Bangaru Kanuka

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  • NR
  • 1982
  • 2 hr 13 min
  • 4.3  (18)

Bangaru Kanuka is a 1982 Telugu drama film directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao starring Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Sridevi, and Gummadi in the lead roles. It is a family-oriented drama that revolves around the bond between a grandfather and his granddaughter. The film begins with Gummadi's character, Raghupathi, a wealthy businessman in Hyderabad, who lives with his son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter Shanti. Raghupathi adores his granddaughter and takes care of her in every possible way. He spends most of his time with her, playing and pampering her.

Things take a turn when Raghupathi's son and daughter-in-law plan to move to the US with their daughter for a better future. Although Raghupathi is sad to see his daughter and granddaughter leave, he agrees to the move, thinking it will bring a better future for them.

But after they leave, Raghupathi starts to feel lonely and begins to miss his granddaughter. To fill the void, he starts spending more time with his friends but feels empty without her.

One day, Raghupathi learns that his granddaughter has been abandoned by her parents in the US. Unable to bear the thought of his precious granddaughter all alone, he decides to bring her back to India, despite his son's objections.

The rest of the film is about Raghupathi's efforts to provide a stable and loving home for his granddaughter, who has lived through the heartaches of abandonment at such a young age. Raghupathi's unconditional love, combined with the support of his friends and staff, helps the granddaughter to finally heal from her past trauma.

The film highlights the bond between a grandfather and granddaughter and the importance of family. It also comments on the impact of cultural differences on younger generations, and the responsibilities that come with family. Moreover, it shows how the legacy of care and love is passed down through generations.

Akkineni Nageshwara Rao delivers a great performance as the loving, caring grandfather who goes above and beyond to care for his granddaughter. Sridevi too shines in her role as the endearing and innocent granddaughter. Gummadi, who plays the grandfather's friend Hari, delivers a powerful performance as a voice of reason and support in Raghupathi's life.

Overall, Bangaru Kanuka is a beautifully crafted, heartwarming film that showcases the power of love, care, and family. It delivers a strong message to audiences that family, even beyond blood relations, is fundamental in bringing out the best in people, and how important it is to cultivate the seeds love, care and understanding to build strong communities. With beautifully crafted scenes and memorable musical score, Bangaru Kanuka is a must-watch movie for anyone who values family and relationship values.

Bangaru Kanuka is a 1982 art house & international movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 13 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.3.

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    2 hr 13 min
  • IMDB Rating
    4.3  (18)