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  • 1984
  • 7.2  (287)

Vijetha is a 1985 Telugu drama film directed by A. Kodandarami Reddy and produced by Allu Aravind under the banner Geeta Art Pictures. The movie stars Chiranjeevi, Bhanupriya, and Sharada in lead roles. It is considered one of Chiranjeevi's best performances and is regarded as a classic in Telugu cinema. The story revolves around a middle-class family headed by Ranga Rao (Chiranjeevi), who is unemployed and lives with his mother (Sharada) and sister (Anitha). Ranga Rao is a firm believer in hard work and is determined to provide a better life for his family. He dreams of becoming a military officer but is constantly thwarted due to lack of qualifications.

Introducing Bhanupriya as his love interest, Ranga gets a job as a clerk at a textile company. Despite being well paid, Ranga is unhappy with his job and decides to quit to pursue his military dream. Bhanupriya encourages him, but Sharada is against it, as it means financial instability for the family.

With the financial situation worsening, Sharada gives in and sells her home to put Ranga through military school. After training, Ranga becomes a respected soldier and is posted to the Indo-Pak border. On his return, he plans to marry Bhanupriya and start a new life, but tragedy strikes, leading to a series of emotional events that test Ranga's determination and will to live.

The movie excellently portrays the struggles and hardships of a middle-class family, highlighting the importance of family values and the relationship between a mother and son. It also sheds light on the sacrifices made by parents for the betterment of their children.

Chiranjeevi, in his role as Ranga Rao, delivers a powerful performance, showcasing his acting prowess and versatility. He aptly portrays the character's determination, courage, and love for his family. Bhanupriya, in her debut role, impresses with her innocent and charming portrayal of Ranga's love interest. Sharada, as the mother, delivers a heart-wrenching performance that leaves a lasting impact.

The music, composed by maestro K. Chakravarthy, adds to the film's charm and emotion, with songs such as "Aakasamlo Aasala Harivillu" and "Devatalaara Deevinchandi" becoming instant hits. The cinematography by Lok Singh and editing by K. Sankara Rao are also noteworthy.

Overall, Vijetha is a must-watch classic that not only entertains but also leaves a lasting impact on the audience. It portrays the struggles and sacrifices of a middle-class family while highlighting the importance of family values and relationships. The performances, music, and direction make it a memorable film that stands the test of time.

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