Bhakta Potana (1942)

 ●  Telugu ● 3 hrs 6 mins

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This biographical tale portrays the life of a great poet and devotee of Lord Rama, Potana. As per the Lord's will, he translates the Srimad Bhagavatam into Telugu, but when the king forces him to dedicate the work in his name, he refuses. How will he deal with the king's wrath?
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Cast: Chittor V Nagaiah, Hemalatha Devi, Mudigonda Lingamurthy

Crew: Kadri Venkata Reddy (Director), K Ramnoth (Director of Photography), Chittor V Nagaiah (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family, Musical

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1942 (India)

Telugu Name: భక్త పోతన

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as Pothana
as Narasamamba/Pothana's wife
as Ajamilini, the rowdy
Supporting Actress
as Lord Rama
as Sreenatha's daughter
as Goddess Saraswathi
as Lakshmi/Pothana's daughter


Assistant Director


Production Company
Production Manager


Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography


Art Director
Film Type:
Colour Info:
Black & White
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)
Music Label: Saregama India Limited