Evocative and provocative, this socially relevant saga delves into selfishness and corruption within the corridors of power and the struggle of one honest municipal councillor to maintain the integrity against all odds. How will his battle against a corrupt system evolve?
How can society grows strong and prosperous when the people in the corridors of power – the politicians, government officials and persons in law enforcement – turn out to be corrupt and greedy.
Amongst the many who are looking to maximise their personal profits within a corrupt system are Dharma Rao (Gowrinatha Sastry) the Chairman of the municipality, municipal contractor, a local businessman, and his associates. They use their influence for their own personal ends in secret.
However, Ramadasu (Lingamurthy), who is also a newspaper editor, is honest and incorruptible. How will the battle against the corrupt system evolve? What will the future hold in store for all the players?
The movie had won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu in the year 1954.
Pedda Manushulu 1954
04 Feb 1954 ● Telugu ● 3 hrs 11 mins
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