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Missamma (1955)

Two unemployed college graduates from Madras, Rao and Mary act as if they are a married couple to get a job as school teachers in a small village called Appapuram. The story unfolds into an... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri ... M. T. Rao
Savitri ... Mary / Mahalakshmi
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao ... A.K. Raju
S.V. Ranga Rao ... Gopalam
Relangi Venkatramaiah ... Devayya
Jamuna ... Sita
Rushyendramani Rushyendramani ... Gopalam's wife
Allu Ramalingaiah ... Musali Panthulu
Ramana Reddy ... David
Balkrishna Balkrishna ... Govind
Doraiswamy Doraiswamy ... Mary Pempudu thandri
Gummadi Gummadi ... Employer (guest role)
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Two unemployed college graduates from Madras, Rao and Mary act as if they are a married couple to get a job as school teachers in a small village called Appapuram. The story unfolds into an extremely hilarious comedy as they try to cover up that Mary is a christian. They are assisted in their drama by Devaiah-a friend and ex-beggar in fooling the family they work for. Written by Chandu Parimi <cparimi@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Country:

India

Language:

Telugu

Release Date:

12 January 1955 (India) See more »

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Vijaya Pictures See more »
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29 March 2002 | by cparimiSee all my reviews

Comedy at its best. This movie has a masterful cast at their best. I have seen this movie more than 50 times and would never pass a chance to see it again. Missamma is a well written, well acted and well made masterpiece that has to be subtitled and shown to an international audience.


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