Telugu Movies Based on Bengali Novels:
When it comes to arts, there are no boundaries. The confines of language, literature, culture all blend into one another when it comes to performing arts. Cinema is a point in the case, literature has often served as an inspiration to filmmakers. And what better than, the deep-rooted Bengali literature which serves as a palate for some fantastic cinema. Telugu movies based on Bengali novels is an example of cross-culture unity.
Here is a list of Telugu movies based on Bengali novels:
The Telugu movie is based on Sarat Chandra’s novel Vipradas. One of the earliest Bengali novels to have found favor with Telugu filmmakers. Set against the Indian struggle for freedom, the film marked the debut of NTR.
The movie is based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s novel Datta, directed by famous Telugu director Acharya Athreya.
Based on the novel Nishikriti by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, the movie was directed by Adurthi Subba Rao and starred Savitri, Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, V. Ranga Rao, Kannamba
The 1955 Telugu drama film was directed by P. Pullaiah and starred Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri in the lead roles. The award-winning film is based on the Bengali novel Swayamsidda, written by Manilal Banerjee.
The 1961 Telugu-language drama film was directed by Ramakrishna and starred Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bhanumathi Ramakrishna in the lead roles. It is based on the Bengali novel Bada Didi, written by Saratchandra Chatterjee.
The movie was directed by Vedantam Raghavaiah and was based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s novel, Devdas.
Rabindranath Tagore, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay and many others of the ilk form the crème de la crème of Bengali literature. Their novels and stories have been a source of inspiration to many Tollywood directors and will continue to do so for many years to come.