Vaagdhanam ( 1961 ) , Telugu
Synopsis: " Vishwanatham (Nagayya), Ranganatham (Gummadi) and Jagannatham are childhood friends. Jaganatham marries a girl from lower caste. He gets out-casted from the village. After the death of his wife, Jagannatham gets addicted to liquor. Vishwanatham helps him and sends money for the education of his son. Suryam (Akkineni Nageshwara Rao) is son of Jagannatham completed Medical education. Vishwanatham wants to give his daughter Vijaya (Krishna Kumari) to Suryam. But Ranganatham wants his son Chandram (Chalam) to marry Vijaya. Jagannatham dies accidentally falling from the stairs before his son returns. Vishwanatham dies of shock soon. Suryam returns to the village and started to provide medical services to the poor people suffering from Malaria. Radha (Girija) helps him as Nurse. After the death of Vishwanatham, Ranganatham creates differences between Suryam and Vijaya. How the differences get cleared with the intervention of Ramdas (Relangi) is rest of the story. "