Release date29 August 1986 (1986-08-29) WriterAcharya Athreya (dialogues), Rajendra Prasad V.B. (story)
Captain Nagarjun is a 1986 Telugu Romantic film, produced and directed by V. B. Rajendra Prasad on Jagapathi Art Pictures banner. Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna, Kushboo, Rajendra Prasad played the lead roles and music is composed by Chakravarthy. The film declared as flop at box-office.
Captain Nagarjuna (Akkineni Nagarjuna) saves the passengers and the flight by landing it safely in spite of engine failure. He falls in love with one of his passengers, Radha (Kushboo). Co-pilot Murthy and Radha's friend Manju are lovers. Radha is a renowned classical dancer, visiting her uncle Ananda Rao. He impersonates as Ananda Rao's nephew. He insistently tries to make Radha accept his love. Ananda Rao returns from his business trip and promises to help Nag. Radha refuses to listen. Nagarjuna challenges Radha for a dance competition. The loser shall listen to the winner. During the competition, Radha loses her step, and, at the brink of losing, kisses Nag. Stunned Nag stops dancing. Radha wins. Nag accuses her, and, he would never again approach her. Nag meets with an accident while driving in an agitated state of mind. Radha goes to the hospital to reveal her past. Nag refuses to listen. They get married and live blissfully. Prabhu, Radha's manager who also wished to marry her, plans on revenge. He invites Nag to an art exhibition where Nag finds a portrait of Radha which depicts a mole at an objectionable part of the body. Nag starts suspecting Radha. He meets the artist Ravi (Rajendra Prasad), who made the portrait. He invites Ravi to felicitate him for his award winning a portrait. Radha is stunned to see Ravi at her home. Nag's behavior troubles her. On the stage, Radha is asked to unveil the portrait. When they reach home, Radha accuses Nag of suspecting her. When he wants to know the truth, she explains about Ravi. Ravi and Radha are colleges, mates. Ravi is in love with Radha, but, she does not agree. She discontinues college unable to bear raging by Ravi's friends. Ravi is Ananda Rao's son. Radha finally agrees to marry Ravi at the insistence of her mother and Ananda Rao. The wedding is cancelled when Ravi brings a first wife. Radha decides to never marry. Nag still wants an explanation about the mole. Radha denies any knowledge and leaves him for suspecting her. When Nag starts drinking and decides to die, Radha pledges to kill Ravi, to prove her innocence. Overhearing, Ravi writes letters to Nag and Ananda Rao. The truth has Ravi cancelled his marriage with Radha because he has a fatal illness. He noticed the mole when his friends tore Radha's blouse while ragging her at college. Ravi dies confirming Radha's innocence. Nag and Radha reconcile and live happily.
Akkineni Nagarjuna as Nagarjun
Kushboo as Radha
Rajendra Prasad as Ravi
Nutan Prasad as Anand Rao
Gollapudi Maruti Rao as Obbayah
Subhalekha Sudhakar as Murthy
Vinod as Prabhu
Srilakshmi as Manju
The music was composed by Chakravarthy. Lyrics written by Acharya Athreya. Music released on ECHO Audio Company.