Release date7 August 1992 (1992-08-07) Based onChinna Gounder WriterGopalakrishna Paruchuri (dialogue), Venkateswara Rao Paruchuri (dialogue)
Chinarayudu is a 1992 Tollywood film directed by B. Gopal and produced by P. R. Prasad on Datta Sai Films. Starring Venkatesh and Vijayashanti played the lead roles and music composed by Ilayaraja. The film was a remake of Tamil film Chinna Gounder. The film was flop at the box office.
Chinnarayudu (Venkatesh) the arbitrator and most respected person in a village and sees through that all the people live happily. Whenever injustice comes to the fore, he appears to resolve it in an authentic manner, he lives with his mother Durgamma (Nirmalamma). Chinnarayudu's brother-in-law Pasupathi (Mohan Raj) is always opponent and anti to him. Gowri (Vijayashanti) a girl in the village lives by rearing the goats have funny fights with Chinnarayudu & Durgamma and they both silently love each other. Gowri has a debt of amount to Pasupathi for studying her sister Ganga (Haritha), she not able to repay the money so the issue goes to Chinnarayudu's judgment, then a situation arises Gowri has to collect money from villagers for repaying her debt and ultimately landing up in getting married to the Chinnarayudu.
After some time, in an auction Chinnarayudu loss to Pasupathi, to bear a grudge Pasupathi mixes poison in a fish water lake and keeps the blame on Chinnarayudu. Prakash Rao (Vinod) a person who brought up and studied by Chinnarayudu, but he feels that he insulted him many times, for that ire, he prepares to give evidence against Chinnarayudu. Gowri comes to know that, she requests him a lot, at last, she doesn't have any other alternative to stopping him, expect to axe him. Gowri has sent to remand and the case under judgment.
Meanwhile, Ganga becomes pregnant, Chinnarayudu takes the blame on him for that Durgamma sends him out of the house. In jail Gowri tries make suicide Chinnarayudu meets her in the hospital and reveals the truth "the person who made Ganga pregnant is none other than Prakash Rao, no one will believe this, that's why he took the blame" then Gowri realizes. At the same time, Chinnarayudu comes to know that Prakash Rao does not die while Gowri axed him after that Pasupathi killed him. Chinnarayudu proves this truth and makes Gowri realized. Ganga gives birth to a baby, she also tells the truth to everyone and dies. Chinnarayudu catches Pasupathi and gets him to panchayat, he also realizes his mistake and surrenders himself to Police.
Venkatesh as Chinnarayudu
Vijayashanti as Gowri
Kota Srinivasa Rao as Chakali Appanna
Babu Mohan as Appanna's assistant
P. L. Narayana as Lawyer
Mohan Raj as Pasupathi
Vinod as Prakash Rao
Narra Venkateswara Rao as Doctor
Jeet Mohan Mitra as Lawyer
Vijayalalitha as Kameswari
Rajitha as Chinnarayudu's niece
Haritha as Ganga
Nirmalamma as Durgamma
Music composed by Ilayaraja. Lyrics are written by Bhuvanachandra Music released on Lahari Music Company.