January 14, 1988 (India)
Ashok Kumar K.
| B. Gopal|
| 14 January 1988 (1988-01-14)|
Tollywood, Action Film, Family film, World cinema
Daggubati Venkatesh (Krishna Prasad), Amala Akkineni (Radha), Sharada (Nagamani), D Ramanaidu, Nutan Prasad
Daggubati Venkatesh and others appear in Raktha Tilakam and Brahma Puthrudu
Raktha Tilakam Wikipedia
Raktha Tilakam (Telugu: రక్త తిలకం) is a 1988 Tollywood Action - family film directed by B. Gopal and produced by K.Ashok Kumar on Sri Usha Art Productions banner. Starring Venkatesh and Amala played the lead roles and music is composed by Chakravarthy. The film was a remake of Tamil film Thaimel Aanai and was also remade in Hindi as Pratikar in 1991. The film was Hit at the box office.
Krishna Prasad is a son of a rich man Satyanarayana Prasad (Jaggayya), in his childhood his father younger brother Garupmantha Rao (Nutan Prasad) kills his brother for the property and Krishna Prasad is driven out of the house. Krishna Prasad goes to live with his school-teacher Nagamani (Sharada) whom he treats as his own mother, she has two children, Balaram & Jyoti, of her own. Garupmantha Rao tries to kill Krishna also but unfortunately Balaram is separated from his family, and assuming he is dead. Nagamani looks after Krishna and Jyoti. After 20 years, Krishna Prasad (Venkatesh) falls in love with his college friend Radha (Amala). Raghu (Sudhakar) son of Garupmantha Rao turns to become a local goon, protected by his dad by bribing the local police Inspector P.K. Pathi (Giri Babu). Jyoti (Poornima) is raped and murdered by Raghu and his pals, and they also run over Nagamani rendering her crippled. Both Krishna and Nagamani swear to avenge Jyoti's death. Then Balaram (Siva Krishna) re-enters their lives, as a police inspector, and is bent on arresting Krishna by hook or by crook, casting doubts whether he is or not on the payroll.
Music composed by Chakravarthy. Music released on SAPTASWAR Audio Company.
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