Cast: N. T. Rama Rao, Jayapradha, Rao Gopal Rao, Satyanarayana, Allu Ramalingaiah, Prabhakar Reddy, Kanta Rao, P. J. Sharma, Chalapathi Rao, K. V. Chalam, Suryakantham, Manju Bhargavi, Jhansi, Jayamalini, Nirmalamma
Crew: Director: Tatineni Rama Rao, Producer: S.Venkatartnam, Written By: D.V.Narasa Raju, Lyrics: Sri Sri, C.Narayanareddy, Veturi Sundararama Murthy, Music Director: Chakravarthy, Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam, Playback Singers: S.P.Balasubramanyam, P.Susheela...
Release Date: 21 October 1977
Description: Yamagola is a Telugu fantasy comedy film, produced by S. Venkataratnam on Sree Pallavi Films banner and directed by Tatineni Rama Rao. The film was remade in Hindi as Lok Parlok (1979) by the same banner and director. It recorded as a Blockbuster at the box office. The film celebrated Silver Jubilee at 6 centres and ran for 40 weeks in Hyderabad and Vijayawada. It became a cult classic with lot of remakes made with a similar theme later on by many directors like S V Krishna Reddy 'Yamaleela' and Chiranjeevi's Yamudiki Mogudu. It was indeed the fourth Telugu film to collect Rs. 2 crore at Box Office at that time. Yamagola story plot is: Satyam (N.T. Rama Rao) is a youth leader and Panchayati Board President. He interferes with the ex-President of the board, Rudrayya (Rao Gopala Rao) from executing his corrupt practices. Satyam and Rudrayya's daughter, Savithri (Jayapradha) are in love and plan to get married. So Rudrayya gets Satyam killed with the help of a professional killer (Prabhakar Reddy). Satyam immediately goes to heaven. He angers the King of Heaven, Indra (Kanta Rao) while Indra is enjoying the dance by Rambha, Urvasi and Menaka. An angered Indra sends Satyam straight to hell headed by Yama (Satyanarayana) and ably assisted by Chitragupta (Allu Ramalingaiah). In hell, Satyam influences the soldiers of death, Yama's army using communist theories and rights of labor, and turns them against their leader-Yama, and Hell shuts down. Yama sends him back to Earth. Yama and Chitragupta visits Earth on a holiday trip and experiences the funny aspects of Humans. Satyam changes his name and teaches Rudrayya a lesson.