Rudraveena is a 1988 Indian Telugu-language musical-drama film written and directed by K. Balachander. Produced by Nagendra Babu Anjana Productions, the film features Chiranjeevi and Shobana in the lead roles alongside Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan which marked one of his rare appearances in Telugu films. It also marked the acting debut of Kannada actor and filmmaker Ramesh Aravind in Telugu cinema. P. L. Narayana, Prasad Babu, Sumithra, Devilalitha, and Brahmanandam play supporting roles.
Satyanarayana, an aged MP, visits Ramapuram. After talking to the locals, Satyanarayana finds that Ramapuram is well-developed and civilised due to the activities of a man named Suryam. He meets Suryam and asks him what inspired him to take up the task of developing Ramapuram. After learning of Satyanarayana interest in Ramapuram's development, Suryam agrees to relate the village's story in the parliament.
|author||Ganesh Patro K. Balachander|
|keywords||adopt based on their caste bilahari carnatic music caste system in india classical dance disturb drink injured learn lower caste nadaswaram prime minister social worker talk tambura tanbur wed working class|
|theme||musical drama social issues|