Mama Alludu ( Father-in-law-Son-in-law) is a 1990 Telugu-language comedy film, produced by Dasari Narayana Rao under the Dasari Cine Chitra banner and directed by Relangi Narasimha Rao. It stars Rajendra Prasad, Dasari Narayana Rao, Vani Viswanath and music was composed by Vasu Rao. The film was remade in Kannada as Hendtheere Hushar (1992) starring Shashikumar and Sowmyashree and in Tamil as Purushanai Kaikulla Poottukanum (1994) starring Janagaraj, Nizhalgal Ravi and Manjula.


Bhavani Devi (Jayachitra) a proud, arrogant woman has written a book Bhartanu Longadisukotam Ela (How to Keep Husband in your Grip) and she thinks that in real life, she has succeeded in it. But no one knows that her husband Rajeswara Prasad (Dasari Narayana Rao) is a wayward husband who has all sorts of vice. They have an only daughter Jaya (Vani Viswanath), who also moves under the footsteps of her mother. Vijay (Rajendra Prasad) is an unemployed, educated, truthful guy. Jaya falls in love with him. After some time, Vijay joins as an employee in Rajeswara Prasad's company when he learns about their love affair and also knows that Vijay is his old childhood friend's son. Now Rajeswara Prasad decides to make Vijay as his son-in-law under any circumstance. So, he tells so many lies to Bhavani Devi and makes Jaya's marriage with Vijay. After the marriage, both father-in-law and son-in-law keep a bet; Vijay says that family life runs on truth and honesty, whereas Rajeswara Prasad says it goes on manipulation and tactics and on another side, Bhavani Devi trains Jaya to keep her husband in her grip, which leads to a lot of misunderstandings. The rest of the story is about how the family sets to right and who wins the bet.