The movie songs of the bygone era will always remain close to the hearts of people. These evergreen songs, be it Bollywood or Tollywood, have no shelf life. The old songs facilitate a travel into the past and refresh the beautiful memories. The Telugu movie industry has had a very rich history with very talented film makers and music directors.
Veteran Bollywood much directors such as the late Mohammad Rafi have also composed music for the Telugu movies. The Telugu movies also mark the golden era for the late music director Ghantasal. He has given the Telugu music industry ample melodies. ‘Mamgalamu’, ‘Maruva Jalani’, ‘Svagatam’, ‘Evaru Cgesina Karma’, ‘Na Manasu Ni Manasu’, ‘Viragamdham’, ‘Illu Illani Evu’ can be named as some of his marvellous creations. Apart from the above there are other immortal melodies such as ‘Palukebangara’, ‘Kurisevennello’, ‘Alayana’, ‘Chakkanichukka’, ‘Eemusimusi’, ‘Saregamthu’, ‘O Rangayo’ to name a few. Also in the olden days songs associated with some of the superstars of the era were very popular. Telugu songs especially pertaining to the Telugu superstar NTR have a huge fan following to date. Some of the NTR songs viz ‘Emani Varninchanu’, ‘Donga Donga Dorikindi’, ‘Na Ranga Saranga’, ‘Akuchatu Pinde Tadise’ are very popular to date. Furthermore songs from some of the classic movies such as ‘Manchukursie Velalo from Abhinandana’, ‘No navvu Cheppindi from Antam’, ‘Chilakamma Chitikenyanga from Dalapati’, ‘Inade Edo Ayyindi from Prema’ ,to name a few , are widely heard. The old Telugu movie songs are very difficult to find online.
While many online websites might enlist the old Telugu melodies along with other details such as movie names and singers, these are usually not available for downloading. However many websites do provide the users with the lyrics of these wonderful old Telugu songs and also provide for online listening to these Telugu songs.