Disco King (film)

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Disco King
Disco King film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byTatineni Prasad
Written byGanesh Patro (dialogues)
Screenplay byTatineni Prasad
Story byDeepak Balraj
Based onDisco Dancer (1982)
Produced byRakesh
StarringNandamuri Balakrishna
CinematographyP. V. Sai Prasad
Edited byKollimarlla Nageswara Rao
Music byChakravarthy
Sri Vishnu Films[1]
Release date
  • 7 June 1984 (1984-06-07)
Running time
135 mins

Disco King is a 1984 Telugu-language drama film, produced by Rakesh under the Sri Vishnu Films banner and directed by Tatineni Prasad. It stars Nandamuri Balakrishna, Tulasi and music composed by Chakravarthy. The film is a remake of the Hindi film Disco Dancer (1982).[2][3]


The film begins on Balakrishna a street performer, plays music with his uncle Venkatesh (Ranganath). Once Tulasi daughter of multi-millionaire Jagannatham (Jaggayya) loves his guitar tune and starts learning. Looking at it, enraged Jagannatham not only humiliates but also imprisons Balakrishna's mother Seeta (Sumitra) for a crime which makes them leave the city out of shame. Years roll by, Sudhakar (Sudhakar) the son of Jagannatham, a famous disco dancer, is a haughty spoiled-brat. At a juncture, he affronts his manager Nutan Prasad (Nutan Prasad) so he quits his job and challenges to create a new star opposite to him. At the same time, he spots Balakrishna (Nandamuri Balakrishna), so, he arranges his show instead of Sudhakar which becomes a big hit. Here, Balakrishna is acquainted with Tulasi (Tulasi) with a petty quarrel. Soon, Balakrishna reaches the highest peaks in his career who is untiled as Disco King which takes the throne from Sudhakar and wins the heart of Tulasi. Distressed Sudhakar becomes a drug addict, witnessing it, frenzied Jagannatham intrigues to eliminate Balakrishna. So, they electrify his guitar with high voltage current when, unfortunately, Seeta dies. There onwards, Balakrishna gets guitar phobia, moreover, Jagannatham's men break his legs but he recovers with the help of Tulasi. At present, Balakrishna has to vie in All India Disco Competition where he is unable to hold the guitar even Tulasi persuades, besides Sudhakar heckles at him. During that plight, Venkatesh arrives emboldens him when he starts singing but awfully Venkatesh dies while guarding Balakrishna against harm. At last, Balakrishna ceases Jagannatham & his men. Finally, the movie ends on a happy note by Balakrishna continuing his musical journey.



Disco King
Film score by
LabelStar Music
Chakravarthy chronology
Kondaveeti Nagulu
Disco King
Palnati Puli

Music composed by Chakravarthy. Lyrics were written by Veturi Sundararama Murthy. Music released on Star Music Company.

S. No. Song Title Singers length
1 "Pattindalla Bangarame" SP Balu 4:14
2 "Inte Inte Eelokam" SP Balu, S.P. Sailaja 5:22
3 "Chukkalanti Chakkanamma" SP Balu 4:31
4 "Abbadi Ammadi" SP Balu 4:44
5 "Nuvve Nuvve" Madhavpeddi Ramesh 3:28
6 "Vayyaramma" Madhavpeddi Ramesh 4:32
7 "Inte Inte Eelokam" (Sad) SP Balu 2:21


  1. ^ "Titles". Chithr.com.
  2. ^ "Heading". IMDb.
  3. ^ "Heading-2". Nth Wall. Archived from the original on 28 January 2015.

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