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Punnami Naagu (U)

Genre

Drama

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Release Date

13 Jun 1980
Story
Punnami Naagu is drama based movie in which, Chiranjeevi played the role of a snake charmer Naagulu in this movie. He falls in love with menaka, whose adopted brother Narasimharaju is in love with naagulu’s cousin Laxmi(Rati).

Naagulu’s father feeds him with poisoned food since childhood and this makes him resitant to any snake bite.
Every fullmoon night, Naagulu behaves like a cobra and searches for a woman and every woman he meets, dies due to his poison.
On one such fullmoon night he kills menaka and Raju gets suspiciuos about this, as he doesn’t see any marks of snake bite on her body.

A young teacher comes to that village and becomes naagulu’s victim. Raju investigates with the help of film in her camera and finds out that Naagulu has become a snake.
Naagulu’s father reveals his secret before dying and naagulu tries to find a remedy, but its too late for that.
His skin starts peeling off like a snake and Raju advises him to leave that village before villagers find and kill him. But naagulu prefers death than to life of a snake and commits suicide from a hilltop.