The film deals with Karna (Sr.NTR)'s journey in life right from hardships, Duryodhana (Sr.NTR)'s friendship and then raising himself to a powerful warrior in Kurukshetra War. The film features Duryodhana's anger towards Pandavas for the insult Draupadi (Sarada) does to him in the Maya Sabha and many such interesting sequences. The film reaches a crescendo when Kurukshetra War begins, and the radical change every important character in Mahabharata undergoes as s result of it.Directed by N.T. Rama RaoProduced by N.T. Rama RaoWritten by N.T. Rama RaoStarring N.T. Rama RaoNandamuri BalakrishnaNandamuri HarikrishnaSharadaChalapathi RaoKaikala SatyanarayanaGummadi Venkateswara RaoMusic by Pendyala Nageswara RaoStudio Ramakrishna Cine StudiosDistributed by MayuriRelease date(s) January 14, 1977Running time 233 min.Country IndiaLanguage TeluguBudget INR10 lakhsBox office INR 2 Crore.