Starring NT Ramarao, Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, SV Rangarao, Savithri and Gummadi in principle roles, Mayabazar is a mythological classic revolves around a tiny part of Mahabarata. The film was directed by K V Reddy and filmed by great British Cinematographer Marcus Bartley, his trick photography in the film is considered as best ‘special effects’.
Mayabazar (1957) is favourite film for all Andhraites worldwide. And now it has emerged as the greatest Indian film ever. In an online poll conducted by IBNLive, a website belonging to CNN-IBN, netizens chose Mayabazar over other great Indian classics. It topped the poll. The poll was held ‘to find out India’s greatest film till date’, on the occasion of 100 Years of Indian Cinema.