Director by:   Kodi Ramakrishna Producer by: M. Shyam Prasad Reddy Story by: M. S. Art Movies Unit Starring: Dr. Rajashekar, Jeevitha Music by: Chellapilla Satyam Cinematography: K S Hari Edited by: K. A. Marthand Release date: July 1989 Country: India Language: Telugu
Nandi Award for Best Villain - Rami Reddy Nandi Award for Best story writer
The film became successful at box office and provided major breakthrough in the career of Rajasekhar. Rajasekhar's portrayal of honest and short-tempered police officer received critical acclaim and he went on to be typecasted in similar roles throughout his career. Both director and actor again teamed up for Nayakudu which failed to repeat the success of Ankusham. Ramireddy also became famous as villain and did similar characters in the films.