- Balkrishna, Bharathi, Loknath, Rajkumar
- January 1, 1970
Complete Story. The plot of Bangaarada Manushya revolves around Rajeeva (Rajkumar) who comes to visit his sister (Adeevani Lakshmidevi) only to find the sister’s husband dead and the family in need of financial help. After their elder brother (Loknath) leaves without providing any help, he decides to stay with his sister and help them out. With the help of the village head and family friend Rachutappa (Balakrishna), he gets back the family owned land and starts cultivating it. He also sends the two sons of his sister, Keshava (Vajramuni) and Chakrapani (Srinath), to city for higher studies and also helps a friend of theirs with education. He resurrects 25 acres (100,000 m2) of land that were left out by the villagers as barren land, and becomes rich. He also is in love with the neighbor’s daughter (Bharathi Vishnuvardhan), whom he plans to marry eventually. The two kids complete their studies and are married off, one of them to his brother’s daughter. Now the downhill starts, with his wife dying in an accident and one of the sister’s sons questioning his loyalty. Eventually he walks out of the family without a trace.