“Rusthum” is the first film which S.P.Venkanna Babu made with Chiranjeevi and A.Kodanda Rami Reddy. Oorvasi, the lead actress in the film, got to act with two top stars of the Telugu film Industry in 1984. She also acted with Superstar Krishna in the film “Uddhandudu”. “Padyami Naati Raathri” and “Yelaa Unnadhamma” are the two hit songs in the film. S.P.Venkanna Babu repeated the actor/director duo again in 1987 for his “Donga Mogudu”.