Madras United Artists Corporation
1940 was a bad year for the Telugu film industry. Many films flopped. Of the seventeen films released this year, only pure comedies like 'Barrister Parvateesam', 'Chaduvukunna Bharya' and 'Bondam Pelli' found success. 'Illalu' was another film with Kanchanamala and Umamaheswara Rao in the lead.