Ashadeepam

Ashadeepam is a 1953 Indian Malayalam-language film, directed by G. R. Rao and produced by T. E. Vasudevan. The film stars Sathyan, B. S. Saroja, Gemini Ganesan and Padmini. The film had a musical score by V. Dakshinamoorthy.[2][3][4] The film was also simultaneously produced in Tamil under the title Aasai Magan.[1]

Ashadeepam
Ashadeepam poster.jpg
Poster for both versions
Directed byG. R. Rao
Produced byT. E. Vasudevan
Written byPonkunnam Varkey
'Nagercoil' Padmanabhan (Tamil)
Screenplay byPonkunnam Varkey
Story byPonkunnam Varkey
StarringSathyan
B. S. Saroja
Gemini Ganesan
Padmini
T. N. Gopinathan Nair
Music byV. Dakshinamoorthy
CinematographyU. Rajagopal
Adi M. Irani
Venkitta Rao
Edited byM. S. Mani
Production
company
Associated Producers
Distributed byAssociated Producers
Release date
  • 18 September 1953 (1953-09-18)
[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam
Tamil

Malayalam CastEdit

Tamil CastEdit

Cast adapted from the song book[5]

Support Cast
  • S. S. Sivasooriyan, T. V. Sethuraman, V. P. S. Mani, V. T. Kalyanam, Pottai Krishnamoorthi, and Angamuthu.

SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by V. Dakshinamoorthy.

MalayalamEdit

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Graamathin Hridayame" Jikki (P. G. Krishnaveni) P. Bhaskaran
2 "Jagadanandhakaraka" V. Dakshinamoorthy, P. Leela Thyagaraja 06:28
3 "Janani Jayikka Neenal" P. Leela, M. L. Vasanthakumari P. Bhaskaran
4 "Jeevithameevidhame" P. Leela, Nagaiyyah P. Bhaskaran
5 "Kanmani Vava" P. Leela P. Bhaskaran
6 "Karmabhalame" Ghantasala P. Bhaskaran
7 "Maarivilloli" Jikki (P. G. Krishnaveni) P. Bhaskaran
8 "Panthalittu" P. Leela, A. M. Raja P. Bhaskaran
9 "Poo Veno" P. Leela P. Bhaskaran
10 "Premamennaal Pulivaal" P. Bhaskaran P. Bhaskaran
11 "Sharanam Mayilvaahanaa" M. L. Vasanthakumari P. Bhaskaran
12 "Veeshi Pon Vala" P. Bhaskaran P. Bhaskaran

TamilEdit

Lyrics were penned by Kuyilan. One song from Tyagaraja's composition. Playback singers are: P. Leela, M. L. Vasanthakumari, Jikki, Ghantasala, V. J. Varma and A. M. Rajah.[5][6]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Graamathin Idhayam Peranbin" Jikki Kuyilan 02:34
2 "Jagadanandhakaraka" V. Dakshinamoorthy & P. Leela Thyagaraja 06:28
3 "Kalaigal Migundha Engal Thamizh Vaazhgave" M. L. Vasanthakumari & P. Leela Kuyilan 03:36
4 "Maanida Vaazhvidhuve" V. J. Varma & P. Leela Kuyilan 03:24
5 "Thaalelo Raajaa En Kanne" P. Leela Kuyilan 03:11
6 "Vinaiyinaale Vandha Theemai" Ghantasala Kuyilan 03:36
7 "Vaana Villena Vandhu Kaadhalin" Jikki Kuyilan 02:44
8 "Odameri Chenre Kaadhal Kanaavile" A. M. Rajah & P. Leela Kuyilan 03:18
9 "Rajave Nalla Rojavai Paar" P. Leela Kuyilan 02:34
10 "Neeye Arul Velane" M. L. Vasanthakumari Kuyilan 02:15
11 "Paayum Kangalaal .. Kaalil Thanga Salangai" P. Leela, V. J. Varma & Group Kuyilan 03:24

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ashadeepam (1953)". thehindu.com. 16 May 2010. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Aashadeepam". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Aashadeepam". malayalasangeetham.info. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Aashadeepam". spicyonion.com. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b ஆசை மகன் (song book) (in Tamil). Associated Producers. 1953.
  6. ^ G. Neelamegam. Thiraikalanjiyam – Part 1 (in Tamil). Manivasagar Publishers, Chennai 108 (Ph:044 25361039). First edition December 2014. p. 48.

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