Bangaarada Panjara

Bangaarada Panjara (transl. Golden Cage) is a 1974 Indian Kannada comedy film directed by V. Somashekhar and starring Rajkumar in the lead role. The supporting cast features Aarathi, K. S. Ashwath, Pandari Bai and Lokanath.[1][2] The movie saw a theatrical run of 25 weeks.[3]

Bangaarada Panjara
Kannadaಬಂಗಾರದ ಪಂಜರ
Directed byV. Somashekhar
Produced by
  • Rajashankar
  • A. L. Balu
Screenplay byV. Somashekhar
Music byG. K. Raghu
  • Annayya
  • Mallik
Edited byP. Bhaktavatsalam
Distributed byRaja Productions
Release date
  • 1974 (1974)
Running time
167 minutes

The core plot of the movie is based on the Marathi play Ekta Jeev Sadashiv which had already been adapted into a 1972 Marathi movie Ekta Jeev Sadashiv starring Dada Kondke. The 2000 Hindi movie Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain is based on the Marathi movie and this movie.

Although the film was not a huge success in its initial release it became one of the most sought Kannada movie for re-releases by '80s.



The music of the film was composed by G. K. Raghu with lyrics for the soundtrack penned by Chi. Udaya Shankar.

Track listEdit

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Bittare Sigadone" P. B. Sreenivas, S. Janaki
2 "Kariya Kambali" P. B. Sreenivas, S. Janaki
3 "Come And Meet Me" P. B. Sreenivas, S. Janaki
4 "Suy Anno Gaali" P. B. Sreenivas, S. Janaki
5 "Sloka" Rajkumar


  1. ^ staff (2014). Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema. Routledge. p. 186. ISBN 1135943184. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  2. ^ Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Research and Reference Division (2000). Mass Media in India. Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. p. 681.
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