Bhagyavantha (Kannada: ಭಾಗ್ಯವಂತ) is a 1981 Kannada drama film directed and written by B. S. Ranga. The film featured Master Lohit, Aarathi and Jai Jagadish in pivotal roles. Veteran actor Rajkumar and Thoogudeepa Srinivas made brief appearances in the film.

Directed byB. S. Ranga
Written byB. S. Ranga
Produced byS. A. Govinda Raj
V. Bharath Raju
StarringMaster Lohith
Jai Jagadish
K. S. Ashwath
CinematographyB. R. Ramkumar
Edited byP. G. Mohan
Music byT. G. Lingappa
Nirupama Art Combines
Release date
  • 1981 (1981)
Running time
137 minutes

The film is a remake of director's own 1954 Telugu film Maa Gopi which itself was a remake of 1953 Hindi film Bhagyawan and its Marathi version Soubhagya.[1][2] The 1982 Hindi movie Anokha Bandhan based on the story Ramer Sumati by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay had a similar storyline except for the climax. The movie saw a theatrical run of 28 weeks.[3][4]

The dialogues and lyrics were written by Chi. Udaya Shankar. Performance of Master Lohith were praised by critics and audience. The film featured original score and soundtrack composed by T. G. Lingappa. The soundtrack included two songs sung by actor Rajkumar.



The movie stars and revolves around the life of Krishna (Puneeth Rajkumar) who is considered as an unlucky child and is shunned by most of his family members except his paternal uncle, his uncle's daughter and his brother's wife.


The music was composed by T. G. Lingappa which included a very popular devotional song "Guruvara Banthamma" sung by actor Rajkumar.[5]

Track listing
1."Baana Daariyalli"Chi. Udaya ShankarMaster Lohith 
2."Amma Seethamma"Chi. Udaya ShankarPoornachandra, Master Lohith 
3."Nagu Kanda"Chi. Udaya ShankarKumari Jyothi 
4."Thilidavaro Moodaro"Chi. Udaya ShankarRajkumar 
5."Guruvara Banthamma"Chi. Udaya ShankarRajkumar 


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