Jeevana Jyothi (1987 film)

Jeevana Jyothi is a 1987 Indian Kannada-language film, directed by P. Vasu and produced by Vijaya Shankar Bhat. The film stars Vishnuvardhan, Ambika, Nalini and Srinivasa Murthy. The film became a superhit at the boxoffice.The film has musical score by Vijay Anand.[1] The movie was dubbed into Malayalam, with the title Samarppanam.[2]

Jeevana Jyothi
Directed byP. Vasu
Written byP. Vasu
Screenplay byP. Vasu
Produced byVijaya Shankar Bhat
Srinivasa Murthy
CinematographyM. C. Shekar
Edited byP. Venkateshwara Rao
Music byVijay Anand
Devi & Devi Films
Release date
  • 10 August 1987 (1987-08-10)


A girl is found murdered on a railway track. A "Y" shaped mark is found on her body which can be due to leech bite. The story revolves around the people involved in the investigation of the murder. This include Chandrakanth Sharma, the police officer who investigates the murder, the forensic surgeon Sarvajaya who does the autopsy and Aravindan who is an ayurvedic practitioner. The story brings to light the insecurity faced by women. The story also revolves around the relationship between them and how the case affects their mental psychology with family affairs.[3][4]



The music was composed by Vijay Anand.[5]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Yeko Hosa Aase" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jayaram Chi. Udaya Shankar
2 "Baredide Ninna" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki R. N. Jayagopal
3 "Aatavu Chanda" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra Chi. Udaya Shankar
4 "Haaraduva Ee Jeevake" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam R. N. Jayagopal


  1. ^ "Jeevana Jyothi". Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Samarppanam (1987)".
  3. ^ A murder, and its aftermath. "A murder and its aftermath". The Hindu.
  4. ^ Mystery, unfurled. "Mystery unfurled". The New Indian Express.
  5. ^ "Jeevana Jyothi Songs". Retrieved 11 August 2014.

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