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Kitturu Chennamma (Kannada: ಕಿತ್ತೂರು ಚೆನ್ನಮ್ಮ) is a 1961 Indian historical drama film in Kannada language, directed and produced by B. R. Panthulu. It stars B. Saroja Devi as Kittur Chennamma, an Indian freedom fighter who led an armed rebellion against the British East India Company in 1824, and died in captivity in 1829.

Kitturu Chennamma
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Directed byB. R. Panthulu
Produced byB. R. Panthulu
Screenplay byG. V. Iyer
StarringB. Saroja Devi
Music byT. G. Lingappa
CinematographyW. R. Subba Rao
M. Karnan
Edited byR. Devarajan
Distributed byPadmini Pictures
Release date
  • 24 February 1961 (1961-02-24)
Running time
164 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

At the 9th National Film Awards, the film was awarded the Best Feature Film in Kannada.[1] This film screened at IFFI 1992 B R Panthalu Homage section.

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SoundtrackEdit

The music for the film was composed by T. G. Lingappa and lyrics for the soundtrack penned by G. V. Iyer. The songs "Kolu Thudiya Kodagananthe" and "Thanukaragadavaralli Pushpava" were taken from the poems of Akka Mahadevi, a poet who lived in the 12th century Karnataka.

Track listEdit

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Hoovina Hantha Hatthuva Jane" S. Janaki, Kamala
2 "Nayanadali Doreyiralu Yara Kanali" P. Susheela
3 "Aalakke Hoovilla" S. Janaki, A. P. Komala
4 "Kolu Thudiya Kodagananthe" S. Janaki
5 "Thanukaragadavaralli Pushpava" P. Susheela
6 "Kitthura Raniyu Hetthalu Puthrana"
7 "Devaru Devaru Devarembuvaru"
8 "Sanne Eneno Maadithu Kannu" P. B. Sreenivas, S. Janaki
9 "Ahorathri Niladodi" P. B. Sreenivas
10 "Thayi Deviyanu Kaane" P. Kalinga Rao

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "9th National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved 9 May 2014.

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