Kumara Sambhavam

Kumara Sambhavam (Malayalam: കുമാര സംഭവം) is a 1969 Indian Malayalam and Tamil bilingual film, directed and produced by P. Subramaniam. Based on the epic poem of the poet Kalidasa of the same name, it stars Gemini Ganesan, Padmini, Srividya and Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair in lead roles. The film had musical score and songs composed by G. Devarajan.[1][2][3] The film won the first ever Kerala State Film Award for Best Film.[4] The film stood apart in technical quality when compared to previous Malayalam films and is hence regarded as a landmark in the history of Malayalam cinema.

Kumara Sambhavam
Kumara sambavam.jpg
Poster of the Tamil version
Directed byP. Subramaniam
Produced byP. Subramaniam
Written byKalidasa
Screenplay byNagavally R. S. Kurup
StarringGemini Ganesan
Padmini
Sridevi
Srividya
Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair
Rajasree
Music byG. Devarajan
CinematographyU. Rajagopal
Edited byN. Gopalakrishnan
Production
company
Neela
Distributed byNeela
Release date
  • 26 December 1969 (1969-12-26)

14 March 1970 [Tamil dubbed]
CountryIndia
LanguagesMalayalam
Tamil

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by G. Devarajan and the lyrics were written by Mahakavi Kalidasan, O. N. V. Kurup and Vayalar Ramavarma.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss) ragam
1 "Asthyutharasyaam (Bit) K. J. Yesudas Mahakavi Kalidasan
2 "Ellaam Sivamayam Renuka O. N. V. Kurup Chenjurutti
3 "Indukkalaamouli P. Madhuri Vayalar Ramavarma
4 "Ksheerasaagara Nandini Pournami P. Leela Vayalar Ramavarma
5 "Maayaanadanavihaarini P. Leela, Radha Jayalakshmi O. N. V. Kurup
6 "Mallaakshee Manimaaril M. G. Radhakrishnan, B. Vasantha Vayalar Ramavarma
7 "Nallahaimavathabhoomiyil P. Susheela, Chorus O. N. V. Kurup
8 "Omkaaram Omkaaram K. J. Yesudas Vayalar Ramavarma
9 "Padmaasanathil P. B. Sreenivas Vayalar Ramavarma
10 "Polthinkalkkala K. J. Yesudas O. N. V. Kurup
11 "Priyasakhi Gange P. Madhuri O. N. V. Kurup
12 "Priyasakhi Gange (Movie Version) P. Madhuri O. N. V. Kurup
13 "Shailanandini K. J. Yesudas, B. Vasantha O. N. V. Kurup
14 "Sharavanappoykayil Avathaaram P. Leela, Kamukara Vayalar Ramavarma
15 "Thapassirunnu Devan K. J. Yesudas O. N. V. Kurup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kumaarasambhavam". MalayalaChalachithram. Retrieved 14 October 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Kumaarasambhavam". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 14 October 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Vijayakumar, B. (1 January 2012). "Kumarasambhavam - 1969". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards" Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Praveen, S. R. (25 February 2018). "Sridevi and the Malayalam film industry: nurturing young talent". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 July 2020.

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