Manavathi is a 1952 Indian film produced in two language editions, Telugu & Tamil. The film was directed by Y. V. Rao.[2] The film stars Mukkamala and Madhuri Devi.

Manavathi
Directed byY. V. Rao
Screenplay byTelugu:
Tamil: Chidambaram A. M. Nataraja Kavi
StarringMukkamala
C. H. Narayana Rao
P. K. Saraswathi
Sriranjani Jr.
Music byH. R. Padmanabha Sastry
B. Rajanikanta Rao
Production
company
Sarvodaya Films
Release date
March 1952[1]
Running time
190 mins. (17145 ft.)
CountryIndia
LanguagesTelugu
Tamil

CastEdit

List adapted from the database of Film News Anandan[1] and from iMDB.(see external links)

ProductionEdit

The film was produced in Telugu and Tamil under the banner Sarvodaya Films and was directed by Y. V. Rao. Chidambaram A. M. Nataraja Kavi wrote the Tamil dialogues.

SoundtrackEdit

Music was composed by H. R. Padmanabha Sastry and B. Rajanikanta Rao

Tamil

Lyrics were penned by Chidambaram A. M. Nataraja Kavi. Playback singers are Vidwan Srinivasan, R. Vijaya Rao, P. Leela, R. Balasaraswathi Devi, Jikki, A. P. Komala, T. G. Saraswathi, Seetha, Anusuya and S. Rajam.[3]

No. Song Singer/s Lyrics Duration (m:ss)
1 "Gopaalaa Gunaseela" A. P. Komala Chidambaram A. M. Nataraja Kavi 03:06
2 "Anbu Kondaendhum" R. Balasaraswathi Devi 03:20
3 "Thanadhu Adamae Thaan" 03:05
4 "O Malaiya Maarudhame" R. Balasaraswathi Devi & R.Vijaya Rao 03:20
5 "En Raajaave Idhu" Jikki 03:11
6 "Uthiravu Kodungo"
7 "Eno Ezhupinaan Ennai" P. Leela 03:03
8 "Maamalar Vaname" 03:21
9 "Paaraayo En Vaaraayo" 03:21
10 "En Maasaki En Maasaki" S. Rajam & P. Leela
11 "Punniya Dheviye Maanavathi" 03:07

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Film News Anandan (23 October 2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru [History of Landmark Tamil Films] (in Tamil). Chennai: Sivakami Publishers. Archived from the original on 20 June 2017.
  2. ^ Ashish Rajadhyaksha & Paul Willemen (1998). Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema (PDF). New Delhi: Oxford University Press. p. 614.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ G. Neelamegam. Thiraikalanjiyam — Part 1 (in Tamil). Manivasagar Publishers, Chennai 108 (Ph:044 25361039). First edition December 2014. p. 41.

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