Mayuri (film)

Mayuri (transl. Female peafowl) is a 1985 Telugu-language biographical dance film produced by Ramoji Rao, directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. It was dubbed into Malayalam and (Tamil) as Mayoori and remade as Naache Mayuri in 1986 in Hindi. The movie starred Sudha Chandran, Subhakar, P. L. Narayana, Nirmalamma, Y. Vijaya, Potti Prasad, K. K. Sharma, S. R. Raju and Suthi Veerabhadra Rao. This film is based on the real-life story of Sudha Chandran.[1] The film was premiered at the 1985 International Film Festival of India.[2] The film was screened retrospectively, during the 2014 International Film Festival of India in Celebrating Dance in Indian cinema section.[3] This film won 14 Nandi Awards, the most by any Telugu film.

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Directed bySingeetam Srinivasa Rao
Produced byRamoji Rao
Written bySingeetam Srinivasa Rao
Ganesh Patro
StarringSudha Chandran
Music byS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
CinematographySrihari Anumolu
Release date
Running time
142 minutes


Mayuri is a real story of classical dancer Sudha Chandran, who lost her leg in an accident on her way from Trichy to Chennai on June 1981. The story depicts on how she got a Jaipur foot and fights her way back as a dancer and succeeds in life.



The music was composed by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and the lyrics were written by Veturi Sundararama Murthy and Mankombu Gopalakrishnan ( Malayalam version).

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Ee Paadam" S. P. Sailaja Veturi Sundararama Murthy
2 "Gourisankara Sringam" S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy
3 "Idi Naa Priya Narthana" S. Janaki Veturi Sundararama Murthy
4 "Kailasamlo Thaandavamaade" S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy
5 "Mounam Gaanam Madhuram" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy
6 "Vennello Muthyama" S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy


Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards
National Film Awards


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  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2015. Retrieved 22 September 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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