Mayuri (film)

Mayuri (transl. Female peafowl) is a 1985 Indian Telugu-language biographical dance film directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao and produced by Ramoji Rao. Based on the life of Sudha Chandran, the film stars her in the titular role while P. L. Narayana, Nirmalamma, Y. Vijaya, Potti Prasad, K. K. Sharma, S. R. Raju and Suthi Veerabhadra Rao played supporting roles.[1][2]

Mayuri
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Poster
Directed bySingeetam Srinivasa Rao
Written bySingeetam Srinivasa Rao
Ganesh Patro
Produced byRamoji Rao
StarringSudha Chandran
CinematographySrihari Anumolu
Music byS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Production
company
Release date
1985
Running time
142 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

The film was premiered at the 1985 International Film Festival of India.[3] The film was screened retrospectively, during the 2014 International Film Festival of India in Celebrating Dance in Indian cinema section.[4] This film won 14 Nandi Awards, the most by any Telugu film. It was subsequently dubbed into Malayalam and Tamil as Mayoori and remade as Naache Mayuri (1986) in Hindi.

PlotEdit

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.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

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

AwardsEdit

Nandi Awards

The film won 14 Nandi Awards presented by the Government of Andhra Pradesh in various categories.[5]

Filmfare Awards
National Film Awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Singeetham Srinivasa Rao's gems before Christ". Rediff.com. 7 September 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  2. ^ Rajadhyaksha, Ashish; Willemen, Paul (1998) [1994]. Encyclopaedia of Indian Cinema (PDF). British Film Institute and Oxford University Press. p. 471. ISBN 0-19-563579-5.
  3. ^ "Indian Cinema 1985" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2015. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  4. ^ "45th International Film Festival of India, Goa" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  5. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF) (in Telugu). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. 13 March 2010. p. 74. Retrieved 3 January 2021.

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