Navajeevanam

Navajeevanam (transl. New Livelihood) is a 1949 Indian Tamil-language film directed by K. B. Nagabhushanam.[2] The film featured V. Nagaiah, P. Kannamba, Sriram and T. A. Jayalakshmi in the lead roles.[3]

Navajeevanam
Navajeevanam poster.jpg
Poster
Directed byK. B. Nagabhushanam
Produced byK. B. Nagabhushanam
P. Kannamba
Written byUdayakumar
Story byUdayakumar
StarringV. Nagaiah
P. Kannamba
Sriram
S. Varalakshmi
T. A. Jayalakshmi
Music byS. V. Venkataraman
CinematographyC. Ellappa
Edited byN. K. Gopal
Production
company
Raja Rajeswari Films
Distributed byRaja Rajeswari Films
Release date
  • 28 May 1949 (1949-05-28) (India)
[1]
Running time
172 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

CastEdit

The following list is adapted from the database of Film News Anandan.[1]

ProductionEdit

The film was jointly produced by P. Kannamba and her husband K. B. Nagabhushanam under their own banner Raja Rajeswari Films and was directed by K. B. Nagabhushanam. Udayakumar wrote the dialogues. Cinematography was done by C. Ellappa[4] while the editing was done by N. K. Gopal. K. R. Sharma was in charge of art direction. Vembatti Satyam, Anilkumar and Chopra handled the choreography. Still photography was done by L. K. Rao. The film was made at Gemini Studios.[1]

SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by S. V. Venkataraman and the lyrics were penned by Kambadasan and Nagai Mani. Singers are S. Varalakshmi, V. Nagaiah and T. R. Ramachandran. Playback singers are Ghantasala and T. V. Rathinam among others.

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Duration (m:ss)
1 Jeeva sugitha anbe S. Varalakshmi, Ghantasala 03:10
2 Aasai Anugraha Maaraa T. V. Rathinam 02:40
3 Ennai Pol Sokkukaaran T. R. Ramachandran 02:49
4 Vidhiyin Vilaiyaadal V. Nagaiah 02:39
5 Aananda Manoharaa S. Varalakshmi 02:25
6 Adhi Sohusukaari 03:06
7 Nalla Vaazhvu S. Varalakshmi 02:30
8 Niyaayam Idhuthaanaa V. Nagaiah 02:36
9 Yeedillaak Kaadhalar Paarinil Ghantasala, S. Varalakshmi 02:73
10 Sri Raamaa Raghugula Naayagaa S. Varalakshmi 02:22

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c 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 19 September 2018.
  2. ^ Ashish Rajadhyaksha & Paul Willemen. Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema (PDF). Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1998. p. 622.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ Navajeevanam (1949 Tamil)
  4. ^ Guy, Randor (16 October 2015). "The wizard of lens". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 9 September 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2018.

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