Pavana Ganga

Pavana Ganga (Kannada: ಪಾವನಗಂಗಾ) is a 1977 Kannada film directed by Y. R. Swamy[1] and produced by C. Jayaram. It is based on the novel of the same name by Krishnamoorthy Puranik.[2] The film starred Srinath, Aarathi and Ashok in lead roles.[3] Ashok and Arathi were paired as brother and sister for the first time in their career. They went on to be paired as brother and sister four years later for one more time in Thayiya Madilalli.

Pavana Ganga
Directed byY. R. Swamy
Produced byC. Jayaram
Written byKrishnamoorthy Puranik (novel)
StarringSrinath
Aarathi
Balakrishna
Ashok
Music byRajan-Nagendra
CinematographyR. Chittibabu
Edited byP. Bhaktavatsalam
Production
company
Vijaya Vinayaka Enterprises
Release date
1977
Running time
137 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

The film was a musical blockbuster with all songs composed by Rajan-Nagendra considered evergreen hits. Arathi's acting brought her critical acclaim though the movie did not succeed at the box-office.

PlotEdit

Ganga is a village girl who runs away with her brother Narsimha because of her aunt mistreating her. She comes to Bangalore in search of a job and after several years she falls in love with Annayya (Srinath) Narsimha's friend. Narsimsha marries Yamuna a rich businessman's daughter. Yamuna does not like Ganga's interference in her married life. Will Ganga leave her brother's house or stay? Watch this movie to know more.

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SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by Rajan-Nagendra with lyrics by Chi. Udaya Shankar.[4] All the songs composed for the film were received extremely well and considered as evergreen songs.

Track listing
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Aakasha Deepavu Neenu"S. P. Balasubramanyam, S. Janaki 
2."Aakasha Deepavu Neenu (sad)"S. Janaki 
3."Modalane Dinave"S. P. Balasubramanyam, S. Janaki 
4."Hoovondu Beku Ballige"S. Janaki 

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