Sahasa Simha

Sahasa Simha (Kannada: ಸಾಹಸ ಸಿಂಹ,English: Adventurous Lion/Brave Lion) is a 1982 Indian Kannada film, directed by Joe Simon and produced by M. Pandurangan and M. Ramalingam. The film stars Vishnuvardhan, Kajal Kiran, Rajya Lakshmi and Vajramuni in the lead roles. The film has musical score by Chellapilla Satyam.[1][2]

Sahasa Simha
Directed byJoe Simon
Produced byM. Pandurangan
M. Ramalingam
Written byKunigal Nagabhushan (dialogues)
Screenplay byJoe Simon
Story byManu (Based on Novel Chakravyuha)
Kajal Kiran
Rajya Lakshmi
Music byChellapilla Satyam
CinematographyH. G. Raju
Edited byP. Venkateshwara Ravu
Sri Lakshmi Cine Productions
Distributed bySri Lakshmi Cine Productions
Release date
  • 10 February 1982 (1982-02-10)
Running time
164 min


One of the several dystopian crime thrillers from the early 80s, the film stars Vishnuvardhan. The convoluted plot begins with family-centered villainy, but then shifts to Bombay to expand into a story of child kidnappers. Police officer Pratap (Dr. Vishnuvardhan) busts the gang and reveals his own identity as one of the kidnapped children who had had acid thrown in his face. The scene in which the star Pratap takes off his mask to reveal a hideously disfigured face carries a traumatic charge that belies the promise of triumphant heroism contained in the title's reference to a lion. Like the several other films in this genre, the plotting is often inept, but it adheres to its keycode of leaving the hero a castrated, destitute figure in the end. The movie had a successful run of 17 weeks in Bangalore and Mysore, total box office collection was 60 lakhs.



The music was composed by Satyam.[3]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Mareyada Nenapanu" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam R. N. Jayagopal 04:24
2 "Innu Endu" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki Chi. Udaya Shankar 04:23
3 "Bittare Sigalaara" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Chi. Udaya Shankar 03:42
4 "Hegiddaru" Vishnuvardhan, Renuka Chi. Udaya Shankar 03:46


  1. ^ "Sahasa Simha". Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Sahasa Simha". Archived from the original on 23 January 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Sahasa Simha Songs". Retrieved 23 January 2015.

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