Satyam (1976 film)

Satyam (transl. The Truth) is a 1976 Indian Tamil-language film, directed by S. A. Kannan and written by Vietnam Veedu Sundaram. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Haasan, Manjula, Devika and Jayachitra. The film had musical score by K. V. Mahadevan. The film has Haasan playing the younger brother of Ganesan.[1][2] It was adapted from Kannan's play Vidhi.

Satyam
Satyam 1976 poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byS. A. Kannan
Screenplay byVietnam Veedu Sundaram
Based onVidhi
by S. A. Kannan
Produced byP. M. Shanmugam
G. M. Mani
Starring
CinematographyK. S. Prasad
Edited byR. Devarajan
Music byK. V. Mahadevan
Production
company
Sri Shanmugamani Films
Release date
  • 6 May 1976 (1976-05-06)
Running time
138 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

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Satyam was an adaptation of the play Vidhi.[3][4] The play was written by S. A. Kannan who also directed the film adaptation. Kamal Haasan was paired with Manjula which remained their only collaboration in their career.[5]

SoundtrackEdit

The soundtrack was composed by K. V. Mahadevan and lyrics written by Kannadasan and Rajagopal.[6] The song "Kalyana Kovilil" attained popularity.[5]

No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Kalyana Kovilil"KannadasanS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela 
2."Azhagam Kodi"KannadasanS. P. Balasubramanyam, P. Susheela 
3."Kalyana Kovilil" (sad)KannadasanP. Susheela 
4."Pottane Oru"KannadasanT. M. Soundararajan 
5."Amma Mel Aanayittu"   

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "தண்ணி கருத்திருச்சு..." Dinamalar (in Tamil). 26 December 2014. Archived from the original on 15 November 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  2. ^ "181-190". nadigarthilagam.com. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  3. ^ "'திரை இசைத் திலகம் கேவி மகாதேவன் -40- பிஜிஎஸ் மணியன் எழுதும் தொடர்". Andhimazhai (in Tamil). 26 January 2015. Archived from the original on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  4. ^ https://kalkionline.com/kalkionline_archive/imagegallery/archiveimages/kalki/1976/may/30-05-1976/p31.jpg
  5. ^ a b "Black & White Photographs From The Cinema Resource Centre Archives (XIX)". The Cinema Resource Centre. 7 April 2020. Archived from the original on 6 August 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Sathiyam". Gaana.com. Archived from the original on 23 April 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2020.

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