Shakthi Leelai

Shakthi Leelai (தமிழ்: சக்தி லீலை, English: The Plays of Goddess Shakti) is a Tamil language film released in 1972. The film was directed by T. R. Ramanna and produced by T. G. Somasundaram. The film script was written by Thuraiyur K. Moorthi. It starred B. Saroja Devi, Gemini Ganeshan, Jayalalithaa, K. B. Sundarambal and K. R. Vijaya in the lead roles. It is noted for being the last multi-starrer mythological film. The music was provided by T. K. Ramamoorthy. It was a successful film on its release.[1][2] Later, The film was dubbed in 1976 into Hindi as Tu Hi Kali Tu Hi Durga and 1985 into Telugu as Parashakthi Mahimalu.[3][4]

Shakthi Leelai
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VCD cover
Directed byT. R. Ramanna
Written byThuraiyur K. Moorthy
Produced byT. G. Somasundaram
StarringGemini Ganesan
Jayalalithaa
Sivakumar
CinematographyM. A. Rahuman
Edited byT. R. Srinivasalu
Music byT. K. Ramamoorthy
Production
company
Prasad Studios
Distributed byRaaman Pictures
Release date
12 May 1972
Running time
163 Mins
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

CastEdit

CrewEdit

  • Director: T. R. Ramanna
  • Art: B. Nagarajan
  • Stills: Lakshmanan
  • Lyrics: Kannadasan
  • Lyrics-help: Panchu Arunachalam
  • Music: T. K. Ramamoorthy
  • Cinematography: M. A. Rahuman
  • Edited by: T. R. Srinivasalu
  • Design: Eswar and Venkata Rao
  • Publicity: Mars Advertising Bureau
  • Processing: Gemini Colour Lab
  • Properties: Cine Crafts and Nadha Muni & Sons
  • Audiography: S. P. Ramanathan
  • Re – Recording: S. P. Ramanathan
  • Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishnamoorthy, Dhandayuthapani Pillai, B. S. Moorthy and Vimala

SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by T. K. Ramamoorthy and Lyrics were written by Kannadasan. The playback singers consist of K. B. Sundarambal, T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela, L. R. Eswari, M. S. Rajeswari, M. R. Vijaya, Sarala and Pattu.

No. Songs Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Sakthi Vandhaladi" L. R. Eswari Kannadasan 03:19
2 "Ambikai Nadagam Akilam" P. Susheela 03:18
3 "Malargal Enge" P. Susheela 04:03
4 "Unnai Thaan Paarthen" T. M. Soundararajan 03:17
5 "Kalai Pozhuthae Varuga" P. Susheela 02:52
6 "Thannai Vendravan Yaarum" M. S. Rajeswari 04:25
7 "Mullai Poo Pole Pillai" Sarala and Pattu 06:22
8 "Urangak Koodathu Kanne" M. R. Vijaya 03:35
9 "Engum Deivam" K. B. Sundarambal
10 "Sakthi Ennum Deivam" K. B. Sundarambal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "shakthi leelai". spicyonion. Archived from the original on 11 March 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Sakthi Leelai". In.com India. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Mythological Tamil Films". mayyam. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  4. ^ Baradwaj Rangan (11 September 2014). "Kamal and the Art of Screenplay Writing". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 July 2016.

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