Sita Kalyanam (1976 film)

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Seeta Kalyanam is a 1976 Indian Telugu-language epic mythological drama film directed by Bapu from a screenplay written by Mullapudi Venkata Ramana. The ensemble cast film deals with the wedding epic Seeta Kalyanam and Lord Rama who is the 7th incarnation of Vishnu.

Seeta Kalyanam
Seetha Kalyanam.jpg
Directed byBapu
Produced byPinjala Ananda Rao
P.Subba Rao
Written byMullapudi Venkata Ramana
Based onRamayanam
by Valmiki
StarringRavikumar
Jayaprada
Gummadi Venkateswara Rao
Dhulipala
Mikkilineni
Kaikala Satyanarayana
Mukkamala
Jamuna
Hemalatha
Music byK. V. Mahadevan
CinematographyK. S. Prasad
Edited byKandaswamy
Production
company
Ananda Lakshmi Art Movies
Release date
  • 8 October 1976 (1976-10-08)
Running time
125 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

The film has garnered the Filmfare Award for Best Direction (Telugu).[1] The film was screened at the BFI London Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, San Reno and Denver International Film Festivals in 1978, and is part of the course work at the British Film Institute.[2][3]

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SoundtrackEdit

The film has music composed by K.V. Mahadevan with lyrics written by Thyagaraya Swamy, Bhakta Ramadasu, Arudra and C. Narayana Reddy. Playback singers P. Susheela, S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, V. Ramakrishna, Vasantha & P. B. Sreenivas gave vocals.

ReleaseEdit

The film was released in Hindi with the title Sita Swayamvar and Malayalam as Seetha Swayamvaram.

AwardsEdit

Filmfare Awards South

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0156082/
  2. ^ Arts / Cinema : Preview: Epic comes full circle. The Hindu (2011-11-12). Retrieved on 2013-01-25.
  3. ^ m.l. narasimham (12 November 2011). "Arts / Cinema : Preview: Epic comes full circle". The Hindu (Press release). Retrieved 27 August 2012.

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