Kalahasti Mahatyam

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Kalahasti Mahatyam (Telugu: కాళహస్తి మహత్యం) is a 1954 Indian Telugu-language film directed by H. L. N. Simha starring Kannada Kantheerava Dr. Rajkumar. This is the only non-Kannada film starring Dr. Rajkumar.

Kalahasti Mahatyam
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byH. L. N. Simha
Written byTholeti Venkata Reddy - Dialogues and Lyrics
Produced byC. R. Basavaraju
Gubbi Veeranna
StarringDr. Rajkumar
K. Malathi
Mudigonda Lingamurthy
B. Padmanabham
Rushyendramani
CinematographyS. Maruthi Rao
Edited byK. Shankar
Music byR. Sudarshanam and R. Goverdhanam as Associate
Release date
12 November 1954
Running time
165 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

It is a musical hit film with some melodious Bhakti songs written by Tholeti Venkata Reddy. The music score is provided by R. Sudarshanam and R. Goverdhanam as Associate. They are beautifully sung by Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, M. L. Vasantha Kumari, A.M. Raja and P. Susheela.

The movie is a remake of the 1954 Kannada movie Bedara Kannappa which also starred Rajkumar in the lead role. This film saw a huge success in Andhra and ran for one hundred days.[1]

PlotEdit

The story is that of Kannappa Nayanar, a noted Shiva Bhakta.

CastEdit

Character Actor / Actress
Thinnayya / Kannappa Rajkumar
Neela, wife of Thinnayya K. Malathi
Young Thinnayya Ratan
Young Neela Kushala Kumari
Kailasanatha Sastry Mudigonda Lingamurthy
Gowri, Wife of Kailasanath Kumari
Kasinatha Sastry, son of Kailasanath Padmanabham
Lord Shiva H. R. Ramachandra Sastry
Parvathi Yellamma Devi
Srihari Rushyendramani
Chintamani Rajasulochana
Basavareddy A. V. Subba Rao
M. R. Dasappa
Mani Aiyar
M. R. Nanjappa
Narayana
S. R. Raju

CrewEdit

SoundtrackEdit

  • Ashale... Vidhi Vratale Eduraye -
  • Chemma Chekka Ladadam - Singers: A.M Raja, P. Susheela
  • Jaya Jaya Mahadeva (Singer: Ghantasala)
  • Madhuram Shiva Mantram Madilo Maruvake O Manasa (Lyrics: Tholeti; Singer: Ghantasala)
  • Mahesa Papavinasa Kailasa Vasa Eesa (Lyrics: Tholeti; Singer: Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao)
  • Mayajalamuna Munigevu Naruda -
  • Shri Kalahastiswara Swamy Jejelivi Gonuma -
  • Shri Parvathi Devi Chekove Shailakumari (Lyrics: Tholeti; Singer: P. Susheela)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bhakta Kannappa (1976) - Retrospective | telugucinema.com". Archived from the original on 8 March 2016.

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