Tananam Tananam (Kannada: ತನನಂ ತನನಂ) is a 2006 Indian Kannada romantic musical drama film directed and written by Kavitha Lankesh. The film introduces Shaam, a Tamil actor, to Kannada cinema along with Ramya and Rakshita teaming up together for the first time, in the lead roles. The film was produced by N. M. Suresh and based on a Tamil short story written by Kalki.
|Directed by||Kavitha Lankesh|
|Produced by||N. M. Srinivas|
|Music by||K. Kalyan|
|Cinematography||A. C. Mahendran|
|Edited by||M. N. Swamy|
Sri Thulaja Bhavani Creations
The film released on 24 November 2006 to average and negative feedback from critics. The film eventually failed to live up to the initial hype and the director's reputation at the box-office. Despite the failure, the film won two Filmfare Awards in Best Actress and Best Lyricist categories. Noted violinist L. Subramaniam was roped in to play violin bits in the film.
Director Kavitha Lankesh held a press conference meet at Bangalore to announce her next venture titled Tananam Tananam in early February 2005. She announced the commencement of shooting date from 15 February 2005. She put all the pre-release rumors to rest saying that both the leading ladies have equal footage in the film and that the film itself is a triangular love story set against the backdrop of classical music and professional theatre. She also admitted that the story was inspired from a Tamil short story penned by Kalki. The classical music notes that comes in the film scenes have been tuned by acclaimed violinist L. Subramaniam.
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1.||"Kande Kande Govindana"||K. Kalyan||K. S. Chithra, Ajay Warrior|
|2.||"Cheluvantha Rajakumari"||K. Kalyan||Kunal Ganjawala, K. S. Chithra|
|3.||"Chapparisu"||K. Kalyan||Malgudi Subha, Hemanth Kumar|
|4.||"Koogalatheya Dooradalli"||K. Kalyan||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra|
|5.||"Kalitha Hudugi"||K. Kalyan||Gururaj Hosakote|
|6.||"Preethi Endarenu"||K. Kalyan||Kunal Ganjawala|
|7.||"Tananam Tananam"||K. Kalyan||K. S. Chithra|