Rajaraja Cholan

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Rajaraja Cholan
Raja raja sozhan.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed by A. P. Nagarajan
Produced by G. Umapathy
Written by Aru. Ramanthan (Dialogues)
Starring
Music by Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan
Cinematography W. R. Subba Rao
Editing by T. Vijayarangam
Studio Prasad Studios
Vasu Studios
Venus Combines
Distributed by Anand Movies
Release dates 1973
Running time 2 hr 54 min
Country India
Language Tamil
Budget INR1.2 crore

Rajaraja Cholan is a 1973 Tamil film about the life of the Chola king Rajaraja Chola. The film has Sivaji Ganesan playing the title role. This high-budget production was the first CinemaScope film to be released in Tamil.[1] Sivaji Ganesan's portrayal as Rajaraja Chola was critically acclaimed.[2] Though, it opened to mixed reviews, this film was one of the many 100 days film of Sivaji Ganesan.

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Soundtrack[edit]

Rajaraja Cholan
Soundtrack album to RajaRaja Cholan by Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan
Released 1973 (1973)
Genre Film soundtrack
Language Tamil
Producer Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan

The soundtrack album was composed by Violinist Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan. The lyrics were written by Tirunavukkarasar, Kannadasan, K. D Santhanam, Poovai Senguttuvan and 'Ulunthurpettai' Shanmugham.

Tracklist
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Thendraloodu"   T. R. Mahalingam  
2. "Thanjai Periya"   T. R. Mahalingam, Seerkazhi Govindarajan, S. Varalakshmi  
3. "Mayakkum Mannan"   L. R. Easwari  
4. "Nadanai Kandeanadi"   P. Susheela, B. Radha  
5. "Mathennai Padaithaan"   T. M. Soundararajan, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, L. R. Easwari  
6. "Yedu Thanthaanadi"   Seerkazhi Govindarajan, S. Varalakshmi  
7. "Kaththu Thirakadal"   A. P. Nagarajan  
8. "Unkaiyil En Pillai"   Seerkazhi Govindarajan  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cine Quiz". The Hindu. 26 September 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  2. ^ D. B. S, JEYARAJ. "A doyen among actors". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 

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