Amara Deepam (1956 film)

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Amara Deepam
அமர தீபம்
Amara Deepam.jpg
Poster
Directed by T. Prakash Rao
Produced by S. Krishnamoorthy
T. Govindarajan
C. V. Sridhar
Written by C. V. Sridhar
Screenplay by T. Prakash Rao
Story by C. V. Sridhar
Starring Sivaji Ganesan
Savitri
Padmini
Music by T. Chalapathi Rao
G. Ramanathan
Cinematography Kamal Ghosh
A. Vincent
Edited by N. M. Sankar
Production
company
Venus Pictures
Distributed by Venus Pictures
Release date
20 June 1956
Running time
162 mins
Country India
Language Tamil

Amara Deepam (English: Eternal flame) is a Tamil film is directed by T. Prakash Rao. The film features Sivaji Ganesan, Savitri and Padmini in lead roles. The film, produced by Venus Pictures, had musical score by T. Chalapathi Rao and G. Ramanathan and was released on 20 June 1956.[1]

Plot[edit]

An educated unemployed person Ashok (Sivaji Ganesan) falls in love with the daughter Aruna (Savitri) of a wealthy Industrialist.

Aruna is taken hostage by her husband -to -be, Sukumar (M. N. Nambiar), and while Ashok trails them to save Aruna, he loses his memory in an accident. Ashok meets Roopa (Padmini) and they begin to like each other. Sometime later Aruna comes back and as Ashok fails to recognize Aruna things look complicated.

The rest of the film deals with how Ashok struggles with his memory and how both Aruna and Roopa try to win him over.

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by T. Chalapathi Rao. G. Ramanathan composed the music for one song Naadodi koottam naanga thillelo and Carnatic musician G. N. Balasubramaniam composed the music for Enge Maraindhanayo.[3] Lyrics by K. P. Kamatchi Sundharam, Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass, M. K. Athmanathan, Udumalai Narayana Kavi, A. Maruthakasi & K. S. Gopalakrishnan. Playback singers are T. M. Soundararajan, A. M. Rajah, Seerkazhi Govindarajan, S. C. Krishnan, M. L. Vasanthakumari, Jikki, A. P. Komala, P. Suseela & T. V. Rathinam.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Nanaayam Manushanukku T. M. Soundararajan K. S. Gopalakrishnan 02:43
2 Jalilo Jimkana Jikki Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass 03:51
3 Thenunnum Vandu Maamalarai Kandu A. M. Rajah & P. Suseela K. P. Kamatchi Sundharam 03:34
4 Ellorum Koodi Aadi Paadi Jikki M. K. Aathmanathan 03:56
5 Nadodikkottam Nannga Thiillelelo T. M. Soundararajan, A. P. Komala,
Seerkazhi Govindarajan & T. V. Rathinam
Udumalai Narayana Kavi 05:41
6 Pachchai Kilipaadudhu Jikki A. Maruthakasi 03:13
7 Kottaikatti Kaavikatti S. C. Krishnan & A. P. Komala K. S. Gopalakrishnan 03:37
8 Thumbam Soozhum Neram Jikki K. S. Gopalakrishnan[4] 02:11
9 Enge Maraindhanayo M. L. Vasanthakumari K. S. Gopalakrishnan

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.musicindiaonline.com/music/tamil/m/lyrics.1393/
  2. ^ "Amara Deepam". spicyonion. Retrieved 2014-09-19. 
  3. ^ Amara Deepam Song Book. Everest Arts. 
  4. ^ "Amara Deepam Songs". raaga. Retrieved 2014-09-19. 

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