Bhookailas (1940 film)

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Bhookailas
Directed by Sundar Rao Nadkarni
Produced by A. V. Meiyappan
Written by Balijepalli Lakshmikanta Kavi
Starring M. V. Subbiah Naidu
R. Nagendra Rao
Rayaprolu Subramanyam
Music by R. Sudarshanam
Cinematography Adi Irani
Edited by Sundar Rao Nadkarni
Production
company
Pragathi Pictures
Release date
  • 1940 (1940)
Running time
185 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Bhookailas (Telugu: భూకైలాస్) is a 1940 Telugu film produced by A. V. Meiyappan and directed by Sundar Rao Nadkarni. The film is starring M. V. Subbaiah Naidu, R. Nagendra Rao. It was the first hit film for the establishment of AVM Productions.

It was adapted from the famous Kannada stage play "Bhookailas" by Sri Sahitya Samrajya Nataka Mandali of Mysore.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • M. V. Subbaiah Naidu as Ravana
  • R. Nagendra Rao as Narada
  • Rayaprolu Subramanyam as Lord Shiva
  • Hymavathi as Parvathi
  • Parvathi Bai as Kaikasi, mother of Ravana
  • Kamalabai as Vishnu Maya
  • M. Satyanarayana as Mayasura
  • Lakshmi Bai as Mandodari, daughter of Mayasura
  • Master Viswam as Bala Ganesha

Soundtrack[edit]

There are about 18 songs and poems in the film.[2] Some of the songs are very popular. Lyrics are penned by Balijepalli Lakshmikantham. The music score is provided by R. Sudarsanam.

  1. "Aa Suroopa Rekhaa Idega" (Singer: Lakshmi Bai)
  2. "Atyacharula Cheta Dharma Vilayambai" (poem) (Singer: Hymavathi)
  3. "Bhuvanaika Jeeva Trigunanu Bhava" (Singer: Parvati Bai)
  4. "Dariyedo Choochukora Melkora" (Singer: Master Viswam)
  5. "Deva Jeevadhara Dayaraada" (Singer: Lakshmi Bai)
  6. "Ide Kada Parvathi" (Singers: Nagendra Rao and Subbaiah Naidu)
  7. "Kamala Mano Vihari Shouri" (Singer: Nagendra Rao)
  8. "Maayalu Saagune Maa Edala" (Singers: Lakshmi Bai, Nagendra Rao and Subbaiah Naidu)
  9. "Mahaadeva Nee Mahima Ne Grahimpa" (Singer: Subbaiah Naidu)
  10. "Naa Janma Netiki Dhanyamaye" (Singers: Lakshmi Bai and Subbaiah Naidu)
  11. "Naa Maaya Natakame Jagati" (Singer: Kamalabai)
  12. "Nadavare Aavullara Poddugookipoyindi" (Singer: Master Viswam)
  13. "Premanandamaya.. Naa Manoradhamu" (Singer: Lakshmi Bai)
  14. "Samba Sadashiva Chandra Kaladhara" (Singer: Subbaiah Naidu)
  15. "Sambho Shiva Lokaika Guru" (Singer: Subbaiah Naidu)
  16. "Sri Sarva Mangala Mukha" (Singer: Subbaiah Naidu)
  17. "Sumadoli Keli Haali Uyyalo Jampalo" (Singers: Lakshmi Bai group)
  18. "Thagadoyi Danujendra" (poem) (Singer: Subbaiah Naidu)

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