Bhookailasa (film)

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Bhookailasa
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Directed byK. Shankar
Produced byA. V. Meiyappan
Written byK. R. Seetharama Sastry (lyrics)
Starring
Music byR. Sudarsanam
R. Govardhanam
CinematographyMadhava Bulbule
Edited byK. Shankar
K. Narayanan
Distributed byAVM Productions
Release date
  • 5 February 1958 (1958-02-05)
Running time
158 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

Bhookailasa is a 1958 Indian Kannada language film directed by K. Shankar and produced by A. V. Meiyappan under the banner of AVM Productions. It stars Rajkumar, Kalyan Kumar and K. S. Ashwath in pivotal roles.The movie is a depiction of the legend prevalent in Gokarna, Karnataka [1] and is also referred to as Gokarna Mahakshetra. It is based on the famous Kannada stage play Bhookailasa by Sri Sahitya Samrajya Nataka Mandali of Mysore which A. V. Meiyappan had earlier adapted into the Telugu movie titled Bhookailas in 1940.[2] A. V. Meiyappan also shot the movie simultaneously in Telugu as Bhookailas starring N. T. Rama Rao.[3]

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The music was composed by R. Sudarshanam, R. Govardhanam and all song lyrics were penned by K. R. Seetharama Sastry.[4]

Song No. Song Lyricist Singer
1 "Ksheeraabdi Varadhaama" K. R. Seetharama Sastry M. L. Vasanthakumari
2 "Naakavane Nachisuva" K. R. Seetharama Sastry P. Susheela
3 "Jaya Jaya Mahaadeva Bhakthavathsala" K. R. Seetharama Sastry C. S. Jayaraman
4 "Sundaraanga Bandeneega" K. R. Seetharama Sastry P. Susheela
5 "Raamana Avathaara" K. R. Seetharama Sastry Sirkazhi Govindarajan
6 "Baaleya Hrudayava Avarisiruva" K. R. Seetharama Sastry P. Susheela, T. S. Bhagavathi
7 "Doora Neenaade" K. R. Seetharama Sastry P. Susheela, A. M. Rajah
8 "Ee Raathri Mahaaraathri" K. R. Seetharama Sastry P. Susheela
9 "Tharave Varadaana" K. R. Seetharama Sastry C. S. Jayaraman
10 "Ee Deha Moorudina" K. R. Seetharama Sastry A. P. Komala

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