Dheepam

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Dheepam
Dheepam poster.jpg
Poster
Directed byK. Vijayan
Produced byK. Balaji
Written byA. L. Narayanan (dialogues)
Story byThoppil Bhasi
StarringSivaji Ganesan
Sujatha
Vijayakumar
Sangeetha
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyG. Or. Nathan
Edited byB. Kanthasamy
Production
company
Suresh Arts
Distributed bySujatha Cine Arts
Release date
‹See TfM›
  • 26 January 1977 (1977-01-26)
[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Dheepam (transl. Lamp) is a 1977 Indian Tamil film, directed by K. Vijayan and produced by K. Balaji. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Sujatha, Vijayakumar and Sangeetha in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja.[2][3] It was a remake of the Madhu-starrer Malayalam film Theekkanal. The film was also remade in Telugu as Amaradeepam with Krishnam Raju and in Hindi as Amardeep with Rajesh Khanna.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[4] The song "Anthapurathil Oru" is set in Mayamalavagowla raga.[5] The song "Poovizhi Vaasalil" is set in Yamuna Kalyani raga.[6]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Poovizhi Vaasalil" K. J. Yesudas, Janaki Pulamaipithan 04.32
2 "Anthapuratthil Oru" T. M. Soundararajan, Janaki 04.13
3 "Pesaathe" T. M. Soundararajan 04.03
4 "Raaja Yuva Raaja" T. M. Soundararajan 04.27

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.hindutamil.in/news/blogs/557475-ilayaraaja-birthday.html
  2. ^ "Dheepam". gomolo.com. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Dheepam". nadigarthilagam.com. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Dheepam Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  5. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/a-ragas-journey-the-magic-of-mayamalavagowla/article2618199.ece
  6. ^ http://cinema.dinamalar.com/padmavibhushan_ilayaraja/songs.php

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