Goa Dalli CID 999

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Goadalli CID 999
GoadalliCid999.jpg
Poster released during the film's re-release in Himalaya Theatre in Bangalore in 1985
Directed byDorai-Bhagavan
Produced byDorai-Bhagawan
Written byDorai-Bhagavan
StarringRajkumar
Lakshmi
Narasimharaju
Music byG. K. Venkatesh[1]
CinematographyB. Dorairaj
Edited byVenkatram
Production
company
Anupam Movies
Release date
1968
Running time
144 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

GoaDalli CID 999 (Kannada: ಗೋವಾದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿ.ಐ.ಡಿ.೯೯೯) is a 1968 Indian Kannada detective - crime spy thriller written, directed and produced by Dorai - Bhagwan duo. The film starred Rajkumar in the lead role as a detective. Popular Indian actress Lakshmi made her debut in Kannada cinema with this film. Sri Lankan based actress Sabeetha Perera also made her Indian movie debut with this film.[2] The film had musical score by G. K. Venkatesh with lyrics by R. N. Jayagopal.The film met with highly positive response upon release and paved the way for many more such Bond style of movies in the combination of the director duo with lead actor Rajkumar.

The film is the second movie in the CID 999 Franchise created along the lines of the James Bond and James Bond - styled films with the first one being Jedara Bale. The success of this movie led to two more sequels - Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999 and Operation Diamond Racket.

The 2019 Kannada movie Bell Bottom had its protagonist Diwakara being influenced by this movie in his childhood to become a detective.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music of the film was composed by G. K. Venkatesh with lyrics by R. N. Jayagopal. In the course of his Concert in Bangalore on 16.11.2019, Ilaiyaraja himself disclosed that, his 1st assignment as a Sessions Guitarist for the music director G.K. Venkatesh was for the film Goa Dalli CID 999.

Track listing
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Love in Goa"S. Janaki 
2."Minchidu Ee Hennu"Renuka 
3."Balige Baa"L. R. Eswari 
4."Kangale Heliri"L. R. Eswari 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "G. K. Venkatesh discography". chiloka.com. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  2. ^ Sabeetha Perera - Biography

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