Kula Gourava

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Kula Gourava
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Directed byPeketi Sivaram
Produced byN. Veeraswamy
Screenplay byPeketi Sivaram
Story byG. Balasubramanyam
StarringRajkumar
Bharathi
Jayanthi
Music byT. G. Lingappa
CinematographyP. S. Prakash
Edited byP. Bhaktavatsalam
Production
company
Sri Eswari Productions
Release date
1971
Running time
164 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

Kula Gourava (Kannada: ಕುಲ ಗೌರವ; English: Honour of clan) is a 1971 Indian Kannada language romantic drama film directed by Peketi Sivaram and written by G. Balasubramanyam. It stars Rajkumar in triple roles along with Bharathi and Jayanthi in the lead roles.[1] The film was produced under Sri Eswari Productions of N. Veeraswamy. It had a very successful soundtrack composed by T. G. Lingappa. Popular actor-director V. Ravichandran, son of the film producer Veerasamy, appeared in the film as a child artist. The film swept 5 awards at the 1970-71 Karnataka State Film Awards including the best film, best actor, and best editor categories.

The movie was Rajkumar's first movie in which he played a triple role.It is also his only black and white movie where he played a triple role.The movie was remade in Telugu in 1972 as Kula Gowravam starring N. T. Rama Rao, Aarathi with Jayanthi reprising her role. It was also remade in Tamil in 1974 as Kula Gowravam starring R. Muthuraman, Jayasudha with Jayanthi reprising her role.[2][3]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music of the film was composed by T. G. Lingappa and lyrics for the soundtrack written by Chi. Udaya Shankar, R. N. Jayagopal and Vijaya Narasimha.[4]

Track list
# Title Singer(s)
1 "Ondu Maathu Ondu Maathu" P. B. Sreenivas, P. Susheela
2 "Naa Haadabeke" P. B. Sreenivas
3 "Ye Hudugi Ye Bedagi" P. B. Sreenivas, P. Susheela
4 "Yaare Bandavanu" P. Susheela
5 "Raga Ninnadhu Bhaava Nannadu" P. Susheela
6 "Naavikanaaro" P. Nageshwara Rao

Awards[edit]

  1. Best Third Film
  2. Best Actor – Rajkumar
  3. Best Dialogue – Chi. Udaya Shankar
  4. Best Editing – P. Bhaktavatsalam
  5. Best Sound recording – Srinivas

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