Kumara Sambhavam

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Kumara Sambhavam
Kumara sambavam.jpg
Poster of the Tamil version
Directed by P. Subramaniam
Produced by P. Subramaniam
Written by Kalidasa
Screenplay by Nagavally R. S. Kurup
Starring Gemini Ganesan
Padmini
Sridevi
Srividya
Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair
Rajasree
Music by G. Devarajan
Cinematography U. Rajagopal
Edited by N. Gopalakrishnan
Production
company
Neela
Distributed by Neela
Release date
  • 26 December 1969 (1969-12-26)

14 March 1970 [Tamil dubbed]
Country India
Language Malayalam
Tamil

Kumara Sambhavam is a 1969 Indian Malayalam and Tamil bilingual film, directed and produced by P. Subramaniam. Based on the epic poem of the poet Kalidasa of the same name, it stars Gemini Ganesan, Padmini, Srividya and Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair in lead roles. The film had musical score and songs composed by G. Devarajan.[1][2][3] The film won the first ever Kerala State Film Award for Best Film.[4] The film stood apart in technical quality when compared to previous Malayalam films and is hence regarded as a landmark in the history of Malayalam cinema.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by G. Devarajan and lyrics was written by Mahakavi Kalidasan, ONV Kurup and Vayalar Ramavarma.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Asthyutharasyaam [Bit] K. J. Yesudas Mahakavi Kalidasan
2 Ellaam Sivamayam Renuka ONV Kurup
3 Indukkalaamouli P. Madhuri Vayalar Ramavarma
4 Ksheerasaagara Nandini Pournami P. Leela Vayalar Ramavarma
5 Maayaanadanavihaarini P. Leela, Radha Jayalakshmi ONV Kurup
6 Mallaakshee Manimaaril MG Radhakrishnan, B Vasantha Vayalar Ramavarma
7 Nallahaimavathabhoomiyil P Susheela, Chorus ONV Kurup
8 Omkaaram Omkaaram K. J. Yesudas Vayalar Ramavarma
9 Padmaasanathil PB Sreenivas Vayalar Ramavarma
10 Polthinkalkkala K. J. Yesudas ONV Kurup
11 Priyasakhi Gange P. Madhuri ONV Kurup
12 Priyasakhi Gange (Movie Version) P. Madhuri ONV Kurup
13 Shailanandini K. J. Yesudas, B Vasantha ONV Kurup
14 Sharavanappoykayil Avathaaram P. Leela, Kamukara Vayalar Ramavarma
15 Thapassirunnu Devan K. J. Yesudas ONV Kurup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kumaarasambhavam". www.malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Kumaarasambhavam". malayalasangeetham.info. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  3. ^ Vijayakumar, B. (2012-01-01). "Kumarasambhavam - 1969". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2017-09-27. 
  4. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards" Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine.

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