Mahadhevi

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Mahadhevi
மகாதேவி
Mahadhevi film.jpg
Directed by Sundar Rao Nadkarni
Produced by Sundar Rao Nadkarni
B. Radhakrishna
Written by Kannadasan
Screenplay by Kannadasan
Based on Novel of Punya Prabhav
by R. G. Katkari
Starring M. G. Ramachandran
Savithri
P. S. Veerappa
M. N. Rajam
J. P. Chandrababu
T. P. Muthulakshmi
Music by Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy
Cinematography G. K. Ramu
Edited by P. Venkatachalam
Production
company
Sri Ganesh Movietone
Distributed by Sri Ganesh Movietone
Release date
22 November 1957
Running time
160 mins
Country India
Language Tamil

Mahadhevi (Tamil: மகாதேவி) is a Tamil language film starring M. G. Ramachandran and Savithri in the lead roles. The film was based on novel Punya Prabhav by R. G. Katkari, Kannadasan wrote screenplay and dialogues. The film directed by Sundar Rao Nadkarni.[1] The film was super hit at box-office and ran for more than 125 days.[2]

Cast[edit]

Actor Role
M. G. Ramachandran General Vallavan[3]
Savithri Mahadhevi[3]
P. S. Veerappa General Karunakaran[3]
M. N. Rajam Princess Mangamma[3]
J. P. Chandrababu Mariappan
T. P. Muthulakshmi Vasantha
O. A. K. Thevar
A. Karunanidhi
Sattampillai Venkatraman
K. R. Ramsingh Chellaiah

Crew[edit]

  • Producer: Sundar Rao Nadkarni & B. Radhakrishna
  • Production Company: Sri Ganesh Movietone
  • Director: Sundar Rao Nadkarni
  • Story: Based on Novel Punya Prabhav written by R. G. Katkari
  • Screenplay:Kannadasan
  • Dialogue: Kannadasan
  • Music: Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy
  • Lyrics: Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass, Kannadasan & A. Maruthakasi
  • Art Direction: K. Nageswara Rao
  • Editing: P. Venkatachalam
  • Choreography: T. Thangaraj, Sampath & Chinnilal
  • Cinematography: G. K. Ramu
  • Stunt: R. N. Nambiar
  • Audiography: A. Krishnan
  • Dance:

Soundtrack[edit]

The music composed by Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy.[4] Lyrics were by Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass, Pattukkottai Kalyanasundaram, Kannadasan & A. Maruthakasi. Singer is J. P. Chandrababu. Playback singers are T. M. Soundararajan, A. M. Rajah, M. S. Rajeswari, P. Suseela, R. Balasaraswathi Devi, T. S. Bagavathi, K. Jamuna Rani & A. G. Rathnamala.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Kaka Kaka Maikondaa M. S. Rajeswari A. Maruthakasi 03:20
2 Kanmoodum Velaiyilum A. M. Rajah & P. Susheela Kannadasan 03:14
3 Un Thirumugatthai J. P. Chandrababu & A. G. Rathnamala Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass 03:20
4 Thaayatthu Thaayatthu T. M. Soundararajan Pattukottai Kalyanasundaram 03:01
5 Singara Punnagai M. S. Rajeswari & R. Balasaraswathi Devi Kannadhasan 03:33
6 Kurukku Vazhiyil T. M. Soundararajan 03:03
7 Kaamugar Nenjil K. Jamuna Rani A. Maruthakasi 03:29
8 Thanthana Paattu J. P. Chandrababu & A. G. Rathnamala Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass 03:21
9 Eru Poottuvom T. M. Soundararajan 03:17
10 Maanam Ondre Perithena T. S. Bagavathi Kannadasan 03:29
11 Sevai Seivadhe Aanandham M. S. Rajeswari & T. M. Soundararajan 04:08

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mahadevi". spicyonion. Retrieved 2014-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Mahadevi Records". mgrblog. Retrieved 2014-09-21. 
  3. ^ a b c d http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/Mahadevi-1957/article14001528.ece
  4. ^ "Mahadevi Songs". raaga. Retrieved 2014-09-21. 

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