Mallammana Pavaada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mallammana Pavaada
Directed by Puttanna Kanagal
Written by B. Puttaswamayya
Screenplay by P. Pullaiah
Based on Mallammana Pavada
by B. Puttaswamayya
Starring Rajkumar
Saroja Devi
Vajramuni
Music by Vijaya Bhaskar
Cinematography V. Selvaraj
Edited by V. P. Krishnan
R. Shanmugam
Release date
1969
Country India
Language Kannada

Mallammana Pavaada (Kannada: ಮಲ್ಲಮ್ಮನ ಪವಾಡ) is a 1969 Kannada film directed by Puttanna Kanagal.

The film is based on the novel Mallammana Pavaada written by B. Puttaswamayya.The screenplay was by Telugu director P. Pullaiah based on his 1955 Telugu movie with similar story titled Ardhangi which itself was based on Maddipatla Suri's Telugu translation of Bengali novel Swayamsidda written by Manilal Banerjee.Swayamsiddha went on to be made into a 1975 Bengali movie of same name.[1] Ardhangi was remade in Tamil as Pennin Perumai and in Hindi twice as Bahurani in 1963 and as Jyoti in 1981. The Kannada novel Mallammana Pavaada also inspired the 1987 Tamil movie Enga Chinna Rasa which went on to be remade in Telugu as Abbaigaru , in Hindi as Beta , in Kannada as Annayya and in Oriya as Santan (1998).

Plot details[edit]

The female lead the film, Mallamma (Saroja Devi) is married to a dullard by her parents. While in her in-laws house, Mallamma realises that her husband has been made a dullard due to his scheming stepmother, who wants to appropriate the vast property. She educates her husband and frees him from the clutches of his stepmother and makes him realise the value of life.

Cast[edit]

Other versions[edit]

The story line has been inspiration for various movies and has had various remakes in Indian film industry.

Year Title Language Director Cast
Step-mother Son Wife
1955 Ardhangi Telugu P. Pullaiah Santha Kumari Akkineni Nageswara Rao Savitri
1956 Pennin Perumai Tamil P. Pullaiah Santha Kumari Sivaji Ganesan Savitri
1963 Bahurani Hindi T. Prakash Rao Lalita Pawar Guru Dutt Mala Sinha
1969 Mallammana Pavaada Kannada Puttanna Kanagal Advani Lakshmi Devi Rajkumar B Sarojadevi
1975 Swayamsiddha Bengali Sushil Mukherjee Ranjit Mallick Mithu Mukherjee
1981 Jyothi Hindi Pramod Chakravorty Shashikala Jeetendra Hema Malini
1987 Enga Chinna Rasa Tamil K. Bhagyaraj C. R. Saraswathy K. Bhagyaraj Radha
1992 Beta Hindi Indra Kumar Aruna Irani Anil Kapoor Madhuri Dixit
1993 Abbaigaru Telugu E. V. V. Satyanarayana Jayachitra Venkatesh Meena
1993 Annayya Kannada D. Rajendra Babu Aruna Irani V. Ravichandran Madhoo
1998 Santan Oriya Snigdha Mohanty Siddhanta Mahapatra Rachana Banerjee

See also[edit]

References[edit]