Mannina Maga

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Mannina Maga
ManninaMaga1968film.jpg
Directed byGeethapriya
Produced byM. V. Venkatachalam
Alexander
Written byGeethapriya
Screenplay byGeethapriya
Starring
Music byVijaya Bhaskar
CinematographyV. Manohar
Edited byBal G. Yadav
Release date
1968
Running time
114 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

Mannina Maga (Son of the soil) is a 1968 Indian Kannada language drama film directed by Geethapriya marking his debut as a solo in film-direction. The film stars Rajkumar, Kalpana and Jayakumari in the lead roles.[1] Produced by Sudarshan Movies banner and written by Geethapriya, the film received rave reviews and went on to win National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada and ran for more than 100 days in cinema halls.

Bangalore Mirror had reported that the attitude of the heroine of rejecting the city for a village life was rare, an affirmation of the possibility or, the difficulty, of sustaining community life in a city is more common.[2]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Geetapriya finalised the script for his first directorial venture Mannina Maga. A house in Sadashivnagar was used for shooting. The film was also shot in a village Bijjawara and had booked accommodation in the Nandi Hills.[3]

Soundtrack[edit]

Mannina Maga
Soundtrack album by
Released1968
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length16:24
LanguageKannada
LabelSaregama

The film's soundtrack tuned by Vijaya Bhaskar found immense popularity with "Bhagavanta Kaikotta" and "Idena Sabhyate" songs reaching the cult status with philosophical lyrics by Geethapriya.[3][4] The album has five soundtracks.[5]

Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Idhenu Sabhyathe"GeethapriyaP. Susheela3:09
2."Mellage Nadeyole"GeethapriyaP. Susheela3:28
3."Alutghihudhu Maanava"GeethapriyaP. B. Sreenivas3:16
4."Bhagavantha Kaikotta"GeethapriyaP. B. Sreenivas3:10
5."Bareyada Kaigalu"GeethapriyaS. Janaki3:21
Total length:16:24

Release[edit]

The film ran for more than 100 days in Bangalore’s Kapali and Bharath theatres.[3][4]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cast and crew Archived 8 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/opinion/views/bangalore-in-kannada-films/articleshow/72115209.cms
  3. ^ a b c http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/voice-embraces-silence-but-the-song-lives-on/article5896146.ece
  4. ^ a b http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/End-of-a-poetic-era-in-Kannada-films/article14004350.ece
  5. ^ "Mannina Maga (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP". iTunes. Retrieved 22 August 2014.

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