Mayuri (film)

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Directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Produced by Ramoji Rao
Written by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Ganesh Patro
Starring Sudha Chandran
P. L. Narayana
Potti Prasad
K. K. Sharma
S. R. Raju
Suthi Veerabhadra Rao
Y. Vijaya
Mukku Raju
Music by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Release date
Running time
142 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Mayuri is a 1985 Telugu biographical dance film produced by Ramoji Rao, directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. It was dubbed into Malayalam and (Tamil) as Mayoori and remade as Naache Mayuri in 1986 in Hindi. The movie starred Sudha Chandran, Subhakar, P. L. Narayana, Nirmalamma, Y. Vijaya, Potti Prasad, K. K. Sharma, S. R. Raju and Suthi Veerabhadra Rao. This film is based on the real-life story of Sudha Chandran. The film was premiered at the 1985 International Film Festival of India.[1] The film was dubbed into Malayalam language as Mayoori. The film was screened retrospectively, during the 2014 International Film Festival of India in Celebrating Dance in Indian cinema section.[2] This film won 14 Nandi Awards, the most by any Telugu film.


Mayuri is a real story of classical dancer Sudha Chandran, who lost her leg in an accident on her way from Trichy to Chennai on June 1981. The story depicts on how she got a Jaipur foot and fights her way back as a dancer and succeeds in life.



The following is the sound track in the Malayalam-dubbed version.

The music was composed by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and the lyrics were written by Mankombu Gopalakrishnan.

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Ee Paadam" S. P. Sailaja Veturi Sundararama Murthy
2 "Gourisankara Sringam" S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy
3 "Idi Naa Priya Narthana" S. Janaki Veturi Sundararama Murthy
4 "Kailasamlo Thaandavamaade" S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy
5 "Mounam Gaanam Madhuram" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy
6 "Vennello Muthyama" S. Janaki, Chorus Veturi Sundararama Murthy


Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards
National Film Awards


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