O Seeta Katha

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O Seeta Katha
O Seeta Katha.jpg
Directed by K. Vishwanath
Produced by Sharma
C. Ashwini Dutt
Written by Gollapudi Maruti Rao
Starring Kanta Rao
Chandra Mohan
Roja Ramani
Devadas Kanakala
Allu Ramalingayya
Shubha
Ramaprabha
Pandari Bai
Music by K. V. Mahadevan
Release date
1974
Country India
Language Telugu

O Seeta Katha (Telugu: ఓ సీత కథ) is a 1974 Telugu-language Indian feature film directed by K. Viswanath.[1][2][3] The film won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (Silver), and Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu).[4] The film was later remade both in Malayalam and Tamil languages. Kamal Hassan played the antagonist in Malayalam version (Mattoru Seetha) while Rajnikanth played same role in Tamil version (Moondru Mudichu).[5] The film was screened at the Asian and African film Festival at Tashkent.[6][7]

Plot[edit]

Seeta (Roja Ramani), a teenage girl, lives with her mother and elder sister (Subha) who runs the house with her harikatha performances. Seeta falls in love with Chandram (Chandramohan), but evil Gopalakrishna (Devadas Kanakala) has an eye on her and hires goons to bash Chandram, who dies on the spot. Seeta marries Madhava Rao (Kantha Rao), father of Gopalakrishna, and makes Gopalakrishna realize his mistakes.

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards South

Songs[edit]

Remakes[edit]

Year Film Language Cast Director Box Office
1975 Mattoru Seetha Malayalam Roja Ramani, M. G. Soman, Kamal Haasan P. Bhaskaran Hit
1976 Moondru Mudichu Tamil Sridevi, Kamal Hassan, Rajnikanth K. Balachander Super Hit

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Golden Classics-Roja Ramani-O Seeta Katha Movie Special-01". youtube. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Golden Classics-Roja Ramani-O Seeta Katha Movie Special-02". youtube. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Golden Classics-Roja Ramani-O Seeta Katha Movie Special-03". youtube. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  4. ^ a b c The Times of India Directory and Year Book Including Who's who. 
  5. ^ "O Seeta Katha Movie Cast". 
  6. ^ Collections. Update Video Publication. 1991. p. 387. 
  7. ^ "Arts / History & Culture : Celebrating a doyen". The Hindu. 26 April 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 

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