O Seeta Katha
|O Seeta Katha|
|Directed by||K. Vishwanath|
C. Ashwini Dutt
|Written by||Gollapudi Maruti Rao|
|Music by||K. V. Mahadevan|
O Seeta Katha (Telugu: ఓ సీత కథ) is a 1974 Telugu-language Indian feature film directed by K. Viswanath. The film won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (Silver), and Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu). 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). The film was screened at the Asian and African film Festival at Tashkent.
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.
- Kanta Rao
- Chandra Mohan
- Roja Ramani
- Devadas Kanakala
- Allu Ramalingayya
- Pandari Bai
- Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (Silver) - 1974
- bhaaratanaarii charitamu (harikatha)
- malle kannaa tellana maa seeta sogasu
- puttaDi bomma maa peLLikoDuku
- kallaakapaTam erugani pillalu allari chEstE andam
- Playback: P. Suseela
- ninu kanna katha, mee amma katha vinipinchanaa
- chintachiguru pulupani cheekaTanTE nalupani
- Playback: S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
|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|
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