Raja Rishi

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Raja Rishi
Raja Rishi.jpg
Directed byK. Shankar
Produced byN. Sakunthala
Written byA. S. Prakasam (dialogues)
Screenplay byK. Shankar
Story byA. S. Prakasam
StarringSivaji Ganesan
Prabhu Ganesan
K. R. Vijaya
Nalini
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyM. C. Sekar
Edited byK. Shankar
V. Jayapal
Production
company
Bhairavi Films
Distributed byBhairavi Films
Release date
20 September 1985
Running time
136 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Raja Rishi is a 1985 Indian Tamil film directed by K. Shankar and produced by N. Sakunthala. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Prabhu Ganesan, M. N. Nambiar and Nalini in lead roles. There is a touching scene where moved by the penance of Sage Vishvamitra, formerly King Kaushika; God Shiva grants him the status of brahmarishi and totally compassionate, Rajarishi sings the Gayatri Mantra.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.[1] The song "Maan Kanden" is set in Vasantha raga.[2]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Aadaiyil Aadum" Janaki 04:21
2 "Maan Kanden" K. J. Yesudas, Vani Jayaram Ilaiyaraaja 04:32
3 "Maathavam Yaen" Janaki Vaali 06:16
4 "Poda Munivaney" Malaysia Vasudevan Vaali 04:48
5 "Shankara Shiva" Malaysia Vasudevan Vaali 04:27
6 "Karunai Kadale" (Azhagiya Kalai Nilave) Vani Jayaram Muthulingam 04:27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raja Rishi Songs". raaga.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  2. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/a-ragas-journey-hopeful-festive-vibrant-vasantha/article2780440.ece

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