|Directed by||M. S. Rajashekar|
|Produced by||S A Govindaraj|
Vidyullatha Sasanoor (based on a novel) |
Chi. Udaya Shankar
|Music by||Upendra Kumar|
|Cinematography||V K Kannan|
|Edited by||P Bhakthavathsalam|
|Distributed by||Bhagavathi Combines|
Ratha Sapthami (ರಥಸಪ್ತಮಿ) is a 1986 Indian-Kannada romantic musical film directed by M. S. Rajashekar and produced by S. A. Govindaraj. It starred Shivarajkumar in his second venture after Anand and debutant actress Asha Rani and playwrighter Parvathavani in the lead roles. The musical score was composed by Upendra Kumar while the lyrics, screenplay and dialogues were written by Chi. Udaya Shankar. P. Vasu was co-writer of this movie. The story is based on a Kannada novel of the same name by Vidyullatha Sasanoor.
Ratha Sapthami opened on 12 December 1986 and was declared a musical blockbuster.
The interval twist — where the hero supposedly dies in an accident — and the second half of the movie — where the heroine is sent to her uncle's place to overcome her depression and is shocked to find a lookalike in a vehicle and later sees him in a discotheque dancing merrily — was used in the Hindi movie Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai.
|1||"Ananda Seri Haadalu"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|2||"Nee Yaaru Naan Yaaru"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|3||"Jotheyagi Hithavagi"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|4||"Olave Hoovagi"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|5||"Shilegalu Sangeethava"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
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