Sankeertana

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Sankeertana
Sankeertana.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGeetha Krishna
Written byTanikella Bharani (dialogues)
Screenplay byGeetha Krishna
Story byGeetha Krishna
Produced byDr. M. Gangaiah
StarringNagarjuna
Ramya Krishna
CinematographyP. S. Nivas
Edited byAnil Malnad
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
company
Konark Movie Creations
Release date
  • 26 February 1987 (1987-02-26)
Running time
136 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

Sankeertana is a 1987 Telugu classical film, produced by M. Gangaiah under the Konark Movie Creations banner and directed by Geetha Krishna. It stars Nagarjuna and Ramya Krishna, with music composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film was dubbed in Tamil as En Paadal Unakkaga. The film was later remade in Tamil as Deiva Vaakku.

Plot[edit]

Keerthana (Ramya Krishna) is an orphan who is being brought up by a villager whose wife doesn't like her at all. Keerthana is learning dance from the famous teacher of the village. In this process, she falls in love with Kaasi (Nagarjuna), who belongs to a very low caste. The villagers believe that Keerthana is the goddess who came to save them and their village and hence Keerthana had lost her personal life. But now she has dared to love Kaasi and now she wanted to marry him. But will the village people allow their goddess to become a wife and what are the cruel consequences Keerthana and Kaasi had to face?

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Sankeertana
Film score by
Released1987
GenreSoundtrack
Length38:54
LabelEcho Music
ProducerIlaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
Aradhana
(1987)
Sankeertana
(1987)
Vijathalu
(1987)

Music composed by Ilaiyaraaja. All the songs are hit tracks. Music released on ECHO Audio Company.

No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Kaliki Menilo"C. Narayana ReddyS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki4:32
2."Manase Padenule"C. Narayana ReddyS. P. Balasubrahmanyam3:32
3."Manasuna Palikina"SirivennelaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki5:06
4."Ve Vela Varnala"SirivennelaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jayaram3:27
5."Devi Durga Devi"C. Narayana ReddyS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jayaram5:35
6."Vanda Roopayalu Notu"C. Narayana ReddyS. P. Sailaja4:33
7."Divi Darula (Kavitha)"SirivennelaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam1:44
8."Thillana (Dim Tarana)"C. Narayana ReddyS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. P. Sailaja3:08
9."Ganam Aagi Podule"C. Narayana ReddyS. P. Balasubrahmanyam4:44
10."Eynaavadeteeramo"Acharya AthreyaK. J. Yesudas4:25
11."Om Kara Vakyam"SirivennelaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki0:51
Total length:38:54

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 21 August 2020.(in Telugu)

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