Suvarna Sundari

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Suvarna Sundari
Suvarna Sundari.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Vedantam Raghavaiah
Produced by P. Adinarayana Rao
Written by Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry (dialogues)
Screenplay by Vedantam Raghavaiah
Story by Vempati Sadasivabrahmam
Adinarayana Rao
Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Anjali Devi
Music by P. Adinarayana Rao
Cinematography M.A. Rahman
Edited by N.S. Prakash
Production
company
Distributed by Chamria Talkie
Release date
  • 10 May 1957 (1957-05-10)
Running time
208 mins
Country India
Language Telugu

Suvarna Sundari (English: Golden Beauty) is a 1957 Telugu, folklore film, in the golden era of the Telugu film industry which was produced by Adinarayana Rao on Anjali Pictures banner and directed by Vedantam Raghavaiah.[1] Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Anjali Devi in the lead roles and music also composed by Adinarayana Rao. The film is simultaneously in Tamil as Manaalane Mangaiyin Baakkiyam & Hindi as the same title; Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Anjali Devi did their roles in the Hindi version too which was the only Hindi movie in ANR's film career while Gemini Ganesan played male lead role in Tamil version. The film recorded as blockbuster at the box office.

The shooting of the film was held at Venus Studios, Madras and the outdoor shooting was held at Shimla falls, Mysore. The film was released through Chamria Talkie Distributors headed by Sundar Lal Nahata, set a record at the box-office by celebrating 50 days in 48 centers and completed 100 days in 18 centers.[2]

Plot[edit]

This is a Folklore story of a Gandharva kanya loving a human prince. Jayanth (ANR) gets ousted from the kingdom. He meets Suvarna Sundari (Anjali Devi) who comes to earth on every Kaarteeka Pournami day. They love each other. Lord Indra comes to know about their love and curses Suvarna Sundari. As a result, Jayanth forgets her. She loses her child near the river. How the two protagonists reunite forms the story.

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Soundtrack[edit]

Suvarna Sundari
Film score by P. Adinarayana Rao
Released 1957
Genre Soundtrack
Length 46:29
Label HMV Audio
Producer P. Adinarayana Rao

Music composed by P. Adinarayana Rao. All songs are blockbusters. Music released on HMV Audio Company.

S.No Song Title Lyrics Singers length
1 Piluvakuraa Alugakuraa Samudrala Sr P. Susheela 3:22
2 Bangaaru Vannela Samudrala Sr P. Leela 4:32
3 Ammaa! Ammaa! Samudrala Jr Ghantasala 2:42
4 Bommaalammaa Samudrala Sr P. Susheela 3:58
5 Eraa Manatoti Kosaraju Pithapuram 2:51
6 Haayi Haayigaa Aamani Saage Samudrala Sr Ghantasala, Jikki 6:14
7 Jagadeeswaraa Samudrala Raghavacharya sr P. Susheela / Jikki (two versions) 4:29
8 Lakshmeem Ksheerasamuri (Slokam) Samudrala Jr Ghantasala 0:58
9 Naa Chitti Papa Samudrala Sr P. Susheela, M. S. Ramarao 4:19
10 Kommanura Kosaraju P. Leela 3:18
11 Nee Needalona Nilichenuraa Samudrala Sr P. Susheela 2:56
12 Sambho, Naa Mora Vinavaa! Samudrala Sr P. Susheela 4:10
13 Tadheem Nanana Thom Tillana Kosaraju P. Leela, Komala 2:40

Hindi Version[edit]

  1. "Kuhu Kuhu Bole Koyaliya" - Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
  2. "Mujhe Na Bula Chhup Chhup" - Lata Mangeshkar
  3. "Ram Naam Japna Paraya Maal Apna" - Mohammed Rafi
  4. "Girija Sang Hai Shish Pe Gang Hai" - Lata Mangeshkar
  5. "Tarana (Shastriya Sangeet)" - Lata Mangeshkar, Sudha Malhotra
  6. "Hat Hat Hat Jaa Re Natkhat Piya" - Lata Mangeshkar, Sudha Malhotra
  7. "Lakshmim sheer Samudra Raj" - Ghantasala
  8. "Chanda Se Pyare Ankhiyo Ke Taare Soja Re Maiya Ke Raaj Dular" - Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey
  9. "Mausam Suhana Dil Hainz" - Lata Mangeshkar
  10. "Sar Pe Matki Ankhiya Bhatki" - Asha Bhosle
  11. "Shambho Sun Lo Meri Pukar" - Lata Mangeshkar
  12. "Lelo Ji Lelo Gudiya" - Lata Mangeshkar
  13. "Maa Maa Karta Phire Laadla" - Mohammed Rafi
  14. "Mai Hu Pari Rasiya Ras Ki Bhari" - Lata Mangeshkar

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