Swami Ayyappan (1975 film)
Poster of the Tamil version
|Directed by||P. Subramaniam|
|Produced by||P. Subramaniam|
|Written by||Sreekumaran Thampi|
|Music by||G. Devarajan|
|Edited by||N. Gopalakrishnan|
Swami Ayyappan (Lord Ayyappan) is a 1975 Indian bilingual film. Directed and produced by P. Subramaniam, it was simultaneously shot in Malayalam and Tamil languages. It stars Gemini Ganesan, Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair, Master Raghu/Karan, K. Balaji, Sekhar, Srividya, Unnimary, Lakshmi, Raghavan, Rani Chandra and Vinodini. The film met with critical acclaim and became a box office success. It won four Kerala State Film Awards.
- Madhu (guest role )
- Sukumari as Muthaliyar's wife
- Srividya as Pandalam Maharani
- Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair as Guru
- Lakshmi as Mohini
- Baby Sumathi as Young girl
- Baby Vinodini
- Gemini Ganesan as Pandalam raja
- K. Balaji as Vavar
- Master Raghu as young Ayyappan
- Master Shekhar as Ayyappan
- Rani Chandra
|1.||"Harinaaraayana"||Vayalar Ramavarma||K. J. Yesudas|
|2.||"Harivaraasanam"||Kumbakudi Kulathur Iyer||K. J. Yesudas|
|3.||"Harivaraasanam" (Choir)||Kumbakudi Kulathur Iyer||K. J. Yesudas, Choir|
|4.||"Kailaasa Shailaadhi"||Vayalar Ramavarma||P. Leela, Sreekanth|
|5.||"Mannilum Vinnilum"||Sreekumaran Thampi||K. J. Yesudas, Choir|
|6.||"Paalaazhi Kadanjeduthorazhakaanu"||Vayalar Ramavarma||P. Madhuri|
|7.||"Ponnumvigraha Vadivilirikkum"||Sreekumaran Thampi||Ambili, Choir|
|8.||"Shabarimalayil"||Kannadasan||T. M. Soundararajan|
|9.||"Swami Charanam Charanam Pon Ayyappa"||Kannadasan||T. M. Soundararajan, Chorus|
|10.||"Swami Sharanam"||Vayalar Ramavarma||P. Jayachandran, Choir|
|11.||"Swarnakkodi Marathil"||Sreekumaran Thampi||P. Jayachandran, P. Madhuri, Chorus, Sreekanth|
|14.||"Thummiyaal Therikkunna"||Vayalar Ramavarma||P. Jayachandran, Choir|
- Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value - Swami Ayyappan
- Best Child Artist - Master Raghu/Karan
- Best Cinematography - Masthan
- Best Lyrics - Vayalar Ramavarma
DVD was released by Modern Cinema. New version was released by MC videos in 2016.
The song "Harivarasanam" sung by K. J. Yesudas and composed (in Madhyamavati raga) by G. Devarajan for the film later became part of the daily routine of Sabarimala Temple. It is played every night during the closing ceremony of the temple.
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