Thayige Thakka Maga

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Thayige Thakka Maga
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Directed byV. Somashekhar
Produced byParvathamma Rajkumar
Written byAnjaneya Pushpananda
Screenplay byM. D. Sundar
Sowcar Janaki
Music byT. G. Lingappa
CinematographyP. S. Prakash
Edited byP. Bhaktavatsalam
Poornima Enterprises
Release date
  • 13 December 1978 (1978-12-13)
Running time
177 minutes

Thayige Thakka Maga is a 1978 Indian Kannada sports action drama film directed by V. Somashekhar and produced by Parvathamma Rajkumar. It is based on the story written by Anjaneya Pushpanand.

The film starred Rajkumar as a boxer[1] along with Savitri, Padmapriya and Sowcar Janaki in lead roles.[2] Veteran Tamil-Telugu actress Savitri plays one of the title role of Thayi (Mother) in this film. The screenplay, dialogues and lyrics are written by Chi. Udaya Shankar. The movie saw a theatrical run of 25 weeks.[3]

The film was a musical blockbuster with all the songs composed by T. G. Lingappa considered chartbusters. It was remade in Telugu as Puli Bidda (1981) and in Hindi as Main Intequam Loonga (1982) starring Dharmendra.[4] It was one of the earliest Kannada films to be shot in Kashi.



The music was composed by T. G. Lingappa with lyrics by Chi. Udaya Shankar.[5] All the songs composed for the film were received extremely well and considered as evergreen songs.

All lyrics are written by Chi. Udaya Shankar.

Track listing
1."Entha Sogasu"Rajkumar 
2."Suryana Kanthige"Rajkumar, Kasthuri Shankar 
3."Vishwanathanu Thandeyadare"Rajkumar 
4."Chali Chali"Rajkumar, S. Janaki 

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