15th February 2005, 01:54 PM
Kannada film music
Kannada Films during 50's,60's and 70's had very good music from stalwarts like Ranga rao, aswathama,Vijayabhaskar, T.G.Lingappa,Ghantasala,Rajan-Nagendra,G.K.Venkatesh.
this would be the place to bring in some gems from that period.
That was a period where good directors like S.R.Puttanna, B.R.Bandhulu
actors like kalyan kumar, udayakumar , rajkumar and actresses like
kalpana, aarthi, jayanthi, sarojadevi gave good performances. Lyricists like sadashiviah, prabhakara sastry, ku.ra.see,vijayanarasimha gave good lyrics.
Let us recollect that era with some memorable songs of that period.
To Start with
Movie: Amarashilpi jakkanachari
film had Kalyankumar & B.Sarojadevi in lead
this is a great song by S.Rajeswararao
In telugu the film was amara shipli jakkanna
and the equivalent song is Andhala bomalotho aatadava
coming to this kannada song, it's a dance sequence song sung beautifully by PS. see how she sings kannada too effortlessly
listen and enjoy
15th February 2005 01:54 PM
10th March 2005, 06:23 PM
kannada film music
I fully agree with you Mr. Rajesh. That was a golden era of Kannada movies with melodeous music to listen. Many of them are not available now for this generation to enjoy the music.
For those who are interested, the lyric of the song is follows:
citra: amarashilpi jakaNAcAri
gAyana: pi sushIla
saMgIta: es. rAjEshvara rAv
sAhitya: ci. sadAshivayya
celuvAMta cennigane nalidADu bA
I siMgAra shileyoDane kuNidADu bArA /celu/
tALa mELadolu kaleyuva bArA
gALi gaMdhadolu sEruva bArA
bhAva bhaMgiyolu bereyuva bArA
prEmAnaMdava nI tArA /celu/
nIli gaganadi tEli huDukide
kAmana billanu Eri nODide
caMdra tAregaLa sEri kELide
ellaDagiruve baLi sArA /celu/
kAru mODavu kUYDuta baralu
Gali Gali kuNivA nIli navilolu
ninnali paravashaLAgihe nIrA
dayava tOri nI bEgane bArA /celu/
11th March 2005, 04:38 PM
Thanks for your Response and thanks for the lyrics too..
11th March 2005, 08:18 PM
I didn't find any other suitable place to post.. Here is a superb song 'kanakana' by Madhu Balakrishnan from 'Apthamithra' (MD: guru kiran)..
http://www.musicindiaonline.com/l/18/s/movie_name.7397/ (3rd one)
Madhu's deep voice gives life to this light classical song. Sadly there's no counterpart to this (I mean, of equal calibre) in the tamil version 'chandramukhi'.
14th March 2005, 09:40 AM
next kannada pick
" Kanasido Nanasido"
Movie: Nakkare Ade Swarga
Music: M.Ranga Rao
This is the first kannada song of SPB. M.Ranga rao a veteran music director who gave some memorable songs in kannada.
R.N.Jayagopal (who featured in michael madana kamarajan as kamal's uncle) is a renowned lyricist.
SPB sang his first in all the 3 languages Tamil,Telugu & Kannada with PS and this song is a superb one.
NAkkare ade swarga had the famous Baalondu baava geethe
2 versions one by PS and another by PS,PBS
i'll feature in coming days.
Listen and enjoy this lovely duet
15th March 2005, 08:11 PM
wow.. is it really SPB?!
18th March 2005, 07:32 PM
ETV Kannada TV channel is telecasting a programme called ‘ede tuMbi hADuvenu’ on every Sunday at 9.00 p.m (IST) which is being anchored by Shri SPB. He has mentioned several times in this programme about his first song in Kannada ‘kanasido nanasido’ from the film
‘Nakkare adE svarga’. Apart from this there are five other songs they are: bALoMdu bhAvagIte (2), I hAyi innelli, nagabEku nagisabEku, nenne elliyo nALe elliyo which are melancholic songs produced by MD M Rangarao.
The lyric of the song ‘kanasido nanasido’ is follows:
es pi bAlasubramaNyaM ravaru kannaDadalli hADida modala citragIte
citra: nakkare adE svarga
gAyana: es pi bAlasubramaNyam/pi sushIla
saMgIta: eM raMgarAv
uguda(duguDa) manada bisi bayakeyo
idu ciguru hareya seLevo
ciguru hareya seLevo /kanasi/
heNNu: iLidu baMdaLo bhAgya dEvate
jaladhA..re rUpa tALute
gaMDu: heNNu manasu halavu dinasu
eMdu dhAre tiLisitu
caMcalate heNNa hesaro
caMcalate heNNa hesaro /kanasi/
gaMDu: seLeye maiyali saleye niMdide
idu EnI amara sAdhane
heNNu: olavu taMda gelaviniMda
amara daivI sAdhane
idu madhura hRudaya phalavo
idu madhura hRudaya phalavo /kanasi/
heNNu: nAci svargave illi baMdire
aha nA..ri keMda tAvare
gaMDu: praNaya gIte modala sAlu
idu doreye sudheya samavo
idu doreye sudheya samavo /kanasi/
23rd March 2005, 02:29 PM
thanks Sudarshan for your lyrics contribution
keep it going
Next kannada pick
"Uthara Druvathin Dakshina druvaku"
P.B.Sreenivos dominated KFM like anything till Rajkumar himself started singing.
Sharapanjara directed by Puttana kanagal had Kalpana in lead.
She plays the role of Kaveri who suffers from a small bout of mental illness. But she recovers from it in a mental hospital and the entire film is about the treatment meted out to her by the society .
Film had beautiful songs tuned by Vijayabhaskar all songs were by PBS,PS
The popular Sandesha mega sandesha by PS
Biligiri rangayya by PS
HAdinalku varusha by PS ( is a beautiful song both kalpana & PS doing a commendable job)
Kodagina kaaveri by PBS,PS
all are beautiful songs..
Today's pick is an ultimate duet by PS,PBS and the picturisation also is too good.
listen to this marvellous duet
23rd March 2005, 09:39 PM
Yes indeed. All songs in that film were very popular during those days. Kalpana, chimdodi Leela, Gangadhar, played the main roles. One peculiar character played by one shri Shiva ram (RAASHI brothers fame) as a cook gave the name to him as ‘SharapaMjara Shiva ram’ and even today he is recognized by this name.
The lyric of the song goes like this:
o ho hO.. A hA hA..
uttara dhRuvadiM dakShiNa dhRuvakU
cuMbaka gALiyu bIsutide
sUryana biMbake caMdrana biMbavu
rammisi nageyali mIsutide /uttara/
bhUraMgake abhisArake kareyuta
tiMgaLu tiMgaLu naveyutide
tuMbuta tuLukuta tIruta tannoLu
tAne saviyanu saviyutide /uttara/
bhUvana kusumisi puLakisi maraLisi
kOTi kOTi sala hoseyisitu
mitrana maitriya osage masagadide
marukada dhAreya maseyisitu /uttara/
akShini mIlana mADada nakShatrada
gaNa gaganade hAradide
iMdigu milanada cinhavu tOradide /uttara/
28th March 2005, 10:15 AM
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Nothing like the Gandhada Gudi song. It rocks anytime.