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Meghasandesam

Meghasandesam
Directed by Dasari Narayana Rao
Produced by Dasari Padma
Written by Dasari Narayana Rao (Dialogues)
Screenplay by Dasari Narayana Rao
Story by Dasari Narayana Rao
Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Jayasudha
Jayaprada
Kongara Jaggaiah
Music by Ramesh Naidu
Cinematography P. N. Selvaraj
Distributed by Taraka Prabhu Films
Release dates
  • 24 September 1982 (1982-09-24) (India)
Running time
151 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Meghasandesam (English: Message of clouds) was a 1982 Telugu drama film, directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. The film got critical acclaim at the 9th International Film Festival of India,[1] 1983 Cannes Film Festival and Moscow film festivals.[2] The film has won four National Film Awards.[3]

Contents

  • Plot 1
  • Cast 2
  • Crew 3
  • Soundtrack 4
  • Awards 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Plot

Meghasandesam is the story of a common man who has an innate urge for poetry. He leads a simple life, marrying a common villager, with children and respected in society. His life is normal until he finds a lady who is a Devadasi (a village dancer), and she inspires his creativity. As a truly inspired poet, he writes excellent poetry. But the other villagers mistake him as being attracted to the dancer.

Consequently after some family drama, his wife leaves him, to let her husband fulfill his poetic thirst. Against social norms, and against customs, and probably as a triumph of love and art, he settles down with the dancer.

Cast

Crew

Soundtrack

The movie was a musical hit, and featured Ashtapadi hymns from Jayadeva.

All music composed by Ramesh Naidu.

Songs
No. Title Lyrics Playback Length
1. "Aakaasa Desaana Aashada Masaana"   Veturi Sundararama Murthy K. J. Yesudas  
2. "Aakulo Aakunai Puvvulo Puvvunai"   Devulapalli Krishnasastri P. Susheela  
3. "Mundu Telisena Prabhu"   Devulapalli Krishnasastri P. Susheela  
4. "Navarasa Suma Maalika" (Poem) Veturi Sundararama Murthy K. J. Yesudas  
5. "Ninnati Daaka Silanaina"   Veturi Sundararama Murthy P. Susheela  
6. "Paadana Vani Kalyaniga"   Veturi Sundararama Murthy Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna  
7. "Priye Charusheele"   Jayadeva K. J. Yesudas, P. Susheela  
8. "Radhika Krishna Radhika"   Jayadeva K. J. Yesudas, P. Susheela  
9. "Seetavela Raaneeyaku Sisiraniki Choteeyaku"   Devulapalli Krishnasastri K. J. Yesudas, P. Susheela  
10. "Sigalo Avi Virulo"   Devulapalli Krishnasastri    

Awards

Year Recipient/Nominated work Award Result
1983 Dasari Narayana Rao National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu Won
Ramesh Naidu National Film Award for Best Music Direction Won
P. Susheela National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer Won
K. J. Yesudas National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer Won
Dasari Narayana Rao Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Swarna Nandi Won
Dasari Narayana Rao Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu Won

References

  1. ^ http://iffi.nic.in/Dff2011/Frm9IIFAAward.aspx?PdfName=9IIFA.pdf
  2. ^ Ranjana Dave (2011-06-30). "The meaning in movement". The Asian Age. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  3. ^ "ANR - Telugu cinema stars". Idlebrain.com. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 

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