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Siri Siri Muvva
is a 1978 Telugu film from director K. Viswanath, producer Edida Nageshwara Rao
Edida Nageswara Rao is an Indian film producer in Telugu Cinema. He owns the 30 yr old film production house Poornodaya Movie Creations in Tollywood.-Career:...
, dialogues by Jandhyala. The stars are Jayapradha and Chandra Mohan
Chandra Mohan or Chandramohan is a Telugu film actor. He acted as Hero, comedy, support character roles in many Telugu films.-Early life:...
. The director K. Vishwanath later remade the film with his leading lady Jayapradha into the Hindi hit film Sargam (1979).
The story is about Hyma (Jayapradha), a mute girl who is passionate about dancing. She is ill-treated by her stepmother (Ramaprabha), who wants to make her daughter Savithri (Kavitha) a heroine. Sambayya (Chandramohan), an orphan is deeply in love with Hyma, and saves her from being cheated by her vile stepmother and her nephew, Badram (Devadas Kanakala).
Sambayya takes Hyma to the city after her father's (Satyanarayana) death, where he is inflicted by TB. Once Hyma gets to know, she earns money by dancing at a Kalakshetra. Sambayya wants her to marry the organizer Ram Babu, but Hyma's heart beats only for her loyal companion Sambayya. Savithri acts in a movie and gets shunned by all, and Hyma takes care of them-all is forgiven. Sambayya and Hyma get married and all's well that ends well.
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- Jhummandhi Nadam (Singers: S.P. Balasubramaniam, P. Susheela)
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- Thillana (Singers: Pasumarthi, Vijayalakshmi)
- Veturi Sundararama Murthy penned the lyrics and had co-written the dialogues with Jandhyala.
- K. V. Mahadevan
Krishnankoil Venkatachalam Mahadevan was a South Indian music composer.-Career:K.V.Mahadevan was born in Tamil Iyer family in 1918 in Krishnancoil, Kanyakumari district. A contemporary of M. S. Viswanathan, T. K. Ramamoorthy, KVM has scored music for over 600 films, spanning four decades, after...
's music was another highlight for this movie.
- P. Susheela
Pulapaka Susheela is an Indian playback singer. In a career spanning more than four decades, she has recorded songs in many Indian languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Sanskrit, Tulu, Badaga and Sinhalese.-Personal life:She is the daughter of Pulapaka...
won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer
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for Jhummandhi Naadham song.
- K. Babu Rao won the National Film Award for Best Editing
The National Film Award for Best Editing winners:-References:...
- Siri Siri Muvva was remade into Hindi as Sargam
Sargam is a 1979 Hindi movie produced by N. N. Sippy. Writer and Director is K Vishwanath. Film is a remake of his earlier Telugu hit Siri Siri Muvva , which starred Jayaprada and made her a star in South India. She made her Hindi film debut with this film, repeating her role of a mute dancer...
in 1979, marking Jayapradha's Hindi debut. Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor is an Indian Bollywood actor, film producer and director.-Early life:Born in Chembur Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of film director and star Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School,Mumbai. His brothers are well-known actors: Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv...
played the male lead. The song Dafli Wale Dafli Baja became a huge hit.