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Tyagayya (1981 film)

Directed by Bapu
Written by Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Starring J. V. Somayajulu
K.R. Vijaya
Music by K. V. Mahadevan
Release date(s) 1981
Running time 143
Language Telugu

Tyagayya is a 1981 Telugu film directed by Bapu. The cast included J.V. Somayajulu in the lead role. The film is based on the life of Tyagaraja. Tyagayya was showcased at the Indian Panorama of International Film Festival of India in 1982.[1]

Tyagayya was made as film in 1946. It was produced and directed by Chittor V. Nagaiah and considered as masterpiece in Telugu cinema. It is a soul stirring film about the truly extraordinary life of Saint Thyagaraja.


Tyagaraja as a singer is depicted in the royal court.


Actor/actress Character Notes
J. V. Somayajulu Tyagaraja
K. R. Vijaya Kamala
Rao Gopal Rao Japesam
Ravi Lord Rama
Sangeetha Goddess Seetha
Janardhana Rao Arja Hanuman
Hemasundar Lord Shiva
Jhansi Tyagayya's sister-in-law
Sakshi Ranga Rao


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
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