K. Vishwanath’s yesteryear blockbuster
Sankarabharanam (1979) created sensation at box-office, led to an upsurge in
usage of Indian classical music in Indian cinema and is now getting ready for release
in Tamil after 34 years of its theatrical release in Telugu. According to sources,
the classical film will be dubbed in Tamil with the same name “Sankarabharanam”
and will release it in a digitized (Convert picture or Sound into a digital
The movie is deliberated to be
one of the finest films to emerge from Tollywood, having won four National Film
Awards and five Nandi Awards, and showcased at several international film
festivals, particularly in Indian panorama of the 8th International Film
Festival of India in 1980 and Moscow Film Festival. The movie has also won the
Prize of the Public at the Besancon Film Festival of France in the year 1981
J.V Somayajulu and Manju
Bhargavi are the lead roles; Rajalakshmi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Nirmalamma, Sakshi
Ranga Rao and Chandra Mohan are played key lead roles.
The film was produced by Edida
Nageshwara Rao on Poornodaya Movie creations and music composed by KV Mahadevan.
Dialogues have written by Jandhyala.