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    Unhappy Chakrapani (1954) 1CD DVDrip

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    Bhanumathi Ramakrishna
    Akkineni Nageshwara Rao
    Seeta Rama Chilakalpudi Anjaneyulu
    S.V. Ranga Rao
    Narasimha Rao Kanchi
    Kamala Devi T.G.

    Producer - Bhanumati
    Director - PS RamaKrishna Rao
    Music Director - Bhanumati

    PROFILE:- Paluvayi Bhanumathi Ramakrishna (September 7, 1925 - December 24, 2005)
    Bhanumathi entered the film industry in 1935, and acted in over 200 films in Telugu and Tamil. She was also called an Ashtavadhani by the film industry people as she was a writer, actor, director, producer, singer, music director, editor and studio owner. Most of her works are in Telugu and Tamil languages.

    She made her debut in Telugu cinema in 1939 in Varavikrayam (Telugu), directed by P Pulliah. She had acted in Malathi Madhavam, Dharma Patni and Bhaktimala. Her first popular film was Krishna Prema. Her next popular film was Swargaseema, a milestone film in her career. She later acted in many memorable movies like Chakrapani, Laila Majnu, Vipranarayana, Malleswari, Batasari and Anthastulu. In 1953, she made her directorial debut with 'Chandi Rani'. She performed a dual role in that movie. It was simultaneously made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi and was released on the same day all over India

    She created history by becoming the first woman in the history of Indian Cinema who directed, produced, sang and acted in that movie.

    Apart from being an exceptional actress, she was also a very talented musician. She is one of the fine actress of telugu film industry. She was adept in both Carnatic and Hindustani music. She gave voice to her songs even after it became the norm to use playback singers for actors. Some of her songs are still popular like Pilichina biguvatara, kila kila navvul, oh Pavurama, preme nerama. She also provided music to a lot of her films.

    She is the only lady in India who was a Studio Owner, Producer, Directress, Writer, Music Director and also a great singing cine-artiste.

    During the shooting of the film Krishna Prema, she met P. S. Ramakrishna Rao, an assistant director for that film. He was a film producer, director and editor of Telugu and Tamil Films. The couple later got married 8 August 1943 and later launched a popular production company, Bharani Pictures on their son's name.

    She is best remembered for her brilliant renderings of Thyagaraja's kirtis and Purandaradasa's bhajans.




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