Director B. Dorairaj
Music director Rajanâ€“Nagendra
Release date March 18, 1974 (India)
|Release date 1974 (1974)|
Based on Eradu Kanasu by Vani
Screenplay S. K. Bhagavan, B. Dorairaj
Cast Rajkumar (Ramu), Kalpana (Gowri), Manjula (Lalitha), K S Ashwath, Balakrishna
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Eradu kanasu 1974 full kannada movie
Eradu Kanasu (English: Two Dreams) is a 1974 Indian Kannada romantic drama film directed by the duo Dorai and S. K. Bhagavan, and is based on the novel of the same name by Vani. The film stars Rajkumar, Kalpana and Manjula in lead roles.
- Eradu kanasu 1974 full kannada movie
- Themes and influences
The film was a musical blockbuster with all the songs composed by Rajan-Nagendra considered evergreen hits. They were awarded with the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Music Director for 1974–75. The film's success led to its re-release on 6 February 2015 across Karnataka state.
The movie was remade in Telugu as Pooja. The song Endendu Ninnanu Marethu was retained by Rajan-Nagendra in the Telugu version as Enneno Janmala Bandham. The song Endendu Ninnanu Marethu was also used in the 1992 Hindi movie Jaan Se Pyaara.
The song "Endendu Ninnanu" was shot at Gajanur dam in Shivamoga district.
Themes and influences
The film was based on the novel of the same name by Vani. Muralidhara Khajane of The Hindu mentioned that the plot was similar to William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
The music was composed by Rajan-Nagendra with lyrics for the soundtracks penned by Chi. Udaya Shankar. The album consists of six soundtracks. All the songs composed for the film were received extremely well and considered as evergreen songs. The song "Thamnam Thamnam" was remixed by Mano Murthy in Abhinetri (2015).
The film's title inspired a 2017 film of same name starring Vijay Raghavendra.
ReferencesEradu Kanasu Wikipedia
Eradu Kanasu IMDb Eradu Kanasu themoviedb.org