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Director  Lenin Rajendran
Screenplay  Lenin Rajendran
Country  India
7.6/10 IMDb

Music director  M. B. Sreenivasan
Duration  
Language  Malayalam
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Release date  4 September 1987 (1987-09-04)
Cast  Anant Nag (King Swathi Thirunal), Nedumudi Venu (Iraiyamman Tampi), Ranjini (Sugandhavalli), Ambika (Narayani Pillai), Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri (Singer #1)
Similar movies  Related Lenin Rajendran movies

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Swathi Thirunal is a 1987 Malayalam biographical film co-written and directed by Lenin Rajendran. It stars Anant Nag in the title role, and Srividya, Nedumudi Venu and Murali in other important roles. The film is based on the life of Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, the Maharaja of the state of Travancore.

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Plot

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The story begins with Gowri Lakshmi Bayi entrusting the four-month-old Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma to the care of the English East India Company whose representative was Col. Munro. Then it cuts to when Swathi Thirunal is sixteen and takes over the reins of Travancore from his aunt Gowri Parvati Bayi. Swathi Thirunal's biography is then shown against the backdrop of the music that he himself has composed. The movie ends with his death in 1846.

Cast

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  • Anant Nag as Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma (voice dubbed by Venu Nagavally)
  • Srividya as Gowri Parvati Bayi
  • Nedumudi Venu as Iraiyamman Tampi
  • Murali as Shadkala Govinda Marar
  • Ambika as Narayani Panam Pillai Amma Kochamma
  • Babu Namboothiri as Diwanji Subbaravu
  • Ranjini as Sugandhavalli
  • Jagannathan as Vadivelu
  • Innocent as Krishna Ravu
  • Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri as singer
  • Ravi Vallathol as singer
  • Kanakalatha as Narayani's Thozhi
  • Mehboob Sait ( guest role )
  • Kuyili as dancer
  • Sujatha Thiruvananthapuram
  • Soundtrack

    The film's original music was composed by M. B. Sreenivasan. The film is obviously a musical and it made use of several legendary kritis by Swathi Thirunal, Tyagaraja and Iraiyamman Tampi. The soundtrack features vocals of several renowned singers including M. Balamuralikrishna, who received a State award for his work.

    Additional tracks from the movie

    Awards

    Kerala State Film Awards:

  • Special Jury Award - Lenin Rajendran
  • Best Play Back Singer - M. Balamuralikrishna
  • Best Art Director - P. Krishnamoorthy
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    References

    Swathi Thirunal (film) Wikipedia
    Swathi Thirunal (film) IMDb


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