WriterChittor V. Nagaiah, Samudrala Raghavacharya Release date1946 Music directorChittor V. Nagaiah, Tyagaraja, S.V.R. Acharya, J.A. Rehman ScreenplayChittor V. Nagaiah, Samudrala Raghavacharya, S.V.R. Acharya CastChittor V Nagaiah (Tyagayya), Hemalatha Devi (Kamalamba), Mudigonda Lingamurthy (Japesen), B Jayamma (Dharmamba), Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao Similar moviesChittor V Nagaiah directed Tyagayya and appears in Bhakta Potana
Tyagayya (Telugu: త్యాగయ్య) is a 1946 film considered as masterpiece produced and directed by Chittor V. Nagaiah It is a soul stirring film about the truly extraordinary life of Saint Thyagaraja.
Thyagaraja's music is very famous for the blend of rAgam-tAnam-pallavi and the sheer devotion for Lord Rama.
The captures the societal norms in the late 18th century. While many musicians used to seek the patronage of the kings, Tyagaraja was seeking the patronage of only Lord Rama. It depicts Tyagayya as not only a devotee of Lord Rama but also as a husband, brother, student and teacher.
Tyagayya telugu full movie chittor v nagaiah hemalatha devi
Thyagayya (Nagaiah) is a villager composing devotional music to Rama while rejecting the court of Serfoji, Maharajah of Tanjore (Narayana Murthy), the dominant cultural center of the region. Turning down invitations and gifts from the Maharajah, he provokes the jealous wrath of his brother Japesen (Lingamurthy). The film's climax comes when Japesen destroys Rama's idols; Thyagaraja resurrects them eventually and sacrifices his life to his God.
Chittor V. Nagaiah as Tyagayya or Tyagaraja
Baby Vanaja as Lord Krishna
Hemalatha Devi as Kamalamba
Sarita Devi as Chapala
B. Jayamma as Dharmamba
Jayavanthi as Court Singer
Sundara Lakshmi as Seetha Lakshmi
Mudigonda Lingamurthy as Japesen
Baby T. Syamala as Radha
Lakshmipathy Vedantam as Narada in disguise
G. Visweswaramma as Venkamma
Nyapathy Narayana Murthy
K Dorai Swamy
M. C. Raghavan
Jo jo sri rama
Na mora alakimpa, varadaraja
Nidhi cala sukhama
Rare rare pillalara
Tera tiyaga rada, Sivudano
Siva Siva enarada
Rama Bhakti Samrajya
varadaraja ninne kori vachchitira
Ye pooja cheseno
Nagaiah also introduced lyrics from Kannada (the Purandaradasa devara nama in the film's opening), Tamil (by Papanasam Sivan and sung by D. K. Pattammal) and Hindi (sung by J. A. Rehman).