Tyagayya (Telugu: త్యాగయ్య) is a 1981 Telugu film directed by Bapu. The cast included J.V. Somayajulu in the lead role. The film is based on the life of Sri Tyagaraja Swamy. Tyagayya was showcased at the Indian Panorama of International Film Festival of India in 1982.
Tyagayya was made as film in 1946. It was produced and directed by Chittor V. Nagaiah and considered as masterpiece in Telugu cinema. It is a soul stirring film about the truly extraordinary life of Saint Thyagaraja.
Tyagaraja as a singer is depicted in the royal court.