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Sankarabharanam
Sankarabharanam
Sankarabharanam
(English: The Jewel of Shankara) is a 1980 Indian Telugu-language musical drama film written, and directed by K. Viswanath. Produced by Edida Nageswara Rao under the production company Poornodaya Art Creations, Sankarabharanam
Sankarabharanam
starred J. V. Somayajulu, Manju Bhargavi, Chandramohan and Rajyalakshmi. The soundtrack was composed by K. V. Mahadevan, and remained a chartbuster. The film throws light on the chasm between Classical and Western Music based on the perspective of people from two different generations
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Guru
Guru
Guru
(Sanskrit: गुरु
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National Film Awards (India)
The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in India. Established in 1954, it has been administered, along with the International Film Festival of India
India
and the Indian Panorama, by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals
Directorate of Film Festivals
since 1973.[1][2] Every year, a national panel appointed by the government selects the winning entry, and the award ceremony is held in New Delhi, where the President of India
India
presents the awards. This is followed by the inauguration of the National Film Festival, where the award-winning films are screened for the public. Declared for films produced in the previous year across the country, they hold the distinction of awarding merit to the best of Indian cinema
Indian cinema
overall, as well as presenting awards for the best films in each region and language of the country
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Nandi Awards
The Nandi Awards is the highest award ceremony for excellence in Telugu cinema, Telugu theatre, Telugu television, and Lifetime achievements in Indian cinema, presented annually by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. "Nandi" means "bull", the award being named after the big granite bull at Lepakshi
Lepakshi
— a cultural and historical symbol of the Telugu people. Nandi Awards are presented in four categories: Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Copper
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Subhashita
A subhashita (Sanskrit: सुभाषित) is a literary genre of Sanskrit epigrammatic poems and their message is an aphorism, maxim, advice, fact, truth, lesson or riddle.[1] Su in Sanskrit means good; bhashita means spoken; which together literally means well spoken or eloquent saying.[2] Subhashitas in Sanskrit are short memorable verses, typically in four padas (verses) but sometimes just two, but their structure follows a meter
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Carnatic Music
ArtsBharatanatyam Kathak Kathakali Kuchipudi Manipuri Mohiniyattam Odissi Sattriya Bhagavata Mela Yakshagana Dandiya Raas Carnatic musicRites of passageGarbhadhana Pumsavana Simantonayana Jatakarma Namakarana Nishkramana Annaprashana Chudakarana Karnavedha Vidyarambha Upanayana Keshanta Ritushuddhi Samavartana Vivaha AntyeshtiAshrama DharmaAshrama: Brahmacharya Grihastha Vanaprastha SannyasaFestivalsDiwali Holi Shivaratri Navaratri Durga
Durga
Puja Ramlila Vijayadashami-Dussehra


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Telugu Language
Spoken in these States and union territories of India:Andhra Pradesh Telangana Yanam Language codesISO 639-1teISO 639-2telISO 639-3tel – inclusive codeIndividual code:wbq – Waddar (Vadari)Glottologtelu1262  Telugu[2]oldt1249  Old Telugu[3]Linguasphere49-DBA-aaTelugu is native to Andhra Pradesh and TelanganaThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. Telugu (English: /ˈtɛlʊɡuː/;[4] తెలుగు [teluɡu]) is a Dravidian language spoken in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Telangana
and the union territories of Puducherry (Yanam) by the Telugu people
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Pop Music
Pop music
Pop music
is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom
United Kingdom
during the mid-1950s.[4] The terms "popular music" and "pop music" are often used interchangeably, although the former describes all music that is popular and includes many diverse styles. "Pop" and "rock" were roughly synonymous terms until the late 1960s, when they became increasingly differentiated from each other. Although much of the music that appears on record charts is seen as pop music, the genre is distinguished from chart music. Pop music
Pop music
is eclectic, and often borrows elements from other styles such as urban, dance, rock, Latin, and country; nonetheless, there are core elements that define pop music
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Niyogi
Niyogi Brahmins are those Brahmins who took up various secular vocations including military activities and gave up religious vocation, especially the priesthood. They were associated with administration, economics, literature, music composing, politics, scholarly, scientific, defense and warfare careers.[3][4]Contents1 Etymology 2 See also 3 References 4 Further readingEtymology[edit] The word Niyogi is derived from Yoga, which in this context means "religious contemplation", as opposed to Yaga, which means "religious sacrifice". Niyogin in Sanskrit
Sanskrit
also means "employed", "appointed" or "assigned" and it is probable that Niyogis were given this name because they accept secular employment.[5] See also[edit]Telugu Brahmin Vaidiki Brahmins Aaraama DraviduluReferences[edit]^ Brahmin, brahmana, caste, tribe, gotra, rishi, ritual, india, hindu, religion, Mana Sanskriti (Our Culture), Issue 69 ^ Yang, Anand A. (1999)
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France
France
France
(French: [fʁɑ̃s]), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France
France
in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.[XIII] The metropolitan area of France
France
extends from the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
English Channel
and the North Sea, and from the Rhine
Rhine
to the Atlantic Ocean. The overseas territories include French Guiana
French Guiana
in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans
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Nirmalamma
Nirmalamma (1927 – 19 February 2009) was an actress in the Telugu film industry of India. She has acted in more than 800 films. She was well known for her grandmother roles in several films.Contents1 Early life 2 Film career 3 Personal life 4 Awards 5 Filmography5.1 1950s 5.2 1960s 5.3 1970s 5.4 1980s 5.5 1990s 5.6 2000s6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] She was born in Machilipatnam, Madras Presidency, British India. Film career[edit] Her debut film was Garuda Garvabhangam
Garuda Garvabhangam
in 1950. Nirmalamma has worked along with almost all famous artists in Telugu Cinema like NTR, ANR, S.V. Ranga Rao, Rajendra Prasad, P. B. Srinivas, Megastar Chiranjeevi, Nandamuri Balakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna
and Venkatesh many more. She is one of the artists who appears in almost all of the movies of S.V. Krishna Reddy and E. V. V. Satyanarayana
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Sakshi Ranga Rao
Sakshi Ranga Rao (Telugu: సాక్షి రంగారావు) (15 September 1942 – 27 June 2005) was a character actor in theater arts and South Indian cinema.[1] He was born to Lakshmi Narayana and Ranganayakamma as Rangavajhula Ranga Rao of Kondiparru village near Gudivada.[2] He began his career as a stenographer in Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He showed passion for theater arts and performed poignant roles on stage. He began his film career with Saakshi in 1967 directed by Bapu. Then onwards, he became known by this screen name. He acted in about 450 films over about four decades. The majority of them were comedies. He had the distinction of acting in most of the Telugu film directed by K. Vishwanath, Bapu and Vamsi. He has acted in successful films like Sirivennela, Swarna Kamalam, April 1st Vidudhala, Joker and Swarabhishekam. He died after a prolonged illness in 2005 in Chennai
Chennai
at the age of 63 years
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Parallel Cinema
Parallel
Parallel
may refer to:Contents1 Computing 2 Mathematics and science 3 Navigation 4 Music and entertainment 5 Other usesComputing[edit] Parallel
Parallel
algorithm
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Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(20 September 1924 – 22 January 2014), widely known as ANR, was an Indian film
Indian film
actor and producer, known for his work predominantly in Telugu cinema. He starred in many landmark films in his seventy five-year career, becoming one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema.[1] He is considered one of the greatest and most successful actors of Indian cinema. He was one of the instrumental figures in moving the Telugu cinema industry from Madras
Madras
to Hyderabad
Hyderabad
in the early 1960s.[2] He established Annapurna Studios in 1975 to provide infrastructural support to the Telugu film industry in Hyderabad
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Sivaji Ganesan
Villupuram Chinnaiah Ganesan[2] (1 October 1928 – 21 July 2001) better known as Sivaji Ganesan,. was an Indian actor, director and composer. who was active in Tamil cinema
Tamil cinema
during the latter half of the 20th century. He was well known for his versatility and variety of roles depicted on screen,[3] which gave him also the Tamil honorific name Nadigar Thilagam (lit. the pride of actors).[4] In a career that spanned close to five decades, he had acted in 288 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi.[5] His eidetic memory helped him remember his scripts at a glance. Ganesan was the first Tamil film actor to win a "Best Actor" award in an International film festival, the Afro-Asian Film Festival held in Cairo, Egypt
Egypt
in 1960
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