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Amba Ambika Ambaalika
അംബ അംബിക അംബാലിക
Directed by P. Subramaniam
Produced by P. Subramaniam
Written by Nagavally R. S. Kurup (dialogues)
Screenplay by Nagavally R. S. Kurup
Starring Srividya
Kaviyoor Ponnamma
Hari
Jose Prakash
Music by G. Devarajan
Cinematography M Masthan
V Karunakaran
Edited by N Gopalakrishnan
Production
company
Neela
Distributed by Neela
Release date
  • 4 September 1976 (1976-09-04)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Amba Ambika Ambaalika (Malayalam : അംബ അംബിക അംബാലിക) is a 1976 Indian Malayalam film, directed and produced by P. SubramaniamThe film stars Srividya, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Hari and Jose Prakash in lead roles. The film had musical score by G. Devarajan. [1] [2] [3] This film was based on Mahabharata .

The Cinema of India consists of films produced in the nation of India. Cinema is immensely popular in India, with as many as 1,600 films produced in various languages every year. Indian cinema produces more films watched by more people than any other country; in 2011, over 3.5 billion tickets were sold across India, 900,000 more than Hollywood. Indian cinema is sometimes colloquially known as Indywood.

P. Subramaniam was an Indian director and producer of Malayalam films. Since the mid-1950s he has directed 59 films and has produced 69 films. His venture Merryland Studio was the second film production studio of Kerala, after its major competitor Udaya Studio. The films were produced under the banner of Neela Productions.

Srividya Indian actress

Srividya, also known as Sreevidya, was an Indian film actress who appeared in films in the Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi film industries for 40 years. In the latter part of her career, she concentrated on Malayalam films. Her portrayals as a mother in many films were highly acclaimed. In addition to acting, she occasionally worked as a playback singer as well. Srividya's personal life was full of tragedies. In 2006, she died of spine cancer, aged 53.

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Amba (Mahabharata) fictional human

In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Amba is the eldest daughter of the king of Kashi, who considers the Kuru prince Bhishma responsible for her misfortune and her sole goal in life becomes his destruction, to fulfill which she is reborn as Shikhandi.

Kaviyoor Ponnamma Indian actress

Kaviyoor Ponnamma is an Indian film actress who appears in Malayalam films and television. She began her career performing in theatre dramas before foraying into cinema. She has also acted in TV serials and commercials, and has playback singing credits in few films. Ponnamma is a four-time Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress winner. Her sister Kaviyoor Renuka is also an actress.

Satyavati character from Indian epic Mahabharata

Satyavati was the queen of the Kuru king, Shantanu of Hastinapur and the great-grandmother of the Pandava and Kaurava princes. She is also the mother of the seer Vyasa, author of the epic. Her story appears in the Mahabharata, the Harivamsa and the Devi Bhagavata Purana.

Soundtrack

The music was composed by G. Devarajan and lyrics was written by Sreekumaran Thampi.

G. Devarajan Music composer

Paravoor Govindan Devarajan, popularly known as G. Devarajan or Devarajan master, was an Indian music composer. He is considered one of the greatest music directors in Indian film music arena. He scored music for more than three hundred Malayalam films, many dramas, and twenty Tamil and four Kannada movies. Many of his compositions remain ever green classics in Malayalam. His music in the Tamil film Annai Velankanni has received many accolades. Devarajan received Kerala Government's Best Music Director award five times, among other honours.

Sreekumaran Thampi Indian film director

Sreekumaran Thampi is a lyricist, director, producer, and screenwriter in Malayalam cinema. He also writes poetry and is a recipient of the prestigious Vallathol Award.

No.SongSingersLyricsLength (m:ss)
1 Chandrakirana Tharangini K. J. Yesudas, P. Madhuri, Ambili Sreekumaran Thampi
2 Kaalavrikshathin Dalangal K. J. Yesudas Sreekumaran Thampi
3 Muruka Muruka P. Madhuri Sreekumaran Thampi
4 Olangale Kunjolangale Odi Va P. Madhuri Sreekumaran Thampi
5 Rajakumari K. J. Yesudas, P. Madhuri Sreekumaran Thampi
6 Sapthaswarangal Paadum P Susheela, P. Madhuri, Ambili Sreekumaran Thampi
7 Thaazhikakkudangal K. J. Yesudas Sreekumaran Thampi

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