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|Screenplay by||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|Produced by||S. A. Govindaraju |
|Starring|| Rajkumar |
|Cinematography||S. S. Lal|
|Edited by||P. Bhakthavatsalam|
|Music by||T. G. Lingappa|
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Bhakta Prahlada (transl. Prahalada, the devotee) is a 1983 Indian Kannada-language Hindu mythological film directed by Vijay, and based on the tale of Prahalada. The film stars Rajkumar, Saritha, Master Lohith and Ananth Nag. The soundtrack was composed by T. G. Lingappa. The film won State Film Awards in Sound recording and cinematography categories.
This was the fourth Kannada film on Prahlada after the 1942 film Bhakta Prahlada , 1958 film Bhakta Prahlada and the 1960 film Dashavathara . Of the four films, this was the only one which was not shot in black and white. This movie was dubbed in Telugu as Narasimhaavataaram. 
|S. No.||Song Title||Singer(s)||Lyrics|
|1||"Govinda Govinda"||Master Lohith||Traditional|
|2||"Laali Laali Sukumara"||Rajkumar, Vani Jairam||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|3||"Kamala Nayana"||P. Jayachandran||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|4||"Priyadim Bandu"||Rajkumar||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|5||"Naa Hege Bannisali"||S. Janaki||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|6||"Hari Hari Ennutha"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|7||"Sigivem Kshanadali"||Rajkumar||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
|8||"Ela Elavo"||Rajkumar, Master Lohith||Traditional|
|9||"Hey Sarasijodbhava"||Rajkumar||Chi. Udaya Shankar|
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