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|Naa Ninna Bidalaare|
|Screenplay by||M. D. Sundar|
|Story by||M. D. Sundar|
|Produced by||C. Jayaram|
|Starring|| Anant Nag |
|Cinematography||S. V. Srikanth|
|Edited by||P. Bhaktavatsalam|
|Distributed by||Gurujyothi Combines|
Naa Ninna Bidalaare (transl. I won't leave you) is a 1979 Indian Kannada-language horror film  directed by Vijay and produced by C. Jayaram. The film stars Anant Nag and Lakshmi. The film was remade in Hindi as Mangalsutra, with Anant Nag reprising his role while Rekha appeared in the role played by Lakshmi. Na Ninna Bidalaare is regarded as one of best horror films of all time in the Kannada film industry. Na Ninna Bidalaare is the first movie where Anant Nag and Lakshmi acted together, later the pair become one of the finest onscreen couples in Indian cinema.
Krishna (Anant Nag) gets possessed by the ghost of his ex-lover Kamini (K. Vijaya) whose love he had refused. The rest of the film revolves around Krishnav's wife Gayatri's (Lakshmi) efforts to save her husband from danger.
|Naa Ninna Bidalaare|
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The music of the film was composed by the duo Rajan–Nagendra, with lyrics penned by Chi. Udaya Shankar.
|1||"Bidenu Ninna Paada"||S. Janaki|
|2||"Endendigoo Naa Ninna"||P. Susheela|
|3||"Naanu Neenu Ondada"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki|
|4||"Hosa Balige Nee Joteyaade"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki|
Na Ninna Bidalaare ran for 100 days at many centres across the Karnataka and it became one of the highest grossing Kannada films of the year 1979.
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