Shiva Mecchida Kannappa

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Shiva Mecchida Kannappa
Directed by Vijay
Produced byS. A. Govindaraj
Raghavendra Rajkumar
Starring Rajkumar
Sarala Devi
CinematographyR. Chitti Babu
Edited byP. Bhakthavathsalam
Music by T. G. Lingappa
Release date
  • 24 March 1988 (1988-03-24)
Running time
149 minutes

Shiva Mecchida Kannappa (transl.Kannappa who was blessed by Shiva) is a 1988 Indian Kannada-language film directed by Vijay. The film is a rehashed version of the 1954 film Bedara Kannappa , the debut film of actor Rajkumar. Produced by Raghavendra Rajkumar, the film is about the life of Kannappa, a hunter who becomes a Lord Shiva devotee; Kanappa is played by Puneeth Rajkumar in younger days and Shivarajkumar in adult life. [1] The rest of the cast includes Geetha, Sarala Devi, C. R. Simha and Rajkumar himself playing a brief cameo role in the role of Shiva. The film has musical score by T. G. Lingappa and the dialogues and lyrics written by Chi. Udaya Shankar.




The musical score by T. G. Lingappa was positively reviewed. [2]

1"Kanninda Nee Baana" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, B. R. Chaya Chi. Udaya Shankar
2"Mella Mellane Bandane" Vani Jairam Chi. Udaya Shankar
3"Kannilla Kiviyilla"S. P. BalasubrahmanyamChi. Udaya Shankar
4"Maayeya Thareyanu" Rajkumar Chi. Udaya Shankar
5"Deva Mahadeva"S. P. BalasubrahmanyamChi. Udaya Shankar
6"Ellaru Maduvudu"Rajkumar Kanaka Dasa


The film was released on 24 March 1988.

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