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Chandrahasa

(ಚಂದ್ರಹಾಸ)
23rd March 1965- Action, Historical, Political, War
A child born at an inauspicious time to a king and his wife brings misfortune to his parents and the kingdom as well, he is raised by a maid, will his fortunes change when he grows up?
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Director: B S Ranga
Keywords: Kingdom, king, karnataka


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Movie NameChandrahasa
Original Language Nameಚಂದ್ರಹಾಸ
Alternative NamesChandrahaasa ,
Year1965
Release Date23rd March 1965
Languages Kannada
StorylineA child born at an inauspicious time to a king and his wife brings misfortune to his parents and the kingdom as well, he is raised by a maid, will his fortunes change when he grows up?
Story SummaryChandrahasa was the king of Kuntala kingdom which roughly consisted of parts of north of present day Karnataka and south of Maharashtra, India, including Gokarna region. Sometimes an overlapping region Gorashtra is mentioned to be part of Kuntala.

The story of Chandrahasa is mentioned in Ashvamedhika Parva of the epic Mahabharata. He was the son of the king Sudharmika of Kerala. He married Vishaye and Champakamalini who was the princess of Kuntala. They had two sons Makaraksha and Padmaksha. Chandrahasa befriends Arjuna who was accompanied by Krishna guarding the Ashvamedha horse of Yudhishtira. Chandrahasa anoints his son Makaraksha as king and accompanies the army of Arjuna to help Ashvamedha.

The story of Chandrahasa is also depicted in the Kannada epic Jaimini Bharatha of poet Lakshmeesha. The popular story of the prince Chandrahasa is played in popular movies and in Yakshagana.

Chandrahasa was born under the inauspicious Mula star in Arishtamsha. Had six toes in his left foot, another inauspicious sign. It is said as a consequence of these two, the enemy army killed his father and occupied his kingdom. His mother fell into the funeral pyre of her husband as was the custom.later a maid took him to Kuntala province and started taking care of him. However, she also died after some time. This orphan was being taken care of by the citizens of that country.
Run Time152 Mins


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Songs

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Song:Sri Harinarayana Shanthi Sadana
Singer:
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song: ► Play Hey Sheshashayana Narayana Hey Kamala Nayana [3:18]
Singer:P Leela
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song:Loka Paavana Bhaktha Kaarana
Singer:
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song:Bappare Balire
Singer:Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song:enidee Andavu ethakee Bandhavu
Singer:S Janaki
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song:Hunnimeya Chanda Aakashadinda Banda
Singer:P Susheela, P B Srinivas
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song: ► Play Yaava Kaviya Shrungaara Kalpaneyo [3:38]
Singer:Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, Bangalore Latha
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song:O Pranasaka Nee Elliruve
Singer:S Janaki
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah

Song:Janani Jayagowri Sri Thripura Sundari
Singer:S Janaki
Music:S Hanumantha Rao
Lyrics:Chi Sadashivaiah



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