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Katha Sangama

(ಕಥಾ ಸಂಗಮ)
23rd January 1976- Drama
3 stories (Hangu,Atithi,Munithaayi) put together
Director: S R Puttanna Kanagal
Keywords: College

Movie Cast

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Movie Details

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Movie NameKatha Sangama
Original Language Nameಕಥಾ ಸಂಗಮ
Alternative NamesKathaa Sangama ,
English TranslationFusion of Stories
Release Date23rd January 1976
Languages Kannada
Storyline3 stories (Hangu,Atithi,Munithaayi) put together
Story SummaryHangu: is about a poor university professor presented with a bribe just when his son is ill and requires expensive medical treatment.

Atithi: the story of an old spinster who once refused to marry the man who loved her and now sees him marrying her student.

Munithaayi: story of wealthy man marrying a blind girl (Arathi) out of pity, but in his absence she is raped by an adolescent youth and later blackmailed. The husband eventually ‘forgives’ her for having been raped. Aarathi plays the role of the poor blind girl and Rajinikanth plays as a small role as a man who rapes her (Aarathi) in the absence of her husband.
Run Time133 Mins

Movie Crew

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Writer (story)Giraddy Govindaraja, Smt Veena, Eshwara Chandra
Writer (Screenplay)S R Puttanna Kanagal
Music DirectorVijaya Bhaskar
ProducerC S Rajanna
CinematographyB N Haridas
Writer (Lyrics)Vijaya Narasimha
Writer (Dialogue)Yoganarasimha
Film EditingV P Krishnan
MakeupShivaram, RajGopal, Ramaswamy
Playback SingerKasturi Shankar, P B Srinivas
Production ManagerEshwar
Publicity DesignGangadhar
Director (Associate)N S Datthu
Production (Banner)Vardhini Art Pictures
PresenterMandre Combines
Sound Recording (Songs)P V Koteshwar Rao
Sound Recording (Dialogues)A Govindaswamy
Sound Recording (Rerecording)P V Koteshwar Rao

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Movie is a collection of 3 stories: 'Hangu' by Giraddy Govindaraj, 'Athithi' by Smt Veena, 'Munithayi' by Eshwara Chandra
  2. The film was Rajinikanth's first Kannada film and second overall
  3. Director Bharathiraja was one of the assistant director of Puttanna Kanagal in this movie later became a great director in Tamil

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