A film is being made on one of the greatest composers of classical and carnatic music, Thyagaraju, which is titled as 'Sri Thyagaraju'. R.V.Ramana Murthy is directing and producing it under Lalitha Sri Combines banner.
Famous classical dance teacher J.Eswar Prasad is playing Thyagaraja role in this movie.
The songs recording of the movie was done on 16th of this month at Pranathi Audio Lab. Padmabhushan Dr.Nookala ChinaSatyanarayana has done the puja programme on the idols of Seetha and Rama. After that two songs of Thyagaraju, 'Kanugontini Sriramuni Nedu' and 'Ra Ra Maa Inti Dhaka' were recorded. Renowned Carnatic Music teacher Sri Vijers is being inroduced as the music director with this film and Purnachander will supervise the music.
R.V.Ramana Murthy has said the greatness of Sri Thyagaraju and how he has continued to chant the name of Rama all through his life, though he faced many problems.
The film will have a total of 16 songs and the recording of these will be completed in June and July. The total production of the movie will be completed by December and the movie team are planning to release the movie in January, 2014.
Famous actor Chitturu V.Nagayya has made 'Thyagayya' in 1946 and Bapu has made 'Thyagayya' in 1981. This is the third time, a movie is being made on the great composer.