2 comments on “Padmini and Lalitha in Gnana Soundari (1948)

  1. Very nice find archaelogist Richard. Really liked the dance (the score inspired by Hollywood I think) and the two dancers, one in mermaid inspired dress and the other a fisher girl Goan style.
    And I’m getting a refresher course in Tamiil (it pleases me that I can follow the dialogue to some extent.)

  2. The orchestral prelude reminds me of cross between an Oum Kalthoum classic and a vintage Hollywood blockbuster background score, raaga-based…very innovative…

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