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Thyagayya

  • Genres: Biopic [feature], Religious Drama, Drama

Synopsis

Telugu actor and composer Chittor V. Nagaiah makes his directorial debut with this religious drama about the life of saint/poet Thaygaraja (1767-1847), creator of the Carnatic form of classical music. At the film's outset, Thaygaraja (Nagaiah) is depicted as a humble villager who devotes himself to writing songs about the god Rama while at the same time rejecting the money and prestige offered to him by the maharaja of Tanjore (Narayan Murthy). Thaygaraja's disinterest in social and financial gain drives...more

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