Banker Margayya – ಬ್ಯಾಂಕರ್ ಮಾರ್ಗಯ್ಯ (1983) | National Award Film | Kannada

Banker Margayya – ಬ್ಯಾಂಕರ್ ಮಾರ್ಗಯ್ಯ (1983) | National Award Film | Kannada

Banker Margayya is based on RK Narayan’s novel The Financial Expert. Margayya is a normal man who helps and advises poor villagers about getting loans from a Cooperative society. Before the loans get sanctioned from the cooperative banks he gives an advance amount for which he charges interest. These transactions and accounts are maintained in a book by Margayya. Balu, Margayya’s mischievous son mistakenly dumps his account book in the water. This creates several problems for Margayya to recover his money as they insist on records. This later becomes the main reason for the fall of Margayya. What will Margayya do now? #kannada
Stars:

Lokesh, Jayanthi, Sundar Raj, Vijaya Ranjani, Sundar Krishna Urs, Musuri Krishnamurthy, Master Manjunath, Kumari Sowmya, Sharapanjara Iyengar, Ashwath Narayan, Katte Ramachandra, Shantha, Shakthi Prasad (GN), Pramila Joshai (GN), Vijay, Mico Chandru, Mico Kitty, Gode Lakshminarayan, KTS Acharya, Pranava Murthy, B S Achar, Madhava Rao, Shankar Rao

Direction:

Director T S Nagabharana
Associate Director Hemaraju

Production:

Banner Komal Productions
Producer T S Narasimhan, B S Somasunder
Executive Producer T N Badarinath
Production Manager K R Nagaraj
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Writers:

Story R K Narayan (Based on Novel ‘Financial Expert’)
Adoption of novel to film by T S Narasimhan & B S Somasunder
Screenplay T S Nagabharana
Dialogue T N Seetharam
Lyrics Vijayanarasimha

Other Crews:

Music Vijaya Bhaskar
Cinematography S Ramachandra
Editor Suresh Urs
Choreography Udupi Jayaram
Art D Ramesh, B Vali
Costume Balan, C H Ramachandra, Magachi Tailoring
Makeup Mallesh
Publicity Designs Gangadhara
Stills Basavaraj Wali

Sound Recording:

Dialogues Kodandapani
Songs C D Vishwanath

Censor Details:

CBFC U
Dated 30-04-1983
Length 3993.95 Mts
Reels 15
Color Color
Audio & Video:

Audio On Sangeetha
Video On Sri Ganesh Video
Runtime 139 min

Songs & Lyrics:

Song Singer Lyrics
Naatya Gaana Manaranjane Vani Jayaram Vijayanarasimha
Balu Mojina Ee Youvana Vani Jayaram Vijayanarasimha
Awards:

National Film Awards 1983
Best Kannada Film
Karnataka State Film Awards 1983-84
Best Actor – Lokesh

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