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Abba Aa Hudugi
Abba Aa Hudugi
(Kannada: ಅಬ್ಬಾ ಆ ಹುಡುಗಿ; English: Wow, that girl) is a 1959 Indian Kannada film written, directed and produced by H. L. N. Sinha.[1] Its stars Rajkumar, Mynavathi
and Pandari Bai
Pandari Bai
in lead roles. It is considered a landmark film in Kannada cinema.[2] Critics have noted that the plot is loosely based on William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
's The Taming of the Shrew.[3] The film was dubbed into Tamil with the title Mangaikku Maangalyame Pradhaanam and was released in 1960. Dialogues were written by S. A. Subbaraman. Jeevan composed the music while Puratchidasan wrote the lyrics.[4]


1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Soundtrack 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] Cast[edit]

Rajkumar Pandari Bai M. V. Rajamma Narasimharaju B. R. Panthulu Dikki Madhava Rao H. L. N. Simha Mynavathi Advani Lakshmi Devi

Soundtrack[edit] References[edit]

^ " Abba Aa Hudugi
Abba Aa Hudugi
(1959)". kannadamoviesinfo.com. Retrieved 30 March 2014.  ^ "A rousing end planned for H.L.N. Simha's birth centenary fete". The Hindu. 21 July 2004. Retrieved 30 March 2014.  ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/shakespeare-influenced-kannada-films-too/article8510212.ece ^ G. Neelamegam. Thiraikalanjiyam — Part 1 (in Tamil). Manivasagar Publishers, Chennai 108 (Ph:044 25361039). 

External links[edit]

Malligai Poochendu Paar Athaan on YouTube
- A song from the Tamil dubbed version of the film

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William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew


Katherina Minola Petruchio Bianca Minola Baptista Minola Christopher Sly

Stage adaptations

The Woman's Prize
The Woman's Prize
(c1611) Catharine and Petruchio
(1754) Las bravías
Las bravías
(1896) Der Widerspänstigen Zähmung
Der Widerspänstigen Zähmung
(1872) Sly, ovvero La leggenda del dormiente risvegliato (1927) Kiss Me, Kate
Kiss Me, Kate
(1948) The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
(1953) Ukroshchenye Stroptivoy (1957) Christopher Sly
Christopher Sly

Direct adaptations

1908 1929 1962 (TV) 1967 1980 (TV) 1994 (TV)

Other adaptations

Daring Youth
Daring Youth
(1924) You Made Me Love You (1933) Second Best Bed
Second Best Bed
(1938) Kiss Me Kate (1953) Abba Aa Hudugi
Abba Aa Hudugi
(1959) Gundamma Katha
Gundamma Katha
(1962) Manithan Maravillai
Manithan Maravillai
(1962) McLintock!
(1963) Arivaali
(1963) Pattikada Pattanama
Pattikada Pattanama
(1972) Il Bisbetico Domato
Il Bisbetico Domato
(1980) Nanjundi Kalyana
Nanjundi Kalyana
(1989) 10 Things I Hate About You
10 Things I Hate About You
(1999) O Cravo e a Rosa
O Cravo e a Rosa
(2000; TV) Deliver Us from Eva
Deliver Us from Eva
(2003) The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
(2005; TV) Frivolous Wife
Frivolous Wife
(2008) 10 Things I Hate About You
10 Things I Hate About You
(2009; TV) Isi Life Mein
Isi Life Mein


The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
in performance The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
on screen Shrew (stock character) Induction Love-in-idleness

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