Most Popular Kannada-Language Titles Released 2012-01-01 to 2012-12-31


1. Chingari (2012)

148 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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Officer Parashuram travels to Switzerland to rescue his girlfriend. He only has five days to rescue his girlfriend from her kidnappers.

Director: Harsha | Stars: Darshan Thoogudeep, Deepika Kamaiah, Bhavana, Srujan Lokesh

Votes: 146

2. Jaanu (2012)

135 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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On the road to recovering his debts, a young man realizes he is also on his way to falling in love.

Director: Preetham Gubbi | Stars: Yash, Deepa Sannidhi, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila

Votes: 59

3. Dandupalya (2012)

132 min | Crime

7.3
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Dandupalya is an Indian Kannada language film, starred Pooja Gandhi in the leading role.

Director: Srinivasa Raj | Stars: Makrand Deshpande, Pooja Gandhi, Priyanka Kothari

Votes: 42

4. Kraanthiveera Sangolli Raayanna (2012)

180 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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Life saga of Indian brave freedom fighter Sangolli Rayanna against British...

Director: Naganna | Stars: Darshan Thoogudeep, Shashikumar, Jaya Prada, Umashree

Votes: 302

5. Bheema Theeradalli (2012)

147 min | Action, Biography

6.1
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Based on a real-life incident that occurred in 1985 in North Karnataka during the time of the dreaded dacoit, Chandappa Harijana

Director: Om Prakash Rao | Stars: Duniya Vijay, Pranitha, Suchendra Prasad, Sharath Lohitashwa

Votes: 10

6. Celluloid Man (2012)

164 min | Documentary

7.8
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This is the story of Mr P.K.Nair, a man who talks,eats,dreams and sleeps cinema. Lovingly known as Henri Langlois of India, Nair Sahab (P.K.Nair) is the man behind archiving of many films in India.

Director: Shivendra Singh Dungarpur | Stars: Saira Banu, Jahnu Barua, Shyam Benegal, Jaya Bhaduri

Votes: 77

7. Kalpana (2012)

165 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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Raghava is a fun-loving youngster who enjoys playing cricket with his friends. But at night he is afraid of ghosts and is always confined to his home under the care of his mother (Umashri).... See full summary »

Director: Ramanarayanan | Stars: Upendra, Raai Laxmi, Sai Kumar, Shruti

Votes: 43

8. Lucky (V) (2012)

148 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A light-hearted movie that revolves around Vikram Kumar alias Lucky (Yash) who is in love with a television anchor Gowri (Ramya). Gowri gives Lucky the cold shoulder, and helping her keep ... See full summary »

Director: Soori | Stars: Ramya, Yash, Shankar Bhat, Vaijanath Biradar

Votes: 44

9. Edegarike (2012)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Contract killer Sona decides to leave his past behind. This unnerves his powerful don who orders him killed before he can surrender but things don't go according to plan.

Director: D. Sumana Kittur | Stars: Aditya, Atul Kulkarni, Akanksha, Achyuth Kumar

Votes: 170

10. Anna Bond (2012)

160 min | Action, Thriller

3.7
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Director: Soori | Stars: Priyamani, Nidhi Subbaiah, Jackie Shroff, Rangayana Raghu

Votes: 159

11. Swami Ayyappan (2012)

90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Swami Ayyappan, who was known as Manikandan during his lifetime, is a mythological super-hero. He is wise and well-versed in martial arts. He is soft and kind to the good and a nightmare to... See full summary »

Directors: Chetan Sharma, Mahesh Vettiyar

Votes: 15

12. Alegalu (2012)

92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Seeking divine intervention, in a bid to solve their problems, two nine year old boys, get lost in the sea in a small dinghy.

Director: Prithvi Konanur | Stars: Manohara Bhat, Abubakar Siddiq, Vijayalakshmi, Satish Acharya

Votes: 11

13. Drama (2012)

Comedy, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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Two young people, Venkatesh and Nandini, get embroiled in a murder case when the strict principal is killed after he humiliates Nandini.

Director: Yograj Bhat | Stars: Ambarish, Yash, Radhika Pandit, Sathish Neenasam

Votes: 184

14. Rambo (2012)

144 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Rambo is a bizarre comedy that revolves around a trickster called Kitty.(Sharan) Living with his mother and employing his uncle in his car broker business causes much hilarity and with ... See full summary »

Directors: M.S. Sreenath, Tarun Sudhir | Stars: Sharan, Madhuri Itagi, Tabla Nani, Sadhu Kokila

Votes: 52

15. Addhuri (2012)

Romance

6.5
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Director: A.P. Arjun | Stars: Dhruva Sarja, Radhika Pandit, Tarun Chandra, Nagathihalli Chandrashekar

Votes: 47

16. Godfather (2012)

145 min | Drama

5.7
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The film concerns a father's love for his son on one side and a son's possessiveness of his mother on the other. All four characters are connected in which three are Upendra and one is ... See full summary »

Director: Sethu Sriram | Stars: Upendra, Soundarya Jayamala, Ramesh Bhat, Bhoomika Chawla

Votes: 45

17. Chaarulatha (2012)

Unrated | 116 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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A deceased conjoined twin returns to haunt the surviving sister.

Director: Pon Kumaran | Stars: Priyamani, Skanda, Saranya Ponvannan, Seetha

Votes: 83

18. Kataariveera Surasundaraangi (2012)

5.5
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The film is a sequel to Upendra's earlier movie Rakta Kanneeru which was released in 2003. Upendra (Upendra), is a wannabe don who dies in a gang war. When he reaches the doors of Heaven ... See full summary »

Director: Suresh Krishna | Stars: Upendra, Ambarish, Sridhar, Ramya

Votes: 33

19. Mr 420 (2012)

Comedy

4.2
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Director: Raj Pradeep | Stars: Ganesh, Pranitha, Sadhu Kokila, Rangayana Raghu

Votes: 11

20. Prem Adda (2012)

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Director: Mahesh Babu | Stars: Prem, Meka Murali Krishna, Kriti Kharbanda, Chandrakala

Votes: 10

21. Sidlingu (2012)

Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Director: Vijaya Prasad | Stars: Yogesh, Ramya, Suman Ranganathan, Achyuth Kumar

Votes: 52

22. Romeo (2012)

155 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Good for nothing Ganesh who comes from a poor family falls in love with Shruthi when he goes for an interview. He pursues her and fools her into thinking that he's the son of a rich businessman.

Director: Pc Shekhar | Stars: Ganesh, Bhavana, Avinash, Sudha Belawadi

Votes: 34

23. Narasimha (2012)

Drama

6.4
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Director: S. Mohan | Stars: V. Ravichandran, Nikesha Patel

Votes: 5

24. Breaking News (II) (2012)

132 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Arjun, a television reporter, on the hunt for a path-breaking story, exposes a plan to kidnap Shraddha, the daughter of a powerful minister Somasekhar.

Director: Nagathihalli Chandrashekar | Stars: Ajay Rao, Radhika Pandit, Anant Nag, Rangayana Raghu

25. Govindaaya Namaha (2012)

Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Director: Pawan Wadeyar | Stars: Komal Kumar, Harish Raj, Parul Yadav, Madhulika

Votes: 15

26. Dashamukha (2012)

Crime, Thriller

6.9
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Remake of the English classic movie 12 Angry Men in Kannada language

Director: Ravi Srivatsa | Stars: V. Ravichandran, Anant Nag, Devaraj, Chethan Kumar

Votes: 17

27. Munjane (2012)

132 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Director: S. Narayan | Stars: Ganesh, Manjari Phadnis, Malavika Avinash, M.N. Lakshmi Devi

Votes: 6

28. Parijatha (2012)

144 min | Comedy, Drama

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Bhaskar is a lazy chap who falls for Chandrika. In an attempt to change his unemployed status, he starts a coaching class. Although he finds success, Chandrika's father still won't agree to the match.

Director: Prabhu Srinivas | Stars: Mukhyamantri Chandru, Diganth, Sadhu Kokila, Aindrita Ray

29. The Tortoise, an Incarnation (2012)

125 min

7.9
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A low-level civil servant finds himself cast in the role of Ghandi in a television serial because of his physical resemblance to the legendary leader.

Director: Girish Kasaravalli | Stars: Jayanthi, Krishna Murthy Shikeripur

Votes: 15

30. Sweet Poison (2012)

Drama

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Director: Spencer Mathew | Stars: Girish Karnad, Meghana Mudiyam

31. Arakshaka (2012)

Mystery

7.2
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Director: P. Vasu | Stars: Upendra, Sada, Ragini Dwivedi, Sayaji Shinde

Votes: 32

32. Guru (2012)

Drama

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Director: Jaggesh | Stars: Rashmi Gautam, Gururaj, Yathiraj

33. Ko Ko (2012)

147 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Commercial potboiler: Lights, Camera, Love. Exploiting the theme of commoner versus honcho and the lover boy's boots. Priyamani sizzles as Cauvery and performs an item number, while Bullet Prakash provides comic relief.

Director: R. Chandru | Stars: Srinagar Kitty, Priyamani, Srihari, Sanjjanaa Archana Galrani

Votes: 27

34. Kanasu (2012 Video)

Short, Music

7.2
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Kanasu - is a music video album of 10 beautifully composed songs, which articulates the values of human relationship. It comprises of folk as well as other genres of music.

Director: Kiranraj K. | Stars: Jain Sathvi, Patali Sudharshan

Votes: 54

35. Tugluk (2012)

Drama

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Director: Aravind Kaushik | Stars: Rakshit Shetty, Meghana Gaonkar, Rishab Shetty, Bank Janardhan

36. B V Karanth: Baba (2012)

93 min | Documentary

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Biography of a prolific director who changed the course of modern Indian theater.

Director: Ramchandra P.N.

37. Rebel (III) (2012)

Action

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Director: Rajendra Singh Babu | Stars: Aditya, Preetika Rao, Sadhu Kokila, Sanjjanaa Archana Galrani

38. Kabbina Haalu (2012)

13 min | Short

9.7
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Kabbina Haalu (Sugarcane Juice) is based on a real life incident, which brings about the conflict of difference in the privileged -underprivileged through the characters of two innocent ... See full summary »

Director: Kiranraj K. | Stars: P. Ashik, Bharathi, Nishan, Kasaragod Venugopal

Votes: 67

39. Sagar (2012)

Comedy

7.0
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Director: M.D. Sridhar | Stars: Prajwal Devaraj, Radhika Pandit, Haripriya, Dev Gill

Votes: 22

40. NCDEX: Spotting the Future (2012)

Documentary

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Apart from providing price discovery and risk management platform through its future trading platform, NCDEX is also linking farmers and small traders with processors and consumers across the country through its spot trading platform.

Director: Akshay Dandekar

41. Rice and Rasam (2012 Video)

52 min | Documentary

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'Rice and Rasam' captures the daily struggles, routines, joys, conflicts, and the nomadic lives of an ensemble of professional artists of two units of a touring theater company as they ... See full summary »

Director: Ramchandra P.N.

42. Ondu Kshanadalli (2012)

Drama

7.6
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Director: Dinesh Babu | Stars: Tarun Chandra, Bhama, Jai Jagdeesh, Sharan

Votes: 16

43. Pallavi Anupallavi (2012– )

30 min | Drama, Family, Romance

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Story of Nandini and Kishore. Kishore, an unmarried wealthy businessman who still is in love with Nandini who happens to be his first love. Nandini, is a widower with a daughter. Her ... See full summary »

Stars: Madhu Hegde, Rashmi Abhayasimha, Sharmila, Partha

44. Student Lifeu Ishtene (2012)

22 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Rakesh Prathap | Stars: Niranjan Achar, Kishore Prakash