Aalemane is a 1981 Kannada movie, starring Suresh Heblikar, Mohan Kumar, Roopa Chakravarthi and Upasane Seetaram. The film was directed by Mohan Kumar and features musical score by the Ashwath-Vaidi duo. The film was a musical hit and won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Lyricist for Doddarange Gowda.

Aalemane, ಆಲೆಮನೆ
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Directed byMohan Kumar
Produced byD. Mallayya, M. Muniswamy, V. Krishnamurthy, M. Manjula, Venkatamma
StarringSuresh Heblikar, Mohan Kumar, Roopa Chakravarthi, Upasane Seetaram
CinematographyB. C. Gowrishankar
Edited byA. Subramanya
Music byC Ashwath, L Vaidyanathan
Shree Sougandhika Film Productions
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Bhaira is a villager well known for his psychotic nature and his beautiful wife Honni. At dusk one evening, Honni is brutally raped and murdered. The villagers blame Bhaira for Honni's murder and are on the move to punish him. Bhaira confronts them with the truth, but his truth is unheard. Bhaira then seeks help of the new village teacher and asks him to trace the truth for him. Will the teacher be able to end this blame game and find the truth behind the murder?


  • Suresh Heblikar
  • Mohan Kumar
  • Roopa Chakravarthy
  • Surekha
  • Upasane Seetharam
  • B. G. Kumbar
  • Tomato Somu
  • Sundara Murthy
  • Shashi Kiran


SL.No Song Lyricist Artist
1 "Nammoora Mandara Hoove" Doddarangegowda S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
2 "Hottare Sooryanage" Doddarangegowda S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki
3 "Ella Melu Keelu" Doddarangegowda C. Aswath

The song "Namoora Mandaara Hoove" was a big hit and was used as the title track for the blockbuster movie Nammoora Mandara Hoove, starring Shivarajkumar, Ramesh and Prema.