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Abhi is a 2003 Indian Kannada language romantic comedy drama film written and directed by Dinesh Babu. It stars Puneeth Rajkumar and Ramya, making her debut, in the lead roles. Veteran Kannada actor Rajkumar sang a soundtrack for the film composed by Gurukiran. The film was remade in Telugu as Abhimanyu starring Kalyan Ram and Ramya, who reprising her role.

Directed byDinesh Babu
Produced byParvathamma Rajkumar
Written byDinesh Babu
StarringPuneeth Rajkumar
Music byGurukiran
CinematographyDinesh Babu
Edited byS. Manohar
Poornima Enterprises
Release date
  • 25 April 2003 (2003-04-25)
Running time
140 minutes
Box officeest.₹10 crore



Abhi (Puneeth Rajkumar) is a cool guy who is good at cultural activities. Bhanu's (Ramya) family approaches Abhi's family in search of a rental house. In the beginning, there is hatred between them, but then they start to know each other. As Bhanu is a Muslim and Abhi is a Hindu, Bhanu's father does not agree for this and he eventually comes in search of Bhanu's lover to thrash him. Abhi does not agree with her father's behavior. In college they start to fight with each other. Bhanu comes to stop them and tells that he's her father. Bhanu's father vacates the house and they all leave for Hubli. Abhi with his friends goes in search of Bhanu in Hubli. Somehow Abhi manages to talk with bhanu as their family does not know that he was the lover. Abhi and Bhanu hug in front of their family, then they will come to know that those two were lovers. The old lady in Bhanu's house advises Abhi to leave the house immediately as the men from that house will be coming from mosque after the prayer. But Abhi asks why should he be scared of them, the old lady tells him that they will try to kill you. Abhi asks why and the old lady says that ask your mother. Abhi goes to Bangalore and ask his mother about that matter what that old lady told. Abhi's mother tells him a flashback story about his real parents and their assassination. She will also reveal that she was his real mother. Bhanu also will hear the same story from her grandma. After some days Bhanu decides to give up her love for her family's sake and she leaves Hubli and goes to Bangalore to tell this to him. He also agrees with her. But Bhanu's father thinks that she ran away to marry Abhi and he tries to kill him. Then there will be fight between Abhi and Bhanu's father. The old lady advises Bhanu's father to stop his cruelty. He realizes his mistake and allows Bhanu to marry Abhi.



The film is produced by Parvathamma Rajkumar[4] for Poornima Enterprises banner.


Soundtrack album by
June 2007
GenreFeature film soundtrack
1."Mama Mama Maja Madu"HamsalekhaPuneeth Rajkumar 
2."Sum Sumne"BangirangaUdit Narayan, Sowmya Raoh 
3."Ee Nanna Kannane"K. KalyanUdit Narayan, Mahalakshmi Iyer 
4."Vidhi Baraha"K. KalyanDr. Rajkumar 
5."Bittaku Guru"V. Nagendra PrasadShankar Mahadevan, Chetan Sosca 



  1. ^ "Abhi". 25 April 2003. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Puneet Rajkumar". IMDb. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Ramya". IMDb. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Parvathamma Rajkumar". IMDb. Retrieved 18 December 2016.

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