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Ajith is a 2014 Kannada road film directed by Mahesh Babu starring Chiranjeevi Sarja and Nikki Galrani.[1][2] It is a remake of the Tamil film Paiyaa.[3] G Prem is the producer of this film with five songs in the music direction of Yuvan Shankar Raja.[4]

Ajith
Directed byMahesh Babu
Produced byG Prem
Pranav Gowda S
Written byMahesh Babu
Story byN. Lingusamy
StarringChiranjeevi Sarja
Nikki Galrani
Music bySongs:
Yuvan Shankar Raja(Re-used music from Tamil)
Background Score:
V. Harikrishna
CinematographyMohan
Production
company
B M R Productions
Release date
  • 9 May 2014 (2014-05-09)
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

The film got released across Karnataka cinema halls on 9 May 2014.[5]

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PlotEdit

The film follows the journey of two strangers, a jobless carefree man and a woman with whom he has fallen in love, who embark on a road trip filled with action and excitement.

ProductionEdit

The rights of the film were sold to makers in Kannada for approx 20 lakh (US$28,000).[6] While it was earlier said that Purushotham, of Modalasala fame, would helm the project, Mahesh Babu, whose last directorial outing was the Prem-starrer Prem Adda, was confirmed to direct Ajith.[3] Mahesh Babu zeroed in on Nikki Galrani, actress Sanjjanaa's sister as the heroine.[2] The film was launched in January 2013.[1] The shooting began from 12 February 2013.[7] An action shoot was held in Ravi Verma's stunt direction at Hesaraghatta for which Vice Camera was used that gives 1000 frames for an action portion.[4] The shooting was continued in Mysore, going on in Gandhi Square, which is located at the heart of the city.[8] In June the shoot for the songs of the film happened in Bangalore.[9]

SoundtrackEdit

Yuvan Shankar Raja who scored the music for Paiyaa composes the songs of Ajith. All tunes from the original Tamil soundtrack are reused for the Kannada version.[10] The audio was launched on 16 January 2014.[11]

Ajith
Soundtrack album by
Released
16 January 2014
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LanguageKannada
LabelAnand Audio
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Suthade Suthade Bhoomi"Mahesh BabuKarthik 
2."Santhosha Santhosha"Raghavendra KamathRanjith 
3."Nanna Aaseyanu"Mahesh BabuSanthosh Venky 
4."Raaya Raaya Maleraaya"Dr. V. Nagendra PrasadRahul Nambiar, Archana Ravi 
5."Hani Hani"Mahesh BabuTippu 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ajith launched". The Times of India. 2013-01-25. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  2. ^ a b "Sanjjanaa's sister Nikki makes Sandalwood debut". The Times of India. 2013-01-23. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  3. ^ a b "Mahesh Babu to direct the film Ajith". The Times of India. 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  4. ^ a b "'Ajith' Moves Ahead". IndiaGlitz. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  5. ^ "Nikki Galrani's Kannada debut on May 9". The Times of India. 2014-04-29. Retrieved 2014-05-09.
  6. ^ "Paiyaa Kannada remake rights for Rs 20 lakh". The Times of India. 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  7. ^ "Chiranjeevi begins shoot for Ajith". The Times of India. 2013-02-12. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  8. ^ "Chiranjeevi Sarja shoots in Mysore". The Times of India. 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  9. ^ "Nikki shooting for Ajith songs". The Times of India. 2013-06-10. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  10. ^ "Yuvan Shankar Raja's music for Paiyaa remake". The Times of India. 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  11. ^ http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2014-01-17/news-interviews/46300367_1_ajith-nikki-galrani-tamil-film-paiyaa

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