Avale Nanna Hendthi

Avale Nanna Hendthi (transl. She is my wife) is a 1988 Indian Kannada comedy-drama film directed by S. Umesh and K. Prabhakar, and produced by Vijay Films. It stars Kashinath and Bhavya in the lead roles. Dealing with the prevalent social issue of dowry system, the plot revolves around a man's struggle in getting his sister's marriage arranged to fulfill his mother's and sisters-in-law's desire for a dowry, despite being in love himself and wanting to marry first.[1] It features Mukhyamantri Chandru, N. S. Rao, Gora Bheema Rao, Thyagaraja Urs and Tara in supporting roles.

Avale Nanna Hendthi
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Directed byS. Umesh
K. Prabhakar
Produced byK. Prabhakar
StarringKashinath
Bhavya
Music byHamsalekha
CinematographyMallikarjuna
Edited byS. Umesh
Production
company
Vijaya Films
Release date
1988
Running time
136 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

The film was remade in Telugu as Pelli Chesi Choodu (1988), in Tamil as Jaadikketha Moodi (1988) and in Hindi as Jawani Zindabad (1990).

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

S. No. Song Lyricist Artist
1 "Manasidu Hakkiya Goodu" Hamsalekha S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Lata Hamsalekha
2 "Neenu Hatthiravididdare" Hamsalekha S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam
3 "Hey Hudugi" Hamsalekha S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jairam
4 "Meese Hothha Gandasige" Hamsalekha S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
5 "Poorvadalli Chandra Bandaru" Hamsalekha (Chorus)

LegacyEdit

The song "Meese Hottha Gandasige Demandappo Demandu" inspired a 1999 film of same name also starring Kashinath.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rajadhyaksha, Ashish; Willemen, Paul (1999). Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema. Taylor & Francis Group. p. 483. ISBN 978-1-57958-146-6. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20000614113548/http://deccanherald.com/deccanherald/sep05/enter.htm

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