Bharaate (transl.Blast) is a 2019 Indian Kannada-language action drama film written and directed by Chethan Kumar.[1][2] The film is produced by Suprith under the Sri Jagadguru Movies banner and presented by Sriimurali under Aagastya Enterprises. It features Sriimurali and Sree Leela in lead roles. Sriimurali plays a dual role for the first time in his career.

Theatrical Poster
Directed byChethan Kumar
Written byChethan Kumar
Story byChethan Kumar
Produced bySuprith
Sree Leela
Edited byDeepu.S.Kumar
Music byArjun Janya
Sri Jagadguru Movies
Distributed byB.K.Gandhadhar
Release date
  • 18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
Running time
166 minutes

The supporting cast includes Tara, Rangayana Raghu, Giri Shivanna, Avinash, Sarath Lohithaswa, Sai Kumar, P. Ravi Shankar, Ayyapa P. Sharma, and Sadhu Kokila. The score and soundtrack for the film are composed by Arjun Janya, and the cinematography was done by Girish R. Gowda. It was edited by Deepu S. Kumar.[3]


The story revolves around Jagan (Sriimurali), the son of an Ayurvedic pundit, who lives with his parents in Jodhpur. Jagan travels to his hometown with his mother in order to perform a ritual. There, he learns the history of his prestigious family, and seeks revenge against historical enemies.

Cast and charactersEdit

Production and releaseEdit

The film was announced on 21 June 2018, and principal photography began on 10 July 2018 in Rajasthan. After the success of Ugramm (2014), Rathaavara (2015), and Mufti (2017), Sriimurali announced his collaboration with Kumar. Sree Leela was cast as the heroine of the film. Arjun Janya was announced as the music director. The dubbing was completed on 18 June 2019, and the film was released on 18 October 2019.

Box officeEdit

By the end of its theatrical run, Bharaate had grossed 120 million rupees.[6]


Soundtrack album by
Released8 August 2019
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelAnand Audio
Arjun Janya chronology
Ellidde Illi Tanaka
Kotigobba 3

The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Arjun Janya. Music rights were acquired by Ananda Audio.

All lyrics are written by Chethan Kumar.

1."Bhara Bhara Bharaate"Sriimurali3:40
2."Yoo Yoo"Vijay Prakash3:45
3."Roarism"Chandan Shetty4:07
4."Bandanthe Rajakumara"Santhosh Venky, Manasa Holla4:20
5."Jayaratnakara"Sunil Gojjugonda5:18
Total length:20:15


Award Category Reciepent Result Ref
9th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Film Sri Jagadguru Movies Nominated [7]
Best Director Chethan Kumar Nominated
Best Actor Sriimurali Nominated
Best Actor in Negative Role Sai Kumar Won
Best Cinematographer Girish.R.Gowda Nominated
Best Music Director Arjun Janya Nominated
Best Female Playback Singer Manasa Holla "Bandanthe Rajakumara" Nominated


  1. ^ "'Bharaate gives Sriimurali an image makeover' says Chetan Kumar - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  2. ^ "'Every commercial director has a place in movie market': Bharaate director Chethan Kumar". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  3. ^ "ರೋರಿಂಗ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಭರಾಟೆ ಬಂಪರ್‌ ಹಿಟ್‌!".
  4. ^ "Sriimurali: A star plays an important role in Bharaate, which we've kept as a surprise for the audience". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  5. ^ "INTERVIEW | Expect no shades of 'KISS' in 'Bharaate', says actress Sreeleela". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Sriimurali-starrer Bharaate to be out on October 18". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  7. ^ "The 9th South Indian International Movie Awards Nominations for 2019". South Indian International Movie Awards. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  8. ^ "SIIMA 2020: Check Out Full Winners' List". ibtimes. Retrieved 20 September 2021.

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