Doddmane Hudga is a 2016 Indian Kannada action masala film co-written and directed by Duniya Soori, and features Puneeth Rajkumar and Radhika Pandit in lead roles. Apart from them, the film features an ensemble cast of Ambarish, Sumalatha, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Krishna, Srinivasa Murthy, P. Ravi Shankar, Rangayana Raghu, Chikkanna and Avinash, with Shiva Rajkumar providing a voice-over.
Theatrical film poster
|Directed by||Duniya Soori|
|Produced by||M. Govinda|
|Written by||Duniya Soori|
P. Ravi Shankar
|Narrated by||Shiva Rajkumar|
|Music by||V. Harikrishna|
|Edited by||Deepu S.Kumar|
|Box office||40 Cr |
This film marks third collaboration of Puneeth with Soori. The film was produced by M. Govindu under Ajay Pictures banner. Music was composed by V. Harikrishna and art direction by Shashidhar Adapa for the film. The principal photography commenced on 5 March 2015. The film was released worldwide on 30 September 2016.
Surya is a youngster who cooks biriyani at a local market, he is a short tempered person then he meets Usha who save her from goons then he gives her lift to the drama studio then it is revealed that Usha is actually Nisha who is participating in drama. Cable Babu is a goon who wants to become a politician when his goons were burning a shop. They were all thrashed by Doddmane Rajeeva when his son Krishna does a mistake then Rajeeva humiliated him then Krishna join hands with Babu then babu robbed all the property papers that belong to the farmers then Rajeeva is arrested then Surya's father Mallanna gets a heart attack and he is admitted to the hospital then Surya calls patela. A local goon to request him for money and gets to know that Rajeeva is the target and Surya goes to prison to kill Rajeeva but Surya stabs a prisoner who was about to kill Rajeeva and he calls him Vajramuni and he is also sent to prison then it reveals that surya is Rajeeva's long lost son but Surya hates his father. He then reveals to Nisha that he hates his father because he did not care him in his childhood. Then Surya reconciles with the rest of his family and returns home Surya overcomes all the obstacles and traps done by Cable Babu. However, Nisha's father, a lawyer (Avinash) is also a criminal but gets caught when he mistakingly agrees to get a girl raped who turns out to be Nisha but Surya saves her but in the process gets drunk. Rajeeva reveals that he didn't care him because he promised his sister that he will always care for Krishna this is the case that he didn't care for Surya in his childhood then Cable Babu stabs Rajeeva.
Surya thrashes Babu then throws in a tunnel then babu's assistant kills Babu by burying him inside the tunnel then he brought the farmers papers and Rajeeva soon recover, then he distributed the papers then the farmers realised there mistake and apologise to them.
- Puneeth Rajkumar as Doddmane Surya aka Surya, son of Rajeeva, but his father doesn't show any love to him. Where as, he shows more love to his sister's son, Krishna, who is an orphan
- Radhika Pandit as Usha/Nisha, daughter of a lawyer, who is a modern girl and also love interest of Surya
- Ambareesh as Doddmane Rajeeva, who is a kind hearted person
- Sumalatha as Doddmane Rajeeva's wife
- Bharathi Vishnuvardhan as Doddmane Rajeeva's sister / Doddmane Krishna's mother
- Srinivasa Murthy as Mallanna, foster parent of Surya
- Krishna as Doddmane Krishna, cousin of Surya who is violent
- P. Ravi Shankar as Cable Babu, who wants to become a politician
- Rangayana Raghu as Nanjunda
- Chikkanna as Lawanga/Langa, an old friend of Surya
- Avinash as a layer, Nisha's father
- Udaya Raghav as Karate Manja, younger brother of Cable Babu
- Beesu Suresha
In February 2014, it was reported that Soori and Puneeth Rajkumar would work together again under Ajay Pictures. V. Harikrishna was selected to compose the music for this film. The song recording was launched at the Prasad Recording Studios in Bangalore on 24 April 2014. Art director Shashidhar Adapa was selected to handle art direction for the film. Satya Hegde was selected to handle the film's cinematography.
In July 2014, it was reported that Ramya would play the female lead of the movie but later she walked out of the movie citing "remuneration problems". After Ramya's exit Radhika Pandit was roped to play lead actress role which marked her second collaboration with Puneeth Rajkumar. Rebel star Ambareesh and Sumalatha were signed for portraying the parents role of Puneeth Rajkumar in the movie. Veteran actress Bharathi Vishnuvardhan was chosen to play the role of Ambareesh's sister in the movie. Srinivasa Murthy, Chikkanna, Rangayana Raghu, P. Ravi Shankar, Avinash, Udaya Raghav and Santosh Aryavardan of Bigboss 2 fame were chosen to play crucial role in the movie.
Principal photography began on 5 March 2015 at the temple of Ganesha in Sadashivanagar, Bangalore. Parvathamma Rajkumar, actors V. Ravichandran, Shiva Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar, Srinivasa Murthy, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Radhika Pandit, Vinay Rajkumar, Imran Sardhariya were among the film personalities present at the event.
Album Cover for Doddmane Hudga
|Soundtrack album by|
|Released||26 August 2016|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Label||D Beats Music World|
|V. Harikrishna chronology|
|Singles from Doddmane Hudga|
V. Harikrishna was signed to compose the soundtrack album and background score for the film. The song recording of the movie commenced on 24 April 2014, the birth anniversary of actor Rajkumar at Prasad Studios in Bangalore. Lyrics for the soundtrack were written by Jayanth Kaykini, Yogaraj Bhat and V. Nagendra Prasad. The soundtrack album consists of five tracks. The first track "Abhimanigale" was released on 14 August by Shivakumara Swami.
|1.||"Abhimanigale"||Yogaraj Bhat||Shiva Rajkumar, Puneeth Rajkumar||4:10|
|2.||"Thraas Akkathi"||Yogaraj Bhat||V. Harikrishna, Indu Nagaraj||3:43|
|3.||"Kanasive Nooraru"||Jayanth Kaikini||Karthik, Swetha Mohan||3:53|
|4.||"C/o Doddmane"||Yogaraj Bhat||Tippu, Sangeetha Ravindranath||4:09|
|5.||"Naguva Nanjunda"||V. Nagendra Prasad||Chinthan Vikas||2:57|
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