Joke Falls

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Jokefalls is a 2004 Indian Kannada-language comedy movie, directed by Ashok Patil and produced by Atlanta Nagendra.[1][2][3] Music was composed by Mano Murthy. [4][5][6] The movie is a remake of 1975 Hindi movie Chupke Chupke which itself was based on the 1971 Bengali movie Chhadmabeshi.[7]

Joke Falls
Directed byAshok Patil
Produced byAtlanta Nagendra
Written byAshok Patil
Screenplay byAshok Patil
StarringRamesh Aravind
Music byMano Murthy
CinematographyAshok cashyap
Edited byT. Shashi kumar
Om Creations
Release date
  • 4 December 2004 (2004-12-04)
Running time
2 hours 31 minutes
Budget1 crores

General backgroundEdit

Director Patil devised the basic plot of the story from the Hindi movie Chupke Chupke and reworked it to give it a fresh look. Patil then recruited Ramesh[8] to act in the film. Newcomer Neethu was chosen to play the female lead. [9] Deepali who had previously acted in Nanna Preethiya Hudugi was chosen to play the second female lead.[10][11]


Botany professor Anant Patil falls in love with Sulkeha and marries her to the dismay of Sulekha's brother in law, Raghav Joshi. Raghav refuses to attend the wedding. But Anant decides to turn the tables on Raghav and teach him a lesson.



  • Director: Ashok Patil
  • Producer: Atlanta Nagendra
  • Music: Manomurthy
  • Cinematography: Ashok Kashyap
  • Editing: Shashi Kumar
  • Lyrics: K.Kalyan, Nagathihalli Chandrashekar
  • Singers: Rajesh, Nandita, Chetan, Kavitha KrishnaMurthy


Joke Falls
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GenreFilm Soundtrack

The music is scored by Mano Murthy and was big hit.[12]

Song title Singers
"Gandhavathi" Rajesh Krishnan
"Swaraga Shrusthi Modala" Rajesh & Chetan Sosca
"Nanna Beladingalu Neenu" Kavita Krishnamurthy
"O Prema Tangaliye" Nanditha
"Naguvina Loka Idu" Chetan Sosca & Nanditha


Joke falls received positive reviews from critics as well as audiences.[13][14]


Joke falls was released on 3 December 2004.[15] The film received a good response, and ran for a hundred days in Bangalore.[16][17][18][19][20]

It was the first Kannada movie to run for twenty five weeks in PVR Cinemas in Bangalore.[21]

The movie also saw screenings in Australia, Canada, and the United States.[22][23][24]


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