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Prithvi (2010 film)

Prithvi is a 2010 Indian Kannada language action drama film directed by Jacob Varghese, produced by N.S Rajkumar, starring Puneeth Rajkumar and Parvathy in lead roles. Manikanth Kadri composed the music of the film.

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Directed byJacob Varghese
Produced byRajakumar N. S.
Soorappa Babu
StarringPuneeth Rajkumar
Music byManikanth Kadri
CinematographySathya. P
Edited byKishore Te.
Release date
  • 23 April 2010 (2010-04-23)
Running time
134 minutes


Prithvi Kumar (Puneeth Rajkumar) is an young IAS Officer who works as District collector for Bellary District. His main aim is to eradicate the ongoing corruption in the District and stick to his principles: honesty and corruption-free administration.

Once he takes office, he discovers that the people of the area are drinking contaminated water, that is polluted by unstoppable illegal mining companies, daily. He notices that people fall ill due to the polluted water and foresees the future may be very critical if the people continue to have the same water for drinking.

His mission is to find out the reason behind the polluted water. He seizes all illegal mining companies around Bellary with no mercy. As a result, Bellary Mining Lords try to kill him.

How Prithvi reacts to Bellary Mining Lords conspiracy, even dare to question Government's decision and be successful in his mission against illegal mining companies is the further story of the film.



Soundtrack album by
Released11 April 2010 (2010-04-11)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelAnand Audio

Manikanth Kadri scored the film's background music and composed its soundtrack, lyrics for which was penned by Jayant Kaikini, K. Kalyan and Kaviraj. The soundtrack album consists of six tracks.[1] Actress and singer Shruti Haasan made her debut as a playback singer for a Kannada track with "Nenapidu Nenapidu". Saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath, also the father of the composer Manikanth Kadri, lent bits to the track "Kukkoo Kogileyinda". The album was released in Bangalore on 11 April 2010. Anand Audio distributed the album into the market.[2][3]

Track listing
1."Hejjegondu Hejje"KavirajClinton Cerejo, Benny Dayal, Shweta Mohan4:39
2."Nenapidu Nenapidu"K. KalyanKarthik, Shruti Haasan4:26
3."Kukkoo Kogileyinda"K. KalyanRajesh Krishnan, Sunidhi Chauhan4:46
4."Ninagende Visheshavaada"Jayanth KaikiniKunal Ganjawala, Hamsika Iyer4:26
5."Haagella Nee Nodabeda"Jayanth KaikiniHaricharan, Anitha Karthikeyan4:42
6."Jagave Ninadu"K. KalyanManikanth Kadri, Benny Dayal4:06
Total length:27:05


The movie ran for 8 weeks in Main Theater Sagar and additional 2 weeks in Menaka (10 weeks). The movie was critically acclaimed & became hit in A centers and multiplex but flopped in B & C Centres. The movie attained cult status after being telecasted in TV .

The movie was dubbed in Malayalam and Telugu as Prithvi IAS.


  1. ^ "Prithvi (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – EP by Manikanth Kadri". iTunes. Archived from the original on 28 July 2018. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  2. ^ Pyarilal, Vasanth (12 April 2010). "Puneeth's 'Prithvi' audio launched". Archived from the original on 28 July 2018. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Prithvi Audio Released". 12 April 2010. Archived from the original on 28 July 2018. Retrieved 28 July 2018.

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