Rathnan Prapancha

Rathnan Prapancha (transl. Rathna's World) is a 2021 Indian Kannada-language comedy drama film written and directed by Rohit Padaki[1] and produced by Karthik and Yogi G Raj under the banner KRG Studios.[2][3][4] The film stars Dhananjay,[5] Malayalam actress, Reba Monica John in her Kannada debut,[6] Panju,[7] Umashree,[8] Ravishankar Gowda,[9] It is released directly on the digital platform Amazon Prime Video on 22 October 2021.[10] It receive positive reviews from critics and audience and was a streaming blockbuster on Amazon Prime Video

Rathnan Prapancha
Rathnan Prapancha poster.jpg
Official release poster
Directed byRohit Padaki
Written byRohit Padaki
Produced byKarthik Gowda
Yogi G Raj
CinematographyShreesha Kuduvalli
Edited byDeepu S. Kumar
Music byB. Ajaneesh Loknath
Distributed byAmazon Prime Video
Release date
  • 22 October 2021 (2021-10-22)
Running time
147 minutes


Rathnakara is an insurance agent in Bangalore, who is awaiting his transfer order to Mumbai and lives a dull life with his cunning and irritating mother Saroja. One day, Rathnakara learns from a journalist Mayuri that he was adopted as an infant by Saroja and leaves his home to find his real world. During the Journey, Rathnakara realizes that blood relations are not important, but the one who took care of us lovingly are important in our life. Rathnakara calls Saroja, only to find that she died from a heart attack, thus leaving him devastated. Rathnakara leaves for his home and cancels his transfer order to live with his family in rememberence to Saroja.


  • Dhananjay as Rathnakara[1]
  • Reba Monica John as Mayuri[11][6]
  • Umashree as Saroja Bai,[8] Rathnkara's Adoptive Mother
  • Shruti as Yellavva, Udaal Baburao's Adoptive Mother
  • Pramod Panju as Udaal Babu Rao,[7] Rathnakar's Younger Brother
  • Anu Prabhakar as Tabassum, Rathnakar's Elder Sister
  • Ravishankar Gowda as Ahmed Ali,[9] Tabassum's Husband
  • Vainidhi Jagadish as Benni,[12] Udaal Baburao's love interest
  • Shobha Raghavendra as Triveni -Rathnakar, Tabassum, Udaal Baburao's Birth Mother
  • Achyuth Kumar as Basappa, Udaal Babu Rao's Adoptive Father
  • Akkai Padmashali as Paravva, Mayuri's Foster Mother
  • Rajesh Nataranga as Srinath, Journalist Who Owns a Press
  • Usha Bhandari as Boobamma, Saroja's Neighbour and Friend
  • Ashwin Rao Pallakki as Rathnakar's Friend
  • Ashok Sharma as Raghu, Saroja's Son
  • Divyashree Mohan as Raghu's Wife
  • Shivaji Rao Jadhav as Postman Ramesh, Saroja's Husband
  • Anantha Velu as Azghar Saab Mulla
  • M. K. Mata as Mushfiqur, Tabassum's Adoptive Father
  • Govinde Gowda as Rathnakara's Friend and Broker
  • Danappa Mudalagi as Daanya
  • Yeshwanth Bijoor
  • Veena Rao as Villager
  • Jahangir as villager
  • Tilak Shekar as Mayuri's Boyfriend (Cameo)
  • Vaijanath Biradar as a Blind Man (Cameo)
  • Sundar Veena as Traffic Inspector (Cameo)
  • Rakshitha Shetty as Anchor in Mother's Day Program (cameo)


Rathnan Prapancha is shot in various locations like Bangalore, Mysore,[13] Kashmir,[14][15] and Gadag[16][17]



The satellite and digital rights were secured by Zee Kannada and Amazon Prime Video, where the film was released on 22 October 2021 in Amazon Prime Video.


Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
10th South Indian International Movie Awards
Best Director Rohit Padaki Nominated [18]
Best Cinematographer Shreesha Kuduvalli Nominated
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Pramod Panju Won
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Vainidhi Jagadish Nominated
Best Debut Producer KRG Productions Won
Best Lyricist Rohit Padaki ("Alemaariye") Nominated
67th Filmfare Awards South
Best Actress Reba Monica John Nominated [20]
Best Supporting Actor Pramod Panju Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Umashree Won
Best Cinematographer Shreesha Kuduvalli Won


  1. ^ a b "Dhananjaya to collaborate with Rohit Padaki on dark comedy". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Dhananjaya's Rathnan Prapancha gets an official launch today". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Rathnan Prapancha to go on floors on November 9". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  4. ^ R, Sumit (13 April 2021). "Vijay Kiragandur Presents Rathnan Prapancha By KRG Studios". Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  5. ^ "'ರತ್ನನ್ ಪ್ರಪಂಚ' ಕಟ್ಟೋಕೆ ಹೊರಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ ಡಾಲಿ ಧನಂಜಯ್..!". Asianet News Network Pvt Ltd (in Kannada). Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  6. ^ a b "ರತ್ನಾಕರನಿಗೆ ಜೊತೆಯಾದ 'ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಬೆಡಗಿ'; ಡಾಲಿ ಧನಂಜಯ ಸಿನಿಮಾಕ್ಕೆ ಹೀರೋಯಿನ್ ಫಿಕ್ಸ್‌". Vijaya Karnataka (in Kannada). Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  7. ^ a b "Pramod bags a pivotal role in Dhananjaya's next a". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  8. ^ a b "Umashree to make a comeback on big-screen with 'Rathnan Prapancha'". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  9. ^ a b "Ravishankar Gowda sports a Kashmiri look in Ratnan Prapancha". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  10. ^ "Dhananjaya starrer Rathnan Prapancha gets a direct digital release". The Times of India. 5 October 2021. Retrieved 5 October 2021.
  11. ^ Balachandran, Logesh (27 August 2020). "Rathnan Prapancha: Reba Monica John to play female lead in Dhananjaya's film". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  12. ^ "Vainidhi Jagdish plays a north Karnataka hudugi in her next". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  13. ^ "ಮೈಸೂರಲ್ಲಿ ಡಾಲಿಯ 'ರತ್ನನ್ ಪ್ರಪಂಚ' ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ !". Just Kannada. 10 November 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  14. ^ "Dhananjaya shoots in Kashmir for Ratnan Prapancha". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  15. ^ "ಹಿಮ, ಕೊರೆಯುವ ಚಳಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ರೆಬಾ ಜೊತೆ ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರದಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾಣಿಸಿಕೊಂಡ ಧನಂಜಯ!". Asianet News Network Pvt Ltd (in Kannada). Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  16. ^ "ಡಾಲಿಯ 'ರತ್ನನ್ ಪ್ರಪಂಚ' ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್'ಗೆ ಡೇಟ್ ಫಿಕ್ಸ್". Just Kannada. 3 November 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  17. ^ "Actor Dhananjaya celebrates Republic Day with school kids". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  18. ^ @KRG_Studios has bagged the SIIMA Award for Best Debutant Producer for the movie Rathnan Prapancha! #SIIMA2022
  19. ^ There it is! @pramodactor1 has won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Kannada) Award for his memorable role in Rathnan Prapancha! Congratulations! #SIIMA
  20. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2022 Kannada Nominations". Filmfare. Archived from the original on 9 October 2022. Retrieved 9 October 2022.
  21. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2022 Kannada Winners". Filmfare. Archived from the original on 9 October 2022. Retrieved 9 October 2022.

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