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Shravani Subramanya (Kannada: ಶ್ರಾವಣಿ ಸುಬ್ರಮಣ್ಯ) is a 2013 Indian Kannada-language romantic comedy film written and directed by Manju Swaraj and produced by K. A Suresh under his home production banner Suresh Arts Productions.[1] The film features Ganesh and Amulya in lead roles. This is the second collaboration of both stars after the 2007 blockbuster hit Cheluvina Chittara. Amulya makes her comeback after a hiatus through this film.[2]

Shravani Subramanya
Shravani Subramanya.jpg
First look of the film
Directed byManju Swaraj
Produced byK. A. Suresh
Written byManju Swaraj
StarringGanesh
Amulya
Narrated bySudeep
Music byV. Harikrishna
CinematographyB. Suresh Babu
Production
company
Suresh Arts
Release date
  • 27 December 2013 (2013-12-27)
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada
Box office31 crore

The film features the score and soundtrack composed by V. Harikrishna. The principal photography of the film began at Mysore around the Lalit Mahal palace and has been progressing at a brisk pace in the same city.[3] The first teaser of the film was released on YouTube website by the producer on 29 June 2013. Amulya won Best Actress Award at 61st Filmfare Awards South for her Performance.[4]

SynopsisEdit

The film is a romantic comedy where Ganesh plays the role of an aspiring singer and dreaming of making it big in the music industry. Amulyaplays the role of a simple girl and the love interest of Ganesh's character.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

LaunchEdit

Director Manju Swaraj, who earlier directed a critically acclaimed film, Shishira announced the name of Shravani Subramanya in early 2012. He also refuted the rumors of a possible remake of Telugu film with the same name, Itlu Sravani Subramanyam.[5] He roped in Ganesh and Amulya, thus re-uniting the pair after Cheluvina Chittara and also got the senior actors Ananth Nag and Tara do the other pivotal roles.

FilmingEdit

The film was shot in and around the Mysore city. The crew has shot in Lalith Mahal Road and St Philomena Church, among others.[6]

ReleaseEdit

The film was released worldwide. In karnataka it released around 95+ screens, and next week it added around 43 screens. It also released in USA Germany and UK.[citation needed]

SoundtrackEdit

Shravani Subramanya
 
Soundtrack cover
Soundtrack album by
Released13 December 2013 (2013-12-13)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length16:52
LabelD Beats

V. Harikrishna composed the music for the film and the soundtracks. The soundtrack album marks the re-entry of veteran playback singer Manjula Gururaj after ten years.[7] The album consists of four soundtracks.[8]

No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Aakalbenne"Prof. Krishne GowdaManjula Gururaj3:45
2."Kannalle Kannittu"V. Nagendra PrasadShaan4:22
3."Naguva Mogava"KavirajSonu Nigam, Nanditha4:15
4."Ninna Nodo"KavirajSonu Nigam4:30
Total length:16:52

Critical responseEdit

Shravani Subramanya received positive reviews from critics upon its release. B. S. Srivani of Deccan Herald gave the film a rating of four out of five and praised the roles of all the departments in the film and wrote, "Shravani seems to be tailor made for Amulya. She is the perfect foil for Ganesh, who is in fine form here."[9] G. Arun Kumar of The Times of India too gave the film a rating of four stars out of five and wrote, "Ganesh makes a lasting impression on the viewer with his effortless performance, it is Amulya who steals the show with her bubbly act."[10] Shyam Prasad S. of Bangalore Mirror gave the film a rating of 3.5/5 and praised the roles of directing, acting and the music departments in the film.[11]

Box officeEdit

Shravani Subramanya opened to decent occupation all over Karnataka. It collected around 12 crore (US$1.7 million) in its first week after theatrical release and 31 crore (US$4.5 million) after 100 days.[12] The film was one of the major blockbusters of 2013.[13][14]

Home mediaEdit

Shravani Subramanya was released in DVD with Dolby Digital DTS 5.1 audio and with English subtitles. The movie was also released in 3 in 1 DVD and VCD.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ First look of Shravani Subramanya
  2. ^ Amoolya back
  3. ^ Shravani Subramanya shoot progresses in Mysore
  4. ^ 61st Filmfare South Awards 2014 Results: List of Winners
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Amulya’s look in Shravani Subramanya
  7. ^ "Exclusive Shravani Subramanya". sify.com.
  8. ^ "Shravani Subramanya (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP". iTunes. Retrieved 21 August 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ "Beauty of simple pleasures". Deccan Herald. 27 December 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Shravani Subramanya review". The Times of India. 28 December 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
  11. ^ "Movie review: Shravani Subramanya". Bangalore Mirror. 27 December 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
  12. ^ "Shravani Subramanya 25 Days Box Office Report". oneindia.com. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  13. ^ "Ninnindale makes way for Shravani Subramanya". chitraloka.com. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  14. ^ "Brahma and Shravani Subramanya at war?". The Times of India. 5 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

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