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Simple Agi Ondh Love Story

Simple Agi Ondh Love Story (Kannada: ಸಿಂಪಲ್ಲಾಗ್ ಒಂದ್ ಲವ್ ಸ್ಟೋರಿ) is a 2013 Indian Kannada romance comedy film written and directed by Suni, and stars Rakshit Shetty and Shwetha Srivatsav in the lead roles. The film is being remade in Telugu as Idi Naa Love Story starring Tarun & Oviya.

Simple Agi Ondh Love Story
Simple Agi Ondh Love Story audio.jpg
ಸಿಂಪಲ್ಲಾಗ್ ಒಂದ್ ಲವ್ ಸ್ಟೋರಿ
Directed by Suni
Produced by S. Hemanth
Suni
Screenplay by Suni
Story by Suni
Starring Rakshit Shetty
Shwetha Srivatsav
Music by B. J. Bharath
Cinematography Manohar Joshi
Edited by Sachin B. R.
Production
company
Suvin Cinemas
Release date
  • 8 March 2013 (2013-03-08)
Running time
130 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada
Box office 100 million (US$1.5 million)

Contents

PlotEdit

Kushal (Rakshit Shetty) is sent by his radio jockey sister Rachana to Kodagu to meet her boyfriend's sister, Ithihasini, in the hope that the two will take a liking to each other, leading to marriage, and thus paving the way for her own marriage. Kushal meets a bubbly girl (Shwetha Srivatsav) who claims to be Ithihasini, and says the rest of the family is out of town. The two share their past romantic liaisons. Ithihasini’s actions seem a little odd and her responses to Kushal’s questions all avoid direct answers so it’s not really a surprise when Kushal’s sister calls to tell him that the girl he has been spending time with is not Ithihasini at all. When confronted the fake Ithihasini comes up with a number of different stories, but Kushal finds her even more intriguing as a result and declares his love for her despite not knowing who she actually is, although he does finally discover her real name is Khushi. And the story takes a drastic leap from here.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Simple Agi Ondh Love Story created a lot of buzz by its trailer where it had crossed more than a 100 thousand views in just 3 days. The trailer generated a lot of hype and curiosity among Kannada cine goers wherein the dialogues had become the talk of the town.[1]

FilmingEdit

The film revolves only around two characters mainly the hero and the heroine and hence not much characters can be seen in the movie. The film was extensively shot in Pollibetta in Kodagu district of Karnataka and surrounding places near Madikeri and Chikmagalur during rainy season and had used a special camera to capture the nature lavishly.

ResponseEdit

Released with much hype and anticipation, the film received tremendous response from both the critics and audience. The movie justified the hype from its trailer with a good a story line, noteworthy camera work and memorable dialogues. The songs also created a lot of impact among music enthusiasts, particularly the song "Baanali badalago" was noted for its lavish picturization and melody. Rediff gave the movie a 4/5 and concluded "Simple Agi Ondh Love Story is a must-see film for all those in love, for the freshness in narration and dialogues."[2] The movie has set new standards in the Kannada Film Industry where witty dialogues take center stage and carry the film forward. It is one of the milestones of changes in Kannada film industry, be in its making, narration or the technical aspects.

Box officeEdit

Simple Agi Ondh Love Story collected more than 100 million at box-office and its TV rights sold for 20 million (US$310,000).

SoundtrackEdit

Simple agi ond love story
 
Soundtrack cover
Soundtrack album by B. J. Bharath
Released 24 January 2013
Recorded 2012
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 29:42
Label Jhankar Music

B. J. Bharath composed the music for the film and the soundtracks. The album has 9 soundtracks.[3]

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Baanali Badalago" Siddu Kodipura Sonu Nigam 4:48
2. "Karagida Baanalli" Prakash Srinivas Sowmya Raoh 4:49
3. "Smile Iruvanthe Sarasari" Suni Priyanka 2:55
4. "Nanna Preethi Kusuri" Suni Vijay Prakash 2:09
5. "Sereyadanthe Sarasari" Suni Bharath B. J. 2:42
6. "Hale Gujuri Hosa Battery" Suni Bharath B. J. 2:27
7. "Belligge Gymmu" Suni Pavan Ranadheera 2:15
8. "Smile Iruvanthe Sarasari (Instrumental)" Suni Bharath B. J. 2:40
9. "Baanali Badalago (Remixed)" Siddu Kodipura Sonu Nigam 4:57
Total length: 29:42

AwardsEdit

61st Filmfare Awards South

Won

  • Best Lyricist - Siddu Kodipura - "Baanali Badalago"
  • Best Playback Singer - Female - Sowmya Raoh - "Karagida Baaninalli"

Nominated

SequelEdit

The Film had a sequel under the same theme. Director Sunil tentatively named the sequel "Simpllag innodu love story". The movie was released in March 2016, Exactly 3 years after the first film.And the sequel movie was also considered as one of the hits.

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