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Thamassu is an Indian Kannada film written directed by journalist Agni Shridhar, starring Shiva Rajkumar and Padmapriya.[1] The movie was released on 11 June 2010 and received extremely positive reviews. The story was inspired by a Hindu-Muslim incident in the aftermath of the 2002 Gujarat communal riots.[2]

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Film poster
Directed by Agni Shridhar
Produced by Syed Aman Bachchan
M. S. Ravindra
Written by Agni Shridhar
Screenplay by Agni Shridhar
Starring Shiva Rajkumar
Music by Sandeep Chowta
Cinematography Sundarnath Suvarna
Edited by S. K. Nagendra Urs
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Release date
  • 11 June 2010 (2010-06-11)
Running time
131 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada


Cast and crewEdit




Thamassu started its shooting at Kanteerava Studios on 23 October 2009.[3] It was shot in and around Bangalore.


The music was scored by Sandeep Chowta with lyrics penned by Agni Shridhar and Ramya.

SL.No Song Vocal artist Lyrics
1 "Karagadiru" Roop Kumar Rathod
2 "Maar Maar" Nakash Aziz
3 "Nannanena" Shaan, Sowmya Raoh
4 "Nodu Baare" Master Saleem, Neha Kakkar
5 "Tamassu" Neha Kakkar


On 25 October Karnataka State Film Awards for the year 2010-11 adjudged Thamassu as the second best film. Award consists of cash prize Rs 75,000 and 100 gram silver medal each for director and producer.

The Movie also received two awards for individual performances. Best supporting actress and Best screenplay writer done by Harshika Poonacha and Agni Shridhar respectively. [4]

Shivrajkumar won Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Kannada)


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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 July 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010.
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