Anna Bond

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Anna Bond
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Directed by Duniya Soori[1]
Produced by Parvathamma Rajkumar
Written by Duniya Soori
Starring Puneeth Rajkumar
Nidhi Subbaiah
Priyamani
Jackie Shroff[2]
Music by V. Harikrishna
Cinematography Satya Hegde
Edited by Deepu S Kumar
Production
  company
Poornima Enterprises
Release date(s)
  • May 1, 2012 (2012-05-01)
Running time 136 min
Country India
Language Kannada

Anna Bond (Kannada: ಅಣ್ಣ ಬಾಂಡ್) is a romantic action Kannada film written and directed by Duniya Soori. Produced by Parvathamma Rajkumar, it stars Puneet Rajkumar, Nidhi Subbaiah and Priyamani in the lead roles[1] and Jackie Shroff in a negative role.[3] The movie was released on 1 May 2012.[4] V. Harikrishna is the music director for the film.Anna Bond opened to lacklustre reviews.[5] It was termed as "The Most Disappointing Kannada Films of 2012" list by Rediff and had got a thumbs down from critics.[6]

Plot[edit]

Bond Ravi (Puneeth Rajkumar) is a guy, who has the tendency of helping others. Bond Ravi is a karate champ and is shown as working in a medical camp of Singapore. He meets Meera (Priyamani) in a bus and falls in love with her charm. One day, Meera visits the same village where Bond Ravi lives to make a documentary film. She stays with her friend Divya (Nidhi Subbaiah). Love with Meera increases for Ravi when Meera is about to leave the village, she tells him to make something big in life. Ravi along with Chapathi Babu (Rangayana Raghu) leaves his village. On the way he meets a military guy Chandrakanth (Avinash), who mistakes the identity of Bond Ravi in the forest. The military guy has come to treat the pain of an army official, Chandrakanth. Now, a sudden shoot begins from Charlie (Jackie Shroff). Bond Ravi helps Chandrakanth in this place. Dreaded personality and drug mafia is looking for his daughter, who thinks his daughter is with Chandrakanth. Next part of the movie is the revenge story of Charlie on Bond Ravi. Charlie on hunting for his daughter kills his daughter, Divya. Chandrakanth’s daughter Meera comes under the custody of Charlie as a part of revenge.The remaining movie revolves around the escape of Meera from Charlie, which is a great task for Bond Ravi.

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

Anna Bond is the second Puneet Rajkumar movie with Duniya Soori after the acclaimed and highly successful 2010 film Jackie.[7][8] The film was officially launched on 7 October 2011, a day after the release of Puneet's film Paramathma,[1] and filming commenced on October 10.[9] Being a big budget film, it is said to have a story with a revolutionary concept, but with the entertainment quotient intact and will have a lot of graphics to support its narration.[10]

It is the 80th film of Kannada thespian Dr. Rajkumar's production unit: Poornima Enterprises. The technical team comprises as the same as the one that worked for Jackie and would include V. Harikrishna for music, Shashidhar Adapa for art, Sathya Hegde for cinematography and Imran Sardhariya for choreography.[1] There will be five songs and the lyrics are penned by Yogaraj Bhat, Jayanth Kaikini and Kaviraj.

Filming[edit]

The film was shot in Bangalore, Coorg and Kanakapura.[11] The film unit also shot two songs in Spain among the fanfare of localites to watch the song and dance.[12]

Boxoffice[edit]

The movie received mixed response. The film collected 2.6 cr on the first day and 15 cr in the first week.[13]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack of the film was released on 2 April 2012.[14] The music was composed by V. Harikrishna.

Sl.No. Song Lyrics Artist
1 "Yenendu Hesaridali" Jayanth Kaikini Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal
2 "Boni Aagada" Yogaraj Bhat Tippu
3 "Kaanadanthe" Remix Chi. Udaya Shankar Puneeth Rajkumar
4 "Thumba Nodbedi" Yogaraj Bhat V. Harikrishna
5 "He Is Anna Bond" Yogaraj Bhat Ranjith, Naveen Madhav, Ramya

Accolades[edit]

Ceremony Category Nominee Result
2nd South Indian International Movie Awards Best Film Raghavendra Rajkumar Nominated
Best Director Duniya Soori Nominated
Best Cinematographer Sathya Hegde Nominated
Best Actor Puneet Rajkumar Nominated
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nidhi Subbaiah Won
Best Music Director V. Harikrishna Nominated
Best Lyricist Jayant Kaikini Nominated
Best Male Playback Singer V. Harikrishna for "Tumba Nodbedi" Won
Tippu for "Boni Aagada" Nominated
Best Dance Choreographer Imran Sardhariya for "Tumba Nodbedi" Won

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