Appu (2002 film)
|Directed by||Puri Jagannath|
|Produced by||Parvathamma Rajkumar|
|Written by||Puri Jagannath|
|Screenplay by||Puri Jagannath|
|Edited by||S. Manohar|
Appu (Kannada: ಅಪ್ಪು) is a 2002 Indian Kannada film directed by Puri Jagannadh. It stars Puneet Rajkumar and Rakshita in lead roles. The supporting cast features Avinash, Srinivasa Murthy and Sumithra. The film was produced by Puneeth's mother, Parvathamma Rajkumar under Poornima Enterprises, the production banner of the Rajkumar family. It marked the screen debut Puneeth and Rakshita in lead roles.
Upon theatrical release on 26 April 2002, the film was a success and completed a 200-day run in theatres. The film was remade into Telugu as Idiot, in Tamil as Dum and in Bengali as Priya Amar Priya in 2008.
- Puneeth Rajkumar
- Srinivasa Murthy
- Srinivasa Murthy
- Vinayak Joshi
- Honnavalli Krishna
- Bullet Prakash
After the success of Yuvaraja, Puri Jagannadh was approached by Rajkumar family to introduce their third son Puneet Rajkumar to make his onscreen debut as lead actor. Puri gladly accepted the opportunity. Rakshitha, daughter of cameraman BC Gowrishankar made her acting debut with this film, she went on to play the same character in its Telugu and Tamil remakes.
|Soundtrack album by Gurukiran|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1.||"Taliban Alla Alla"||Upendra||Puneeth Rajkumar|
|2.||"Baare Baare Kalyana"||Sriranga||Udit Narayan, Chithra|
|4.||"Ellinda Aarabhavo"||Sriranga||Udit Narayan, Chithra|
|5.||"Jolly Go Jolly Go"||Hamsalekha||Shankar Mahadevan|
|6.||"Aa Devara Haadidu"||Hamsalekha||Rajkumar|
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- "Appu at 100 days". viggy.com. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
- "Appu (2002)". kannadamoviesinfo.wordpress.com. 11 October 2013. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
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