Appu (2002 film)

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Directed by Puri Jagannath
Starring Puneet Rajkumar
Music by Gurukiran
Cinematography Manohar
Release dates
  • April 26, 2002 (2002-04-26)
Country India
Language Kannada

Appu is a 2002 Indian Kannada film. It stars Puneet Rajkumar and Rakshita in lead roles and is directed by Puri Jagannadh. It was remade into Telugu as Idiot, in Tamil as Dum and in in Bengali as Priya Amar Priya in 2008. It had completed 200 days run. This was the first film with Puneet Rajkumar in a lead role as adult. [1][2][3]



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.[4] 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
Released 2002
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Track # Song Singer(s) Duration
1 Taliban Alla Alla Puneeth Rajkumar
2 Baare Baare Udit Narayan, K. S. Chitra
3 Panavidu Rajkumar
4 Ellinda Aarambhavo Udit Narayan, Nanditha
5 Jolly Go Jolly Go Shankar Mahadevan
6 Aa Devara Haadidu Rajkumar


The film completed 200 day run at box office.[5]