Mathadana

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Mathadana
Directed by T. N. Seetharam
Produced by H. G. Narayan
I. P. Malle Gowda
Written by S. L. Bhyrappa
Screenplay by T. N. Seetharam
Based on Mathadana 
by S. L. Bhyrappa
Starring Anant Nag
Devaraj
Tara
Avinash
Music by C. Aswath
V. Manohar
Cinematography Ashok Kashyap
Edited by Suresh Urs
Distributed by Anikethana Chithra
Release dates
  • 12 January 2001 (2001-01-12)
Running time
147 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada

Mathadana (Kannada: ಮತದಾನ) is a 2001 Indian Kannada language film directed by T. N. Seetharam, based on S. L. Bhyrappa's novel of the same name, and starring Anant Nag, Tara, Devaraj, Avinash and Hemanth Vasisht in pivotal roles.

At the 48th National Film Awards, the film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada.[1] At the 2000-01 Karnataka State Film Awards, Avinash won the award for Best Supporting Actor.[2]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was based on the S. L. Bhyrappa's novel Mathadana, and reports said the filming rights were bought from him, for a fee of between INR1 lakh (US$1,600) and INR2 lakh (US$3,100).[3]

Soundtrack[edit]

Mathadana
Soundtrack cover
Soundtrack album by C. Aswath and V. Manohar
Released January 2001
Recorded 2000
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Tips Music

C. Aswath and V. Manohar composed the music for the film and the soundtracks. The soundtrack "Aluva Kadalolu Theli" was taken from a poem written by poet Gopalakrishna Adiga and "Naayi Thalimyalina" by poet H. S. Venkateshamurthy.[3] The album has seven soundtracks and was released in the form of audio cassettes in the second week of January 2001.[4]

Tracklist
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Idu Modalane Haadu"   V. Manohar Rajesh Krishnan, Nanditha  
2. "Olavali Hadithe Hamsa"   V. Manohar Rajesh Krishnan, Nanditha  
3. "Aidu Varshakomme"   Siddalingaiah Rajesh Krishnan  
4. "Ranga Kunidu Rangu Eri"   Krishnamurthy Hanooru Yuvaraj Janardhan, K. S. Surekha, M. D. Pallavi  
5. "Naayi Thalimyalina"   H. S. Venkateshamurthy C. Aswath  
6. "Aluva Kadalolu Theli"   Gopalakrishna Adiga Rajesh Krishnan, B. R. Chaya  
7. "Vrindavanadolu"   V. Manohar Nanditha  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "48th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mathadana (2001)". kannadamoviesinfo.wordpress.com. 23 November 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Amritamati S. "Big writers on a neat album". themusicmagazine.com. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Re-recording for Mathadana over". The Times of India. 29 December 2000. Retrieved 29 September 2014.