Sanju Weds Geetha

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Sanju Weds Geetha
Directed by Nagashekar
Produced by Pramod Narayan
Written by Nagashekar
Starring Srinagar Kitty
Ramya
Suhasini Maniratnam
Avinash
Music by Jassie Gift
Sadhu Kokila
Release date(s)
  • 1 April 2011 (2011-04-01)
Country India
Language Kannada

Sanju Weds Geetha is a 2011 Kannada film in the romance genre starring Srinagar Kitty and Ramya in the lead roles. It was directed and written by actor-director Nagashekar and produced by Pramod Narayan. While Jassie Gift composed the soundtrack, Sadhu Kokila composed the background score. The film released on 1 April 2011.[1]

The film was hugely successful at the box-office upon release and won many critical acclaims and awards including the Filmfare Awards South and Suvarna Film Awards in various categories.

Plot[edit]

Sanju Weds Geetha begins with Sanju graduating in computer science with top marks — immediately after which he leaves to his native Kodagu. There he meets Geetha who is seen helping a beggar on the street, and he is instantly infatuated. He pursues her to like him, too. After several attempts, the strict and strong-willed Geetha gives into Sanju's good nature and they soon become very close. When Geetha reveals a dark childhood story to Sanju that involves her being abused by her cousin, Sanju looks past the incident and likes her even more.

The evil cousin finds out about the romance between Sanju and Geetha and then he misbehaves with Geetha. She forces Sanju to marry her soon; he agrees and tell her that they will be marrying the very next day. Geetha runs away from her house. On the way, the evil cousin abducts and takes advantage of her. Sanju finds out something is amiss and finds Geetha and rescues her from the cousin. He gives the evil cousin a chase then he hunts him down and kills him.

Sanju is sentenced for life for the murder. When Geetha visits him in jail, he asks her to marry someone else. She becomes more depressed. On one occasion Geetha visits one of their previous meeting spots. She slips from the lookout, hurts her head, and loses her memory. A series of tragic events follow leading to the ultimate death of Sanju and Geetha.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Jassie Gift's music and Kaviraj's lyrics for the movie have been widely appreciated and is considered one of the top chartbusters.[2] Jassie Gift reused the composition of "Gaganave Baagi" for the song "Arikil Ninnalum" in the Malayalam film Chinatown.[3]

Song Title Singer(s) Lyrics
"Gaganave Baagi" Shreya Ghoshal Kaviraj
"Nalle Nalle" Tippu V. Nagendra Prasad
"Omme Baaro" Shreya Ghoshal Kaviraj
"Ravana Seethen Kadda" Jassie Gift V. Nagendra Prasad
"Sanju Mattu Geetha" Sonu Nigam Kaviraj
"Sanju Mattu Geetha" Shreya Ghoshal Kaviraj

Awards[edit]

1st South Indian International Movie Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Suvarna Film Awards

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