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Ayya (2005 Kannada film)

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Directed byOm Prakash Rao
Story byHari
Based onSaamy (Tamil)
Produced byByre Gowda
CinematographyAnaji Nagaraj
Edited byS. Manohar
Music byV. Ravichandran
Bhavya Cine Creations
Release date
  • 4 February 2005 (2005-02-04)

Ayya is a 2005 Indian Kannada film directed by Om Prakash Rao, starring Darshan and Rakshitha.[1] Darshan plays the role of a brave police officer prepared to go to any lengths to control crime in the city. The background music and soundtrack have been scored by V. Ravichandran. The director had revealed that he had copied scenes from ten movies including the Tamil movies Saamy and Madhurey.[2][3]

The film enjoyed box office success, with many cinemas running it for over 100 days.[4]





Ayya marks the third collaboration of Om Prakash Rao with Darshan after Annavru and Kalasipalya



The music was composed by actor V. Ravichandran collaborating with Om Prakash Rao for the second time after Sahukara (2004) (other than acting) and his first collaboration with Darshan.

Soundtrack album by
Released11 January 2005
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelAnand Audio
ProducerV. Ravichandran
V. Ravichandran chronology
Panduranga Vittala
Track # Song Singer(s) Duration
1 "Kettode Kettode" L. N. Shastry, Suma Shastry 03:59
2 "Tabla Tabla" Udit Narayan, Anuradha Sriram 04:52
3 "Simha Gharjane" Hemanth Kumar 04:46
4 "Surya Jothe" L. N. Shastry 04:37
5 "Ee Prema" Udit Narayan, Archana Udupa 04:26
6 "Rakshita Rakshita" Badri Prasad, Manjula Gururaj 04:00



A critic from Rediff.com wrote that "Over all, Ayya is what they call a timepass movie".[5]



The dialogue "Naan convent alli odi police agiddalla. Corporation school alli odi police aagiddu" (Means, "I have not become a police officer by studying in the convent, I am a police officer who studied in corporation school"), became popular in Karnataka.


  1. ^ "ಡಬಾಸ ಹುಟಟುಹಬಬ: 'ಮಜಸಟಕ'ನಲಲ ಕಾಲಟಟು ಚಾಲಂಜಂಗ ಸಟಾರ ಆಗ ಮರದ ಟಾಪ 10 ಸನಮಾ". 16 February 2021.
  2. ^ "ಓಂ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ರಾವ್ ಬೆಂಕಿಮಾತು ಬೆಂಕಿಉತ್ತರ ಭಾಗ-02 | Exclusive Interview with Om Prakash Rao | Director |". YouTube.
  3. ^ Lokesh, Vinay (11 September 2013). "Chiranjeevi Sarja in Ayya-2". The Times of India.
  4. ^ Venkattasubba Rao, K.N. (8 January 2006). "The message is unclear in 'Mandya'". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 4 May 2007.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  5. ^ R G Vijayasarathy (11 February 2005). "Ayya is a collage of popular non-Kannada films". Rediff.com.