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Directed by Anil Kumar
Produced by Shailendra Babu
Written by Anil Kumar
Screenplay by Anil Kumar
Story by Anil Kumar
Starring Sumanth Shailendra
Radhika Pandit
P. Ravi Shankar
Music by Arjun Janya
Cinematography Sudhakar
Edited by K. M. Prakash
Shailendra Productions
Release date
  • 4 October 2013 (2013-10-04) (India)
Country India
Language Kannada

Dilwala (Kannada: ದಿಲ್ ವಾಲ) is a 2013 romantic drama Kannada film directed by Anil Kumar (Dilwala Anil). The film stars Sumanth Shailendra and Radhika Pandit in lead roles. Shailendra Babu is producing this film which is backed with Arjun Janya's music and Sudhakar's cinematography.[1]

Shot at the scenic locales of Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty and Dubai for two songs,[2] the film speaks about a campus romance between a village farmer girl and a rich brat boy. The film received average response from the critics and performed above average at the box-office with the first weekend collections of up to 3.7crores.[3]



After the debacle of his debut film Aata (2011), actor Sumanth Shailendra with the help of his producer father Shailendra Babu teamed up with director - writer Anil Kumar for a romantic entertainer. The producer signed on the talented actress Radhika Pandit to play the female lead. Arjun Janya was roped in to compose the music while Anil Kumar's previous associate Sudhakar was made to handle the cinematography.

The first schedule of the filming began on 16 December 2012 and continued for a week including a scene at Hyderabad outdoor spot.[4] Rest of the filming took place in Ooty, Mysore, Bangalore and the team left for Dubai to shoot two songs. A huge set was erected on the streets of NICE road near Bangalore spending about 30Lakhs. The film released at around 100 cinema halls across Karnataka.


The music for the film is composed by Arjun Janya. The lyrics for the songs were written by director Anil Kumar himself along with Yogaraj Bhat and Ananda Priya.[5]

Track list[edit]

1."Ontu Hoda"Yogaraj BhatArjun Janya03:58
2."Heng Hengo"Anil KumarKailash Kher, Priya Himesh03:59
3."Heegeke"Anil KumarHarsha Sadananda, Arjun Janya02:57
4."Jaadhoo"Ananda PriyaShankar Mahadevan, Shreya Ghoshal04:51
5."Kaigondu"Anil KumarTippu05:09
6."Arare Arare"Ananda PriyaVijay Prakash, Saindhavi04:47



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