Duniya (2007 film)

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Duniya
Directed by Soori
Produced by T. P. Siddaraju
Written by Soori
Screenplay by Soori
Starring Vijay
Rashmi
Rangayana Raghu
Yogesh
Music by V. Manohar
Cinematography Satya Hegde
Edited by Deepu S. Kumar
Production
company
Samy Associates
Release date
  • 23 February 2007 (2007-02-23)
Running time
127 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada
Budget 2 crore (US$310,000) [1]
Box office 15 crore (US$2.4 million)[1]

Duniya is a 2007 Indian Kannada-language film written and directed by Soori. It was successful with both critics and audience.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

Shivlingu a.k.a. Shivu, an innocent villager who works as a manual laborer in stone quarry realizes that his mother is seriously ill. He gets his mother to Bangalore for treatment, but his mother dies and he is unable to arrange finances for her funeral. He manages to pay with the only ornament he had in order to carry out the funeral of his mother. With his inability to procure a tomb-stone for his mother's grave, Shivu leaves the city walking without any money, devastated.

While on his way he comes across a girl (Purnima) who is kidnapped and the abductors try to rape her. Shivu saves her and gets her to the orphanage where she is staying. The warden of the institute misunderstands the situation and believes that Purnima is in love with Shivu and had eloped with him. The warden asks the girl to leave the institution immediately.

Shivu wants to fulfill her wish to continue study and decides to support her education. But apart from a strong body he does not have any qualities to survive in this world. The circumstances make him work for the underworld. In the process his peers in the underworld have an eye on Purima, the love for Purnima makes Shivu to fight with mob leaders. In the process the kingpin is killed. Police wrongly believe that Shivu is responsible for the murders. Unable to see the suffering of Shivu at the hands of society, police, and the underworld, Purnima calls him to meet her outside the city. Without his knowledge, she gives him sweets laced with poison and she too consumes the same to end the chapter..

Cast[edit]

Music[edit]

The soundtrack for Duniya has music composed by V. Manohar. Lyrics are by V. Nagendra Prasad, V. Manohar and Yograj Bhat.

No. Title Lyrics Singers Length
1. "Kariya I Love You" V. Nagendra Prasad Rajesh Krishnan, Nanditha 04:44
2. "Preethi Maaye Hushaaru" Ranganath Hemanth Kumar, Aakansha Baadami 03:39
3. "Ee Paapi Duniya Preethi" V. Nagendra Prasad Badri Prasad 01:52
4. "Saala Maadiyaadru Tuppa" V. Manohar Abhimanyu Bhupathi, Mysore Jenny, Gururaj Hosakote 03:43
5. "Ee Paapi Janara Haalu" V. Nagendra Prasad Badri Prasad 01:56
6. "Nodayya Kwate Lingave" V. Nagendra Prasad M. D. Pallavi Arun 04:02
7. "Ennomme Neenu Bandu" Yograj Bhat Badri Prasad 02:04

Box-Office[edit]

It has completed 150-days and became commercially successful at the boxoffce.[1]

Awards[edit]

  • 2006–2007: Karnataka State Film Awards
    • Best Actor: Vijay
    • Best Screenplay: Soori
    • Best Supporting Actor: Rangayana Raghu
    • Best Female Playback Singer: M. D. Pallavi Arun[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Newcomers rule box office". Indiaglitz.com. 27 July 2007. Retrieved 2 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Vijay's best days are here 4 June 2007.
  3. ^ Crew behind. Chitraloka.com. Retrieved on 2015-11-28.
  4. ^ "Duniya" – Kannada Movie. seattlekannadasangha.org

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