Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu

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Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Kannada film Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu promotional poster.jpg
Promotional poster
ಗೋಧಿ ಬಣ್ಣ ಸಾಧಾರಣ ಮೈಕಟ್ಟು
Directed byHemanth Rao
Produced byPushkara Mallikarjunaiah
Written byHemanth Rao
StarringAnant Nag
Rakshit Shetty
Vasishta N. Simha
Sruthi Hariharan
Music byCharan Raj
CinematographyNandakishore Neelakanta Rao
Edited bySrikanth Shroff
Production
company
Pushkar Films
Lost & Found Films
Release date
  • 3 June 2016 (2016-06-03)[1]
Running time
144 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada
Budget1.2 crore[2]
Box office12–15 crore[3]

Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu (Kannada: ಗೋಧಿ ಬಣ್ಣ ಸಾಧಾರಣ ಮೈಕಟ್ಟು: Wheatish Complexion Moderately Build) is a 2016 Indian Kannada drama film written and directed by Hemanth Rao, making his debut, and produced by Pushkara Mallikarjun under Pushkar Films. The film stars Anant Nag and Rakshit Shetty in the lead roles with Achyuth Kumar, Sruthi Hariharan, Vasishta N. Simha and Ravikiran portraying supporting roles.[4] Has become commercial hit at the box-office.[3]

The film revolves around Venkob Rao, a middle-aged man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, going missing. His son Shiva who is worried by his father's disappearance embarks on a search with a female doctor. Venkob gets entangled with a killer who has committed a murder. The rest of the film involves whether Shiva finds his father or not.

The film's score and soundtrack were composed by Charan Raj. The film's cinematography and editing was handled by Nanda Kishore and Srikanth Shroff respectively. The film had a worldwide release on June 3, 2016. Upon release, the film received positive critical response and became successful at the box-office. The film was remade in Tamil in 2018 as 60 Vayadu Maaniram.

Plot[edit]

Venkob Rao (Anant Nag) suffers from Alzheimer's and has been admitted to an old age home by his career driven son Shiva (Rakshit Shetty). Now settled in Mumbai, Shiva has come down to Bengaluru for a business meeting, the outcome of which could fulfill his long standing dream of moving to the United States. Venkob Rao goes missing when Shiva takes him out shopping.

Meanwhile, a local civil servant is murdered while uncovering a land scam and Ranga (Vasishta N. Simha) is entrusted with making the murder seem like an accident. With Venkob Rao going missing, Shiva is forced to confront the decisions he has made in the past when his dream of going abroad is all but realized.

He begins looking for Venkob Rao reluctantly with the help of doctor Sahana (Sruthi Hariharan) from the old age home. Along this long journey, Shiva starts discovering little facets of his father's personality while forging a friendship with doctor Sahana. A clueless Venkob Rao ends up crossing paths with Ranga and his annoying young assistant Manja (Ravikiran) who are in the process of disposing the body of the civil servant. Kumar, (Achyuta Kumar) a good samaritan returning home, gets entangled with Ranga, Manja and Venkob Rao. Shiva's search for Venkob Rao allows him to find all that's missing in his life while Ranga in Venkob Rao's presence finds something that he had lost years ago.

Ranga, Manja and Venkob stay in Kumar's home. Ranga threatens the family with death if they expose the truth about the murder to the police. To cover up the murder, however, Ranga's boss orders Ranga to kill Kumar, his family and Manja, which Ranga reluctantly accepts. However, he doesn't proceed with the murder and lies that he has to his boss. Manja is in love with a dancer Reshma who happens to be a cohort of Ranga's boss. Manja inadvertently reveals that Ranga has not carried out the murder by telling Reshma this. When Ranga's boss comes to know that he has not committed the murder, he sends a cop to murder Ranga. In the fight that ensues, the cop shoots Ranga who manages to kill the cop before dying. Deeply saddened by the death of Ranga, Manja avenges his death by killing his boss and Reshma.

After this, Kumar who sees the missing poster of Venkob Rao calls Shiva and informs him about the whereabouts of his father. Shiva emotionally reunites with his father and also marries Sahana.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Having announced of making the film in 2014, Hemanth Rao, who made his debut as a director with the film, began filming 11 January 2015. The first schedule of the shooting took place predominantly in Bengaluru featuring lead actors Anant Nag and Rakshit Shetty. With Sruthi Hariharan, Achyuth Kumar and joining Vasishta N. Simha, the next schedule began on 19 January.[4] Vasishta was initially in talks to play the character that Rakshit Shetty played in the film.[5] Rao revealed that Nag plays the role of Venkob Rao, a regular office-goer in Bengaluru in the 1970s, who after having worked at the same company for over 40 years, goes missing.[6] It was revealed in September 2015 that Nag would be portraying an Alzheimer's patient.[7] Talking about his what inspired him to choose such a subject, he said, "As a kid, I used to watch the missing reports on television news. The following day, I used to wonder what happened to those who had gone missing the previous day - were they found? When I started meeting people who have had people go missing in their family, I realized that, for the family, the lack of closure about the person who has gone away is the most important aspect. While this was one thread of the story, the other important element is the relationship between a father and a son, something that I have always been fascinated with."[8]

Soundtrack[edit]

Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
Soundtrack album by
Released16 March 2016
Recorded2015–2016
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length33:16
LanguageKannada
LabelPushkar Films
Charan Raj chronology
Mandya to Mumbai
(2015)
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
(2016)
Pushpaka Vimana
(2016)

Charan Raj scored the film's music and for its soundtrack. The soundtrack album consists of nine tracks.[9] The album was released on digital platforms such as Hungama, iTunes and Wynk Music on 16 March 2016, on a revenue-sharing basis.[10]

No.TitleLyricsArtist(s)Length
1."Naa Ee Sanjege"Rakshit ShettySiddhanth, Sharanya4:04
2."Komala Henne"Dhananjay RanjanJob Kurian K.4:04
3."Ranga Bhoomiya"Kiran KaverappaHaricharan3:33
4."Katheyondu Shuruvaagide"SharathArun Kamath, Sparsha R. K.3:46
5."Ayomaya"Dhananjay RanjanSiddhanth, Inchara Rao3:25
6."Ale Moodide"Sudarshan D. C.Sooraj Santhosh3:53
7."Gaasi Gumma"Dhananjay RanjanCharan Raj, Ananya Suresh3:36
8."Mouna"Dhananjay RanjanDeepak Doddera3:09
Total length:33:16

Remake[edit]

Prakash Raj has purchased the rights to remake the movie in Tamil, Telugu[11] and Hindi.[12] The film has been remade in Tamil as 60 Vayadu Maaniram (2018) with Prakash Raj.[13]

Awards[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref(s)
Best Film
Pushkar Films
Lost & Found Films
Nominated [14]
Best Direction
Nominated
Best Actor
Won
Best Actress
Nominated
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Won
Best Music Director
Nominated
Best Actress (critics)
Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu Kannada Movie, Wiki, Story, Review, Release Date, Trailers - Filmibeat". filmibeat.com. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Actor-director Rakshit Shetty feels the challenge ahead is to keep the audience occupied". The Economic Times. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Sandalwood 2016: Highest-grossing Kannada movies of 2016 at the box office". www.ibtimes.co.in.
  4. ^ a b Sharadhaa A. (11 January 2015). "Hemanth to Start Rolling Dream Project". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Godhi Banna... has put me in the ideal place - Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  6. ^ Sharadhaa A. (25 May 2015). "Anant Nag Still Has Starry Clout". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  7. ^ Suresh, Sunayana (21 September 2015). "Godhi Banna... talks about Alzheimers". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  8. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/sandalwood/080616/hemanth-rao-and-the-masters-of-film-verse.html
  9. ^ "Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". iTunes. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  10. ^ Sharadhaa, A. (23 March 2016). "Godhi Banna...Ditches Label Takes Music Online". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  11. ^ "Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu to be made in Tamil and Telugu - Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan & Prakash Raj To Come Together For GBSM Remake?". filmibeat.com. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  13. ^ https://silverscreen.in/tamil/news/radha-mohan-prakash-raj-ilaiyaraaja-arubadhu-vayadhu-maaniram/
  14. ^ Winners: 64th Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 (South)

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