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Hoomale poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar
Produced by K. S. Usha Rao
Written by Ramesh Aravind
Starring Ramesh Aravind
Suman Nagarkar
Music by Ilayaraja
Cinematography G. S. Bhaskar
Edited by B. S. Kemparaj
Distributed by Parivarthana
Release date
Running time
145 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada

Hoomale (Kannada: ಹೂಮಳೆ, English: The Shower of Flowers) is a 1998 Indian Kannada language feature film directed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar and written by Ramesh Aravind. The film, besides Ramesh, stars Suman Nagarkar, H. G. Dattatreya, Sorat Ashwath and B. V. Radha in prominent roles. Produced by K. S. Usha Rao, the film was highly appraised by critics upon release and went on to win many awards and accolades including the much coveted National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada. Actor Ramesh won in the Best Actor category at the Karnataka State Film Awards and Filmfare Awards South.

The movie is shot in Assam and Bengaluru.[1]


It is a love story in the backdrop of terrorism set in Assam.


The music of the movie is composed by Ilayaraja.

No. Title Lyrics Singers Length
1. "Hoomale Hoomale" Nagathihalli Chandrashekar Rajkumar  
2. "Preethiya Gellalu" K. Kalyan Ilayaraja, Nagathihalli Chandrashekar  
3. "Jhum Jhum Jhenkarava" K. Kalyan SPB Charan, Manjula Gururaj  
4. "O Mahaniyare" K. Kalyan SPB Charan, Manjula Gururaj, Raju Ananthaswamy  
5. "Hennigondu Gandu Beku" K. Kalyan SPB Charan, Chandrika Gururaj, B. Jayashree, Manjula Gururaj, Raju Ananthaswamy, Nagathihalli Chandrashekar  
6. "Nanna Muddu Rambe" K. Kalyan S. P. Balasubrahmanyam  


  • Won National Award for the Best Film in Regional Category.[2]
  • Filmfare Award Best Actor
  • Filmfans Association Award Best Actor
  • Karnataka State Award Best Actor


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