|Directed by||K. Madesh|
|Produced by||Parvathamma Rajkumar|
|Music by||V. Harikrishna|
|Edited by||Deepu S. Kumar|
|Box office||₹15 crore (US$2.2 million)|
Hudugaru (Kannada:ಹುಡುಗರು) is a 2011 Kannada-language drama film directed by K. Madesh, starring Puneeth Rajkumar, Yogesh, Srinagar Kitty and Radhika Pandit in the lead roles. The film, which is a remake of the successful 2010 Tamil film Naadodigal, was produced by Parvathamma Rajkumar, with V. Harikrishna having composed the soundtrack and Satya Hegde was the cinematographer. The film released on 5 May 2011 and performed well at the box office similar to Puneeth's previous film Jackie.
The film earned Puneeth Rajkumar Filmfare Best Actor Award in Kannada.
Three youths – Prabhu, Chandru and Siddesh (Puneeth Rajakumar, Srinagara Kitty and Yogesh respectively) aspiring for government job, computer center and to settle in Dubai are struck with a bad luck in life when Sudhir (Vishal Hegde), a best friend of Prabhu falls in love with the daughter of a business tycoon.[clarification needed]
Prabhu with his best friends Chandru and Siddesh decide to kidnap the daughter of business tycoon so that his friend Sudhir (son of former MP) lives happily. In the process of kidnap of Sushma fiancé of Sudhir – Prabhu is hit badly on his forehead, Chandru loses his right leg and Siddesh becomes deaf.
It is not just that in the life of trios. The destiny is very bad when they are back to their native place. Prabhu loses his lover for someone, Siddesh is sent out from the home, Chandru losing a leg finds Pavitra, sister of Prabhu for his life.
The story takes a curious turn when the marriage out of struggle between Sudhir and Sushma breaks up. The trio goes back to the same place where they received brutal injuries and question the lovers on separation.
- Puneeth Rajkumar as Prabhu
- Yogesh as Siddesh
- Srinagar Kitty as Chandru
- Radhika Pandit as Gayathri
- Abhinaya as Pavithra
- Vishal Hegde as Sudhir
- Ramya Barna as Sushma
- Rangayana Raghu
- Sadhu Kokila
- Shivarudra Naik - kanakapura
- Vanitha Vasu
- Srinivas Prabhu
- Gururaj Hoskote
Character map of remakes
|Shambo Shiva Shambo
|Ithu Nammude Katha
The film released on 5 May 2011 in around 130 plus cinema screens all over Karnataka. Also efforts are being made to release the film in overseas market in the month of May. The film has been sold to various distributors in the state for fancy prices and is slated to be on par with Puneet's earlier mega hit film Jackie.
It got great response from both audiences and critics. It grossed ₹15 crores.
|1||"Naa Board Irada Bus (Pankaja)"||V. Harikrishna, Mamta Sharma, Naveen Madhav||Yogaraj Bhat|
|2||"Neerinalli Sanna Ale"||Sonu Nigam, Sunitha Upadrashta||Jayanth Kaikini|
|3||"Yen Chandane Hudugi"||Sukhwinder Singh, Kailash Kher, Vijay Prakash, Priya Himesh||V. Nagendra Prasad|
|4||"Shambo Shiva Shambo"||Shankar Mahadevan||V. Nagendra Prasad|
|5||"Neerinalli Sanna Ale"||Sunitha Gopuraj||Jayanth Kaikini|
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