Karanji (film)

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Kaaranji
Release date
  • 12 June 2009 (2009-06-12)
Country India
Language Kannada

Kaaranji is 2009 Kannada language film directed by debutante director Shreedhar. This is a story of five youngsters who are passionate about music. It's the story of a band troupe, headed by Viji (Vijaya Raghavendra), which struggles to grow as it faces one problem after the other. First, it faces embarrassment in a hotel when the band members sing a Kannada number. Then there is rift among the members when Viji gets to know Vasumathi (Gauri Karnik). The troupe also faces the problem of finding a female singer for `Music Challenge 2008' contest. But it comes out of all the problems and wins laurels. How?

Cast[edit]

It stars Vijaya Raghavendra and Bollywood actress Gauri Karnik.

Director Shreedhar[edit]

Shreedhar, before achieving the sobriquet Karaanji in the world of Cinema had a successful stint in the field of journalism, events, advertisement, brand consultancy and entrepreneurship. He is acclaimed for his lateral, contemporary and out-of-the-box thinking. His real passion led him to academically learn Theatre Arts. However, theatre was just a door way for his creative spark to enter Television and Cinema Industry-his true love.

He worked for over a dozen Kannada Movies as an associate script writer and content writer with some of the renowned names in the industry. The Screen bug had bitten him big time. He also produced and directed television serials for reputed Kannada TV channels. At the same time, he aligned his social concern with his filmy dreams and that’s how “GOD’S NIGHT OUT” came alive! Who better than thespian artiste Dr. Rajkumar to initiate something noble and humble?! So a programme in aid of an old age home was conducted. The event was a phenomenal successful and a fulfilling experience.

Encashing on his experience in advertising, he took a big leap and ventured into Film Promotions and In Movie Branding. He did branding for some major movies.

His love for music had introduced him to a lot of musicians and one of them was the young and talented Apernit Singh, who is also India’s fastest guitarist. •The next big thing that happened was “GANDHI SMILES”. He was involved throughout the process of movie making. It shared the first place award with “Puttakkana Highway” Kannada movie in 4th Bengaluru International Film Festival held in Bengaluru. And finally he found his destination in the art of Film Making. He debuted as a director with the KANNADA movie “KAARANJI”, which is one of its kind musical movies in the Kannada Film Industry and won the MIRCHI BEST MUSIC AWARD.Released on 12-06-2009. •He next movie critically acclaimed “LIFT MAN”, a unique KANNADA movie inspired by a lift operator from a state Govt. administrative building.Screened and appreciated in several International film festivals.Released on 12-05-2017. •His third KANNADA movie is “JAALI BAARU MATTU POLI HUDUGARU”, a comedy thriller entertainer which is written,produced,directed by him under his entertainment company SILVER FEATHER and also distributed with his same company.Released on 03-11-2017. •Has done documentaries for the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dept. of Agriculture and Krushi Mission.Karnataka. •Has been a media consultant/media planner for several organisations. •Has directed television commercials.

Director[edit]

KAARANJI,LIFT MAN AND JAALI BAARU MATTU POLI HUDUGARU.

Writer[edit]

KAARANJI,LIFT MAN AND JAALI BAARU MATTU POLI HUDUGARU.

Producer[edit]

JAALI BAARU MATTU POLI HUDUGARU

Distrubutor[edit]

ARJUN REDDY(Telugu Movie for MYSURU(MMCH),KARNATAKA) JAALI BAARU MATTU POLI HUDUGARU.

Music[edit]

The score for this film by Veera Samarth, a promising newcomer in Kannada film Industry. Film has 14 tracks based on works of popular writers like Santha Shishunala Sharif, T. P. Kailasam, N.K. Hanumanthaiah, Dr. H.S. Venkateshamurthy, Chi. Udaya Shankar, Satish Tiptur, Raghavendra Kamath, Sridhar and S.S. Kulkarni.

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