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Mussanje maatu
Directed by Mussanje Mahesh
Produced by Suresh Jain
Written by Mussanje Mahesh
Music by V. Sridhar
Cinematography Sundarnath Suvarna
Edited by Sri Crazymindz
Release date
  • 16 May 2008 (2008-05-16)
Country India
Language Kannada

Mussanjemaatu (Kannada: ಮುಸ್ಸಂಜೆಮಾತು) is a 2008 Romantic film starring Sudeep and Ramya. The film was directed by Mussanje Mahesh. The movie is produced by Suresh Jain. The music of the film was launched on 4 April 2008.[1] The movie was released on 16 May 2008 in India. And also released in United States.[2] In United States San Jose on 27 June 2008,[2] in New Jersey on 11 July 2008,[2] in Dallas on 26 July 2008,[2] in Atlanta on 9 August 2008,[2] in Los Angeles on 24 August 2008,[2] in Laurel on 20 September 2008,[2] in Novi on 27 September 2008,[2] in Houston on 11 October 2008,[2] in Seattle on 18 October 2008,[2] in Boston on 26 October 2008,[2] in Cary on 8 November 2008[2] and in Milpitas on 13 March 2010.[2] And also released in Canada - Toronto on 30 November 2008.[2] Mussanje Maatu has been remade in Bengali with the name Achena Prem which was released on 8 July 2011.


The film revolves around the life of a Radio Jockey, Pradeep (Sudeep), who runs a radio programme called "Mussange Maathu" for depressed people. Tanu (Ramya) is a depressed girl who comes to Bangalore to live with her friend (Anu) and to find a new life. One day she calls Pradeep's radio programme and becomes very impressed by his suggestion.

Meanwhile, Pradeep and his team go to the streets of Bangalore to raise funds, to help a diseased person. There, He comes across Tanu and both become good friends, as days pass by.

Actually, Pradeep has been in love with Tanu since the very first moment he saw her on a train journey from Hubli to Bangalore. However, she doesn't realize his love for her and is about to get married to another person. Whether Pradeep is able express his love forms the rest of the story.



Soundtrack album by V. Sridhar
Released 4 April 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 36:39
Label Jhankar Music

V. Sridhar composed the film's background score and music for its soundtrack, who also wrote the lyrics for three tracks; Kaviraj, Revanna, V. Manohar, Bhaskar Gubbi and Ram Narayan wrote lyrics for one track each. The soundtrack album consists of eight tracks.[3]

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Enaagali" V. Sridhar Sonu Nigam 5:56
2. "Akasha Bhoomi" V. Sridhar Shreya Ghoshal 4:33
3. "Anuraga Aralo" Kaviraj Karthik 5:38
4. "Hethavala Muddu" Revanna Nanditha 2:42
5. "Kaddalu Manasanna" V. Manohar Kunal Ganjawala 4:54
6. "Mussanje Mathali" Bhaskar Gubbi Hemanth Kumar 3:02
7. "Ninna Nodalentho" Ram Narayan Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal 4:46
8. "Oh Hrudaya" V. Sridhar Udit Narayan 5:08
Total length: 36:39

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Awards won 2
Nominations 9

56th Filmfare Awards South :-

Remake of Mussanje Maatu in Bengali Achena Prem[edit]

Mussanje Maatu has been remade in Bengali with the name Achena Prem which was released on 8 July 2011.[6] The director, producer,music director and lyricist all are different. Surprisingly the fact that it is a remake of the Kannada movie has not been mentioned either on the Achena Prem's official website or in other reviews/articles on the internet.[7][8][9] 2 Kannada songs have been retained in the Bengali version. The Bengali version of the song "Enagali Munde Saagu Nee" is "Kar Mone te ki Swopno Thake" and "Ninna Nodalento" is "Tomake Bhebe Mon" and are available on YouTube.


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