Prithvi (2010 film)

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Directed by Jacob Varghese
Produced by Rajakumar N. S.
Soorappa Babu
Starring Puneeth Rajkumar
Music by Manikanth Kadri
Cinematography Sathya. P
Edited by Kishore Te.
Release date
  • 23 April 2010 (2010-04-23)
Running time
134 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada

Prithvi is a 2010 Indian Kannada language film directed by Jacob Varghese, produced by N.S Rajkumar, starring Puneeth Rajkumar and Parvathi in lead roles. Manikanth Kadri composed the music of the film.


Prithvi Kumar is an honest young IAS Officer who works as District Commissioner for Bellary District. His main aim is to eradicate the ongoing corruption in the District and stick to his principles: honesty and corruption-free administration.

Once he takes office, he discovers that the people of the area are drinking contaminated water, that is polluted by unstoppable illegal mining companies, daily. He notices that people fall ill due to the polluted water and foresees the future may be very critical if the people continue to have the same water for drinking.

His mission is to find out the reason behind the polluted water. He seizes all illegal mining companies around Bellary with no mercy. As a result, Bellary Mining Lords try to kill him.

How Prithvi reacts to Bellary Mining Lords conspiracy, even dare to question Government's decision and be successful in his mission against illegal mining companies is the further story of the film.



Soundtrack album by Manikanth Kadri
Released June 2010 (2010-06)
Genre Feature film soundtrack

The music for the film is scored by Manikanth Kadri.

Track # Song Singer(s) Length Location
1 "Hejjegondu Hejje" Swetha Mohan, Tippu
2 "Nenapidu Nenapidu" Karthik, Shruthi Haasan Wadi Rum and Jerash, Jordan
3 "Ku Ku Kogileyinda" Rajesh Krishnan, Sunidhi Chauhan
4 "Ninagende Visheshavaada" Hamshika Iyer, Kunal Ganjawala Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan
5 "Hagella Nee Nodabeda" Anitha, Haricharan
6 "Jagave Ninadu" Asif Akbar, Benny Dayal, Sindhuja Rajaram
7 "Ninagende" Martin Visser
8 "Hejjegondu Hejje" Benny Dayal, Asif Akbar, Sindhuja Rajaram


The movie ran for 8 weeks in Main Theater Sagar and additional 2 weeks in Menaka (10 weeks). The movie was critically acclaimed & became hit in A centers and multiplex but flopped in B & C Centres. The movie attained cult status after being telecasted in TV .

The movie was dubbed in Malayalam and Telugu as Prithvi IAS.