Rama Shama Bhama

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Rama Shama Bhama
Rama Shama Bhama (movie poster).jpg
Directed by Ramesh Aravind
Produced by K. Manju
Written by Yeshwant Sardeshpande, Rajendra Karanth (dialogues)
Screenplay by Ramesh Aravind
Based on Sathi Leelavathi (1995)
by Balu Mahendra
Music by Gurukiran
Cinematography P. K. H. Das
Edited by Nagendra Urs
Lakshmishree Combines
Release date
  • 9 December 2005 (2005-12-09)
Running time
141 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada

Rama Shama Bhama (Kannada: ರಾಮ ಶಾಮ ಭಾಮ) is a 2005 Indian Kannada language comedy film directed by Ramesh Aravind making his directorial debut and the film stars himself in lead role with Kamal Haasan, Urvasi, Daisy Bopanna and Shruti portraying supporting roles.

The film revolves around a married cartoonist Rama who has an affair with Priya. When she finds out about his personal life, she still continuously pursues him. Rest of the film revolves around Rama reuniting with his wife who plans it with the help of his friend. The film was produced by K. Manju. The cinematography and editing was handled by PKH Dass and Nagendra Urs. The film's soundtrack was composed by Gurukiran.

The film was a remake of the 1995 Tamil film, Sathi Leelavathi. The film was critical and a commercial success, and completed a 16-week run at a theatre in Bangalore.[1][2]



This film marked the directorial debut of actor Ramesh Arvind. It also marked the appearance of Kamal Haasan in Kannada films after 17 years.[3]


Rama Shama Bhama
2005 Kannada film Rama Shama Bhama album cover.jpg
Soundtrack cover
Soundtrack album by Gurukiran
Released 2005
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Ashwini Audio

Gurukiran composed the background score and soundtrack music for the film. The lyrics for the soundtracks were penned by Kaviraj and Goturi. The album has two soundtracks.[1]

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Pade Pade Nenapade" Kaviraj Chithra, Ramesh Chandra  
2. "Jopana Raathri" Goturi Shamitha Malnad, Gurukiran, Gururaj Hoskote  

Critical reception[edit]

Upon theatrical release, the film opened to positive reviews from critics. The film was praised mainly for the performances of Kamal Haasan and Ramesh Aravind, with the former speaking in the Hubli dialect of Kannada in the film. The dialogues and screenplay also received praise. Writing for Rediff, R. G. Vijayasarathy wrote, "Ramesh wields the megaphone for the first time and comes out in flying colours." He praised the performances of the actors and the dialogues, and concluded calling the film "a wholesome family entertainer."[4] Sify.com reviewed the film and wrote, "Kamal Hassan has scored full marks with Hubli- Dharwad accent and perfect histrionics required for a comedy riot." and added, "Camera of P K H Das and catchy dialogues by Yeshwanth Sardeshpande are added attractions."[5] S. N. Deepak of Deccan Herald reviewed the film and praised the performances of all the actors, the camerawork and the dialogues.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Rama Shama Bhama (2005)". kannadamoviesinfo.wordpress.com. 11 November 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Comedy in flying colours". The Hindu. 3 March 2006. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kamal Haasan back after 16 years.". The Hindu. 18 March 2005. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Full marks to Rama Shama Bhaama". rediff.com. 12 December 2005. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Rama Shama Bhama review". sify.com. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Rama Shama Bhama review". Deccan Herald. 11 December 2005. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 

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