|Directed by||Ramesh Arvind|
|Produced by||Ajay Chandani|
|Written by||Rajendra Karanth|
|Based on||Fleur de cactus and Cactus Flower (1969)|
|Edited by||P. R. Soundar Rajan|
Sathyavan Savithri (Kannada: ಸತ್ಯವಾನ್ ಸಾವಿತ್ರಿ) is a 2007 Kannada comedy film directed by Ramesh Aravind and produced by Ajay Chandani for Ajay Films banner. The story written by Rajendra Karanth, is inspired by a famous French play Fleur de cactus by Pierre Barillet and Jean-Pierre Gredy which was also made in English as Cactus Flower (1969) and Hindi as Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005).
- Ramesh Aravind as Sathyavan
- Jennifer Kotwal as Monisha
- Daisy Bopanna as Subbulakshmi
- Mohan Shankar
- Komal Kumar
- H. G. Dattatreya
- Sadashiva Brahmavar
- Sundar Raj
- Shobha Raghavendra
- Pal Chandani
The film is all about the hilarious incidents that happen in a dentist Sathyavan's (Ramesh Aravind) life who is a big time flirt and never believes in marriage. His grandfather (Dattatreya) plays a game of handing over his luxurious property to a charitable trust if he does not heed to the request of marriage. Sathyavan meets a girl Monisha (Jennifer Kotwal) and tries to woo her for marriage. Meanwhile, another girl Subbulakshmi (Daisy Bopanna) comes into his life as his secretary and the proceedings lies on whom Sathyavan chooses to marry.
The music was composed by Gurukiran for Anand Audio company. The audio was launched and released to the market on 13 June 2007. The song "Dr. Sathya" is heavily inspired from Barbie Girl song performed by Danish-based dance group Aqua.
|1.||"Dr. Sathya"||Kaviraj||Gurukiran, Chaitra H. G.|
|2.||"First Time Ninna Nodidaaga"||Kaviraj||Lakshmi Manmohan|
|3.||"Hello Boys"||Rajendra Karanth||Apoorva Sridhar, L. N. Shastry, Gurukiran|
Upon release, the film met with favorable critical reviews for its comical content and character portrayals. Rediff.com reviewed with 3.5 stars saying the film is hilarious and is an enjoyable fare for family audiences. Deccan Herald reviewed saying the film is a clean entertainer.