Ujwadu

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Ujwadu
Directed by Kasargod Chinna
Produced by KJ Dhananjaya
Anuradha Padiyar
Written by Gopalakrishna Pai
Music by V. Manohar
Cinematography Utpal Nayanar
Edited by Suresh Urs
Production
company
Mithra Media Pvt. Ltd
Release date
  • 14 October 2011 (2011-10-14) (India)
Country India
Language Konkani
Budget Rs.45 laks

Ujwadu is a 2011 Konkani film directed by Kasargod Chinna and produced by KJ Dhananjaya and Anuradha Padiyar as the third film ever produced in the GSB Konkani language and attempts to showcase Konkani Saraswatha tradition and culture.

Released 14 October 2011, and with music by V Manohar, the film stars Shivadhwaj, Neethu, Sadashiv Brahmavar, Sandhya Pai, Prameela Nesargi, Dr. Ananth Prabhu and Umashree.

Plot[edit]

Ujwadu depicts the story of simple happy-go-lucky Gowda Saraswat Brahmins way of life with turmoil and struggle within.

Cast[edit]

  • Umashree
  • Shivadhwaj
  • Neethu
  • Sadashiv Brahmavar
  • Sandhya Pai
  • Prameela Nesargi
  • Dr. Ananth Prabhu
  • Srinivas Sheshgiri Prabhu ( as Gajju)

Production[edit]

Ujwadu took off with its Muhurat in Bangalore on 22 April 2011 at Kumaraswamy Lay Out. Celebrities from Kannada Film world including Girish Kasaravalli, T. S. Nagabharana, Jayamala, Umashree and Dr. K. Ramesh Kamath who produced and directed Konkani film in the early Eighties namely ‘Jana Mana’. 'Ujwadu' has been cleared by the Regional Censor Board and granted U certificate,[1]

The film was shot around Karkala and Mangalore, and is the Third film of GSB Konkani language. Prior to its release, the only two GSB Konkani films produced were Tapaswini and Jana Mana.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "www.khojlive.com/konkani_News.htm". Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. ^ "www.gsbkonkani.net/konkani.htm". Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  • Konknni Cholchitram, Isidore Dantas, 2010
  • 50 Years of Konkani Cinema, Andrew Greno Viegas, 2000
  • www.indiaglitz.com/channels/Kannada/article/69972.html