Vaalee (film)

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ವಾಲಿ
Vaalee Kannada Movie.jpg
Directed byS. Mahendar
Produced byRamesh Yadav
Screenplay byS. Mahendar
Story byS. J. Suryah
StarringSudeep
Poonam Singar
Music byRajesh Ramanath
CinematographySundarnath Suvarna
Edited byP.R. Soundar Raj
Release date
  • 19 October 2001 (2001-10-19)[1]
Running time
159 min
CountryIndia
LanguageKannada

Vaalee is a 2001 Kannada romance-thriller-drama film directed by S. Mahendar featuring Sudeep and Poonam Singar in the lead roles. The film features background score and soundtrack composed by Rajesh Ramanath and lyrics by K. Kalyan. The film released on 19 October 2001. This film is remake of Tamil movie Vaali.[2]

Plot[edit]

Deva and Shiva (both played by Sudeep) are twins. Deva, the elder, is deaf and mute. But he is a genius, an expert at lip-reading and the head of a successful advertising company. Shiva loves and trusts his brother. Priya (Poonam Singar) wants to marry only someone who is an ex-smoker, an ex-drunkard and ditched by a girl but still pining for her. Learning this, Shiva invents an old romance between him and Sona and finds his way into Priya's heart.

Deva meanwhile chances upon Priya and becomes obsessed with attaining her. His obsession continues even after his younger brother gets married to the girl of his dreams and he devises various means of getting close to Priya and keeping Shiva and her separated. Some of the methods Deva uses to woo Priya are masochistic (wounding his hand by the running car engine to stop the couple’s first night) and psychotic (trying to kill his brother in so many ways).

Priya realises the not-so-honourable intentions Deva has towards her but Shiva refuses to believe her and has full faith in his brother. He even goes as far as to take Priya to a psychiatrist. To get away from it all, Shiva and Priya go on a long-delayed honeymoon. But Deva shows up there too. Shiva watches Deva kissing the photo of Priya and realises Priya was right all along. While Shiva is away, Priya has to take care of Deva. Deva beats Shiva mercilessly, packs the unconscious Shiva in a gunny bag and throws him in a lorry.

Deva disguises himself as Shiva and goes near Priya. Priya comes to know he is Deva and escapes from him before shooting him with her revolver. Deva falls in pool and dies. Deva's soul talks about his inability to express his feeling as he was mute. Shiva comes and she narrates the whole incident to him. Both of them hug each other tearfully.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Vaalee
Soundtrack album by
Released
2001
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LanguageKannada
LabelAnand Audio
ProducerRajesh Ramnath (Original tunes reused)

Soundtrack is composed by Rajesh Ramnath reusing all the tunes from the original Tamil version which was originally composed by Deva.[3]

No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."O Sona O Sona"K. KalyanHariharan and Sudeep 
2."Vasantha Maasadalli"K. KalyanSudeep, Unni Krishnan and Anuradha Sriram 
3."Dil Meri Dil"K. KalyanGurukiran and Ganga 
4."Mele Chandrana"K. KalyanAnuradha Sriram and Rajesh 
5."Chandirana Hididu"K. KalyanUnni Krishnan and Anuradha Sriram 

[4]

Awards[edit]

Totals
Awards won 0
Nominations 3

Filmfare Awards South :-

References[edit]

  1. ^ nethrananda-c 3 years ago (19 October 2001). "Vaalee - Kannada Movie Reviews, Trailers, Wallpapers, Photos, Cast & Crew, Story & Synopsis". entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  2. ^ "19 years of Ajith's Vaali -Things you din't know about the blockbuster". Suryan FM. 14 April 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ "DOWNLOAD VAALEE (KANNADA) SONGS, MP3 songs of VAALEE (KANNADA), Music, Songs, MP3 songs, Actor, Actress, Star cast, videos, Movie Songs". bsnl.hungama.com. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Vaalee (2001) - Soundtracks - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
  5. ^ a b c "The 49th Annual Filmfare Awards - South Nominees". downloads.movies.indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.

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