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Bhageerathi

(ಭಾಗೀರತಿ)
8th June 2012- Drama
The story, based on Kerege Haara, revolves around Bhageerathi who marries Madevaraya (Kishore). She wants him to dig a lake in Kallanakeri village to which he agrees. But the water body remains dry due to lack of rain. Village priest tells Mallana Gowda (Srinath) that to get the lake filled with water, he has to sacrfifice one of his daughters-in-law. Mallana Gowda has two — Mallavva (Tara) and Bhageerathi (Bhavana). It's Bhageerathi who is ready to get sacrificed.
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Movie Details

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Movie NameBhageerathi
Original Language Nameಭಾಗೀರತಿ
Year2012
Release Date8th June 2012
Languages Kannada
StorylineThe story, based on Kerege Haara, revolves around Bhageerathi who marries Madevaraya (Kishore). She wants him to dig a lake in Kallanakeri village to which he agrees. But the water body remains dry due to lack of rain. Village priest tells Mallana Gowda (Srinath) that to get the lake filled with water, he has to sacrfifice one of his daughters-in-law. Mallana Gowda has two — Mallavva (Tara) and Bhageerathi (Bhavana). It's Bhageerathi who is ready to get sacrificed.
Story SummaryBhagirathi (Bhavana) dreams of a tank for her village and inspired by her, Maadevaraya (Kishore), the son of Mallanagowda (Srinath), convinces his father to construct one for the community. When Maadevaraya and Bhagirathi fall in love, class differences come in the way. But when they decide to end their lives, Mallanagowda is moved to solemnise their marriage on the tank's site.

As fate would have it, the tank remains dry and the priest advises Mallanagowda to sacrifice of one of his daughters-in-law. The lot falls on Bhagirathi. On learning what has happened to his young wife, Maadevaraya ends his life in the tank.
Run Time143 Mins


Movie Crew

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Writer (Screenplay)Baraguru Ramachandrappa
Music DirectorV Manohar
ProducerB K Srinivas
CinematographyHarish Sondekoppa
Writer (Lyrics)Baraguru Ramachandrappa
Writer (Dialogue)Baraguru Ramachandrappa
Film EditingSuresh Urs
Assistant DirectorAmar, Indu Krishna
Art DirectorMohan B Kere
ChoreographyHarini Madan
MakeupRaju
Playback SingerAbhimanyu, Anuradha Bhat, Rajesh Krishnan, Kushal, Archana Udupa, Ravishankar gowda, Chinthan Vikas
Production ManagerS Raju
StillsV Chandrashekhar
Publicity DesignSai
Director (Associate)Praveen, Nataraj Shivu
Production (Banner)Sri Harsha Productions
PresenterP Kirshna Prasad
Sound Recording (Songs)N Vasudevan
Sound Recording (Dialogues)Jayashankar
Sound Recording (Rerecording)N Vasudevan
Public RelationsSudheendra Venkatesh
Costume DesignNagaraj


Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Based on the Story "Kerege Haara"


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