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Olave Mandara

(ಒಲವೇ ಮಂದಾರ)
21st January 2011- Drama, Family, Romance
Srikanth (Srikanth), son of a rich industrialist (Nazer), falls in love with Preethi (Akanksha Mansukhani) from Assam. He decides to run away from Bangalore to Assam to meet his lady love. On the way, Srikanth faces the realities of life when he comes across a farmer couple sharing their lunch and a thief (Sadhu Kokila) with a `sacred heart’. All these incidents change his perception of life. He is also moved by the way Rathna (Rangayana Raghu), a cobbler, takes his disabled wife Nanji (Veena Sundar) to Varanasi by pulling a bullock cart, to fulfil her desire of a darshan of Kashi Vishwanath. While Rathna loses Nanji at Varanasi, Srikanth finds his lady love getting married to another person when he reaches her village, Ranigaon, in Assam
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Director: Jayatheertha


Movie Cast

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Movie Details

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Movie NameOlave Mandara
Original Language Nameಒಲವೇ ಮಂದಾರ
Year2011
Release Date21st January 2011
Languages Kannada
StorylineSrikanth (Srikanth), son of a rich industrialist (Nazer), falls in love with Preethi (Akanksha Mansukhani) from Assam. He decides to run away from Bangalore to Assam to meet his lady love. On the way, Srikanth faces the realities of life when he comes across a farmer couple sharing their lunch and a thief (Sadhu Kokila) with a `sacred heart’. All these incidents change his perception of life. He is also moved by the way Rathna (Rangayana Raghu), a cobbler, takes his disabled wife Nanji (Veena Sundar) to Varanasi by pulling a bullock cart, to fulfil her desire of a darshan of Kashi Vishwanath. While Rathna loses Nanji at Varanasi, Srikanth finds his lady love getting married to another person when he reaches her village, Ranigaon, in Assam
Story SummarySrikanth (Srikanth), a son of a rich industrialist (Nassar), meets Preeti (Aakanksha Mansukhani), an Assamese girl, in a dance competition in Coimbatore, and falls in love with her. His initial intentions were to only steal a few kisses from her. Bound by guilt, he sets off on foot to Assam to meet her as promised. On his journey, he faces the realities of life as he meets various characters and witnessing incidents such as a farmer couple sharing their lunch with a 'kind' thief (Sadhu Kokila), and a cobbler (Rangayana Raghu), taking his disabled wife (Veena Sundar) on a pilgrimage to Kashi on a bullock-cart. Srikanth is moved on witnessing these.

As he reaches Ranigaon, Preeti's residing village in Assam, he finds her married to another man.
Run Time147 Mins


Movie Crew

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Writer (story)Jayatheertha
Writer (Screenplay)Jayatheertha
Music DirectorDeva
ProducerB Govinda Raj
Executive ProducerSampath Kumar
CinematographyRavikumar Sana
Writer (Lyrics)Kaviraj, K Kalyan, Jayatheertha, K V Raju, G P Rajarathnam, Hamsalekha
Writer (Dialogue)Jayatheertha
Film EditingK M Prakash
Assistant DirectorB M Giriraja, Mounesh L Badiger, Ramesh, Mohan, Kiran
Art DirectorHosamane Murthy
ChoreographyA Harsha, Thribhuvan, Murali
MakeupM J Chandrashekhar, Mandara Manju
Playback SingerRajesh Krishnan, Hemanth Kumar, L N Shastry, Karthik, Harsha, Shreya Ghoshal, Shankar Mahadevan, Nanditha
Production ManagerS Raju, K Vinod Kumar
CostumePashupathi
StillsJagadish Madhalli
Publicity DesignNam Team
Director (Associate)C Vijayan, Raghu Niduvalli, Pradeep Varma
Production (Banner)Alliance Pictures
StuntsDifferent Danny, Ram Lakshman
PresenterSa Ra Govindu
Sound Recording (Songs)Palani
Sound Recording (Dialogues)Shankar
Sound Recording (Rerecording)prasad studios
Public RelationsVijaykumar
Dubbing ArtistMurali, B T Manjunath, Sapna, Ravindranath
sound effects editorRajan
DTSPalani


Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. The sub-plot of the film is inspired by real-life events of Dashrath Manjhi, who cut a rocky hill for 22 years to build a road in memory of his wife


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