Inthi Ninna Preethiya

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Inthi Ninna Preethiya
Directed by Duniya Soori
Produced by Duniya Soori,Yograj Bhat
Written by Duniya Soori
Screenplay by Duniya Soori
Starring Srinagar Kitty
Rangayana Raghu
Pawan Kumar
Music by Sadhu Kokila
Cinematography Satya Hegde
Edited by Deepu S. Kumar
Suri Talkies
Release date
  • 29 February 2008 (2008-02-29)
Running time
134 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada

Inthi Ninna Preethiya (Yours beloved in Kannada) is a 2008 Indian Kannada drama film written, directed and produced by Duniya Soori under the Suri Talkies banner.[1] The film's plot revolves around a family which struggles due to the bad effects of alcohol addiction.

The film features Srinagar Kitty (credited as Krishna), Bhavana and newcomer Sonu Gowda in pivotal roles. The film score and soundtrack were composed by Sadhu Kokila. The cinematography was done by Suri's previous associate Satya Hegde and was edited by Deepu S. Kumar.

The film was released on 29 February 2008 to mixed reviews from the critics. However the movie became one of the cult classic and reminded Late. Puttanna Kanagal, K. Balachander style of movies portraying family issues. While the cinematography, music direction and art director received praises, the film's screenplay and direction was criticized for glorifying the alcoholism.[2] The film was declared a musical hit with its soundtrack hitting high on popularity. For the year 2008-09, the film bagged the Karnataka State Film Awards for the Best Music (Sadhu Kokila) and Best Female Playback Singer (Vani Harikrishna).


Rajeev (Srinagar Kitty), hailing from a well-to-do family is a painter by passion. He falls in love with his friend's sister Namana (Sonu) much to the disapproval of his friend. The lovers part ways after some high level drama. Rajeev, dejected in life, hits the bar and begins to drink alcohol. He gradually goes to the highest level of addiction and spends his entire days drinking and getting abused by other people.

Unable to bare his plight, his brother forcefully gets him married off to Parimala (Bhavana). Despite this, he does not mend his ways and steals money at his own house to consume his drink. Eventually, he loses his wife to an accident and is left with his only daughter who shows a very promising talent in music. A series of tragic events occur and a musical professor (SPB) makes him realize his mistake of ignoring his daughter and her musical talent. The film ends with Rajeev happily spending time with his daughter and promoting her musical skills.




Soori, a protege of Yogaraj Bhat, fresh from the success of his debut film, Duniya, worked on a story line for six months. He announced his second venture to be presented by Bhat and produced by himself along with his friend Subramanya. The film's launch was held at the Kanteerava Studios in Bangalore on 19 August 2007. Soori revealed that the audience would relate themselves in the film and would reflect one's own life.


Actor Srinagar Kitty alias Krishna, who was seen in supporting roles in Chandra Chakori and Giri was roped in to play the lead character. He hoped that his character would give him strong boost in his emerging career. After a long gap, actress Bhavana was roped in to play the wife character. She was residing in Mumbai and was busy with her Bollywood assignments during the signing of this film. Sonu Gowda, daughter of actor and makeup artist Ramakrishna, was signed on to play the lover role in her debut. Pawan Kumar who later turned director, was also cast to play the antagonist role.[3]


The filming took place majorly at Bangalore and few scenes were shot in Kasargod district of Kerala state.


Inthi Ninna Preethiya
Soundtrack album by
Released 17 February 2008 (2008-02-17)
Recorded 2007
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Ashwini Media

Sadhu Kokila scored the film's background music and composed its soundtrack, lyrics for which was penned by Jayanth Kaikini, Yogaraj Bhat and Ranganath. The soundtrack album consists of eight tracks. It was released in Bangalore. Ashwini Music of Ashwini Media distributed the audio into the market.[4]

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Ondonde Bachhitta Maathu" Yogaraj Bhat Rajesh Krishnan, Raksha Aravind  
2. "Mugiyada Kavithe Neenu" Yogaraj Bhat Hemanth Kumar  
3. "Yaaro Yaaro Yaaro" Ranganath, Yogaraj Bhat Mohammed Aslam  
4. "Hoo Kanasa Jokaali" Yogaraj Bhat Hemanth Kumar, Nanditha  
5. "Madhuvana Karedare (classical)" Jayanth Kaikini Vani Harikrishna  
6. "Endu Endu Mugisada" Yogaraj Bhat Rajesh Krishnan  
7. "Inthi Ninna Preethiya (bit)" Yogaraj Bhat Sadhu Kokila  
8. "Madhuvana Karedare" Jayanth Kaikini Vani Harikrishna  


The reviewer for called the soundtrack album of the film as a "lyrical extravaganza". Calling "Madhuvana Karedare" as the pick of the album, the reviewer observed the soundtrack to be a surprise package by Sadhu Kokila.[5]


  1. ^ "Soori's next directorial venture begins". Filmibeat. 20 August 2007.
  2. ^ "Inthi... could have been better". Rediff. 3 March 2008.
  3. ^ "Pawan The Actor". Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Inthi Ninna Preethiya audio launch function". 20 February 2008.
  5. ^ "Inthi Ninna Preethiya music review". Indiaglitz. 27 February 2008.

External links

  • Inthi Ninna Preethiya on IMDb
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