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MaLeyali Jotheyali
Theaterical poster
Directed by Preetham Gubbi
Produced by Shilpa Ganesh
Written by Preetham Gubbi
Starring Ganesh
Yuvika Chaudhary
Anjana Sukhani
Music by V. Harikrishna
Cinematography Krishna
Distributed by Golden Movies
Release date
  • 11 December 2009 (2009-12-11)
Country India
Language Kannada

Maleyali Jotheyali (Kannada: ಮಳೆಯಲಿ ಜೊತೆಯಲಿ) is a 2009 Indian Kannada-language film that stars Ganesh, Anjana Sukhani and Yuvika Chaudhary. It is directed by Preetham Gubbi, who also co-wrote the script. Shilpa Ganesh, wife of Ganesh, produced the film under their production house, Golden Movies.[1][2]


Preetham is the only son of a wealthy but superstitious real estate dealer (Rangayana Raghu). His close friend is Venkatesh (Sharan). After Preetham passes his P.U.C., his father's astrologers inform his father that for the continued peace of his household, Preetham must find a wife. To avoid the problem, Preetham and Venkatesh bribe an astrologer to tell Preetham's father of a very eligible girl in Sakaleshpura (who is fictional and invented by Preetham and Venkatesh).

Thus Preetham is able to escape to Sakleshpura, where he stays with an army colonel named Thammiah. It is here that he bumps into Anjali (Yuvika Chaudhary), who lives in the district nearby, and also into Sandhya (Anjana Sukhani), who is an independent girl and a man hater. Preetham also begins to receive many calls from Lucky, a little girl who dialed his number by mistake and became his "mobile friend". Preetham falls for Sandhya.

Slowly Preetham becomes friends with Anjali, and in order to score brownie points with Sandhya, invents a story of Anjali being dumped by her childhood lover and being in a state of depression. Sandhya becomes friends with Preetham to help Anjali out of her so-called misery, and gradually the three become friends.

Preetham begins to discover a number of qualities about Anjali and slowly finds out that how good she is. Gradually, Pretham falls in love with Anjali while Sandhya begins to like Preetham.

When Anjali finds out about Preetham's love, she leaves Sakleshpura (she overhears him talking to an old man whom Anjali helps out financially, who is actually Anjali's father). Preetham leaves brokenhearted.

Arriving in Bangalore, Preetham first discovers that Lucky has died of a heart attack and that he will never be able to see her again. Then he finds out from Anjali's doctor that Anjali is a cancer patient who is dying.

Despite all this, he meets Anjali and convinces her that three minutes with a loved one is better than a hundred years with an unloved one, and Preetham and Anjali get together.



Director Preetham Gubbi shot the movie in Sakleshpur and Mysore; some of the songs were shot in Bangalore.

Produced under the banner of Golden Movies, the movie has Preetham Gubbi's story and screenplay, Krishna’s camera work, V. Harikrishna's music, Deepu S. Kumar's editing and Mohan's art direction. Devashetty Mahesh penned the dialogues, while Kaviraj and Jayant Kaikini penned the lyrics.

Ganesh, Anjana Sukhani, Yuvika Chaudhury, Sihi Kahi Chandru, Sihi Kahi Geetha, Rangayan Raghu, Sharan, Dattanna, shihab and many others are in the star cast.[3][4]

Box office

The film successfully completed 100 days and was declared a romantic super hit.


The movie won two awards at the 57th South Filmfare Awards:[5]

  • Best Film: Maleyali Jotheyali
  • Best Actor: Ganesh


The film's soundtrack was released on 14 November 2009, live on Udaya TV. V. Harikrishna composed music.

Maleyali Jotheyali
Soundtrack album by
Released 14 October 2009 (2009-10-14)
Genre Film soundtrack
Length 32:59
Label Ananda Audio

Track list

Track Song Artist(s) Duration
01 HaLaadh HaLaadh Heartalli Ganesh 04:28
02 Nee Sanihake Bandhare Sonu Nigam 04:25
03 Shruvaagidhe Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal 04:23
04 MaLeyali Jotheyali (Female) Vaani Harikrishna 05:14
05 Yenu HeLabeku Sonu Nigam, Shreya Goshal 05:02
06 MaLeyali Jotheyali (Male) Sonu Nigam 05:13
07 Yaare Ninna Mummy Daddy Tippu, Priya Himesh 04:14

Home media

The movie was released on DVD with 5.1 channel surround sound and English subtitles and VCD.


  1. ^ Maleyali Jotheyali shoots in Goa beach Archived 8 July 2012 at
  2. ^ "Maleyali Jotheyali releasing on December 11"
  3. ^ Maleyali Jotheyali to shoot songs in Bangalore Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Official Movie Site Archived 15 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Ganesh, Radhika Pandit bag Filmfare Awards Archived 10 July 2012 at

External links

  • Maleyali Jotheyali on IMDb
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