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"Amruthamathi" a kannada film is based on the story of "Yashodhara Charite" an epic poem written by Janna, a famous 13th century A.D. Kannada poet. This Janna's epic poem is recreated and reinterpreted in this film appropriate changes without diviating disturbing original essence of the story. As per the original story - Amruthamathi, the wife of Prince Yashodhara falls in love with 'Astavanka' a horse caretaker employed in the royal horse stable, after listening to his singing one night. She also strikes a successful relationship with
Astavanka through her maid servent. One night, Yashodhara who had grown suspicious of Amruthamathi's behaviour follows her secretly and sees her visiting Astavanka. Through the enraged prince thinks of killing them he does not do so due to his commitment to non violence. On the other hand, Amruthamathi on knowing that her husband has become aware of her secret releationship with Astavanka decides to kill her husband and in laws by poisioning. But in this film, poisoning incident takes a different turn, which gives a message of non violence and pro people prespective. Logical reasons are created in the film with regard to the behaviou of Amruthamathi and a Philosophical treatment has been given to the character. And also, this film analyses the experience of luxury and abundance availabe in the palace, stand in contrast to happiness and freedom available in the outside common society. Apart from this the contrdiction between the 'Rules' and the 'commonPeople' is also explored in the film. The significant point to be noted in the film is - 'Amruthamathi's' inner and outer world becomes a metaphor of whole and finally uphelds the dignity of women's sensitivity and sensibility.

  • Baragur Ramachandrappa
  • Baragur Ramachandrappa
    13 th century Poet "JANNA"
  • Puttanna
  • Hariprya
    Key Cast
  • Kishor
    Key Cast
  • Tilak
    Key Cast
  • Sundarraj
    Key Cast
  • Pramila Joshie
    Key Cast
  • Ambarish Sarangi
    Key Cast
  • Supriya Rao
    Key Cast
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    2 hours 2 minutes 41 seconds
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    December 30, 2019
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    85,000 USD
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Director Biography - Baragur Ramachandrappa

Baraguru Ramachandrappa, the director of this film is a well known writer, Film Director and Social thinker. He has written more than 30 books and directed 20 Feature films. Has got highest award for his literature in the State of Karnataka and more than 25 awards for his films. His films have secured many national awards and international recognition. Filmography Ramachandrappa has been making films for more than thirty years. His debut film Ondu Oorina Kathe won him the Best Story Writer Award, Karnataka Government Film Awards in 1978. He has made several documentaries and most of his thirteen feature films have won either a Karnataka State Award or a National Film Award. His film Shanti, with only one artist entered the Guinness Book of World Records.

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