Manmatha (film)

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Directed byN. Rajesh Fernandes
Written bySasi Kumar
Produced byRaymond Quadrus
Starring Jaggesh
Gurleen Chopra
Komal Kumar
Music byBharathi Das
Release date
  • 27 July 2007 (2007-07-27)(India)

Manmatha is a 2007 Indian Kannada-language comedy drama film directed by N.Rajesh Fernandes. starring Jaggesh and Gurleen Chopra in a dual role. [1] The film is a remake of Malayalam film Kunjikoonan (2002) starring Dileep and Navya Nair.



Putswamy is an ugly village youth who covers up his handicap with humor. Despite jibes directed at him, he looks for a bride with the help of his friend.

Soorya is a violent college student who loves his classmate, Priya. She comes across Chinna, who assures her that he will get her married to the man of her heart. She is killed in a fracas involving a gangster. Meanwhile, the hunchback Putswamy comes across an orphaned poor blind girl, Lakshmi. He wins her heart by helping to transplant the eyes of the deceased Priya to Lakshmi, who regains her vision. This results in a fight between Putswamy and Soorya as to whom Lakshmi belongs. Putswamy is a hunchback, so he decides to leave way for Soorya. But fate has something else in store for him.



1."Hunnime Banna" Karthik  
2."Danthada Bombe" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam  
3."Surya Banda" Anuradha Sriram, Nanditha  
4."Kannina Modalu" Madhu Balakrishnan  
5."Surya Kirana"Mukesh 

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  1. "Manmatha: Watch it for Jaggesh, Komal".