New Delhi (1988 Kannada film)

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New Delhi
Directed by Joshiy
Screenplay byDennis Joseph
Story by Dennis Joseph
Based on New Delhi (1987)
Produced byM.Sudhakar Reddy
Dr.M.Tirupathi Reddy
Rajeev Kumar
Starring Ambareesh
Suresh Gopi
Cinematography Jayanan Vincent
Edited byK.Sanmunni
Music by Shyam
Samyuktha Productions
Release date
  • 16 December 1988 (1988-12-16)
Running time
143 minutes
Budget Rs 2 Crores

New Delhi is a 1988 Kannada-language action film directed by Joshiy and starring Ambareesh, Suresh Gopi and Sumalatha. It was produced by M.Sudhakar Reddy & M.Tirupathi Reddy of Samyuktha Productions banner and has music composed by Shyam. It is a remake of director's own Malayalam movie of same name (1987) whose story was loosely based on the novel The Almighty by Irving Wallace.



New Delhi is about a Delhi-based journalist who is imprisoned in a mental asylum after exposing the wicked side of two corrupted politicians, and his subsequent attempts at revenge with the help of his lady love. The story is loosely based on the novel The Almighty by Irving Wallace. The film is the remake of highly successful Malayalam film under the same title New Delhi released in 1987. It was Suresh Gopi's first Kannada (Sandalwood) film.



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