Aidondla Aidu (Kannada: ಐದೊಂದ್ಲ ಐದು) is a 2011 Indian Kannada language anthology drama film directed by V. K. Prakash and produced by Vachan Shetty and Sujitha Prakash. The film is based on the extracts from 18 Natakangal, a Sahitya Akademi award winning collection of short stories written by Jayaprakash Kuloor. The story is centered on man-woman relationships, which is weaved into a single story encapsulating the struggles of a filmmaker, exploring different facets of the institution called marriage.
The film released on 16 September 2011 across Karnataka and was later remade in Malayalam as Poppins. The film met critical appraisals however commercially it could not be successful.
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Totally, there are four short stories told in the film. The first story is called "Payasa", the second "Kannadi", third is about a veteran actor played by Devaraj and fourth is called "Soruva Mane". All the tales revolve around the relationships between a husband and wife and although each explores different facets of the marital relationship, at their core they involve communication and the consequences of misconception.
C. R. Simha
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A total of 5 music composers teamed up to score the music for this film containing 4 different short stories. While Sudhakar Bannanje was the sole lyric writer for all the songs except one, Yogesh wrote for one single song. The composers include Ousepachan, Vijay Prakash, Alphonse Joseph, Abhijith & Jyothi Balakrishnan and Balamurali most of whom are the Malayalam film music directors. The audio launch happened at Bangalore with eminent director T. S. Nagabharana as the chief guest.
All lyrics written by Sudhakar Bannanje.
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