|Directed by Shivamani|
Written by Shivamani
Cinematography Santhosh Rai Pathaje
|Produced by S. Sanjay Babu|
Music by Vardhan
|Starring Rakesh Adiga Poorna Nithya Menen Akshay Dwarakish|
Josh or Jhossh(Kannada: ಪ್ರೇಮಿಸಂ) is a 2009 Indian Kannada language romantic film directed and written by Shivamani. Produced by Sanjay Babu under SVP pictures, the film mainly stars debutants Rakesh Adiga, Poorna, Akshay, Nithya Menen, Vishnu Prasanna in the pivotal roles whilst Dwarakish, Achyuth Kumar, Tulasi Shivamani and Sihi Kahi Chandru feature in supporting roles. The music is composed by Vardhan, making his debut and the cinematography is by Santhosh Rai Pathaje.
The film released on 10 April 2009 across Karnataka and went on to become one of the highest grossers at the box-collection for the year. The film garnered both critical appraise and commercial success and paved way for the lead actors success in their careers. The film had a good run over 100 days successfully at cinema halls. The film went on to win the Filmfare Awards in two categories out of 7 nominations at the 57th Filmfare Awards South.
All the songs are composed and written by Vardhan teaming up with the director and producer for the first time with Shivamani. The songs were well received and remained at the top of the charts.
All music composed by Vardhan.
1) 57th Filmfare Awards South
2) Suvarna Film Awards