|Writer M Sathya Kiran, A Santosh Reddy|
Release date 2005
Namma Basava is a Kannada language film starring Puneet Rajkumar and Gowri Munjal, it was her debut in the Kannada film industry.
Basava (Puneet Rajkumar) runs a gym centre and lives with his brother Avinash and Sudharani (wife of Avinash), who treat him as their own son. He is permanently opposed by competitors. When his brother start seeking a girl as his bride, he opines that he should select his future bride. He selects Gowri, daughter of an auditor who is working with Pampathy. Pampathy’s younger brother is Home Minister and Pampathy’s son is a vagabond womanizer. To gain her approval, Basava makes every effort, but before he can get her green signal, her engagement is fixed with the vagabond son of Pampathy. Supported by Gowri’s peppy and naughty grandmother (Lakshmidevi), Basava rises against the autocratic behaviour of Pampathy, challenges him in public, and wins, thereby also winning the heart and hand of Gowri.