| Ranjith Bajpe|
| 7 March 2014 (2014-03-07)
14 February 2014 (2014-02-14)
Karthik R. Gowda (screenplay), Karthik R. Gowda (story), Ranjit Bajpe (dialogue)
Nirel (English: Shadow) is a Tulu film directed by Ranjith Bajpe and produced jointly by Shodhan Prasad and San Poojary, starring Anoop Sagar, Varuna Shetty, Deepthi, Sachin Padil, Deepak Paladka in the lead roles. This will be the first film produced overseas and planned to shoot completely in Gulf Region. The film is based on the Kannada Script "Nadu Naduve" by Karthik Gowda and later converted to Tulu by Ranjith Bajpe. Karthik Gowda also wrote the screenplay for the movie, and dialogues written by Ranjith Bajpe. Cast for the movie was totally selected by an audition at Fortune Grand Hotel Dubai. The people behind "Nirel" is a group of four friends, San Poojary, Ranjith Bajpe, Rajneesh Amin and Sachin Padil.
The film revolves around 3 main characters played by Anoop Sagar as Sachin, Varuna as Rashmi & Deepthi as Shweta. Anoop is an engineer by profession but wants to be a film hero by passion. Varuna is an to-day independent girl and works as a banker for one of the banking organizations of Dubai. Deepthi plays a family friend to Anoop Sagar. The film deals about how the trio are linked, what happens when ambition, passions, likes, dislikes, over reactive nature comes ahead of relationships and other things. Told with a comical touch, the film then divulges to an emotional yet romantic tale.Ramesh Aravind - Cameo
Ria D Souza - Special Appearance
A team of 4 young guys, San Poojary, Ranjith Bajpe, Rajneesh Amin and Sachin Padil came together and planned to produce a youth oriented Tulu movie with fresh concept. They approached Shodhan Prasad and he agreed to produce the movie under Sandhya Creations. Movie name was launched at Tulu Parba 2012, a Tulu Cultural fest in Dubai, UAE by B. R. Shetty Muhurtha of the movie was done on 24-10-2012 at producers residence by Mr. Sarvotham Shetty. In May, Sandalwood Actor Ramesh Aravind acted in a guest role for Nirel.
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Movie was premiered at Golden Cinema, Dubai on 14 February 2014 on Valentines Day. Upon release movie got positive response. Independent reviewers gave 4 stars out of 5, stating "Overall a good movie which rises bar of Tulu movie standards. Must watch movie for each and every Tulu speaking audience".
Movie also received 5 awards.
Tulu Cinemotsava Awards 2015Best Film
Best Supporting Actress - Deepthi Salian
Best Cameraman - Mani Kookal
Best Story - Karthik Gowda
RED FM Tulu Film AwardsSpecial Award for First International Movie
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NewsKarnataka.com article - Shooting for Tulu Movie Nirel in full swing
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