Upadhyaksha Movie Poster


January 26, 2024
2hr 33min

Upadhyaksha Movie Details:

Movie NameUpadhyaksha
Country India
Language Kannada
Release DateJanuary 26, 2024
Running Time2hr 33min
P. Ravi Shankar
Malaika Vasupal
Sadhu Kokila
Veena Sundar
Directed by Anil Kumar
Written byAnil Kumar
K.L. Rajshekar
Produced byUmapathy Srinivas
Cinematography by Shekar Chandru
Edited by K M Prakash
Music bySmitha Umapathy
Production CompanyUmapathy Films
DN Cinemas
Distributor TBA
Box Office CollectionTBA

Upadhyaksha Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Chikkanna as Narayana
  • Malaika Vasupal as Anjali
  • P. Ravishankar as Shiva Rudregowda
  • Sadhu Kokila
  • Tabla Nani
  • Veena Sundar
  • Kari Subbu
  • Dharmanna Kadur
  • Sharan as Adhyaksha (Cameo appearance)


Narayana, the vice president of Chi Thu Sangha, stands in the way and avoids all the work done by Shivarudre Gowda in Gejjepura. Narayana falls for Gowda’s daughter Anjali and takes her from home against her father’s wishes.

About Upadhyaksha Movie:

  • Upadhyaksha is a Kannada comedy-drama film directed by Anil Kumar and produced by Smitha Umapathy. It stars Chikkanna in his first lead role. The rest of the cast includes Malaika Vasupal, P. Ravishankar, Sadhu Kokila, Veena Sundar, and Dharmanna Kadur.
  • The film is a sequel to Nanda Kishore’s Adyaksha (2014) starring Sharan in the lead.
  • The principal photography of the film went on floors on 17 July 2022 in Mandya] followed by an extensive shoot in Mysore and scheduled to release in February 2023. However, it was pushed to January 2024 later.
  • The film’s first look and trailer was released by actor Shivarajkumar.
  • The film was theatrically released in India on 26 January 2024 coinciding with the Indian Republic Day.

About Upadhyaksha Songs:

1.“Nanage Neenu”A. P. ArjunVijay Prakash, Rakshita Suresh3:52
2.“Hattri Nandu Super Scooter”Chethan KumarChikkanna, Shivani Naveen4:15
3.“Upadhyaksha Title Track”Chethan KumarVyasaraj Sosale 4:12

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