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Directed byMahesh Babu
Produced byPrem
Dr. Venugopal
Gandasi Manjunath
Written byT. N. Santhosh
Based onKanithan (2016)(Tamil)
StarringChethan Kumar
Latha Hegde
Kabir Duhan Singh
Music bySuraag
CinematographyJai Anand
Edited byMuniraj
Chamundi Cine Creations
Distributed byVijay Cinemas
Release date
  • 24 November 2017 (2017-11-24)

Athiratha (Kannada: ಅತಿರಥ) is a 2017 Indian Kannada action thriller film directed by Mahesh Babu.[1] It features Chethan Kumar and Latha Hegde in the lead roles along with Kabir Duhan Singh and Sadhu Kokila in key supporting roles.[2] The score and soundtrack for the film are by Suraag and the cinematography is by Jai Anand.

The film is the official remake of Tamil film Kanithan (2016) which was directed by T. N. Santhosh and starred Atharvaa and Catherine Tresa.


Akash (Chethan), TV Reporter in Spy TV and spying on minister's scandal in pub with his friend. he meets a girl Mary (Latha Hegde), working on same tv channel as reporter. his father (Avinash), News anchor in Dooradarshan channel. said to him quit him that job and join other jobs. Once day police arrest him along with four youth, on the case as taking loans by forgery with false certifice a money scandal. but they are innoncent and falsely accused on the case. police taking them to court, one of the youth dies in the road accident when tries to escape.

Akash's Friend lawyer (Ravishankar Gowda) releases him by bail. that incident takes him to searching truth behind scandal. Akash revealed to in front his family tha it is money scandal, takes money by duplicate certificate. The mafia's main boss is Sarka (Kabir Duhan Sigh). Akash collects all duplicate certificates from sarka's mafia places and with help of his other colleagues gives to tv channel

The news goes to viral and sarka sees this. he start to thinks who is this reveals his mafia. sarka send his mens and troubles tv reporters one by one. they reveals Akash's name in fearing. sarka takes his colleauges hostage. akash collects all information from mafia places and kills two of sarka's co-ordinates. sarka kills two of akash's friends and his uncle (Achyuth rao).

But akash didn't give up his task and decide to complete. Akash sends his friend at last mafia place to take main evidence and stays out of place with his team in van. But sarka comes there. Akash's friend takes information by manages all carefully. But in a minute sarka doubts and tries to catch him. He is joined akash's team. Sarka chase his van. Akash tries telecast the evidence on computer to tv channel in van but no worked. Akash team comes to near channel office and sends his team in the office. He himself fights and beats sarka. Akash comes in office and tries to telecast channel but get troubles in network.

Sarka again comes and tries trouble to akash. He goes to finish the network but unfortunately starts to working and telecasted all about mafia making false certificate in TV. akash beats sarka and sarka dash into machine and goes to comma. Police seiged all his mafia and take him to their custody. Akash get his job in At BBC Channel. In last scene, Sarka is killed by a doctor who is taking duplicate certificate become doctor. Akash gets praised by his family and TV Channel network. TRP is raised. his father hosts news in Dooradarshan.



Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelLoop Entertainment

The film's background score and the soundtracks are composed by Suraag, son of Sadhu Kokila, making his debut.[3] The music rights were acquired by Loop Entertainment.

1."Sum Sumne Heege"ChethanKunal Ganjawala, Suzzana05:07
2."Jayaso Yuddhavanu"V. Nagendra PrasadHemanth Kumar04:21
3."Chu Chu"Ghouse PeerVijay Prakash, Alok Katdare04:11
4."Jadugara Jadugara"KavirajUsha. N04:17


  1. ^ "Mahesh Babu back with 'Athiratha'". Bangalore Mirror. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Athiratha ready, Chetan in title role". Indiaglitz. 17 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Athiratha (2017) Kannada Songs". 14 November 2017.

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