Mufti (film)

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Mafti-Kannada movie poster.jpg
Directed byNarthan
Produced byJayanna
Written byK. Ram Sri Lakshman

Vinay Shivagange

Screenplay byNarthan
Story byNarthan
Music byRavi Basrur
CinematographyNaveen Kumar[1]
Edited byHarish Komme [2][3][4][5]
Release date
  • 1 December 2017 (2017-12-01)
Running time
2 hours 40 minutes
Country India

Mufti is a 2017 Indian Kannada-language neo-noir action thriller film directed by Narthan, making his debut, and produced by Jayanna Combines.[6]

The film tells the story of a police officer, played by Sriimurali, who tracks down and confronts an underworld boss, played by Shiva Rajkumar.[7]

Production started in July 2016 and the film was released on 1 December 2017. Initial reception of the film was positive.[8][9] The film will be remade in Tamil starring Silambarasan and Gautham Karthik.[10][11]


At the cost of his life, an undercover cop Gana ventures into the big bad world of crime - a place called Ronapura, in search of the ruthless don Bhairathi Ranagallu, who became a don for the sake of providing justice to the villagers.


  • Shiva Rajkumar as gang boss Bhairathi Ranagal
  • Sriimurali as undercover police officer Gana
  • Shanvi Srivastava[12] as Raksha, Gana's girlfriend
  • Chaya Singh as Vedhavathi, sister of Bhairathi Ranagal
  • Madhu Guruswamy as Singa, a member of Bhairathi Ranagal's gang [13]
  • Vasishta N. Simha as Kashi, a member of Bhairathi Ranagal's gang [14]
  • Babu Hirannaiah as Shabari, Bhairathi Ranagal's right-hand man
  • Devaraj as Raghuveer Bhandari, a corrupt politician
  • Sadhu Kokila as Ad Hero
  • Prakash Belawadi as Environmentalist Ashwath Gunari
  • Chikkanna as Ad Director
  • Raj Surya as Ronnie
  • Shekhar Rao
  • Bus Kumar
  • Manjunath Hegde
  • Vinay Krishnaswamy


Soundtrack album by
ReleasedNovember 2017
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelJBC Audio
ProducerRavi Basrur

Ravi Basrur composed two original tracks for the film and scored its background music. He previously worked with Narthan on Ugramm and Rathavara.

Original tracklist

1."Chanooranu"Ravi Basrur03:15
2."Onti Salaga"Vyasraj Sosale, Mohan, Srinivas, Ravi Basrur04:30


  1. ^ "Naveen Kumar and Ravi Basrur are the behind-the-screen heroes of Mufti". The Times of India. 30 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Best editing: Harish Komme (film: Mufti)". Deccan Herald. 25 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Best Editing: Harish Komme for Mufti". International Business Times. 26 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Best Editor (2017) : Harish Komme for Mufti". Wikipedia. 26 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Karnataka Film Awards Announced 2017 Best Editor (2017) : Harish Komme". Vijaykanataka. 26 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Mufti Kannada Movie Teaser". Click Cinemas. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Mufti man on a mission, to make debut in Narthan's first". The New Indian Express. 19 October 2016.
  8. ^ "'Mufti' opens to a great response". News Karnataka. 2 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Shiva Rajkumar's 'Mufti' a smash hit, collects Rs.45 Crore in ten days". The News Minute. 13 December 2017.
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ [2]
  12. ^ "Shanvi Srivastava as Heroine for 'Mufti'". 13 July 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  13. ^ "Mufti doesn't fit into any one genre; we have created a new one for it". 1 December 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Vasishta is Excited About Interesting Co-Stars in each film". 13 July 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2017.

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