Movie : Avva
Year : 2008
Cast : Shruthi, Duniya Vijay, Smitha, Enagi Nataraj, Rangayana Raghu, Hanumakka, Master Rakesh, Arundhathi, Siddaraj Kalyankar
Music : Issac Thomas Kottukapally
Camera : Madhu Ambat
Story : P.Lankesh
Dialogues : P. Lankesh & B. Chandregowda
Direction : Kavitha Lankesh
Editor : Suresh Urs
Art : Ramesh Desai
Production : Pyramid Saimira Production International Limited
Censor Certificate : A
Genre : Drama
Avva is a must see for people who believe in good cinema. It comes as a breath of fresh air, in terms of its story content, narration and even authentic characterization.
Rangavva (Shruthi) is a hot headed bad tongue lady doing the money lending in the village. She is from upper caste. She has a dimple chin sweet looking daughter Savanthri (Smitha). The only intention of Rangavva is to marry her daughter and see her position is not shaken in the village. She has a strong opponent Baramanna (Rangayana Raghu). There is another youth in the village Manja (Vijay) who is behind Savanthri. The tough fight between Rangavva and Baramanna on the one side a village school master poking his nose for everything, the barking woman who is the mother of spoilt brat child who works as mediator and the sex hungry wife of Baramanna are the major characters of this 'Awwa'.
When Rangavva faces uphill task from Baramanna and his daughter Savanthri falling in love with Manja also causes worries for her. She takes the daring step of marrying her daughter to lower caste Manja. That shuts the mouth of everyone.