Movie : Ganesha Matea Banda
Cast: Vijay Ragavendra, Pragnya, Vishal, Vinaya Prakash, Neetu, Ananth Nag
Year : 2008
Direction : HS Phani Ramachandra
Music Director : V Manohar
Producer : Smt Jayamma Chinnegowda
Censor Certificate : U
Genre : Comedy Drama
Hailing from Sakleshpur Ganesha (Vijaya Raghavendra) a software guy of an orthodox Madhwa community adheres to his father decision and stays in the house of highly philosophical and divine Padmanabacharya (Ananthnag) after he gets job in Bangalore. The house of Padmanabacharya surrounded by cluster of houses for which he is the owner is unique because the guidelines of owner of the house. In the strict house of Padmanabhacharya his wife Sharada (Vinayaprakash) and first daughter Gayathri (Neethu) are for love marriage and the second daughter Savithri (Pragna) is for arranged marriage as proposed by her father. The third daughter Dharitri is interested in knowing the result of the two and then wants to take a decision.
Gayathri falls in love with bike racer Shanker (Vishal Hegde) and puts before the marriage proposal in the house. Padmanabacharya does not agree to a boy of other caste but the fine nature of Shanker wins his heart. But after love marriage Gayathri is under the impression that she will stay in city and she wants to show it to the world that love marriage is successful. Gayathri good status and success is important for her mother too. On the other side the marriage of Savithri with Ganesha an arranged marriage is not in good tune. That is because of Savithri's old thoughts in leading the family. She is not aware of importance of family life but only glued to looking after her husband very well. Ganesha tries to tame her in all ways but Savithri follows the strict instructions of her father that upsets Ganesha.
When Gayathri is forced to stay in the village because of ill heath of Shanker's father she refuses and walks out. That is hullabaloo in the house. Gayathri goes to the extent of divorcing her husband Shanker and that appears to be very silly for Mrs Padmanabacharya. Gayathri is routed properly as the parents of Shanker come forward to live in an orphan house in Bangalore. Ganesha takes up ideas from his friend to tame his innocent wife and all of them fail. Savithri also comes back to her parent's house. It is a worry for Padmanabacharya now.