Katha Sangama

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  • 2019
  • 2 hr 34 min
  • 7.3  (356)

Katha Sangama is a 2019 Kannada-language anthology film directed by five different directors - Kiranraj K, Chandrajith Belliappa, Shashi Kumar P, Rahul PK and Karan Ananth. The film is an amalgamation of seven short stories, each unique and examining different themes such as love, family, war and betrayal. The film opens with a light-hearted story titled "Birth and Death" by Kiranraj K. The story follows a man named Basavaraj (Rishab Shetty) who plans to fake his own death to escape his financial troubles. However, things take an unexpected turn when he meets an old woman who seems to know the truth about him. This story beautifully showcases the ups and downs of the human mind and the importance of seizing the moment.

The second story "Asphyxia" by Chandrajith Belliappa is a horror story that focuses on the relationship between a father and son. The story is about a son who suffers from sleep apnea and his father's desperation to cure him which leads to unexpected consequences. The story is shot in a dark and foreboding manner which increases the horror quotient and keeps the audience hooked till the end.

In the third story "The Last Kannadiga" by Shashi Kumar P, the focus shifts to the issue of language in Karnataka. The story is about a man named Vishwa (Kishore Kumar G) who is the last Kannadiga in his village and his efforts to save the Kannada language. The story highlights the importance of preserving one's language and culture and also touches upon the issue of language politics in the state.

The fourth story "June 1:43" by Rahul PK is a romance story that follows the journey of two strangers who meet by chance on a bus ride. The story beautifully captures the moments that lead to them falling in love and the bittersweet ending that follows. The story is refreshing and light-hearted, and the chemistry between the lead pair is palpable.

In the fifth story "Pawri Poyi" by Karan Ananth, the focus shifts to the theme of friendship. The story is about a group of friends who reunite after many years to relive their old memories. The story highlights the bond between friends and the bittersweet moments that come with growing up and moving on.

The sixth story "Eleyaru Naavu Geleyaru" by Kiranraj K is a satire that discusses the issue of dowry. The story is about a young couple who are planning their wedding and the absurd demands of the groom's family. The story is shot in a comical manner and highlights the ridiculousness of the dowry system in India.

The final story "Suddi" by Chandrajith Belliappa is a war story that explores the psychological impact of war on soldiers and their families. The story follows a soldier named Veeranna (Rishab Shetty) who returns home after being declared dead in the war. The story is poignant and thought-provoking, and beautifully showcases the sacrifices made by soldiers and their families.

Overall, Katha Sangama is a beautiful collection of stories that range from light-hearted to thought-provoking. The film is well-directed, and the performances by the lead cast are outstanding. The film highlights a range of issues that are relevant in today's society and is a must-watch for fans of anthology cinema.

Katha Sangama is a 2019 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 34 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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  • Release Date
  • Runtime
    2 hr 34 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (356)