Celebrating a decade of Puneeth Rajkumar’s Paramathma: Here's why you should watch this cult classic rom-com
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Celebrating a decade of Puneeth Rajkumar’s Paramathma: Here's why you should watch this cult classic rom-com

The movie, which was lauded for its innovative storytelling came out on this date, exactly 10 years back, which offered one of the Kannada star’s memorable performances.

Samayeshwari Vithaspa
Oct 06, 2021
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Puneeth Rajkumar in Paramathma

The Puneeth Rajkumar starrer Paramathma was one of the most celebrated movies during the time of its release. It also attained a cult status in the Kannada film industry, which is still talked about. It is currently streaming on Disney+Hotstar. Let's have a look at why you should add the classic rom-com to your watchlist.


1) Out-of-the-box storyline and exceptional cinematography

The first and only collaboration of Puneeth Rajkumar and director Yograj Bhat had Santhosh Rai Prathaje cranking up the camera. His method of cinematography exceptionally blended with the movie’s storyline that was aesthetic and sequential. It was etched into the minds of fans, who still talk about it today. Its story explored a myriad of pathways and tried to capture something different. The Kannada star’s titular character also came to be beloved by the fans, as he carried an aloof and free-spirited persona. For a mainstream feature, the movie managed to pull off and endearing and metaphorical narrative.

2) Pivotal characters of the movie

The cast of Paramathma were exceptional for they had meaty roles that they portrayed effortlessly. Deepa Sannidhi played her part as the female lead like a pro, even though it was one of her first few films. Veteran actors like Anant Nag, Dattanna, and Rangayana Raghu along with Aindrita Ray and Ramya Barna, also made a mark in the movie with their memorable performances.

3) Dialogues of Yogaraj Bhat

Another factor to be noted in the movie is the unique delivery of dialogues. One of the elements which made the movie seem fresh and new was the sequential manner of how the dialogues were incorporated into the movie.

4) Chartbuster Soundtrack

What is a commercial entertainer without its chartbuster tracks? Composed by V Harikrishna, songs like Yaavanig Gothu and Hesaru Poorthi, with poetic lyrics is still listened to by people on loop today for its ballad-like words. Even Isai Puyal AR Rahman lauded the composer and director for curating magical soundtracks, exceptional tune and lyrics.

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