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O Manase is a Kannada action and thriller film released in 2023. DG Umesh Gowda is the film s director, and Ramesh Handrangi is the film s story writer. MN Bhai

O Manase Movie Review

O Manase Movie Review Kannada Movie Review
Written by Bhumika Gupta
Review for the film " O Manase"
Runtime: 2 hrs 9 mins
Certificate: UA
Released: 14-07-2023
Genre: Drama
3 / 5.0



O Manase is a Kannada action and thriller film released in 2023. DG Umesh Gowda is the film’s director, and Ramesh Handrangi is the film’s story writer. MN Bhaire Gowda, KH Dhananjay, Su.Ka.Ramu, KA Yuvaraj, and K Venkatesh are the film’s producers. Jassie Gift Jassie Gift is a music composer and singer who hai >> Read More... Jassie Gift gave the music, and Srinivas P. Babu edited the film. The cinematography is by MR Seenu.
Vijay Raghavendra Born in Bengaluru, Vijay Raghavendra is an Indian >> Read More... Vijay Raghavendra , Dharma Keerthiraj He is the villain who took the Kannada film indust >> Read More... Dharma Keerthiraj , and Sanchita Padukone Sanchita Padukone is a Sandalwood actor from Karna >> Read More... Sanchita Padukone are the leading cast. Sadhu Kokila Sadhu Kokila is a Kannada actor who primarily work >> Read More... Sadhu Kokila , Shobharaj, and Harish Rai Harish Rai is a Television actor. He was born in S >> Read More... Harish Rai play supporting roles.


The film is about Karthik (Vijay Raghavendra), a police inspector. He arrests the minister’s lustful son for molesting a girl. This infuriates the minister, and Karthik is transferred to Kodagu Police Station.
Karthik falls in love with Sneha (Sanchita Padukone), who stays near his house. On her birthday, Karthik organizes a party and proposes her. Both of them decide to go to Talacauvery. Then we are introduced to the uncle of Sneha (Shobharaj), who gives money on loan only to women.
Karthik wishes to marry Sneha, but her parents are not ready for this marriage and oppose it. Before he can convince her parents, things take a turn. Sneha’s dead body is found in a river, and Karthik is shattered by this. He begins investigating this case himself. 
Who killed Sneha? Will Karthik be able to know the reason for Sneha’s death? Is there any twist in the end?

Star Performance

Vijay Raghavendra gave an outstanding. His dialogue delivery, expressions, and acting are stunning. He perfectly shows all the characteristics of a smart police officer. He looks very realistic on the screen. Sanchita Padukone, who played the role of Sneha, perfectly executed her part. She looks beautiful on the screen. She tried her best to make the film interesting.
Keerthiraj looks decent on the screen. With his fantastic performance, she proves to be an asset to the Kannada industry. Shobharaj, who usually plays the villain's character, did a different job in this movie, and he looks good on the screen.
Sadhu Kokila, who played the role of the head constable, makes the film engaging through his comedy.


The film’s story is impressive, thrilling, and engaging. It explores the themes of love and trust. There are no unnecessary romance scenes or item songs. The film does not appear to be stretching at all, and the runtime is crisp. In the initial half hour only, the film starts gaining the attention of the viewers. The crime and investigation scenes are very realistic. It looks like a real police investigation. Vijay Raghavendra is the strength of this film and impresses the viewers. The second half of the film is full of suspense and twists. However, the film suffers from a weak screenplay in the first half.

What’s There?

•    Crime, mystery, and thriller elements.

•    Good story and direction.

•    Fantastic and realistic performance by the cast.

•    Neat cinematography and superb music.

•    Unexpected twists and turns.

•    Action scenes are good.

•    Engaging investigation scenes.

What’s Not There?

•    Weak screenplay in the first half.

•    Minor technical glitches.


O Manase is a highly recommended film. The film’s story, the performance by Vijay Raghavendra, and the cinematography deserve a lot of appreciation. You should definitely try this film. The twists in this film will keep you on tenterhooks till the end.