10 Longest Running Kannada Movies Which Ran For 1 Year or More
Once upon a time movies used to run for a year or two. Nowadays, it’s very hard for a movie to survive in theaters. It’s all about collections in the first two-three weeks. Even movies completing 100 days and 200 days are a very rare feat to achieve.
Today, we bring you a list of the 10 longest-running Kannada movies.
1. Bangarada Manushya – 2 Years
Dr.Rajkumar’s Bangarada Manushya which was released in 1972 ran for 2 years. Bangarada Manushya is the longest-running Kannada movie of all time.
2. Shankar Guru – 1.5 Years
Shankar Guru was released in 1978 and remained one of the greatest classical films of Kannada.
3. Nanjundi Kalyana – 1 Year
Nanjundi Kalyana, a romantic comedy, ran for more than a year across Karnataka.
4. Premaloka – 1 Year
The songs of Premaloka are still heard today in the streets of Karnataka. Premaloka is such an iconic film for the Kannada audience.
5. Janumada Jodi – 1 Year
Shiva Rajkumar’s Janumada Jodi became a huge hit, it ran for more than a year across Karnataka.
6. Mungaru Male – 865 Days
Mungaru Male is the longest-running film at a multiplex in India. The only Indian film to run over more than one year in PVR.
7. Yajamana – 1 Year
Dr. Vishnuvardhan’s Yajamana ran for over a year and became an industry hit.
8. Apthamitra – 1 Year
Soundarya played the lead role of Apthamitra, this movie ran for over a year across Karnataka.
9. Milana – 1 Year
Puneeth Rajkumar’s Milana became a massive success and ran over more than a year.
Om got re-released more than 500 times, and in many re-releases, it ran for more than 100 days.