Title – Jinda, Producer – Dattatreya Bachche Gowda, Direction – Mussanje Mahesh, Music – Sridhar Sambram, Cinematography – Nagesh Acharya, Cast – Yuvaraj, Arun, Krishna, Raju Thalikote son Junior Thalikote, Yuvaraj and Anirudh. Meghana Raj is female lead.Veteran actors Srinivasamurthy, Devaraj, Dr Sunder Raj, Pramila Joshai, Padma Vasanthi, Ashalatha, BV Radha, Pushpaswamy and others
JINDA Kannada is a gang war story. ‘Jinda’ boys have a different aim in life. The development for this film is a pick from real life happening between 1979 and 1985. Director Mussanje Mahesh studied whereabouts of persons related to the story. Some of them are living. Others are not.
‘Jinda’ is a film with successful formula in the film of four songs, love story, beautiful looking girl, action, rowdy activities, Jinda gang bash, a cop taking control of the situation. For the complete run of the film the cinematography of Nagesh Acharya, especially the aerial shots mesmerize.
The second half speed, zeal of the director is appreciable. Director Mussanje Mahesh has used the cinematic liberty. It is the story of Kollegala surroundings six boys gang. For this place a honest police officer Anand Kumar (Devaraj) takes his position. The clash is between police and this ‘Jinda’ gang.
Understanding the situation that it is not possible to tame the gang via law, he uses the trick that ultimately leads to great dismay and killing. The cop vanish gang in this two hours cinema. Inside the screenplay of cop using his own methods to put down the gang members, there is a love story. That is the affair of Jinda gang Ashok and affluent family girl Sheetal. It is the Sheetal character that change completely and yell at the boys. Sheetal even asks the police to shoot her lover.
Yuvaraj, Devaraj, Meghana Raj takes the cream of acting. The other boys have struggled hard. Veteran actors of this film have come out well in their roles.
There are two passable songs and cinematography gives the thunder to the eyes. ‘Jinda’ is a film with message for choosing wrong path.