‘Dollu’ Movie OTT Release Date: National Award Winning Kannada film ‘Dollu’ available to watch online on Amazon Prime Video


  • Dollu was felicitated with two National Awards, one for Best Regional Film – Kannada and the other for Best Audiography.
  • Written and directed by Sagar Puranik, the film highlights the livelihood struggles of Dollu Kunitha artists

National Award winning Kannada-language film, Dollu, directed by Sagar Puranik, have received several accolades from the fraternity and fans for its story focusing around the ancient tradition of Karnataka – Dollu Kunitha. Produced by Pavan Wadeyar and Apeksha Purohit’s production house, Wadeyar Movies, the film strives to share the struggles faced by the performers of this traditional art form which has been dying since the last few years.

Dollu Cast and Crew

The screenplay of the film has been given by Shreenidhi DS, and Dollu stars Nidhi Hegde, Babu Hirannaiah, and Karthik Mahesh in key roles.

As a part of the production house’s first venture, Pavan and Apeksha joined hands with Sagar Puranik, who has been known for his work in Mahaan Hutatma, which also won a National Award. Through this film, director Sagar aimed at highlighting the fast-disappearing art form, through a group of performers, who are unfortunately not able to make a lucrative living through their craft, eventually being forced to find other means of earning and livelihood.

Dollu OTT release details

Fans can watch Dollu on Amazon Prime Video. The OTT platform is already streaming the film written and directed by Sagar himself.

Dollu Story

Sharing the official synopsis of the film, Amazon Prime Video mentioned, “Dollu is about Bhadra, a Dollu drummer-dancer who is struggling to regroup his Dollu Kunitha team to keep the age-old traditions alive. What happens when urbanization affects this small village in Karnataka and its indigenous artform; forms the story of Dollu.”

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Dollu National Awards

Dollu was showcased in multiple film festivals and won hearts, owing to which the makers planned to release the same in theatres, without bothering much about the response or the run. Eventually, the film bagged two National Awards, one for Best Regional Film – Kannada and the other for Best Audiography in the sync sound category.

Dollu Reviews

Critics appreciated the film and stated that the audience will feel encouraged, positive, and empowered after watching the film. This is one of the best aspects of Dollu which will stay with the viewers for a long time.

IMDb Rating: 8.8/10