Happy New Year is an upcoming Indian Kannada film directed by Pannaga Bharana, produced by Vanaja Patil under the banner Soumya Films.The film stars B C Patil, Saikumar, Vijaya Raghavendra, Diganth, Dhananjaya in the lead roles. Music is composed by Raghu Dixit and art direction done by Esmile for the film. Stunt sequences are choreographed by Thriller Manju. The principal photography commenced on 22 August 2016. Happy New Year is an anthology film based on of five different life stories. A slice of lives of a few people all culminating on new year’s eve. A radio jockey also a stand-up comedian who would make the world around him laugh their souls out, has a girlfriend bedridden with terminal disease, a constable who hates his job, an anti-social thug who hates any kind of celebration, an IT techie who thinks new year’s eve is just another day and a manager of car showroom who is unhappy about his overly orthodox wife, search for something they don’t have, but the new year’s eve has more than they can imagine. Their life changes in its own ways, finally they start their new life but the search is still on.