Jodpala is a thriller which revolves around the Ghat section of Madikeri and the western ghats. Jodpala was released in the year 2016 by Dr. Santosh Hegde, Former Justice, Supreme court. Veteran Actor Mr. Anantnag has written the Prologue for the novel. Having 3 Parts, The first one introduces the Characters and the atmosphere of Madikeri along with few mysterious accidents happening in the Ghat section of Jodpala. The second part narrates the life of Fishermen of Tannerabavi who end up running away from their homes robbing a Malaysian ship sunk close to their village. The third part connects the first two parts and reveals all the mysteries of Jodpala. Bheema a road roller becomes a major character of the novel as all the mysteries wind up in him as he will be taken away from his kid friend Raju who believes Bheema is his world.