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Anushka To Make Sandalwood Debut?

Darshan would be seen in a romantic mood with the gorgeous Anushka Shetty. The Tollywood actress might work alongside Darshan in the upcoming Kannada movie ‘Jaggu Dada’. Raghavendra Hegde is starting his career in film direction through this movie. The script has been written by Yunus Sajawal, who penned the story for ‘Chennai Express’ as well. The cinematography would be handled by Aniket, while V Harikrishna will create the soundtrack. RH Entertainment, the Mumbai based production house, is producing the film.

As reported by sources, the movie narrates the life of an underworld don. It is expected that the crime thriller would be released on the occasion of Darshan’s birthday, 16th February 2015. Though the filmmakers have finalized the attractive title, the release date is somewhat uncertain. The original launch of ‘Jaggu Dada’ was June 2014. It was postponed by more than six months. Rumors were rife that Anushka Shetty would be playing the lead role, but it is now being said that the filmmakers are searching for another actress. Darshan is currently in Mysuru as he is working on another of his upcoming movies ‘Airavata’. Former Miss India Universe Urvashi Rautela is playing the female lead role in the film. ‘Jaggu Dada’ will be Darshan’s 47th Kannada film. But it is still uncertain whether Anushka will make her Kannada debut.

Charmi to act in Kannada remake of Queen

The Kangana Ranaut starrer Hindi film ‘Queen’ has been one of the year’s biggest hits. It achieved tremendous applause from the critics as well as the audience for its beautiful story and Kangana Ranaut’s brilliant acting. For some time now there have been speculations that there will be remakes of the film in Kannada and the other South Indian languages. (more…)

Puneet and Ambareesh set to share screen space

In an occurrence that seldom takes place, two popular and influential figures of the Kannada cinema are coming together. The people is question are the ‘power star’ Puneet Rajkumar and ‘rebel star’ Ambareesh. This is the first time the two heavyweights are coming together for a film. The film is ‘Dodmane Huduga’ which also features leading heroine Ramya. (more…)

Nikitha Thukral to appear in the film ‘Namasthe Madam’

Ravi Garani’s film ‘Namasthe Madam’ which has Srinagar Kitty in the lead has made news again. Last time the film made news for the reported difference of opinion between the female lead Nikisha Patel and the film’s producers. Industry sources reported that Nikitha Thukral will be a part of the film along with the two other glamour girls Ragini Dwivedi and Nikisha. (more…)

Duniya Vijay to romance with Neha Patil in Daksha

Popularly known as Black Cobra Duniya Vijay is all set to romance Neha patil in the upcoming flick and the movie will be directed by ace director S Narayan. Daksha is a second combination in the movie and is all set to create new record with this movie and the will be entering the name in the Guinness book of world records. The supporting staff and other casting staffs are almost decide and the movie will be going on floor soon enough. The actress recently revealed and disclosed that she is acting in the movie and she was found quite confident and excited as well. Let’s hope this movie goes on floors soon enough.

The actress also added she is quite excited to take part in this experimental movie and hopeful this new projects will come up good, there are some reputed and famous personalizes n in the movie and when there is an ace director you can expect some good results. However the actor was not available for comment but we hope he is too equally excited and believe it to be a good and exciting project. Shooting will take place in Bangalore and other places.

Deepa Sannidhi to star with Upendra in Kick remake

The Telugu film Kick with Ravi Teja and Ileana D’Cruz in the lead roles was a super hit. The movie is now being made in Kannada and Deepa Sannidhi will be playing the role of Ileana D’Cruz. She has been cast to star opposite Upendra. The remake is supposed to be titledSupero Ranga and is directed by N Loknath and produced by K. Manju. The story revolves round two cops and how they deal with different situations depicted in the film.

Deepa’s career is definitely on a role. She has worked with some of the leading stars of the industry like Darshan and Puneet Rajkumar during her short career on the silver screen. She is now working with the golden star Ganesh in the movie Sakkare. The movie is being directed by Abhay Simha. She is also appearing opposite Yash in another movie titled Jaanu. It is directed by Preetham Gubbi. Now she gets to romance a golden star like Upendra. He on the other hand is busy with his work on Brahma and brahmana. According to repports, he has already signed on for Supero Ranga which will be his third movie.

Edegaarike kannada movie review

Edegaarike is a movie based on another movie of the same name that came out in the 90’s. Directed by Sumana Kitthur, the story casts Adhitya, Akanksha, Atul Kulkarni and many others. The music has been given by Sadhu Kokila and it has been produced by MS Ravindra and Syed Aman Bachchan. Rakesh B has done the camera of the movie.

The story tells us about the life and days of Agni Shridhar who was an editor and writer of a particular tabloid. The story of the film has proven the fact that how much of the people are seriously interested to know about a Don’s life. It is interesting to know that people who watch film as a source of entertainment will not prefer to watch this film in the theatres. The entire film has a somber serious look, which becomes difficult to bear towards the end. The film has tried to portray that in spite of being a don, a man can be innocent in media’s eyes.

The film has no modes of providing entertainment to the audience and this has led to very few viewers of the film. The director has mixed up the values of love and crime on the screen and this does not create a very good effect here. The film would be more suitable as a short film, because it lacks most elements that would have made it a commercial film.

On the point of view of performance, Atul Kulkarni has done extremely well as the protagonist. Adhitya has however been quite rigid throughout the movie and has created a negative response from the audience. Other actors have scored an average with their respective performance.

The camera work is worth praising, and so is the music.

Verdict: Just an Average movie

Rating: 2.25/5

Kannada film features a song on Abdul Kalam

It is for the first time that a song is written on the life of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India in Kannada for the movie titled ‘Belakinadege’. The film is made for all the classes of the society and has been cleared by the Regional Censor Board with U certificate. It was a play written by Hamsalekha which was based on a Bengal novel that has won 7 awards. The song which is written on Dr Abdul Kalam is sung by Latha Hamsalekha and B Jayasri RS member. The team members of the film want to show the song to Dr Kalam in next few days.

The director and producer of the film is Thulasi films J Ramesh Kumar Jain. Karibasavaiah who has acted in the film has passed away recently. The music in this film is scored by Kumar Ishwar and camera is handled by Gundlupet Suresh. Editing is done by Sri while Revanna is the art director. The choreographers in the film are Santosh and Sadha Raghav. Other characters in the film include Gururaj Hoskote, Mohan Juneja, Kashi, Suchitra, Chamba Shetty, Master Manjunath, Master Chiranjeevi and many others.

Veena Mallik to feature in Kannada ‘Dirty Picture’

Veena Mallik, who posed nude for a magazine and has made big news in the reality show Big Boss-4 is at present the central point in Kannada films as Venkatappa, the producer of the film ‘Ganga Cauvery’ roped in her for the character of Silk in the Kannada film titled ‘Dirty Picture’. It is what the popular actress Vidya Balan has made popular in the Hindi movie ‘Dirty Picture’ is now repeated by this daring and dashing actress Veena Malik in a Kannada film under the direction of Trishul. He has directed a film titled ‘Baaba’ some years back and is now handling the internationally acclaimed actress.

On being questioned about the permission for the remake of the film, the director has said that Hindi film makers did not seek any permission for making a film on the life of Silk Smitha. He says that the things that are not shown on Silk are shown in this film. Veena Mallik is to participate in the photo shoot on the 12th of May. Venkatappa’s son Akshay is the main hero in the film. What is interesting is that the actress will be shown in two piece, a costume wore Silk Smitha in South Indian films.

Bhavana Rao rechristens her name to ‘Shikha’

Bhavana Rao, the Bengaluru beauty of ‘Vaarevah’ and ‘Gaalipata’ rechristen her name as Shikha for the films in other languages. The actress who is born in Shimoga and has studied in Bengaluru is a Bharatnatyam exponent and a graduate in Human Resources Development, who started her career as an anchor in Asianet and Zee TV channels. She is recognised for a song with the background of Bharatnatyam and has later acted in movies like Mayadantha Male, Holidays, Vaare Vaah, Gagana Chukki Kannada films. However, the results were not as expected by her.

Bhavana Rao turned Shikha in a Tamil movie ‘Mamminangal’ where she did the role of the mother of an ill child has earned her good remarks. She has earlier acted in films like ‘Padhun Partha’ and ‘Kola Kolaya Mandirak’. But the lead role that she got was in ‘Mamminangal’. So Bhavana Rao to the audience of Kannada films is at present in bilingual ‘Attahasa’, which is a film based on the fugitive Veerappan by AMR Ramesh. We hope to see more of the actress in the near future. So we wish luck and best wishes to the actress for her career ahead.