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BIRTH’ RELEASING ON JUNE 3, EYES RECORD BOOKS
‘Birth’ will release in 70 theatres all over Karnataka on June 3. The film is directed by Shivu Holalu and produced by Chandrashekar. The film stars Sriki and Duniya Rashmi in lead roles. Director Shivu Holalu told reporters that the team has applied to Guinness Book of Records for being a unique film. He said the hero and heroine in the movie will not be lip synching or moving their lips but they will be communicating through their minds and hearts with each other.

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NAAGARAHAAVU TO LAUNCH TEASER ON MAY 30
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he teaser of upcoming film Naagarahaavu that stars Vishnuvardhan, Ramya and Diganth will be launched in Bhumika theatre on Monday, May 30 at 7.30 pm. The film is directed by Kodi Ramakrishna and produced by Sajid Qureshi. As a pre-cursor to the teaser launch, there will be a Dolu Kunita in front of the theatre starting at 4.30 pm on Monday and will continue till 7-7.30 pm until the teaser is launched officially. The theatre which is showing U-Turn will cancel its 7.30 pm show on Monday.

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NANNA NINNA PREMA KATHE AUDIO RELEASED
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he music of Nanna Ninna Prema Kathe film was released by S A Chinne Gowda at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday night. It was also his son Vijay Raghavendra’s birthday who is acting in the film. Besides, folk singer Gururaj Hoskote also celebrated his birthday on the same day with the film crew as he has also acted in the film.

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FILM PRO NAGENDRA’S DAUGHTER WEDS
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enior film publicist Nagendra’s daughter N Apoorva tied the nuptial knot with Sanjeev Kumar on Thursday. The newly-weds took their wedding vows in true Hindu tradition amidst chanting of hymns and Vedas. The wedding was attended by the who’s who of the Kannada film industry. Artistes, technicians, producers and directors attended the wedding. Journalists and his colleagues also attended the wedding in large numbers to wish the couple.

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RAVICHANDRAN’S APOORVA HITTING THE SCREENS ON MAY 27
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annada cinema’s showman V Ravichandran’s eagerly awaited movie Apoorva is releasing in more than 175 theatres across Karnataka on May 27 with the support of Jayanna Combines. The film will run three shows in Anupama (Aparna) and a morning show in Kapali. V Ravichandran who has himself produced (under the Eswari Movies banner), written and directed the film held a special pooja of the film’s final version of the hard disc before the journalists.

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KARVVA RELEASING ON MAY 27
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arvva will release in more than 100 theatres all over Karnataka on May 27. The film is produced by Krishna Chaitanya who made the super hit 6-5=2. Chaitanya said Karvva is a bilingual made in Kannada and Sinhalese. The film is written and directed by Navaneeth with Mohan being the movie’s cameraman. The film stars RJ Rohit, Devaraj, Tilak, Anisha Ambrose, Anu, Vijay Chandur and Poonam Singar in a special appearance. Srinivasa Prabhu, K S Sridhar and Padmaja Rao are also in the cast.

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RUN ANTONY’ MUSIC RELEASED
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r Parvathamma Rajkumar released the music of ‘Run Antony’, a film produced under the Vajreshwari Combines banner. Run Antony is Vinay Raghavendra Rajkumar’s second film and his younger brother Guru is making his bow as a production of their prestigious home banner. After rendering the invocation song, Raghavendra Rajkumar said young director Raghu Sastry narrated three stories out of which one was selected. He said just like Vinay went to an acting school in Mumbai, Raghu Sastry also got trained in Mumbai. He said people are always on the run and we hope that films will also run well. 

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COMA’ RELEASING ON MAY 27
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annada film Coma will release on May 27 in about 40 multiplex screens and many single-screen theatres. The film is directed by Ravi and Chetan and produced by Sudhakar. Director Ravi said Coma is a kind of special moment in everyone’s lives. He said when a child is born the father is ecstatic for a moment which could be called coma. He said the film has a few interesting incidents.

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SPECIAL SCREENING OF AWARD WINNING FILM MARIKONDAVARU
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special screening of Marikondavaru was held in Bengaluru on Monday. The film won the second best film award from the state government for 2015. The film is directed by K Shivarudraiah. It stars Sanchari Vijay, Sonu Gowda, Satya, Samyukta Hornad, Sunil Kumar and a few other newcomers. The film is based on Devanur Mahadeva’s literary work. He said three short stories have been made into a film. The short stories relate to sand mafia, rural love and the relationship between a husband and wife in rural milieu.

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ARJUN SARJA LAUNCHES DAUGHTER AISHWARYA IN KANNADA WITH PREMA BARAHA
‘Prema Baraha’, a love story which is written, produced and directed by Arjun Sarja mounted the sets in a grand style at the Sheraton Hotel in Bengaluru on Sundaynight. The film marks the debut of Arjun Sarja’s daughter Aishwarya Arjun into Kannada cinema. Aishwarya is also the granddaughter of Rajesh and late actor Shakti Prasad.Arjun Sarja, a proud father of Aishwarya is producing his 15th film and his second one in Kannada after Abhimanyu.

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VARTHAMANA RELEASES THREE TEASERS, EYES GLOBAL AUDIENCES
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he official teaser trailer of the film Varthamana was released recently at a function. The film crew has released three different teasers keeping in mind different audiences. While a teaser for the Kannada audiences has been released, two other teasers with English and French sub-titles have been released for the international audiences. The film is directed by Umesh Amshi and produced by Hemavathi and Manu.

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MR MOMMAGA TO RELEASE IN SANTOSH, 200 OTHER THEATRES
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r Mommaga, a remake of Tamil hit Manjapai will now release on May 27 in about 200 theatres all over Karnataka with Santosh being the main theatre. Navarasan will be distributing the film in the state. The film is produced by twin brothers Ravi Gowda and Raghu Gowda and is directed by Ragavan who directed the Tamil version. The film marks the debut of Ravi Gowda as an actor and it also stars Oviya who had acted as the female lead in Kirataka, Rangayana Raghu, Avinash and Sadhu Kokila among others.

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THUNDA HAIKLA SAVASA AUDIO RELEASED
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inay Rajkumar released the audio CD of Kannada film Thunda Haikla Savasa, a film made by B M Giriraj at a function in Bengaluru. The music for the film is composed by Ashley who could not make it to the function. Vinay said he was close to the film’s entire team and said they had helped him train as an actor before wishing the team good luck. Producer N S Rajkumar said he hoped that he will score a hattrick under Giriraj’s direction in his next film after the success of Jatta and Mythri.

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SIPAYI AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film Sipayi was released at a function in Bengaluru by minister Ramalinga Reddy, ex-minister Aravind Nimbavali, member of parliament P C Mohan and Ugramm Srimurali. Shailaja Nag of DBeats said she was a fan of music composer Ajneesh Lokanath and that was the reason for them to buy the music rights of Sipayi. Kari Subbu said they bailed out the team which was in difficulty in Thailand. Anish said Siddharth Mahesh is friendly neighbourhood guy from his locality. He said both of them began their struggles together. He said the expenditure for Akira increased because of the quality of songs that made it necessary to go for rich production values and lavish song picturisation.

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MATHU KATHE AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film Mathu Kathe was released by Chetan Chandra and Vijayakumar at a function in Bengaluru. The film is written and directed by Lucky who has also penned the lyrics. The film is produced by Krishna Kumar who is incidentally also playing the main lead. Satish Babu has scored the music. Director Lucky said the film has two love stories in contrast to each other. One love story uses the traditional love letter to express love while the second love story uses technology. He said both the love stories have been blended into the narrative and a screenplay has been written.

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NAAGARAHAAVU CREW TAKES PART IN BENGALURU MARATHON
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rew members of the movie Naagarahaavu participated in the Bengaluru 10K marathon meet held last Sunday. The crew was holding Kannada films and wore t-shirts with Vishnuvardhan’s photo on it to promote the film. The crew members attracted the attention of marathoners. Vishnuvardhan comes alive on the screen in the film in a special appearance.

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SHIVALINGA 100; SHIVANNA & WIFE CELEBRATE 30TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
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annada film Shivalinga will soon complete 100 days of successful run at the box-office. The film that stars Shivarajkumar and Vedika in lead roles is directed  by P Vasu and produced by Suresh. 'Shivalinga' is the first Kannada film to celebrate 100 days this year.Meanwhile, Shivarajkumar and his wife Geetha celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary by performing a special pooja at the Gayathri Temple in Yeshwanthpur on Thursday evening. Earlier in the day the couple celebrated their anniversary with fans at their residence. 
MR MOMMAGA RELEASING ON MAY 27
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r Mommaga, a remake of Tamil hit Manjapai will hit the screens all over Karnataka on May 27. The film is directed by Raghavan who also made the Tamil version.  The film stars Ravi Gowda and Oviya in lead roles. Malavalli Saikrishna has written the dialogues and Raghunandan has scored the music. Dev Raghavan is the editor. The film is about the relationship between the grandfather and his grandson. Mr Mommaga has got a U certificate from the censors. Rangayana Raghu plays the grandfather. Avinash and Kuri Pratap are also in the cast.

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ARYABHATTA AWARDS PRESENTED
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ctor-director Ramesh Aravind, producer B K Srinivas, lyricist and music director K Kalyan received the Aryabhatta Award on Wednesday at a function in Bengaluru. Directors R V Udayakumar and Sunil Kumar Desai also received the award. Prem Prakash Gupta, Dr K M Rajeshchandra are the other awardees from the film field. Playback singer Anuradha Bhat and popular radio jockey Rapid Rashmi also received the Aryabhatta award. Gurudutt bagged the award in the television category.

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`ಮಿ.ಮೊಮ್ಮಗ’ ತೆರೆಗೆ ಸಿದ್ದ
ತಾತ, ಮೊಮ್ಮಗ ಬೆಸುಗೆಯ ಚಿತ್ರ ‘ಮಿ.ಮೊಮ್ಮಗ’ ತಮಿಳಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಿ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ರಿಗೆ ಆಯ್ಕೆಯಾಗಿದ್ದ ಮಂಜಾಪೈ ರಿಮೇಕ್ ಆಗಿದೆ. ತಮಿಳು ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಕತೆ,ಚಿತ್ರಕತೆ ಬರೆದು ಆಕ್ಷನ್ ಕಟ್ ಹೇಳಿದ್ದ ರಾಘವನ್ ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಅದೇ ಕೆಲಸವನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಸೆನ್ಸಾರ್ ಮಂಡಳಿ ವೀಕ್ಷಿಸಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಕುಟುಂಬಸಮೇತ ನೋಡಬಹುದಾದ ಚಿತ್ರವೆಂದು ಯು ಪ್ರಮಾಣಪತ್ರ ನೀಡಿದೆ. ರವಿಗೌಡ ನಾಯಕನಾಗಿ ಪ್ರಥಮ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ. ಯಶ್ ಜೊತೆ ಕಿರಾತಕ ಸಿನಿಮಾದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದ ನೀರೆ ಓವಿಯಾ ನಾಯಕಿ. ಇವರು ಹೊಸಬರ ಜೊತೆ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳು ಹಿಟ್ ಆಗಿದೆಯಂತೆ. ಅದೇ ರೀತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಇದು ಹೆಸರು ತಂದುಕೊಡುತ್ತದೆಂದು ತಂಡವು ಆಶಾಭಾವನೆಯಲ್ಲಿದೆ.

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THITHI WINS BEST FILM AWARD; VIJAY RAGHAVENDRA, MALASHRI WIN BEST ACTOR AWARDS
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hithi has won the best film award for 2015 from the government of Karnataka. Marikondavaru has bagged the second best film award and Mythri has won the third best film award. Vijay Raghavendra has won the best actor for the film Shivayogi Sri Puttajjaiah and Malashri has bagged the best actress award for her performance in Ganga.

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MATHTHE BANDA VEERAPPAN AUDIO RELEASED
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he shoot for Maththe Banda Veerappan has been completed and the film’s audio was released at a function in Bengaluru by senior photojournalist K N Nagesh Kumar. The film is directed by Purushottam and is produced by Annappa. Ganesh Rao and Annappa have performed the roles of Veerappan in the movie.

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U-TURN RELEASING ON MAY 20
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-Turn, a murder mystery directed by Pavan Kumar will release on May 20 in 35 single screen theatres and multiplexes all over Karnataka. The film stars Dilip Raj, Shraddha Srinath and Radhika Chetan among others. Director Pavan Kumar of Lucia fame told reporters that the film ran to packed houses for two shows at the New York film festival where 80 percent of the viewers were Kannadigas. The film also won the best screenplay award at the festival, he said.

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THANDAVA RELEASING ON MAY 20
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handava, a suspense thriller produced by Swathi Ambarish and directed by Gopal will release on May 20 in 60 to 70 theatres through Jayalakshmi Films all over Karnataka. The film stars Vasanth and Chandini in lead roles. Garima Singh has appeared in an item number.  Director Gopal told reporters that the film is more of a reality film with less glamour. The film has been shot in Bengaluru.

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RIKTHA’ COMPLETES SHOOT
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annada film ‘Riktha’ (meaning zero) has completed its shoot and is in advanced stage of post-production. The film is produced by debutant Arun Kumar and directed by Amruth Kumar, an alumni of Adarsha Film Institute. The film has national award winner Sanchari Vijay playing the lead role. Varshini is playing a ghost and Advika, a close relative of Puttanna Kanagal is playing the female lead.  Director Amruth Kumar said the film has completed its shoot in 30 days. He said the film’s story runs in three layers – love, horror and thriller suspense.

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SHALINI RELEASING ON MAY 27
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halini, a horror film will release on May 27 in about 40 to 50 theatres all over Karnataka through Arya Mourya Gowda who is distributing the film. The film is directed by Mallikarjun and produced by K Srinivas. Shyam Sindanur is the cameraman and Shivu is the editor. The movie stars newcomers Santosh, Prema, Anvitha, Aravind, Puneeth, Preethi and stalwarts like Shobhraj and Mandeep Rai. Director Mallikarjun said the film is based on what he heard during a conversation that he overheard at a tea stall in Kushalnagar.

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ಮುಂದಿನ ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ತೆರೆ ಮೇಲೆ `ಸುಳಿ'
ಮಲೆನಾಡಿನ ಮೂಲೆಯೊಂದರ ಗುಡ್ಡಗಾಡುಗಳ ನಡುವೆ ಯಾವುದೇ?ಸಂಪರ್ಕವಿಲ್ಲದ ಹಳ್ಳಿಯೊಂದರಲ್ಲಿ ಬದುಕುವ ಬುಡೇನ್ ಸಾಬ್ ಕುಟುಂಬದಲ್ಲಿ ಏಳುವ `ಸುಳಿ' ಎಂಥದು? ಭಯೋತ್ಪಾದನೆ ಹೇಗೆ ಹಳ್ಳಿಮಟ್ಟಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದು ತಲುಪಿದೆ? ಬುಡೆನ್ ಸಾಬ್‍ರಂಥವರು ಅದಕ್ಕೆ ಬಲಿಯಾಗುವರೇ? ಇಂಥವೇ ಹಲವು ಪ್ರಶ್ನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಇಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಪಿ.ಎಚ್.ವಿಶ್ವನಾಥ್ `ಸುಳಿ' ಚಿತ್ರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇದು ಇದೇ ಮೇ 20ರಂದು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿದೆ.

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B K SRINIVAS WINS ARYABHATTA AWARD, CELEBRATES 25 YRS OF WEDDED LIFE
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roducer B K Srinivas won the coveted Aryabhatta Award for 2015 and also celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary with wife Mangala and son Harsha on Monday. The couple celebrated the silver jubilee of their wedded life at their residence with son Harsha overseeing all arrangements. A special pooja was organized by the couple on the occasion. B K Srinivas has produced films like Mandakini, Alemaari, Dove and Angulimala.

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OJUS AUDIO RELEASED
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he music of the Kannada film Ojus (meaning light in Sanskrit) was released at a function in Bengaluru. The first schedule of the film’s shoot has been completed. The film is directed by debutant Vardhan. Vardhan said Ojus is a heroine-oriented film and since the songs were good the team thought of releasing the audio soon. Karthik Venkatesh has scored the music. The heroine plays a strict officer who develops the village against all odds and succeeds. She meets stiff opposition from the village head. Vardhan said he picked journalist Yathiraj after the actor of 100 films had grown his moustache for a Tamil film.

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MADAMAKKI MUSIC RELEASED
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adamakki, a place near Mangaluru is also the name of a new Kannada film that is based on don Sadhu Shetty’s story who was shot dead a few years back. The film is directed by Vinay Preetham and produced  by Shivanna Dasanapura. The film stars Tanush and Nikita Narayan in lead roles. Saikumar and Tara are also in the cast. Deepika Kamaiah has performed an item number in the movie.

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BABLUSHA MUSIC LAUNCHED
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ablusha, a Kannada film which has completed its shoot launched its audio at a function in Mantri Mall in Bengaluru on Friday evening. The film is produced by professionals from the IT-BT sector and is directed by Venkatesh Bharadwaj, son of C V Shivashankar. Director Venkatesh Bharadwaj told journalists that Bablusha is a period film that goes back to Vijayanagar empire when Krishnadevaraya was ruling. He said a few incidents have been taken and made into a film.

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TALE BACHKOLLI POWDER HAAKOLLI RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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ale Bachkolli Powder Haakolli, a film that released last weekend is now running successfully and has entered the second week. The film is produced by Vikram Arya who has also played the main lead. The film is directed by Venugopal. Producer Arya told reporters that he was initially scared and doubtful about the film’s prospects but he said when he saw the film he thought there were a few things for the audiences. 

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RASAPURI AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the Kannada film Rasapuri was released at a function in Bengaluru. Debutant Jeetendra has scored the music. The film is produced by R Srinivas Shetty who has also penned the story. The film stars Manish, Chitral, Sridhar, Nakul and Ramya. The film is directed by A Manju Daivagnya.

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JIGARTHANDA MUSIC RELEASED
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usic of the Kannada film Jigarthanda, a remake of the Tamil film with the same name was released at a glittering function in Bengaluru on Wednesday night. The film is produced by Raghunath, Khichcha Sudeep and Satyanarayana. The film stars Rahul, Samyukta Hornad, Ravishankar and Chikkanna among others. The film is directed by Shivaganesh.Music composer Arjun Janya who has given the music for the film said Sudeep called him and gave him an opportunity to which he couldn’t say no. He said the film has five songs of which one song had been sung by Ravishankar.

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NIRUTTARA COMPLETES SHOOT, TO GO TO CENSORS
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poorva Kasaravalli’s maiden directorial film Niruttara has completed its shoot and is ready to go for censor certification. The film’s posters were released at a function to mark the movie’s completion. The film’s audio will be released on May 18. The movie stars Rahul Bose, Bhavana, Kiran Srinivas and Aindrita Ray in key roles. Neeladri Kumar has scored the music for the movie which has six songs and Kaviraj has penned the lyrics for all of them. The film is produced by Aravind Ramanna under the banner Home Town Production. 

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DAKSHA YAGNA TO RELEASE ON MAY 20
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aksha Yagna, a mythological based social film will release on May 20 in about 50 theatres all over Karnataka instead of the earlier announced date of May 13. The film is being distributed by M N Kumar. The film is produced and directed by Sidde Gowda. The film is co-produced by Shivu and Nataraj. Raghu and Dayanand have worked as co-directors.

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CHANDAN SHETTY TO LAUNCH NEW KANNADA PARTY RAP SONG ON MAY 14
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oung and upcoming singer Chandan Shetty will launch a new Kannada rap song for parties titled 3Peg on Youtube on May 14. Taking a cue from the success of his earlier rap song Halagode that clocked 5.3 lakh hits, the singer has written and sung the party rap song that he hopes will go viral on the web.

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RISK’ RELEASING ON MAY 13
‘Risk’, a horror film will release all over Karnataka in more than 70 theatres on May 13. Music composer Rajesh Ramanath is the co-producer of the movie with Venkat Gowda. The film is directed by Raj. Rajesh Ramanath told reporters that only bravehearts can visit the theatre and watch the movie. He said editor Eshwar became scared while he was editing the whole film. Rajesh said the film is about a group of youngsters who get lost on their journey and get into trouble with a ghost.

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PHOTOJOURNALIST K N NAGESH KUMAR CELEBRATES 54TH BIRTHDAY
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enior photojournalist K N Nagesh Kumar celebrated his 54th birthday on Tuesday in a unique manner with his colleagues, friends, well-wishers and the film fraternity. The senior lensman didn’t have to cut just one cake on the day but he had the honour of cutting four cakes in four different press meets. The senior cameraman’s day began with upcoming Kannada rap singer Chandan Shetty’s press meet in the morning where he cut the first cake. It was followed by a surprise in the afternoon

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DARSHAN’S JAGGU DADA AUDIO RELEASED
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he music audio of Darshan’s upcoming film Jaggu Dada was released at a function on Monday evening. The film is produced and directed by Raghavendra Hegde based on his own story. V Harikrishna has scored the music. The film stars Deeksha Seth, Srujan Lokesh, Vishal Hegde, Urmila Gayathri and Amit Tiwari. Deepika Kamaiah has made a guest appearance.

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JOHN JOHNNY JANARDHAN LAUNCHED
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ohn Johnny Janardhan, a multistarrer film and a remake of Malayalam hit Amar Akbar Anthony mounted the sets on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya on Monday. The film stars Ajai Rao, Loose Maada Yogi and Madarangi Krishna. Malashri plays a key role in the film. The film is produced by Padmaraju and directed by Guru Deshpande.

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1986’ LAUNCHED
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new film titled 1986 was launched at the Doddaganesha Temple in Basavanagudi on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritya on Monday. The film is directed by Shashidhar who is a VFX technician and has worked in Hindi film Happy New Year and a Kannada film Daksha Yagna. Director  Shashidhar said 1986 is a subject oriented film with three stories that happen in the year.

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VIJAY SURYA STARS IN UNTITLED FILM
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opular television actor Vijay Surya has started work in an untitled film that mounted the sets on Monday. The film is directed by Vasanth and is produced by Manjunath. Meghashri plays the female lead. Director Vasanth told reporters that the film is a family oriented subject that lays stress on relationships that are going kaput in the garb of chasing and making money. He said people are forgetting about human relationships as they are chasing money and are out to only amass wealth.

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NAAGARAHAAVU’ REVS UP FOR TEASER, AUDIO LAUNCH
‘Naagarahaavu’ is now gearing up for the release of its teaser sometime this month. While the movie’s audio release is expected to happen in June, the film is expected to release in July. The film, which stars Ramya and Diganth in lead roles, has completed 150 days of shoot under ace Telugu film-maker Kodi Ramakrishna’s direction. Producer Sajid Qureshi has helped Kodi Ramakrishna in the movie’s post-production work.Late Dr Vishnuvardhan will come alive on screen and the team has used head replacement technology to bring back the late actor alive. Producer Sajid Qureshi told reporters that the climax scenes lasting 40 minutes are riveting when audiences would get to watch Dr Vishnuvardhan. He said Vishnuvardhan himself or some other unknown force had been helpful in the completion of these scenes.

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SULI RELEASING ON MAY 20
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uli, a film that is produced by Pranaya Raja Srinath and co-produced by T S Satyanarayana will release all over Karnataka on May 20. The film is based on P H Vishwanath’s story and Damodar Shetty has penned the dialogues. Vishwanath himself has directed the film. The film stars Srinath, Pragathi Neenasam, Susheela, Adwithi and Ashwiti in key roles.

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YOGARAJ BHAT’S DHANA KAAYONU MUSIC CD RELEASED
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he audio CD of Yogaraj Bhat’s upcoming film Dhana Kaayonu was released by Rachita Ram and Basha at a function surrounding Kencheeramma Temple in Kanakapura. The film is produced by Kanakapura Srinivas and it stars Duniya Vijay and Priya Mani in lead roles. It also stars Suchendra Prasad, Rangayana Raghu, Veena Sunder and Natasha in supporting roles. Three songs of the movie along with the trailer were shown on the occasion.The shoot for the film is over.

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ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಅಭಿಮನ್ ರಾಯ್ ಯಾವುದೇ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಮಾಡಿದರೂ ಅದರಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಷ್ಟು ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಭಾರೀ ಸೌಂಡು ಮಾಡುತ್ತವೆ. ಅದರಲ್ಲೂ ಕೋಮಲ್ ಮತ್ತು ಅಭಿಮನ್ ರಾಯ್ ಕಾಂಬಿನೇಷನ್ ಸಿಕ್ಕಾಪಟ್ಟೆ ವರ್ಕ್ ಔಟ್ ಆಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಕಳೆದ ಬಾರಿ ಕರೋಡ್ ಪತಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾದ `ಸರಳ ಸರಳ' ಹಾಡು ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಪಾಪ್ಯುಲರ್ ಆಗಿತ್ತು.ಈ ಬಾರಿ ರಾಜ್ ಗೋಪಿ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ `ಡೀಲ್ ರಾಜ' ಸಿನಿಮಾದ ಹಾಡೂ ಈ ಹಿಂದಿನ ಅವರ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ರೆಕಾರ್ಡುಗಳನ್ನು ಬ್ರೇಕ್ ಮಾಡುವ ಸೂಚನೆ ತೋರಿದೆ.

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ನವದೆಹಲಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮಂಗಳವಾರ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಪತಿ ಪ್ರಣಬ್ ಮುಖರ್ಜಿ ೬೩ನೇ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿಗಳನ್ನು ಪ್ರದಾನ ಮಾಡಿದರು. `ತಿಥಿ` ಕನ್ನಡದ ಅತ್ಯುತ್ತಮ ಚಿತ್ರ ಗೌರವಕ್ಕೆ ಭಾಜನವಾಗಿದ್ದು, ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ರಾಮ್‌ರೆಡ್ಡಿ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ ಸ್ವೀಕರಿಸಿದರು.
ಶ್ರೀಕಂಠ ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಬಾಕಿ
ಶಿವರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅಭಿನಯದ ಶ್ರೀಕಂಠ ಮಾತಿನ ಭಾಗದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಮುಗಿಸಿದೆ. ಇದರನ್ವಯ ವಿಷಯವನ್ನು ಹಂಚಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲು ತಂಡವು ಮಾಧ್ಯಮದವರನ್ನು ಭೇಟಿ ಮಾಡಿತ್ತು. ನಾಲ್ಕು ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಬಾಕಿ ಇದೆ. ಒಂದು ಗೀತೆಯನ್ನು ಓವರ್‌ಸೀಸ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆಸಲು ಯೋಜನೆ ಹಾಕಿಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಒಬ್ಬ ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಮನುಷ್ಯ ಸಮಾಜವನ್ನು ಹತೋಟಿಗೆ ತರಲು ಪ್ರಯತ್ನಪಟ್ಟಾಗ ಏನೆಲ್ಲಾ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳು ಎದುರಾಗುತ್ತವೆ ಎಂಬ ಪಾತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಶಿವಣ್ಣರ ಅಭಿನಯ ಸೂಪರ್.

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ರಾಗಿಣ ಸ್ನೇಹಜೀವಿ - ಸಾರಾಗೋವಿಂದು
ಹದಿನೆಂಟು ತಿಂಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ ಮಹೂರ್ತ ಆಚರಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ವೀರ ರಣಚಂಡಿ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಕೆಲಸವನ್ನು ಮುಗಿಸಿದೆ. ಪ್ರಚಾರದ ಮೊದಲ ಹಂತವಾಗಿ ಆಡಿಯೋ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಂಡಿತ್ತು. ನಾಲ್ಕು ಮಹಿಳಾ ಪ್ರಧಾನ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿರುವ ಆನಂದ್.ಪಿ.ರಾಜು ಚಿತ್ರದ ಕುರಿತು ಈ ರೀತಿ ಬಣ ಸಿಕೊಂಡರು. ಲೇಟ್ ಆದರೂ ಲೇಟಸ್ಟ್ ಆಗಿ ಬಂದಿದೆ. ಇಲ್ಲಿಯವರಗೆ ೨೩ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡಲಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಇದರಲ್ಲಿ ಬಹುತೇಕ ಆಕ್ಷನ್ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳು ಇವೆ.

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ಅಸ್ತಿತ್ವ ಮಾತುಗಳು
ಕೃಷ್ಣನ್ ಮ್ಯಾರೇಜ್ ಸ್ಟೋರಿ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದ ನೂತನ್‌ಉಮೇಶ್ ಆಕ್ಷನ್ ಕಟ್ ಹೇಳಿರುವ ಅಸ್ತಿತ್ವ ಅಡಿಬರಹದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾಡು ಇಲ್ಲವೆ ಮಡಿ ಇರುವ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಮುಗಿದ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಫಸ್ಟ್ ಲುಕ್‌ನ್ನು ತೋರಿಸಲು ಮಾದ್ಯಮದ ಮುಂದೆ ತಂಡವು ಹಾಜರಿತ್ತು. ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆ ಬರೆದಿರುವ ನೂತನ್‌ಉಮೇಶ್ ಮೊದಲು ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾ, ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, ಮೈಸೂರು, ರಾಮನಗರ ಸ್ಥಳಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ೫೦ ದಿನಗಳ ಕಾಲ ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ ನಡೆಸಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಮನುಷ್ಯನೊಬ್ಬ ತನ್ನ ಅಸ್ತಿತ್ವವನ್ನು ಉಳಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲು ಏನೆಲ್ಲಾ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಢುತ್ತಾನೆ ಎಂಬುದರ ಕತೆಯನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರಕತೆಯು ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಗ್ರಿಪ್ ಇರುವುದರಿಂದ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ೧೫ ಪಾತ್ರಗಳು ಮುಖ್ಯ ಏನಿಸುತ್ತದೆ. ತಮಿಳು ಚಿತ್ರ ನಾನ್ ರಿಮೇಕ್ ಆಗಿರುವುದರಿಂದ ಅದರ ರಾಗಗಳನ್ನು ಬಳಸಲಾಗಿದೆ.

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ಗಡಿಭಾಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಕಂಪು
ಚಿಕ್ಕಾಬಳ್ಳಾಪುರ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆ, ಶಿಡ್ಲಘಟ್ಟ ತಾಲ್ಲೊಕನ್ನು ಗಡಿನಾಡ ಸ್ಥಳವೆಂದು ಸರ್ಕಾರವು ಘೋಷಿಸಿದೆ. ಕಾರ್ಮಿಕರ ದಿನಾಚರಣೆಯಂದು ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಹಬ್ಬದ ವಾತವರಣ ಆಗಿತ್ತು. ಅದಕ್ಕೆ ಕಾರಣ ನಭೂತೋ ನ ಭವಿಷ್ಯತಿ ಎಂಬಂತೆ ಲಕ್ಷಣ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಧ್ವನಿಸಾಂದ್ರಿಕೆ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಆರ್.ಚಂದ್ರು ಹುಟ್ಟೂರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಅದ್ದೂರಿಯಾಗಿ ನಡೆಯಿತು. ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಮತ್ತು ಹಾಲಿ ವಿಧಾನ ಪರಿಷತ್ ಸದಸ್ಯರಾಗಿರುವ ಹೆಚ್.ಎಂ.ರೇವಣ್ಣರಿಗೆ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತರು,ಹಿತೈಷಿಗಳು ಇರುವುದರಿಂದ ಸೆಲೆಬ್ರಿಟಿಗಳಿಗಿಂತ ರಾಜಕೀಯ ಧುರೀಣರು ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭ ಹಾರೈಸಲು ದೂರದಿಂದ ಆಗಮಿಸಿದ್ದರು. ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ, ನಾಯಕ,

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ಕನ್ನಡಕ ಹಾಕ್ಕೋಳ್ಳಿ ಲಿಪ್‌ಸ್ಟಿಕ್ ಹಚ್ಕೋಳ್ಳಿ
ತಲೆ ಬಾಚ್ಕೋಳ್ಳಿ ಪೌಡರ್ ಹಾಕ್ಕೋಳ್ಳಿ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಕೊನೆ ಭೇಟಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕಿ ನಿಖಿತಾತುಕ್ರಾಲ್ ಕನ್ನಡಕ ಹಾಕಿಕೊಂಡು, ಲಿಪ್‌ಸ್ಟಿಕ್ ಬಳಿದುಕೊಂಡು ಎಲ್ಲರ ಗಮನ ಸೆಳೆದರು. ಕತೆ,ಚಿತ್ರಕತೆ, ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡಿರುವ ವೇಣುಗೋಪಾಲ್ ಅವರ ಪ್ರಕಾರ ಶೀರ್ಷಿಕೆ ಕೇಳಿದರೆ ನಗು ಬರುತ್ತದೆ. ಅದೇ ರೀತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಪೂರ್ತಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಕಾಮಿಡಿಯಾಗಿದೆ. ಒಂದು ಟಿಕೆಟ್‌ಗೆ ಎರಡು ಸಿನಿಮಾ ನೋಡಿದಂತೆ ಭಾಸವಾಗುತ್ತದೆ ಅಂತ ಬಣ್ಣನೆ ನೀಡಿದರು. ಮೊದಲಬಾರಿ ಭಾವನಾತ್ಮಕ ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶ ಮತ್ತು ನಾಯಕನಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದೇನೆ ಅಂತ ಖುಷಿ ಹಂಚಿಕೊಂಡರು ಪ್ರವರ್ದಮಾನಕ್ಕೆ ಬರುತ್ತಿರುವ ನಟ ಚಿಕ್ಕಣ್ಣ.

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ಅಕಿರ ದರ್ಶನ
ಪ್ರಾರಂಭದಿಂದಲೂ ಪ್ರಚಾರ ಪಡೆದುಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಅಕಿರ ಚಿತ್ರವು ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬರಲು ಸಿದ್ದಗೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಇದರನ್ವಯ ಸಿಟಾಡೆಲ್ ಹೋಟೆಲ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಪೂರ್ವ ಪತ್ರಿಕಾಗೋಷ್ಟಿಯನ್ನು ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರು ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದರು. ಪಾಲುದಾರರಾದ ಚೇತನ್ ತಮ್ಮ ಮಾತಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಇದೇ ಕೊನೆ ಭೇಟಿ. ಮುಂದೆ ಸಕ್ಸಸ್ ಮೀಟ್ ಸೇರಬಹುದು. ಹೊಸಬರ ತಂಡವಾದರೂ ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿರದಿಂದ ನಮಗೆ ಕೊಡಿ ಅಂತ ಬೇಡಿಕೆ ಬಂದಿದೆ. ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಜಾಲತಾಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಸಕರಾತ್ಮಕ ಸ್ಪಂದನೆ ಸಿಕ್ಕಿದೆ. ೨ ತಿಂಗಳ ಅಂತರದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಚಾರದ ಸಲುವಾಗಿ ೧೦೦೦೦ ಕಿಮೀ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದೇವೆ.

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ಗೋಲಿಸೋಡ ಕುಡಿಯಲು ಬನ್ನಿ
ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಪ್ರವೀಣ್ ಅದ್ದೂರಿ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ಜನರಿಗೆ ನೀಡಿದ್ದು, ಈ ಬಾರಿ ಸಣ್ಣ ಬಜೆಟ್ ರಿಮೇಕ್ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಗೋಲಿ ಸೋಡ ವನ್ನು ಸದ್ದಿಲ್ಲದೆ ಮುಗಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಟೀಸರ್‌ನ್ನು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದರು ಸುದೀಪ್. ಈ ಬಾರಿ ಪೋಸ್ಟರ್‌ನ್ನು ಅನಾವರಣಗೊಳಿಸಲು ಗಣೇಶ್ ಆಗಮಿಸಿ, ತಮಿಳಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಹಿಟ್ ಆದ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಕೇಳಿದ್ದೇನೆ. ಮಾರ್ಕೆಟ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ಜೀವನಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಸಣ್ಣ ವ್ಯಾಪಾರ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ೪ ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಮೇಲೆ ದೌರ್ಜನ್ಯ ನಡೆದ ಕತೆ ಸುಂದರವಾಗಿ ಮೂಡಿಬಂದಿದೆ. ಅದೇ ರೀತಿ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಿಸಿರ ಬಹುದು. ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರು ಸ್ವಾಭಾವಿಕವಾಗಿ ಮಕ್ಕಳನ್ನು ಬಳಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ತಂಡಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭವಾಗಲಿ ಎಂದರು. ಹೇಮಂತ್, ಚಂದನ್, ಪ್ರಿಯಾಂಕಜೈನ್, ದಿವ್ಯರಂಗಾಯಣ ಎಲ್ಲರಿಗೂ ಹೊಸ ಅನುಭವ. ಮೂಲ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಲನ್ ಆಗಿ ಕಾಣ ಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ಮಧೂಸೂದನ್ ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಅದೇ ಪಾತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಬಣ್ಣ ಹಚ್ಚಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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ಡಿಕ್ಟೆಟರ್‌ಗೆ ಗುಡ್‌ಬೈ ಹೇಳಿದ ಹುಚ್ಚವೆಂಕಟ್
ವಿಜಯ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ, ಎಸ್.ನಾರಾಯಣ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಡಿಕ್ಟೆಟರ್ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಹುಚ್ಚವೆಂಕಟ್ ನಾಯಕನಾಗಿ ಅಭಿನಯಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ ಎಂಬುದರ ಸುದ್ದಿಗೆ ಸ್ವತ: ವೆಂಕಟ್‌ರವರು ನಾನು ನಟಿಸುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ ಅಂತ ಹೇಳಿ ಯೋಜನೆಗೆ ತೆರೆ ಏಳೆದಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅದಕ್ಕೆ ಅವರು ನೀಡುವ ಕಾರಣ, ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಹೊಣೆಯನ್ನು ನಾರಾಯಣ್‌ರವರಿಗೆ ನೀಡಬೇಕೆಂದು ಶಿಪಾರಸ್ಸು ಮಾಡಿದ್ದೆ. ಆದರೆ ಕತೆ ಸಿದ್ದಪಡಿಸಲು ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಸಮಯ ತೆಗೆದುಕೊಂಡು ಅವರ ಕೆಲಸ ಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಳ್ಳವವರೆಗೂ ಬೇರೆ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟಿಸಬಾರದೆಂದು ಷರತ್ತು ವಿಧಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಹೊರಬರಲಾಯಿತು ಅಂತಾರೆ. ಬೇರೆ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರು ಮುಂಗಡ ನೀಡಿರುವುದರಿಂದ ಅವರ ಸಿನಿಮಾದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟಿಸಬೇಕಾಗಿದೆ. ಸ್ವಂತ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದ ಪೂರ್ಕಿ ಹುಚ್ಚವೆಂಕಟ್ ನಲ್ಲಿ ಬ್ಯುಸಿ ಇರುವುದರಿಂದ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಕಡೆ ಗಮನ ಹರಿಸಬೇಕಾಗಿದೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಹೊರಬರಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಇನ್ನು ಮುಂದೆ ಅವರಿಗೂ ನನಗೂ ಸಂಬಂದವಿಲ್ಲ ಅಂತಾರೆ.

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STYLE KING RELEASING ON MAY 13
Golden Star Ganesh’s upcoming film Style King will release in about 200 theatres all over Karnataka on May 13 of which the movie will release in 60 theatres in Bengaluru. Style King is produced by Maruti and directed by P C Shekar. The film marks the debut of Malayalam actress Ramya Nambeesan into Kannada cinema. The film has Ganesh playing a dual role for the first time.

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CHAKRAVYUHA SUPERB ACTION MOVIE
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uneeth Rajkumar's new film Chakravyuha is a brilliantly made action thriller that also has good commercial elements like romance and also a message for the society. The film's title is from the old Ambrish film of 1980s which was a political thriller. This film also has a political angle, but the focus is more on a vigilante and his efforts to set right a wrong than change the system. He gets embroiled in a situation in which he tries to take revenge as a public cause but ends up trapped himself and putting in danger his family and lover.

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MATTHE SHH COMPLETES 25 DAYS
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atthe Shh has successfully completed 25 days at the box-office. The film is produced by Dayananda Matapathi and directed by Wesley Brown. The film stars Reddy, Shruthi Heera and Samhita Shah among others. Director Wesley told reporters that the film ran to a full house in Mantri Mall’s Gold Class multiplex hall which is the first for a Kannada film. He said the film released in 20 theatres and is now running in four theatres.

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ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಭಾಗ್ಯ ಕಂಡ ಸ್ಟೈಲ್‌ಕಿಂಗ್
೨೦೧೪ರ ಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷೀ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಹಿಂದಿನ ದಿನದಂದು ಸಿಂಪೋನಿ ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿರದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಹೂರ್ತ ಆಚರಿಸಿಕೊಂಡ ಸ್ಟೈಲ್ ಕಿಂಗ್ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಮೇ ೧೩ರಂದು ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬರಲು ಸಿದ್ದವಾಗಿದೆ. ರೋಮಿಯೋ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದ ಪಿ.ಸಿ.ಶೇಖರ್ ಗಣೇಶ್‌ರವರಿಗೆ ಎರಡನೆ ಬಾರಿ ಕತೆ, ಬರೆದು ಆಕ್ಷನ್ ಕಟ್ ಹೇಳಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಲವರ್‌ಬಾಯ್ ಆಗಿ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಕಾಣ ಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ಗಣೇಶ್ ಮೊದಲಬಾರಿ ದ್ವಿಪಾತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಒಂದರಲ್ಲಿ ರಗಡ್ ಲುಕ್, ಮತ್ತೋಂದರಲ್ಲಿ ಮುಗ್ದತೆ ಇರುವ ಪಾತ್ರ. ಮಲೆಯಾಳಂ ಕುಟ್ಟಿ ರಮ್ಯಾನಂಬೀಶನ್ ನಾಯಕಿ. ಇವರೊಂದಿಗೆ ರಂಗಾಯಣರಘು, ಸಾಧುಕೋಕಿಲ ನಟನೆ ಇದೆ. ಅರ್ಜುನ್‌ಜನ್ಯಾ ಸಂಗೀತ ಸಂಯೋಜನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಐದು ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಇರುತ್ತವೆ.

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SANTHEYALLI NINTA KABEERA MUSIC RELEASED
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ash released the audio of Shivarajkumar’s upcoming film Santheyalli Ninta Kabeera at a well attended function in Bengaluru. Trailers and three songs of the movie were also shown to the audiences. Ugramm Srimurali was also another attraction for the audio launch. Earlier, speaking at the function Yash said he is fond of Shivanna and added that there is an exchange of ideas even if both of them meet for just five minutes. He said Kannada cinema is like an ocean and Dr Rajkumar has given us the sea route. 

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CURTAINS COME DOWN ON TRIBHUVAN, KAILASH THEATRES
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ilm theatres Tribhuvan and Kailash will close shop on Thursday reducing the number of single screen theatres in Majestic to nine. The decision to close down Tribhuvan and Kailash theatres was taken by the owner and his family members. It’s the original owner who has taken the decision according to KFCC and not the exhibitor because once the lease expires the exhibitor has to hand over the land which is not his. In Majestic area, the single-screen theatres that are still running are Santosh, Nartaki, Sapna, Menaka, Bhoomika, Abhinay, Anupama, Movieland and Kapali. The single-screen theatres that have closed down are: Kalpana, Alankar, Kempegowda, Geetha, Himalaya, Sagar, Prabhat, Sangam and Majestic. Triveni may reopen in a few months, it is learnt.
CHAKRAVYUHA RELEASING ON APRIL 29
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uneeth Rajkumar’s much-awaited film Chakravyuha will release in more than 250 theatres all over Karnataka on April 29. The film will be releasing in Nartaki theatre in Bengaluru which is the main theatre. The film has got a U/A  certificate from the censors. The release of the film got postponed following some confusion in getting the censor certificate. The film has been censored in Bengaluru regional office of the censor board. Kajal Aggarwal has sung a duet romantic number with Puneeth in the film which is becoming popular by the day. The film has music by S S Thaman. The film Chakravyuha stars Rachitha Ram in the female lead. The film is directed by Saravanan and is produced by Lohith.
SHORT FILM ‘RAPE’ EXHIBITED
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short film ‘Rape’ of four and a half minutes duration was shown to journalists. The film has been made by Srichi, a close associate of Yogaraj Bhat and Guruprasad. Srichi told reporters that ‘Rape’ means mental harassment for a boy who is growing up. The parents, teacher, police and politician and a lawyer make up  for the cast who are taken to task by the protagonist.He said parents want their children to study so that they earn money and not for any learning. He said when it comes to teaching, teachers are not educated enough or knowledgeable and they are just eking out a living by earning some money out of this job.

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OOTY RELEASING ON APRIL 29,  JOURNO RUKKOJI FETED BY FILM TEAM
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annada film Ooty will release in more than 100 theatres all over Karnataka on April 29. The film is directed by Mahesh Kumar and is produced by a practicing lawyer H Mohan Kumar. The film stars Jugaari Avinash, Naina Sarwar, Nikhil, Giriraj and Guruprasad among others. Director Mahesh Kumar said the film is a love story told in the backdrop of 1991 Cauvery riots. The hero and heroine, both belonging to the labour class, fall in love with each other but get separated.

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POONAM PANDEY TO SCARE KANNADA AUDIENCES IN NEW FILM
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tarlet Poonam Pandey is back in Kannada cinema two years after doing the item number in Love is Poison. But, this time she is playing the female lead in an untitled Kannada film. The film is produced and directed by Yuvaraj who has directed one film each in Tamil and Telugu. Poonam Pandey told reporters that she is out to scare people in this horror film and added that she was glad to be playing the lead role for the first time. 

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ADITYA BACK AFTER HIATUS WITH BENGALURU UNDERWORLD
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ditya is back after a hiatus with Bengaluru Underworld, a film that is being helmed by P N Satyaa. Darshan sounded the clapboard for the film at a temple in Bengaluru and shoot for the film is now under way. Director Satyaa who has also written the story told journalists that he is working with Adityaa for the first time Satyaa said when he met Adityaa the actor wanted him to narrate one line so that they could get started with the project. The director said Adityaa will be seen in a different style.

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IMRAN SAYS SORRY, MALASHRI AGREES; HATCHET BURIED
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irector Imran Sardariya who is directing his second film Uppu Huli Khara has some sweet news for cinema buffs. He has apologized for the text message that was sent to Malashri that said her performance was not up to the mark. He told reporters Malashri has agreed to work in his film and will join the shoot next month once she returns from her holiday abroad.

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KHANANA COMPLETES SHOOT, FIRST LOOK RELEASED
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hanana, a suspense thriller and a love story has completed its shoot and is now at the post-production stage. The film is directed by Radhaa and is produced by Srinivas under the banner S Nalige Productions. The film stars Aryavardan, Karishma Baruah, Yuva Kishore, Avinash, Omprakash Rao, Bank Janardhan and Vinaya Prasad among others.The film’s first look was released at a function that was also held to celebrate Aryavardan’s birthday.Director Radhaa said the film cannot be put into one genre.

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NANNA NINNA PREMA KATHE COMPLETES SHOOT
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anna Ninna Prema Kathe, a love story with a North Karnataka flavour has completed its shoot and has been shot entirely in locales of North Karnataka. The film is directed by newbie Shivu Jamakhandi and produced by Anandanna Nyamegowda. The movie stars Vijay Raghavendra, Nidhi Subbaiah, Tilak and Sudha Belawadi in key roles. Director Shivu Jamakhandi said his mentor late Shankar Nag has acted in the film as the hero’s father. 

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ANU PRABHAKAR TO WED RAGHU MUKHERJEE ON APRIL 25
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nu Prabhakar will tie the nuptial knot with model-turned actor Raghu Mukherjee on Monday, April 25 in a simple ceremony. The actress confirmed this to senior photojournalist Nagesh Kumar of cinecircle.in over phone. She said she is taking part in the rituals that precede the wedding on Sunday at a house as per Hindu tradition and will enter into wedlock on Monday in true Hindu tradition.

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NAGENDRA URS BEGINS SHOOT OF UNTITLED FILM
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nother film yet untitled mounted the sets on Sunday on the occasion of Dr Rajkumar’s 87th birth anniversary. The film is directed by Nagendra Urs and is produced by K Sudhakar. The film stars Gajapade Harsha, Neha Patil, Chikkanna, Petrol Prasanna, Padmaja Rao and Yathiraj. Director Nagendra Urs told reporters ahead of the cinema launch that this untitled film was his sixth film and termed the number as his lucky number. He said the film will mount the sets on April 24 and he intends to release it in 120 days on a date that adds up to his lucky number 6.

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BHALE HUCHCHA STARTS ROLLING ON DR RAJ’S BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
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hale Huchcha, a popular film of yesteryears that had Dr Rajkumar in the lead is now being remade in a new avatar. The new film mounted the sets on Sunday at the Kanteerava Studio with Shivarajkumar sounding the clapboard for the film on the 87th birth anniversary of the late actor. Krishna Ajay Rao was also present as one of the guests. The film marks the return of director Bangaru who had four state awards for his film Kalgejje.

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FANS THRONG DR RAJ SAMADHI TO PAY HOMAGE
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housands of fans of Dr Rajkumar thronged the late actor’s Samadhi at Kanteerava Studios in Bengaluru on Sunday to pay homage to the actor on the occasion of his 87th birth anniversary. Family members of the late actor were among the first visitors to the Samadhi. As Puneeth is shooting abroad he could not be present. But, other family members paid homage to Dr Rajkumar by offering flowers. Fans of the actor will take part in blood donation camps and other charitable programmes on his birthday. Dr Rajkumar’s evergreen mythological film Babruvahana was released on April 22 ahead of his birth anniversary in new digital technology format. 
RAMU, MALASHRI CONTEMPLATE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST FILM TEAM
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roducer Ramu said he is contemplating legal action against Uppu Khara Huli team for defaming Malashri and for suggesting that his actress wife was responsible for the film to stop production activity. The producer defended his wife all through the course of the press meet on Saturday and questioned the credibility of both Manju and Imran Sardaria.

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NAGAARAHAAVU STANDEES, POSTER LAUNCHED
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niruddha unveiled the standees and the poster of the film Nagaarahaavu at Gopalan Arcade Mall in Rajarajeshwarinagar in Bengaluru. The film is diirected by Kodi Ramakrishna. The film stars Ramya and Diganth in lead roles. Vishnuvardhan will come alive on screen in a special appearance.  The film is ready for a release.
MANJU, IMRAN SARDARIA HIT BACK AT MALASHRI
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roducer K Manju and choreographer-director Imran Sardaria refuted Malashri’s argument and accused her of unprofessional behaviour. Uppu  Huli Khara has turned out to be a controversy just as the name in just two days after it went on the floors. Malashri had accused Sardaria  and Manju of throwing her out of the film and her grouse was the text message that was sent by director Sardaria saying that Manju was upset and angry because of delay in project and that Malashri’s performance was not up to the mark.

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AUDIO CD OF AKSHATHE RELEASED
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embers of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce were present in large numbers for the release of the audio CD of Akshathe. The film is produced by Sanjeev Shetty and Venkatesh. Raju Devasandra who has worked as V Manohar’s associate is the director of the film. Incidentally, V Manohar has scored the music for the film which has five songs.

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RAJA TILAKA LAUNCHED
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aja Tilaka, a new Kannada film mounted the sets under the direction of newbie Manjunath. The film stars Avinash of Last Bus fame, Bhanushri and Gayathri Gowda. The film is produced by Govindaraju and Josh C J. Director Manjunath said the first schedule of the film will begin from May 10 and the second schedule will be held in June. He said the film is a message oriented one and will be liked by youngsters.

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CHAKRAVYUHA TO RELEASE ON APRIL 29
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uneeth Rajkumar’s much-awaited film Chakravyuha will now hit the screens on April 29 after the film is censored. The film will go to the censors on Monday, April 25 and will be viewed by the members of the Bengaluru Regional Censor Board office. Earlier, it was reported that the film will be censored at the Mumbai office. The film Chakravyuha stars Rachitha Ram in the female lead. The film is directed by Saravanan and is produced by Lohith.
MALASHRI FEELS SLIGHTED OVER EXIT FROM FILM
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alashri has been unceremoniously dropped from choreographer-turned-director Imran Sardariya’s cast in the film Uppu Khara Huli that mounted the sets two days back. Malashri felt slighted and expressed her disappointment over the issue. Malashri told reporters on Thursday that she had been signed to play an important role in K Manju’s production Uppu Khara Huli that was being directed by Imran Sardariya.

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DR RAJ’S BABRUVAHANA RELEASING ON APRIL 22 WITH NEW SOUND TECH
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r Rajkumar’s evergreen classic blockbuster Babruvahana released about 39 years ago will now release on April 22 ahead of the late actor’s birth anniversary in 60 theatres all over Karnataka using upgraded 7.1 sound technology. The film which was produced by K C N Gowda and directed by Hunsur Krishnamurthy had  former’s first son K C N Chandrashekar handling the production work then. K C N Mohan, the second son of Gowda took up the digital sound upgrade for the film by spending Rs 60 lakh for a movie now that was originally made at a cost of Rs 35 lakh.

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CM SIDDARAMAIAH RELEASES ISHTAKAAMYA AUDIO
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hief Minister Siddaramaiah released the music audio of Nagathihalli Chandrashekar’s upcoming film Ishtakaamya at a function in Bengaluru. The function started late due to the chief minister’s pre-occupation in the light of the tension that prevailed in the city despite being a holiday. Siddaramaiah said films which carry good social messages with values that are liked by people should be made that will pave the way for a better society. His ministerial colleagues H C Mahadevappa, Mahadev Prasad and Umashri were also present. Jnanapith awardee Dr Chandrashekar Kambara presided over the function.

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STUDENTS’ COMPLETES SHOOT, TRAILER LAUNCHED
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he trailer for the Kannada film ‘Students’ was launched at a function in Bengaluru. The film which has completed its shoot recently has three heroes and three heroines sharing screen space. The film is directed by debutant Santosh Kumar. Director Santosh Kumar said in college there are good things and bad things that happen including the drug mafia and the hostel hungama. The film talks about how things can be rectified with better understanding which is being narrated in a comical way.

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SOUNDARYA NILAYA’ READY FOR RELEASE
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oundarya Nilaya, a horror film has completed its shoot and has also got an ‘A’ certificate from the censors. The film is ready for release. The film is directed by Gurumurthy and is produced by Siddarama Singapore. The film stars Kamal, Abinayashri, Kempe Gowda and Bullet Prakash among others. Kamal who has played the lead has also penned the story. Director Gurumurthy said he was a fan of actress Soundarya

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RAKSHIT SHETTY TURNS PRODUCER WITH KIRIK PARTY
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akshit Shetty has turned producer with his latest romantic comedy film Kirik Party, a film that mounted the sets recently. However, the actor who has written the story for Kirik Party will not be directing it as he had earlier done with Ulidavaru Kandante, his directorial debut. Rishabh Shetty who made Ricky recently is directing Kirik Party. Rakshit Shetty told reporters that he had written the story and screenplay for Kirik Party before Ulidavaru Kandante. Kirik Party, he said, will be based on incidents that happen in a college campus. He said the clashes between the new students and the old ones and the emotional moment of parting will be part of the film.

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SHORT FILM PARAGA SPARSHA EXHIBITED
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araga Sparsha, a short film on surrogate motherhood running up to 20 minutes was exhibited to journalists in a special screening. The film is produced and directed by Prasanna Kodapade who lives in the US. Prasanna Kodapade said outsourced pregnancy was what inspired him to do a short film. Sa Ra Govindu said there are advantages and disadvantages of having a test tube baby.

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MUSIC CD OF DECEMBER 16 RELEASED
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he audio CD of Kannada horror comedy December 16 was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is written and directed by Madhusudan Rao who has also penned the lyrics for the songs and scored the music as well. The film stars Umesh Banakar, Rishi Naidu, Sheena Rai and Samhita Shah in lead roles. Madhusudan Rao said the movie is a film within a film. The film is about what a film crew faces when they go on a shoot and how they come out of it.

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JAI MARUTI 800 GROSSES RS 4 CRORE IN FIRST WEEK
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ai Maruti 800, Kannada film starring Sharan that was released on the festival day of Ugadi has grossed Rs 4 crore at the box-office, according to the film’s producer Ramesh. Speaking at the film’s success press meet, Ramesh said the producer is safe and from onwards the film would be in the green and in the profit mode. He said the success of the film was possible because of the hard work of all the people involved in the film.

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AUDIO CD, PROMO OF ‘SHALINI’ LAUNCHED
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he audio CD and promo of the Kannada experimental horror film ‘Shalini’ was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by  K Srinivas and directed by Mallikarjun. The film stars newbies Apoorva, Prema, Preethi, Santosh and Puneeth among others. The film has one song which is choreographed by Tribhuvan.

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PUNEETH SUPPORTS THITHI, FILM RELEASING ON MAY 6
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ower Star Puneeth Rajkumar has lent his support to the Kannada film Thithi that won the national award for the best Kannada film. The trailer of the film was released and the film will be commercially released on May 6. Puneeth told journalists before leaving for Australia that he loved the film and compared it to the Hollywood classic Gods Must Be Crazy. Director of the film Raam Reddy thanked Puneeth’s presence and support and called him a friend, hero and the idol.

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DANDU’ COMPLETES 25 DAYS IN N KARNATAKA
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andu, an action film based on a real incident has completed 25 days of successful run at the box-office in parts of North Karnataka. The film is produced and directed by Sanjeev Megoti. The film stars Neeraj Shyam, Neha Saxena, Disha Poovaiah, Saikumar, Kuldeep and Vijay Kumar among others. Harish S N is the cameraman.

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ತಲೆಬಾಚ್ಕೋಳ್ಳಿ ಪೌಡರ್ ಹಾಕೊಳ್ಳಿ ಸೆನ್ಸಾರ್‌ನಿಂದ ಪ್ರಶಂಸೆ
ದ್ಯಾಮಮ್ಮ ದೇವಿ ಕ್ರಿಯೇಷನ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಮದೇವ ಭಟ್ಟರ್ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಕಾಮಿಡಿ ಚಿತ್ರ ತಲೆಬಾಚ್ಕೋಳ್ಳಿ ಪೌಡರ್ ಹಾಕೊಳ್ಳಿಕತೆಯು ಜೀವನದಲ್ಲಿ ಜಿಗುಪ್ಸೆಯಿಂದ ಅನಾಹುತಮಾಡಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲು ಹೊರಟ ಇಬ್ಬರು ಯುವಕರ ನಡುವಿನ ಹಾಸ್ಯ ಪ್ರಸಂಗಗಳನ್ನು ತೆರೆಯ ಮೇಲೆ ನಿರೂಪಿಸಿರುವ ಸಿನಿಮಾವು ಸೆನ್ಸಾರ್ ಮಂಡಳಿ ವೀಕ್ಷಿಸಿ ವಿನೂತನ ಮನರಂಜಾನಾತ್ಮಕ ಚಿತ್ರವೆಂದು ಪ್ರಶಂಶಿಸಿ ಯಾವುದೇ ಕಟ್ಸ್ ನೀಡದೆ ಯು/ಎ ಸರ್ಟಿಫಿಕೇಟ್ ನೀಡಿದೆ. ಎ.ವೇಣುಗೋಪಾಲ್ ಕಥೆ, ಚಿತ್ರಕಥೆ ಬರೆದು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ವಿಜಯಭಾರತಿ ಸಂಗೀತಾ, ಮನುಯ್ಯಪ್ಲರ್ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ, ಶಿವಪ್ರಸಾದ್ ಯಾದವ್ ಸಂಕಲನ, ತ್ರಿಭುವನ್ ನೃತ್ಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ, ಮಾದೇಶ್ ಮುತ್ತಪ್ಪ ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆ, ಸ್ಟಂಟ್ ಸಿದ್ದು ಸಾಹಸ, ಶಿವು ಜಮಕಂಡಿ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ, ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಸಹ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನವಿದೆ. ವಿಕ್ರಂಆರ್ಯ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಮತ್ತು ನಾಯಕನಟನಾಗಿ ಪಾದಾರ್ಪಣೆ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಚಿಕ್ಕಣ್ಣ ಮೊದಲಬಾರಿ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಪಾತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಬಣ್ಣಹಚ್ಚಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇವರೊಂದಿಗೆ ನಿಖಿತಾ, ಅಮಾನ್‌ಗ್ರೇವಲ್, ಶೋಭರಾಜ್, ಬುಲೆಟ್ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್, ಉಮೇಶ್, ಹೊನ್ನವಳ್ಳಿ ಕೃಷ್ಣ, ಜಯಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ, ಮನಮೋಹನ್‌ರೈ, ಕಿಂಗ್ ಮೋಹನ್, ಮೂಗ್‌ಸುರೇಶ್ ತಾರಬಳಗವಿದೆ. ಇದೇ ತಿಂಗಳ ಕೊನೆವಾರದಂದು ತೆರೆಕಾಣಲಿದೆ.
THIRD SCHEDULE OF SRIKANTA PROGRESSING
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he third schedule of Srikanta, a film starring Shivarajkumar is in progress in Bengaluru. The film finished two schedules of shoot and has completed Mysuru portion of the shoot ahead of Ugadi festival. The film stars Chandini Sreedharan in the female lead who hails from Kerala. This is Chandini’s first film in Kannada. Srikanta is directed by Manju Swaraj who got married recently. Vijay Raghavendra is also playing an important role in the film.  
SWACHCHA BHARATHA FILM SCREENED, AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the Kannada film Swachcha Bharatha, a social film that is based on the Clean India campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was launched at a multiplex during the interval of the film’s screening. The film is produced by former KFCC president B Vijayakumar and directed by B R Keshav for whom this is the 50th directorial film. The film stars Shivaram, Sundar Raj, Umesh and Ramesh Bhat among a host of others.

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PUNEETH’S CHAKRAVYUHA RELEASE PUT OFF
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he release of Puneeth Rajkumar’s forthcoming blockbuster film Chakravyuha will not be releasing on April 22. The film will now release on April 29 or in the following weeks during May. The film could not be censored at the Bengaluru Regional Censor Board office and it will now be censored at the Mumbai office. The film Chakravyuha stars Rachitha Ram in the female lead. The film is directed by Saravanan and is produced by Lohith.
LAST LEG OF SHOOT FOR ‘MATTHE BANDA VEERAPPAN’ BEGINS TODAY
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he last schedule of shoot for Matthe Banda Veerappan began on Tuesday. The film is being produced by Annappa and Somashekar. It is directed by Purushottam. Kourava Venkatesh is the stunt director and Raj Bhaskar has scored the music for five songs. C Seenu is the cameraman. Director Purushottam told reporters that the film is not meant to glorify Veerappan’s deeds but it is meant to give a fair account of what must have gone in his mind as an individual.

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THOUSANDS PAY HOMAGE TO DR RAJ
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housands of Dr Rajkumar’s admirers on Tuesday paid homage to the late actor at his Samadhi in Kanteerava Studio. Tuesday was Dr Rajkumar’s tenth death anniversary and the Samadhi saw a lot of people paying their respects to the late actor. Earlier in the morning, family members of Dr Rajkumar visited the Samadhi and paid their homage to the actor. The Kannada film industry has not been able to fill the vacuum created by the loss of Dr Rajkumar. A book on Dr Rajkumar written by senior journalist Rukkoji has won the national award recently.
JAIJAGADISH, VIJAYALAKSHMI GIVE THEIR 3 DAUGHTERS ‘YANAA
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aijagadish and his actress wife Vijayalakshmi Singh (now a director) launched their three daughters Vaibhavi, Vaisiri and Vainidhi into cinema with Yanaa for which the muhurta was held at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru on Monday. Vijayalakshmi Singh who is directing the film said one portion of the film Yanaa is a journey from Bengaluru to Goa with three new heroes and of course there is a love interest in the movie, she said. She said the film will be a rollercoaster ride and that her daughters did not prepare for their launch. She said it just happened. She said her daughters’ entry marks the entry of third generation of their family into films.

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SODA BUDDI’ RELEASING ON APRIL 15
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he Great Story of Soda Buddi will release on April 15 all over Karnataka in about 50 theatres. The film is directed by debutant Jyotirao Mohit and produced by Uday and Guruprakash. The movie stars newbies Utpal, Anusha and Khushi in lead roles. Director Jyotirao Mohit told reporters on Monday that a lot of paperwork had gone into the film works before the shoot. Planning was thorough which also involved rehearsals and production within a given budget. He said the film had exceeded the producer’s budget earmarked for the film.

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ತೆರೆ ಮೇಲೆ ಏಪ್ರಿಲ್ ೨೨ರಂದು ಚಕ್ರವ್ಯೂಹ
ಬಹು ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಿತ ಪುನೀತ್‌ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅಭಿನಯದ ೨೫ನೇ ಚಿತ್ರ ಚಕ್ರವ್ಯೂಹ ೨೨ರಂದು ತೆರೆಕಾಣಲಿದೆ. ಏಪ್ರಿಲ್ ೧೫ರಲ್ಲಿ ಮಹೂರ್ತ ಆಚರಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕಿ ಪಲ್ಲವಿಸುಭಾಷ್‌ರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕೆಲವೊಂದು ದೃಶ್ಯಗಳನ್ನು ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ನಂತರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಎಂ.ಶರವಣನ್ ಪಾತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಒಪ್ಪುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲವೆಂದು ತೀರ್ಮಾನಿಸಿ ಕನ್ನಡದ ನಟಿ ರಚಿತಾರಾಂರನ್ನು ಆಯ್ಕೆಮಾಡಿ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣವನ್ನು ಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಳಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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AMBASSADOR’ COMPLETES 60% OF SHOOT
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annada film Ambassador has completed 60 percent of its shoot. The movie is in the process of talkie portion and the climax scenes after which picturisation of songs will be taken up, according to director C V Ashok Kumar. The film will begin its second schedule in April and has about 20 days of shoot left, Ashok Kumar said.

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ಆತ್ಮೀಯ ಪತ್ರಕರ್ತರಿಗೆ ಯುಗಾದಿ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಶುಭಾಶಯಗಳು
ಸದ್ಯದಲ್ಲೇ `ಸ್ಟೈಲ್ ಕಿಂಗ್ ತೆರೆಗೆ ಮಾರುತಿ ಎಂಟರ್ ಪ್ರೈಸಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾರುತಿ ಜಡಿಯವರ್ ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿರುವ `ಸ್ಟೈಲ್ ಕಿಂಗ್ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ವೀಕ್ಷಿಸಿದ ಪ್ರಾದೇಶಿಕ ಸೆನ್ಸಾರ್ ಮಂಡಳಿ ಯು/ಎ ಅರ್ಹತಾಪತ್ರವನ್ನು ನೀಡಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರ ಮಾಸಾಂತ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಅಥವಾ ಮೇ ಮೊದಲವಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬರಲಿದೆ. ಪಿ.ಸಿ.ಶೇಖರ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಗಣೇಶ್ ಅವರು ದ್ವಿಪಾತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಭಿನಯಿಸಿರುವುದು ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ವಿಶೇಷ.ರಮ್ಯಾ ನಂಬಿಸನ್ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಾಯಕಿ. ರಂಗಾಯಣ ರಘು, ಸಾಧುಕೋಕಿಲ, ಪದ್ಮಜಾರಾವ್, ಮಿತ್ರ, ಗಿರೀಶ್, ಅಮಿತ್ ಮುಂತಾದವರು `ಸ್ಟೈಲ್ ಕಿಂಗ್ ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಬಳಗದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರೆ ಕಥೆ, ಚಿತ್ರಕಥೆ ಬರೆದಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ನಟರಾಜ್.ಜಿ ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆ ಬರೆದಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯ ಸಂಗೀತ ನೀಡಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಸಂತೋಷ್ ಪಾಂಡಿ ಅವರ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣವಿದೆ. ಸರವಣನ್ ಸಂಕಲನ, ರವಿವರ್ಮ ಸಾಹಸ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ, ಬಾಬಾ ಭಾಸ್ಕರ್ ನೃತ್ಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಭಿಮನ್ಯು ಅವರ ಕಲಾ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕಿದೆ.
SRI SIGANDUR CHOWDESHWARI MAHIME RELEASING ON APRIL 8
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ri Sigandur Chowdeshwari Mahime, a socio-devotional film will release in about 40 theatres on the auspicious occasion of Ugadi on April 8. The film is being distributed by M N Kumar. The film is written, directed and produced by Shashi Kumar. Nagaraj is the executive producer of the film. The film stars Sudha Rani, Harish Raj, Shubha Punja, Sanjana Prakash, Ramesh Bhat, Tennis Krishna, Girija Lokesh and Shankar Bhat among others.The film has three stories.The first story is that of a rich family that does not believe in God.

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JAI MARUTI 800 TO RELEASE ON APRIL 8
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ai Maruti 800 will release on the festival day of Ugadi all over Karnataka in about 150 theatres. The comedy film starring Sharan, Shruthi Hariharan and Shubha Punja is produced by Manjula Ramesh and is distributed by Jayanna Combines. Harsha has directed the film. Sharan sports a six pack in the movie although the film is not an action film. There are two heroines in the movie but Jai Maruti 800 is not a love triangle. Shruthi plays Geetha in the movie who is a sweet girl next door and shares screen space with Sadhu Kokila.

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BALU TO GO ON WORLD TOUR TO THANK FANS
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layback singer S P Balasubramanyam will go on a world tour from May in what he calls it a thanksgiving tour on the occasion of completion of 50 years as a singer. He told reporters that his son Charan is working out the details of the tour. He said he will also visit some of the state capitals in India to thank the people for their support and love that they had showered on him. He said a musical evening will follow the thanksgiving ceremony.

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SPB IS CHIEF PATRON OF TEMPLE IN BAGEPALLI VILLAGE 
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layback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam has taken on the role of a chief patron of Sri Sthamba Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy Temple that is located in Billur village of Bagepalli taluk in Chikkaballapura district. The temple which was given a facelift in 2007 will now be dedicated to the devotees on the auspicious occasion of Narasimha Jayanthi on May 20, 2016 by conducting a Samoohika Kalyanotsava.

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ಕಿಚ್ಚ ಸುದೀಪ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕ್ರೇಜಿಸ್ಟಾರ್ ರವಿಚಂದ್ರನ್ ಸಂಗಮದ `ಹೆಬ್ಬುಲಿ' ಆರಂಭ
ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಬೇರೆಬೇರೆ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಧನೆ ಮಾಡಿದ ಅನೇಕರು ಒಂದೇ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಾಗುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ; ಅದು `ಹೆಬ್ಬುಲಿ' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೂಲಕ.ಎಸ್ ಆರ್ ವಿ ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ರಘುನಾಥ್ ಮತ್ತು ಟಿ.ಎಸ್ ಸತ್ಯನಾರಾಯಣ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿತ್ತಿರುವ `ಹೆಬ್ಬುಲಿ' ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಖ್ಯಾತ ಉದ್ಯಮಿ ಉಮಾಪತಿ ಫಿಲಂಸ್‌ನ ಉಮಾಪತಿ ಅವರು ಸಹ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರಾಗಿ ಕೈಜೋಡಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಕಿಚ್ಚ ಸುದೀಪ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕ್ರೇಜಿಸ್ಟಾರ್ ರವಿಚಂದ್ರನ್ ಒಟ್ಟಿಗೆ ತೆರೆ ಹಂಚಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿರುವ `ಹೆಬ್ಬುಲಿ'ಯಲ್ಲಿ ರವಿಶಂಕರ್, ಸಂಪತ್ ರಾಜ್ ಮತ್ತು ಚಿಕ್ಕಣ್ಣ ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಅನೇಕ ಖ್ಯಾತ ನಟರ ಪಡೆಯೇ ತಾರಾಗಣದಲ್ಲಿದೆ.

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PUNEETH’S CHAKRAVYUHA WORLDWIDE RELEASE ON APRIL 22
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uneeth Rajkumar’s forthcoming blockbuster film Chakravyuha will be releasing worldwide on April 22 ahead of Dr Rajkumar’s birth anniversary. Chakravyuha will be releasing in about 50 centres outside India on April 22. The film is also getting ready for a premiere show outside India. Chakravyuha will be premiered in Australia, which is the first time for a Kannada film to be premiered.

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COMA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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udio of the new Kannada film ‘Coma’ was released at a multiplex in Bengaluru on Monday evening. Two songs of the movie were also shown on the occasion. Ashiq Arun has scored the music for the film. The film has completed its shoot and eyeing a release by the end of April. The film is directed by Ravi and Chetan while Raju Selvam has produced the film. Directors Ravi and Chetan said everyone encounters coma in their lives at some point of time. They said be it happiness or sorrow everyone faces coma. They said the film has similar situations. The director duo said they had filmed the movie creatively. They said Bhagawan and Guruprasad had acted in the movie who are directors in their real lives.

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POSTER & TEASER OF KALAPREMI RELEASED
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ational award winning actor Sanchari Vijay released the poster and teaser of the new film Kalapremi in Bengaluru. The film is yet to begin shoot. The film is produced by Girichandra. Rajaram Raju will be the cameraman and Giri Mahesh will be the editor. Sridevi is scoring the music. The film is based on Mudal Vijay’s story. The film is directed by Aryan who is also acting in the film as the lead.

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SRI SIGANDUR CHOWDESHWARI MAHIME RELEASING ON APRIL 8
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ri Sigandur Chowdeshwari Mahime, a socio-devotional film will release in about 50 theatres on the auspicious occasion of Ugadi on April 8. The film is being distributed by M N Kumar. The film is written, directed and produced by Shashi Kumar. One of the stories is that of Nagaraj, who is the executive producer of the film. The film stars Sudha Rani, Harish Raj, Shubha Punja,

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SHIVARAJKUMAR TO GO ON SHIVALINGA VICTORY LAP
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hivalinga’s team will be celebrating its 50-day run by organizing a victory parade in various districts where the film is still running successfully. The first phase of the celebrations will kick off on April 2 in Davangere. Shivarajkumar accompanied by his fans which is organizing the celebrations will visit single screen theatres in Davanagere, Chitradurga and Tumakuru.

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MUSIC FOR NAGABHARANA’S ALLAMA RELEASED
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irector T S Nagabharana’s epic drama Allama has completed its shoot and post-production work is in progress. Allama is expected to hit the screens soon. The music for the film was released at a function in Bengaluru. Video clippings of the film’s making and a few song bits were also shown on the occasion. The film stars Dhananjaya and Meghana Raj in lead roles. The movie is produced by Hari Khoday. Nagabharana told reporters that the film Allama is the result of four years of effort in terms of preparation and ground work before the actual production began. 

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VISHNUVARDHAN COMES ALIVE ON SCREEN WITH BHARATHI, ANIRUDDHA BACK
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ahasa Simha late Vishnuvardhan will come alive on the big screen yet again with Raja Simha, the shooting for which began in Bengaluru on Thursday. That’s not all! His actress wife Bharathi Vishnuvardhan will be paired opposite the late actor in the film after 36 years! The icing on this cake is their real-life son-in-law actor Aniruddha will play the role of the couple’s son in the movie.

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KOLLEGALA RELEASING ON APRIL 1
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annada film ‘Kollegala’ will release on April 1 all over Karnataka in about 40 to 70 theatres. The film is produced by Raghu Raj and Nagaraj M and co-produced by Gangadhar and Suresh Babu. The film is written and directed by Venkatesh Dikshit who has also played one of the lead roles. Dikshit told reporters that the story was written based on the title that they had registered. 

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TRAILER OF SIPAYI LAUNCHED
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he trailer of the Kannada film Sipayi was launched at a multiplex in Bengaluru. The film stars Shruthi Hariharan and newbie Siddharth Mahesh in lead roles. The film also stars Sanchari Vijay, Ritesh and Kari Subbu and is directed by Rajatmayee. Ajneesh Lokanath has scored the music. Rajatmayee told reporters that the team is eyeing a May release for the movie. He said the film is about a reporter who fights the society. Siddharth Mahesh who is debuting said he plays a reporter who disseminates information

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E1 TO GO TO CENSORS
E1, a new Kannada film that stars director A R Ramesh himself in the lead has completed its shoot and post-production work and is ready to go to the censors. The film stars Samhita Shah and Sindhu (also one of the producers) in the female lead and is produced by nine of them with Mohan Shetty and R Mariswamy, a hard core Rajkumar fan being the main ones. Mohan is the cinematographer.

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SHOOT FOR ‘VARTHAMANA’ COMPLETED
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he shoot for Varthamana, a new Kannada film starring Sanchari Vijay, Sanjana Prakash, Vanishri and Sapna Raj is complete with post-production work in progress. The film is eyeing a release in the month of May. The film is directed by debutant Umesh Amshi and produced by Manu Billemane and Hemavathy Siga. Director Umesh Amshi told reporters that the film is about what happens between yesterday and tomorrow which is the present.

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JAI MARUTI 800 ALL SET TO RELEASE FOR UGADI
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ai Maruti 800, a Kannada comedy film starring Sharan, Shruthi Hariharan and Shubha Punja is ready to hit the screens on the Ugadi festival day of April 8. The film which is produced by Jayanna Combines and Manjula Ramesh will be distributed by the former. The film will go for censors soon. Sharan told reporters that Lord Anjaneya and Harsha were inseparable and the title is justified. He said he was a fan of Harsha as a director and had worked with the choreographer Harsha. 

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PATRE AJITH WEDS CHETANA
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jith alias Karthik, also known as Patre Ajith, tied the nuptial knot with Chetana on Monday at the sprawling Bengaluru Palace Grounds. The couple took their wedding vows in the morning in true Hindu tradition and a grand reception was held in the evening. Puneeth Rajkumar, Lovely Star Prem, Roopika, Tarun Sudhir, were among those who attended the young actor Patre Ajith’s wedding reception in the evening.

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AUDIOLIFE OFFERS DIPLOMA IN SOUND ENGINEERING COURSE
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udiolife is offering diploma in sound engineering for students who have cleared their PUC. The one-year course is affliated to Bharathiar University in Coimbatore. The institution which is about four years old has signed up music composer and singer Raghu Dixit as its brand ambassador and also signed on Tulsiram Naidu (Lahari Velu) as another brand ambassador and mentor. The institution which is run by DJ Yash and his father Shivaprakash also offers short-term courses for youngsters interested in disc jockeying.

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RAMA BAI (MRS AMBEDKAR) TO RELEASE ON APRIL 14
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ama Bai (Mrs Ambedkar), a Kannada film on the life of Ambedkar’s wife will release on April 14 that will coincide with Ambedkar's 126th birth anniversary all over Karnataka. The film is produced by Srinivas and directed by Ranganath. The film stars Yajna Shetty in the title role and Siddarama Karnik as Dr B R Ambedkar.

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HUCHCHA VENKAT SENA CELEBRATES 3RD ANNIVERSARY
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uchcha Venkat Sena celebrated its third anniversary by cutting a cake on the occasion with Venkat himself at the helm of celebrations. Firing Star Venkat said he has fans in Switzerland, US, Singapore and other countries. In 2003, he said he had just 15 fans. He said that number has grown manifold due to his popularity. Venkat said his fans club had certain principles and not all of them could become members. The firing star said he is backing women and their safety in society.

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ZOOM’ MUSIC RELEASED
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he music of Kannada film Zoom was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film stars Ganesh and Radhika Pandit in lead roles. The film is directed by Prashanth Raj and music is scored by S S Thaman. Zoom is produced by director Prashanth Raj’s brother Naveen. Ganesh said he loved to dance but found it tough to practice and dance. 

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"ಡಾ|| ರಾಜ್ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬಕ್ಕೆ" ಬಬ್ರುವಾಹನ
ಏಪ್ರಿಲ್ ತಿಂಗಳು ಬಂತೆಂದರೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕರಿಗೆ ಹಬ್ಬವೋ ಹಬ್ಬ ಅದರಲ್ಲೂ ಡಾ|| ರಾಜ್ ಹುಟ್ಟು ಹಬ್ಬವೆಂದರೆ ಡಬಲ್ ಧಮಾಕನೇ ಸರಿ. ಅವರ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬಕ್ಕೆ ಯಾವುದಾದರೊಂದು ಚಿತ್ರ ಸೆಟ್ಟೇರುವುದು ಅಥವಾ ಡಾ|| ರಾಜ್ ಕುಟುಂಬದ ಯಾವುದಾದರೊಂದು ಚಿತ್ರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗುವುದು. ಈ ಬಾರಿ ಡಾ|| ರಾಜ್ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬವೂ ಸ್ಮರಣೀಯ. ೧೯೭೭ರಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಜ್ ಕಮಲ್ ಆರ್ಟ್ಸ್ (ದೊಡ್ಡಬಳ್ಳಾಪುರ) ಲಾಂಛನದಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹೆಸರಾಂತ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಕೆ.ಸಿ.ಎನ್. ಗೌಡರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿದ ಯಶಸ್ವೀ ರಜತೋತ್ಸವ ವಾರವನ್ನಾಚರಿಸಿದ ಪೌರಾಣಿಕ ಚಿತ್ರ

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DANDUPALYA 2 BEGINS SHOOT
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andupalya 2, which is the sequel to dreaded crime story Dandupalya began its shoot on Thursday morning at a temple in Bengaluru. The film is being directed by Srinivasa Raju who had made the first part. The muhurta to mark the launch of the movie was conducted with less fanfare and Srinivasa Raju said it is for the first time he had gone for a formal muhurta for his film.He said the launch function went off well with few members of the industry

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JESSIE RELEASING ON MARCH 25
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avan Wadeyar’s latest directorial venture Jessie will release on March 25, which is a holiday on account of Good Friday. The film is produced by R S Productions and it stars Dhananjaya, Parul Yadav and Raghu Mukherjee in lead roles. Director Wadeyar has gone on record to say that Jessie sports the right mixture of sound and visuals and opines that a 40:60 proportion of visual and sound is right for a film. He said he has used Dolby Atmos technology for the first which will be a first for Kannada film. However,

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KAALA BHAIRAVA RELEASING ON MARCH 25
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oose Maada Yogish’s much-delayed film Kaala Bhairava will release on March 25 all over Karnataka in about 150 theatres. The film is being distributed by Muniraju. The film is directed by Shivaprabhu and produced by Kumaresh Babu. The film stars Akhila Kishore, Tabla Nani, Sharath Lohitaswa, Rangayana Raghu and Neenasam Aswath (in a transgender role),

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TEASER OF ALPA VIRAMA , (KAAMA) LAUNCHED,  FIRST SCHEDULE OF SHOOT OVER
‘Alpa Virama , (Kaama)’, a film on love, lust and patriotism has completed its first schedule of shoot and will begin its next schedule of shoot during the week. The film is produced by B S Vani Kantharaju and is directed by Ziaullah Khan. The film stars Kishore, Krishi Thapanda and newbie Meghana Vaani among others. Dashavara Chandru is the executive producer of the movie as the film is being made under the banner of Dashavara Chandru Pictures Pvt Ltd.

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MATTHE SHH RELEASING ON MARCH 25
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atthe Shh will release in 45 theatres all over Karnataka and in a theatre each in Australia and Singapore on March 25. The film is directed by Wesley. The film stars Reddy, Shruthi Heera and Samhita Shah among others. Director Wesley said although there is no relationship with Upendra’s film the new title is apt for the film. He said the director in the movie has to choose between life and money and audiences will get the answer when they see the movie.

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GODHI BANNA SADHARANA MAIKATTU’ READY FOR RELEASE
‘Godhi Banna Sadharana Maikattu’, a film that stars Anant Nag, Rakshit Shetty, Shruthi Hariharan and Vasistha is getting ready for a release soon. The film had its audio launch on the Internet on March 16 and the film has nine songs all of which have been treated as background numbers. The film is directed by debutant Hemanth M Rao and produced by Pushkar Mallikarjunaiah.Director Hemanth Rao told journalists that the story for the film was inspired by the announcements made by Doordarshan

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CINEMA MY DARLING’ RELEASING ON MARCH 25
‘Cinema My Darling’, television journalist Gaurish Akki’s maiden directorial venture will release all over Karnataka on March 25 in about 70 theatres mainly comprising multiplexes. Gaurish Akki told reporters that the film chronicles his struggles to make it as a director in the tinsel world. Manojava Galgali said he plays an aspiring director Satya in the movie who is sensible and sensitive. 

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MUSIC DIRECTOR VIJAY BHARATHI DIES
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usic director Vijay Bharathi, 45, died on Sunday night in Chennai following a brief illness. He was said to be suffering from low sugar level and low blood pressure. He had scored music for the recent Kannada film Tale Bachkolli Powder Haakolli that saw the audio release recently. He could not attend the music release function due to illness recently. The film is ready for release.Vijay Bharathi has scored music for Kannada films CID Esha, Yellallu Neene Nannallu Neene, Silence, Manmatha and Tulu film Padri. He is survived by his wife and two sons. Vijay Bharathi has scored music for Tamil film ‘Nai Kutty’ also.
SHIVANNA FETED IN LONDON
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hivarajkumar was felicitated in London on March 19 in London. He was accompanied by his wife Geetha. The couple had a special tour of British Parliament where he was felicitated with the Visionnaire Award. Shivarajkumar is the second Indian after Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to be given the rare honour and a special tour of Parliament.Kannadigas settled in London also felicitated the actor led by Neeraj Patil. 

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TYSON RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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yson, an action film starring Vinod Prabhakar and Urmila Gayathri is running successfully. The film team shared their happiness on Tyson’s success. Director Ram Narayan said when he had been to have darshan of Sai Baba he got a call that the film has run into problem with censors. He said when the team was under stress it was film publicist Venkatesh who gave them moral support. He said one year of hard work had given the team good results.

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SRICHAKRA’ READY FOR RELEASE
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richakra a new Kannada suspense thriller has completed its shoot and is ready for release in April. The film is directed by G Govinde Gowda and it stars newbies Arvo Surya and Tina Ponnappa in lead roles. Thippeswamy is the executive producer and Shivanna Gowda is the co-producer. Director Govinde Gowda told reporters that Sri is the name of the hero and the Chakra the heroine. The chakra revolves around the hero and why it revolves around him and does he get caught in the chakravyuha

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YOGISH’S KAALA BHAIRAVA TO RELEASE ON MARCH 25
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oose Maada Yogish’s much-delayed film Kaala Bhairava will release on March 25 all over Karnataka in about 150 theatres. The film is being distributed by Muniraju. The film is directed by Shivaprabhu and produced by Kumaresh Babu. The film stars Tabla Nani, Sharath Lohitaswa, Rangayana Raghu and Neenasam Aswath (in a transgender role),Director Shivaprabhu said K Manju possessed the title which he parted with willingly. 

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PUNEETH CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY WITH CHAKRAVYUHA CD RELEASE
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uneeth Rajkumar celebrated his 41st birthday with fans on Thursday and took part in the music release of his forthcoming release Chakravyuha. The film’s trailer was also released and a few making videos were also shown to the public. Ministers D K Shivakumar and Dinesh Gundurao along with former minister M Raghupathy released the Geleya Geleya song sung by Jr NTR along with the making video.

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LAHARI VELU ACTS IN GOLI SODA
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ulsiram Naidu alias Velu of Lahari Music has acted as a minister for the first time in Goli Soda. The film is produced by Kolla Praveen who made films such as Manikya and Power in Kannada. Goli Soda is directed by Jaya Raghu. Rajesh Ramanath has scored the music for the film. Tulsiram Naidu is popularly known by the name Lahari Velu in the film industry. He is director of Lahari Music, an audio company that is run by his family.
JAGGESH, PUNEETH CELEBRATE BIRTHDAYS
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aggesh and Puneeth Rajkumar are celebrating their birthdays on Thursday (March 17) and have turned a year older. Jaggesh is celebrating his birthday far away from his home. He is on a pilgrimage tour of various temples in India for about a fortnight. Jaggesh is going to ring in his birthday in many temples that he is visiting on the tour along with his family. Puneeth Rajkumar has turned 41 on Thursday. His forthcoming release Chakravyuha that has Rachita Ram as his leading lady is ready for release. The film’s music will be released on Puneeth’s birthday at a grand function in Jnanajyothi Auditorium in Bengaluru. Ambarish, D K Shivakumar and Dinesh Gundurao are expected to be part of the audio launch. Former minister M Raghupathy will also be participating in the programme. Puneeth Rajkumar has also finished work on Doddmane Huduga.Meanwhile, the team of Goli Soda has released a teaser to wish the actor on his birthday.  

SHIVARAJKUMAR TO BE FETED IN LONDON
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hivarajkumar will be honoured with the Visionnaire Award on March 19 in London during his visit that will also mark the release of Shivalinga. He will be accompanied by his wife Geetha and the couple will be going on a special tour of British Parliament while he will be felicitated with the award. Shivarajkumar will also be felicitated by the Basaveshwara Foundation in London before the Basaveshwara statue there.
MAACHIDEVA’ RELEASING ON MARCH 18
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aachideva, a historical film with social concern will release all over Karnataka on March 18. The film is produced by Siddeshwara and directed by Nandi Kameshwara Reddy. The film stars Saikumar, B C Patil, Ramesh Bhat, Charulatha, Umesh and Suchitra among others. Hamsalekha has scored the music. Director Nandi Reddy told reporters that Maachideva is about Basavanna’s contemporary who lived in the 12th century. Reddy who is debuting with this family said the film is being released commercially.

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CHILDREN’S FILM ALILUGALA ALALU ROLLS FROM NEXT WEEK
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lilugala Alalu, a children’s film will begin shoot from next week in Madhugiri. The film will complete shoot in one schedule. The film is produced by Venugopal and is directed by Govindraju Madhugiri.  Firing Star Huchcha Star has sung a song in which he will appear.

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BIRTH AUDIO RELEASED
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irth, a Kannada film without dialogues had its audio released by Raghu Dixit at a function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Shivu Holalu and produced by Chandrashekar. The film stars Sriki and Duniya Rashmi in lead roles. Shankar has scored the music for five songs in the movie. Director Shivu Holalu said the film is all set to enter the record books for being a movie without dialogues.The hero and the heroine do not mouth dialogues but the director said the audiences will understand what they are saying as they are expressions and emotions could be understood by all. 

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THANDAVA MUSIC AUDIO RELEASED
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he music of Thandava was released at a function by Somanath Swamiji of Adichunchanagiri Mutt in Bengaluru. The movie is directed by Gopal and produced by Swathi Ambarish, a die-hard fan of Ambarish whose real name is Kumaraswamy. The film stars Vasanth, Chandini and Dharma among others. Satish Arya has given the music for three songs.

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RANATANTRA RELEASING ON MARCH 18
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anatantra, a romantic thriller will release in 150 theatres all over Karnataka on March 18. The film is being distributed by Rajanna. The film is produced by S Ramesh and directed by Adhiram. The film stars Vijay Raghavendra and Haripriya in lead roles. Vijay Raghavendra told reporters on Saturday that the film has all the ingredients to make it an interesting watch. He said Ranatantra has good music, crime, thrill, humour, romance and is an interesting love story.

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RANARANAKA TO START SHOOT FROM NEXT WEEK
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anaranaka, a new Kannada film will begin shoot from next week. The film is being written and directed by Sudhakar Bannanje based on a story written by his disciple Diwakar who has also penned the lyrics for four songs in the movie. Director Sudhakar Bannanje told journalists on Saturday that the Ranaranaka means the feeling of let-down when a lover is spurned, separated or dies. 

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AKIRA MUSIC LAUNCHED
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ocking Star Yash released the music of the film Akira at Dr B R Ambedkar Stadium in Bengaluru. The film stars Anish, Krishi and Aditi Rao in lead roles and is directed by Naveen Reddy. Speaking on the occasion, Yash said Anish is a star in the making and that was evident from the huge crowd that was gathered for the audio release function. He said few artistes make it big although all of them get opportunities.

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ದರ್ಗಾಕ್ಕೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡಿದ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ
ಶಿವಲಿಂಗ ಚಿತ್ರವು ಶಿವರಾತ್ರಿ ಹಬ್ಬದಂದು ೨೫ ದಿನಗಳನ್ನು ಯಶಸ್ವಿಯಾಗಿ ಪೂರೈಸಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕಿ ವೇದಿಕಾಗೆ ದೆವ್ವ ಆವರಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಾಗ ಅದನ್ನು ಹೋಗಲಾಡಿಸಲು ದರ್ಗಾದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥನೆ ಮಾಡಿಸುವ ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶವನ್ನು ಶ್ರೀರಂಗಪಟ್ಟಣದ ಮಸೀದಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣವನ್ನು ನಡೆಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಅಂದುಕೊಂಡಂತೆ ಚಿತ್ರವು ಹಿಟ್ ಆದ ಸಂದರ್ಭ ಹಾಗೂ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗಕ್ಕೆ ಪಾದಾರ್ಪಣೆ ಮಾಡಿ ೩೦ ವರ್ಷಗಳು ಆಗಿರುತ್ತದೆ.

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ಅಪ್ಪನ ಬಯಕೆ ಈಡೇರಿಸುವ ಚಾಣಕ್ಷ
ಆತ ವೃತ್ತಿಪರ ವ್ಯಾಪಾರಸ್ಥ. ತನ್ನ ಊರನ್ನು ಅಭಿವೃದ್ದಿಗೊಳಿಸಬೇಕೆಂಬ ಮಹದಾಸೆಯಿಂದ ಏಳಿಗೆಗಾಗಿ ಶ್ರಮಿಸುತ್ತಾನೆ. ಅಲ್ಲಿರುವ ನೀಚರು ಕೆಲಸಕ್ಕೆ ಅಡ್ಡಿಬರುವುದು ಅಲ್ಲದೆ ಪ್ರಾಣ ತೆಗೆಯುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಪದವಿ ಪಡೆದು ಚದುರನಾಗಿದ್ದ್ದ ನಾಯಕ ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಕಲ್ಯಾಣಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಹೋರಾಡುತ್ತಾ  ಸಾವಿನ ಸುದ್ದಿ ಕೇಳಿ ಅಪ್ಪನ ಅಭೀಪ್ಸೆಯನ್ನು ಈಡೇರಿಸುತ್ತಾನಾ ಎಂಬುದು ಹೊಸ ಚಿತ್ರ ಚಾಣಕ್ಷ ಕತೆಯ ತಿರುಳು.

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SUDEEP LAUNCHES ‘GOLI SODA’ TITLE
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ichcha Sudeep launched the title of the upcoming film Goli Soda which has been released in Tamil and Telugu. The film is produced by Kolla Praveen for whom this is his third venture in Kannada after Manikya and Power. Speaking on the occasion, Sudeep said good films were doing well at the box-office while wishing the team of Goli Soda good luck. Lahari Velu said he is acting as a minister in the movie for the first time. He said songs in the movie are good.

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TYSON’ CELEBRITY SHOW HELD
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yson was shown to celebrities in a special screening organized at the Cinepolis Multiplex in ETA Namma Mall. The celebrities enjoyed the evening with their families and friends. Comedian Umesh, Vinaya Prasad and her hubby Jyotiprakash, M S Ramesh, Yogish Hunsur, Omprakash Rao, Sunil Nagappa (Madarangi Krishna), Suresh Raj, Jedarahalli Krishnappa, Dinesh Gandhi, Thomas D Souza 

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SMILE PLEASE’ ROLLS
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mile Please, producer K Manju’s latest film started rolling with Gurunandan of 1st Rank Raju fame in the lead. The film is being directed by Raghu Samarth, who had been active on television as an actor and director. The film also stars Kavya Shetty and Neha Patil in female lead roles. Raghu Samarth told reporters that he considers himself as T N Seetharam’s protégé and had acted in the serial Mukta. 

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LUCIA PAVAN’S NEW FILM U-TURN COMPLETE, TO GO TO CENSORS
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avan Kumar of Lucia fame has completed shoot of his film U-Turn which is another crowd funded kind of movie. U-Turn is a mystery thriller without songs. The film stars Radhika Chetan, Shraddha Srinath and Dilip Raj among others. The movie’s trailer was also shown to journalists that has already gone viral on the net. Pavan Kumar told journalists on Tuesday that U-Turn is about the accidents that might happen when people take a u-turn in traffic. 

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CHIRAVADA NENAPU RELEASING ON MARCH 11
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hiravada Nenapu, a film that deals with college life and the goings-on in a campus will release on March 11 all over Karnataka. The film stars Gurunandan and Sharanya Gaonkar in lead roles. G Suresh is the producer and Vincent Bernard has directed the movie. Director Bernard told reporters that the film takes people on a memory ride to college campus where there are fights, controversies, drugs, love, ragging and revolutionary talks. 

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1ST RANK RAJU SCORES 100 MARKS
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ST Rank Raju celebrated 100 days of successful run at the box-office and has just released overseas to good response. The film team held a gala celebration at the Chowdaiah Memorial Hall on Monday evening which was all the day of Mahashivaratri. Pranesha of Gangavati regaled the audiences with his funny one-liners. He said he adored T P Kailasam, Beechi and Rajkumar. He urged the cinema makers to use humour from the literature available so that it entertains the audiences.

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HEMANTH HEGDE’S MATHOMME SHH IS NOW ‘SA
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emanth Hegde has now changed the title of his film from Mathomme Shh to Sa. He told reporters that the original title was taken as a tribute to Upendra’s Shh. But, he said about half a dozen films had similar titles with Shh in them that forced him to change the title. He said the new title Sa is apt as there is a situation in the high profile suspense thriller that demanded this title.

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SONG RECORDING FOR ‘KALI’ BEGINS
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he song recording muhurta for the film Kali that stars Shivarajkumar and Sudeep was held at the Hamsalekha Studio on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivaratri. Hamsalekha and Prem performed aarthi to Lord Shiva at Hamsalekha’s studio residence and the music director began his task of composing music for Prem’s ambitious project. Kali is produced by C R Manohar.M S Ramesh, Yogish Hunsur and Ramanath Rigvedi were present at Kali’s song recording muhurta.

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MUSIC  AUDIO OF ‘MANGAATA’ RELEASED,  TRAILER LAUNCHED
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he music audio of suspense thriller Mangaata that stars Narayanaswamy, Raghav Nag (of  Goolihatti fame), Raju Hiregowdar, Pooja, Mamatha Rawat, Adi, Sanjeev, Roopesh and Adi of Rangoli fame was launched at a hotel by Ba Ma Harish in Bengaluru on Monday. The trailer of the film was launched by Ba Ma Girish. The film has Arjun Rao’s music that has only one song sung by Tippu.

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KIRUGURINA GAYYALIGALU RELEASING ON MARCH 11
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irugurina Gayyaligalu, a Kannada film based on Poornachandra Tejaswi’s novel which is directed by Sumana Kittur and produced by Syed Aman Bachchan and M S Ravindra will release on March 11 all over Karnataka. Sumana Kittur told reporters that Tejaswi’s wife Rajeshwari was apprehensive about the film but she  liked it after watching the movie. Kittur said the film is based on Tejaswi’s short story that runs for about 25 minutes. 

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KRISHNA RUKKU RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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rishna Rukku, a Kannada film starring Ajai Rao and Amulya is running successfully a week after its release. The film is directed by Anil Kumar and is produced by Uday Mehta. Ajai Rao said Krishna Rukku cannot be regarded as a remake as the original Telugu film-makers have praised the team and stated that the Kannada version is better than the original.

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SHIVALINGA COMPLETES 25 DAYS, GETS READY FOR MAHASHIVARATRI
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hivalinga, Shivarajkumar’s latest starrer will complete 25 days of successful run at the box-office for Mahashivaratri. The film is running in 180 theatres all over Karnataka and is all set to complete 50 days run in at least 150 theatres going by the response to the movie. Director P Vasu said the title of the film was suggested by Shivanna while thanking the people and media for patronizing the film. A Shivalinga idol will be kept in Santosh theatre, Bengaluru on Mahashivaratri day to celebrate the festival and the successful run of the film. 

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VIDYA PRADEEP TO MAKE DEBUT IN KANNADA
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idya Pradeep will make her debut in Kannada cinema opposite Shivarajkumar in Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya. The shoot for the film began on Thursday in Bengaluru and Vidya is expected to join the team in the second week of March. Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya is being directed by Yogi G Raj who had earlier directed Khushi Khushiyaagi. The film is being produced by Jayanna and Bhogendra. Yogi Raj said he was impressed with Vidya’s performance in Tamil films Pasanga 2 

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BIKO’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he music audio of the Kannada film Biko, a love story that happens in a slum, was launched at a function in Bengaluru. Lahari Audio has acquired the music rights of the film and BMTC Vice-Chairman Aradhya did the honours. Speaking on the occasion, Aradhya said films made by newcomers are doing well which is encouraging and wished the team of Biko good luck. The film is produced by Revanna and Anil Kumar while the movie is directed by Sandeep Daksh.

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KARNATAKA CHALANACHITRA AWARDS ON MARCH 3
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arnataka Chalanachitra Academy has instituted 10 lifetime achievement awards to be given away on March 3 to commemorate the Kannada Cinema Day. The award will carry a cash prize of Rs 50,000 each to all the awardees. The awards will be presented at a function on March 3 

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BHUJANGA GETS U/A FROM CENSORS
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hujanga has got a U/A certificate from the censors. The film stars Prajwal Devaraj, Meghana Raj and Santosh among others. The film is directed by Jeeva and produced by Varuna Mahesh. The film is a desi version of Dhoom series. The film is written by B A Madhu.
HORROR FILM ‘THA’ RELEASING ON MARCH 4
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annada horror film ‘Tha’, produced by Munirathnam P and directed by Giridhar will release in about 40 to 50 theatres all over Karnataka on March 4. The film is being distributed by Arya Mourya Gowda. Ammu Prasad has written the screenplay and dialogues while Giridhar has written the story and screenplay besides directing the film. The movie stars Vinod, Krishna, Balu Prasad and Bindu in key roles.

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TALE BACHKOLLI POWDER HAAKOLLI AUDIO RELEASED
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he music audio of the comedy film Tale Bachkolli Powder Haakolli was launched at a function in Bengaluru by Nenapirali Prem and Gajapade Harsha. The film is produced by Namdev Bhattar who has now rechristened himself as Vikram Arya for the screen as he makes his debut in a lead role in the film. The movie is written and directed by A Venugopal. Vijay Bharathi has composed the music and Gowtham Srivatsa has scored the background music.

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SUPARI SURYA RELEASING ON MARCH 4
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upari Surya, a film produced by Chamundi Chandru and directed by Raghu Raj will release on March 4 all over Karnataka. The film stars debutant Virat, Madhuurima, Sharath Lohitaswa, Sadhu Kokila and Kuri Sunil among others. Sridhar Sambram has composed the music and Nanda Kumar is the cameraman. Producer Chandru said he was excited about the film’s release and that the film’s

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…RE GETS ‘U’ CERTIFICATE, RELEASING ON MARCH 4
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unil Kumar Desai’s comeback film ..Re will release on March 4 all over Karnataka. The film has got a ‘U’ certificate from the censors. The film stars Ramesh Aravind, Anant Nag, Lokanath, Shivaram, Sharath Lohitaswa, Harshika Poonacha, Suman, Master Hirannaiah and G K Govinda Rao among others. Suman Nagarkar will be making a guest appearance. The official release date was expected to be announced soon after the certification of the movie. The film is produced by R Lokesh.Re is a romantic and a feel good film according to Desai. Cinematographer G S Bhaskar has worked in a multistarrer movie for the first time.
SHRI SATYANARAYANA’ RELEASING ON MARCH 11
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hri Satyanarayana, a socio-devotional film produced and directed by Harish Raj will release on March 11 all over Karnataka. The film stars Ramya Barna, Jaijagadish, Asha Jois, Radha Ramachandra and Chandrashekar among others. Harish Raj told journalists that the film has all the ingredients for an entertainer. It has a love story for youngsters and has sentiment, action and devotion.

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KEECHAKARU’ AUDIO  RELEASED
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he music audio of the film‘Keechakaru’ was released by producer Ankalagi at a function in Bengaluru. Lahari Audio has acquired the music rights of the film. The film ‘Keechakaru’ is produced and directed by Shivamani who has also acted in the movie as the lead. Ankalagi said bad Kannada films are being made these days. He said the industry had undergone a change for the worse in recent times.

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ಟೈಸನ್ ದರ್ಶನ
'ಟೈಸನ್ ' ಚಿತ್ರವು ಶುಕ್ರವಾರದಂದು ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬರುತ್ತಿರುವುದರಿಂದ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಪೂರ್ವ ಪತ್ರಿಕಾಗೋಷ್ಟಿಯನ್ನು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಯುಎ ಪ್ರಮಾಣ ಪತ್ರವನ್ನು ಪಡದುಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಪಳನಿರಾಜ್, ಮಾಸ್‌ಮಾದ್,ವಿನೋಧ್ ಸಾಹಸ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದಲ್ಲಿ ಜಬರ್‌ದಸ್ತ್ ಫೈಟ್‌ಗಳು ಮೂಡಿಬಂದಿವೆ. ಥ್ರಿಲ್ಲರ್‌ಮಂಜು ಶಿಷ್ಯ ವಿನೋಧ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕನೊಂದಿಗೆ ಫೈಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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ಲಾಸ್ಟ್ ಬಸ್ ೫೦ರ ಸಂಭ್ರಮ
ಹಾರರ್, ಥ್ರಿಲ್ಲರ್ ಚಿತ್ರವೆಂದು ಹೆಗ್ಗಳಿಕೆಗೆ ಪಾತ್ರವಾದ 'ಲಾಸ್ಟ್‌ಬಸ್' ಚಿತ್ರವು ಅನಾಯಾಸವಾಗಿ ೫೦ ದಿನಗಳನ್ನು ಯಶಸ್ವಿಯಾಗಿ ಪೂರೈಸಿದೆ. ಚೆನ್ನೈನ ಎರಡು ಮಾಲ್‌ಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಗಳಿಕೆ ಬರುತ್ತಿದೆ. ತೆಲುಗು ಭಾಷೆಗೆ ಡಬ್ ಮಾಢುವ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಯೋಚನೆ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅಮೇರಿಕಾ, ಪ್ಯಾರೀಸ್, ದುಬೈನಿಂದ ಬೇಡಿಕೆ ಬರುತ್ತಿದೆಯಂತೆ.

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ಮೆಜಸ್ಟಿಕ್ ಎಕ್ಸ್‌ಪ್ರೆಸ್ ಕುಂಬಳಕಾಯಿ
ರಾಜಾಜಿನಗರ ೫ನೇ ಬ್ಲಾಕಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಮಹೂರ್ತ ಆಚರಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ 'ಮೆಜಸ್ಟಿಕ್ ಎಕ್ಸ್‌ಪ್ರೆಸ್' ಚಿತ್ರವು ಅದೇ ಜಾಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಕುಂಬಳಕಾಯಿ ಒಡೆಯುವುದರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣವನ್ನು ಸರಾಗವಾಗಿ ಮುಗಿಸಿದೆ. ಮಾದ್ಯಮದವರು ಆರ್‌ಪಿಎ ಕಾಲೇಜು ಮೈದಾನಕ್ಕೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡಿದಾಗ ನಾಯಕ ಉಮೇಶ್‌ಬಣಕಾರ್ ಹನುಮಾನ್ ಪ್ರತಿಮೆ ಎದುರು ಭಾಮಾಹರೀಶ್, ದೀಪಕ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಸಂಗಡದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಹಾಡಿಗೆ ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಹಾಕುತ್ತಿದ್ದರು.

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ಹೊಸಬರ ಸಂಯುಕ್ತ
೨೫ ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ ಶಿವರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅಭಿನಯದ ಸಂಯುಕ್ತ ಚಿತ್ರವು ತೆರೆಕಂಡಿತ್ತು. ಈಗ 'ಸಂಯುಕ್ತ-೨' ಎನ್ನುವ ಚಿತ್ರವೊಂದು ಸೆಟ್ಟೇರಿದೆ. ಹಿಂದಿನ ಚಿತ್ರದಂತೆ ಇರದೆ ವಿಜ್ಘಾನ ಕಲ್ಲಿತ ಕತೆಗೆ ಹಾರರ್,ಥ್ರಿಲ್ಲರ್ ಮಾದರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶಗಳು ಬರುತ್ತವೆ. ಮೆಡಿಕಲ್ ಕಾಲೇಜಿನಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಲ್ವರು ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಒಂದು ವಿಧವಾದ ಲಕ್ವಿಡ್‌ನ್ನು ಭೇದಿಸಿದಾಗ ಅನಾಹುತ ಆಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಅದು ಯಾವ ತರಹದ ಲಿಕ್ವಡ್ ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರೆ ಕತೆ ಹೂರಣ ಗೊತ್ತಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಅದಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ನೋಡಿ ಅಂತಾರೆ ಕತೆ,ಚಿತ್ರಕತೆ ಬರೆದು ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿರುವ ಅಭಿರಾಮ್. ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಸುತ್ತಮುತ್ತ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ನಡೆಯಲಿದೆ. ನಾಗೇಂದ್ರಪ್ರಸಾದ್,

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ಬಡ್ಡಿ ಫಂಡಿಂಗ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಸ ಚಿತ್ರ
ಕ್ರೌಡ್ ಫಂಡ್ ಮೂಲಕ ಹಣವನ್ನು ಸಂಗ್ರಹಮಾಡಿ ಲೂಸಿಯಾ, ಮರೆಯಲಾರೆ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳು ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬಂದಿವೆ. ಇಲ್ಲೋಂದು ಬಡ್ಡಿ ಫಂಡಿಂಗ್ ಎಂಬ ಹೆಸರಿನಲ್ಲಿ 'ಸೆಲ್ಪಿ' ಚಿತ್ರವೊಂದು ಪೋಸ್ಟ್ ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ ಹಂತಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದಿದೆ. ಸ್ನೇಹಿತರು, ಅವರ ಬಂದುಗಳಿಂದ ಶೇರುಗಳನ್ನು ಮಾರಾಟ ಮಾಢಿ ಹಣ ಸಂಗ್ರಹ ಮಾಡುವುದೇ ಬಡ್ಡಿ ಫಂಡಿಂಗ್ (ಃuಜಜಥಿ ಈuಟಿಜiಟಿg) ಎನ್ನತ್ತಾರಂತೆ. ಶೇಕಡ ೯೦ಕ್ಕು ಹಚ್ಚು ಶೇರುದಾರರು ಟೆಕ್ಕಿಗಳು ಆಗಿರುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಟೆಕ್ಕಿ ತಂಡದವರು ರಜಾ ಅವಧಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಮುಗಿಸಿರುವುದರಿಂದ ವೀಕೆಂಡ್ ಮೂವೀ ಮೇಕರ್‍ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ೧೨ ಲಕ್ಷ ವೆಚ್ಚಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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`ಕಿರಗೂರಿನ ಗಯ್ಯಾಳಿಗಳು ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭಕೋರಿದ ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ರಾಜೇಶ್ವರಿ ತೇಜಸ್ವಿ
ಮೇಘ ಮೂವೀಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ರವೀಂದ್ರ ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿರುವ `ಕಿರಗೂರಿನ ಗಯ್ಯಾಳಿಗಳು ಚಿತ್ರ ಕೆ.ಪಿ.ಪೂರ್ಣಚಂದ್ರ ತೇಜಸ್ವಿ ಅವರ ಕಥೆ ಆಧಾರಿತವಾಗಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರ ಸದ್ಯದಲ್ಲೇ ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರದ ಕುರಿತು ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡ ಚಿಕ್ಕಮಗಳೂರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಪತ್ರಿಕಾಗೋಷ್ಠಿಯನ್ನು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದರು. ಅಂದಿನ ಗೋಷ್ಠಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ್ದ ಶ್ರೀ ಪೂರ್ಣಚಂದ್ರ ತೇಜಸ್ವಿ ಅವರ ಮಡದಿ ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ರಾಜೇಶ್ವರಿ ತೇಜಸ್ವಿ ಅವರು `ಕಿರಗೂರಿನ ಗಯ್ಯಾಳಿಗಳು ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭ ಕೋರಿದರು ಹಾಗೂ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕಿ ಸುಮನ ಕಿತ್ತೂರು ಅವರ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಪ್ರಶಂಸೆಯ ಮಾತುಗಳನ್ನಾಡಿದರು.

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ACTOR’ PREMIERED, ACTORS APPRECIATE MOVIE
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annada film ‘Actor’ was premiered at the Chamundeshwari Studio ahead of the release. Media persons and celebrities attended the show. Prominent among those who attended the premiere were Mohan, A G Sheshadri, Vatsala Mohan, Sihi Kahi Chandru and Sihi Kahi Geetha. Here are a few opinions from actors and directors who saw the movie. Nenapirali Prem said he came to watch the movie thinking that Actor is an offbeat film with a message. He said the movie is an eye-opener for actors who at one point of time or the other go through such a phase as is shown in the movie.

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DANDU’ RELEASING ON MARCH 4
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andu, an action film based on a real incident will hit theatres all over Karnataka on March 4. The film is produced and directed by Sanjeev Megoti. The film stars Neeraj Shyam, Neha Saxena, Disha Poovaiah, Saikumar, Kuldeep and Vijay Kumar among others. Harish S N is the cameraman. Director Sanjeev Megoti told journalists that the film is based on a real story that happened in Raichur. He said the film was shot for 50 days spread over seven schedules with most of the shoots happening in original houses where the incident happened.

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ACTOR’ TO RUN IN MULTIPLEXES FROM SECOND WEEK
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annada film ‘Actor’ will run in multiplexes from the second week. It will continue its run in multiplexes after running into rough weather with multiplex chains who were not patronizing kannada films. Multiplexes have been accused and caught offguard for playing dirty with Kannada films in preventing their screenings. Three Kannada films released last weekend – Actor, Bhale Jodi and Madhura Swapna faced problems that pertained to bookings made with multiplex chains. 

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GAME’ RELEASING ON FEB 26
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ame, a murder mystery will be releasing all over Karnataka on February 26 in about 120 theatres. The film is directed by A M R Ramesh who earlier made Cyanide and Veerappan Attahasa. Game is a bilingual movie made in Kannada and Tamil. The Kannada version will be releasing on February 26. Game is a murder mystery that involves a high profile woman and her killing. Arjun Sarja and Manisha Koirala are in the lead roles.

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KRISHNA-RUKKU RELEASING ON FEB 26
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rishna-Rukku will release in about 170-180 theatres all over Karnataka on February 26. The film is produced by Uday Mehta and directed by Anil Kumar. Jagadish Wali is the cinematographer. The film stars Krishna Ajai Rao and Amulya in lead roles. Producer Uday Mehta says all the areas have been sold or taken away by the distributors. There are some expectations from the new pairing of Amulya and Ajai Rao as they are being paired together for the first time.

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WHATSUPP LOVE RELEASING ON FEB 26
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hatsupp Love, a love story will release on February 26 all over Karnataka. The film is produced by Jeeva who has also acted in the movie. The film stars Jeeva, Aishwarya Sindhogi, Sriki, Shravya Rao, Mamatha Rawat, Tilak and Sangeetha among others. The movie is directed by Ram. Jeeva had acted as a child artiste in Sundara Swapnagalu. Whatsupp Love is about how love blossoms from the use of whatsapp and how it ends.

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SUNIL KUMAR DESAI’S …RE RELEASING IN MARCH
…Re, Sunil Kumar Desai’s comeback film will release in March. The official release date will be announced soon after the movie is censored, according to Desai. The film is produced by R Lokesh. The film stars Ramesh Aravind, Anant Nag, Harshika Poonacha, Lokanath, Shivaram, G K Govinda Rao, Sharath Lohitaswa, Srinivasa Prabhu and Master Hirannaiah among others. Suman Nagarkar will be making a guest appearance and another Suman is being introduced as a heroine.

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YASHOGATHE’ COMPLETE, READY FOR RELEASE
‘Yashogathe’, a horror thriller film is ready for release as the film’s production and post-production work has been completed. The film is directed by Vinod J Raj and produced by Hari Tiwari. The film stars Manasa Joshi, Pavithra Belliappa, Master Lohit Surya and Baby  Twisha Adappa Tandoor. Director Vinod Raj told reporters that he met an old woman during the making of a documentary who knew about her past life.

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SONU NIGAM RELEASES MAADA MATHTU MANASI MUSIC
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layback singer Sonu Nigam released the music CD of the film Maada Mathtu Manasi at the National College Grounds in Bengaluru to a waiting crowd well past 11 in the night. The film is produced by Mano Murthy and marks the formal launch of his audio company Mano Murthy Music. Addressing the audiences, Sonu Nigam thanked Mano Murthy for giving him an opportunity to sing in Kannada for a Kannada film. 

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'TAMIL FILM-MAKERS, RAJINIKANTH APPRECIATED SHIVALINGA'
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any Tamil directors watched Kannada film Shivalinga and appreciated it at a special screening of the movie, says its director P Vasu. The director also said that Rajinikanth had watched the movie last week with his family and liked Vasu’s narration style. Speaking at the film’s success meet in Bengaluru, Vasu said no decision had been taken on remaking Shivalinga to Tamil or Telugu although he did not rule out the possibility.

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SHOOT FOR ‘MONICA IS MISSING’ COMPLETE
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he shoot for ‘Monica is Missing’ has been completed and is in the post-production stage. The film is directed by Oscar Krishna who earlier made Oscar and the sensational  and sensual film Miss Mallige. Monica is Missing is written, produced and directed by Oscar Krishna. The film stars Joyona Pinto, Radhika and Abhay among others. Oscar Krishna said the film is based on found footage format film and is 70 percent based on true events. He said Monica is Missing is a psychological thriller that turns the spotlight

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SHORT FILM  ‘AMBANI  THE INVESTOR’ GETS 1 MILLION HITS ON YOUTUBE
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hort film Ambani the investor has got more than 10 lakh hits on Youtube and has won awards at all the four film festivals for which the film was sent. The film has been viewed and liked by 4.5 lakh Americans with 13,000 likes and 303 dislikes on Youtube. Producer Vishnu A Prasanna said the film got hits after

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KANFIDA PLANS SUPERSTARS CRICKET LEAGUE
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arnataka Film Directors Association is organizing a Superstars Cricket League tourney in May this year in association with Legendary Man Entertainment Pvt Ltd which will have eight teams. The dates and match fixtures for the tourney will be announced later. The association has also announced ‘Save Girl Child’ campaign by putting up a photo album based on the theme. Members of the Kanfida expressed solidarity and support to the family

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ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರ ಸಂಘದಿಂದ ಪರೋಪಕಾರಿ ಕೆಲಸ
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರ ಸಂಘಕ್ಕೆ ೩೩ರ ಹರೆಯ. ಇದಕ್ಕೆಂದೆ ಈ ಬಾರಿ ವಿಶೇಷವಾದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ನಡೆಸಲು ಯೋಜನೆ ಹಾಕಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕೂ ಮುನ್ನ ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗಷ್ಟೆ ನಿಧನರಾದ ಯೋಧ ಹನುಮಂತಪ್ಪಕೊಪ್ಪದ್ ಕುಟುಂಬಕ್ಕೆ ಸಾಂತ್ವನ ಹೇಳುವುದಲ್ಲದೆ ಧನಸಹಾಯ ಮಾಡಿ ಮಾನವಿಯತೆಯನ್ನು ತೋರಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಉಳಿದಂತೆ ಬಾಂಬೆ ಮೂಲದ ಲೆಜಂಡರಿ ಮ್ಯಾನ್ ಇಂಟರ್‌ಟೈನ್ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಘವು ಸೇರಿಕೊಂಡು ೮ ತಂಡದಂತೆ ೧೨೦ ಕಲಾವಿದರಿಂದ ಸೂಪರ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್‍ಸ್ ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟ್ ಲೀಗ್ ಪಂದ್ಯವನ್ನು ನಡೆಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ.

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PORKI HUCHCHA VENKAT AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of Porki Huchcha Venkat was released at a function amidst the family members of Huchcha Venkat that included his father and his two brothers in Bengaluru. The film is written and directed by Firing Star Huchcha Venkat who is also acting in the movie. Venkat told reporters that shoot for one song was completed out of six songs that the film will have. He said shooting for the songs will be done in phases.

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SHORT FILM ‘THE LUCID HANGOVER’ EXHIBITED
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hort film ‘The Lucid Hangover’ was shown to journalists in Bengaluru. The 35-minute short film is produced by Manjunath and directed by Narasimha Illuru and Srihari. The film stars Girish and Roopa Gowda in lead roles. While Lucia dealt with a drug that induces dreams, this short film ‘The Lucid Hangover’ is a real dream that is bereft of artificial inducements. The hero dreams to be in love with a girl whom he has met while working in a mobile company. She dies in his dream and the hero who is actually deaf and dumb gets admitted to a hospital reeling under that hangover.

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SULI’ GOING TO CENSORS, DIRECTOR P H VISHWANATH BACK
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irector P H Vishwanath is back into film direction after a long gap with Suli. The film is produced by Geetha Srinath (actor Srinath’s wife) and Satyanarayana. The film stars Srinath himself in the lead and is all set to go to the censors soon. Vishwanath who has also written the story told journalists that the film is about a family of three girls in a village that doesn’t have infrastructure. The story is about how the hero gets caught in a whirlpool while trying to rescue one of the girls and in the midst gets caught in another whirlpool. Whether he come out of it forms the remaining part of the story, he said.

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SIMPLAAG INNONDU LOVE STORY AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film Simplaag Innondu Love Story was released at a function in Bengaluru. The music for the movie has been scored by two composers B J Bharath and Sai Kiran. The film stars Praveen and Meghana Gaonkar in lead roles. The film is directed by Suni (Sunil) of Simplaag Ondu Love Story fame. Ashu Bedra who had produced popular daily soap Radha  Kalyana has now turned film producer with this movie.

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WHATSUPP LOVE RELEASING ON FEB 26
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hatsupp Love, a love story will release on February 26 all over Karnataka. The film is produced by Jeeva who has also acted in the movie. The film stars Sriki, Shravya Rao, Mamatha Rawat, Tilak and Sangeetha among others. Jeeva said he took up production of the movie after one of them backed out. Jeeva who had acted as a child artiste in Sundara Swapnagalu said Whatsupp Love is about how love blossoms from the use of whatsapp and how it ends.

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SOJIGA’ TO BEGIN SHOOT FOR CLIMAX
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ojiga, which means surprise will begin shoot for its climax portion and is eyeing a release by the end of May. The film is produced by Narayan Hegde, a chartered accountant who wants to launch his son as an actor. The film is written and directed by Dinesh Kampli. The film stars newbies Vikranth Hegde and Akhila Prakash. Director Kampli said there is an element of surprise in everyone’s lives. There is a surprise for everyone from different angles. He said there are four such surprises in the film but did not reveal the details.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR CELEBRATES 30 YEARS IN KANNADA CINEMA
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hivarajkumar has completed three decades as an actor in Kannada cinema on Friday. His fans celebrated the occasion by cutting cakes of all sizes. Shivanna started his film career on February 19, 1986 with the film Anand which was released in the same year on June 19. He married Geetha on May 19, 1986 a month before his first release. Shivanna had three consecutive hits at the beginning of his career in Anand, Rathasaptami and Mana Mechida Hudugi. He was conferred a honorary doctorate by Sri Krishnadevaraya University in 2014 on completion of 100 films.

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PUTTANNA COMPLETES 50 DAY RUN
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athe Chitrakathe Nirdeshana Puttanna has completed 50 days of successful run at the box-office. The film, which is directed by Srinivasa Raju, has Komal and Priya Mani in lead roles. Puttanna is the first Kannada film to complete 50 days run at the box-office in 2016. The film is currently running in 27 theatres all over Karnataka including four theatres in Bengaluru. It is running in Sapna theatre in Majestic area.Srinivasa Raju said Puttanna’s success can be attributed to the contribution made by technicians 

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Television star Rakshith revs up for debut in films
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elevision star Rakshith Gowda who became a household name playing the role of Vijay in popular Kannada daily soap Amruthavarshini is now ready to make his big screen debut with NannLove Track. The film will release on February 19 in about 60 to 70 theatres all over Karnataka and the movie is being distributed by Jayanna Combines.The film is directed by Kathir who made Tamil films like Idayam, Kadal Desam and Kadalar Dinam that were commercial successes of their time.

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"ACTOR" GETS READY FOR A FEB 19 RELEASE
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annada film ‘Actor’ starring Naveen Krishna will release on February 19 in about 50 to 60 theatres all over Karnataka. The distribution rights of the film have been acquired by Jayanna Combines. The film is produced by K M Veeresh  and is co-produced by Avinash Shetty and Dayal Padmanabhan. The film is directed by Dayal. Actor will release in Kapali, Bengaluru besides a host of multiplexes and a few single screen theatres.Producer Veeresh said the film is not just the life of an actor but it is something that might have happened in everyone’s lives. If such events have not happened in someone’s life then it’s a wake up call for them to be careful, he said.The film is not based on any single actor or does not resemble any particular actor’s life.

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FIRST LOOK OF ‘PREMASURA’ OUT
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he first look of Premasura, a love story was revealed at a screening in Chamundeswari Studio, Bengaluru on Wednesday morning. The film is directed by Nagesh Kylanur and produced by Nagaraj, Kunta Naganur and Raghu Chalanur. The film stars newbies Sheetal Raj from Belagavi and Mrudula from Hubballi besides Padmavasanthi and Umesh among others. Nagesh told journalists that the film is about how happens to a guy who doesn’t win his love.

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TRAILER OF ‘AKIRA’ LAUNCHED
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he theatrical trailer of Akira was launched on Tuesday evening at PVR Cinemas in Orion Mall, Rajajinagar in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Chetan and Somashekar Reddy while Naveen Reddy has directed it. The film stars Anish, Aditi Rao and Krishi in lead roles. Anish said he has been working hard without much success for the last four years. He said he is hoping and is confident that the film will become a hit.

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RAJ BAHADDUR RELEASING ON FEB 19
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annada film Raj Bahaddur will release on February 19 all over Karnataka. The film is produced by Dil Satya and directed by Alwyn. The film stars Puneeth who is Thriller Manju’s brother Gurumurthy’s son and Srishruti in lead roles. Producer Dil Satya said Puneeth has performed the stunts well and T Rajendarr has sung a song for the movie. He said dialogues and fights will be the highlights of the movie.

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GAME’ RELEASING ON FEB 26
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ame, a murder mystery directed by A M R Ramesh of Cyanide and Veerappan Attahasa fame, will release on February 26 across Karnataka. The film is a bilingual made in Kannada and Tamil and only the Kannada version will be releasing for now. Director Ramesh said Game is a murder mystery that involves a high profile murder of a woman. He said he thought of Arjun Sarja the moment the script was ready.But,  Sarja was not ready to do the role, he said. Ramesh thanked Arjun Sarja’s daughter for convincing her father Arjun to do the film. 

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U THE END A’ RELEASING ON FEB 19
‘U The End A’, a Kannada movie and a psychological love story will release on February 19 in about 50 theatres across Karnataka. The movie is produced by Parvathy B Karnic and is directed by Nagendra who wishes to get himself called Nag. The film stars Nag, Kumuda, Yashaswini, Raju Talikote, Anant Nag and Sadhu Kokila among others. Arya Mourya Gowda is distributing the film. Nag told reporters that U The End A is a continuation of Upendra’s film A that got released in 1998.

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ERADANE SALA COMPLETES 60%  OF SHOOT
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radane Sala, a love story directed by Guruprasad of Mutta and Yeddelu Manjunatha fame has completed 60 percent of the shoot and has now begun second schedule of its shoot. The film is produced by Yogish Narayan and it stars Dhananjaya and Sangeetha Bhat in lead roles. Producer Yogish Narayan said the film had completed 24 days of shoot and that another 20 days of shoot was pending completion. He said he was aiming for a May release of the film. He said he and director Guruprasad had mutually agreed not to step on each other’s territory – business and creative side.

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LIFEU SUPER AUDIO RELEASED
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rimurali released the audio of Lifeu Super, a political thriller movie at a function in Bengaluru. He was accompanied by another guest Rangayana Raghu to do the honours. Lifeu Super is produced by V C Thimma Reddy and directed by Vinod Kumar R. The movie is based on a story written by Likith Surya who has also acted in the movie in a lead role. Lifeu Super has Judha Sandy’s music and Sujay Kumar’s cinematography. The movie stars Likith Surya, Niranth, Anu Chinnappa and Meghana Appaiah. 

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PREETHI KITABU RELEASING ON FEB 26
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reethi Kitabu, a love story will release on February 26 across Karnataka in about 40 to 50 theatres and the film is being distributed by Venkatesh of Sun World Cinemas. The film is directed by Vittal Bhat and produced by Shamanth K Rao. The film stars Nehal who has also penned the story, Duniya Rashmi, Purvi and Sujay. V Manohar has scored the music. Director Vittal Bhat said Preethi Kitabu is a matured love story which marks the debut of Nehal as an actor who hails from Sagar.

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MADHURA SWAPNA RELEASING ON FEB 19
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adhura Swapna, a triangular love story will release on February 19 in about 100 theatres all over Karnataka. The film is being distributed by Toogudeepa Productions. The film is produced by Sanjeev Kumar and co-produced by Srinivasa Murthy and Ramesh. The movie is directed by Raviratnam Karmala and has Ravi Kalyan’s music. The film stars Arjun Kapikad, Keerthana and Mahalakshmi in lead roles.

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JESSY MUSIC LAUNCHED
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uneeth Rajkumar, Sa Ra Govindu, Yogaraj Bhat and Rajendra Singh Babu together did the honours of releasing Jessy’s music album at a function on Sunday evening. Anoop Seelin has scored the music. Jessy, a romantic film written and directed by Pavan Wadeyar has completed its shoot in Mysuru, Ooty and Tokadi Falls. The film stars Dhananjaya, Parul Yadav and Raghu Mukherjee in lead roles. The film is produced by Kanakapura Srinivas under the RS Productions banner.

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VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL IS KANNADA MOVIE ‘KISS
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iss, a cute love story and a family entertainer will begin shoot on April 24 after the lead pair is selected for the film. Director A P Arjun told reporters on Valentine’s Day that the auditions to select the artistes will be held on February 28 and 29. He said the lead pair will be tested for their talent and their boldness to kiss each other. Arjun said the film will have no stars but said Anant Nag and Sadhu Kokila will be doing key roles.

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SANCHARI VIJAY, LAKSHMI GOPALASWAMY BAG BEST ACTOR AWARDS
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ational award winning actor Sanchari Vijay and Lakshmi Gopalaswamy have won the best actor and best actress awards from the Karnataka state government for their performances in films Naanu Avanalla Avalu and Vidhaaya respectively.

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DANNY KUTTAPPA HEADS FOR BAAHUBALI 2 SHOOT
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pcoming villain of Kannada cinema Danny Kuttappa has joined the shoot in Hyderabad for S S Rajamouli’s blockbuster Bahubali 2 and is said to be playing a negative role in the movie. Danny who hails from Kodagu, is a trained actor from Abhinaya Taranga and Baahubali 2 is his 50th film in his short career that spans five years. Danny is however tightlipped about his role in the movie Baahubali 2 as the shoot for his portion has just begun. However, he said he plays a negative role in the movie.

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MUSIC OF ‘TYSON’ RELEASED
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a  Ra Govindu, president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce released the audio CD of Vinod Prabhakar’s forthcoming film ‘Tyson’ at a function in Bengaluru on Tuesday night. Govindu said he had been seeing Vinod Prabhakar grow and remembered Tiger Prabhakar. He lamented that quality Kannada films are not being made because of realtors entering the field.

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DRESS CODE’ GETS ‘A’ CERTIFICATE FROM CENSORS, TRAILER OUT
‘Dress Code’ has got an ‘A’ certificate from the censors with 17 cuts and a running time of 96 minutes. The film is directed by Shivakumar Kadur and it stars Prithvi, Hema, Divya and Shivu Balaji. The film’s trailer was launched at a function in Bengaluru. Director Kadur told reporters that the movie has a positive and a negative side to it. He said just like Vaastu is followed while a house is built same is true for a woman to have a dress code. He said there is a dress code for people going to schools and temples but there is none for girls who are on the streets.

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1ST RANK RAJU SCORES 75 MARKS AT THE BOX-OFFICE
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st Rank Raju has completed 75 days of successful run at the box-office. It is now running at Kailash theatre and is all set to complete 100 days. A special show for school kids and college students was organized to celebrate the occasion at Kailash theatre. A cake was cut by the students and distributed by the film unit at the theatre after the show. Film publicist Nagendra said the film had attracted children of all ages and it was estimated that about one million children had watched the movie all over Karnataka.

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KAMALI COMPLETES 20-DAY FIRST SCHEDULE SHOOT
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amali, a Kannada film that is being made in folk style has completed its first 20-day schedule shoot. The film is directed by S Vishnupriyan and produced by B Hanumantharaju. The film stars Sujit, Kavya, Yathiraj, Sangeetha, Ramesh Bhat and Shobhraj among others. Director Vishnupriyan told reporters that the film is based on an uncivilized social tradition that exists in Mysuru. 

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LAKSHMANA TRAILER OUT, HERO ANUP CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY
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t was a triple celebration for Anup, son of former minister H M Revanna and Vatsala Revanna. Anup celebrated his 22nd birthday and his fans association took birth launched on the same day. The trailer of the film Lakshmana that marks the debut of Anup was also released on the occasion. A huge cut was cut to celebrate Anup’s birthday as well. Lakshmana is being directed by R Chandru who celebrated his birthday on February 7.

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ACTOR’ RELEASING ON FEB 19
‘Actor’, a Kannada film filmed in a single location with just characters and with a running time of 100 minutes will release on February 19 all over Karnataka. The film is produced by K M Veeresh and directed by Dayal Padmanabhan. The film stars Naveen Krishna and Sihi Kahi Geetha. Producer Veeresh said he became ready to make the movie within minutes after Dayal had narrated two stories. He said he accepted one story and is happy that the cinema had shaped up well. Veeresh also expressed his eagerness to produce more films.

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BHALE JODI READY TO HIT THE SCREENS ON FEB 19
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hale Jodi, a Kannada film which is a remake of Telugu hit Ala Modalindi is readying for a release in 100 theatres across Karnataka on February 19. The film is produced by Shailendra Babu and directed by Kokila Sadhu. The film stars Sumanth Shailendra and Shanvi Srivastava in lead roles. Shailendra Babu told reporters that Bhale Jodi is the 16th movie in their banner which is a family entertainer like all his earlier films. 

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ISHTAKAAMYA POSTER RELEASED, READY TO GO TO CENSORS
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shtakaamya, a film directed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekar is ready to go to the censors following the completion of shoot. The film’s poster was also released by Suresh Heblikar. The film stars Vijay Surya, Mayuri and Kavya Shetty  in main roles. Nagathihalli Chandrashekar told reporters that Ishakaamya is a novel-based story that has been shot in four Malnad districts of the state.

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AVADHI’ COMPLETES SHOOT
‘Avadhi’ has completed its shoot and will go to the censors soon. The film’s promo was also launched and a song clipping was shown. The film is produced and directed by Sai Kiran and it stars Dr Ranjit and Archana Rao in lead roles. Sai Kiran told journalists that the film talks about the play of God in everyone’s lives. He said everything is created by God and He is the one who shapes up every man’s destiny. Sai Kiran said man cannot face God because He is the creator.

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HORROR FILM ‘RISK’ EYEING A RELEASE IN MARCH, PROMO LAUNCHED
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isk, a multilingual horror film is all set to hit the screens in March. The film which is produced by music composer Rajesh Ramanath and Venkata Gowda has been made in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi and all the four versions are ready for release. The film is directed by M G Raj and the movie stars Raju, Anu, Shivu, Nagarjuna, Kavya, Harish, Riya and Ugramm Ravi. Director Raj told reporters that rape should be treated as a cognizable offence.

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SHIVALINGA’ RELEASING ON FEB 12
‘Shivalinga’, a psycho crime thriller and a family drama directed by P Vasu starring Shivarajkumar and Vedika will release in more than 200 theatres across Karnataka on February 12. The film is produced by K A Suresh. Director P Vasu told reporters that the film deals with two levels in the story with the protagonist playing a dignified investigating CID officer on the one hand and has an emotional side in the form of his family. A 25-year-old guy gets murdered in a train and a pigeon is witness to the act of crime,

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SIMPLAAGINONDU LOVE STORY’ READY FOR RELEASE, TRAILER OUT
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irector Suni (Sunil) who made the successful film Simplaagondu Love Story has now finished his third directorial film and has titled it Simplaaginondu Love Story. The film has completed its 50-day shoot recently and is ready for release next month. The movie’s trailer was also launched. The movie stars Praveen and Meghana Gaonkar in lead roles. Suni told reporters that he was working for the first time in a new banner and with Ashu Bedra who had produced the successful daily television soap Radha Kalyana. The film Simplaaginondu Love Story is a love story that happens along the Bengaluru-Karwar journey with a major portion being shot in Mudabidre.

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GAJAPADE’ RELEASING ON FEB 5
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ajapade, a film based on a real incident that occurred in a college in 2014 will release on February 5 all over Karnataka. The film is directed by Seenu and produced by Praveen, Shreyas, Annaiah, Muthu Pavagada, Deepu, Thimmaiah and Raghu. The film stars Harsha, Siddesh, Arun, Monisha and Tanmay. Director Seenu told reporters that it is an effort to make such a movie that has no big stars but all newcomers.

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BHAGYARAJ’ RELEASING ON FEB 5
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annada film ‘Bhagyaraj’ that marks the launch of Loose Maada Yogesh’s brother Mahesh’s debut as an actor will release in about 75 theatres all over Karnataka. Jayanna Combines will be distributing the movie. Bhagyaraj is written and directed by Deepak Manuvanahalli and produced by T P Siddaraju of Loose Maada Yogi Productions. Director Deepak told reporters that it is his first film as a director and that the film is based on an incident that happened in a rural area in 2003. He said the incident has been given a fictional touch and the village has been rechristened as Ramapatna.

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PRAKRUTIYA MADILU BANAVASI’ EYEING A FEB RELEASE
‘Prakrutiya Madilu Banavasi’, a Kannada film on nature is all set to release in theatres tentatively on February 12. The film is directed by Dhiraj Surya and produced by Lokesh Barga and retired school headmaster Ramappa. Director Dhiraj Surya told reporters that the film talks about how nature needs to be protected by not using plastics and advocates ayurvedic medicines for good health. The film has a triangle love story. The film gives good advice and entertains good thoughts that are told in an entertaining way.

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MAASTIGUDI STARTS ROLLING
‘Maastigudi’ was launched with a lot of fanfare at the Kanteerava Studio with many stars attending the muhurta function. A special set of Goddess Maastiamma, the Goddess of jungle was erected next to a tree in the sprawling lawns of the studio. Mothers of actors and technicians working in the movie launched the film. Maastigudi is based on a real incident which occurred in Biligiri Rangana Betta in the 1990s and Duniya Vijay who is playing the lead has himself penned the story. Nagashekar is directing the movie and Maastigudi is produced by Sundar Gowda and Anil.

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TEASER OF ‘AHAM’ LAUNCHED
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he teaser of Kannada film ‘Aham’ was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is written and directed by Jaya Gaja Venkatesh who has also penned the lyrics. The film is produced by Nagaraj. Nandu and Thippesh have scored the music while V Manohar has scored the background music and Nagi is the choreographer.

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JWALANTHAM RELEASING ON FEB 5
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walantham, a suspense thriller will release on February 5 in about 100 theatres all over Karnataka. The film is being distributed by Jayanna Combines. Anu Rao is the producer and the film is directed by newbie Ambarish. The film stars Jwala, Deepti and Deepa Gowda in lead roles. Director Ambarish told reporters that the film is being supported by Sudeep and Shivarajkumar who watched the film’s trailers.

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SHORT FILM ‘SMILE GURU’ READY
‘Smile Guru’ a short film that has used stop motion graphic technology has been completed. The 25-minute short film is produced by Vinod Ambigar and it stars Rakshit, a student of Nagathihalli Chandrashekar and Megha Shenoy.Rakshit who is the creative head, director and writer besides featuring in the lead role told reporters that out of 1200 pictures clicked 1100 pictures have been used by editing them and using the new technology. He said friends suggested the title.

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NEW MOVIE GETS A ‘COLOURFUL’ LAUNCH
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rt director Dinesh Mangaluru’s son Pavan has been rechristened as Surya Siddhartha for making his bow as a hero in movies. Surya Siddhartha will now make his debut ‘colourful’ as he faces the arclights in the movie of the same name

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FIRING STAR VENKAT, LENSMAN NAGESH KUMAR AND DANNY FETED
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arnataka Rakshana Vedike felicitated senior lensman and journalist K N Nagesh Kumar, firing star Venkat and upcoming villain Danny at a function held recently in Sarvajna Nagar assembly constituency, Bengaluru. The function was held under the aegis of Vedike’s state president T A Narayana Gowda and Radhakrishna of the constituency. Senior photographer and journalist K N Nagesh Kumar was felicitated for his long and outstanding service to the Kannada film industry. Nagesh Kumar has clicked pictures spanning different generations in the film industry. 

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RAGINI’S ACTION FILM ‘VEERA RANACHANDI’ COMPLETES SHOOT
‘Veera Ranachandi’, an action film starring Ragini Dwivedi has completed its shoot and is now awaiting clearances from Animal Board and the Censors. The film is produced by V Kuppuswamy. The film is directed by Anand P Raju who told journalists that the film with a running time of 130 minutes will have a different shade from his earlier action film Ragini IPS starring the same actor.

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VINOD PRABHAKAR WINS BEST ACTION HERO AWARD
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inod Prabhakar won the best action hero award at a function organized by Newspapers Association of Karnataka. Vinod Prabhakar shared this picture from the function with cinecircle.in. Following is the list of other awardees: Rakshit Shetty and Amulya won the best hero and heroine awards respectively. Vinay Rajkumar and Anushri won the best debut hero and heroine awards respectively. Kote Prabhakar won the best villain award and Sandeep Bharadwaj won the best villain debut award.

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LAST BUS’ GOING STRONG IN BOX-OFFICE
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annada film Last Bus, a psychological mystery thriller is going strong at the box-office. The film which released on Sankranti festival day had to compete with 15 other films that released on the same day. This was the first film that had paid previews organized ahead of its release and the film held its premiere show in Mysuru for the first time ever

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CHILDREN’S FILM KEERTHIGOBBA RELEASING ON FEB 5
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eerthigobba, another children’s film is set to release in about 40 theatres across Karnataka on February 5 and the movie is being distributed by Kulkarni. The film is produced by C T Thippeswamy and C S Mahehswarappa. The film is directed by Mahesh Chinmay. The film stars Master Tejas, Shiva, Abhinaya, Sangeetha, Aravind and Venkatesh among others.

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CHILDREN’S FILM BOMBEYAATA PROMOTES COMMUNAL HARMONY
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hildren’s film Bombeyaata which is based on Vatsala Mohan’s story is directed by Mohan Kumar K N. Omprakash is the cameraman and Kempraj is the editor. Dr Prakash Sontakke has composed the music. The film is about a village school going kids who want to install a Ganesha idol. But, Sajjad is one guy who doesn’t join the gang because he is a Muslim. Sajjad’s father is an idol maker who also makes dolls.

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TRAILER OF ‘ACTOR’ LAUNCHED ON BIGG BOSS SHOW
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he official trailer of the forthcoming Kannada film ‘Actor’ starring Naveen Krishna and Sihi Kahi Geetha was launched on the Bigg Boss stage and beamed through Colors Kannada channel. The film Actor is being distributed by Jayanna and Bhogendra of Jayanna Combines and is scheduled for a release on February 19. Producer Veeresh thanked Colors Kannada channel and Sudeep for providing the team of Actor a forum to launch the film's trailer officially.

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DARSHAN- STARRER VIRAAT RELEASING ON JAN 29
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hallenging Star Darshan’s much-delayed film Viraat will be hitting the screens on January 29 across Karnataka. Darshan had made known his intention to have at least two releases a year after he finished Mr Airavatha. But, in 2016 he will have three releases – Viraat, Jaggu Dada in May and his yet to be launched film Chakravarthy in November. Darshan who was nursing an injury for a month is now back in action and has almost finished his work in the film Jaggu Dada. In Viraat, he will be romancing three heroines – Vidisha Srivastava, Isha Chawla and Chaitra. According to Darshan, the story has equal importance for all the heroines

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ದೇಶದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಸಹಿಷ್ಣುತೆ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಚರ್ಚೆಗಳು ನಡೆಯುತ್ತಿರುವ ಹೊತ್ತಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಹಿಷ್ಣುತೆಯನ್ನು ಸಾರಿ ಹೇಳುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನದ ಕಥಾ ಹಂದರವಿರುವ ಚಿತ್ರ "ಬೊಂಬೆಯಾಟ". ಸದ್ದುಗದ್ದಲಿವಲ್ಲದೆ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಮುಗಿಸಿದೆ. ಕೆ.ಎನ್.ಮೋಹನ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಅಂತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಚಿತ್ರೋತ್ಸವ ಮತ್ತು ಅಮೇರಿಕಾದ ಕಿಡ್ಸ್ ಫೆಸ್ಟ್ ಉತ್ಸವದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ ಕಾಣಲು ಆಯ್ಕೆಯಾಗಿದೆ. ಅವರಿಗೆ ಬೆಂಗ್ಳೂರು ಟಾಕೀಸ್ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದ ಜವಬ್ದಾರಿ ಹೊತ್ತಿದೆ.ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರ ಪತ್ನಿ ಡಾ.ವತ್ಸಲಾ ಮೋಹನ್ ಅವರ ಕಥೆ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕಿದೆ.

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DIRECTOR RAKESH GETS PRAISE FROM MENTOR PREM FOR TARLE NANNMAKKLU
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ebutant director Rakesh organized a special screening of his film Tarle Nannmakklu for his mentor Prem and his actress wife Rakshita at a preview theatre in Bengaluru on Monday evening. Director Mahesh Babu and Jedarahalli Krishnappa were also invitees who attended the screening. Director Prem said he was happy to have watched the movie. He said Rakesh has the ability to become a good director and added that being his protégé Rakesh 

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MADHURA SWAPNA ALL SET TO HIT THEATRES IN FEB
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adhura Swapna will release in about 85 to 100 theatres across Karnataka in the second or third week of February. This was indicated by Mallikarjun of Toogudeepa Productions which is distributing the movie. Mallikarjun told reporters that they had taken up the distribution rights at the behest of Darshan who wanted to encourage a new producer. He said the release of the film Madhura Swapna will go according to a plan.

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PRIYANKA’ READYING FOR A FEB 5 RELEASE
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annada film ‘Priyanka’ starring Priyanka Upendra in the lead is getting ready for a worldwide release on February 5. The film is directed by Dinesh Baboo who is back after a hiatus and is produced by Mohan. The film also stars Shivadhwaj, Tejas, Prakash Rai and Veena Sunder in key roles. Krupakar has scored the music. Priyanka Upendra told reporters after the screening of the movie that she was confused about what kind of roles she should take up especially after doing Shrimathi and Crazy Loka.

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LEE’ LAUNCHED
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ee, a film on martial arts was launched at the Kanteerava Studio on Sunday morning. The first shot was part of a seven-minute continuous action sequence for Puneeth Rajkumar sounded the clapboard. The movie is directed by Srinandan and it stars Sumanth Shailendra and Nabha Natesh in lead roles.

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MAREYAALARE’ COMPLETES SHOOT, AUDIO RELEASED
‘Mareyaalare’, a film made by Sharat Kadri has completed its shoot recently. The film’s audio was released at a function in Bengaluru. Sharath Kadri told journalists that due to unavoidable circumstances the film that was started with Chetan and Sindhu in the lead was shelved. But, he said whenever he heard the movie’s songs while driving his car he felt that he should complete the movie. He said Mareyalaare is another crowd funded film just like Lucia 

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JAGUAR SHOOTS IN INFOSYS MYSURU CAMPUS
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ormer chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has started shoot of his latest production Jaguar, which is a Kannada-Telugu bilingual that will see the launch of his son Nikhil Kumar as a hero. The film has begun shoot in Infosys campus in Mysuru and this is the first time the campus has opened its gates for a film unit to shoot inside.

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MUSIC OF ‘JUST AKASMIKA’ RELEASED
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he music of Kannada thriller ‘Just Akasmika’ starring Sanjjanaa and debutant Vinod Patil was released oon Friday afternoon in Bengaluru. The film also stars Tilak, Sudha Belawadi, Mohan Juneja and Ramesh Bhat while Sachin Suvarna will be seen in a special role. Just Akasmika is produced and directed by Himayath Khan based on his own story. The film has music by Shivanand Jamakhandi.

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PORKI HUCHCHA VENKAT’ STARTS ROLLING
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harathi Vishnuvardhan did the honours of launching Porki Huchcha Venkat starring the firing star Venkat on Thursday evening in Bengaluru in a small lane next to a crematorium. A song sung by Venkat was the sequence of the movie’s opening shot. Venkat said people of the locality had supported his shooting activity for his earlier films before distributing rice to the residents of the area. He said Porki Huchcha Venkat is on politics and the citizens. He said the film has a social message.

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TARLE NANNMAKKALU MOVES TO MENAKA THEATRE FROM ABHINAY TALKIES
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arle Nannmakklu, a full length comedy film and a mass entertainer which has been running to packed houses across Karnataka and at Abhinay theatre in Bengaluru will now move to Menaka talkies from January 22. This decision was prompted by the announcement made by Rikki team to release their movie in Abhinay. Earlier, Rikki had announced that the movie will release on January 22 in Tribhuvan. 

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ಲವ್ಲೀಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಪ್ರೇಮ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಪೂನಂ ಬಾಜ್ವಾ ಅಭಿನಯದ `ಮಸ್ತ್ ಮೊಹಬ್ಬತ್' ಈ ವಾರ ತೆರೆ ಕಾಣುತ್ತಿದೆ
ಎಲ್ಲವೂ ಅಂದುಕೊಂಡತಾಗಿದ್ದರೆ, ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿಗೆ ಬರಬೇಕಿತ್ತು.ಚಿತ್ರ ತಂಡ ಮೊದಲೇ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿಗೆ ಬರುವುದಾಗಿಯೂ ಹೇಳಿತ್ತು. ಆದರೆ, ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿರಗಳ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆ ಎದುರಾದ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅಂದುಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಕ್ಕಿಂತ ಒಂದು ವಾರ ತಡವಾಗಿದೆ. ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಅನುಪಮ ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ ಒಟ್ಟು ೧೫೦ ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ವಾರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಆಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ನಟ ಪ್ರೇಮ್ ಸಿನಿ ಜರ್ನಿಯಲ್ಲಿ `ಮಸ್ತ್ ಮೊಹಬ್ಬತ್' ಹಲವು ವಿಶೇಷತೆಗಳನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಬಹುನಿರೀಕ್ಷೆಯ ಚಿತ್ರ.`

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RATNAJA'S DIRECTORIAL FILM ‘PREETHIYALLI SAHAJA’ RELEASING ON FEB 12
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atnaja’s forthcoming directorial film ‘Preethiyalli Sahaja’ is now readying for a state-wide release on February 12 for Valentine’s Day.  The film is being distributed by Nenapirali Movies which is the same team that produced the film. Hamsalekha’s protégé Raviraj’s music has been received well as all the songs in the movie are soft romantic melodies.Songs such as ‘Arultide’, ‘Sundarangiye’, ‘Ee Olavu’ and ‘Male Baruva’ have become chartbusters.

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MAST MOHABBAT RELEASING ON JAN 22
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annada film Mast Mohabbat starring Nenapirali Prema and Poonam Bajwa will release in about 120 theatres across Karnataka on January 22. The film is being distributed by Basha of Bahar Films. The film will also release simultaneously outside Karnataka in centres like Chennai, Hosur and Hyderabad besides overseas centres in US and UK soon.

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RIKKI’ TO RELEASE IN ABHINAY THEATRE INSTEAD OF TRIBHUVAN TALKIES ON JAN 22
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annada film Rikki starring Rakshit Shetty and Haripriya will now release in Abhinay theatre in Bengaluru on January 22 instead of Tribhuvan theatre as announced earlier. The film Rikki will release in about 150 theatres across the state, outside the state and overseas as well. It is learnt that Rikki is being accommodated for exhibition in Abhinay theatre as 1st Rank Raju which is currently running in Tribhuvan theatre is doing well at the box-office.

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TARLE NANNMAKKLU RUNNING TO PACKED HOUSES
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arle Nannmakklu, a full length comedy film and a mass entertainer is running to packed houses across Karnataka. The film will now release in Davangere and Chitradurga and more centres this Friday, according to producer Satish. Producer Satish told reporters that they were a bit tensed about the movie following its delay in hitting the screens and in its run up to the release. He said the film was originally due for a release in May 2015 but due to issues with the censors it got pushed. 

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FLAMINGO GROUP RELEASES CALENDAR
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eethoo released the calendar brought out by Flamingo Group on Monday at a function. Flamingo Group runs grooming classes for aspiring actors, models and singers in seven to eight different disciplines. Sanket Kashi is the principal of the school and Pradeep is the choreographer. Flamingo also organized a Sandalwood star nite programme to encourage talents. Flamingo is run by Dhawan Soha who hails from Chamarajanagar who was Mr Karnataka and Prince of Karnataka. Dhawan Soha said 15 students from their institution have been selected to act in the film Nammavaru that mounted the sets last week.
LIFEU SUPER’ COMPLETES SHOOT
‘Lifeu Super’, another new Kannada film has completed its shoot recently and is getting ready for the audio release in February. The film is produced by V C Thimma Reddy and directed by Vinod Kumar R. Sujay Kumar is the cinematographer and Jude Sandy is the music composer. The film stars Likith Surya, Niranth, Meghana Appaiah, Anu Chinnappa, Rangayana Raghu, Achyuth Kumar, Sangeetha and Aruna Balaraj among others.

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BHUJANGA AUDIO RELEASED
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he music audio of Bhujanga was released on Sunday evening at the Sir M V Grounds in Mandya. The film is produced by Varuna Mahesh and directed by Jeeva. The film stars Prajwal Devaraj, Meghana Raj and Santosh among others. Poornachandra Tejaswi has scored the music. The film’s music launch happened on the stage that was specially erected for Aahara Mela that is going on in Mandya.

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MUSIC OF ‘KOUSALYA’ RELEASED
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outh Indian Film Chamber of Commerce president H D Gangaraju released the music CD of the upcoming Kannada horror film Kousalya on Sunday evening at the Chamundeshwari Studio in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Madhu Kumar Reddy and Sudhir Reddy. The film is directed byMahesh Appala who has also scored the music. The movie has four songs. Director Mahesh Appala said life is unpredictable

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KANNADA FILM DIRECTOR GEETHAPRIYA PASSES AWAY
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enowned Kannada film-maker and lyricist Geethapriya died in Bengaluru on Sunday following a prolonged illness. He was 84 and is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. He was suffering from throat cancer for some time and he breathed his last at a hospital in Bengaluru. Born as Lakshman Rao Mohite, he directed about 50 films and wrote lyrics for hundreds of songs. He has also directed a Hindi film and two Tulu films.

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RIKKI’ RELEASING ON JAN 22
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annada film ‘Rikki’ starring Rakshit Shetty and Haripriya will release on January 22 in about 150 theatres across Karnataka. The film will release outside the state and overseas as well. The film is produced by S V Babu and directed by Rishabh Shetty. Director Rishabh Shetty said Rikki is an intense love story which was started by him in 2009. He said it is love story between Radha and Krishna. He said editor Vishwa did some online editing of the movie during the Karkala shoot. Rishabh said Sudeep will give his voiceover at the beginning of the movie.

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SRINAGARA KITTY’S NEW FILM 'AE RAM' LAUNCHED
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rinagara Kitty’s new film Ae Ram was launched at the Kanteerava Studio, Bengaluru on Saturday. The film is being produced by M Rahul under the Prime Era Productions. The film is written and directed by Mahesh Arya who has made films like Kolara and Slum. The film stars Naina Sarwar in the female lead opposite Kitty. Naina was the heroine in Bethanagere. Director Mahesh Arya told reporters that the film is not meant to malign any religion or caste. People talk about Lord Rama in different tones and this film is a wakeup call not to talk cheaply about any God.

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PRODUCER JAYANNA LAUNCHES TWO FILMS
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ayanna Combines comprising producers Jayanna and Bhogendra launched two Kannada films on the festive occasion of Sankranti at a temple in Bengaluru. The first one is titled Bangara S/O Bangarada Manushya which stars Shivarajkumar in the lead and is directed by Yogi G Raj. The other film will mark the debut of V Ravichandran’s son Manoranjan into films. The film is untitled and is directed by Bharath.

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DANGER ZONE’ TRAILER, AUDIO CD RELEASED
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hallenging Star Darshan launched the trailer and released the audio CD of the Kannada horror film ‘Danger Zone’ at a multiplex in Bengaluru on Thursday evening. Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru Hemalatha Gopalaiah was also present to wish the film team good luck. Danger Zone is produced by Ramu and Swagath Gowda and is directed by Devaraj Kumar. The film stars Roop Shetty, Ramya and Uday

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NAMMAVARU’ LAUNCHED
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new Kannada film titled ‘Nammavaru’ mounted the sets at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru ahead of the Sankranti festival. The film is produced by Usha Purushottam and Asha Muniyappa and is directed by N Purushottam. The film stars Ganesh Rao, Jyothi, Jayalakshmi, Krusha, and Srinivasa Murthy among others. Director Purushottam who is directing his 15th film out of which 10 of them are historical and mythological said the film is about goings-on in today’s society, the world and the current generation.

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MUSIC, TRAILER OF VIRAAT OUT
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arshan’s much-delayed Kannada film Viraat had its audio release in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening. The movie’s trailer was also released by Ambarish on the occasion. The film is produced by C Kalyan and directed by H Vasu. The movie stars Chaitra Chandranath, Isha Chawla and Vidisha Srivastava in female leads. V Harikrishna has scored the music.In a well attended gathering that included the likes of Information Minister Roshan Baig, SIFCC President H D Gangaraju, Lahari Recording Company owners Manohar Naidu and Thulsiram Naidu (Velu) Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy Chairman S V Rajendra Singh Babu

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TYSON’ ACHIEVES OUTRIGHT SALE IN ALL TERRITORIES
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annada film Tyson starring Vinod Prabhakar and Urmila Gayathri (Gayathri Iyer) has achieved an outright sale for a good price. The film will now be distributed by Muniraj Malleshpalya of Sri Veeranjaneya Productions all over Karnataka. Director Ramnarayan said this is the highest price that a film starring Vinod Prabhakar has got in his career so far without disclosing the financials. However, Ramnarayan said the deal almost covers the investment portion made by producer T Babu Reddy of Dhruvin Productions.

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NEW KANNADA UNTITLED FILM LAUNCHED
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new Kannada untitled women-oriented film mounted the sets on Tuesday at the Kanteerava Studios in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Mahesh and produced by his brother Umesh. The film stars Narayan Pujar, a karate black belt champion and Reshma Kanchan of Kundapura who is playing a village belle in the movie. Narayan had acted in Varasdaara and Akhaada and this is Mahesh’s third directorial film after Saniha and Keerthigobba. Maharaja is scoring the music for the film which will have five songs. The film will be shot in Madikeri, Byadgi and Bagalkot for about 35 days.
BOX-OFFICE COLLECTIONS FOR ‘MADUVEYA MAMATHEYA KAREYOLE’ PICKS UP
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ox-office collections for Maduveya Mamatheya Kareyole is picking up by the day. This was disclosed by the film’s producer Dinakar Toogudeepa. He told reporters in a thanksgiving meet that the collections have risen by 25 percent to 30 percent incrementally from the release day and thanked the media, technicians and artistes for contributing to the early success of the film.

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B SURESHA’S DEVARA NADALLI TO RELEASE IN MULTIPLEXES ON FEB 5
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Suresha’s directorial venture Devara Nadalli will now release in selected multiplexes on February 5, 2016 all over Karnataka. The film was originally scheduled for a release on January 15.  Suresha said the position to screen the movie is not comfortable in multiplexes due to oversupply of films releasing on January 15. He also said it was felt that the multiplexes will not be able to allot suitable prime time slots for the movie if the movie released as planned earlier and hence the decision has been taken to put off the film’s release to February 5.

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TARLE NANNMAKKLU’ READY TO ENTERTAIN FROM JAN 15
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arle Nannmakklu will release on January 15, 2016, in 100 theatres across Karnataka and the film is being distributed by Vayuputra Films. The film is produced by Satish and Sachin and directed by Rakesh. The film stars Nagshekar, Shubha Punja, Yathiraj and Anjana Deshpande among others. Director Rakesh told reporters that the film is just meant to entertain and not to fan any controversy.

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KILLING VEERAPPAN’ RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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he Kannada and Telugu versions of Killing Veerappan is running successfully at the box-office. The film is directed by Ram Gopal Verma and it stars Shivarajkumar, Yajna Shetty, Parul Yadav and Sandeep Bharadwaj in lead roles. Director Ram Gopal Verma told reporters that the film was shot was 31 days out of which Shivarajkumar participated in the shoot for 20 days. He praised Shivanna for running barefoot in the Yellapur forest area. 

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KATHE CHITRAKATHE NIRDESHANA PUTTANNA RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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athe Chitrakathe Nirdeshana Puttanna, a horror comedy Kannada film is running successfully at theatres all over Karnataka. The movie is produced by Narayanababu and directed by Srinivasa Raju. The film stars Komal, Priya Mani, Pooja Gandhi and Ravishankar among others. Producer Narayanababu said the film is doing well at the box-office and thanked the media for the positive reviews.

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LAST BUS’ DUE ON JAN 15, DOORI SONGS GOES GLOBAL
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ast Bus, a psychological mystery thriller film will release in about 80 theatres across Karnataka. The film is produced by B Krishnappa, Gururaj Kulkarni, G N C Reddy, Prashanth Kallur, S D Arvinda and co-produced by Naveen Manjunath, Avinash, Anil Sunil and J S Babu. The film is directed by S D Aravinda. The film stars Jugaari Avinash, Meghashri Bhagavathar, Manasa Joshi, Deepa Gowda and Prakash Belawadi among others. Ananth Urs is the cinematographer.

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PARAPANCHA RELEASING ON JAN 15
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arapancha, a film produced under the banner of Yogaraj Movies will release on January 15, 2016 in about 110 theatres across Karnataka. The film is produced by C Rudrappa and M Raviraj and directed by Krish Joshi. The film stars Diganth and Ragini Dwivedi in lead roles. Director Krish Joshi told reporters that the film is an unconventional film made in the commercial format. He said Yogaraj Bhat and himself wanted Venkat to sing for the movie. 

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VIRAAT GETS U/A CERTIFICATE
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arshan’s film Viraat has got U/A certificate from the censors. The film’s audio will now be released soon and the film is expected by the third week of January or by the end of the month. The film has three heroines Chaitra Chandranath, Vidisha Srivastava and Isha Chawla. Sadhu Kokila and Bullet Prakash are also in the cast. The film is directed by H Vasu. M S Ramesh has penned the story and dialogues. The film has been produced by C Kalyan who took over the reins of production from the earlier team.

R CHANDRU’S TELUGU FILM WINS BEST ROMANTIC AWARD AT JIFF
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annada film director R Chandru’s Telugu film ‘Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini’ has won the best romantic film award at the 8th Jaipur International Film Festival -JIFF 2016. The award was given away to the director on January 6, 2016 at Golcha Cinema in Jaipur. This award is one of the 45 categories of awards announced in the festival. The Telugu film ‘Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini’ is a remake of Kannada film ‘Charminar’.

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YASH 30
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ash turned 30 on Friday as he celebrated his birthday with fans in his residence in Bengaluru. Birthday celebrations began at midnight and it continued throughout the day with the actor cutting cakes of all hues, sizes and colours for his fans. Yash garlanded a bust of matinee idol late Dr Rajkumar in the morning and began his day. There was a surprise for Yash. He received two costly gifts from producer-distributor Jayanna and Bhogendra.

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MADHU AMBAT’S PROTÉGÉ ADVAITA READY TO ROCK BEHIND CAMERA
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dvaita Gurumurthy, grandson of senior journalist Vijayamma is now grooming to be a promising cinematographer in the Kannada film industry. After having trained under ace cameraman Madhu Ambat for four years, Advaita had his first release as a cinematographer with Neenasam Satish’s maiden production venture Rocket although he debuted behind the camera in B Suresha’s Devara Nadalli. 

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BENGALURU INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST FROM JAN 28
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he eighth edition of Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) will be held in Bengaluru and Mysuru simultaneously from January 28, 2016 to February 4, 2016. For the first time, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will lead the organizing committee of the film festival. Jaimala will be the artistic director and the minister for information and broadcasting will be the chairman of the festival.

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MAST MOHABBAT RELEASING ON JAN 15
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annada film Mast Mohabbat starring Nenapirali Prem and Poonam Bajwa is ready to hit the screen on Sankranti festival – January 15, 2016 – across Karnataka. The film will release in more than 150 theatres and is likely to go up to 200 theatres as the release date approaches. The film is distributed by Basha of Bahar Films. Mast Mohabbat is produced by V Shekar and directed by Mohan Malagi based on a story scripted by S Venugopal who has also co-directed the movie. 

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SHOOT FOR ‘(DIE)YANA HOUSE’ COMPLETE
‘Dieyana House’, a horror film starring Raghava Nag and Tejaswini in lead roles has completed its shoot recently. The movie is written and directed by Bharath Nanda for which post-production work is currently in progress. The film is produced by Girish and Rajashekar. Arun Suresh is the cameraman. Producer Girish told journalists that the film has completed 35 days

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MYTHOLOGICAL FILM ‘DAKSHAYAGNA’ COMPLETES SHOOT
‘Dakshayagna’, a film based on mythology has completed its shoot and has a song left for picturisation. The film is being directed by documentary film-maker and theatreperson Sidde Gowda who is debuting as a director. The film is produced by Shivu and Nataraj. The film stars Somu, Niharika, Deena Nanaiah, Niranjan, Sagar, Vishwa, Anil Kumar, Priyanka, Manju Rangayana, Vijay Gowda, Ravikencha, Nagendra Prasad and Mahesh among others. Ramu Narahalli is the cinematographer and Arohana has scored the music. Umesh is the editor. Sidde Gowda told reporters that the film is based on popular mythology Dakshayagna.

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SHORT FILM ‘CHAUKABARA’ SCREENING IN MULTIPLEX
‘Chaukabara,’ a 20-minute short film will be screened at Cinepolis Multiplex in ETA Mall, Binnypet on Thursday, January 13, 2016. The film will be screened four times at 7 pm7.40 pm8.20 pm and 9 pm in the evening on the same day. The short film is produced by Sathish Neenasam. The film is written and directed by Raghu Shivamogga. Advaitha Gurumurthy is the cinematographer and Prakash Karenje is the editor. Ashley Mendonsa has scored the music.

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JOURNO GANESH KASARAGOD AUTHORS BOOK ON VENKAT
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enior journalist Ganesh Kasaragod has authored a book on Venkat and has titled it Huchchu Manasina Nooru Mukhagalu that was released at a function on Friday evening. Ganesh Kasaragod said the book is a fun read and likened it to watching a 90-minute entertainment programme. Ganesh Kasaragod apologized for picking up a similar title to that of Shivarama Karanth’s book which was Huchchu Manasina Haththu Mukhagalu but said Venkat

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RICKY’ AUDIO RELEASED IN GRAND STYLE
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t was a perfect setting for a film’s audio release. It was a packed stadium and people were just afew hours away from ringing in the New Year 2016. Producer S V Babu thought it fit to have the audio released for his forthcoming venture ‘Ricky’ on Dec 31. The team of the film was in full attendance and the venue was Dr Ambedkar Grounds in Basaveshwaranagar.Parvathamma Rajkumar did the honours of releasing the audio CD

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LAST BUS’ TRAILER LAUNCHED, TO RELEASE ON JAN 15
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he trailer of ‘Last Bus’, a psychological mystery thriller film, was launched before press persons at a simple function in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening. The film is produced by B Krishnappa, Gururaj Kulkarni, G N C Reddy, Prashanth Kallur, S D Arvinda and co-produced by Naveen Manjunath, Avinash, Anil Sunil and J S Babu. The film is directed by S D Aravinda. The film stars Jugaari Avinash, Meghashri Bhagavathar, Manasa Joshi, Deepa Gowda and Prakash Belawadi among others. Ananth Urs is the cinematographer. Steven Prayog has scored the background music.

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ACTOR’ GETS ‘U’ CERTIFICATE
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he film ‘Actor’ produced by K M Veeresh under the banner Chitraloka Movies has been awarded a ‘U’ certificate by the censors. The film is directed by Dayal Padmanabhan and it stars Naveen Krishna and Sihi Kahi Geetha in key roles. The running time of the film is 100 minutes. Gowtham Srivatsa has scored the music and Suresh Byrasandra is the cinematographer. The film is expected to release in February 2016.

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MR PREMI RELEASING ON DEC 31
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r Premi is the last film that will be releasing in 2015. The movie that is directed by debutant Shivalinga and produced by Shantaraj will release in about 20 to 25 theatres all over Karnataka on December 31. The film marks the debut of producer Shantaraj’s son Kushal Raj and it also stars Tejaswini Prakash, Leona Lishoy, Chikkanna, Saikumar, Kuri Pratap and Petrol Prasanna among others. The team of Mr Premi staged a protest in front of Gandhi statue in Gandhinagar on Tuesday demanding more theatres to release the movie. Producer Shantaraj said he is introducing his son into cinema and is dedicating his movie to the audiences.

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KILLING VEERAPPAN READY TO HIT THE SCREENS ON JAN 1
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illing Veerappan, a docudrama thriller written and directed by Ram Gopal Verma will hit the theatres on January 1, 2016. The film’s Kannada and Telugu versions will be released on the New Year’s Day while the Tamil and Hindi versions will release later. The film is produced by B V Manjunath, B S Sudhindra and Shivaprakash. The film stars Shivarajkumar, Sandeep Bharadwaj, Yajna Shetty, Parul Yadav and Sanchari Vijay among others.

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KATHE CHITRAKATHE NIRDESHANA PUTTANNA TO HIT SCREENS ON NEW YEAR DAY
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omal and Priya Mani have been paired together for the first time in Kathe Chitrakathe Nirdeshana Puttanna, a horror comedy which is a remake of Telugu film Geethanjali. The film will release on New Year’s Day – January 1, 2016 all over Karnataka. The film is produced by Narayanababu and directed by Srinivasa Raju. Director Srinivasa Raju told reporters that there had been no objection to the title from even Puttanna Kanagal’s family. He said he had apprised senior actor Shivaram who is close to the family of the late director about the film and its content.

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VENKAT’S SWATANTRAPALYA RE-RELEASE AFTER 7 YEARS
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igg Boss Venkat and now firing star Venkat’s film Swatantrapalya will see a re-release on January 8, 2016 in about 40 theatres across Karnataka. The film which is written and directed by Venkat was released in February 2009. The film is now being released by Vayuputra Distributors. Swatantrapalya is produced by Hemanth Suvarna.Venkat told journalists that the film had father sentiment, rowdyism and love had Arjun and Damini playing lead roles. Venkat makes his screen appearance post interval.

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FILM JOURNO RAJESH GANAPATHI ACTS IN SHORT FILM TASKARA, TRAILER OUT
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ilm publicist Sudheendra Venkatesh launched the trailer of short film Taskara at a function in Bengaluru. The 23-minute film is produced by Kiran Hegde and directed by Devaraj Poojary. Keerthana Poojary is the cinematographer and Mohan Rangakahale is the editor. Surendranath has scored the music. The trailer also showed Shivarajkumar releasing the 2016 diary of BMC Production’s and wished good luck to journalist Rajesh Ganapathi who has acted in the short film.

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VISHNUVARDHAN COMES ALIVE IN DIGANTH-RAMYA STARRER
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annada superstar Sahasa Simha late Vishnuvardhan will come alive on screen in Naagarahaavu, a film that made him a star in Kannada cinema. However, the film with the same title that has been in the making for more than three years stars Diganth and Ramya in lead roles. Naagarahaavu is helmed by ace Telugu director Kodi Ramakrishna who is directing his first Kannada film. Announcing this at the film’s title launch in Bengaluru, director Kodi Ramakrishna said Vishnuvardhan will come alive on screen in the film Naagarahaavu using digital head replacement technology. 

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RATHAVARA COMPLETES 25 DAYS
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athavara, a film that stars Srimurali and Rachita Ram in lead roles has completed 25 days of successful run at the box-office. The team shared its happiness with the media to befit the occasion. Producer Manjunath thanked the media and the audiences for patronizing the film. He said the family audiences were flocking to the theatres 

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HOMBAALE FILMS'S MASTER PIECE
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ocking star yash is back after the success of Mr.and Mrs.raamachaari. But has master piece given yash fans that they were waiting for?? Read on to know...Known for his mannerisms and his punch dialogue delivery style , yash doesn't disappoint his fans even in master piece. With all the masala and oomph yash as yuva in master piece is a projected as a bad boy who wants to be known as 'boss' by everybody.

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ಬಂತು ಮಾಸ್ಟರ್ ಪೀಸ್...
ಯಶ್ ನಟನೆಯ ಮಾಸ್ಟರ್ ಪೀಸ್ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಸಖತ್ ಹವಾ ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಯಾಗಿದೆ. ಪಂಚಿಂಗ್ ಡೈಲಾಗ್‌ನ ಮಂಜು ಮಾಂಡವ್ಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಎಂದ ಮೇಲೆ ಅದಕ್ಕೆ ಮತ್ತೊಂದಿಷ್ಟು ಕಿಕ್. ಯಶ್ ಒಂದರ ಹಿಂದೆ ಒಂದು ಹಿಟ್ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ನೀಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಈಗ ಮಾಸ್ಟರ್ ಪೀಸ್ ಮೂಲಕ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಬಿಗ್ ಹಿಟ್ ಸಾಧಿಸುವರು ಎನ್ನುವ ಆಸೆ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳದ್ದು. ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಸಖತ್ ಹಿಟ್ ಆಗಿದ್ದು ಅಣ್ಣಂಗೆ ಲವ್ವಾಗಿದೆ ಹಾಡು ಬಂಪರ್ ಕಂಡಿದೆ.

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TARLE NANNMAKKLU RELEASING ON JAN 15
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arle Nannmakklu, a comedy will hit the screens for Sankranti in 2016 on January 15 after eight months of haggling with the censors but without any compromise. The film is directed by Rakesh and stars Nagashekar, Shubha Punja, Jaggesh’s son Yathiraj and Anjana Deshpande among others. The film is produced by Satish and Sachin.

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OM SHARANAM AYYAPPA RELEASING ON DEC 25
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m Sharanam Ayyappa, a socio-devotional film that sings Lord Ayyappa’s glory will release in 35 theatres across Karnataka. The film is produced by Annayyappa and directed by Sharath who has also scored the music for the film. The film stars Ganesh Rao, Ratnamala, Master Tushar, Rekha Das, Shweta Rao, Vishnu Vallabha, M N Suresh and Master Aditya among others.  

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NIGOODA RAHASYA RELEASING ON DEC 25
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igooda Rahasya, a Kannada film based on Beechi’s detective novel will hit the theatres across Karnataka on December 25. The film is produced, directed and written by M D Kowshik who has also acted in the movie. The movie stars Charan Raj, Sunder Raj, Chaitra, Nayana Krishna, Randheer, Jyothi Kulkarni and Chetan among others. Producer and director M D Kowshik told reporters that he had staged this Beechi’s story some 35

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DARSHAN-STARRER VIRAAT'S TEASER LAUNCHED
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he teaser of the much-delayed film Viraat that stars Darshan in the lead was launched at a function in Bengaluru by Sa Ra Govindu. The film has three heroines Chaitra Chandranath, Vidisha Srivastava and Isha Chawla vying for Darshan’s attention. The film is directed by H Vasu. M S Ramesh has penned the story and dialogues. The film has now been taken over by C Kalyan for completion of the production and to release the movie.

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1ST RANK RAJU COMPLETES 25 DAYS OF RUN
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st Rank Raju has completed 25 days of successful run in more than 80 theatres across Karnataka. The film team shared their happiness with the media. Producer Manjunath said he was now happy that the film has sustained its successful run as he said he had initial fears that the film would go away after one or two weeks like the other movies. He expressed confidence that the movie will complete 100 days of successful run at the box-office.

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KENDASAMPIGE COMPLETES 100 DAY RUN
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endasampige part 2 Ginimari Case, produced and directed by Soori has completed 100 days of successful run at the box-office. The team that worked in the film were presented mementos at a function on Sunday evening. Speaking on the occasion, director Soori said the idea of making this idea came when he was directing a big movie. He said he made this movie because he wanted to do some innovative films. He chose to receive the memento for the movie from his mother.

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Sandeep Malani and Kalpana Pandit honors Parvathamma Rajkumar
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ctor and director Sandeep Malani has always done the impossible turn to possible. It can be recalled that a couple of years ago, he had released the audio of his film SMS 6260 at Parvathamma Rajkumar’s residence and he was the very first person to shoot a small song sequence of his film at the memorial of Dr. RajKumar. And now, he has once again along with producer and actress Kalpana Pandit been to the residence of Parvathamma Rajkumar and honoured her with a shawl, garland and memento thus seeking good wishes and blessings for his film Sulige Sikkidaaga, which has got a good response from the audience and the critics alike.

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NAANI MUSIC AUDIO CD RELEASED
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he music audio CD of the film Naani, a horror film based on a true incident was released on Friday evening at the Chamundeshwari Studio, Bengaluru. All the important office-bearers of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce were present at the music launch function of the film. Director Raghavendra said Suhasini accepted to do the film after she read the script that was mailed to her. He said the film’s story is so strong that it will make people cry. 

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PRAJNA ORGANISES FUND RAISER TO HELP NEEDY CHILDREN
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ctress-entrepreneur Prajna S celebrated her birthday in a unique way. The event management company Live Spotlight Events run by her also celebrated the first year anniversary. Prajna has launched a fund raising programme to help the needy children. Prajna celebrated her birthday and on behalf of her event management company she donated Rs 20,000 to the 17-year-old handicapped son of Pasha. She also gave away  Rs 50,000 as donation to Belaku Blind Organisation that has 55 blind children and six teachers.

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JOGI GUDDA STARTS ROLLING
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ogi Gudda, a new Kannada suspense thriller mounted the sets on Friday at a temple with Shivarajkumar sounding the clapboard and Jayanna-Bhogendra switching on the camera. The film is produced by Uday Kumar and is directed T Nagachandra. The film stars Dharma Keerthiraj and Nikitha Narayan in lead roles. Director Nagachandra who had earlier directed Muniya and Vidyarthi is back as a director after five years. He told reporters ahead of the film’s

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RAVI CHETAN TURNS HOTELIER, COMPLETES 100 FILMS
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ctor Ravi Chetan (earlier Chetan) is on a high. It is double celebration for the young and good looking actor. He has completed work in 100 Kannada films with Kotigobba 2 and has also turned an entrepreneur by investing in Meat and Eat chain of restaurants. Ravi Chetan’s hotel is the company’s 100th outlet which was opened by Sudeep in Kengeri just a week ago. Ravi Chetan began his career some 15 years back with Kotigobba which starred Vishnuvardhan

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FORMER BUREAUCRAT-TURNED-ACTOR K SHIVARAM IS 63
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ormer IAS officer K Shivaram celebrated his 63rd birthday at his residence on Tuesday with his friends, family, well-wishers and admirers. The day was hectic for the former bureaucrat as a lot of people came calling on him to wish him on his birthday. He retired from government service as a public servant from the BMRDA in 2012. Subsequently, he joined the Congresss party and is now reportedly keen on entering active politics and even try his luck in electoral politics.

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RANGITARANGA CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE
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angitaranga, a Kannada mystery thriller film is celebrating its 25th week of successful run at the box-office. The team celebrated the occasion in a simple way by distributing mementos to the film’s technicians without much ado. Executive producer of the movie Sudhakar Bhandari who also hosted the proceedings said the film’s successful run is a unique feeling and a cause for celebration. He said the team was scared if the film would even run for 25 shows but the movie weathered competition from big blockbusters and triumphed at the box-office thanks to the audiences and the media.

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SONG RECORDING FOR SHIVANNA STARRER BADSHAAH BEGINS
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ong recording for Shivarajkumar’s new starrer Badshaah began at Gurukiran Studio in Bengaluru. The film is being directed by R Chandru who is set to call the shots for Shivarajkumar after more than four years. Chandru said Kanakapura Srinivas and Srikanth were expected to produce this movie but Mylarappa is now producing it. He said Shivanna was also expected to his (Chandru’s) own directorial film Malleshi but the project has been put off for now. The rest of the cast and credits including the selection of heroine is yet to be done, he said.

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RUN ANTHONY LAUNCHED
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un Anthony, a film produced by Raghavendra Rajkumar and that stars his son Vinay was launched in Bengaluru. The movie is directed by Raghu Sastry. Raghu Sastry told journalists that the film is a love thriller and that he had written four stories to be made into a film. He said Vinay and his family chose to make this story into a movie.

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PREMA PALLAKKI RELEASING ON DEC 18
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rema Pallakki will release in about 60 to 70 theatres across Karnataka on December 18. The film is directed by Sudhakar Shetty and produced by Gangadhar. The film stars Anant Nag, Sangeetha, Vikram, Ashwini and Achyuth among others. Vineeth Raj has scored the music. Nagarjun is the cinematographer. Director Sudhakar Shetty said the film is a kind of love story with some doses of action. He said Peter Haynes has done the action scenes for the film which is innovative.

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SHIVANNA, SUDEEP COME TOGETHER FOR ‘KALI
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hief Minister Siddaramaiah unveiled the title of Shivarajkumar-Sudeep’s new starrer at a glittering function in Bengaluru. The film which is being directed by Prem and produced by C R Manohar is titled ‘Kali’. A set was specially erected for the title launch on the sprawling lawns of Hotel Lalit Ashok. Kali will be a multilingual film and is expected to be made at a budget of Rs 100 crore. Sudeep will act in all the four languages – Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi – while Shivarajkumar will appear in the Kannada version. Siddaramaiah said it is the coming together of two big stars in a single movie. He said there are going to be a lot of expectations riding on this multistarrer film which now rests with the director.

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SHORT FILM 'SULIGE SIKKIDAGA' ON WOMEN EMPOWERMENT SCREENED
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irector Sundeep Malani’s short film 'Sulige Sikkidaga' with a running time of 45 minutes was screened for journalists. The short film is produced by actress Kalpana Pandit who has also penned the story. Sundeep Malani has written the screenplay of the short film. Kalpana Pandit who has also acted in the short film told journalists that the film is about women’s empowerment and it has two parts.

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SANDALWOOD REMIX ALBUM RELEASED
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J Yash who has also worked as a radio jockey released his first remix album at a function in Bengaluru. The album has songs remixed from movies Rangitaranga, Bannada Gejje, Anjada Gandu, Power, Ranaranga, Geethanjali and Avale Nanna Hendthi among others. The album has songs sung by Ravindranath, Santosh, Venky, Eesha Suchi and DJ Yash.

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STYLE KING’ AUDIO CD RELEASED
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he audio CD of Golden Star Ganesh’s forthcoming film ‘Style King’ was released at a function in Bengaluru. Producer Munirathna who released one song from the album said he had come as a producer’s friend and added that there is a need to compete against other languages effectively.

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SHOOT FOR ‘ACTOR’ COMPLETE, POST-PRODUCTION ON
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he shoot for the film ‘Actor’ has been completed and post-production work is in progress at a brisk pace. The film which stars Naveen Krishna in the lead and Sihi Kahi Geetha in a supporting role is directed by Dayal Padmanabhan and is produced by K M Veeresh. According to Veeresh, the film has been edited and dubbing work has been completed. The film has reached the last stage of post-production work that includes special effects, re-recording and DTS sound mixing.

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SHIVANNA, UPPI PRAISE 1ST RANK RAJU
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hivarajkumar and Upendra have praised the efforts of 1st Rank Raju team and have evinced interest to watch the movie. However, due to their busy schedules they will not be able to watch the movie together, it is learnt. Both the actors have given their dates to watch the movie, it is believed. The team of 1st Rank Raju is planning to organize a celebrity show and is trying to put things together for the show.

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KRISHNA-RUKKU AUDIO CD RELEASED
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ctor Srimurali released the music CD of Krishna-Rukku at a function in Bengaluru on Wednesday evening. The film stars Ajay Krishna Rao and Amulya in lead roles. The film is directed by Anil Kumar and produced by Uday Mehta. Speaking on the occasion, Srimurali thanked the media for supporting his movie Rathavara that released last week. He praised Krishna-Rukku director Anil Kumar for his good work and said Ajay and Amulya make for a good pair on screen.

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PRODUCER B K SRINIVAS CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY
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roducer B K Srinivas, known to the media and his friends as Benkoshri celebrated his 53rd birthday on Wednesday evening at a hotel. Friends, well-wishers and media took part in the birthday celebrations. Sa Ra Govindu of KFCC accompanied by son Anoop and Umesh Banakar, MLC Veeraiah, actor Kumar Govind among others were present on the occasion to greet Srinivas.

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SISHYA DEEPAK GETS ENGAGED
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pcoming Kannada actor Deepak who is popularly known as Sishya Deepak got engaged to Nikitha, a girl from Mysuru on Wednesday at a temple in Bengaluru. The actor shot to fame with his film Sishya and has acted in a few films. He is related to Ba Ma Harish, who unsuccessfully contested the recently held elections to the office of president in Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce. The young actor was last seen in Shivarajkumar starrer Belli where he played one of Shivanna’s friends. The actor is set to tie the knot in January 2016 in Mysuru, it is learnt.
HUCHCHA VENKAT’ TO RELEASE AGAIN ON DEC 18
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o cash in on the popularity that Venkat has gained after his entry into Bigg Boss reality show and his eventual exit, Venkat’s last release Huchcha Venkat will hit the screens again on December 18 across the state. Arya Mourya will be distributing the film. That’s not all! His first release Swatantrapalya will also hit the screens on January 8, 2016 across Karnataka. Both the films had flopped miserably

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MADUVEYA MAMATHEYA KAREYOLE’ READY FOR RELEASE
‘Maduveya Mamatheya Kareyole’, a romantic comedy and a family entertainer is ready for release. The movie marks the debut of lyricist Kaviraj as a director. The film stars Ananth Nag, Amulya, Sooraj, Achyuth, Chitra Shenoy, Sangeetha, Sharath Lohitaswa, Chikkanna, Sundar, Shalini, Sadhu Kokila, Bullet Prakash and Shobhraj among others. The film is produced by Dinakar Toogudeepa under the banner Toogudeepa Productions. V Harikrishna has scored the music and K S Chandrashekar is the cameraman. K M Prakash is the editor.

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KAMAR IS NOW RAJKAMAL IN ‘KICK
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amar, son of producer and distributor Nargis Babu will now be known as Rajkamal as he debuts in their home production Kick, a Kannada film that was launched last week. Kick, which is a remake of Telugu hit Ishq is being directed by A M Kotresh and R Giri is the cameraman. Director Kotresh told reporters that after working in serials for 12 years he is directing his first movie. He said hero’s introduction in the movie Kick will be grand. 

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NITHYA JOTHE SATHYA AUDIO CD RELEASED
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ithya Jothe Sathya, a bilingual psychological thriller film made in Kannada and Telugu had its audio CD released by Karnataka Film Chamber President Sa Ra Govindu at a function in Bengaluru.

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CIGARETTE’ RELEASING ON DEC 11
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annada film‘Cigarette…sedbedi preethi maadbedi’, directed by Lucky Shankar will release in more than 75 theatres across Karnataka on December 11 through Jayanna Combines. The film stars Nagashekar, Roopashri and Ponnamma Rakshita among others. Indrasena has scored the music and Shivu Kabbina is the producer.Director Shankar told reporters that the film had a deep screenplay which has blended love and smoking

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JAATHRE RELEASING ON DEC 11
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aathre, a Kannada film that has Bengaluru city as a subject will release in about 70 theatres across Karnataka on December 11 and N Kumar has bought the distribution rights of the film. The film is directed by Raviteja and is produced by Srikanth Mohan and Ramaswamy. The film stars Chetan Chandra and Aishwarya Nag in lead roles. Director Raviteja told journalists that jaathres (melas and fairs) happen in villages once in a year but in a city like Bengaluru it is a mela everyday. He said Bengaluru has all kinds of emotions and that he had chosen Bengaluru as a subject. 

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100 FILM BUFFS JOIN HANDS TO PRODUCE FILM
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group of 100 film enthusiasts have come together from all walks of life spread across the state to produce a Kannada film. The film buffs also launched their banner and logo ahead of the launch of the film. Sindhoora Creations will be the production house that will produce a Kannada film in February or March 2016 for which every investor has put in Rs 1 lakh which will be the paid-up capital of the company. Dr Varsha who represented the 100 ‘investors’ said it was the dream of many of them who have pitched into this project

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KICK’ STARTS ROLLING
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annada film ‘Kick’, a remake of Telugu hit Ishq was launched on Friday at a temple in Bengaluru. The film is produced by K Babu and has Kamar who had co-produced Aryan being launched as the hero. The heroine is yet to be finalized. The film stars Adi Lokesh, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Sudha Rani and Bhavya among others. Challenging Star Darshan sounded the clapboard and S A Govindraj switched on the camera. The film Kick will be shot in Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Goa in a 60-day schedule including picturisation of five songs, according to Kamar. 

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KARNATAKA FILM CHAMBER EXTENDS RS 10 LAKH DONATION FOR FLOODS
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arnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has extended Rs 10 lakh as donation towards flood relief operation to those affected in Chennai. The apex body of the Kannada film industry will collect the financial donations from various associations affiliated to the body and meet the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha directly to donate to the Tamil Nadu CM Relief Fund once the situation eases.

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AMBARISH PRAISES 1ST RANK RAJU
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eanwhile, Ambarish praised the team of 1st Rank Raju and its director Naresh Kumar who met the former at the KFCC office for the positive response that the film has been drawing from the audiences. Ambarish is reported to have praised the efforts of newcomers in drawing the audiences to the theatres. Naresh Kumar said a celebrity show of the movie will be organized on Wednesday, Dec 9 in the evening at a mall.   

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PRODUCER MANOHAR DONATES RS 10 LAKH TO CHENNAI FLOOD RELIEF
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roducer C R Manohar along with director Prem handed over a cheque for Rs 10 lakh to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday as relief to those affected in Chennai floods. The cheque will be handed over to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Relief Fund by the Karnataka government. Manohar is now producing a multilingual film in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi that will star Sudeep in all the four languages. 

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VINOD PRABHAKAR CELEBRATES 36TH BIRTHDAY
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inod Prabhakar, son of Tiger Prabhakar celebrated his 36th birthday with his fans, well-wishers, family and colleagues at his residence in Bengaluru on Thursday. His fans started his birthday celebration at the stroke of midnight and the young actor kept cutting cakes throughout the day. Vinod Prabhakar thanked his fans, colleagues and friends who made this day a memorable one for him. 

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AUDIO OF ‘ARALIDA HOOGALU’ LAUNCHED
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ralida Hoogalu, a film directed by G Murthy has completed its shoot and the film’s audio was released. The film’s promo was also launched on the occasion. The film is set for a release in January 2016. The film is produced by Anu Teja and M T Ramesh. Praveen Godkhindi has scored the music for the movie. The film which is also written and directed by G Murthy said there is a need to support children with special abilities. He said the film is about Anjaneya, an eighth standard student from Bellary who has no hands but he draws sketches using his legs in a jiffy. 

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1ST RANK RAJU RUNNING TO PACKED HOUSES
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st Rank Raju is running to packed houses following its release last weekend and is likely to collect Rs 1 to 1.25 crore in the first week. This was announced by the film’s producer Manjunath who also said the movie has got good response from people all over Karnataka. He thanked the media for supporting the movie right from the beginning up to reviews. Manjunath said the film has taken an unexpected good opening given the fact that it has only newcomers in it.

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THUNDHAIKLA SAVAASA COMPLETES SHOOT, IN POST-PRODUCTION STAGE
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hundhaikla Savaasa has completed shoot and is in post-production stage. The film is eyeing a January or February release. The film is directed by B M Giriraj and produced by Shyam Jagali and Shankar and Rajesh. The film stars Kishore, Abhay Surya, Giri, Shankar, Kiran Nayak, Vaishali Deepak and Vidarsha. Producer Shyam said after seeing Jatta and Advaita they wanted to do a film with Giriraj as director and another producer Shankar said he desired to make a film.

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GOWDRUDUGRU RELEASING ON DEC 4
‘Gowdrudugru’ will release in about 65-75 theatres across Karnataka on December 4. Vayyala Muni Reddy has produced the movie and Venkateshwara Reddy has directed it. The film stars Santosh, Gopikrishna, Priyanka Malnad, Shilpa, Bullet Prakash, Tennis Krishna and Ravishankar among others. Bashir is the music director. The film has been shot in locales of Doddaballapura, Sakleshpura, Hyderabad and Kulu Manali.

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RATNAJA’S PREETHIYALLI SAHAJA GETS ‘U CERTIFICATE
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atnaja’s latest directorial movie ‘Preethiyalli Sahaja’ has got a ‘U’ from the censors without any cuts. According to film’s producer Gnanesh the film has won appreciation from the members of the Censor Board who watched the movie. The film’s release is being delayed due to lack of availability of theatres. Gnanesh said the team has devised a publicity campaign for the film ahead of its release so that the release will be smoother and effective in reaching out to the audiences.

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MINCHAGI NEE BARALU RELEASING ON DEC 4
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inchagi Nee Baralu, a science fiction starring Diganth and Kriti Kharbanda will release in about 80 theatres across Karnataka on December 4 through Jayanna Combines who has acquired the distribution rights for the movie. Director Randeep Shantaram told journalists that the film is about the hero and the heroine who are studying in the same college. 

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SONG RECORDING FOR RAGINI STARRER HULI DEVARA KAADU ON
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he muhurta for the song recording of Ragini starrer and yet to be launched movie Huli Devara Kaadu began at the Prasad Recording Studio on Monday. The film will be produced by Ankita Gowda and directed by debutant Jithendra Joe Simon, son of film-maker Joe Simon. Anil C J is debuting as music director. Anil told reporters that the film will have four songs of which one of them will be a journey song. He said he will rope in local singers to sing all the songs.

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KINAARE ALL SET FOR A LAUNCH ON DEC 7
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inaare, a new Kannada film that will mark the entry of Red Apple Movies as a production house will be launched on December 7. The movie is being directed by Devaraj Poojary who has also taken up the responsibility of overseeing production activities will have debutants Satish and Gautami essaying lead roles. Senior journalist Ganesh Kasaragod’s son Abhishek Kasaragod is debuting as an independent cinematographer. 

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KARUNA-NIDHI SETS ROLLING
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ell known television director A G Seshadri is debuting as film director with Karuna-Nidhi, a comic thriller that mounted the sets amidst fanfare in Dharmagiri Manjunathaswamy Temple in Banashankari, Bengaluru on Friday. The film is being produced by N L N Murthy who had earlier made television soaps. The film stars S Mohan, Khushi Mukerjee, Naveen Krishna, Aravind Rao and Harish Rayappa among others.

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DANDAM LAUNCHED
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rishna Mahesh, Golden Star Ganesh’s younger brother has begun work on his second film Dandam which had its muhurat on Friday. The film is produced by Shivamahadevappa and M Thirumalesh. Dandam is written and directed by Balavinayaka. The movie stars Nikitha Narayan, Ishita and Sindhu in female lead roles opposite Krishna Mahesh. Sadhu Kokila is composing music as well as acting in the movie.

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SODA BUDDI AUDIO AND TRAILER RELEASED
'The Great Story of Soda Buddi', a new Kannada comedy film had its audio release by Ajai Krishna Rao and Srinagar Kitty at a function in Bengaluru. All of them on the dais wore spectacles to symbolize the title. The film’s trailer was also launched on the occasion.

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GREEN HOUSE RESTAURANT CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE
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reen House Restaurant in Gandhinagar celebrated its silver jubilee as it turned 25 on November 22. The restaurant has become a hub of sorts for the Kannada film industry. The restaurant is run by Vasu and his brothers Ramu, Umesh, Govind and Lingaraj who hosted a get-together for the cinema journos and the film PROs on Tuesday night. He expressed his gratitude to the media persons and film PROs for organizing in all more than 1300 

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TRAILER AND AUDIO RELEASED FOR JIL JIL
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he trailer and the audio of the film Jil Jil was released by renowned lyricist and writer Sriranga (Bhangiranga) at a function held amidst the presence of visually and mentally challenged children in Bengaluru. The film is directed by debutant A Madhu. Journalist Venkatesh

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1ST RANK RAJU GETS READY FOR NOV 27 RELEASE
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st Rank Raju is getting ready to hit the screens across Karnataka on November 27. The film stars Gurunandan, Apoorva Gowda, Tanishka Kapoor, Anant Nag, Jaijagadish, Mandeep Rai, Achyuth Kumar and Sudha Belawadi among others. The film is produced by Manjunath and directed by Naresh Kumar.

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RATHAVARA GETS READY FOR RELEASE ON DEC 4
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athavara, a Kannada film starring Srimurali and Rachitha Ram is readying for a December 4 release. Jayanna Combines has acquired the distribution rights for the film. The film is directed by debutant Chandrashekar Bandiyappa and produced by another newbie Dharmashree Manjunath. Director Chandrashekar told reporters that Rathavara is a Sanskrit word for warrior. 

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ANANT NAG STARRER ‘THE PLAN’ RELEASING ON NOV 27
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annada film ‘The Plan’ made under the jailbreak genre will release in 80 theatres across Karnataka on November 27. The film stars Anant Nag, Kaustabh Jayakumar, Hemanth, Sriram, Jagadish and Sanath among others. The Plan is directed by Keerthu who had worked as cinematographer in the sleeper hit movie 6-5=2. The film is produced by Ashok Shetty and Sunil Shetty.

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ROCKET RELEASING ON NOV 27
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ocket, a film that marks the debut of Neenasam Satish as a producer will release on November 27 in 175 theatres all over Karnataka. Uday Mehta is distributing the film. The film stars Neenasam Satish, Aishani Shetty, Neenasam Aswath, Padmaja Rao and Achyuth Kumar among others. Producer and lead actor Neenasam Satish told reporters that all decks were cleared for the release of the film. He said he was searching for an apt title and could not sleep till 12 midnight

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ALONE RELEASING ON NOV 27
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lone, a suspense thriller will release on November 27 in about 120 theatres all over Karnataka. The film stars Nikesha Patel, Vasistha, Iniya and Simran in key roles. The film is produced by Ananth and Ramalingaiah. Director JKS told reporters that the film will have twists and turns every 10 minutes that evokes curiosity. He said Vasistha has been introduced to play the main lead adding that he will emerge as a mass hero.

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PROMO SONG FOR ‘STYLE KING’ LAUNCHED
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he promotional song for the film ‘Style King’ was launched in Bengaluru. The film stars Golden Star Ganesh and Ramya Nambeesan in lead roles. The film is directed by P C Shekar and produced by Maruthi and P Ramesh. Arjun Janya has himself sung the song and composed the music for the film. Ganesh said the producers, director and the technicians are the kings and that he is just a soldier unlike what the title suggests.

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A NEW MOBILE APP TO WATCH VIDEOS WITHOUT USING INTERNET
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gilets Innovations, a Bengaluru-based company that develops futuristic services and products launched Show In Mobile solution. The new solution will allow mobile users to browse content like movies, serials, songs, favourite programs and other exclusive contents in digital quality without using the Internet. The new solution will help access content faster without internet usage and also offer new digital business models to content providers and distributors at reduced costs thus increasing the access of digital content for subscribers.

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ACTOR’ HAS A PSYCHO THRILLER TONE, SAYS DIRECTOR DAYAL
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he movie ‘Actor’ has a psychological thriller tone that could be categorized as a classic commercial cinema, according to the film’s director Dayal. He also said the film which has just two characters – Naveen Krishna and Sihikahi Geetha – is an artistic film and not an art film. He said 80 percent of the movie runs with just one character and the script demanded a motherly character for the remaining 20 percent of the movie.

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ARTISTES PROTEST
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ilm artistes staged a protest demanding an early solution to the Kalasa Bhanduri project that is being blocked by Goa government thus affecting people of North Karnataka. Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce President Sa Ra Govindu said there is no point in attending the international film festival that is being held in Goa.

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EE KSHANA LAUNCHED
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e Kshana, a new Kannada suspense thriller was launched on Thursday. The film is produced by Ifthikar Ali Bhutto (Rocky Bhutto) and it stars Sumanth Bhargav, Varshitha, Jaijagadish and Rocky in key roles. The film is directed by debutant D Balakrishna. Producer Rocky told reporters that he plays a parallel lead in the film. He said he got addicted to the story after the director narrated it adding that it took upon himself forcefully to produce it. 

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CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL IN MANGALURU, UDUPI FROM NOV 22
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he 10th International Children’s Film Festival will be held in Mangaluru and Udupi from November 22 to 26, according to festival director Nanjunde Gowda. He said about 200 children’s films will be screened during the festival. Many theatres in Mangaluru and Udupi have been selected to screen children’s films four shows a day. Home Minister G Parameshwar will inaugurate the festival in Mangaluru on November 22 

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MUSIC AUDIO OF WHATSUPP LOVE RELEASED
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he music audio of Kannada film ‘Whatsupp Love’ was released at a function in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The film is produced by J P Reddy and is directed by Ram. The film stars Jeeva, Aishwarya Sindhogi in lead roles. The film has Shravya Rao and Sriki appearing in guest roles, while Tilak makes a special appearance. The film also stars Pallakki Radhakrishna, Chitra Shenoy, Sangeetha and Neenasam Aswath among others. B R Hemanth Kumar has scored the music. Music director Hemanth Kumar he has composed six songs and it took him just 10 days to finish the work.

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CHOREOGRAPHER CHANDRA MAYUR BIDS ADIEU
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horeographer Chandra Mayur has bid adieu to the art that he knew and said he will henceforth concentrate on acting whenever a role is offered to him. He said he has worked as a choreographer in 182 films that included 11 films with Upendra, three songs with Vishnuvardhan among others. He said when he did work in his initial days there were many opportunities but very little money for choreographers.  Now, he said youngsters have come up and are doing a good job and also earning handsomely. Chandra Mayur said whatsupp love will be his last assignment as choreographer but will not quit the film industry. He said he will concentrate on acting. He said he was forced to quit choreography as he is now earning well in a new business. 
TYSON COMPLETES SHOOT
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yson, an action film that stars Vinod Prabhakar and Urmila Gayathri (earlier Gayathri Iyer) in the lead has completed its shoot and is getting ready for a release in January 2016. The film is produced by Babu Reddy and directed by Ram Narayan. Director Ram Narayan told reporters that audience who come to watch Tyson will have Tiger Prabhakar in their mind when they enter the cinema hall but will remember Vinod Prabhakar as they move out of the hall after watching the movie.

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UPPI BEGINS WORK ON KALPANA 2
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alpana 2, a remake of Tamil hit Kanchana 2 mounted the sets at the Dodda Ganesha Temple in Basavanagudi, Bengaluru on Wednesday. The film stars Upendra (who had worked in Kalpana), Priya Mani, Muni, Kote Prabhakar in major roles. The film marks the return of Kalla Police Rajendra who is producing the film after more than a decade. H C Srinivas (Shilpa) will be co-producing

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MADAN PATEL PLANS SEASON 2 OF TALENT HUNT SHOW
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ala Baduku Stars of Karnataka, a reality show on Kasthuri TV recently completed 26 episodes of telecast. Madan Patel who ran the show told reporters that nearly 1800 people from Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru, Hubballi, Davangere, Gulbarga were auditioned for the show as part of the talent hunt. He said Rs 85 lakh was spent on the show including erecting a set in Kanteerava Studio

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MANTRAM INCHES CLOSE TO COMPLETION
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antram, a new Kannada horror film is inching close to completion. The film is produced by first timer and businessman Amar Choudhary and directed by S S Sajjan. The film stars Mani Shetty, Pallavi Raju, Dilip, Arpit, Gaurish Akki, Mithun, Pratap and Poornima among others. Producer Amar Choudhary said he had a wish to become an actor but couldn’t become one. He said he wanted to make a movie but couldn’t find a suitable script for a long time. 

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LINGARAJ’S CINEMA-TV DIRECTORY RELEASED
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he seventh edition of the Cinema-TV Directory was released by M D Kowshik through a magic show. Veteran director S K Bhagawan said bringing out such a directory is a huge task and added that Lingaraj needs to be complimented for his devotion and dedication to the task which is evident when the book is seen. Film publicist Sudheendra Venkatesh said the new directory had made his work easier than before. Umesh Banakar said Lingaraj had sold gold and his site to bring out this directory in 1999 adding that he needs all encouragement and support from the Kannada film industry.

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MAAMU TEA ANGADI RELEASING ON NOV 20
‘Maamu Tea Angadi’ will release in about 80 to 100 theatres on November 20 across Karnataka. The film is being distributed through Auto Raju. The film is produced by Vishwanath who is now rechristened as Abhishek and his father Shivamantrappa Sannurkar. The film stars the producer Abhishek himself, Mahesh Raj, Ritesh, Varun Kumar, Meter Sudhir, Sangeetha Bhat, Archana Singh and Rashi Singh in key roles. The film is written and directed by A Paramesh.

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JOURNO VEERESH’S MAIDEN VENTURE ‘ACTOR’ STARTS ROLLING
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annada film‘Actor’ mounted the sets on Monday at a temple in Bengaluru. The film marks senior journalist and lensman K M Veeresh’s foray into film production. Veeresh, who also owns Kannada cinema web portal chitraloka.com will produce the movie under the banner Chitraloka Movies. Dayal Padmanabhan will direct the movie. Avinash B Shetty and Dayal Padmanabhan will co-produce the movie.

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MUSIC AUDIO OF ‘AADYA’ RELEASED
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arnataka Film Chamber of Commerce President Sa Ra Govindu released the music audio of the film Aadya, a film made by corporates. He said corporate houses had destroyed the Kannada film industry with the recent Competition Commission of India’s ruling against the industry. He said it is an irony that corporates have come forward to produce a Kannada film. He wished the team good luck. A group of techies have produced Kannada film Aadya which has completed its shoot and post production activity as well. 

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CIGARETTE REVS UP FOR RELEASE IN DECEMBER
‘Cigarette’, a Kannada film will hit the theatres in December through Jayanna Combines who are distributing the film. Director Lucky Shankar told reporters that the film carries the tagline that loving and smoking are injurious to health. He said the basic premise of the film is to show the ill-effects of both smoking and love. He said in high society people were not so bothered about many things including smoking but there is a longing for companionship at the back of their minds even if they do have a live-in relationship. He said people were eager to know about the movie and added that the concept of ill-effects of smoking had registered in the minds of the people.

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RAKSHASI FALLS PREY TO POOR EXHIBITION SYSTEM
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annada horror film Rakshasi has fallen prey to the poor exhibition system as the film that was released in more than 150 theatres a week ago is now running in just about 15 theatres all over Karnataka despite reporting good collections. Producer of the film Navarasan who is also the distributor of the film said Rakshasi has had to bear the brunt

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OCTOPUS RELEASING ON OCT 19
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ctopus, a sci-fi thriller made in Kannada and Tamil is getting ready for a release. The Kannada version will release on October 19 in Bengaluru and in other areas on October 20. The film is produced by D C Prasanna Kumar and directed by P Annaiah. The film stars Kishore,Yajna Shetty, Ashwini, Tara, Jaijagadish, Tilak, Trishul, Bullet Prakash, Sharath Lohitaswa and Ramesh Pandit among others.

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VAMSHODDHARAKA RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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he team of Vamshoddharaka is happy with the response that the movie has been getting at the box-office. Executive producer Aravind thanked media for good reviews and told reporters that the film is doing well at all centres where the movie had released. He said he was tensed about the village story and whether it would find acceptance but the film has been accepted well backed by good performances by artistes and a good storyline. Vijay Raghavendra credited the producer, director and technicians for the good showing of the movie at the box-office. He also thanked the media for all the encouraging reviews. “It has been a long time since I tasted success. It feels good,” he said.

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AHAM COMPLETES SHOOT
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ham, a Kannada film produced by M Nagaraj has completed shoot after a 45-day schedule and will start post-production work soon. The movie’s audio will be released soon. Jayagaja Venkatesh, who has written and directed the film told reporters that the movie is about pride that a person attains once his needs are fulfilled. He said the film has elements of love, sentiment and suspense.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR, SUDEEP TO STAR TOGETHER
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hivarajkumar and Kichcha Sudeep will act together in the Kannada version of a multilingual big budget film that is all set to be launched in December. The film will be directed by Prem and produced by C R Manohar in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. It is estimated that the budget of the multilingual untitled film will run up to Rs 100 crore.

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KAMAR TO BECOME HERO
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amar, son of producer and distributor Nargis Babu will become a hero in a Kannada film that is all set to be launched in November. The film will be directed by A M Kotresh. Ravi Srivatsa will pen the dialogues. R Giri is the cameraman. The film will be shot in Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Goa. Kamar had co-produced Shivarajkumar-Ramya starrer Aryan that was directed by late D Rajendra Babu.

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MUSIC OF CINEMA MY DARLING RELEASED
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inema My Darling, a Kannada movie written and directed by electronic media journalist Gaurish Akki saw the launch of its music and trailer at a function in Bengaluru. Gaurish Akki said it was a six-year dream to make a movie that has been realized. Sanjjanaa said director Akki is a cute, innocent, delicate and a hardworking man who draws good response from his artistes.

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RANGOLU REVS UP FOR A DECEMBER RELEASE
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angolu, a film dedicated to narrate the woes of a theatrical life is all set to release during December. The film is directed by debutant Jayaraj, an associate of Tamil director Manivannan. The film is produced  by Nagaraj. The film stars Mayur, Madhav Rao, Chetan Rai and Prakash B among others.

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1st RANK RAJU RELEASING ON NOV 27
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ST Rank Raju will release on November 27 all over Karnataka through Jayanna Combines who will distribute the movie. Director Naresh told journalists that his dream of four years is finally being realized with the movie 1st Rank Raju getting ready to hit the screens on November 27. He said he was unsure whether the movie will be made at all or for that matter whether it will see a release. But, he said the producer saw to it that the movie was made well as he had a good taste for cinema.Raghavendra Rajkumar said 1st Rank Raju is an entertaining movie in the last 10 years.Naresh said the film has a message and is a comedy that will be enjoyed by all sections of the audiences. He thanked Raghavendra Rajkumar for supporting the movie and being with the team in the film’s promotion.

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OM SHARANAM AYYAPPA MUSIC RELEASED
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rinagara Kitty released the music CD of the film Om Sharanam Ayyappa, a devotional film that is made in glory of Lord Ayyappa. Kitty said Lord Ayyappa is a symbol of devotion and overcoming fear and wished the producer get back his investment.The film is produced by Annayyappa who has also acted as the Guruswamy in the movie.

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JOURNO VEERESH TO LAUNCH NEW FILM ‘ACTOR’ ON NOV 16
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enior journalist and lensman K M Veeresh, who also owns web portal chitraloka.com is producing a new Kannada movie titled ‘Actor’. Veeresh will produce the film under the banner Chitraloka Movies. Avinash B Shetty and Dayal Padmanabhan will be co-producers of the movie.The film will be directed by Dayal Padmanabhan and will star Naveen Krishna and Sihikahi Geetha in lead roles. The new movie will mount the sets on November 16. The film will have Gowtham Srivatsa scoring the music and Suresh Byrasandra 

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ಜಯಣ್ಣ ಕಂಬೈನ್ಸ್‌ನಿಂದ ಎರಡು ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಮಾಸಾಂತ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ `ಬಾಕ್ಸರ್' ಹೊಸ ವರ್ಷಕ್ಕೆ `ಮಾರುತಿ'!
ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದ ಖ್ಯಾತ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಹಾಗೂ ವಿತರಕರೂ ಆಗಿರುವ ಜಯಣ್ಣ ಮತ್ತು ಭೋಗೇಂದ್ರ ಜೋಡಿ ಇದೀಗ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿ, ವಿತರಿಸಿರುವ ಜಯಣ್ಣ ಕಂಬೈನ್ಸ್‌ನಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಬೇರೆ ಬ್ಯಾನರ್ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳೂ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಿವೆ. ಅಂದಹಾಗೆ ಅವರು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಲಿರುವ ಹೊಸ ಚಿತ್ರ `ಬಾಕ್ಸರ್'.

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MUSIC OF SIGANDUR CHOWDESHWARI MAHIME RELEASED
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igandur Chowdeshwari Mahime, a real life story and a socio-devotional movie that turns the spotlight on miracles of Goddess Chowdeshwari had its music launch on Friday evening at the Chamundeshwari Studio, Bengaluru. Dharmadhikari Ramappa and chief priest of the temple Sheshagiri Bhat released the music CD of the film.The film is written, directed and produced by Shashi Kumar P M. He said he had written the songs in praise of the Goddess and added that it occurred to him why not make a film in the glory of the Goddess. 

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BOXER’ GETS ‘U’ CERTIFICATE, TO RELEASE ON NOV 20
‘Boxer’, a Kannada film directed by Preetham Gubbi has got a ‘U’ certificate from censors without any cuts and is all set to release onNovember 20 across Karnataka. The film is produced by Jayanna and Bhogendra under the Jayanna Combines banner. Preetham Gubbi is directing his third film Boxer under the banner after Johnny and Jaanu, both of them successful films at the box-office. Incidentally, all of Preetham Gubbi’s films have been distributed by Jayanna Combines. Jayanna’s last production venture Bullet Basya  ran successfully at the box-office.Preetham said he has directed seven films so far which have been either light hearted comedies or rom-coms but he says Boxer is an intense love story which shades that he had never tried in his earlier films.

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'RAMLEELA' GETS READY TO HIT SCREENS FOR DEEPAVALI
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amleela, a remake of Telugu hit Loukyam is readying for a Deepavali release. The film will release on November 12 across Karnataka. The film stars Chiranjeevi Sarja, Amulya, Ravishankar Gowda, Chikkanna, Sadhu Kokila, Rangayana Raghu and Sanjjanaa among others. Ramleela is produced by Soundarya Jagadeesh and directed by Vijay Kiran. Producer Soundarya Jagadeesh told reporters that Ramleela is their fourth production.

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MAGADHA’ LAUNCHED
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agadha, a new Kannada film was launched at the Kanteerava Studio, Bengaluru on Thursday. The film is produced by Shetty Brothers and directed by Swami Ram. The film stars Rahul, Deepti and Vaishnavi Chandran among others. Director Swami Ram told journalists that the title is a Sanskrit word that has reference to Magadha Kingdom that existed before Christ. Magadha is the son of Yadu who is a travelling soldier and someone who thinks differently.

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TEAM SETS BALL ROLLING FOR FILM ‘DANCE TRANZ..POWER OF DANCE
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he production team of ‘Dance Tranz..Power of Dance’, a tentative title for a dance-based trilingual film (Kannada, Telugu and Hindi) set the ball rolling by beginning pre-production work on the movie. The new movie which will be produced under the banner Shalabh Kumar-Daler Mehendi (SKDM) International is making the movie which will be directed and choreographed by Imran Sardariya.

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AKIRA COMPLETES SHOOT, AUDIO RELEASE SOON
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annada film Akira has completed the shoot after the team finished canning two songs in the picturesque locales of Norway. Director Naveen Reddy said a 20-member team has returned from Norway after shooting two songs and a part of the talkie portion. While one song is a romantic duet between Anish and Aditi Rao, the other song is a hero introduction number.

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MUSIC, TRAILER OF ‘CARE OF FOOTPATH 2’ LAUNCHED
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ewly elected president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Sa Ra Govindu and H D Gangaraju, president of South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce released the music and launched the trailer of the movie Care of Footpath 2 that is directed by S S Kishan. Sa Ra Govindu wished Kishan all the best in the movie’s journey to the Oscars

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VAMSHODHARAAKA’ RELEASING ON NOV 6
‘Vamshodharaaka’, a Kannada film starring Vijay Raghavendra and Meghana Raj in lead roles will release on November 6 in about 160 theatres across Karnataka. Director Aditya Chikkanna said he was happy with the involvement of artistes especially his lead actors. Vijay Raghavendra said the film is one of the closest to his heart in his professional career. He said has a big title, beautiful characters and a big star cast making a family entertainer. Raghavendra said the film also addressed farmers issue.

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TRAILER, MUSIC CD RELEASE OF ‘KILLING VEERAPPAN’ LAUNCHED
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ash released the music CD and a song of the multilingual film ‘KillingVeerappan’ that is directed by Ram Gopal Varma. Shivanna released the song sung by Puneeth. The film stars Shivarajkumar, Parul Yadav and Yajna Shetty in key roles. Rockline and Ragini Dwivedi released the trailer of the movie. Yash said two speed machines Shivarajkumar and Ram Gopal Varma have come together for the movie. He said Shivanna’s presence would have made an impact on director’s mind and said Shivanna had sung the song well in the movie.Director Ram Gopal Varma said years of research on the subject had culminated in the film. He said it was difficult to make film in a language that he didn’t understand.

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BANGALORE 560023 RELEASING ON NOV 20
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angalore 560023, a remake of the Tamil hit Chennai 600028 which has gully cricket as a theme with a love story is releasing onNovember 20 in more than 100 theatres across Karnataka through distributor Lokesh. Director Pradeep Raj told reporters that the film is a Tamil remake with some elements added to suit Kannada nativity. The running time of the movie is 125 minutes.

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BAA NAALE BAA RELEASING ON NOV 13
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aa Naale Baa, another horror film will release on November 13 across Karnataka by the team itself. The film is produced and directed by T K Arasu. Srinivasa Gowda is the executive producer. The film stars Ajit Kumar, Suvarna, Dharani, Harshita, Shobhraj and Ramesh Surya in key roles.

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SUNIL KUMAR DESAI’S FILM TITLE LAUNCHED, NOW READY FOR RELEASE
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irector Sunil Kumar Desai has broken the jinx that has been bothering him for the last few years and has finally completed his movie that has been in the making for two years. The film is now titled …Re which was unveiled by Khichcha Sudeep and Radhika Pandit at a function in Bengaluru  

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ANTI-DUBBING LOBBY SWEEPS FILM CHAMBER POLLS
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a Ra Govindu has been elected as president of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce defeating Ba Ma Harish by a big margin. Govindu’s team has won all the three vice-president posts, all the three secretary posts and the post of treasurer. The members of Sa Ra Govindu won 20 out of 24 posts in the executive committee of the film chamber. Umesh Banakar defeated Krishne Gowda to become one of the vice-president by more than 200 votes. M N Kumar and Jairaj are the two vice-presidents elected.

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PRODUCERS TRADE BLOWS AT CD RELEASE OF ‘KAANJI PINJI LOVE’
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his was unheard of in the Kannada film industry. One of the producers barged into the audio release function of ‘Kaanji Pinji Love’ and claimed that he is the actual producer of the movie. Velu of Lahari Audio released the audio CD of the movie.The film is produced by Akbar Sharief, Kumarm Yogesh and two others. 

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BULLET RANI’ GETS U/A CERTIFICATE, BRACES UP FOR NOV RELEASE
‘Bullet Rani,’ a female-oriented action film made in Kannada and Telugu has got a U/A certificate from the censors and is bracing up for a release in November. The film is produced by M S Yousuf and directed by Sajid Qureshi. The film stars Nisha Kothari in the title role. Director Sajid Qureshi told journalists that his first Kannada film’s output is good adding that he would like to do more Kannada films. He said Bullet Rani is a story of corruption and politics that prevails in India today. 

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CM SIDDARAMAIAH RELEASES BOOK ON DR RAJKUMAR
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hief Minister Siddaramaiah released the book ‘Dr Rajkumar Samagra Charitre’ on Dr Rajkumar that runs into two volumes and authored by senior journalist Doddahullur Rukkoji at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Rukkoji’s 15-year research on the greatest actor that Kannada cinema

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MUSIC OF CHILDREN’S FILM ‘MANITA’ RELEASED
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he music of children’s film ‘Manita’ was released at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday. The film is directed by Savitha Bernard and produced by Nagarathna Mruthanjaya. The film is written by Bernard who has also penned the lyrics. Sajan Thomas and Nanda Jacob have scored the music and Hamsaraj is the cameraman.

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SADASHIVANAGAR PARK TO BE NAMED AFTER P B SRINIVAS
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he Sadashivanagar Park, opposite Poorna Prajna School will be named after playback singer P B Srinivas on November 1 at 6 pm. Puneeth Rajkumar will inaugurate the park with its new name. A musical nite programme will also be held on the occasion. Legislator Aswathnarayana told reporters that artistes and politicians will take part in the programme.

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BETHANGERE’ RELEASING ON OCT 30
‘Bethangere’, a real life story will release on October 30 across Karnataka. The film is produced by B N Swamy and is written and directed by Mohan Gowda. The film stars Akshay, Sumanth Shailendra and Naina Sarwar in lead roles.Producer Swamy told journalists that the film progressed after Akshay’s entry. He said Akshay is the backbone of the movie as he not only guided the team but also supported the team by taking it along with his producer father Venkatappa.

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MANA MECHCHIDA BANGARU RELEASING ON OCT 30
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ana Mechchida Bangaru, a film directed by Saiprakash will release all over Karnataka on October 30 in about 100 theatres. The film is produced by Bangaru Hanumanthu who has also acted as the hero. Director Saiprakash said he was glad that people have blessed the film Ganga that released last week as the movie is entertaining the masses. He said he has not been happy since the last three or four years as his own production venture failed to succeed at the box-office.

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RAKSHASI READY FOR RELEASE IN NOV
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akshasi, a Kannada film remake of Tamil hit Pisasu is ready for release in November. The Kannada film Rakshasi is all set to go for censor certification soon. Rakshasi stars debutant Navarasan who is also the movie’s producer, Sindhu Lokanath and G K Reddy among others. The film is directed by Ashraf M U, A R Murugadoss’s associate. Arul Corelli has composed the music. Producer and hero of the film Navarasan told reporters that the film is ready for release and waiting for censor certification.

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TIPPAJJI CIRCLE RELEASING ON OCT 30
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ippajji Circle, a film based on B L Venu’s real story on the devadasi system starring Pooja Gandhi in the lead will release in about 70-80 theatres across Karnataka on October 30. The film is directed by Aditya Chikkanna and produced by G Siddaramaiah and S K Vinod Krishna.

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PRAJWAL DEVARAJ WEDS RAGINI CHANDRAN
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ynamic Prince Prajwal Devaraj got married to Ragini Chandran, a danseuse and a model on Sunday at the Bengaluru Palace. Prajwal Devaraj, who is the elder son of Devaraj and Chandralekha has acted in 25 films in Kannada cinema industry. Ragini Chandran is daughter of Rama and Chandran Balu. Top film personalities attended the morning wedding that included housing minister Dr Ambarish, Upendra, Anant Nag, Dwarakish, Chiranjeevi Sarja, Meghana Raj, Dr Sunder Raj, Pramila Joshai, T S Nagabharana, Pratima Devi, Vijayalakshmi Singh, Jai Jagadish, KCN Mohan and Poornima Mohan, Avinash, Ramesh Aravind and Puneeth among others.
OUJA RELEASING ON NOV 6, AUDIO AND TRAILER RELEASED
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he music audio of Ouja, a Kannada-Telugu bilingual film produced by Vega Entertainment was released by model-actor Raghu Mukherjee at a function in Bengaluru. He also released the trailer and the making of the movie. Namitha Rao and Vikram Suri released the songs of the movie. The movie Ouja is directed by Rajkumar Reddy and produced by Vikram Raju.

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NAMMOORA HAIKLU LAUNCHED
‘Nammoora Haiklu’, a new Kannada film that is written and directed by debutant Prasanna Shetty mounted the sets. The film is produced by Srinivas who is also the vice-president of Shivanna Fans Association. Prasanna Shetty told journalists that the film goes back to the good old days when people lived in villages. The film showcases the village life and said the film turns the spotlight on how villages have changed in the last four or five decades.

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SHARAN’S NEW FILM ‘NATARAJA SERVICE’ ROLLS
‘Nataraja Service’, a new Kannada film starring Sharan and Mayuri (of Ashwini Nakshatra fame) was launched at the Durga Parameshwari Temple in Vidyaranyapura, Bengaluru in the early morning on Vijayadashmi day. The film is being written and directed by Pavan Wadeyar who has just wound up work on his another directorial film ‘Jessy’.

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RING ROAD’ IS A PSYCHO THRILLER WORTH WATCHING
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ing Road has been in the news for allegedly being inspired by a real life murder of a techie by his fiancée and her lover that became a sensational story in Bengaluru. Though the film carries a disclaimer that the film is a work of fiction but it is a blend between the details

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PUNJABI BIZ MAGNATE, DALER MEHENDI TO PRODUCE KANNADA FILM
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halabh Kumar, a Punjabi businessman, now a Chicago-based industrialist and a philanthropist is planning to produce a trilingual film in Kannada, Telugu and Hindi with singer Daler Mehendi under a new production banner SKDM International Entertainers soon. The film is untitled and will be directed by choreographer Imran Sardariya.Shalabh Kumar’s new film will be based on a dance theme and is inspired from the Billy Elliot play that is world famous.His passion for dance has inspired him to produce this trilingual. 

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MUMTAJ RELEASING ON OCT 30
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umtaj, a love story starring Dharma Keerthiraj and Sharmiela Mandre will release in 150 theatres across Karnataka on October 30. Director Raghav Murali told journalists that Mumtaj is a cute love story in which Darshan is making a guest appearance. He said the actor will appear in the beginning and in the end. The film crew completed the film after shooting for 50 days and at a budget of Rs 2.5 crore, he said.

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VETERAN DIRECTOR K S L SWAMY DIES
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ilm-maker Kikkeri Shamanna Lakshminarayana Swamy (K S L Swamy), 77, also popularly known as Ravee died on Tuesday at 1.30 am. He is survived by his wife and popular actress of yesteryears B V Radha and daughter Dhanalakshmi.Swamy directed as many as 37 films in his 49-year-old career. He debuted with Tugudeepa (1966) and Savira Mettilu (2006), which he co-directed was his last film.

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OOTY’ MUSIC ALBUM RELEASED
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he music album of bilingual film Ooty (Kannada and Tamil) based on book ‘Preethiya Arasi’ was released by MLA B M Narendraswamy at a function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Mohan Kumar and directed by Mahesh Kumar. Raj Bhaskar has scored the music. The film stars Avinash, Naina Sarwar, B M Giriraj and Guruprasad among others.

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PRODUCER B K SRINIVAS SAYS WILL NOT MAKE FILMS WITH NEWCOMERS
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roducer B K Srinivas said he will not make movies for newcomers henceforth. Making this announcement at a press meet, he said he was not happy with some dialogues in his movie Dove. He said was not involved in the production activity and had left it to the director. Despite Santhu’s best efforts there were a few glitches and errors which he could not digest, he said.Srinivas said he will henceforth look into every aspect of cinema making and see to it that there are no such hiccups in future. He also did not know if the movie was doing well or otherwise because the film is distributed by R S Productions.

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MANJULA GURU COMPOSES BHAJANS FOR PROTÉGÉ CHITRA
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layback singer Manjula Gururaj has brought out a Hindi bhajan CD ‘Bhajanmala’ that has her protégé  Chitra Jithendra singing eight devotional songs.Manjula Gururaj told reporters that Bhajanmala was her 14th private music album and said Chitra Jithendra has been learning music from her Sadhana Music School for the last five years. She said she had been running classes for kids, working professionals and housewives separately. 

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NAADA RAKSHAKA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of Naada Rakshaka, a new Kannada film that glorifies the language and its use was launched in Bengaluru. Producer Rahaman of Yajamana fame unveiled the movie’s poster. The movie is produced, written, edited and directed by Aman Kannadiga. He has also penned the lyrics. Nagu S is the music director and Rajesh Ramanath has scored the background music. 

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AKIRA TEAM IN NORWAY FOR SONGS
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he team of film Akira is in Norway picturising two songs for the movie. The team flew out from Bengaluru during the week. The first song will be picturised on Atlantic Road near the Norwegian capital and at Malda. Anish and Adithi Rao are participating in the song. The second song will be picturised near Oslo, the capital of Norway where Anish will be dancing to his introduction song. The team has also earmarked a day for picturising talkie portion of the film. The team will finish an eight-day schedule in Norway before returning to India.Akira will be the first Kannada film to be shot in Norway.
MUSIC DIRECTORS, LYRICISTS CLARIFY THREADBARE ON NOC ISSUE
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usic composers numbering about 30 of them and lyricists came together to address some of the ‘misgivings’ that have come to the fore regarding the issue of no objection certificate (NOC) by producers to audio companies before a CD becomes available commercially. The music directors associations will submit a letter to the producers association on Monday. Lyricists Nagendra Prasad, Kaviraj, Yogaraj Bhat and music composers of the likes of Gurukiran,

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JWALANTHAM AUDIO RELEASED
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akshit Shetty released the audio CD of the forthcoming film Jwalantham at a function in Bengaluru on Friday evening. Jwalantham is produced by Anu Rao and directed by B M Ambarish. The film stars Jwala, Deepa Gowda and Deepti in lead roles. Vikram Subramanyam and Finny Kurien have scored the music.Speaking on the occasion, Rakshit Shetty said people are accepting newcomers and new ideas. He said Kannada films are now being remade into other languages. Rangitaranga is a shining example of how new Kannada films are being welcomed by audiences, he said.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR STARRER ‘SRIKANTA’ LAUNCHED
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hivarajkumar starrer ‘Srikanta’ mounted the sets on Friday at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru. The muhurta saw the presence of Parvathamma Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar besides a host of film personalities. The film is produced by Manu Gowda and is directed by Manju Swaraj of Shravani Subramanya fame.

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DIGANTH’S FIRST HINDI FILM 'WEDDING PULLAV' RELEASES TODAY
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iganth Manchale’s maiden Hindi film 'Wedding Pullav' released in 950 theatres all over the world on Friday. The film which stars Anushka Ranjan and Karan V Grover is directed by ace cinematographer Binod Pradhan who is making his directorial debut. Diganth told journalists ahead of the film’s release that his first Hindi film is a romantic comedy which has a lot of confusions and fun in the story. He said there is no villain in the story and the situations are villainish.

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UNTITLED SELFIE KANNADA FILM LAUNCHED
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group of four friends from Challakere working with an audit firm have come up with an innovative attempt to make a film. The film is untitled and is a selfie shot film without the services of a cinematographer. Two cameras are being used for the film. The film is written and directed by Pradeep Sastry who is also editing the movie besides working as the lyricist. 

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PRIYANKA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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pendra released the audio CD of the film ‘Priyanka’ that stars his wife Priyanka in the lead. The film is directed by Dinesh Baboo after a gap of about three years and is produced by Mohan.Speaking on the occasion, Upendra said he watched the film and added it is good. He said his wife Priyanka has acted well in the movie.

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ANANT NAG STARRER ‘+’ RELEASING ON OCT 16
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annada film‘+’ (Plus or Positive), an Anant Nag starrer will hit the screens on October 16. The film is directed by Gadda Viji, directors Yogaraj Bhat and Suri’s trusted protégé. The film also stars Chetan Chandra, newbie Shalini, producer and writer of the film Ritesh and Ravishankar. Shweta Pandit and Aishani Shetty appear in special roles.

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MALASHRI-SAIPRAKASH FILM ‘GANGA’ RELEASING ON OCT 22
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alashri and Saiprakash are back together after 18 years with ‘Ganga’, a film rich on sentiment and a bit of action. The movie is releasing on the festive occasion of Ayudha Pooja on October 22 in about 200 theatres across Karnataka. The movie is produced by Ramu under his own banner Ramu Films. Ganga is Ramu’s 35th film as a producer while Malashri and Saiprakash have worked together in about 18 movies.

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NAANAVANALLA AVALU PICKING UP
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aanavanalla Avalu, the Kannada film that won Sanchari Vijay the national award for best actor is gradually picking up at the box-office.According to director B S Lingadevaru, the collections of the movie during the first week was okay and in the second week it has been normal. But, he told journalists that multiplexes were not offering screens to exhibit the movie. He said there was no response from the managers of the multiplexes.

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RINGMASTER RELEASING ON OCT 9
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ingmaster, a Kannada film produced by Satyanarayana, Basavaraj, Murthy and Manju will release across Karnataka in about 80 theatres through Jayanna Combines. The film stars Arun Sagar, Shrunga, Shweta and Anushri. The film is directed by Vishruth Nayak and has Cinetech Suri’s cinematography. Ravi Basarur has scored the music. Director Vishruth Nayak told journalists that he went to Arun Sagar with the script who was impressed with it.

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NO ENTRY’ AUDIO LAUNCHED
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elu of Lahari Audio released the audio of the Kannada film ‘No Entry’ at a function in Bengaluru. The film stars Neenasam Ajay and Anika Teja and is directed by Yashas. The movie is produced by Narasimha Murthy. Sagar Gururaj, son of singers Manjula and Gururaj has scored the music for the first time.The film’s trailer was also launched on the occasion.

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HOSPETEYALLI CANS SONG, MOVIE SHOOT FROM NOV
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ospeteyalli, a new horror suspense thriller film that is written, directed and produced by Madhusudan Havaldar has commenced shoot with a song and will now head to Hospet to can the film for 20 days during November. Havaldar who is also scoring the music for the movie said Hospeteyalli is a routine horror movie.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR UNWELL
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hivarajkumar complained of chest pain on Tuesday morning and has been admitted to a private hospital. He is said to have complained of chest pain after his routine gym workout in the morning. His wife Geetha and brother-in-law Madhu Bangarappa rushed to the hospital. Madhu Bangarappa said there is no reason to worry about the actor’s health.
TITLE BEKA RELEASING ON OCT 9
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itle Beka, a film that is written and directed by debutant Anand G K and produced by Sangamesh B Halagatti and Mahadevappa B Halagatti will release in about 100 to 120 theatres across Karnataka on October 9. The film stars newbie Ayush and Neha Patil in lead roles. Nobin Paul has scored the music. Rakesh C Tilak is the cinematographer.Director Anand G K told reporters that the film is narrated from the point of view of the director.

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DOVE RELEASING ON OCT 9
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ove, a film directed by Alemaari Santhu and produced by B K Srinivas will release in about 120 theatres across Karnataka on October 9through RS Productions. The film marks the debut of Sa Ra Govindu’s son Anoop and Adithi Rao although the latter has had her first release.Alemaari Santhu told journalists that the film has been getting a good response from the college students of big towns of Karnataka where the team held its road shows for the movie as part of the promotional activity.

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CHANDRIKA RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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orror movie Chandrika is running successfully and is attracting audiences to a fair extent, according to its director Yogesh. He told reporters that the movie is being screened in 28 theatres during the second week and is sure to bring back return on investment.Girish Karnad said he was happy with the success of Kannada films. He said he had been getting roles that were either that of father, grandfather or that of a politician.

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HIPHOP ALBUM  ‘HAALAGODE’ CLOCKS 1.35 LAKH HITS ON NET
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handan Shetty’s hiphop rap album ‘Haalagode’ has clocked 1.35 lakh hits on Youtube in 16 days since its launch. Sharing his excitement about the feat, music composer Chandan Shetty said the album was appreciated by Poornachandra Tejaswi, Aindrita Ray, Raghu Dixit, Neethu, Rakshit Shetty and there was good opinion internationally about it as well.

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PANDIT BHAGYA VIDHAATA RELEASING ON OCT 16
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andit Bhagya Vidhaata, a Kannada film which carries a tagline ‘compulsorily meant for patriots only’ will release on October 16 across Karnataka. The film stars Krishnendra Pandit, Meghashri and Deepa Gowda in lead roles. Krishnendra Pandit has not only written and directed the film, he is also involved in the movie’s lyrics, music, choreography besides singing for it and producing the film himself.

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TRAILER OF RIKKI LAUNCHED
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uneeth Rajkumar launched the trailer of the movie Rikki in Bengaluru on Thursday evening.  The film stars Rakshit Shetty and Haripriya in lead roles and is produced by S V Babu. The film is directed by Rishab Shetty.Speaking on the occasion, Puneeth Rajkumar said he had launched the trailer of Ulidavaru Kandante and now after looking at film Rikki’s trailer he said the film seems to be technically well made.

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MUTHU MAAVUTHA LAUNCHED
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uthu Maavutha, a new Kannada film was launched on Wednesday evening at Lumbini Gardens in the presence of Sri Anand Guruji and industrialist-MLA Ashok Kheny. The film is produced by by Vijay Vajra who is also playing the main lead. The film stars Aishwarya in the female lead. The film is directed by S Gajakeshwar who is debuting with this movie.Producer and hero Vijay Vajra told reporters that he plays Muthu, a mahout who is also an innocent guy working in the temple. Vijay Vajra has worked in teleserials Chikkamma, Kogile, Mahabharatha and Aliguli Mane among others. 

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TULU FILM JAI TULUNAD COMPLETES SHOOT, AUDIO RELEASED
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ai Tulunad, a Tulu film has completed its shoot recently and the audio of the movie was released at Sthayi Digi Studio in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The trailer of the movie was also released and tow songs were screened for journalists.The film is produced by Frank Fernandes, a Dubai-based businessman and co-produced by N G Shivanna and Rajasulochana Nandihalli. The film is directed by Praveen of Kadal Mage fame. 

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INDRAJIT LANKESH’S FILM ON SHAKEELA IN HINDI, LUV U ALIA DOING WELL
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irector Indrajit Lankesh has announced that he will be making a Hindi biopic on Shakeela for which he has signed Huma Qureshi to essay the lead role. He told reporters on Tuesday that he will fly 10 technicians from Bengaluru as part of his team for the film and added that the title had not been finalized as yet. Indrajit Lankesh who celebrated his birthday on Tuesday said last year on his birthday he got an opportunity to work in Maja Talkies and direct Luv U Alia and this year the movie released ahead of his birthday.

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DIRECTOR A M R RAMESH CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY UNIQUE STYLE
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irector A M R Ramesh of Cyanide and Veerappan Attahasa fame celebrated his birthday on September 21 in a unique way.  He visited some villages in Channapatna taluk to extend a helping hand financially to the farmers who were in debt.  He visited villages of Abborudoddi, Singarajipura and Krishnapura in the taluk and presented cheques for Rs 15,000 each to farmers’ families who were in debt.  He said he didn’t believe in celebrating birthdays by throwing lavish parties and wasting money.

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HAADI BEEDHI LOVE STORY’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of Haadi Beedhi Love Story was released at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall in a grand manner by jeweler Sharavana. The film stars Arun (of Gombegala Love) and Roopika in lead roles. The film is directed by Chandrashekhar Mavinakunte and produced by Sudhir Gowda. Director Chandrashekhar Mavinakunte told journalists after the audio launch that the film Haadi Beedhi Love Story is based on a true story that happened in Doddaballapura. The film uses the slang of Doddaballapura to the hilt, he said adding that love stories could get started on the roads or anywhere.

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3 CHILDREN’S FILMS DVD RELEASED
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DVD containing three children’s films – Dandeliyalli Dheera Makkalu, Devvadamaneyalli Ditta Makkalu and Putani Force, was released into the market. The film is directed by Omprakash Naik. All the films are stories of bravery and courage that are intended to instill courage among children. Omprakash Naik said the film was censored last December and added he wanted to release a DVD as it would be difficult to commercially release the movies in theatres. The films will be released on Youtube soon, he said.

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PREETI KITABU  AUDIO RELEASED
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ctress Sudha Rani released the audio CD of the film Preeti Kitabu at a function in Bengaluru on Monday. The film is directed by Vittal Bhat and produced by Shamant Rao. The film stars Nehal who has also penned the story. The film also marks Duniya Rashmi’s comeback into movies after a brief hiatus. She is playing the female lead. V Manohar has penned the lyrics and scored the music for the film.

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POKARI RAJA AUDIO LAUNCHED
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he audio of the film Pokari Raja was released on Monday. The film is produced by Prakash and directed by K Shankar. The film stars Raja, a theatre artiste, Ramya and Shobha in lead roles. Indrasena has scored the music.Director Shankar said the film has different dimensions to today’s youth and praised all the actors for their dedication.

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BRAHMA VISHNU MAHESHWARA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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gramm Srimurali released the audio of the film Brahma Vishnu Maheshwara at Chamundeshwari Studios on Monday. The film is directed by Swaroop and produced by Harish G Shankar. The movie is co-produced by Ajay and Abhi. The film stars Anjan Dev, Sunil, Preetham, Keerthilakshmi, Aishwarya and Jeevika in lead roles. Speaking on the occasion, Srimurali said it feels like rewinding the film’s music to listen to it again and again on Youtube.

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FIRST LOOK TEASER, POSTER OF ‘NOVEMBER 27’ RELEASED
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he first look teaser and poster of ‘November 27’, a horror thriller movie was released at a function on Sunday evening in a club by actors Harsha and Deepak. The film, which is written and directed by Chandrashekar, has completed the first schedule of shoot.The film is about an incident that happens in a medical college on November 27

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ANAND LAHARI AUDIO NILDAANA
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une-based media company Vritti I Media has tied up with Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation to play Kannada film songs along with promoting the movie besides announcing the bus schedules in 110 bus stations.Company spokesperson Naveen told journalists that the bus stations will now act as Audio Nildaana for film producers, music directors, lyricists, singers

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HUCHCHA VENKAT 32, ANNOUNCES ‘PORKI HUCHCHA VENKAT
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outube sensation actor Huchcha Venkat has announced his next film titled Porki Huchcha Venkat that will start shoot next month. He told reporters that the film will have six songs written by himself which includes a song on River Cauvery.The film is a life story and a love story with sentiment, political and rowdy elements in it. The heroine for the movie is yet to be selected, he said.  Venkat said Arun is scoring the music and Chauhan is the cameraman for the new movie.Huchcha Venkat vented his ire against item numbers in Kannada cinema. He said he would like to control item numbers.Later, Venkat cut a cake to celebrate his 32nd birthday.
CHANDRIKA’ RELEASING ON SEPT 24
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handrika, a bilingual horror thriller film made in Kannada and Telugu will release on September 24 and September 25 respectively. The film stars Jayaram Karthik, Kamna Jethmalani, Srimukhi and Chandrakala Mohan among others. Chandrika is directed by Yogesh and produced by V Asha. Director Yogesh told journalists on Saturday that the movie is based on his mentor Sajid Qureshi’s story. The film is about student-teacher bonding and husband and wife relationship.

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ATHIRATHA STARTS ROLLING
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thiratha, a new Kannada film was launched on Saturday with the same team that made Goolihatti. Pavansurya and Tejaswini who were successfully paired in Goolihatti are working together in Athiratha. The film is produced by Bhuvan Chandrakanth and co-produced by Mahesh C N. Shashank Raj is the executive producer and R V Nageshwar Rao is the cameraman. Rajesh Ramanath is scoring the music. Muthuram is the director. Producer Chandrakanth said he was inspired by Pavan’s first film Goolihatti to produce the film. The producer who is into chit fund business plans to invest about Rs 2 crore on producing the movie.

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MR AIRAVATHA GETS U/A CERTIFICATE, TO RELEASE ON OCT 1
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arshan-starrer Mr Airavatha has got a U/A certificate from the censors with one cut and two mutes and is all set to hit the theatres on October 1.Producer Sandesh Nagaraj told journalists on Saturday night that Mr Airavatha will release in 350 theatres across Karnataka, 30 theatres outside Karnataka and about 42 centres overseas. He said the film has lived up to its name and is probably one of the highest big budget films in Kannada cinema without disclosing the figures. He said all the other areas for distribution had been sold and that the producer has made a modest profit.

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LUV U ALIA IS RICH AND ENTERTAINING
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ndrajit Lankesh has chosen to not only make a romantic film with Luv U Alia but also a film that is a strong family-oriented film. The film has romance and is also a family drama.Marriage broker and breaker Chandan falls in love with an air hostess played by Sangeeta Chauhan and even manages to win her love. But, the girl doesn’t believe in the institution as her parents are estranged. 

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RATNAJA’S ‘PREETHIYALLI SAHAJA’ COMPLETES SHOOT
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atnaja’s forthcoming directorial film ‘Preethiyalli Sahaja’ has just completed its shoot with the picturisation of its last song. The song was shot for four days in Mirzana Fort at Kumta, Honnavara beach and at the Sharavathi backwaters in Sagar taluk. The film completed its shoot in the presence of Sigandoor Chowdeshwari Temple in Sagar. The song was picturised on Surya and Aqsa Bhatt and it was choreographed by Kalai.

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PARIMALA JAGGESH TURNS RADIO JOCKEY
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arimala Jaggesh, wife of Jaggesh has donned a new hat. The actor’s wife who is known for speaking fluently in English and Kannada has turned a radio jockey. Parimala who has remained away from cinema is hosting a radio programme called ‘Parichaya with Parimala’ on Radio City 91.1 every Sundays at 8 am. The programme will run from 8 am to 10 am on Sundays. Way to go for the new age grandmother! 
VISHNUVARDHAN, UPENDRA AND SHRUTHI CELEBRATE BIRTHDAYS ON FRIDAY
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ome September 18 and it is birthday for Vishnuvardhan, Upendra and Shruthi. Vishnuvardhan would have turned 65 had he been alive on Friday. Nevertheless, his fans have organized a number of events to remember the star. Blood donation camps and free medical check-ups besides mass feeding programmes have been organized to celebrate Vishnuvardhan’s birth anniversary.

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KENDASAMPIGE RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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endasampige Part II Ginimari Case is running successfully following positive media reviews and word-of-mouth publicity.The team held a get-together meet on Tuesday to thank the media and people for the encouraging response that the film has begun to get at the theatres. The film is directed by Duniya Suri and written by Surendranath. The film stars Vicky and Manvitha Harish in lead roles and is produced by Parimala Film Factory.Surendranath said he was skeptical about how people would accept the story

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ALONE’ AUDIO RELEASED
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rinagar Kitty released the audio of the film Alone at a function in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening. The film stars Nikesha Patel, Vasistha, Iniya and Simran in key roles. The film is produced by Ramalingaiah and Anant.

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GURBI FILM PREMIERED
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he film Gurbi (sparrow in Tulu) was premiered on Sunday afternoon in Bengaluru. The film runs for 110 minutes and is written, produced and directed by Krishnappa Uppur.The film is based on a real life incident that happened in 1960 and chronicles the struggle of tribals.Sanjana said Uppur has given a good film.

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BOOK ON ACTRESS KALPANA RELEASED
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eteran actor Rajesh released the book ‘Rajatha Rangada Dhruva Taare’ authored by Sridhar that turns the spotlight on Kalpana’s life and career as an actress.Rajesh said it has been 38 years since Kalpana passed away and he was in Nargonda when he heard about her death. Rajesh who has acted with her in 22 films said her character used to irritate people.

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MINCHAGI NEE BARALU AUDIO RELEASED, SHOOT OVER
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trawberry Entertainments’s maiden venture Minchagi Nee Baralu released its audio and held its first press meet on Saturday night. The film stars Diganth and Kriti Kharbanda in lead roles. The film is directed by Randeep Shantaram Mahadik of Mumbai who is also one of the three producers.

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MANA MECHIDA BANGARU SHOOT COMPLETE, AUDIO RELEASED
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ana Mechida Bangaru, a new film, has completed its shoot and the movie’s audio was released at a function in Bengaluru by MLA B Nagendra. The film has debutant Bangaru Hanumantha in the lead who is also its producer. Mana Mechida Bangaru is directed by Om Saiprakash for whom this is his 98thdirectorial film.

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KUMAR – THE SOFT SPOKEN BRAVEHEART AND FILM ENTREPRENEUR
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tarting his career as an assistant in a textile shop, producer and distributor M N Kumar went on to launch his own cinema production house Sri Lakshmi Films at the age of 30. Today, he is known as a soft spoken industry man in Kannada cinema who has built the film industry for the last 35 years.Kumar was participating in the Belli Hejje programme in Bengaluru on Friday held 5 Kannada films

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`ಕೆಂಡಸಂಪಿಗೆ'ಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮತ್ತೆ ಸೂರಿ ಶೈಲಿಯ ಘಮ!
ಯದ್ವಾತದ್ವ ಫೈಟು, ಸುಖಾಸುಮ್ಮನೆ ಬಿಲ್ಡಪ್ಪು, ಮಚ್ಚುಲಾಂಗಿನ ಆರ್ಭಟ ಮತ್ತು ರಕ್ತದ ಕೋಡಿ... ಈ ಸಿದ್ಧಸೂತ್ರಗಳಾಚೆಗೆ ದುನಿಯಾ ಸೂರಿಯ ಕೆಂಡಸಂಪಿಗೆ ಬಿರಿದು ಮುದ ನೀಡಿದೆ. ಹಾಗಂತ ಇಲ್ಲಿ ರಕ್ತವೂ ಇದೆ, ಕ್ರೈಮು, ಥ್ರಿಲ್ಲರು ಸಿನಿಮಾದುದ್ದಕ್ಕೂ ಇದೆ, ನೈಜವಾದ ಫೈಟೂಇದೆ. ಆದರೆ ಅದೆಲ್ಲದರ ನಡುವೆ ತಣ್ಣಗಿನ ಶೈಲಿ, ಕೆಂಡಸಂಪಿಗೆಯ ಚೇತೋಹಾರಿ ಘಮಲು ಮಾತ್ರವೇ ಮನಸಿಗೆ ನಾಟುತ್ತದೆ. ಕಾಯ್ಕಿಣಿಯವರ ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಬಿಟ್ಟೂ ಬಿಡದಂತೆ ಕಾಡುತ್ತವೆ.

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KENDASAMPIGE RELEASING TODAY
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endasampige Part II Ginimari Case, a romantic drama directed by Suri and written by Surendranath is releasing on September 11 across Karnataka. The film features debutants Vicky and Manvitha Harish in lead roles. The film is produced by Parimala Film Factory and V Harikrishna has composed the music.While Manvitha Harish is a RJ turned actress Vicky

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AATAGARA RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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atagara, a film produced under the Dwarakish Chitra banner collected over Rs 2 crore in its opening weekend all over Karnataka. The movie which released on the festival day of Varamahalakshmi Vrata has lived up to expectations with Goddess Lakshmi smiling on the film’s fortunes. According to reports, the first week share for the producer has crossed Rs 2 crore which is said to be the biggest opening for Chiranjeevi Sarja although he is seen in a multistarrer film.

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LOOSE MAADA YOGISH’S BROTHER DEBUTS IN ‘BHAGYARAJ’, AUDIO RELEASED
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oose Maada Yogish’s elder brother Mahesh has debuted in ‘Bhagyaraj’, a film that saw its audio release at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday. Producer K Manju released the audio CD of the film.

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Senior Kannada actor Ramakrishna's son Akshath tied the nuptial knot with Emma in Bengaluru this week. Many celebrity guests including the actor's colleagues from the industry attended the wedding to bless the newly-weds.
ERADU KANASU LAUNCHED
‘Eradu Kanasu’ a new Kannada film mounted the sets on Wednesday morning at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Ashok K B and directed by debutant Madan, an alumnus of Adarsha Film Institute. The film stars Vijay Raghavendra, Prajwal Poovaiah and Karunya Ram in lead roles.Director Madan told journalists that the film had nothing to do with Dr Rajkumar classic film that was released in 1974 except that the title was suitable for the subject. He said the film has entertainment value, comedy and action. Madan said a 42-day schedule has been drawn and the movie will be shot in locales of Mysuru, Devanahalli and Bengaluru. The film has two heroines and a hero but with an altogether different storyline.

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MUSICAL FILM NEENE BARI NEENE TO RELEASE ON SEPT 18
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eene Bari Neene, a musical love story produced by industrialist and legislator Ashok Kheny will release in about 100 theatres across Karnataka onSeptember 18. The film is directed by Deepak Thimmaiah and is written by journalist Vinayaka Bhat. Neene Bari Neene stars Anish, Deepika Kamaiah and Samyukta Hornad among others. Mano Murthy has scored the music and the popular music album of the same name that was made by him has been brought to the celluloid.

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GEETHA BANGLE STORES’ RELEASING ON SEPT 11
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eetha Bangle Stores, a film produced by Kempraj and directed by Manju Mitra will release all over Karnataka on September 11. The film is being distributed by Yogaraj Movies.Yogaraj Bhat told reporters that the movie is a pure product of madness and passion. He said the movie makes people laugh.Director B M Giriraj who has acted in the movie said Geetha Bangle Stores is a pure desi story.

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NAMAK HARAM READY TO HIT THE SCREENS ON SEPT 11
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amak Haram, a film that marks the debut of Golden Star Ganesh’s brother Krishna Mahesh and radio jockey Rapid Rashmi will release in 100 theatres across Karnataka on September 11.The film is produced by Vijay Anandkumar who is making his second film.Rapid Rashmi told journalists that she was talking about films, heroes, heroines and movies in her radio programmes and has been asking questions pertaining to all of these. But, now she will be asked questions as she is acting in a movie, Rashmi said.

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AKIRA LAUNCHES FIRST LOOK TEASER
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kira, a new Kannada film starring Anish launched its first look teaser on Monday to journalists a day after it was launched formally at a mall.Director Naveen Reddy said whoever had seen the teaser had appreciated it and praised editor Srikanth for it.Editor Srikanth said Anish’s performance, director’s work and producer’s penchant for quality had all come together. He said there’s a lot of richness in production values of the movie.

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SHIVANNA, FAMILY  THANK FANS, MEDIA AND PEOPLE FOR BLESSING NEWLY-WEDS
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hivarajkumar thanked the media, people of Karnataka and his fans on behalf of his family for showering their blessings on his daughter Dr Nirupama and son-in-law Dr Dileep who entered into wedlock last week.In a thanksgiving press meet on Saturday night, Shivarajkumar said he had not taken so much responsibility with regard to the arrangements that were required to be taken up for his daughter’s wedding. 

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COMIC HORROR FILM ‘THA’ COMPLETE
‘THA’, a comic horror film made at a modest budget of Rs 40 lakh has completed its shoot and is now getting ready for a release. The film is produced by Munirathna whose son Vinod has played a lead role in it. THA is directed by debutant Giridhar who hails from Andhra Pradesh.Giridhar told journalists on Friday that the film is about three boys. One of them is blind and the other two are deaf and dumb respectively. They live in a room together before a devil strikes them. How the three come out of trouble forms the rest of the story. 

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ಮಾಸ್ ಸೂರಿ..
ಆರ್‌ಎಕ್ಸ್‌ಸೂರಿ ಮಾಸ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕ್ಲಾಸ್ ಜನರಿಗೆ ಇಷ್ಟವಾಗುವ ಸಿನಿಮಾ. ದುನಿಯಾ ವಿಜಯ್ ಇಷ್ಟವಾಗುವುದು ಫೈಟಿಂಗ್‌್ ಕಾರಣಕ್ಕೆ. ಆರ್‌ಎಕ್ಸ್‌ಸೂರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಜಯ್ ಸೂಪರ್ ಫೈಟುಗಳು ಇಷ್ಟವಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಸಿನಿಮಾದ ಅಂಶಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಸದೇನೂ ಇಲ್ಲ ನಿಜ. ಹಾಗೆಂದು ತೆಗೆದುಹಾಕುವ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಸಹ ಇದು ಅಲ್ಲ. ಸೂರಿಯನ್ನು ಕಂಡರೆ ರೌಡಿಗಳು ಗಡಗಡ. ಇಂಥ ಸೂರಿಯನ್ನು ಮೀರಾ ಪ್ರೀತಿಸುತ್ತಾಳೆ. ರೌಡಿಯಾದ ಕಾರಣ ಈ ಪ್ರೀತಿ ಬೇಡ ಎಂದು ಸೂರಿ ನಿರಾಕರಿಸುತ್ತಾನೆ. ಆಕೆಯ ಹಠಕ್ಕೆ ಬಿದ್ದು ಸೂರಿಯನ್ನು ಪ್ರೀತಿಸುತ್ತಾಳೆ. ಇಬ್ಬರಿಗೂ ಪ್ರೀತಿ ಆಗುತ್ತದೆ.

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ಮಲೆನಾಡು ಭಾಗದಿಂದ ಬಂದ ಪ್ರತಿಭೆಗಳು ಇದೀಗಲೇ ಹಲವಾರು ರಂಗಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಮಿಂಚಿದ್ದಾರೆ, ಮಿಂಚುತ್ತಿ...
ಮಲೆನಾಡು ಭಾಗದಿಂದ ಬಂದ ಪ್ರತಿಭೆಗಳು ಇದೀಗಲೇ ಹಲವಾರು ರಂಗಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಮಿಂಚಿದ್ದಾರೆ, ಮಿಂಚುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅದಕ್ಕೆ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ರಂಗವೂ ಹೊರತಾಗಿಲ್ಲ. ಹಾಗೆ ಮಲೆನಾಡಿಂದ ಬಣ್ಣದ ಲೋಕಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದವರ ಸಾಲಿಗೆ ಈ ಮಿಂಚುಳ್ಳಿಯಂಥಾ ಹುಡುಗಿಯದ್ದು ಹೊಸಾ ಸೇರ್ಪಡೆ. ಆಕೆ ವೈಶಾಲಿ ದೀಪಕ್! ಈ ಹುಡುಗಿ ಈಗ ಡಾರ್ಲಿಂಗ್ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಹೀರೋ ಆಗಿ ನಟಿಸಿರುವ `ಚಾರ್ಲಿ' ಸಿನಿಮಾದ ನಾಯಕಿಯಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದಾಳೆ.ಯಾವುದೇ ರೀತಿಯ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಸಂಬಂಧಿ ಕೌಟುಂಭಿಕ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಗಳೂ ಇಲ್ಲದೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದಲ್ಲಿ ನೆಲೆಯೂರಲು ಪ್ರಯತ್ನಿಸುತ್ತಾ, ತಮಿಳು ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಬೇರೆ ಬೇರೆ ಭಾಷೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿಯೂ ಛಾಪು ಮೂಡಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವವರು ವೈಶಾಲಿ. ಯಾವುದೇ ನೆರಳಿಲ್ಲದೆ, ಗಾಡ್‌ಫಾದರುಗಳೂ ಇಲ್ಲದೆ ಬಣ್ಣದ ಲೋಕದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಿಂಚಲು ಸಜ್ಜಾಗಿರುವ ಈಕೆ ನೆಚ್ಚಿ ನಂಬಿರುವುದು ತನ್ನೊಳಗಿನ ನಟನಾ ಚಾತುರ್ಯವನ್ನು ಮಾತ್ರ.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR’S DAUGHTER DR NIRUPAMA WEDS CLASSMATE
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hivarajkumar’s elder daughter Dr Nirupama married her classmate Dr Dileep at the Bengaluru Palace Grounds on Monday. All roads led to Palace Grounds where the first member of the third generation in the Rajkumar household got married in what could be described as Doddamane Maduve. A huge mantapa was set up to befit different occasions. Decorations were made using flowers that were specially designed for the wedding. The colours were coordinated well and blended with the bride’s golden saree and the bridegroom’s golden panche.

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MAADA MATHU MANASI LAUNCHED
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he formal muhurta of the film Maada Mathu Manasi was held at Kanteerava Studio, Bengaluru on Monday. However, the introduction song sung by Shreya Ghoshal featuring popular anchor Anushri which was picturised even before the launch was shown to journalists at the Renukamba Preview Theatre. Maada Mathu Manasi is directed by Sathish Pradhan who made Abhinetri earlier this year and is produced by music composer Mano Murthy who is also doubling up as music director for his own production.

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CHILDREN’S FILM BAA MALEYE BAA GETS ROLLING
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hildren’s film Baa Maleye Baa based on senior journalist Nagesh Hegde’s story Kereyali Chinna Kereye Chinna was launched last Friday. The film is produced by S N Rajashekar, Dr V Narayan, Ramesh and C Venkateshaiah. T N Nagesh is directing the movie. Krish Joshi has penned the dialogues and V Manohar will be scoring the music.

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OM NAMAHA RELEASING ON SEPT 4
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m Namaha will release in about 60 theatres all over Karnataka on September 4. The film is produced by M Umesh and D S Muniveerappa. The film is directed by Vijayendra who is also playing the lead in the movie.Producer Umesh told journalists that the action-oriented film was started three years ago and was completed in phases. He said the film has made at a budget of Rs 1.5 to 1.75 crore.

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PREETHIYALLI SAHAJA AUDIO, WEBSITE LAUNCHED
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he audio of Ratnaja’s forthcoming directorial film ‘Preethiyalli Sahaja’ was released at a colourful function in Bengaluru on Saturday night. The movie’s website was also launched on the occasion by editor Suresh Urs. With one song remaining to be shot, the movie has completed its entire shoot and is revving up for a release.Music director Raviraj himself did the honours of releasing the movie’s audio.

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1ST RANK RAJU AUDIO RELEASED
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aghavendra Rajkumar released the audio of the forthcoming film 1st Rank Raju at a plush multiplex in Bengaluru on Saturday.Speaking on the occasion he said he has watched the movie in which every scene is paisa vasool. He praised the director for striking a good balance in the subject by not targeting parents, teachers and students.He said producers didn’t know a thing about movie making but they had learnt everything from scratch proving that youngsters can do it.

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ANANT NAG COMPLETES ‘THE PLAN’, MOVIE POSTER LAUNCHED
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he Plan, a new Kannada film made under the jailbreak genre has completed its shoot with Anant Nag playing the lead in the film. The movie’s poster and the motion poster were released by Anant Nag and Hindi director Sriram Raghavan at a function on Saturday. Sriram Raghavan who has directed Johnny Gadar, Agent Vinod and the recently released successful film Badlapur said he loved the poster of the Kannada film The Plan and that he was happy to meet Anant Nag.

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OCTOPUS AUDIO RELEASED, PROMO LAUNCHED
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uneeth Rajkumar released the music album of the science fiction film Octopus at a function in Bengaluru on the festive evening of Varamahalakshmi Vrata.  The film is directed by P Annaiah based on a story written by himself. The film has music by Rishal Sai and it stars Kishore, Yajna Shetty, Tilak, Ashwini, Tara, Ravindranath and Bank Janardhan among others. Octopus,

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JWALANTHAM COMPLETES SHOOT, TEASER LAUNCHED
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walantham has completed its shoot and will have its audio launch in the month of September and probably release in October or November.This was indicated by film director Ambarish at a press meet on Thursday. He said the team had spent Rs 15 lakh on erecting a set to picturise an item song that was being done by a Mumbai dancer.The team also released its second teaser and director Ambarish said the response to the first teaser was encouraging.

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YOUNG TURKS RELEASE NEW MUSICAL ALBUM ‘BIRIYANI
‘Biriyani’, a new private music album was released in Bengaluru on Thursday under the aegis of Lahari Music.Velu of Lahari Music said Lokesh who has worked with Hamsalekha and his team had invested Rs 7 lakh on bringing out the album which was difficult for them given their financial situation. Lokesh has penned the lyrics and scored the music for nine songs in the album.

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SHIVANNA INVITES MEDIA FOR DAUGHTER’S WEDDING
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hivarajkumar on Thursday extended an invite to all media personnel for his elder daughter Nirupama’s wedding which is to be held on August 31 at the Palace Grounds, Bengaluru.In an informal get-together and a brief interaction with the media, Shivanna thanked the media for extending him and his family all the support during his initial days as an actor. He personally handed over invites for his daughter’s wedding to each and every journalist who was there at the press meet.

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VIJAYAADITYA SHOOT PROGRESSING IN SECOND STAGE
Vijayaditya, a war-based historical film blended with a contemporary feel is now in its second leg of picturisation. The movie which is being made at a budget of Rs 10 crore has finished 40 days of shoot and 60 percent of graphics work. The movie is likely to take another six to eight months for completion with another 20 days of shoot pending.Debutant director Nirbhay Chakravarthy said the film Vijayaditya is a historical film without any specific timeline or period but with an imaginative storyline. He said the movie is a war story that is blended with the contemporary social life.

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ALONE’ READY FOR RELEASE, TO GO FOR CENSOR
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rilingual film Alone is all set to go for censor certification as the film has completed its shoot. The film is produced by Ananth and Ramalingaiah and directed by JKS. The film has Nikesha Patel, Vasistha and Iniya in lead roles. Simran is playing the role of a cop in a special role.Producer Ananth told reporters that there were a number of special experiences during the shoot. He said the set of a house that was erected was full of positive energy which he said gave them confidence that the movie was progressing well and will do well.

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KOLLEGAALA AUDIO RELEASED, TALKIE SHOOT COMPLETE
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ormer deputy chief minister R Ashoka launched the music album of the film Kollegala at a function in Bengaluru on Monday.Speaking at the function, R Ashoka said the title evokes some curiosity among audiences and there seems to be some imagination that goes with the title. But, he said he didn’t know what the film was all about and said the team had won half the battle in getting a good title.Ashoka said Kannada cinema should break new ground and stereotypes like Tamil and Telugu films and not chase formulas. 

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ತೆಲುಗಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಹರ್ಷ ಕುಣಿತ!
ಎ. ಹರ್ಷ ಯಾರಿಗೆ ತಾನೆ ಗೊತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ... ಕಿರುತೆರೆ ಸ್ಟೇಜ್ ಶೋಗಳಿಂದ ಆರಂಭಿಸಿ ನಂತರ ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದ ಬಹುಮುಖ್ಯ ಕೊರಿಯೋಗ್ರಾಫರ್ ಆಗಿ ಬೆಳೆದು ನಿಂತವರು. ನಂತರ ಗೆಳೆಯ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೂಲಕ ಚಿತ್ರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನವನ್ನೂ ಆರಂಭಿಸಿ, ಬಿರುಗಾಳಿ, ಭಜರಂಗಿ, ಚಿಂಗಾರಿ, ವಜ್ರಕಾಯ ಹೀಗೆ ಒಂದರ ಹಿಂದೆ ಒಂದು ಹಿಟ್ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ಕೊಟ್ಟವರು. ಸದ್ಯ ಶರಣ್ ಅಭಿನಯದ `ಮಾರುತಿ ೮೦೦’ನ ತಯಾರಿಯಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಹರ್ಷ ಶಿವರಾಜ್ ಕುಮರ್ ಅವರೊಂದಿಗೆ `ಕಪಿಚೇಷ್ಟೆ ಎನ್ನುವ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸುವುದೂ ಖಚಿತವಾಗಿದೆ. ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದಲ್ಲಿ ಬ್ಯುಸಿ ಇದ್ದಾಗಲೂ ಇನ್ನಿತರ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳಿಗೆ ನೃತ್ಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡುವ ಹರ್ಷ ಈಗ ತೆಲುಗು ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗಕ್ಕೂ ಎಂಟ್ರಿ ಕೊಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ರವಿತೇಜ ನಟಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಬೆಂಗಾಲ್ ಟೈಗರ್ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಹರ್ಷ ನೃತ್ಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ.ಹರ್ಷ ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದಲ್ಲೇ ಇಷ್ಟೊಂದು ಬ್ಯುಸಿಯಾಗಿರುವಾಗ ತೆಲುಗಿಗೂ ಹೋಗಿರುವುದು ಎಂಥವರಿಗೂ ಆಶ್ಚರ್ಯವೇ. ಅನೇಕ ಜನರಿಗೆ ಗೊತ್ತಿರಲಿಕ್ಕಿಲ್ಲ, ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಮಾತ್ರವಲ್ಲದೆ, `ಪಟಾಕ ಎಂಬ ಪಾವ್‌ಬಾಜಿ ಅಂಗಡಿಯನ್ನೂ ಇದೇ ಹರ್ಷ ನಡೆಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ! ಗಾಂಧಿಬಜಾರಿನ `ಲಂಕೇಶ್ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ' ಬಿಲ್ಡಿಂಗಿನಲ್ಲೇ ಇರುವ ಈ ಪಟಾಕಾ ಪಾವ್ ಬಾಜಿ ಬಸವನಗುಡಿಯನ್ನು ದಾಟಿ ಇಡೀ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೇ ಫೇಮಸ್ಸಾಗಿದೆ; ಹರ್ಷನ ಡ್ಯಾನ್ಸು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕವನ್ನು ಮೀರಿ ಆಂಧ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಲಗ್ಗೆಯಿಟ್ಟಂತೆ!
BUGURI’ READY TO SPIN AWAY FROM SANTOSH THEATRE?
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anesh-starrer Buguri may spin away from the main theatre Santosh if collections for the movie do not improve. This was indicated by the movie’s director M D Sridhar who is also one of the producers of the movie at a press meet on Sunday.Sridhar said the theatre rental at Santosh was working out to be expensive for the movie to make a decent profit or return a share for the producer/distributor. “Masses are not coming to see our movie in Santosh. The family audiences are not frequenting Majestic area as films are now being released in most of the localities closer to their homes.

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STREET SET AT KANTEERAVA STUDIO FOR SUDEEP’S BILINGUAL
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huge street set has been erected at the Kanteerava Studio, Bengaluru where the shoot for Sudeep’s new bilingual tentatively titled Kotigobba 2 is under way. Ace Tamil director K S Ravikumar is directing the film. Sudeep, Sadhu Kokila, Veena Sunder and a few child artistes were seen at the shoot. Soorappa Babu is producing the film that is being made in Kannada and Tamil. A permanent road set has been laid in the same location at a cost of Rs 3.9 lakh which could be used by other producers as well, according to Soorappa Babu.

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DUNIYA VIJI’S CANCER AFFLICTED FAN WATCHES ‘RX SURI
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special screening of the movie RX Suri was held for Duniya Vijay’s fan Anthony Raj at the Renukamba Preview Theatre on Friday evening. Anthony Raj is battling for life with the dreaded cancer disease and is said to be critically ill. Duniya Viji and producer of the movie K A Suresh made this possible for the cancer afflicted die-hard fan of the actor.Anthony Raj had expressed his wish to watch Duniya Viji’s film RX Suri before his death. A special screening was thus made possible a week ahead of the film’s release. A special ambulance with two nurses accompanied by Anthony’s family members attended the screening of the movie.

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MUNGARINA SANJE TO BEGIN SHOOT IN SEPT
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ungarina Sanje will begin shoot in September. The film is being produced by Dayanand Matapati who is making his second film after Mattomme Shh..! Mungarina Sanje is being directed by Wesley Brown who is also handling the camera, story and screenplay.The film stars Raghu Mukerjee and debutant Prithvi Nakshatra in lead roles.

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ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದ ಗಣ್ಯರಿಗೆ `ಉಪ್ಪಿ ೨ ಚಿತ್ರದ ವಿಶೇಷ
ಉಪೇಂದ್ರ ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ಪ್ರಿಯಾಂಕ ಉಪೇಂದ್ರ ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿರುವ ಹಾಗೂ ಉಪೇಂದ್ರ ಅವರು ಅಭಿನಯಿಸಿ, ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿರುವ `ಉಪ್ಪಿ ೨` ಚಿತ್ರದ ವಿಶೇಷ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನವನ್ನು ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದ ಗಣ್ಯರಿಗಾಗಿ ಇ.ಟಿ.ಎ ಮಾಲ್(ಬಿನ್ನಿಮಿಲ್) ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಏರ್ಪಡಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಶಿವರಾಜಕುಮಾರ್, ರಮೇಶ್‌ಅರವಿಂದ್, ಕಾಶಿನಾಥ್, ಶರಣ್, ಸಾಧುಕೋಕಿಲ, ತಿಲಕ್, ಅರುಣ್‌ಸಾಗರ್, ನಾಗಣ್ಣ, ಎಂ.ಎಸ್.ರಮೇಶ್, ವಿ.ನಾಗೇಂದ್ರಪ್ರಸಾದ್, ವಿ.ಮನೋಹರ್, ಇಂದ್ರಜಿತ್ ಲಂಕೇಶ್, ಕವಿತಾ ಲಂಕೇಶ್, ಎ.ಪಿ.ಅರ್ಜುನ್, ಸಂತೋಷ್ ಆನಂದರಾಮ್, ತೇಜಸ್ವಿನಿ, ರೂಪಿಕಾ ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಅನೇಕ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದ ಗಣ್ಯರು ಈ ವಿಶೇಷ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನದಲ್ಲಿ `ಉಪ್ಪಿ ೨` ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ವೀಕ್ಷಿಸಿದರು. ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ.

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RAGINI SAYS ‘NAANE NEXT CM’ AS MOVIE STARTS ROLLING
‘Naane Next CM’ is the name of the film that mounted the sets on Thursday in Mysuru. The film stars Ragini Dwivedi in the lead role and is all set to become first woman CM of the state in the movie. The film is directed by Mussanje Mahesh and produced by Naga Kumar of Premier Studios, Mysuru. A S Balu is co-producing the movie.Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy chairman S V Rajendra Singh Babu sounded the clapboard.

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AKIRA COMPLETES TALKIE PORTION OF SHOOT
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kira, a new Kannada film starring Anish has completed its talkie portion of shoot and will now begin dubbing for its scenes from Thursday. Shoot for four songs have been completed and two more songs are yet to be shot which will be done in Norway during September.Director Naveen Reddy who has worked under Prabhu Srinivas told journalists on Wednesday that Akira is the hero’s name which is also his pet name who is in love and one is possessive. He said the film has completed its shoot in Bengaluru and Goa. A song was shot in Annapoorna Studios of Hyderabad after spending about Rs 45 lakh on the set property.

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KANNADA FILM ‘ASTITVA’ LAUNCHED
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new Kannada film Astitva mounted the sets at the Kanteerava Studio on Wednesday. The film is being directed by Nutan Umesh. The film has Yuvaraj playing the lead in his debut film. Vishwa Cariappa who earlier produced Auto Raja with Ganesh in the lead is producing his second film in Astitva.Director Umesh who is also doing his second film told journalists that the film is about the hero going in search of his identity and the struggles that he undergoes. He said the film will be shot in Bengaluru and North Karnataka spread in two phases.

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ಆರ್ ಎಕ್ಸ್ ಸೂರಿ ಮತ್ತು ಅಭಿಮಾನಿ ಜೀವ
ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ನಟರು ತಮ್ಮ ನೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳ ಸುಖ-ಸಂತೋಷಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಭಾಗವಹಿಸುವುದ ಕಷ್ಟಸಾಧ್ಯ. ಆದರೆ ದು:ಖದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದಾಗಲಾದರೂ ನಮ್ಮ ಹೀರೋಗಳು ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳ ಕೈ ಹಿಡಿದು ಸಂತೈಸಿದ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಉದಾಹರಣೆಗಳಿವೆ. ಕೆಲ ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ ಶಿವರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ನಾನಿರುವುದೇ ನಿಮಗಾಗಿ ಅನ್ನೋ ಟೀವಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ನಡೆಸಿಕೊಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದರು. ಆಗ ಅನಾರೋಗ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದ ಅದೆಷ್ಟೋ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಳನ್ನು ಭೇಟಿಮಾಡಿ ಸಾಂತ್ವನ ನೀಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದರು. ಛಾಲೆಂಜಿಂಗ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ದರ್ಶನ್ ಸೇರಿಂದತೆ ಹೀಗೆ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳ ಕಣ್ಣೀರು ಒರಸಿದ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಹೀರೋಗಳೂ ನಮ್ಮ ನಡುವೆ ಇದ್ದಾರೆ.

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ಲೀಲೀವತಿ ಮತ್ತು ಸುದೀಪ್ ಮನೆಗೆ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ ಭೇಟಿ!
ಹೌದು. ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಲ್ ವುಡ್ ಸೆಂಚುರಿ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಶಿವರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಹಿರಿಯ ನಟಿ ಲೀಲಾವತಿ ಅವರ ಮನೆಗೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಮೊನ್ನೆ ಸೋಮವಾರ ನೆಲಮಂಗಲ ಬಳಿ ಇರುವ ಲೀಲಾವತಿ ಅವರ ಮನೆಗೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡಿದ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಹೊತ್ತು ವಿನೋದ್ ರಾಜ್ ಮತ್ತು ಲೀಲಾವತಿಯವರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕುಶಲೋಪರಿ ವಿಚಾರಿಸಿದರು. ಹಾಗೆ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ ಇದ್ದಕ್ಕಿದ್ದಹಾಗೆ ಲೀಲಾವತಿ ಅವರ ಮನೆಗೆ ಭೇಟಿನೀಡಲೂ ಒಂದು ಕಾರಣವಿದೆ. ಅದೇನೆಂದರೆ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ ತಮ್ಮಪುತ್ರಿಯ ಮದುವೆ ಆಮಂತ್ರಣ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ ನೀಡುವ ಉದ್ದೇಶದಿಂದ.

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SHH…ECHCHARIKE RELEASING ON AUG 21
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hh…Echcharike, a horror film will release in about 60 theatres though unconfirmed across Karnataka. The film is directed by Nagaraj Kandaga.Director Kandaga told reporters on Monday that the film has nothing to do with Shh that was released more than two decades ago. He said the film has got an ‘A’ certificate from the Censors. He said the film has a unique story with unusual and new sequences that will send a chill down the spines of the audiences.

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STYLE RAJA’ BEGINS SHOOT
‘Style Raja’, a new Kannada film was launched at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru on Monday morning. The film is directed by Harish and produced by Ramesh. The film stars Girish, Ranusha, Shobhraj and Chikkanna among others.Director Harish, who has worked with Arsikere Raju, told journalists that the film is about mother sentiment and is also a love story. The hero, a village boy comes to the city and the story deals with what happens in his life including his love life and the problems that he faces there.

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DRESS CODE’ READY FOR RELEASE
‘Dress Code’, a new Kannada film is readying for a release soon. The shoot for the film has been completed and the movie is now ready for release. The film is produced by Prakash R.The film is co-produced by debutant Prithvi who is also playing the main lead. The film is directed by Shivakumar Kadur, another debutant.Prithvi told reporters that the film is about what unfolds during a journey. Hema, a girl from Kukke Subramanya, who is playing the female lead said she performed a stunt sequence in the movie. Divya is making her debut and for Ashariya this is her second movie.

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GANESH’S 25TH FILM BUGURI RELEASING ON AUG 14
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uguri, Ganesh’s 25th film as leading man will release in at least 160 theatres across Karnataka on August 14. The film also marks the coming together of director M D Sridhar and the actor after giving two hits Chellata and Krishna. Now, the two are on a hat-trick with Buguri. For M D Sridhar it has been two years since his last film Bulbul released which turned out to be a big hit.

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SNEHALOKA CRICKET TOURNEY FROM AUG 16
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nehaloka Cricket Club is organizing a tennis ball tournament from August 16 at the Jayanagar National College Grounds in Bengaluru. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan told reporters on Tuesday that the tournament will start from August 16 and end on October 11. She said 16 teams will be participating in the tournament and that all the matches will be played in tennis ball at the National College Grounds in Jayanagar, Bengaluru.

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UPPI 2 RELEASING ON AUG 14
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pendra’s maiden production venture and directorial film Uppi 2 is releasing in about 500 centres worldwide on August 14. The movie is being released simultaneously in Kannada and Telugu languages.Upendra told reporters on Monday night that he had made a film for his fans. He said after the release of Upendra he saw a poster on an autorickshaw that read Uppi 2

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MALEY RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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he much-awaited and publicized film Maley starring Prem and Amulya that got released last Friday is doing good business at the box-office according to producer R Chandru.Chandru who arrived later told journalists on Monday that he was happy with the collections of his movie Maley.Prem said he had promised to give dates to Chandru during the making of Charminar. Following the success of that film, Prem said he had given free dates to the producer for the filming of Maley.

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SHAMBO MAHADEVA READY FOR RELEASE
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hambo Mahadeva, a film written and directed by Mysore Manju and produced by first timer Mysore Kumar is ready for release.Mysore Manju told journalists on Monday that the film is about belief and trust. He said faith is God and if there is no faith there is no God. He said the film is about relationship between grandson and grandfather. The grandfather writes out a will in favour of his grandson and that is when the trouble starts.

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PROs NAGENDRA, ANANTHU AND KASHINATH WIN ARYABHATTA AWARD
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enior film publicist Nagendra and PRO Ananthu besides actor-director Kashinath were among the 57 people who won the Aryabhatta Awards at a function in Bengaluru on Sunday evening.Former judge Rama Jois and Mahesh Joshi of Doordarshan were the chief guests of the 40th award function.Awards were given away to personalities from various walks of life including light music, theatre, social service and other disciplines.

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KUCHIKU KUCHIKU AUDIO RELEASED
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ate director D Rajendra Babu’s last film Kuchiku Kuchiku saw its audio release at a function in Bengaluru on Wednesday. President of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Thomas D’Souza and music director Hamsalekha did the honours.Thomas D’Souza said producers should become successful if the industry has to survive. He said people working in the industry should co-operate and work with the producers.

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MALEY RELEASING ON AUGUST 7
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aley will release in 175 theatres across Karnataka on August 7 after a long wait. Producer R Chandru who has been avoiding a clash of his film with other Kannada films to help one another has finally decided to release his movie on August 7.R Chandru told journalists that the film’s audio has been received well with two of four songs becoming popular. The film has been shot in picturesque locales of Sakleshpura and Chikkamagaluru with Sugnan (Jnana Murthy) being the cinematographer.

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JAATHRE MUSIC ALBUM RELEASED
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akshit Shetty released the music cd of the film Jaathre at a function in Bengaluru on Friday evening. The film stars Chetan Chandra and Aishwarya Nag in lead roles and is directed by Ravi Teja. The film is produced by Srikanth, Mohan Bavale and Ramaswamy.Speaking on the occasion, Rakshit Shetty said his first film was made by the same producer.

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NEHA SHETTY IS MUNGARU MALEY2 HEROINE
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eha Shetty has been signed on to play the female lead in Mungaru Maley2 that is beginning its shoot in August. She will now be playing the lead opposite Ganesh under Shashank’s direction. Neha Shetty credits the media for bagging the all important role. She says after winning the first runner-up at the Miss South India 2015 beauty pageant her photos were all over the newspapers and that is when movie directors sat up and took notice.

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MAACHI DEVA AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film Maachi Deva was released amidst fanfare on Thursday at a function in Bengaluru. Music composer Hamsalekha has tuned 14 songs for the movie that stars B C Patil, Saikumar, Charulatha, Umesh and Vijayakashi among others.Hamsalekha said he readily and happily accepted the offer to compose music for the movie.

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MUSIC OF VAMSHODDHARAKA OUT
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uneeth Rajkumar released Vamshoddharaka’s audio at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday evening. Speaking on the occasion, Puneeth said the title was good and wished the team good luck.Director Aditya Chikkanna said story should be given importance in the movie and characters according to the story should be defined and therefore who fit the characters should be taken.

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KANNADA ANIMATION FILM ‘SHIRDI SRI SAI BABA’ RELEASING ON JULY 31
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hirdi Sri Sai Baba, an animation film in Kannada will have a commercial release on July 31. The film is about Sri Shirdi Sai Baba and his miracles.The animation which has been made on 2k resolution on 2D has been produced by Mediateck Solutions Pvt Ltd. The film has been directed by M R Balakrishna. More than 50 people have worked on bringing out the animation film.

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LODDE NOW WANTS THEATRE CONFIRMED FOR RELEASE
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odde, a film dedicated to the memory of actor late Vishnuvardhan, starring Komal, is readying for a release on July 31. However, the team is in a bind as the main theatre in Bengaluru that had agreed to release the movie is playing hide-and-seek on giving a confirmation.Director S V Suresh Raj told reporters on Monday that he is torn between his commitment to his producer Manjunath and his friend Bhandary whose film RangiTaranga is being screened in the theatre where Lodde is seeking a release.

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RAM GOPAL VERMA RELEASES MUSIC OF BETHANGERE
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enowned director Ram Gopal Verma released the audio of Kannada film Bethangere at a function in Bengaluru on Monday night.Addressing the audiences, he said he believed in realistic cinema as much as he loved real life characters right from the time he made Shiva. He said he hoped that Bethangere will live up to the expectations of being a realistic cinema.

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MATTE BANDA VEERAPPAN STARTS ROLLING
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atte Banda Veerappan, a film with an imaginative plot mounted the sets on Monday at the Kanteerava Studio. The film is directed by N Omkar Purushottam and is produced by Annappa who is also playing the role of Veerappan in the movie. The film stars Suman, Deepa Gowda, Mukhyamantri Chandru and Tabala Nani among others.Purushottam told journalists that the film will have unusually four item songs and another song.

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SRUJAN LOKESH STARRER SAPNON KI RANI RELEASING ON JULY 31
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apnon Ki Rani, a film that stars Srujan Lokesh and Aishwarya in the lead will release in about 60 theatres across Karnataka on July 31.The film is directed by Arun and Prasad and is also produced by them along with Rajanna. Ramesh is distributing the film.Director Arun told reporters that both himself and Prasad had directed the movie as both of them got involved in the cinema making. He said there is a dream girl for every guy as much as it is the same for the girls. 

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AUDIO OF SURI’S ‘KENDASAMPIGE’ RELEASED
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he audio of Suri’s forthcoming film Kendasampige containing four songs was released at a function in Bengaluru on Sunday evening.Ravichandran who was the chief guest for the function said Suri was blessed

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GANGARAJU IS SOUTH INDIAN FILM CHAMBER PREZ, VIJAY KUMAR TO FOLLOW
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ormer Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce president H D Gangaraju is now president of South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce. He was unanimously elected president of the cinema body on Friday. After assuming office, Gangaraju called on veteran actors of Tamil cinema (and renowned south Indian stars) Rajinikanth and Kamal Hassan in Chennai and felicitated both of them by presenting them with a shawl.Following stiff contest between H D Gangaraju and another former president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Vijay Kumar, 

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MUDDU MANASE RELEASE PUT OFF, MALEY TAKES OVER
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hat started off as a press meet to announce the formal release date of Muddu Manase turned out to be Maley’s day. Yes, the press meet on Saturday which started more than a hour late turned out to be just the medicine that the team of Maley wanted.Producer and distributor Kanakapura Srinivas who is overseeing the release of both the films Muddu Manase and Maley as a distributor told journalists that R Chandru’s film Maley

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TULU FILM MADIPU TO BEGIN SHOOT IN AUGUST
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ulu film Madipu will begin shoot in August and will be directed by Chetan Mundade. The film is being produced by Hemanth Suvarna.Announcing this at a press meet on Saturday, Mundade said the film will have a real incident that will run parallel to the main story. The film turns the spotlight on paranormal yet cultural and religious activities of a community in Dakshina Kannada district. He said he had worked for one-and-a-half years to conceptualise the film as he had a few roles in real life.

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TEAM SHANKARNAG LAUNCHES TEASER OF KAURYA, SHOOT IN AUG
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eam Shankarnag on Saturday launched the teaser of their first production in Kannada titled Kaurya. Kaurya is an amalgamation of Kannada and Russian words which means unknown dacoity when read together.Director Anil Rajappa told journalists that the film Kaurya will begin shoot in August with Naveen Thirthahalli playing the lead.

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LUV U ALIA SHOOT COMPLETE WITH SUNNY LEONE, SRUJAN DANCE
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unny Leone and Srujan Lokesh finished three days of their four-day song and dance shoot together on Thursday. With Friday’s portion of the song remaining to be shot Indrajit Lankesh’s Luv U Alia will complete its shoot.Addressing a press meet at a plush pub in Bengaluru where the song shoot took place director Indrajit Lankesh said the lone song pending shoot has been picturised glamourously.

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MUTT HEADS RELEASE MUSIC ALBUM OF SRI SAI
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eads of four mutts came together on one dais to release the music album of the social and devotional film Sri Sai at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday.Sri Nirmalananda Swamiji of Sri Adichunchanagiri Mutt, Sri Mokshapati Swamiji of Sri Murugarajendra Mutt, Anand Guruji, Subramanya Sastry of Muktanaga

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M D KOWSHIK’S BEECHI GEECHIDA RAHASYA MOUNTS THE SETS
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ctor, director and producer M D Kowshik has quietly started production work on his latest film Beechi Geechida Rahasya in Bengaluru on Monday.The film is based on well-known Kannada litterateur Beechi’s work of the same name. The film marks the return of Charan Raj after a gap. The film also stars debutants Randhir and Chitra besides Sunder Raj, Dingri Nagaraj, Chetan Raj and Nayana Krishna among others.

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CHARAN RAJ RETURNS TO KANNADA CINEMA AFTER GAP
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haran Raj has returned to Kannada cinema after a gap. He has been signed up to play the role of a cop and a sincere father in M D Kowshik’s film Beechi Geechida Rahasya.Charan Raj said he got a call from M D Kowshik some time back. He said he knew Kowshik whom he considers a close friend since the time Kowshik worked as an assistant director to Joe Simon. Charan Raj said he had worked with Kowshik in Odeda Haalu some years back.

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AATAGARA READY FOR RELEASE
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atagara, the 49th film made under the Dwarakish Chitra banner is readying for a early release. The film is directed by K M Chaitanya and is produced by Yogi Dwarakish.Dwarakish who is playing a role in the film said after seeing Chaitanya’s work in Aa Dinagalu he desired to have him direct a film for their production. He said he was no longer sharp in his instincts and acting abilities as before. Rohit Padaki debuts as a writer and lyricist. He has also acted in the film. He told reporters that the film mirrors the trials and tribulations of a common man.

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BULLET BASYA TO HIT THE SCREENS ON JULY 24
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ullet Basya will hit the screens on July 24 across Karnataka. The film stars Sharan and Haripriya in lead roles with Jayathirtha wielding the megaphone. The film is produced by Jayanna and Bhogendra. The film is scripted by Sharan himself.Addressing a press meet on Saturday, Sharan said he had worked on the script of the film for eight to nine months and now the film is ready for delivery in its ninth month on July 24.Sharan said he was doubtful if he could present comedy in a different avatar but producer Jayanna okayed the script and gave the green signal in a jiffy.

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AUDIO OF UPPI 2 RELEASED
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pendra’s much-awaited directorial venture Uppi 2 had its audio release at the Ruppis Resort in outskirts of Bengaluru on Friday amidst fanfare and hype. The music album of the movie has been directly released to stores.Uppi 2 has been produced by Priyanka Upendra under their home banner for the first time. Gurukiran has composed the music for Uppi 2 which has five songs. Upendra is directing a film after five years and after the success of Super. However, this time, he is directing a film for his home banner which is producing its first film.

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SHARP SHOOTER READY FOR RELEASE, TRAILER OUT
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harp Shooter is readying for a release by the end of August. The movie which started its production work last year has now completed its shoot and post-production work is under progress. The film is written and directed by Ghouse Peer and produced by Balasubramanium and Srinivas.The film stars Diganth, Sangeetha, Lakshmi, Sudha Rani, Chikkanna, Achyuth Kumar, Satyajit and Mitra among others.

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POSTERS AND TRAILERS FOR TWO SONGS OF BULLET RANI OUT
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he team of Bullet Rani, a bilingual action film made in Kannada and Telugu, has released a trailer of its two songs and details of all the songs that exist in the movie. The film which is produced by M S Yousuf and directed by Sajid Qureshi has Priyanka Kothari in the lead title role. The film has Avinash and Ashish Vidyarthi among others in the cast. Priyanka Kothari plays a tough cop in the movie and the film carries a caption ‘no judgement only punishment’.

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BILLA GETS U/A, UPPI RELEASES MUSIC ALBUM
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pendra released the music album of the film Billa at a simple function held in Bengaluru recently. The film has also got a U/A certificate from the censor board. The film is ready for release and may release in August.The film Billa has been produced and directed by late Ram Narayan. Shyam is the cinematographer and Sriram has composed the music. Dwarki Raghav has penned the dialogues and lyrics.The film stars Krishna Dev, Anjana, Shravanth, Ameer, Jaijagadish, Sudha Rani, Bhavya, Ashok, Ramesh Bhat, Ravindranath, Nakul and Padmaja Rao among others.
KARNATAKA FILM CHAMBER HOSTS IFTAR
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he office-bearers of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce hosted an iftar party ahead of Ramzan festival at the chamber premises on Wednesday evening. Ba Ma Harish, H D Gangaraju and a host of producers, distributors and exhibitors attended the party to celebrate the occasion. A number of Muslim producers and members of the film chamber attended the party. Sa Ra Govindu, Ba Ma Harish and H D Gangaraju were among those who were present and dressed in traditional Muslim attire with caps on their heads. Fruits and drinking water were provided to those who had to break the fast in the evening.
MUSIC OF ‘ARJUNA’ OUT
‘Arjuna’ starring Devaraj, Prajwal and Bhamaa had its audio launch on Tuesday. The movie has just one song which has been scored by Arjun Janya.The song has been sung by Chinmay and written by Kaviraj.Arjun Janya said Arjuna is not his story and that it is a differently made thriller love story that has a Hollywood style narration. He said Prajwal and Devaraj had acted well. He said director P C Shekar is a good technician who is a pleasure to work with.Lyricist Kaviraj said the director helped him in writing the lyrics.

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CROWD FUNDED FILM TO START IN ‘60 DAYS’
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nother crowd funded film ‘60 Days’ will begin shoot in roughly around the same period. Yes, the film 60 Days will begin shoot fromSeptember 15 with 10 investors on board now.Debutant director Avinash Jain told journalists that the film is an attempt to dissuade people from committing suicide. Gururaj Desai has written the dialogues and screenplay for the film.

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RATHNAJA BACK WITH PREETHIYALLI SAHAJA
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irector Rathnaja who made Nenapirali is back with Preethiyalli Sahaja after a long gap. The film is a three generation story starring Devaraj and Suhasini. The film also stars debutant Surya (a television artiste) and Raghu Mukerjee as sons of the senior actors who are acting as a couple. The film also stars debutant Aksa, a girl of Kashmir descent.

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ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಲ್​ವುಡ್​ ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟ್​ ಲೀಗ್​
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಮತ್ತು ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟ್​ ಪ್ರೇಮಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಸಿಹಿ ಸುದ್ದಿ. ಇದು ತೆರೆ ಮೇಲೆ ನೋಡೋ ರೀಲ್​ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಅಲ್ಲ, ಮೈದಾನದಲ್ಲಿ ಕಣ್ಣ ಮುಂದೆ ನಡೆಯೋ ರಿಯಲ್​ ಸಿನಿಮಾ. ಹೌದು, ನಿಮ್ಮ ಅಚ್ಚುಮೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಸ್ಟಾರ್​ಗಳು ಮೈದಾನಕ್ಕಿಳಿದು ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟ್​ ಆಡುವುದನ್ನು ಕಣ್ತುಂಬಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಸುವರ್ಣಾವಕಾಶ. ಮುಂಬೈ ಮೂಲದ ಲೆಜೆಂಡರಿ ಎಂಟರ್​ಟೈನ್ಮೆಂಟ್​ ಪ್ರೈವೇಟ್​ ಲಿಮಿಟೆಡ್​ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆ ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಲ್​ವುಡ್​ಅನ್ನು ಮೈದಾನಕ್ಕಿಳಿಸುವ ಮೂಲಕ ಸ್ಟಾರ್​ಗಳನ್ನು ಒಂದೇ ವೇದಿಕೆ ಮೇಲೆ ತರುವ ನೂತನ ಸಾಹಸಕ್ಕೆ ಕೈಹಾಕಿದೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕೆ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಸೂಪರ್​ಸ್ಟಾರ್​ಗಳೂ ಸಾಥ್​ ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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MUSIC OF BHALE JODI OUT
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usic composer Gurukiran released the music album of the film Bhale Jodi on Monday night at a function in Bengaluru.Speaking on the occasion, Gurukiran lamented that audio rights for a film had declined drastically in recent times which was alarming.The film is directed by Sadhu Kokila and it stars Sumanth Shailendra, Shanvi Srivastava, Haripriya and Harshika Poonacha.

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MALEY RELEASING ON JULY 24
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aley which stars Prem and Amulya will release on July 24 across 125 theatres in Karnataka. The film is being distributed by Kanakapura Srinivas and has been awarded a U/A certificate.Addressing a press meet on Monday, director Tejas said Taj Mahal had released on July 24 which had turned out to be a hit and added that the team wanted to cash in on the same sentiment to release the film on the date.

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TEASER OF RAMGOPAL VERMA’S SHIVANNA STARRER KILLING VEERAPPAN OUT
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amgopal Verma released a teaser of his forthcoming film Killing Veerappan at the Santosh theatre in Bengaluru on Sunday evening. The film stars Shivarajkumar in the lead and has Yajna Shetty, Parul Yadav among others in the cast. As promised by the director that the movie’s teaser will be out on Shivanna’s birthday, Ramgopal Verma stuck to his word.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR TURNS 53
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hivarajkumar turned 53 on Sunday amidst fanfare. The birthday celebrations of the century star began at the stroke of midnight when hundreds of fans assembled at his Nagawara residence to wish their hero. Police had to resort to a mild lathicharge to control the crowd even at midnight as fans thronged the hattrick hero’s residence to cut a cake and spend a few moments with the actor on his birthday. Crowds even went berserk at the actor’s residence as they tried to break the security cordon.

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MANE TUMBA BARI JAMBA READY FOR RELEASE
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ane Tumba Bari Jamba, an unusual colloquial title for a Kannada movie is ready for release later this month. The film is produced by Kumar which is based on his own story.Addressing a press meet on Saturday, producer Kumar said the film is a family entertainer. He said though the title is comical the film talks about how people should and shouldn’t conduct themselves. The film, which is made at a budget of Rs 1.5 crore, has five songs which are composed by Sai Gurunath.

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MUSIC OF PARAPANCHA OUT IN THE MARKET
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uniya Viji released the music of Parapancha (starring Diganth and Ragini) at an audio release function in Bengaluru on Saturday.Speaking on the occasion, Viji said a doctor had become an actor and a theatre owner had become a producer referring to both producers. But, he said Yogaraj Bhat is not a Baburayana Koppala as he is encouraging newcomers. Viji said Bhat’s songs are like slow poison that catches on with people and sometimes begins to haunt them.

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MULTIPLEXES SHOWING STEP-MOTHERLY TREATMENT TO KANNADA FILMS
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he team of Rangitaranga, a film that released last Friday, has alleged that multiplexes in Bengaluru and Mysuru are meting out a step-motherly treatment to their film following the impending release of blockbuster film Bahubali.

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SAIPRAKASH 62
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eteran director Saiprakash turned 62 on Wednesday. On the occasion several people joined hands and took part in various health awareness camps. Around 750 people participated in all the programmes put together. A blood donation camp was held where 47 people voluntarily donated blood. About 125 of them got their eyes tested, another 45 got their dental health checked and about 250 of them got themselves

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MUSIC ALBUM OF MUMTAJ RELEASED
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he music album of Mumtaj was released in Bengaluru on Wednesday evening at a function. The film stars Dharma Keerthiraj and Sharmiela Mandre in lead roles. The film is directed by debutant Murali Raghava.Speaking at the function, Dharma Keerthiraj who also celebrated his birthday on Wednesday said he was acting in a movie after three years. He said he had done horseriding

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GOOLIHATTI PRODUCER BHARGAV WILL TURN HERO IN ODDOLAGA
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oolihatti producer Bhargav will start work on his new film Oddolaga which will see him acting in a dual role. Bhargav who has donned the role of a cop in the movie Goolihatti will be acting in a full-fledged dual role in Oddolaga that is set to be made in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu.Bhargav said Oddolaga will be a travel story that spans generations from olden days to the twitter generation. He says that will be launched soon will be a mythological subject. 

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MUSIC OF FILM ‘7’ RELEASED
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or the first time the cast and crew of a film running in theatres joined hands with an upcoming film to launch the music of the latter. Yes, the team of Ganapa (a film that is currently running well at the box-office) was in full attendance to launch the music of forthcoming film 7 at a function held in Bengaluru on Monday evening.

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GOOLIHATTI NETS MORE THAN RS 1 CRORE IN FIRST WEEK RUN
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he film Goolihatti has collected more than Rs 1 crore in the first week of its run and has entered the second week on a positive note. This was disclosed by producer of the movie Bhargav at a press meet in Bengaluru on Friday.Bhargav said he hoped that the film will continue to go strong while thanking the media and people for patronizing their film.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF ‘RED ALERT’ OUT 
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he music album of the Kannada version of multilingual south Indian film Red Alert was unveiled by composer Gurukiran at a function on Friday evening in Bengaluru.Speaking on the occasion, Gurukiran said it is heartening to note that outside producers are interested in making Kannada films which augurs well for the Kannada cinema industry.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF GANESH STARRER ‘BUGURI’ RELEASED
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illed as Ganesh’s 25th film as hero, Buguri saw the release of its music album at a function in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Visually impaired children did the honours of releasing the film’s music to the market under the aegis of Anand Audio.Buguri is directed by M D Sridhar who has also turned producer with this movie. Speaking on the occasion, Sridhar said music director Nicky J had composed good music in Jolly Days and hence he chose the same person to score music for Buguri.

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TRAILER OF PRAJWAL DEVARAJ’S FILM ‘ARJUNA’ OUT
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olden Star Ganesh released the trailer of Prajwal Devaraj’s forthcoming film Arjuna at Inox Mantri Square in Malleswaram, Bengaluru on Tuesday.Speaking on the occasion, Ganesh said he had acted with Devaraj in Chellata and his son Prajwal is a friend who called him everytime a film of his released.Arjuna is directed by P C Shekar and produced by Ramesh and Muthuraj.

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RING ROAD ALL SET TO RELEASE IN JULY
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ing Road Shubha which became Ring Road Suma is now just titled Ring Road after Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce raised objection to the title. Ring Road is the first film to be made by an all-women crew.Addressing a hurriedly summoned press meet on Tuesday, Rekha Rani writer of the movie said the movie Ring Road will release in July with a caption ‘Sumala Kathe’.

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RANGITARANGA RELEASING ON JULY 3
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angitaranga will release in about 50 theatres across Karnataka on July 3, its director Anup Bhandari told reporters on Tuesday.Bhandari said the response to the film’s trailer and songs had been good on Youtube. He said going by the audiences response and feedback they were waiting for the film’s release. Bhandari praised the gesture of Yash, Rakshit Shetty and Srimurali for expressing their support to the film.Anup Bhandari said he had written the songs while writing the story itself.

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GANAPA LIKELY TO COLLECT 2.5 CRORE IN FIRST WEEK
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anapa, which got released last week is likely to collect Rs 2.5 crore in the first week of its release. This was disclosed by producers Paramesh and Prem at a press meet in Bengaluru on Monday.Paramesh said the film has been in the making for two years and has been waiting for a release for a long time. He said they had produced six films and Ganapa is their seventh film. He said he was glad that Ganapa will turn out to be the first hit.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF DEAL RELEASED
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roducer B K Srinivas released the music album of Deal in Bengaluru on Monday which has two songs composed by Veer Samarth.Srinivas said it is unfortunate that producers who had been earlier hailed by Rajkumar as providers are now themselves poor and are no longer providers.The film is produced by Nandisha Reddy and Lokesh and directed by Vijay Tamannah.

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PORKI HUCHCHA VENKAT’S TRAILER LAUNCHED
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uchcha Venkat launched the trailer of his latest film Porki Huchcha Venkat on Monday.Addressing journalists he said Porki Huchcha Venkat is an account of his life story which dwells into various aspects of his life. He said the film will have elements of politics, mother sentiment, rowdyism and his love life.Venkat who takes pride in calling himself Huchcha Venkat said even his mother addressed him as a Porki and added that in future whichever he does take up it will carry the title Huchcha Venkat.Venkat said his film Porki Huchcha Venkat was progressing well. He however did not disclose other details of the film including his female lead.He said his next film will be based on his journey to Mumbai and the entry of a girl Kaveri in his life.  
KANNADA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AWARDS 2015
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aurian, an event management company is organizing its third Kannada International Music Awards in August 2015. Awards will be given away in more than 20 categories for which nominees will be announced on facebook on July 1.Lokesh, organizer of KIMA 2015 told reporters on Monday that the voting for public will open on July 3.

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SHORT FILM ANADYANTHA EXHIBITED
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fter the short film Aham Brahmasmi was shown recently, yet another short film Anaadyantha was shown to journalists on Saturday. The 30-minute film is directed by Balu that carries a tagline ‘no beginning no ending’. The word Anaadyantha, a Sanskrit word is about love, friendship and deceit that is part of everyone’s lives.

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LODDE GETS U/A CERTIFICATE, WINS PRAISE FROM CENSORS
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odde, a film that is dedicated to Dr Vishnuvardhan has got a U/A certificate from the Censor Board. The film that stars Komal in the lead came in for some special praise from the Censor Board officer Nagendra Swamy it is learnt.It is learnt that two songs of the film have been appreciated and it is also for the first time that a film that stars Komal in the lead has won appreciation from the Censor officers. 

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AARAMBHA RELEASING ON JULY 3
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arambha, a film that has taken three years for completion will release on July 3. The film is produced by Ganesh V Nagenahalli and directed by Abhi Hanakere. The film stars Mithun Prakash and Abhirami in lead roles.Director Abhi Hanakere told journalists that he has based the story of the film on his experience as a lecturer in an engineering college. He said a common man is under

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SRUJAN LOKESH TO DANCE WITH SUNNY LEONE
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rujan Lokesh will dance with Sunny Leone for the special song Kamakshi Kannalle in Indrajit Lankesh’s film Love U Alia. The song will be picturised for four days from July 21.Indrajit Lankesh told reporters that the proposal to have Srujan on board in the song came as a birthday gift to the latter who celebrated his birthday on the sets of Maja Talkies.

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KANASU READYING FOR RELEASE ON JULY 24
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anasu, a children’s film with a environmental message is readying for a release on July 24. The film is produced by Ghanasiri Kiran Kumar and Tamanna Shetty. Santosh Shetty Katilu has written the story and screenplay besides directing the film.Director Katilu told journalists that the film is about poor and rich children clashing against one another who are living in their respective colonies. The children insult one another but join later for an environmental cause.

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PREETHIYINDA RELEASING ON JULY 3
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reethinda, a love story directed by debutant Raju Halaguru will release in the first week of July across Karnataka. The film stars Rakesh Adiga, Sonia Gowda, Avinash, Girija Lokesh, Ramesh Bhat, Neenasam Aswath and Lakshmi Chandrashekar among others.Raju Halaguru who has written and directed the film told journalists on Tuesday that the story involves a place which is a hill that does not spell success for young lovers. Hero and the heroine meet at the place and the story is about whether their love story is a success or a failure.

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DVD OF SHORT FILM ‘SHIVAJI’ RELEASED
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ational award winner Sanchari Vijay and actor Pratap Narayan released the DVD of the short film Shivaji on Monday. The 90-minute short film Shivaji is directed by Arjun Subramanya that stars the director himself along with Sanjana Prakash and debutants Vivek and Srikanth Vasistha.Director Arjun Subramanya who has also produced the film said Shivaji is a crusade against corruption with a message that corruption cannot be eradicated.

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RAMGOPAL VERMA’S ‘KILLING VEERAPPAN’ LAUNCHED
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amgopal Verma’s much talked about film ‘Killing Veerappan’ was launched amidst fanfare at a colourful function in a plush Bengaluru hotel on Saturday evening.The film which will be made in four languages – Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi – will start its shoot on June 21.Ramgopal Verma said the film is based on real life incidents that led to the death of Veerappan. He said the film will have no reference to Rajkumar abduction episode adding that the film will relive the events one year prior to the forest brigand’s death.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF ROCKET RELEASED
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irector Yogaraj Bhat released the music album of the film Rocket at the newly opened Cinepolis Multiplex in Binnypet, Bengaluru on Saturday.Speaking after releasing the film’s music album, Yogaraj Bhat said Neenasam Satish is blessed with a blend of intelligence and innocence and is also talented as an actor. Bhat said Satish’s strength lies in his eyes and voice.

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GOOLIHATTI RELEASING ON JUNE 26
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oolihatti will release on June 26 in about 100 theatres across Karnataka. The film which is produced by Bhargava is directed by Shashank Raj. As part of publicity campaign ahead of the film’s release, key chains, t-shirts and booklets were released before the media.

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NITHYA JOTHE SATHYA SETS ROLLING
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ithya Jothe Sathya, a psychological romantic thriller began its shoot on Friday with Tejaswini and Manish in lead roles and supported by Devaraj. Nagendra Prasad who has made two Telugu films is directing this bilingual movie (Kannada and Telugu). Manish who has acted in three Telugu films plays Sathya, a stylish character in the movie.

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TALE BACHKOLI POWDER HAAKOLI MOUNTS THE SETS
‘Tale Bachkoli Powder Haakoli’ a new film mounted the sets on Monday in Bengaluru that stars Nikitha Thukral, Vikram Arya and Chikkanna in lead roles. The film is directed by A Venugopal.Director Venugopal told journalists that the title is suitable for the story as much as it is catchy because of its popularity originating from a song. He said the film is a comedy that runs around five characters and the story happens when people are about to end their lives. 

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ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
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he fifth anniversary of Karnataka Assistant and Associate Directors Association was held in Bengaluru on Sunday.Inaugurating the meet, director Nagathihalli Chandrashekar said no cinema activity was possible without an associate or an assistant director. He called upon such technicians to improve their knowledge technically and creatively so that they could become directors. An associate director should work hard and also have the smartness to narrate a story to the producer.

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LOVE U ALIA’S MUSIC RELEASED ON SRUJAN’S TV REALITY SHOW
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usic album of the film Love U Alia that stars V Ravichandran and Bhumika Chawla in lead roles was released by Ravichandran himself in the Kanteerava Studio environs and on the sets of reality show Maja Talkies on Saturday.Ravichandran said he was releasing the music audio of the film but not even a single song was picturised on him in the movie. He also praised the director Indrajit Lankesh for being a sport always and in keeping himself happy and laughing.

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1ST RANK RAJU’ COMPLETES SHOOT
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ST Rank Raju, a college based subject has completed its shoot under the direction of debutant Naresh Kumar. The film stars newbies Gurunandan, Apoorva and Tanishka Kapoor.Addressing reporters, director Naresh Kumar said the film is a college-based subject with Raju as the protagonist (played by Gurunandan) being a bookworm and a textbook person with no or little common sense that is required to live in the world.

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SUPARI SURYA COMPLETES SHOOT, POSTERS RELEASED
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upari Surya, a new Kannada film directed by R Raghuraj starring debutant Viraat and Madhurima Banerjee has completed its shoot. The posters of the film were unveiled by Ragini Dwivedi at a function on Saturday night in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Chamundi Chandru.Speaking at the function producer Chandru said he was waiting to make a film for a long time. He said he knew a lot of well-known people in the industry

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DHRUVA SARJA, RACHITA RAM TEAM UP FOR BARJARI
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hruva Sarja and Rachita Ram have teamed up for Barjari that was launched on Friday. The film is being directed by Chetan Kumar who made Bahaddur and is produced by R Srinivas and K P Srikanth.Director Chetan said the film begins as a journey of sorts and will be shot for 90 days in Bengaluru, Mysuru, Bagalkot, Chamarajanagar and Hubballi. He said the film will be a commercial entertainer with Harikrishna scoring the music.

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MLA CHELUVARAYASWAMY’S SON MAKES BOW INTO CINEMA
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egislator Cheluvarayaswamy’s son Sachin made a bow into cinema with a new film titled ‘Happy Birthday’ that mounted the sets on Friday in Bengaluru.Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda wished his party legislator’s son and H D Kumaraswamy switched on the camera with Yash and Upendra giving their best wishes to the new actor.

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MLA REVANNA LAUNCHES SON’S CAREER AS AN ACTOR
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egislator H M Revanna’s son Anup also made his debut as an actor with Lakshmana, a film that is being directed by R Chandru. Incidentally, Revanna himself is producing the film to launch his son’s career as an actor.Revanna said his son expressed his desire to become an actor and thus he thought it was his duty as a parent to fulfil his son’s wish. He said he knew R Chandru well and chose him to direct his son’s first film.

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RANNA ENTANGLED IN CONTROVERSY
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udeep starrer Ranna which opened last week to a thunderous response has landed in trouble within a week of its run. Producer M Chandrashekar has now come forward to claim that he is the distributor of the film. Sri Gokul Films had bought the distribution rights of the film for a sum of Rs 12.5 crore from the producer.Producer Chandrashekar has claimed through the release of some ads in newspapers that he is the distributor of the film. 

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MUNGARU MALE 2 LAUNCHED
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ungaru Male’2 mounted the sets on Thursday in the early morning. A pooja was conducted at the Ganesha Temple in Rajajinagar, Bengaluru. E Krishnappa who produced Mungaru Male sounded the clapboard. Prakash Shetty, owner of Goldfinch Hotel switched on the camera. Shashank is directing the movie for producer Gangadhar. Arjun Janya has scored the music and Ganesh is playing the male lead. Shoot for the film will begin in the last week of July. The team has now left on finding suitable locales for the movie. The heroine of the movie is also yet to be selected.
SHURUVAGIDE’ TRULY STARTS ROLLING
‘Shuruvagide’, a new Kannada film started rolling on Thursday morning with newcomers and debutant director Srikanth.The film stars Deepak Jayaram, Sowmya and Madhuri in lead roles with Kalyan penning the lyrics and scoring the music. Shivashankar is the producer.Director Srikanth told journalists that a man has ambitions and goals subconsciously but is unaware of them. He realizes that he has goals and that is when the story of the film begins, the director said.

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RAAJARU’ COMMENCES SHOOT
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et another movie Raajaru began its shoot on Thursday in Bengaluru under the direction of Girish Mulimani. The film is produced by M Murthy, T Shivakumar and H Ramesh.Director Girish, once an associate of Sudeep and Nagendra Urs said the film is about every individual who thinks he is a king unto himself.He said the film has four male leads who think of themselves as kings. Niranjan of Case no 18/9

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HDK ANNOUNCES COMEBACK INTO FILMS, LAUNCHES SON AS ACTOR
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ormer chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday formally announced his comeback into film production after a gap of 13 years with the film titled Jaguar and also launched his son Nikhil Gowda as an actor.Speaking to journalists on the lawns of a plush hotel in Bengaluru, Kumaraswamy said when his son expressed his desire to become a film star he became happy and thus this effort to come back into film production.

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ONE TIME’ COMPLETES SHOOT, VETERAN DIRECTORS ACT
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he film ‘One Time’ has completed its 45-day shoot with as many as 15 directors donning the greasepaint together in a film in different capacities as actors.The film is directed by debutant Raj and it stars newbie Tejas and Neha Saxena in lead roles. The film is produced by Dioxe Entertainment.A few directors attended the press meet to share their experience of acting. Veteran director S K Bhagawan said acting in the movie One Time was a memorable experience especially with the youngsters. He said the enthusiasm and the interest that the young director showed in the shoot reminded him of his younger days.

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CLIMAX SONG PICTURISATION FOR NAANI
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he song picturisation for the climax in the film Naani was being picturised on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Tuesday.A huge idol of Lord Shiva which is about 30 feet to 40 feet in height along with 50-100 artistes dressed as aghooris participated in the shoot. Incidentally, Jaijagadish and Suhasini who are part of the song were conspicuous by their absence.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF ‘GAJAPADE’ RELEASED
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udeep released the music album of the film Gajapade on Monday evening in Bengaluru at a function.Gajapade is directed by Sudeep’s associate Seenu who has also penned the film’s story.Speaking at the function, Sudeep said Gaja has become a hit and as an extension of that hit film he hoped that Gajapade would also become a hit. He singled out young actor Harsha in his praise and said Harsha had been doing only one film like himself in a year adding that all minds had joined together to create new dreams for the film.

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ANIMAL BOARD CLEARANCE DELAYED VAJRAKAAYA RELEASE
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learance from Animal Board delayed the release of Shivarajkumar’s much awaited film Vajrakaaya, director Harsha said on Saturday at a press meet in Bengaluru.Harsha said the film got postponed by three weeks as somebody had filed a complaint with the Animal Board stating that animals were harmed during the shoot of the film. However, the director did not disclose the name of the person who had lodged the complaint.

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SHORT FILM AHAM BRAHMASMI EXHIBITED, SANCHARI VIJAY FETED
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ham Brahmasmi, a short film based on B M Giriraj’s story was shown to journalists on Saturday evening in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Nagesh, who has worked with Giriraj. Sanchari Vijay, the national award winning actor who has also acted in the short film was felicitated on the occasion. Speaking at a press meet after the show, director Shashank said Vijay’s win is a no mean achievement considering that the actor had won the national award in his first film as lead. He said he hoped to get an opportunity to work with Sanchari Vijay.

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FILM PRODUCERS BEGIN STRIKE
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annada film producers began their 10-day long agitation on Monday protesting against stars appearing in television reality shows, hike in Qube and UFO systems, refusal by satellite television channels to acquire telecast rights and demanded prime time for Kannada films in multiplexes.The producers contend that collections at the box-office had dropped during evenings because of participation of stars in television reality shows. The producers have also mooted a proposal to start a FM radio channel to cater to the Kannada film industry. Besides, the producers have also demanded a share in the revenue generated from advertisements that are screened during break time in the theatres.

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MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO RAJAN (NAGENDRA)
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usic lovers thronged the Dayanand Sagar College auditorium in large numbers in Bengaluru on Sunday evening braving the heavy rains to listen to their favourite singers sing Rajan-Nagendra’s compositions. It was a musical tribute to Rajan especially from the students of his school that he runs as the music director celebrated his 80th birthday. Students of the music director along with the stalwarts of the industry were present on the occasion.Vinaya Prasad set the tone for the evening with her anchoring. S P Balasubramanyam, Vani Jairam, Sinchan Dixit, Anuradha Bhat and Badri Prasad among others paid their respects to Rajan and wished the director many more years of good health and music. S P Balu sang two numbers Ushe Mudidaaga and Pavadisu much to the delight of the fans. Vani Jairam sang a duet with Badri Prasad while Anuradha Bhat sang a few songs from Eradu Kanasu.  
JAGGESH BECOMES GRANDPA IN REAL LIFE
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aggesh and his wife Parimala became proud grandparents to a baby boy on June 1, Monday morning at 6 am. Jaggesh’s elder son Gururaj became a proud father as his wife Katie Pyle of Holland origin gave birth to a boy in a private hospital this morning.Jaggesh was beaming with joy as his grandson looks like a foreign baby. However, Jaggesh said he was longing to have a girl child at home as he had two boys.

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SONG RECORDING FOR MUNGARU MALE 2
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ong recording for Mungaru Male 2 began last week in Arjun Janya’s studio. Incidentally Arjun will also be composing the music for six songs in the film. The film is produced by Gangadhar under the banner EK Pictures. Gangadhar was the executive producer of Mungaru Male.Mungaru Male 2 is being directed by Shashank and has Ganesh in the lead. Shekhar Chandru will be the cinematographer. Interestingly, Ravichandran is also playing an important role in the film and it is for the first time that Ganesh will be sharing screen space with Ravichandran. The other details regarding the star cast are yet to be disclosed. The film is expected to go on floors once the monsoon season begins in June. 
RAGHAVENDRA CHITRAVANI AWARDS PRESENTED
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he 14th annual Raghavendra Chitravani Awards were presented at a function held at Sri Chamundeswari Studio on Saturday evening in Bengaluru. Producer B N Gangadhar and journalist from Mysuru Rajan were given away the Sri Raghavendra Chitravani awards. The other awardees are Geetha Upendrakumar, Tiptur Raghu, Shylashri and R N Sudarshan, Chandrakanth, Jayanth Kaikini, Naveen Krishna, Ajneesh Lokanath and Rakshit Shetty.Presiding over the function, Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa said it was necessary for all wings of Kannada film industry to think collectively in making good and meaningful films.

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PARVATHAMMA RAJKUMAR TO BE CONFERRED HONORARY DOCTORATE TODAY
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roducer Parvathamma Rajkumar will be conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Bangalore University at its convocation in Bengaluru on Saturday. Parvathamma, wife of thespian Rajkumar becomes third in the Rajkumar family to get a doctorate. Rajkumar got the honorary doctorate from Mysore University and his son Shivarajkumar was the second member in the family to get a similar doctorate from Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University in 2014.Parvathamma Rajkumar will be conferred with the honorary doctorate along with Narayana Reddy and engineer Chinnaswamy Mambali. 
AMBARISH, RAVICHANDRAN CELEBRATE BIRTHDAY
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ousing minister and actor Ambarish celebrated his 63rd birthday with his fans at his J P Nagar residence in Bengaluru on Friday while Ravichandran celebrated his 54th birthday with his fans at a hotel near his house in Rajajinagar on Saturday.Ambarish who had acted in Darshan’s film Ambareesha is now acting with Puneeth in Doddmane Huduga. On the other hand, Ravichandran has been keeping himself busy in judging the dance reality show Dancing Star and hosting a radio programme. His forthcoming film Apoorva is expected to release soon.
PROMO AND SONGS OF ‘A SECOND HAND LOVER’ RELEASED 
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ilm PRO Nagendra did the honours of releasing the music album of the film A Second Hand Lover at a function in Bengaluru on Friday night.The film that stars Krishna Ajai Rao and Pranitha in lead roles is directed by Raghava Loki who has also turned a producer with this film. The film is co-produced by Manjunath.

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P SHESHADRI’S VIDHAAYA READY FOR RELEASE
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Sheshadri’s latest directorial film Vidhaaya is ready for release. The film that turns the spotlight on euthanasia stars Lakshmi Gopalaswamy and Suchendra Prasad in lead roles.

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MUSIC DIRECTOR RAJAN 80, MUSICAL HONOUR
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eteran music composer Rajan of Rajan-Nagendra duo will be honoured on the occasion of his 80th birthday at a musical nite function on May 31 at the Premachandra Sagar College Auditorium in Bengaluru. Rajan will himself honour 100 personalities and Maha Cement is sponsoring the show. Public Music, Big FM, Sapthaswaranjali and Hadu Baa Kogile team are joining in the gala musical nite programme.Ananth Rajan, son of Rajan said the Raaga Rasa Sanje will be unique in its format. He told journalists that he wanted to give his father best birthday gift.Film personalities are expected to participate.

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BULLET BASYA’S MUSIC ALBUM RELEASED
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haran’s upcoming film Bullet Basya’s music album was released by Jyothi, a man who has been handling audio spools for the last five decades at a function in Bengaluru on Tuesday.The film which is produced by Jayanna and directed by Jayathirtha stars Sharan, Haripriya and Tabala Nani among others. Arjun Janya has scored the music and Sugyan (Jnana Muthy) is the cameraman.

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SUDEEP’S RANNA ALL SET TO HIT THE SCREENS ON JUNE 4
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udeep starrer Ranna is all set to hit the screens across Karnataka on June 4. The film is being distributed by Sri Gokul Films. The film is directed by Nanda Kishore and produced by M Chandrashekar.Sudeep told journalists on Monday evening that Ranna was one of the best teams he had worked in with producer Chandrashekar making an all out effort to produce this film. Sudeep said as soon as Sri Gokul Films came on board to distribute the film they had been supportive to the team.Sudeep had a special word of appreciation to

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NO ENTRY’ COMPLETES SHOOT
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o Entry, a new Kannada film has completed its shoot recently. The film is produced by Narasimha Murthy and directed by debutant Yashas. The film has debutant Sagar Gururaj’s music with newcomers Ajay and Anika playing the main lead roles.Producer Narasimha Murthy told reporters on Monday that Sagar Gururaj had shown a lot of patience in scoring good music for the movie. He said Yashas had also made a lot of effort in finishing the shoot as a director.

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PAATHARAGITTI TO RELEASE ON MAY 29
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aatharagitti will release on May 29 across Karnataka in about 60 theatres. The film which has Sriki and Prajwal (Praju) Poovaiah in the lead is co-produced by Manjunath while K Eshwar who is also the producer has written and directed the film apart from penning lyrics. The film is being distributed by Muniraju.Producer, writer and director K Eshwar told journalists on Monday that he is confident and hopeful that the film will give all of them a fresh lease of life. He said Sriki will get a new image following the release of the film and Praju is not just a glamour doll but has also performed well.

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SAMBHAVA COMPLETES FIRST SCHEDULE OF SHOOT
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ambhava, a romantic suspense thriller has completed its first schedule of 15-day shoot in Chikkamagalur. The film which is being produced and directed by T N Nagesh and co-produced by Ravikumar and K P Ramesh has newcomers Bhuvan Chandra and Pooja in lead roles.Speaking to mediapersons on Monday, director Nagesh said the film is inspired by Mahesh Bhatt’s thriller genre of movies that include franchises like Raaz, Murder and Jism and added that Sambhava has a shade of Jism though it is not a remake.

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RITUPARNA SENGUPTA’S HINDI FILM EXTRAORDINAARI DUE NEXT WEEK
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ational award winning Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta plays a grooming expert in Shyamal Mitra’s Hindi film Extraordinaari that is all set to release onMay 29 all over India.Rituparna Sengupta told journalists in Bengaluru as part of the film promotion that she trains 10 underprivileged girls hailing from various sections of the society, to walk the ramp.“I play a grooming guru, who is very courageous. She fights all odds in the modelling industry. She gets betrayed in the modelling industry and hence decides to groom 10 underprivileged girls such as a rape victim, a maid, a sex worker and a waitress into models," she said.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF LODDE RELEASED
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he music album of Komal starrer Lodde was released on Saturday in Bengaluru at a function by Anand Audio. The film is produced by Manjunath and T R Yogish. The film is directed by S V Suresh Raj.The music for the film is scored by debutant Charan Banzo who has worked with Mani Sharma and Yuvan Shankar Raja. He said Komal was like a hero and a brother to him. He said he was happy that many legendary singers sang for him.

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WOW..MURUGESH READY FOR RELEASE
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ow..Murugesh, a children’s film is ready for release and is likely to hit the screens across Karnataka in July. This was disclosed by the movie’s producer Puttaswamaiah based on whose book the film has been made. The film is directed by Sushil Mokashi.Speaking to journalists after a media screening of the movie on Saturday, Puttaswamaiah said the film is essentially an effort to say things to society through children. He said at least three government schemes have been highlighted – one is back to school programme, bonded labour and Yashaswini scheme.

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SHIVANNA UNVEILS NEW JERSEY FOR SANDALWOOD SPORTS MEET
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hivarajkumar on Saturday unveiled the sports jersey for the first-ever sports meet at the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce building.The sports jersey is sponsored by producer Suresh K A who is making Shivalinga.Speaking on the occasion, Shivarajkumar said the film industry should inculcate a sportive spirit and engage in participation of various events for a change once in a year. He said industry needs such programmes.

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PRODUCER KCN MOHAN’S DAUGHTER TO WED HDK’S SON
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roducer K C N Mohan’s daughter Swathi got engaged to former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Gowda at an informal get-together on Wednesday evening.According to K C N Mohan there was no formal engagement rituals but close relatives of both families met in what he called a get-together to formalize the new relationship.Among those present were former prime minister H D Deve Gowda and his wife Chennamma Gowda, Deve Gowda’s daughter Shyla, Kumaraswamy

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RAGHAVENDRA CHITRAVANI AWARDS FUNCTION ON MAY 30
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aghavendra Chitravani will present its 14th annual awards at a function to be held in Chamundeshwari Studio on May 30 at 5 pm.Producer B N Gangadhar and journalist Rajan will get Raghavendra Chitravani Awards while Geetha Upendrakumar will get Dr Rajkumar instituted by Parvathamma Rajkumar. Director Tiptur Raghu will get R Seshadri Memorial Award from Bharathi Vishnuvardhan. Shailashri will get H M Ramachandra Award instituted by Jayamala and R N Sudarshan will get Kichcha Creations Award while music director Ajneesh Lokanath

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KENGULABI LAUNCHED
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annada film Kengulabi was launched at the Doddaganesha Temple in Basavanagudi, Bengaluru this week. The film is produced by Ghanshyam Bandage who earlier made Ingale Marga.Speaking to journalists, Bandage said though the title sounds good there is a lot of pain behind it. He said women undergo a lot of pain and suffering throughout their lives right from the beginning that the film talks about how a woman comes out of all this. He said he intends to produce at least 10 films.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR CELEBRATES 29TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY WITH FANS
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hivarajkumar and his wife Geetha celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary with the actor’s fans for the first time in their personal lives.Members of the Dr Shivarajkumar Sena Samithi gathered in large numbers to wish the actor and his wife at Shivarajkumar’s residence in Nagavara, Bengaluru on Tuesday.The samithi celebrated its 16th anniversary and gave away sewing machines to a few needy women on the occasion.

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ಶರಣ್ ಕಂಠಸಿರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ `ಬುಲೆಟ್ ಬಸ್ಯಾ' ಹಾಡು
ಜಯಣ್ಣ ಕಂಬೈನ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಜಯಣ್ಣ ಹಾಗೂ ಭೋಗೇಂದ್ರ ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ `ಬುಲೆಟ್ ಬಸ್ಯಾ' ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಯೋಗರಾಜ್‌ಭಟ್ ಅವರು ಬರೆದಿರುವ `ಕಾಲ್ ಕೇಜಿ ಕಡ್ಲೆಕಾಯ್ ಮೇಯ್ತಾ ಇದೆ ರೋಡಲ್ಲಿ ಪಾಸ್ ಆದ್ಲು ಕಣ್ಣ ಮುಂದೆ' ಎಂಬ ಹಾಡನ್ನು ನಾಯಕ ಶರಣ್ ಅರ್ಜುನ್‌ಜನ್ಯ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೊದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅರ್ಜುನ್‌ಜನ್ಯ ಅವರ ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕಿದೆ. ಜಯತೀರ್ಥ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಸುಜ಼್ಞಾನ್ ಅವರ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣವಿದೆ. ಕೆ.ಎಂ.ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಸಂಕಲನ, ಥ್ರಿಲ್ಲರ್ ಮಂಜು ಸಾಹಸ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ, ಹರ್ಷ, ಮುರಳಿ ನೃತ್ಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಹಾಗೂ ಹೊಸ್ಮನೆ ಮೂರ್ತಿ ಕಲಾ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನವಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಬಳಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಶರಣ್, ಹರಿಪ್ರಿಯ, ಗಿರಿ ಗೋಧುಳಿ, ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ ಸಿದ್ದಿ, ಸಾಧುಕೋಕಿಲ, ರಮೇಶ್‌ಭಟ್, ಗಿರಿಜಾ ಲೋಕೇಶ್, ಯತಿರಾಜ್ ಜಗ್ಗೇಶ್, ಮುನಿ, ನೀನಾಸಂ ಅಸ್ವತ್, ತನ್ವೀರ್ ಮುಂತಾದವರಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
HAADI BEEDHI LOVE STORY COMPLETES SHOOT, DUBBING
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aadi Beedhi Love Story, a new Kannada colloquial sounding film title has completed its shoot and dubbing. The film stars Arun (of Gombegala Love) and Roopika in lead roles.The film is directed by Chandrashekhar Mavinakunte and produced by Sudhir Gowda.Addressing a press conference to share the team’s excitement of finishing the shoot portion of the film, director Chandrashekhar Mavinakunte said Haadi Beedhi Love Story is based on a true story that had happened in Doddaballapura.

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ERADONDLA MOORU TO RELEASE ON MAY 22
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radondla Mooru, a film directed by debutant Kumar Dutt will be releasing on May 22. The film stars Chandan, Shobitha and Shweta Pandit in lead roles.Director Kumar Dutt told journalists on Monday that his film is his dream child. He said although he may not find big hospitals for the delivery of his child he had found a doctor in Yogaraj Bhat to help him in the delivery.Eradondla Mooru is a film for the youths with a lot of emphasis laid on dialogues, Dutt said adding that entertaining people is the sole objective.

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YOGARAJ BHAT FORAYS INTO FILM DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS
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irector Yogaraj Bhat has forayed into film distribution business through his banner Yogaraj Movies. Yogaraj Bhat who has produced, directed, written songs, scripted stories and even acted has now turned his attention to distribution business.Yogaraj Bhat has through his banner Yogaraj Bhat taken up distribution of his first film Eradondla Mooru that stars Chandan, Shweta Pandit and Shobitha in lead roles.Bhat told reporters on Monday evening that releasing a movie was more difficult than producing a film and hence he stepped into distribution business to help small producers find theatres. He said he did not understand the arithmetic or fundamentals of distributing films but he said he had built a team that will look after all the details and business aspects of the trade.Bhat said he was not getting into distribution to gain experience adding that his team intends to find theatres for Eradondla Mooru. The film will release in about 60-70 theatres across Karnataka, he said.
CHILDREN’S FILM AATA PAATA READY FOR RELEASE
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ata Paata, a new children’s film directed by Kodlu Ramakrishna is readying for release. A show was organized on Saturday evening for the media persons at Renukamba Theatre.Director Kodlu Ramakrishna told journalists that Aata Paata is his 24th film out of which this is his fourth children’s film. He said parents were more concerned about their children’s studies but the film tries to give a message that studies and sports are equally important for the overall development of the child.

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R CHANDRU OPENS NEW OFFICE, MALEY READY FOR RELEASE
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roducer-director R Chandru opened his new office in Bengaluru recently and is revving up to release his latest movie Maley that stars Prem and Amulya in lead roles.Speaking to journalists on Saturday at his new office, R Chandru said during his visit to Hyderabad he had visited director Rajamouli and Puri Jagannadh’s offices which is when he decided his own office. He said he plans to produce at least two films a year under his production banner

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SUDEEP, SUNNY LEONE TO STAR IN SPECIAL ROLE IN LUV U ALIA
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udeep and Sunny Leone are making their special appearances in Indrajit Lankesh’s same film Luv U Alia. According to Indrajit the two will not be sharing screen space. Sunny will appear in a special song apart (titled Kamakshi) from playing a small role.This will be Sunny’s second appearance in Kannada cinema after DK in which she did an item song Seshamma. Sunny’s portions will be shot in June.Recently, Sunny came up with an impressive performance in Hindi film Ek Paheli Leela.   
TEJAS RETURNS TO KANNADA CINEMA AFTER SUCCESSES IN TAMIL
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ejas is back in Kannada cinema after getting the due recognition in Tamil cinema with films such as Kadhalakku Maranamillai, Konjam Vegil Konjam Malai and Gantam. He is all set to act in Kannada film Dude and has shortened his name as Tej. He is awaiting the release of Tamil film Molivad Yadnaal and is currently working in Vinnai Thodu.

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PRAJWAL DEVARAJ STARRER MRIGASHIRA RELEASING ON MAY 15
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rajwal Devaraj starrer Mrigashira will release on May 15 in about 125 theatres across Karnataka and is being distributed by N Kumar.Addressing a press meet on Tuesday, producer Channappa said the film was a result of team effort. He said audiences willget to see some exotic locales near Kundapura where the film was shot for about 18 days.The film’s director Srivatsa said the film is being released after a long delay following disturbances due to cricket matches and examinations.

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SHOOT, DUBBING COMPLETE FOR SRI SAI
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ri Sai, a social and a devotional movie directed by Saiprakash has completed its shoot and dubbing. The film was shot for 31 days and the film’s dubbing has been completed two months after the film was launched.Talking to media persons on Monday, Saiprakash said the crew was able to complete the shoot due to cooperation from all.

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SHOOT FOR ‘7’ COMPLETED
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he film ‘7’ has completed its shoot after a 95-day schedule in locales of Bengaluru, Mysuru, Ooty, Hassan and Hyderabad. The film is likely to release by the end of June.Speaking to journalists on Monday, director Chandrashekar Sreevastav who is himself playing the lead justified his decision to cast himself in the lead role. He said he wanted to prove that there was an actor in him as a director. He said the industry should never underestimate the director and added that the hero should not choose the director.

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RAJENDRA SINGH BABU CONGRATULATES RS PRODUCTIONS
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irector Rajendra Singh Babu has congratulated R S Productions for opening their new distribution office to distribute Kannada films.Addressing a press meet on Monday, he said the distribution wing had vanished in the Kannada film industry and with RS Productions opening their new office there was a ray of hope for Kannada film producers.

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FAKIRA READY TO ROLL
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akira, a new Kannada film written and directed by S Manjunath Rao will soon mount the sets.Addressing a introductory press meet on Monday, Manjunath Rao said the film will be about taking Kannada to the global level with the help of birds. He said the film will have three pairs with a Fakira to take the Kannada language higher.He said the search was on to find someone to play Fakira.

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MAHENDER’S NEW DIRECTORIAL FILM ‘PAAPU’ LAUNCHED
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Mahender’s new directorial film Paapu mounted the sets on Sunday at the Anjaneyaswamy Temple in Mahalakshmi Layout, Bengaluru.Speaking to journalists, director Mahender said Paapu is a beautiful love story adding that he has himself helmed a story of his own. The film stars Srinagar Kitty and Kriti Kharbanda in the lead and has Suhasini Manirathnam, Sharath Babu, Rangayana Raghu, Tabla Nani and Sadhu Kokila among others in the cast.

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UMASHRI TURNS 59
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mashri, who is now a minister in the government of Karnataka turned 59 on Sunday. She was present at the Zee Kannada’s birthday bash after a long gap. After the national award winning actress became a minister she has been rarely seen in cinema events.Umashri is now a grandmother in real life and has not been taking cinema assignments for the last two years. She discontinued acting in a daily soap to prepare for the elections.Umashri has been a household name in Karnataka for her acting and her repartees she shared with N S Rao on screen. In Kannada cinema she hogged the limelight for playing the role of old woman Puttamalli in Ravichandran’s film Putnanja. She won the national award for best actress in the film Gulabi Talkies.
TEASER OF VINAY RAJKUMAR’S FILM ‘R THE KING’ OUT
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he teaser of Vinay Rajkumar’s second film ‘R The King’ was released on the occasion of  the young actor’s birthday at Chamundeshwari Studio.Shivarajkumar who was present on the occasion said the teaser looks promising.Producer Raghavendra Rajkumar said the film’s muhurta will be held in August. R The King is produced under the banner Vajreshwari Hospitalities and is directed by Prem of Jogi fame.

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KARNATAKA FILM CHAMBER PLANS SPORTS MEET ON MAY 24
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or the first time in the Kannada film industry, a sports meet is being held for the film fraternity. The event will be held at Ambedkar Sports Ground in Basaveshwaranagar on May 24 from 9 am to 4 pm.Announcing this at a press meet, president of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce, Thomas D’Souza said the sports meet will be held for different categories. While there will be five events for men, there will be four events for women, a two-legged race for couples, five events for children, two events for people above 50 years and two events for senior citizens, D’Souza said.

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FILM, HINDUSTANI CLASSICAL JUGALBANDI ON MAY 16
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or the first time in India, a musical jugalbandi of Hindustani classical music and film music will be held as part of Geet Bandish Milan on May 16 at the Ambedkar Bhavan, Bengaluru.Addressing a press meet, Mahesh Mahadev, co-ordinator of the event said playback singer in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil Priyadarshini will sing film songs while Pandit Jayathirtha Mavundi, a disciple of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi will sing Hindustani classical songs.Shivaram, Narendra Babu and Shivashankar have expressed their support for the event. Unnathi Group is sponsoring the event and entry is free.
RED ALERT’ COMPLETES SHOOT
‘Red Alert’ has completed its shoot recently. The film is produced by Mahesh Reddy who passed away on Rama Navami festival day. Karisubbu has helped support to complete the film. The film is directed by Chandra Mahesh who has made eight Telugu films. He is debuting in Kannada cinema with Red Alert.Addressing a press meet, Chandra Mahesh who read out a Kannada speech written in Telugu said Red Alert is a comedy thriller.

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FILM ACADEMY DRAWS BLUEPRINT TO PROP UP KANNADA FILM INDUSTRY
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arnataka Chalanachitra Academy has chalked out a series of measures to give a fillip to the Kannada film industry and also give cinema activity an academic touch.Addressing his maiden press meet as chairman of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy, S V Rajendra Singh Babu said on Tuesday that a committee comprising Girish Kasaravalli, T N Seetharam, Jayamala and Siddalingaiah had drawn up a blueprint to give Kannada cinema the much needed fillip and an academic touch to cinema activity.

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PRAJWAL, MEGHANA STARRER BHUJANGA STARTS ROLLING
‘Bhujanga’, a new Kannada film starring Prajwal Devaraj and Meghana Raj in the lead mounted the sets on Monday at the Kanteerava Studio.The film is being produced by Karuna Mahesh and directed by debutant Jeeva. The film is based on a story written by B A Madhu.Addressing a press meet, Madhu said Bhujanga will be a desi version of Dhoom or a village version of Dhoom where the hero is a smart conman. But, then Madhu clarified that Dhoom is not an inspiration for the movie but is based on what he had seen as a young boy in Chamarajanagar.

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BADMAASH COMPLETES TALKIE PORTION OF SHOOT
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admaash, starring Dhananjaya and Sanchita Shetty has completed its talkie portion of the shoot and is all set to start its last leg of canning fight sequences and songs.Addressing a press meet on Monday, debutant director Akash Srivatsa said Badmaash which means a conman is a screenplay driven film and can be likened to a newspaper with all ingredients in it for the audiences.

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PUMSTREE BEGINS SHOOT
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umstree, a film on transgenders made by the transgenders has just begun shoot after two-and-half months of rigorous rehearsals. Sanchari Vijay who won the national award for the best actor playing a transgender sounded the clapboard and Tara launched the film on its muhurta last week.The film which has transgenders working on screen and off it for the first time is being directed by Ajay Kumar.Addressing journalists on Monday, director Ajay Kumar said Pumstree is about transgenders who look like men physically but are women by nature and thought.

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SHIVANNA IS THE PRICELESS VAJRA
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hen choreographer turned directed A.Harsha gave a blockbuster through bajarangi, every one had one question... What is next??? We'll that is answered through VAJRAKAAYA now.After making the audio with the magic of magical composer Arjun Jannya , VAJRAKAAYA team decided to have a get together and officially announce the arrival of a refreshing audio.Shyam of Anand audio was over whelmingly happy about the reaction received to VAJRAKAAYA songs from the public.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF DUNIYA VIJI’S RX SOORI OUT
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he music album of Duniya Vijay starrer RX Soori was released at a function in Bengaluru on Friday. The film is produced by K A Suresh and directed by Srijai. Arjun Janya has scored the music.Speaking at the music launch, director Srijai said the film is based on a real life incident that happened in the 1980. He said when he was looking for a suitable title for the title he saw a Yamaha RX 100 which was very popular in those days.

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PANI PURI TO START ROLLING FROM MAY 5
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he shoot for the film Pani Puri will commence on May 5. The film is being directed by K P Naveen Kumar who had earlier directed Jinke Mari. The film is produced by Putta Raju.Speaking to journalists on Friday evening, Naveen Kumar said he had made several rounds to producers’ offices to do this film. He said he had even approached many heroes with the story but none of them was willing to listen to his story.

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UTTAMA VILLAIN TO RELEASE ON MAY 1
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ttama Villain, a Tamil comedy drama will release on May 1, 2015. The film is directed by Ramesh Aravind based on a story written by Kamal Haasan. The film is produced by S Chandrahasan and N Subash Chandrabose of Thirupathi Brothers.The film features a cast that includes Kamal Hassan, Jayaram, Andrea Jeremiah, Pooja Kumar, Nassar, Parvathy, Parvathi Nair and Urvashi. Directors K Vishwanath and late K Balachander play cameo roles in the film.

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N S RAO’S STORY GETS ‘1944’ TITLE
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eteran comedian and writer late N S Rao’s story Rotti Runa is now being made into a film with the title 1944.The film mounted the sets on Monday following the pooja at a temple in Bengaluru. As the title suggests the film goes back to pre-independence era. The story is about a freedom fighter who goes to jail for raising a banner of revolt against the British Raj.

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TYSON ROLLS
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fter the teaser launch last week, Vinod Prabhakar starrer Tyson mounted the sets on Monday at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru. While Shivarajkumar launched the teaser, Puneeth sounded the clapboard.Speaking to media persons, Vinod Prabhakar said he was happy that Shivarajkumar and Puneeth have been giving me tips on hairstyling and toning up my body.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF WAH MURUGESH RELEASED
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he music album of the film Wah Murugesh was released at a function in Bengaluru on Monday by Lahari Audio.Speaking on the occasion, producer Puttaswamaiah said the film was slated for a release in January-February but couldn’t because of untimely demise of producer Virupaksha Hegde.He said the film will be liked by children as the movie has cricket and sentiment.

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BIOPIC ON DR AMBEDKAR’S WIFE RAMA BAI READY
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ama Bai, a biopic on Dr Ambedkar’s wife has completed shoot and is readying for a June end release.Producer Srinivas told journalists on Monday  that there was no cinema pertaining to Rama Bai’s life although many people have made films on Dr Ambedkar. He said he came to know that Siddarama Karnick had done a lot of research on Rama Bai and the life she had led.

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CHERRY SHOOT PROGRESSING TOWARDS COMPLETION
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he shoot for the film Cherry is nearing completion and especially its talkie portion.A set of a flower stall was put up recently at Raja Rajeshwari Nagar near the police station on a vacant plot where a coffee shop and a business centre was also part of the set property.A scene in front of the heroine’s PG accommodation was picturised last week where the hero tries

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MUSIC ALBUM OF PANDIT RELEASED
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he music album of the film Pandit was released by a group of children from an orphanage at a function in Bengaluru recently.Former president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce B Vijay Kumar, directors Victory Vasu and B Ramamurthy were the chief guests.Director Krishnendra Pandit who is also playing the lead said women need to be respected in Indian society and a patriotic message needs to be imparted to people which is the purpose of making the movie.

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VINAY RAJKUMAR’S SECOND FILM TITLE UNVEILED
'R The King' is the title of Vinay Rajkumar’s second film. This was unveiled at the stroke of midnight at the Rajkumar Samadhi to mark thespian’s 86th birth anniversary.Speaking on the occasion, Shivarajkumar said Appaji’s 86th anniversary is special. He said he made his debut in 1986 and the family banner is producing its 86th film. He said Appaji was still with us. He said he was sure that Prem will make a good film and the film will be a hit. He said Prem had made Jogi, Jogayya and Raj while expressing confidence that the film will be a hit.

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APPAJI SOUHARDA AWARDS PRESENTED
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irector K S L Swami, actor Srinath and playback singer Janaki were the recipients of Appaji Souharda Awards at a function held in Bengaluru on Thursday.The awards are given as a gesture of thanksgiving by the family members of Dr Rajkumar ahead of his birth anniversary celebrations which falls on Friday.Speaking on the occasion, K S L Swami said it is Rajkumar who taught the values of Souharda and bonding. He said he was ready to donate his eyes if his children allowed him to do so even as he recalled some shooting experience with Rajkumar.

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BULLET BASIYA IN LAST LEG OF SONG SHOOT
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ullet Basiya produced by Jayanna and Bhogendra has entered the last leg of song shoot. The shoot for a promotional song was being canned in Bengaluru with Sharan, Haripriya, Giri, Yathiraj and Siddi participating in it.The film crew led by its director Jayathirtha told reporters on Thursday said the promotional song will convey what the cinema is all about and that it is a song about Sharan. He said the film is a comedy and will cater to Sharan’s fans and his style of comedy.

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AKSHATHE LAUNCHED
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he film Akshathe had its muhurta on Thursday morning at the Freedom Park in Bengaluru. The film has generated enough media interest for two reasons. One, the movie is rumoured to be based on upright IAS officer D K Ravi’s life and career. Two, model-actress Mythriya who was in the eye of controversy that pertained to her personal life which was closely linked to politics has been signed to play the lead which has a similar name but a different person Karthik Shetty in the lead.

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UDUMBA LAUNCHED
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new Kannada film titled Udumba mounted the sets on Thursday at a temple. The meet met media persons to brief them about the film.The film, which is produced by Hanamantha Rao, is directed by Shiv Raj with Halesh handling the camera and Vineeth Raj scoring the music.Addressing journalists, debutant director Shiv Raj said Udumba is a film that dwells on the trials and tribulations of fisher folk living in the coastal districts.

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SUDEEP’S RANNA ALL SET TO RELEASE IN MAY
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he much-awaited film Ranna that stars Kichcha Sudeep in the lead is all set to hit theatres across Karnataka in May. The film that is helmed by Nanda Kishore and produced by Chandrashekar stars Rachita Ram, Haripriya, Madhubala among a huge ensemble cast of artistes.Ranna is a remake of Telugu hit Attarintiki Daredi that starred Pawan Kalyan in the lead. Ranna marks the return of Madhubala into Kannada cinema after a long gap.

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SHOOT FOR GAME PROGRESSING IN BENGALURU
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irector A M R Ramesh’s ambitious film Game is currently shooting at a plush hotel in Bengaluru. The crew has returned from Chennai recently after a 35-day schedule.Ramesh told journalists on Tuesday on the sets that the team had put up a forensic lab set costing Rs 45 lakh in Chennai and had completed the shooting portion there.

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PREM NAGAR RELEASING ON MAY 1
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Sampath Kumar’s much delayed film Prem Nagar will release on May 1 across Karnataka in 70 to theatres. Gokul Films is distributing the film.Addressing a press meet on Tuesday, Sampath said Prem Nagar is his third film in which he is involved as a producer, story and screenplay writer besides directing it.He said the film has been shot in Bengaluru and its surroundings.

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MAHAKAALI TO RELEASE ON APRIL 24
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alashri starrer Mahakaali will release in at least 200 theatres across Karnataka on April 24.In a press meet on Monday, Malashri said the film crew encountered so many obstacles during the shoot that the activity had to be postponed several times. She said a homa was conducted to ward off such evil forces and take Goddess Kaali’s blessings to go ahead with the shoot.She said though the style that she portrays in the film may be same the character is different in the sense that there is a love story

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MUSIC ALBUM OF MADHURA SWAPNA RELEASED
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he music album of the film Madhura Swapna was released in Bengaluru on Monday. The film stars Arjun Kapikad, Keerthana Podhuval and Mahalakshmi among others. The film is produced by Sanjeev Kumar and directed by Raviratnam.Speaking to journalists, Raviratnam said Madhura Swapna is a family drama based on a real life incident that happened some years back and a film for the youths wherein the children sacrifice for their parents. He said the film is almost complete with DI work in progress.

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S NARAYAN TO BOLLYWOOD, TO DIRECT DAKSHA IN HINDI
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irector S Narayan will now head to Mumbai to direct his first Hindi film. Yes, he will be directing his own Kannada directorial film Daksha that is all set to enter the Guinness Book of Records in Hindi as well. Disclosing this on the sidelines of a press meet on Friday evening, Narayan said if things go as per plan the Hindi version of his film Daksha will roll during May.

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SODA BUDDI COMPLETES TALKIE PORTION OF SHOOT
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he Great Story of Soda Buddi team completed its shoot of talkie portion and will now go for song picturisation soon.The team had its first press meet on Friday in Bengaluru and debutant director Jyothirao Mohith said the movie is not titled to make a mockery or fun of those people who wear spectacles. He said it is a commercial film and that he wanted a catchy title to attract audiences.Director Mohith said Soda Buddi is just a character that will remain in the film for 15 minutes.

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MUSICAL NITE IN MEMORY OF RAJKUMAR ON APRIL 24
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musical nite programme to commemorate Dr Rajkumar’s 86th birthday anniversary will be held on April 24 at 6 pm at the Kittur Rani Chennamma Grounds, Jayanagar, Bengaluru. The event will be held under the auspices of Samarthanam Trust and is managed by Raj Events.The proceeds of the programme will go towards the construction of a residential school building for disabled children.

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CHANDINI TO TEAM UP WITH ‘A’ TEAM FOR BILINGUAL FILM
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ctress Chandini has announced plans to team up with ‘A’ team that saw the launch of her film career as an actress.In an informal interaction with media persons on Thursday, Chandini said half the team that worked in A is back together to start a bilingual later this year. He said producer Manjunath who launched her career as an actress will be producing the film with Gurukiran agreeing to come on board as music director. Manjunath is also in talks with Upendra if he could be brought on board for the project, she said.

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AGUMBE POINT LAUNCHED
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new film titled Agumbe Point was launched at the Dodda Ganesha Temple in Basavanagudi on Thursday.The film is being helmed by Krishna Belthangady and produced by Jayaramaiah. Hithan Hassan is composing the music and Nagaraj Advani is the cameraman.Director Krishna Belthangady told journalists that Agumbe Point is a love story between a boy and a girl who meet at Agumbe Point under circumstances frequently. He said the film is a combination of love, 

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KALYANA KUVARA TO START ROLLING ON APRIL 20
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ishnukanth’s film Kalyana Kuvara Dr Channabasavapatta Devaru will start on April 20 at Bidar.Announcing this to journalists on Thursday, Vishnukanth said the film will be kind of a biopic on Dr Channabasavapatta Devaru who lived for 109 years in Bidar and served society as a social reformer.He said people of South Karnataka are unaware of Devaru and his contribution to further the cause of Kannada and promoted the learning of Kannada when the Nizam of Hyderabad opposed it.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF BHEESHMA RELEASED
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he music album of the film Bheeshma was released at a function on Tuesday evening by former president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce H D Gangaraju and Velu of Lahari Music.Speaking on the occasion, Lahari Velu said music composer Deva is one of the original composers like many others and that the music he has composed in Bheeshma is good.

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DYNAMIC’ COMPLETES SHOOT
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he cast and crew of film Dynamic completed its shoot and DI recently. Songs of the film are also ready to be uploaded to Youtube and Facebook.This was announced at a press meet on Monday by the film’s producer Nagendra Kanakapura. He also said Dynamic will release in a month or two.Music director of the film Srimanju said he has done re-recording work for the first time with this film after composing two tunes – an item song and a romantic song.

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MELODY’ RELEASING ON APRIL 17
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ialogue writer Nanjunda Krishna’s second directorial venture Melody will be releasing on April 17 in about 70-75 theatres across Karnataka. The film is being distributed by Toogudeepa Films.Addressing a press meet on Monday, director Nanjunda Krishna said Melody is about how lifestyle has changed people

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S NARAYAN’S DAKSHA TO RELEASE ON APRIL 24
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irector S Narayan’s film Daksha is releasing on April 24 across Karnataka. The film has created a Guinness Record for being the first film to be picturised in one shot for a duration of two hours twenty two minutes.Addressing a press meet on Monday, director S Narayan said it was a moment of pride for Kannada cinema to have entered the record books while appreciating the entire team for making it possible. He said it is difficult for artistes to be part of a film that is picturised in one shot. He said that the entire team had to get it right with a script that ran into 158 pages.

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KOMAL STARRER LODDE COMPLETES SHOOT WITH SONG
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odde, Komal’s forthcoming film has just completed shoot after a song was successfully canned at the Kanteerava Studio. The song was picturised on Komal and a group of dancers as a tribute to late Dr Vishnuvardhan who is a well-known left hander which goes the movie’s title.Two sets were erected by art director Arun Sagar for the song. A bridge akin to London Bridge was put up and another set with pictures of Vishnuvardhan was erected for the shoot.

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BARAGURU RAMACHANDRAPPA’S FILM MARANA DANDANE PREMIERED
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riter-director Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa’s film Marana Dandane was premiered on Saturday evening in Bengaluru.Addressing the gathering before the screening of the film, Information Minister Roshan Baig said he was present at the screening more as a fan of Ramachandrappa and not as a minister.He announced that the government will soon begin a television channel that will cover assembly sessions

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YESUDAS HONOURED WITH SAROJA DEVI NATIONAL AWARD
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enowned playback singer K J Yesudas was conferred with B Saroja Devi National Award at a function held in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Saturday.Speaking on the occasion, Yesudas said although religion is essential all religions say there is only one God. “I may be a Christian by birth. But, we are humans first and I’m a Bharatiya (Indian). I believe that all living beings are creations of God  and I worship the Lord,” he said.

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THOUSANDS PAY HOMAGE TO DR RAJ ON DEATH ANNIVERSARY
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housands of Dr Rajkumar’s fans and admirers paid their homage on Sunday at the Dr Rajkumar Memorial in Kanteerava Studio on the occasion of the actor’s ninth death anniversary.Dr Rajkumar’s sons Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra and Puneeth were among the first to visit their father’s memorial in the morning to pay respects to Rajkumar and seek their father’s blessings. They were accompanied by their mother and Rajkumar’s wife Parvathamma Rajkumar.Rajkumar passed away on April 12, 2006. The family will be observing his 86th birth anniversary on April 24 this year.
SHIVANNA TO KILL VEERAPPAN IN RAMU’S FILM
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ilm-maker Ram Gopal Verma is planning to start shoot on an ambitious multilingual film titled ‘Killing Veerappan’. Incidentally, the story is about the man who killed the forest brigand and the film will be made in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.Interestingly, Shivarajkumar will play the man who kills Veerappan in the film. Shivanna’s father Dr Rajkumar was abducted by the forest brigand and kept in captivity in the forest. Ram Gopal Verma has gone on to record to say that the film is a case for a real-life son taking reel-life  revenge on a real-life villain.

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"JATHRE" SHOOTING COMPLETED
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aviteja directed, Ramaswamy-Srikanth produced and Chetanchandra-Aishwarya Nag starrer ‘Jathre’ movie’s shooting is completed.Addressing the media in this regard, Raviteja, director of the movie said, ‘Jathre’ is my debutant directorial movie in which colorfulness of Bengaluru is focused. The story is about the protagonist who hails from outside of Bengaluru and faces accidental incidents in his life. The movie portrays the colorfulness as well as meanness of Bengaluru with protagonist role.‘Basically I’m a student of Adarsha Film Institute and the student of veteran director Bhagawan. Even Usha Bhandari was too my teacher at that time, who helped me a lot to continue my education’ he reminded.

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MATTHE SHH..! AUDIO RELEASED
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estly Brown directed, Dayananda Mathapathi produced, Vijay Chendur-Samhitha-Shruthi Heera Starrer ‘Matthe Shh..!’ movie’s audio was released on Thursday (April 9).Addressing the media, Westly Brown, director of the movie said, ‘Upendra directorial ‘Shh..!’ was a most haunted movie of my childhood. As I wanted to direct a thriller cinema, naturally I opted for the ‘Matthe Shh..!’ title.

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"VASCODAGAMA" PARODY OF PRESENT EDUCATION SYSTEM!
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adhuchandra directorial, Ashwin Vijaykumar produced and Kishore-Parvathi Nair starrer ‘Vascodagama’ movie’s audio was released by Crazy Star Ravichandran on Thursday (April 9) at PVR multiplex of Orion Mall.Addressing the media, Madhuchandra, director of the movie said, ‘Vascodagama was a person who invented waterway to India. Likewise, person who is inventive and creative might be too called as Vascodagama. With this assumption, we have ridiculed the present education system with protagonist role.’

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DIRECTOR DINESH BABOO BACK FROM HIBERNATION WITH ‘PRIYANKA
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ell-known director Dinesh Baboo is back in action after a hiatus. He is ready with his new directorial venture ‘Priyanka’ that has completed its shoot recently.Dinesh Baboo surfaced at the film’s press meet on Thursday evening and even kept up his earlier promise made to journalists that he would address the media in Kannada. But, Dinesh Baboo developed cold feet as he was left to address the gathering at the end after Prakash Rai had finished speaking. Dinesh Baboo did not say much about the film but invited media persons to ask whatever they wanted to know about the movie.

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PRAKASH RAI FETES NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS
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ational award winner Prakash Rai (known to the world outside Karnataka as Prakash Raj) felicitated national award winners at a function on Wednesday evening.Speaking on the occasion, he said he knew the importance of winning a national award. He said he was extremely happy for those who had won the award

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"TYSON" TELUGU RANGE MOVIE!
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on of Tiger Prabhakar, Vinod Prabhakar is back in action with a tough cop role after ‘Belli’. K.Ramanarayan directed, T.Babu Reddy produced, Vinod Prabhakar-Gayathri Iyer Starrer ‘Tyson’ movie’s trailer and website was launched on Monday (April 6) at Bell Hotel. Hatrick Hero Shivarajkumar unveiled the title of the movie on this occasion.‘There are many new producers are rushing in to Kannada Film Industry. To keep them happy and comfortable, give good films’ Shivarajkumar advised the crew after unveiling the title.

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"RAJADHANI-2" HEADING FOR ANOTHER CONTROVERSY?
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aghujaya directorial, Preetha-Haripriya starrer and H.Praveenkumar produced ‘Rajadhani-2’ movie seems to be heading towards controversy. Though the muhoortha of ‘Rajadhani-2’ took place on Monday (April 6), ‘Rajadhani’ producer Smt. Soumya Satyan has also filed a plea to get ‘Rajadhani-2 title in front of KFCC.Responding to this, Raghujaya, director of the movie said, ‘since last four years I am renewing the title ‘Rajadhani-2’ with my own banner. But, since March 25, the validity of the title stood expired.

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"VIDYARTHI" A STORY OF NORTH INDIAN YOUTHS!
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annada Technicians have stepped in to Bollywood with their new venture ‘Vidyarthi’. That is too with the budget of just 1.5 Cr.! Yes, Including, director S.S.Chandru, Music Director Darwin, Cinematographer Jerome, Editor Satish and Lyricist Kenath are debuting to Bollywood with ‘Vidyarthi’ movie.Addressing the media, S.S.Chandru, director of the movie said, ‘The movie is of North Indian students who unexpectedly rope with a murder mystery. We are trying to give a message about North Indian students who fall in wrong doings.’

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NOORONDU NENAPU’ MUSICAL NIGHT ON APRIL 12
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ri Annammadevi Bhakta Mandali of Doddakallasandra is celebrating Sri Annammadevi Utsava from April 11-13. On this auspicious occasion, the association has convened ‘Noorondu Nenapu’ musical night by the veteran singer S.P.Balasubramanyam and Sadhu Kokila’s comedy skit on April 12 at Doddakallasandra, Kanakapura Main Road. Member of Parliament D.K.Suresh, State Ministers D.K.Shivakumar, Ramalingareddy, ZP member Iqbal Hussain and many other leaders are going to witness this huge event.

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NANAGU NINAGU SOMETHING SOMETHING: IT’S 3G MOVIE!
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kash Gubbi debutant directorial, Vijay Surya and Neha Patil starrer and Lakshminarasimhiah produced ‘Nanagu Ninagu something something’ movie’s muhoortha took place in Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Attiguppe near Vijayanagar on Monday (April 6).Addressing the media, Akash Gubbi, director of the movie said, ‘since past 7 years I worked as an assistant director. Apart from that, I worked in Small screen too. 

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"MALE EFFECT" TEJAS, AMOOLYA ANKLES INJURED; PREM WAS NOT WELL!
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he high expected movie of the year, R.Chandru Produced, Tejas debutant directorial and Prem-Amoolya starrer Male movie seems to be an effect on his star cast and crew itself.  Yes! The director Tejas and heroine Amoolya attended the press meet with their limping legs whereas, Prem, hero of the movie was found absent to the press meet due to health upset. Interestingly, Producer R.Chandru was too absent as he had gone to Chennai for Re-recording of Male movie instead of the director Tejas.

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HINGYAKE AWARDED WITH U CERTIFICATE
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eteran director, actor T.N.Seetharams son Satyajit directed Hingyake movie has been awarded with U certificate by Central Censor Board. The movie is all set to release on April 17 across the state.  Addressing the media, Satyajit, director of the movie said, The movie is of youth oriented comedy which includes love and separation between the young lovers. The movie has come out really good and Anupama will be the main theater in K.G.Road.

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IT'S NOW TIME FOR VINEETH TO ACT WITH HIS DAD DARSHAN!
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fter Surya acted with his dad Prem, it's now time for Vineeth to share screen along with his dad Darshan! Yes, Vineeth acted in A.P.Arjun directorial 'Airavatha' along with his father Darshan. Interestingly, he performed well up to the expectations of the director A.P.Arjun and in single shot his acting was captured in the camera. Jovial Prem's kin Surya was acted in a song sequence in recent past 'DK' movie. Director A.P.Arjun seems to be influenced by these duos. Challenging Star Darshan is playing a tough cop role in the movie. Even Vineeth too was dressed in as a police officer at the time of shooting. Without any reluctance he faced the camera and proved he is going to carry the legacy of his father in forthcoming days.
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MUSIC ALBUM OF ‘SANJEYALLI ARALIDA HOOVU’ RELEASED
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ahari Audio released the music album of the film Sanjeyalli Aralida Hoovu at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday.Addressing a press meet on the occasion, actor, magician, event co-ordinator and film-maker M D Kowshik said he wanted to make a film for two reasons. He said he wanted to remain busy and at the same time break away from the monotony by giving magic shows in various countries for the last five or six years.He said director B R Keshava helped him find a story

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VAASTU PRAKAARA’ IN 150 THEATERS ON APRIL 2
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he most expected Yogaraj Bhat directorial, Karisubbu-M.N.Kumar produced, Jaggesh-Rakshith Shetty starrer ‘Vaastu Prakaara’ movie is all set to release in around 150 theaters across the state. Addressing the media, Yogaraj Bhat, director of the movie said, ‘We were supposed to release ‘Vaastu Prakaara’ in between October-November month itself. But, at that juncture, only 50% of shooting was completed. Better late than never, we are releasing the movie onApril 2, 2015.

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NAGAARI’ RELEASING ON APRIL 3
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ikas-Anupama starrer, Nandish debutant directorial and Shivamadegowda produced ‘Nagaari’ movie is all set to release on April 3 across the state.Addressing the media, Nandish, director of the movie said, ‘Nagaari’ muhoortha took place on April 3, 2014. Co-incidentally, the movie is all set to release on April 3, 2015. The movie has got very good script and narration. The movie is a family entertainer which was shot in Mandya, Maddur, Sakaleshpur and Udupi.’Vikas, hero of the movie said, ‘Earlier I was working in direction department with Nandish itself. When we decided to direct a movie, Nandish suggested me to become a hero. 

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ENDENDIGU’ AUDIO GRAND RELEASE
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rishna Ajai Rao-Radhika Pandit starrer, Imran Sardariya debutant directorial and S.V.Babu’s 11th venture ‘Endendigu’ movie’s audio was grandly released on Friday (March 27) in Atrial Hotel. Crazy Star Ravichandran, Power Star Puneet Rajkumar, Directors Yogaraj Bhat, A.P.Arjun, Nandakishore, Actors Jaggesh, Rakshith Shetty and many other Sandalwood celebrities witnessed the grand audio release function. The audio release function was inaugurated by a Shadow show.

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LODDE’ THE TALE OF LEFT HANDER!
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s per Kannada dictionary, ‘Lodde’ means left hander. Now with the same title Komal starrer, S.V.Suresh debutant directorial and Manjunath produced ‘Lodde’ movie is all set to get release across the state.Addressing the media, S.V.Suresh, director of the movie said, ‘To relate the story with the title, we have opted ‘Lodde’ title for the movie. 90% of pre production and post production of the movie had completed. Only one song shooting is pending in which we are going to shoot it about legend lefthanders.’‘There are six distinct songs in the movie. Music director Charan Banso has composed an extraordinary music for the songs. Jayanth Kaykini, Nagendra Prasad, Hridaya Shiva have penned lyrics for the songs. Apart from them, I too penned a lyric. Shreya Ghoshal, Kunal Ganjawala, Hemanth and S.P.Balasubramanyam like popular singers have sung for the movie’ he said.

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ANJU MANJU LOVE STORY LAUNCHED
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ew Kannada film ‘Anju Manju Love Story’ was launched on Wednesday morning in Bengaluru at the Rajajinagar Ramamandira Grounds. The film stars Dilip Pai and Keerthana Paudwal in lead roles. The film is being directed by Ravichandran’s protégé Sunil Hubballi.Addressing journalists after the launch, director Sunil Hubballi said the film as the title suggests about Anju and Manju falling in love. While Manju is a good-for-nothing fellow, Anju is a musically inclined girl.

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SHIVARAJKUMAR STARRER KABEERA LAUNCHED
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abeera, a musical film was launched on Ugadi festival day in Bengaluru with Shivarajkumar in the lead.Shivarajkumar is playing the title role of saint-poet Kabeera in the movie that is adapted from the play Bazaar Mein Khada Kabeera. The film is directed by Narendra Babu who has now rechristened himself as Indira Babu.Addressing a press meet, Indira Babu said Kabeera will be a musical film with composer Ismail Durbar making all out efforts as much as earlier big films. He said creativity in Kannada cinema will take new wings and shape as it involves somebody from the Rajkumar family.

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M D KOWSHIK’S FILM COMPLETES SHOOT
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ctor M D Kowshik’s film Sanjeyalli Aralida Hoovu has completed shoot. The film which is based on S G Malathi Shetty’s novel with the same name is produced by Nageshwara Rao, Kowshik and Manjunath. Incidentally, this is M D Kowshik’s 9th directorial film.Sanjeyalli Aralida Hoovu is a triangular love story with Jayashree Raj, Narayanaswamy and Yogish (of Amma Neenagaagi fame) playing the main protagonists. According to director Kowshik, the film talks about the dilemmas of the female protagonist involving her family life.

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BHALE JODI BEGINS SONG PICTURISATION
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roducer Shailendra Babu’s production venture that is directed by Sadhu Kokila is now titled Bhale Jodi. The film, which is a remake of Telugu film Ala Modalindi, stars Sumanth Shailendra, Shanvi Srivastava, Haripriya, Harshika Poonacha and Ravishankar among others.The film has almost completed its talkie portion and the song picturisation is now on.Addressing journalists at the studio where a special pub set was erected,

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RADHA KALYANA 1000
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elevision daily soap Radha Kalyana has completed 1000 episodes of telecast on Zee Kannada channel. The serial that is telecast at 6:30 pm daily fromMonday to Saturday on the channel is produced by Ashu Bedra Venture and directed by Ganesh Sastry.To celebrate the occasion, a get-together party was organized by the team on Tuesday. Artistes, technicians and media persons attended the party. A cake was cut to befit the occasion. Another cake to celebrate the birthday of the serial’s lead actor Kruttika Ravindra (who is playing Radhika’s role in the serial) was also cut by the actress herself.

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NAVARASA NAYAKA JAGGESH TURNS 52
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he popular actor, politician Navarasa Nayaka Jaggesh turned 52 on March 17, 2015. On this auspicious day he visited Mantralaya.Jaggesh is a versatile comedy actor of Kannada Film Industry who acted in more than 100 movies. He turned as a hero with the movie ‘Tarle Nanmaga’ which was directed by the prominent director and actor Upendra. But, he turned as a star with his own production movie ‘Bhanda Nan Ganda’. Till his 100th movie, he was recognized as a minimum guarantee and producer friendly actor. Till today he is known for his pro producer commitment.

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PUNEETH RAJKUMAR TURNS 40 ON MARCH 17
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o special birthday celebrations have been planned for March 17 in Puneeth Rajkumar’s household for the actor’s 40th birthday on the day.According to sources close to the family, Puneeth will spend the entire day on Tuesday with his fans at his Sadashivanagar residence. The actor is expected to visit his illustrious father Dr Rajkumar’s samadhi on Wednesday to seek blessings.It is learnt that Puneeth will stay at home the entire day to meet his fans who are expected to cut cakes of all sizes for the actor. He will also be meeting dignataries and colleagues who are expected to call on him to greet the actor on his birthday.Last year, Puneeth celebrated his birthday with his film Rana Vikrama mounting the sets on the day. However, this year there will be no filmi function on Puneeth’s birthday as he has just started work on his latest film Doddmane Huduga recently.
ANEESH ‘NAAGARAKATTE’!
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annada’s legend actor, director, producer Late Shankar Nag’s native place ‘Nagarakatte’ is becoming a title of a movie in which ‘Nam Areanal Ondina’ fame Aneesh is portraying Shankar Nag’s fan follower role. Interestingly, the movie is going to be directed by the person with prefix name of Shankar Nag, i.e. Shankar. This is his second directorial movie of his career. Earlier to this movie, he had directed ‘18thCross’ movie.The muhoortha of the movie took place on March 16 (Monday) at Kanteera Studio in a grand manner.

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MALE NILUVAVAREGU READY FOR RELEASE
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ctor S Mohan’s maiden production venture Male Niluvavaregu is all set to hit the screens by the end of March or early April. The film, which is also being directed by Mohan, will be distributed by N Kumar.Speaking to journalists on Monday, Mohan said rain plays an important role in the film which has five senior citizens and a playboy in it. While Dattanna plays a retired judge, Sharath Lohitaswa plays a retired public prosecutor, Karisubbu plays a retired hangman and

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ಆ ದ್ಯಾವ್ರು ತಂದ ಆಸ್ತಿ- ಸಿದ್ದಲಿಂಗಯ್ಯ
ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂಗಾರದಂತಹ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ಕೊಟ್ಟ ಅಪ್ಪಟ ಕನ್ನಡದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಸಿದ್ದಲಿಂಗಯ್ಯನವರು ಈಗ ನಮ್ಮೊಂದಿಗಿಲ್ಲ. ಆದರೆ ಅವರು ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸಿದ ಹತ್ತಾರು ಪಾತ್ರಗಳು ನಮ್ಮೊಳಗೇ ಇವೆ. ಅವರು ರಚಿಸಿದ ನೂರಾರು ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆಗಳು ನಮ್ಮ ಕಿವಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಗುಂಯ್‌ಗುಡುತ್ತಿವೆ. ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಕಳಕಳಿಯ, ಸದಭಿರುಚಿಯ, ಸಂದೇಶ ಸಾರುವ ಸಾರ್ವಕಾಲಿಕ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ಕೊಟ್ಟ ಸಿದ್ದಲಿಂಗಯ್ಯನವರು ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಸಿಕರ ಸ್ಮೃತಿಪಟಲದಿಂದ ದೂರವಾಗಲು ಸಾಧ್ಯವೇ ಇಲ್ಲ. ತುಮಕೂರು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ ಪುಟ್ಟ ಹಳ್ಳಿಯಲ್ಲಿ 1936 ರಲ್ಲಿ ಹುಟ್ಟಿದ ಸಿದ್ದಲಿಂಗಯ್ಯನವರು, ಕಡು ಕಷ್ಟದ ಬಡತನದಲ್ಲಿ ಬೆಳೆದವರು. ಸ್ವಾಭಿಮಾನದ ಸಂಕೋಚದ ಮುದ್ದೆಯಂತಿದ್ದ ಸಿದ್ದಲಿಂಗಯ್ಯನವರು ಹಳ್ಳಿಜನರ ಮಾದರಿಯಂತಿದ್ದರು. ನಡೆ ನುಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸರಳ ಸಜ್ಜನಿಕೆ ಎದ್ದು ಕಾಣುತ್ತಿತ್ತು. ಚಿಕ್ಕವರು ದೊಡ್ಡವರು ಎಂಬ ಭೇದಭಾವ ಅವರಲ್ಲಿರಲಿಲ್ಲ.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF RANGITARANGA RELEASED
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he music album of Kannada film Rangitaranga was released at a function oon Saturday evening in Bengaluru. The second trailer of the film was also shown to the audiences gathered. The film stars newcomers Nirup, Radhika Chetan, Avantika Shetty, Saikumar and is directed by Anup Bhandari who is also credited with story, lyrics and music for the film.

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HONNAPPA BHAGAVATHAR’S BIRTH CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS ON MARCH 22
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egendary multitalented artiste late Honnappa Bhagavathar’s birth centenary celebrations will be held on March 22 at the Jnanajyothi Auditorium in Central College campus, Bengaluru. Simultaneously, a photo exhibition of Honnappa Bhagavathar will be inaugurated on the same day at the Chalanachitra Academy office, Badami House, Bengaluru under the auspices of the Academy.Disclosing details of the celebrations at a press meet oon Thursday,

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FILM DIRECTOR SIDDALINGAIAH PASSES AWAY
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annada film director Siddalingaiah, 78, passed away on Thursday at a private hospital following a brief illness. He was diagnosed with swine flu for the last three weeks and his kidneys were not functioning normally.He is survived by a son, a daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren.The entire Kannada film industry paid their last respects to the late director. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah also paid his last respects to the departed director.

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OM’ BACK IN THEATRES FROM MARCH 12
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lockbuster hit Om starring Shivarajkumar and Prema is hitting the screens once again on Thursday for the umpteenth time. The film is releasing in a big way in about 100 theatres. That’s not all! The film is releasing with DI technology and 5.1 digital sound. Kishore has taken over the distribution rights of the film this time.The film Om which was released in 1995 stirred a hornet’s nest with real life rowdies making their appearance in the movie. The movie was censored with great difficulty.

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RAATE TO RELEASE ON MARCH 20
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P Arjun’s third directorial movie Raate is all set to hit the screens in about 150 theatres across Karnataka on March 20 ahead of Ugadi festival weekend.The film which stars Dhananjaya and Shruti Hariharan in lead roles has generated curiosity because of director’s success in his last two ventures. Arjun had directed Ambari and Adhoori both of which became successful.The film Raate is being distributed by Toogudeepa Films and is being produced by music director V Harikrishna.

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"MASTER MIND" RELEASING ON MARCH 13
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umar Govindu directorial ‘Master Mind’ movie is all set to release all across Karnataka over 100 theaters on March 13.Addressing the releasing press meet, Kumar Govindu, director of the movie said, ‘As there is a scarcity of theaters, it is difficult for producers to release their movies on contractual basis. Still, distributor N.Kumar has accommodated us nearly 100 theaters which eased us.’‘The movie a crime based action thriller movie and it has came out really well. 

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"AJARAAMARA" THE INSPIRATION BEHIND AN ACHIEVEMENT!
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here is a proverb ‘behind every success of a man, there will be a woman’. ‘Ajaraamara’ movie team might have inspired with this proverb. Because the whole movie revolves around an achievement of a talented artist and behind every success of him one traditional girl stands like an inspiration and back bone.With this movie most of the technicians and artists are debuting Sandalwood. 

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SOCIAL, DEVOTIONAL FILM ‘SRI SAI’ LAUNCHED
‘Sri Sai’, a social and a devotional film mounted the sets on Monday at a jewellery shop in Bengaluru with former prime minister H D Deve Gowda sounding the clapboard for the film.The film is being directed by Saiprakash, who is an ardent devotee of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba.Talking to media persons at the press meet, Saiprakash said the film Sri Sai is not based on Satcharita as films have been made based on the book.

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"OM" PERIODICALLY YIELDING ‘KALPAVRUKSHA’!
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oconut tree is well known for its periodical yielding. That is the reason it is also called as ‘Kalpavruksha’. As such, Shivarajkumar starrer, Upendra directorial movie ‘Om’ which was released in 1995 is still recognized as ‘Kalpavruksha’ for Dr. Rajkumar Banner. The movie has created an unbreakable record in box office as well as in terms of re-release. Till 2014, ‘Om’ has got released over 35 times which is still remains as unbreakable record in Kannada Film Industry.The cheering news for Shivarajkumar fans is that, ‘Om’ is getting released with 5.1 digital technology and DI over 150 theatres on March 13. Kishore Movies is distributing ‘Om’ movie across the state. Kishore is none other than who distributed Puneet Rajkumar’s recent ‘Mythri’ movie which proved as hit movie of the year.

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3 RELEASES LINED UP FOR MARCH 6
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hree Kannada films will release on March 6 of which two of them are remakes. Ondu Romantic Crime Kathe is a remake of Telugu hit Oka Romantic Crime Katha that was released in 2012. Goa is another film that is releasing this Friday which is also a remake of Tamil film Goa and the third film is titled Flop.Ondu Romantic Crime Kathe is directed by debutant Sam J Chaitanya, who has worked as an assistant director

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FILM DIRECTOR SIDDALINGAIAH SERIOUS
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eteran film-maker Siddalingaiah has been hospitalized and has been reportedly under medical supervision for the last 20 days. He is suspected to be suffering from swine flu, according to news reports.Reports citing hospital sources have said that the senior director is still not out of danger but his condition is stable. Members of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce including its president Thomas D’Souza called on the director at the hospital where he is undergoing treatment to enquire about his well-being.

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"KOLLEGALA" ONLY TRACES OF BLACK MAGIC!
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ollegala district is infamous for its black magic stories. But, Venkatesh Dixit’s debutant directorial, Kiran Gowda starrer and ‘A Frame To Frame Movies’ produced movie ‘Kollegala’ will have only traces of black magic, where as the whole story revolves around two village boys who face hurdles in their life

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"Q" RELEASING ON MARCH 13
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anjeev Megoti directorial, Neeraj Shyam and Neha Saxena starrer and London Ganesh produced ‘Q’ movie is getting released all over Karnataka on March 6 around 30 theatres. Sapna would be the main theatre in K.G.Road, Bengaluru.Addressing the media on Monday morning in Green House, ‘In 2011, our movie ‘Aptha’ got released. During the release of that movie we have faced unforgettable bitter experience which is still haunting us. At the time of release of ‘Aptha’ movie, we have booked a well known theatre by paying the advance amount.

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NRI LONDON GANESH’S CINEMA PASSION!
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eing a Software engineer and well known IT consultant in London, London Ganesh is showing his passion to produce cinemas particularly in Kannada. His debutant production movie ‘Q’ is getting released on March 13 all over Karnataka around 30 theatre.On this occasion, speaking to www.cinecircle.in, London Ganesh said, ‘Being a NRI, most of the Indians prefer Bengaluru as their next choice of city to live in. I am too such NRI who love Bengaluru very much because of its greenery and peacefulness.’‘It is a routine life for the British citizens to go to work early in the morning and come back in night. Apart from that participating in the parties which made me really boredom. That is the reason I came back to India’ he revealed.

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SIDDARAMAIAH GIFTS FILM CITY TO MYSURU, FILM AWARDS PRESENTED
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hief Minister Siddaramaiah announced on Saturday that the Film City will come up in Himmavu village in Mysuru on a 100-acre land fulfilling the Kannada film industry’s long pending demand for setting up the Film City.Speaking after presenting the state film awards on Saturday evening, Siddaramaiah said the deputy commissioner had identified the land for developing the Film City adding that efforts to develop it in Bengaluru had not yielded results.

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"SILENT SUNILA" THE ACTOR!
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he underworld sinner Silent Sunila is entering celluloid media as an actor by playing a protagonist role in ‘Silent Sunila’ movie which is based on his real story. The movie is produced by the prominent film production house ‘Megha Movies’ which had produced ‘Aa Dinagalu’ to ‘Edegarike’ like significant movies.

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GOA AND FLOP TO RELEASE ON MARCH 6
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ilms Goa and Flop will compete against each other to catch viewers’ attention when both the films release across Karnataka on March 6. Teams of both the films spoke to journalists in separate press meets to announce the release of their films on Thursday.Goa, a remake of the Tamil romantic comedy film Goa, is produced by Shankar Gowda and it stars Komal,

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MYTHRI WINS PRAISE, BEING REMADE IN MALAYALAM
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ythri has been getting appreciation from all quarters ever since its release last Friday. The film that stars Puneeth Rajkumar and Mohan Lal in lead roles is now being made in Malayalam and is likely to be released during March.Director B M Giriraj told reporters on Tuesday that although the film did not have enough publicity the response from women has been encouraging

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RUDRATHANDAVA TO RELEASE ON FEB 27
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udrathandava, a remake of the Tamil film Pandiya Naadu is all set to hit the screens in more than 180 theatres across Karnataka onFebruary 27.The film stars Chiranjeevi Sarja, Radhika Kumaraswamy, Madarangi Krishna, Chikkanna, Kumar Govind and Girish Karnad in major roles.The film has music by V Harikrishna.

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ONDU ROMANTIC CRIME KATHE ‘A’ TO ‘U/A’!"
‘Telugu version ‘Oka Romantic Crime Katha’ was awarded with ‘A’ certificate by Central Censor Board. Surprisingly, the Kannada version ‘Ondu Romantic Crime Kathe’ movie has been awarded with ‘U/A’ certificate by Central Censor Board. This is the clear indication of improvisation of the movie by debutant director Sham J. Chaitanya’ Lyricist V.Nagendra Prasad certified. On the occasion of audio release of the movie,

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"LAST BUS" NOT HORROR BUT PSYCHO SUSPENSE THRILLER!
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s Gandhinagar Film makers are heading towards horror zone movies, ‘Jugari’ fame director S.D.Aravind too completed a movie of horror joiner. But, the actor Praksh Belawadi disputed the team’s claim of horror zone and certified the movie as Psycho suspense thriller.The trailer and teaser of ‘Last Bus’ was launched on Monday (February 23). Speaking to journalists on this occasion, ‘after the failure of ‘Jugari’ movie, I was in a dilemma of which joiner movie to direct. At the end I had came out with a horror thriller subject which takes place in western ghat’s remote village’ director S.D.Aravind said.

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KHANANA MOUNTS THE SETS
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hanana, a new Kannada film mounted the sets on Monday at a temple in Mulbagal town.The film is produced by S Srinivas who rents camera equipment to the Kannada industry and has his son Sushant being introduced as the hero. Incidentally, Sushant is a close relative of actor-writer late N S Rao.The film will be directed by debutant Radha and has Assamese girl Karishma Baruah playing the female lead in Khanana.

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"SWACCHA BHARATHA" CLEAN INDIA; GREEN INDIA!
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rime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated ‘Clean India; Green India’ with Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Swaccha Bharath’ concept. To create awareness among common people about this ambitious goal, there is a movie with the title of ‘Swaccha Bharatha’ itself has gone on floors on Monday (February 23).B.R.Keshava’s 50th directorial movie, Former KFCC President B.Vijaykumar produced ‘Swaccha Bharatha’s muhoortha took place in Sai Maindir near Hulimavu yesterday.

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RAJA RAJENDRA TO TAMIL AND HINDI LANGUAGE
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haran starrer, P.Kumar directed and Uday K. Mehta produced ‘Raja Rajendra’ movie is running successfully all over Karnataka. The good news for Sharan fans is that, ‘Raja Rajendra’ movie is all set to be remade in both Tamil and Hindi. For Tamil version P.Kumar is going to be in action as director once again.

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AMR’S GAME STARTS!
‘Attahasa’ fame director A.M.R.Ramesh directorial, Arjun Sarja-Sham starrer ‘AMR’s game’s muhoortha took place in The Big Bull temple at Basavanagudi today (February 16).Addressing the media, ‘This is my sixth movie as a director. The movie is of murder mystery and shooting will commence fromMarch 1 for 35 days. We are planning to release the movie at the end of June month’ A.M.R.Ramesh, director of the movie said.

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ARJUN SARJA PLANS TO MAKE HINDI FILM
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rjun Sarja plans to produce and direct a Hindi film later this year. Talking to journalists on the sidelines of the launch of his new Kannada film Game that is being directed by A M R Ramesh, Arjun Sarja said the Hindi film will be based on relationships which will have the actor himself play an important role.He said the film will be targeted at the world audience and will be a family drama. He said the audiences will be able to relate to the film which will be give a more realistic feel. He said it is not possible to have all the elements in the film as is required for any commercial film.

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MYTHRI TO RELEASE ON FEB 20
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ythri, a film stars Mohan Lal, Puneeth, Bhavana Menon and Archana in the lead will release on February 20 in about 150 to 200 theatres across Karnataka.The film is being distributed by Kishore for the first time in the entire state.Addressing journalists on Monday, producer N S Rajakumar said he wanted to make an all-technical crew

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"JAGGU DADA" IN SEARCH OF A BRIDE!
‘My grandfather is a galli rowdy who gets married to a singer. After him my father becomes a state level rowdy and gets married to a bar girl. The dream of my parents is me to become a national level rowdy. But one day my grandfather tells me that because of him, his son became a rowdy. But I should not become such a bad person and should marry a well cultured girl. He takes an oath from me before he dies. After that I will fall in a search of well cultured bride’-This is the one line story of ‘Jaggu dada’ movie narrated by Challenging Star Darshan, who is playing a protagonist role in the movie.

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NEW BILINGUAL FILM 666 LAUNCHED
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new bilingual film 666 to be shot simultaneously in Kannada and Tamil was launched on Sunday morning at a temple in Bengaluru.The film is being directed by debutant Madan Kumar who is also the cinematographer of the film. Madan Kumar, who has worked as a cameraman for a prominent news channel

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"LIFE IS LOVE; LOVE IS NOT LIFE" AN EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM
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o test his caliber in acting, a theatre background personality has produced and acted in a short film named ‘Life is love; Love is not life’ has been projected in Renukamba Preview theatre today (Feb. 14).After the preview of the short film, actor Aravind said, ‘When I contacted Mithun to direct a short film, he suggested me to produce a feature film instead of short film.

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"LIQUID" TO WATCH!
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hough the liquids are meant for drink, in Gandhinagar a movie is launched with the title of ‘Liquid’ which is purely meant to watch!A Gadag talent Srishaila is debuting as director to Sandalwood with ‘Liquid’ movie. According to him to educate the audience about rights and wrongs of the life, the movie is launched with the distinct title ‘Liquid’.

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RAHUL BOSE DUBS FOR NIRUTTARA
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ctor Rahul Bose has dubbed for his first Kannada film Niruttara following in the footsteps of actors like Om Puri and Amrish Puri who dubbed for their roles in the language.The actor who has featured in a few Indian crossover films said though he did not know the language he felt actors should not shy away from dubbing their portions. He had previously dubbed for his role in Tamil film Vishwaroopam with Kamal Hassan where he did not face any problem. Rahul Bose, who was also a rugby player, felt that the dubbing experience for South Indian languages Kannada and Tamil were similar but found Kannada comparatively easier. "Dubbing is half of your performance.

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BENKIPATNA TO RELEASE ON FEB 20
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enkipatna, a film which stars newcomers and new technicians will release on February 20 in about 100 theatres across Karnataka.The film which is being distributed by the Toogudeepa banner marks the debut of popular anchor Anushri in the big world of Kannada commercial cinema. It also stars debutant Pratap Narayan, Shweta, Arun Sagar, Prakash Belawadi and B Suresha among others. Addressing journalists, debutant director Dayanand T K said only after watching the first copy did he get back the judgement value on the quality of the life. He said he started believing that the film

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"JWALANTHAM" THE INVENTION!
‘Jwalantham’ movie has completed its talkie portion shooting which is shot in Bengaluru, Honnavara, Kanakapura, Ramnagar and Channapatna. The song shooting is still pending which will be shot in second schedule’Ambarish B.M., debuting as director to Sandalwood said.Releasing the making video and first look of the movie, ‘the movie has got a distinct title which is definitely going to attract the audience. The word ‘Jwalantham’ emerges in Ugra Narasimha shloka which looked catchy title for the movie.

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SUDEEP FOREGOES REMUNERATION FOR SINGING
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ichcha Sudeep released the music album of the film Mandya to Mumbai at a function in Bengaluru on Monday evening. The actor has himself sung a song Deola Deola without taking any remuneration for rendering it.Speaking at the function before being felicitated by the team, Sudeep said he had sung the song simply because he wanted to encourage newcomers as he remembered the days when he made his debut. He said the industry needed newcomers to take it forward while likening the industry to that of flowing water.

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S NARAYAN’S DAUGHTER TIES THE KNOT
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t was a special day for director S Narayan’s family. Yes, his daughter Vidyashree who is the eldest of Narayan’s three children tied the nuptial knot with Srinivas on Monday.Members of the entire film industry gathered at the sprawling Palace Grounds in Bengaluru to bless the newly wedded couple. Prominent among those who attended the wedding include actors Puneeth Rajkumar, Sudeep, Ambarish, Rangayana Raghu, Doddanna, Shobhraj, Shivaram and Anu Prabhakar.

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ITS ‘WHATS UPP LOVE’ AND NOT WHATS APP LOVE!
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ow a day, many movies are getting launched based on social network love, crime etc. In addition to this trend, a new movie which is directed by Raam got launched today at Sri Anjaneyaswamy temple near Nagarabavi BDA Complex.Surprisingly, though the story of the movie is based Whats app social network, the title of the movie is ‘Whats upp love’! One more surprise came in is the justification of director Raam. ‘There is no connection between Whats app with our ‘Whats upp love’ movie’ he justified!!

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"MALE" MELODY RAIN BY JESSIE GIFT!
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he most expected movie of the year ‘Male’s audio was released in front of full packed crowd at Citadel Hotel on Feb 7, the birth of Chandru.Before the release of audio, Fashion event was organized in which Prem and Amoolya pair too cat walked on the ramp. Apart from them R.Chandru, Director Tejas, Music director Jessie Gift, Cinematographer Sujnan and many others were too walked on the ramp.The four songs of ‘Male’ were released by Distributor Bhasha,

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"DIGBHAYAM" ONE MORE HORROR SUSPENSE THRILLER FLICK!
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he trend of horror thriller movies is continuing in Gandhinagar and in addition to this Amit directed, produced and acted as Protagonist ‘Digbhayam’ movie is also adding the number.Claiming the movie as having Hollywood style blend, ‘the movie has got 5 songs which were composed by Chandan Shetty. All the songs were come out distinctly. Meanwhile Suresh Babu has composed re-recording to the movie’ Amit said.

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ಹಿಜಡಾ ಬದುಕಿನ ಅನಾವರಣ
ಸಿಗ್ನಲ್ಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಶಿಷ್ಟ ಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಚಪ್ಪಾಳೆ ತಟ್ಟುತ್ತಾ ಪ್ರತಿ ವಾಹನ ಚಾಲಕರಲ್ಲಿ ದುಡ್ಡನ್ನು ಎತ್ತುವ `ಹಿಜಡಾ'ಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ತಿರಸ್ಕಾರದಿಂದ ನೋಡುವವರಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾನವೀಯತೆಯ
ಸೆಲೆಯನ್ನು ಉಕ್ಕಿಸುವಂತಿದೆ ಲಿಂಗದೇವರು ನಿದರ್ೇಶನದ ` ನಾನು ಅವನಲ್ಲ, ಅವಳು' ಚಿತ್ರ. `ಲಿವಿಂಗ್ ಸ್ಮೈಲ್ ವಿದ್ಯಾ' ಆತ್ಮಕತೆ ಆಧರಿಸಿ ಡಾ. ತಮಿಳ್ ಸೆಲ್ವಿ ಅನುವಾದಿಸಿದ `ನಾನು ಅವನಲ್ಲ.. ಅವಳು?' ಕೃತಿಯ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರರೂಪ ಒಂದು ಗಾಢ ಅನುಭವವನ್ನು ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕರಿಗೆ ನೀಡುತ್ತದೆ. ಕಿರುತೆರೆಯ ಮೆಗಾ ಧಾರಾವಾಹಿಗಳಿಂದ ಹೆಸರಾದ ರವಿ ಆರ್.ಗರಣಿ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ನಿಮರ್ಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. (2008ರಲ್ಲಿ ತಮಿಳುನಾಡಿನ `ಮಂಗಳಮುಖಿ' ವಿದ್ಯಾ ಬರೆದಿದ್ದ `ನಾನ್ ಸರವಣನ್ ಇಲ್ಲೈ' ಆತ್ಮಕಥೆೆಯನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡಕ್ಕೆ ತಂದ ತಮಿಳ್ ಸೆಲ್ವಿ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಈ ಕೃತಿಯ ಅನುವಾದಕ್ಕಾಗಿ 2011ರ ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿಯೂ ಬಂದಿದೆ).

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LOVE YOU AALIA SHOOTING COMPLETED
‘Monalisa’ fame director Indrajit Lankesh’s ‘Love you Aalia’ movie has completed its shooting and audio is all set to release in next two weeks.Saying that more surprises awaited, ‘the making of the movie has come out extra ordinarily. Including 14 days shooting in Thailand, overall 60 days shooting was done for the movie. In Thailand we have shot in odd places like Kanchanapuri and other greenery places. The weather of Thailand too permitted us to shoot some awesome sunrise and sunset scenes’ Indrajit Lankesh said.

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NEW MOVIE 3K LAUNCHED
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new movie 3K mounted the sets at Kanteerava Studio on Thursday with two guys and a girl decked up in wedding costume. The film which is produced and directed by Srinivas said 3K is a love triangle with ‘Ks’ standing for Karan, Keerthi and Kiran in the film. Srinivas said the story of his film is based on his experience in his own personal life adding that happiness is so much about being loved and loving someone.

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"DANGER ZONE" THE HORROR ZONE!
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fter the huge success of 6-5=2 movie, the Gandhinagar film makers seem to be passionate about horror subject. In addition to horror joiner, the new movie ‘Danger Zone’ is adding its number to it. The makeup artist turned director Devaraj Kumar is debuting as director to Sandalwood with ‘Danger Zone’ movie. Mahesh Gowdru is producing the movie.Addressing the media,

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"RANGITARANGA" A MYSTERY THRILLER!
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noop Bhandari directed, H.K.Prakash produced and Niroop Bhandari debutant movie ‘Rangitaranga’ trailer and song was projected in Renukamba Preview Theatre on February 2.Addressing the media, Anoop Bhandari, director of the movie told, ‘I was working in US for last six years as software engineer. As I’m a theatre background personality, I had lot of interest in cinema industry. Previous to this movie I had directed a short film

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"KILADI" WHOM AMONG THREE?!
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haran directed, Vikesh produced, Sunil and Uday debuting movie ‘Kiladi’ has gone on floors with the grand muhurtha at Kanteerava Studio on February 2.Addressing the media, Sharan, director of the movie told, ‘the movie is based on real incident happened in R.T.Nagar around 2008. The movie has got 80% real story whereas 20% cinematic story. The shooting of the movie will schedule from February 16 for 20 days. The movie would be shot around Bengaluru, Chickmagalur and Kuduremukh. The movie has got 5 songs and 1 bit which is composed by ‘Goolihatti’ fame music director Sri Manju’ he said.

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"MAREYUVA MUNNA" SONG RECORDING STARTED
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upreeth Shankar Ratna debutant directorial, Kumar N. Bhadravathi and Pramod Shivanna jointly produced, Nagendra Prasad’s re-entry movie to Kannada film industry ‘Mareyuva munna’ song recording is officially started on February 2 in Prasad Recording Studio.Addressing the media, Supreeth Shankar Ratna, director of the movie said, ‘Earlier I had narrated the story to ‘Aa Dinagalu’ Chethan and he appreciated the story line very much. Due to unavoidable reasons he could not star in the movie. Later on I met Nagendra Prasad, who is a well known dancer and already acted in Kannada movies. Earlier he was little reluctant as he wanted a story that can give him a breakthrough in Kannada film industry.

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S NARAYAN’S DAKSHA ALL SET TO ENTER GUINESS BOOK
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irector S Narayan’s latest film Daksha starring Duniya Vijay and Neha Patil is all set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for finishing the film in a single shot in two hours twenty two minutes.Sharing this feat with journalists on Monday in Bengaluru, Narayan said the film had 18 artistes who had undergone rehearsals for 13 days to achieve the target.Narayan said the film was shot in a single take with just one camera that moved freely along the three floors of the shooting location comprising 13 rooms.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF GOPALA RELEASED
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he music album of the offbeat film Gopala was released at a function on Monday afternoon in Bengaluru.Addressing journalists, debutant director Vasant Raj said Gopala is a film that has been set in the rural milieu. He said the film is about conserving cows and building Goshalas. He likened a cow to mother Kamadhenu. He said a mother feeds her child for two years but cows give milk almost throughout its lifetime. Vasant Raj who has written and directed the film said the movie hopes to create awareness about protecting the cows.

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RAVICHANDRAN TO BEGIN RELEASE OF APOORVA'S SONGS FROM FEB 14
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Ravichandran will release the music album of his much-awaited film Apoorva from February 14 and hopes to release the film by the end of March.Speaking to a well-known Kannada satellite news channel on Sunday evening, Ravichandran said starting February 14 one song a day will be released by a celebrity through a popular music channel.Apoorva, a film that marks the grand entry of Ravichandran reunited with Lahari Audio after 25 years to release the film’s music album.

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SIVAKARTHIKEYAN, DILEEP, RAVI TEJA, RAVICHANDRAN DANCE WITH SHIVANNA
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horeographer-turned-director A Harsha has just finished filming a song for Shivarajkumar starrer Vajrakaaya in praise of Lord Anjaneya. Taking a cue from his last film Bhajarangi’s success (named after the Lord) and the song Nam Bossu’s popularity sung in praise of Shivarajkumar, Harsha is all set to recreate the same magic. The song had Vijay Raghavendra, Srimurali, Neenasam Satish, Aditya and Srinagara Kitty shaking their legs with the Century Star Shivanna.

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MISSED CALL SOON BECOMES RECEIVED CALL!
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himmampalli Chandra directed, Shakthivel produced and Raj Kiran’s debut movie ‘Missed Call’ audio was released in Samsa Bayalu Rangamandira by K.H.Patil, the minister of rural development and Panchayatraj on Jan 31.Addressing the media, Thimampalli Chandra, director of the movie said, ‘Earlier I had directed ‘Savari 2000 AD’ which was completed 60%.

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RAJARAJENDRA ON FEB’ 6, THE BIRTH DAY OF SHARAN!
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n Sharan’s cinema career, this is the first time a movie is all set to release on his birthday itself. It is none other than ‘Rajarajendra’ which is releasing onFebruary 6, as birth day gift to Sharan.Addressing the media, Uday K. Mehta, producer of the movie told, ‘During the release of ‘Victory’ movie, Anand Audio Mohan suggested me to produce a movie with Sharan as his comfortable level with the team is very good. 

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"PUMSTHREE" TRANS GENDERS ADVENTURE
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rans genders are showing their ability in various fields and now they are entering in to celluloid media by producing and acting in a movie called ‘Pumsthree’.Addressing the media, Ajay kumar, director of the movie told, ‘Pumsthree’ is a movie based on really incidents happened in trans genders (Mangalamukhi). The training for 15 days has been given to the trans genders who are acting in the movie. There are five lead roles in the movie who are all trans genders’ he said.

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SRI SATYANARAYANA AUDIO RELEASED
‘Kalakar’ and ‘Gun’ fame Harish Raj directed ‘Sri Satyanarayana’ audio was released on Jan. 30 in Renukamba Preview Theatre.Addressing the media, Harish Raj said, ‘Since I entered the cinema industry, I wanted to produce and direct a movie based on Sri Satyanarayana Vratha. As soon as I announced ‘Sri Satyanarayana’ movie,

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"KOTE HUDUGRU" AGITATION AGAINST CORRUPTION!
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ow a day corruption is a worldwide worry. Though some enthusiastic youngsters want to fight against this evil, they may not find right path. To such enthusiastic youngsters a movie is been launched as path finder. Title of the movie is ‘Kote Hudugru’.Sangeeth Sagar who is debuting as director to Sandalwood, is also penning story, lyrics as well as composing music too. ‘The youngsters who are not finding right path to fight against corruption might find path after watching ‘Kote Hudugru’ Sangeeth Sagar expressed confidence.

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"KAHI" IT’S NOT ABOUT TASTE BUT ABOUT LIFE!
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ravinda Shastri’s debutant directorial movie ‘Kahi’ has completed its shooting and post production is in progress. To share the experience of the shooting, the team convened a press meet on Jan. 29 in Green House.Addressing the media, Aravinda Shastri, director of the movie said, ‘Kahi’ movie is not about taste but it is about life. The movie has gone on floors last August, 2013. We have shot for 35 days around Bengaluru. The movie itself about Bengalurean’s life style’ he said.‘In the movie there are four protagonist characters who are a director, a writer, a drug peddler and a psychopath respectively.

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CAMERAMAN, FILMMAKER H M K MURTHY DIES
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eteran cinematographer, producer and director H M K Murthy, 78, died on Tuesday after suffering from a lung infection for a brief period. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and his film-maker son Rajesh.Murthy was one of the earliest cameramen to take his diploma in cinematography from the SJ Polytechnic. He went to Mumbai to join Films Division where he worked as a chief assistant cameraman before working in Hindi filmsMughal-e-Azam and Naya Daur that starred thespian Dilip Kumar in the lead.

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PRAANA KODUVE GELATHI RELEASES ON JAN 30
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raana Koduve Gelathi, a film with a team of rank newcomers is releasing on January 30 in 20 theatres across Karnataka.Director Yathish B S who is debuting with this movie said the film will appeal to the classes and the masses. He said the film, a love story, has five songs which has music composed by A T Ravish. He said of the five songs, one of them was an item song another one was a melody song with the third one being a title song.

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"COMMA" TO BE SHOT IN PAKISTAN?
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ia Ullah Khan’s debutant directorial movie, B.N.Vani Kantharaju production’s ‘Comma’ movie shooting crew may land on Pakistan soil very shortly, if the director Zia Ullah Khan’s words to be believed. ‘Comma’ movie shooting is scheduled for 120 days which is going to be shot around Bengaluru, Madikeri, Virajpet, Agra, Rajasthan and may be in Pakistan too.With the portray of sand art, the famous sand artist Raghavendra Hegde disclosed the name of Zia Ullah Khan’s dream project ‘Comma’ which stole the heart of audience.

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"VALLABHA" THE MAN WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING TO LEAD LIFE!
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s per Kannada dictionary, ‘Vallabha’ means an expert. Likewise in ‘Vallabha’ movie, the protagonist knows everything to lead life in right path!S.Shekhar’s debutant directorial movie ‘Vallabha’ has gone on floors with the grand muhoortha in Kanteerava Studio on Jan. 26, the Republic day.Addressing the media, S.Shekhar said, ‘the movie has got a love and action oriented subject. The whole movie shall be presented with entertainment pack’ he said.

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MALE’ AUDIO RELEASE ON FEB’ 7
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.Chandru produced, Tejas Debutant directorial movie ‘Male’s audio is slated to release on Feb. 7, which is also a birthday of R.Chandru at Hassan in a grand function.To share the joy of State award to ‘Charminar’ movie, R.Chandru had convened a get together party media faculties yesterday at Green House where he disclosed the plans of audio release of ‘Male’ Movie.Addressing the media, R.Chandru delivered his all thanks to media for supporting him and his movies throughout his career.

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CHERRY LAUNCHED
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umanth Shailendra’s latest film Cherry mounted the sets on Friday at Kanteerava Studios. Jayaram Bhadravathi is debuting as director with this movie.Speaking to journalists at a press meet on Saturday, director Jayaram said Cherry is hero Charan’s nickname in the film, which is an action film with a love story laced into it.

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Music album of Title Beka released
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he music album of the film Title Beka was released by retired police officer Sangram Singh at a crowded function in Bengaluru on Friday evening.Director Anand G K said he is freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose’s admirer and so he opted to have the audio release of his film on Bose’s birthday which fell on Friday. The team of Title Beka had a photo of the late freedom fighter at the function.

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HALF MENTAL AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film Half Mental was released by a group of eunuchs in Tribhuvan theatre in Bengaluru on Thursday evening at a crowded function.A song was shown to the huge gathering inside the theatre and the trailer of the film was also shown to the audiences. The film has seven songs for which music has been composed by Bharath.

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KALLODGABITTE COMPLETES SHOOT
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he shoot for the film Kallodgabitte has been completed and is readying for a release by February.This was announced by Uday Prem who has written, directed and produced his first commercial film. Uday Prem who had to stop shoot his first film Chitu Chaitra has also penned the lyrics.According to Uday Prem, the film which has a different story line will take the audiences to a different world. He said the audience will get lost in the film’s narrative.

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MUSIC ALBUM OF MIRCHI RELEASED
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he music album of Mirchi was released at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday night. M Sanjeev has scored the music which has a title song sung by Suneetha and a few duet songs. A film that can be classified under the comedy thriller genre has completed its 30-day shoot and is now on the verge of completing its post-production work.The film’s director B S Sanjay said the film is about a newly wedded couple who go on a honeymoon and run into trouble. He said how the couple come out of it forms the remaining part of the story.

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DUNIYA VIJI CELEBRATES 40TH BIRTHDAY WITH FANS
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t was a special birthday for Duniya Vijay on Tuesday. He rung in his 40th birthday in the presence of his fans gathered in large numbers at the Nartaki theatre in Bengaluru where his latest film Jackson is running to packed houses.After a gap of more than two years he reunited with his family and this is also the first time a movie got released ahead of his birthday as a special gift to his fans.

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ABHINETRI: RELEASING ON JAN. 30
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inally, Pooja Gandhi disclosed the inspiration behind her debutant production movie ‘Abhinetri’! It is none other than legendary actress ‘Minugutare’ Kalpana!! ‘Abhinetri’ is all set to release across the state over 150 theatres on January 30, 2015.Addressing the media, Pooja Gandhi admitted that ‘Minugutate’ Kalpana’s life history inspired her to produce ‘Abhinetri’ movie. She delivered all her credit to the director, Satish Pradhan for indulging in vast research to pen the script.‘By becoming a producer, I came to know the pains and hurdles of a producer in his way. I was asleep for nearly a year after becoming a producer’ Pooja Gandhi admitted.

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JOURNO HARISH CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY WITH ABHINETRI TEAM
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ournalists were in for a surprise when the formal press meet of the film Abhinetri was about to end. Naveen who was hosting the meet handed over the mike to journo Yathiraj. No, Yathiraj did not take the mike to talk about the role he did not do in the film. But, he had an announcement to make. Yes, he said a small cake that had been brought in to celebrate Kannada Prabha journo Harish’s birthday.

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LOVE IN MANDYA HITS 50, RAJA RAJENDRA TRAILER LAUNCHED
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t was twin celebration on Saturday night for producer Uday Mehta's teams. Both the teams of his production films Love in Mandya and Raja Rajendra came together to celebrate 50 days of uccessful run of the former. Raja Rajendra's trailer was also launched on the occasion while a special cake was cut to celebrate the success of Love in Mandya. Satish Neenasam was present from Love in Mandya team along with the film's director Arasu Anthare.

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MANJULA GURURAJ INTRODUCES DISCIPLE ARCHANA SHEKAR TO MUSIC WORLD
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opular Kannada playback singer Manjula Gururaj on Saturday introduced her disciple Archana Shekar to the music world. In a special function organized by Manjula's Sadhana Music School, a CD comprising 54 Kannada film songs Savi Savi Nenapu was released by music composer V Manohar.

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MATTHOMME SHH..! SECOND INNINGS OF HEMANTH HEGDE
‘Nimbehuli’ fame Hemanth Hegde has come back to Gandhinagar with suspense thriller movie ‘Matthomme Shh..!’ J.Karthik, Vijay Surya and Hemanth Hegde himself are playing in lead roles where as Samyukta Horanadu is the heroine of the movie. The muhoortha of the movie took place at Lakshmikantha Temple in Padmanabhanagar on Jan. 16.Addressing the media, Hemanth Hegde, director of the movie said, ‘though I was not intended to make any controversy, ‘Matthomme Shh..!’ title is catching the fire of controversy.

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GAANCHALI: INSPIRED BY ‘ABCD
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.Sudarshan’s debutant directorial movie ‘Gaanchali’ is inspired by none other than bollywood movie ‘ABCD’.  Muhoortha of the movie was took place at Kaarya Siddhi Anjaneya Temple in Girinagar on Jan. 16.Addressing the media, T.Sudarshan said, ‘I’m a student of theatre. In Chitradurga I have had undergone training in directorial department. Later on I’d worked in ‘Naariya Seere kadda’ movie as assistant director

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MIRCHI MANDAKKI KADAK CHAI TO RELEASE ON JAN 23
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irchi Mandakki Kadak Chai, a film directed by a debutante woman director with an all-new star cast will hit the screens on January 23.Billed as a youthful entertainer, Mirchi Mandakki Kadak Chai is about three characters symbolising the famous snack and the beverage.Pradeep, a popular voiceover artiste and television actor praised the director for her clarity in thought as a storyteller.

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PUNEETH, MOHAN LAL-STARRER MYTHRI’S AUDIO RELEASED
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uneeth Rajkumar’s school-going daughters Driti and Vandita released the music album of Mythri at a function in Bengaluru on Friday evening.Speaking on the occasion, Puneeth Rajkumar clarified that he was indeed making a special appearance in the movie and not a guest role as has been reported by a section of the press.“If I find the script interesting I will do the film because what matters to me is that the audiences who buy the ticket to see a movie should like what they are seeing as much as I would have loved the script before accepting the offer,” he said.

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TEASER OF PLAYERS LAUNCHED
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he teaser of the film Players was launched by Sudeep at a function on Friday night in Bengaluru. Sudeep wished the new team good luck for the film’s success.Players is produced by Raghav Loki and Sridhar and it stars Niranjan, Rohit, Swarupini, Jayasheela and Kishore among others.Gurukiran has scored the music for the film, which has been directed by Naveen and Ganesh.

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AMBARISH INAUGURATES REFURBISHED RENUKAMBA PREVIEW THEATRE
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ousing Minister and actor Ambarish inaugurated the refurbished and technologically renovated Renukamba Preview Theatre in Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, on Thursday to mark the festive occasion of Makara Sankranti.The preview theatre has adopted 3D technology with 7.1 digital sound software. The theatre has a new installed 2K projection software.

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JAGGESH DONS NEW ROLE IN DK
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aggesh has just finished work in Prem-starrer DK. On Monday, the actor finished dubbing for the voiceover that will introduce the characters in the film. Jaggesh will also appear as a cartoon that will match his voiceover in the movie. According to producer Prem Jaggesh will lend a comic touch to the introduction of characters during the beginning of the movie and towards the end of the movie. Prem said graphics work for the same had been completed and the film is all set to go for a censor certification.Prem said the film DK, a love story made against the backdrop of politics, will likely hit the theatres by the end of February or March.

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FILM CHAMBER SAYS TITLE NOT APPROVED
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arnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has said it had not approved the title Gundu + Rao title, a film that held its maiden press conference before mounting the sets.Thomas D Souza, president of the apex body told reporters on Monday afternoon that the film chamber will not allow character assassination of a prominent politial leader in Karnataka who rose to become the head of state some years back.

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GUNDU+RAO: ANOTHER PUBLICITY GIMMICK?
‘Silk’ fame director Trishool has stepped in to the shoes of another controversial title called ‘Gundu+Rao-Ex CM’.Though the kfcc has given nod for ‘Production No.1’ title, Trishool has disclosed his movies title as ‘Gundu+Rao-Ex CM’ which led to cross fire by media persons.Trishool justified his move by claiming that, he has asked for the title ‘Gundu+Rao’ and not for ‘Gundurao’ who was ex-CM of Karnataka. And he even clarified that the script has got no relevancy to Gundurao’s real life.

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"SHH.. ECCHARIKE" DEVIL’S LOVE AND HATRED!
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fter upendra directed ‘Shh..!’, it’s now time for ‘Shh.. Eccharike’ movie to horrify and thrill the audience with its horror subject. Nagaraj Kandagal is debuting as the director with this movie. His close friends Jai Ganesh, Stephen, Maruthi and Arun Raj have invested the money to produce the movie and out of them Jai Ganesh, Stephen and Maruthi had played lead roles too. The promo of the movie released in Chamundeshwari Studio on January 12.Addressing the media, Nagaraj Kandagal, director of the movie told, ‘earlier the producers were little reluctant to produce the movie.

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Anand Audio celebrates son’s wedding with film industry folks
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ll roads led to the sprawling Bengaluru Palace on Sunday evening for the Kannada film industry. The new year 2015 began on a high note with almost the entire industry converging at Gayathri Vihar to bless the newly wedded couple. Yes, Mohan Chhabria (of Anand Audio) hosted a lavish wedding reception of his son Anand who tied the nuptial knot with Parul on Sunday.Ravichandran and Shivarajkumar were among the first guests to arrive to wish the newly wedded couple. Former film chamber presidents H D Gangaraj and K V Chandrashekar along with the current Film Chamber President Thomas D Souza were present at the wedding reception amidst a host of other dignitaries.A lavish cuisine spread was also laid out for the guests at the venue. Mohan Chhabria and his wife along with their son Shyam played the perfect hosts on the occasion.  
Rudrathandava’s music album released
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he music album of Rudrathandava was released formally at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday.Director Guru Deshpande said when he saw the Tamil original Pandiya Nadu he felt that Chiranjeevi Sarja would be the apt choice to don Vishal’s role in the Kannada version.Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad said though he could take credit for his performance as an experienced performer in the film majority of the credit should go to the young actors like Chiranjeevi, Radhika, Krishna and Chikkanna

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"SUVVI" AUDIO HITS MARKET
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aja Reddy directed, G.Padmanabha Reddy produced ‘Suvvi’ adudio released yesterday by KFCC President Thomas D’Souza.Addressing the media, Raja Reddy, director of the movie told, ‘shooting of the movie has completed in 45 days schedule. The movie was shot in various greenery locations of Karnataka. The movie has come out very well indeed’ he certified.

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CHARLIE: LIER WILL SOON BECOME A DIRECTOR!: SOORI
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hiva’s debutant directorial, Sunil starrer ‘Charlie’ audio was released in grand ceremony yesterday at The Bell Hotel.Addressing the media, the prominent director Duniya Soori said, ‘One day shiva met me at the time of ‘Inthi Ninna Preethiya’ movie in Kanteerava studio claiming that he had worked with the famous director Madhur Bhandarkar in Mumbai. I believed his words and had given him a chance to work with me.

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Rudrathandava completes shoot, ready for censor
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udrathandava, a film that stars Chiranjeevi Sarja and Radhika Kumaraswamy in lead roles has completed its shoot and the subsequent post production work including the re-recording recently. The film is ready to be censored.Guru Deshpande, who has directed Rudrathandava also said the audio CD of the film has now been made available in the market following the soft launch done by hat-trick hero Shivarajkumar at the actor’s home in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

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Pooja Gandhi’s Abhinetri to release on Jan 30, dubbed into 8 languages
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ctress Pooja Gandhi who has turned producer with her much-awaited film Abhinetri is all set to hit the theatres on January 30 all over Karnataka.The film Abhinetri is also now being dubbed into eight languages – Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Bengali and Punjabi. Perhaps, this is the first time a Kannada film is being dubbed in Punjabi and Marathi with Punjabi being the actress’s mother tongue.

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Renukamba Theatre ready with 3D technology
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ousing Minister and actor Ambarish will inaugurate the refurbished and technologically renovated Renukamba Preview Theatre in Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, on the festive occasion of Makara Sankranti.Making this announcement to journalists on Wednesday evening, Kumar Bangarappa owner of the theatre said the new facility is ready for people of the film fraternity. The preview theatre has adopted 3D technology with 7.1 digital sound software. The theatre has a new installed 2K projection software, he said.

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Health camp on Jan 11 for film fraternity, families
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he Karnataka Film Directors’ Association is organizing a health camp on January 11 for the members of the entire film fraternity and their families.P H Vishwanath, president of the association told reporters in Bengaluru on Wednesday that the camp will be held at Gururaja Kalyana Mantapa that is situated adjacent to Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce building between 10 am and 2 pm.He said as part of the camp families connected to the film industry can also get themselves examined.

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Music album of Sharan’s film Raja Rajendra released
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he music album of the film Raja Rajendra was released at a function in Bengaluru on Tuesday night. The film that stars Sharan in the lead is produced by Uday Mehta and directed by P Kumar.Director P Kumar said the film happened because of Sharan and his encouragement. He said he had narrated the story to Sharan over the phone to which the actor had okayed it.“

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Vikram’s film ‘I’ releasing on Jan 14
“The film ‘I’ is an Indian film made for Indian audiences that will be appreciated by international audiences with the film all set to release in India,” said Tamil actor Vikram on Tuesday afternoon at a multiplex in Bengaluru.The actor who was on a whirlwind promotional tour of his trilingual film ‘I’ visited a multiplex to interact with his fans and the media ahead of its release. Amidst loud cheering by the crowds gathered at the mall where the multiplex is situated, Vikram said “I feel like a school kid who is feeling excited about my work and I cannot wait for the film to release. Also, I cannot wait for my mother to see it as much as I want to see it myself.”

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"MADHURA SWAPNA" SACRIFICE FOR LOVE!
‘In recent past movies lovers duo used to sacrifice their love for the interest of their parents. But, in ‘Madhura Swapna’ the parents itself sacrifice their interest to make success their children’s love’ says Ravi Ratnam, the director of the movie.Addressing the media, Ravi Ratnam said, ‘The movie revolves round love and parents sentiment. The movie is almost completed and it is all set to released in between Feb-March’ he said.

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"TITLU BEKA" MOST EXPECTED MOVIE OF 2015!
‘Titlu Beka’ movie is the most expected movie of 2015. I’m eagerly waiting for the movie to be released’ said Neha Patil, the heroine of the movie ‘Titlu Beka’.In turn the media persons questioned her ‘On what basis ‘Titlu Beka’ movie is most expected movie of 2015?’ which took Neha Patil in candid.Though she couldn’t answer properly to media persons’ question, ‘the movies I’ve worked till today, ‘Titlu Beka’ is a different movie. Therefore this movie is most expected movie for me in 2015’ she justified!

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Paipoti to release on Jan 9
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annada film Paipoti is all set to hit the screens in about 100 theatres across Karnataka on January 9.The film stars Gururaj, Niranjan and Pooja in lead roles. The film is directed by Ramnarayan and produced by Laksh Obedh.Addressing a press meet ahead of the film’s release in Bengaluru on Monday, director Ramnarayan said the film is a comedy that talks about two guys in competition to win the love of the girl. He said the guys are trying to outwit each other to impress the girl resulting in comical situations. The climax will reveal the guy that the girl chooses as her partner, he said.

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From Tulu Nadu to Kannada cinema
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rjun Kapikad, son of veteran Tulu theatre person Devdas Kapikad is now making his debut in Kannada cinema with Madhura Swapna.The tall guy from Mangaluru is confident that the Kannada film Madhura Swapna will do him a world of good and get him more opportunities as he says his role in the film has all elements that the audiences could expect.Arjun Kapikad has played the lead role in Tulu film Rang that ran for 100 days in Mangaluru. Yet another Tulu film of his Chalipolilu has completed 70 days of successful run at the box-office in Mangaluru.

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STATE AWARDS 2013 ANNOUNCED NIKHIL MANJU BAGGED BEST ACTOR AWARD
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he State Film Awards 2013 have been announced and Nikhil Manju has bagged the best actor award and the best director award for his ‘Hajj’ movie. Whereas veteran actor Srinath conferred with the highest film award Dr. Rajkumar award for Lifetime Achievement which consists of Rs. 2 lakh cash and a gold medal.The jury headed by theatre person and veteran actor G.K.Govindarao announced the state awards 2013 yesterday. The interesting fact is that, all the three best films award have gone to art films this time.

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Song picturisation for Male
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song written by lyricist Shivananje Gowda was being picturised at a palatial house in Doddamaralavadi near Kanakapura on Saturday. The sequence that was being shot was that of a wedding function of the heroine Amulya’s friend, which is attended by hero Prem as well.Actor Prem of Nenapirali fame told journalists said choreographer Harsha had conceptualized a stylish presentation of the song that was being shot on Saturday.

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Ravichandran reunites with Lahari Audio after 25 years
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razy star Ravichandran and Lahari Audio have joined hands after almost 25 years to release the audio of the actor’s new film Apoorva. The audio will be released on the eve of Sankranti festival.Ravichandran and Lahari Audio have worked together in just three films – Premaloka (1987), Ranadheera (1988) and Shanti Kranti (1990) all of which were big hits. Premaloka’s music album had then sold 38 lakh cassettes which has remained an unbroken record in South India.

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Yash’s Masterpiece set to roll
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pcoming star Yash is all set to start work on his latest film. The film titled Masterpiece will mount the sets on the star’s birthday in January. Buoyed by the success of Mr & Mrs Ramachari that has collected more than Rs 15 crore in one week, Yash will be working with writer Manju Mandavya who is now turning director with Masterpiece. Masterpiece is being produced by Hombale Combines. Actress Shanvi Srivastava who acted in the 2014 Kannada hit Chandralekha will be playing Yash’s female counterpart in the movie. Shanvi has almost finished work on another untitled film in Kannada which is a remake of Telugu hit Ala Modalindi.
Music album of Sri Siddappaji released
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ugar Minister H S Mahadeva Prasad released the music album of the devotional film Sri Siddappaji at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday evening. Speaking on the occasion he said it was heartening to see that a producer had taken courage to shoot a film on god-man Sri Siddappaji at a time when there are no devotional films at all.

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Darbar’s trailer launched before muhurta
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or the first time in Kannada film industry, the cast and crew of the film Darbar launched its 2-minute trailer on Thursday evening in Bengaluru even before the movie mounted the sets.In an unprecedented exercise, producer Mariswamy has invested about Rs 2 lakh on filming a trial version of the trailer even before the film mounted the sets.Darbar which stars Surya and Shravya Rao in lead roles will be launched in March 2015.

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Music album of Premarpane released
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he music album of the film Premarpane was released at a simple function in Bengaluru on Thursday evening.The film is produced by Krishna Reddy and directed by Sangeet Sagar who has also composed the music for the film.Sangeet Sagar has directed three films and Premarpane is his fourth directorial venture. The film stars Nagarjuna, son of producer Krishna Reddy, and Sanjana Naidu in lead roles.

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Upendra’s film Shivam to hit screens on Jan 2
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he Upendra-starrer Shivam will hit the screens on January 2 across Karnataka in about 180 to 200 theatres. The film is being distributed by Jayanna for Bengaluru-Kolar-Tumakuru areas while the film is being distributed in other areas by Venkat Movies.The film’s title ran into controversy right from the time the project was announced. The movie was originally titled Basavanna with a gun toting Brahmin in the initial publicity posters of the film. The film was then renamed as Brahmana which also ran into a controversy. 

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ಕಲಾಕೇಸರಿ ಉದಯ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ರವರ ೨೯ನೇ ಸಂಸ್ಮರಣೆಯ "ನೃತ್ಯೋದಯ" ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದ ಪತ್ರಿಕಾ ವರದಿ.
ಕಲಾಕೇಸರಿ ನಟಸಾಮ್ರಾಟ್ ಪವನಸುತ ಉದಯ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ರವರು ಕನ್ನಡ ನಾಡು, ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರರಂಗ ಕಂಡ ಅಭೂತಪೂರ್ವ ಅಪ್ರತಿಮ ಕಲಾವಿದರು ಮಾತ್ರವಲ್ಲದೇ ಕನ್ನಡ ನಾಡು-ನುಡಿಗಾಗಿ ಸೇವೆಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ ನಾಡಭಟ, ನಾಟಕಕಾರ, ಚಿಂತಕ, ವಾಗ್ಮಿ, ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಹರಿಕಾರ, ಕೃತಿರಚನಕಾರ, ವಚನಪದರಚನಕಾರ, ಪ್ರಚಂಡ ಭಾಷಾಭಿಮಾನಿ, ಕನ್ನಡ-ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತ-ತೆಲುಗು ಭಾಷೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಶುದ್ಧಶಾಸ್ತ್ರೀಯ ಸಂಗೀತ ಕೃತಿಗಳನ್ನು ರಚಿಸಿ ಇಂದಿಗೂ ಜನಮಾನಸದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಳಿಯದ ಛಾಪನ್ನು ಮೂಡಿಸಿರುವ ಕಲಾಭೀಷ್ಮ ಎಂದು ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷತೆ ವಹಿಸಿದ್ದ, ಕಲಾಕೇಸರಿಯವರ ನಿಕಟವರ್ತಿಗಳಾಗಿದ್ದ ಖೋಡೆ ಸಮೂಹ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಾಪಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಶ್ರೀಯುತ ಶ್ರೀಹರಿ.ಎಲ್.ಖೋಡೆರವರು ನೆನಪಿಸಿಕೊಂಡರು.

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Vishnuvardhan Memorial: High Court stays construction work
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arnataka High Court has directed authorities concerned from proceeding with construction activity pertaining to Dr Vishnuvardhan Memorial based on a PIL that states that the memorial is being built on a buffer zone of forest land.A vacation bench of the High Court on Tuesday passed the interim order after hearing the petition filed by a group of environmentalists led by R Sharath Babu.  The stay will be in force until further orders.The petitioners had claimed that the construction work cannot be permitted at buffer zone around forest lands while claiming that the land allotted by the government for the memorial fell in the buffer zone.

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Khushi Khushiyaagi releasing on New Year’s Day
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hushi Khushiyaagi will release in about 100-130 theatres across Karnataka on New Year’s Day (Jan 1, 2015). N Kumar has taken over the distribution rights of the film.The film, which is a remake of Telugu hit Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde, stars Ganesh, Amulya, Nandini Rai, Sadhu Kokila, Achyut Kumar, Silly Lalli Anand and Sangeetha among others in the cast.Khushi Khushiyaagi, a romantic comedy film, is directed by debutant Yogi G Raj who has worked with Milana Prakash, Preetham Gubbi

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Kasturi Nivasa completes 50 days
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vergreen Kannada film Kasturi Nivasa has completed 50 days of successful run at the box-office. The film is currently running about 8 to 10 theatres in mofussil areas of Karnataka, according to its producer K C N Mohan.The black and white classic film that starred Dr Rajkumar in the lead was made in the 1970s and was recently re-released in colour across the state at an investment of mor than Rs 2 crore.

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FROM HELL TO PRAKRUTHIYA MADILU
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t was the audio launch of Prakruthiya madilu banavaasi. The director of the film, dheeraj Surya  who claims that he has been to hell in the process to make a film in sandalwood, shared his plight in front of a packed crowd at chamundeshwari studio preview hall. Being an aide to the man who is known for his witty humor Mr.kaashinath, dheeraj Surya has seen the rough patch

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Audio for Kannada film Bombay Mitai released
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annada’s rising cine star Yash released the music album of the film Bombay Mitai directed by debutant Chandramohan at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday night.The actor who is riding high on the consecutive successes of his films recalled those struggling days when he stayed with the director Chandramohan at the latter’s place.

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Karnataka Film Chamber urges govt to raise subsidy for Kannada films
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arnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has urged the government of Karnataka to raise the subsidy amount given for Kannada films to Rs 20 lakh from the existing Rs 10 lakh.The newly elected president of the apex body of the Kannada film industry Thomas D Souza told reporters in his maiden press meet on Saturday that the government should come forward to allot land for construction of 300-seater ‘Janata Chitramandira’ all over the state.D Souza said the survey had been completed to find suitable locations to build at least 50 to 60 small theatres all over the state which should benefit the producers recover their investments.The president of the apex body also said it has urged the government to speed up implementation of Goonda Act to check piracy that continued to be rampant.D Souza said the film chamber has also urged the government to close down illegal video parlours in all the districts to help producers.He said the film chamber will also take up the construction work of Amrutha Bhavana that will meet international standards.Members of the newly elected body A Ganesh, G Venkatesh, H Anantha Murthy, Ba Ma Harish, B R Keshava, R Sunder Raj, K V Venkatesh and others were also present.
Ondu Romantic Crime Kathe completes shoot
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annada film Ondu Romantic Crime Kathe, a remake of the Telugu film Oka Romantic Crime Katha has completed the shoots and is all set to go for certification.The Kannada film which is directed by Shyam Chaitanya said the movie will be a crime thriller that will show real-life incidents that have happened in college campuses in Bengaluru and Mysuru.The film has Arun of Gombegala Love fame in the lead with debutants Ashwini, Pooja and Sonal completing the other lead roles.

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Anant Nag escapes unhurt in road mishap
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eteran actor Anant Nag had a lucky escape on the Christmas Day as the car in which he was travelling met with an accident near Bidadi.Anant Nag said the road mishap involved four cars and the car in which he was travelling hit another cab head-on.Media reports quoting witnesses said the car in which the senior actor was travelling hit a cab from behind rammed into the median and veered off the highway before coming to a halt.Anant Nag had a close shave when the accident occurred at around 11.30 am on Thursday.“Luckily, there were no casualties or deaths. We have all come back home safely,” said Anant Nag. The accident involved four cars which got smashed up in the mishap, he said.The driver of the vehicle suffered fractures in his limbs, reports said, adding that he was rushed to the nearby hospital for treatment.The senior actor, who was returning to Bengaluru from Mysuru after attending the shooting of the Darshan-starring movie Airavatha, expressed happiness that he was back home safely.  Traffic on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway was disrupted for a while, soon after the accident took place.
Sharmila Mandre heads to Bollywood
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annada heroine Sharmila Mandre has been cast in a Hindi film that will go on floors in January. Senior journalist-turned-film-maker Khalid Mohammed is readying to remake Sai Paranjpye’s 1983 classic Katha that had Deepti Naval, Farooque Shaikh and Naseeruddin Shah in lead roles.Now, Sharmila Mandre has been signed to reprise the role of Deepti Naval in the remake version. While Sohum Shah of Ship of Theseus will essay Farooque Shaikh’s role, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub of Raanjhanaa fame will step into Naseeruddin Shah’s role.With the signing of this film, Sharmila Mandre who has done films in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu will step into the big world of Hindi cinema.Sharmila Mandre, who now spells her name as Sharmiela, was selected after a two-month long search and after director Khalid Mohammed auditioned many girls for the role. Khalid Mohammed says it was veteran film-maker Shyam Benegal who helped him finalise the girl. Khalid Mohammed was quoted as saying that “Sharmila has the right balance of natural beauty, glamour and acting talent.”The remake version of Katha will be shot in a locality in Andheri, Mumbai which is similar to the original that was shot in a chawl in Churchgate, Mumbai.Sharmila is currently working in Kannada films Goa and Mumtaz that are under production.
Music album of Vijay Raghavendra’s Ranatantra released
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he music album of the film Ranatantra was released at a simple function in a preview theatre in Bengaluru on Wednesday evening.The film stars Vijay Raghavendra, Haripriya, Aishwarya and Satyajit among others in the lead.Speaking on the occasion, Vijay Raghavendra said the film will be a complete entertainer for the audiences as it has a good storyline.

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South Indian film director K Balachander dies
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enowned South Indian film director, script writer and producer K Balachander died in Chennai on Tuesday evening after a brief illness. Balachander, 84, popularly known as KB was admitted to a private hospital recently after he had developed fever and certain other age-related ailments.He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. His other son had reportedly died recently this year.Hospital sources said he had suffered a heart attack by 6.45 pm and he succumbed to it by 7.02 pm.

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Yash keen on maintaining winning streak
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lush with the success of his last four back-to-back films Yash is today on a high. His latest film Mr & Mrs Ramachari is all set to hit the screens on Christmas Day across Karnataka. Yash says the film will cater to all sections of the audience without falling in any single genre. Yash says Ramachari is a lovely love story with ingrained family values with a different presentation.

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JOTHI ALIAS KOTHIRAJ RELEASING ON DEC. 25
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avid Sebastin Directed, Jytothiraj starrer ‘Jothi alias Kothiraj’ is all set to release on the holy day of Christmas. The movie is releasing around 100 theatres across the state. Arya Mourya Gowda is distributing the movie.The awesome stunts by world acclaimed rock climber Jothiraj is the soul of the movie. The movie was shot in Chitradurga, Jog Falls and other greenery places of karnataka. The movie is based on real story of Jothiraj says the director David Sebastin.Deepika Das and Aishani Shetty are playing heroine roles opposite to Jothiraj. Deepika Das is playing a media personality role where as Aishani Shetty an innocent girl role.Seven Star Bhaskar composed the music for the movie. Mohan is the Cinematographer of the movie. Dr.Doddarangegowda penned lyrics.
Upendra starrer Shivam gets censor clearance with cuts
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ogged by controversies ever since the launch of the movie, Kannada film Shivam starring Upendra in the lead is all set to hit the screens. The movie which has undergone title changes from Basavanna and Brahmana to now Shivam has been given U/A certification by the Censor Board.Director Srinivasa Raju told journalists at a press conference on Monday night that the film certification body had suggested more than 20 cuts to the movie which is in no way going to harm the movie.

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Producers Jayanna, Bhogendra to release Ramachari on Dec 25
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roducers Jayanna and Bhogendra are ready to release their 12th Kannada film in theatres on Christmas Day. Mr & Mrs Ramachari that stars the hit pair Yash and Radhika Pandit will release in more than 175 theatres across the state on December 25 as they try to cash in on the holiday season crowd.Producers Jayanna and Bhogendra are said to be in control of the cinema business all over the state when it comes to distributing their own production

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Ajai Rao enters into wedlock with Sapna
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ctor Krishna Ajai Rao entered into wedlock with Sapna at a simple ceremony in a temple on December 18. The hero who has ventured into production recently with Krishnaleela got married at his family’s deity Holagamma Temple in Koppal district.Ajai Rao said he had desired to get married at this temple as soon as he found a suitable girl and after attaining marriageable age. “I have fond memories of this temple when my father used to carry me on his shoulders as a small boy. This temple has a rich history from the Vijayanagar era I had made a vow to get married as soon as I found the right girl.

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Music album of Ajai Rao’s Krishnaleela released
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hallenging Star Darshan released the music album of Krishna Ajai Rao’s maiden production venture Krishnaleela at a function in Gandhinagar on Saturday night.Darshan wished Ajai Rao all success for his foray into film production.The film which has music by Sridhar Sambram is directed by Shashank. Ajai Rao had worked with Shashank

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RANJAN’S INDIAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FROM FEB’ 28 TO MAR’ 1, 2015
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he Indian Short Film Festival is being organized by Ranjan Entertainments from February 28 to March 1, 2015.‘Ranjan’ is a teamed formed by Kiran V, Jayaram H.N. and Dimpu N who all have completed the diploma course in Film direction from the Adarsha Film and TV Institute, Bangalore.  Indian Short Film Festival is the first venture by this team.

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"DYNAMIC" LOVE STORY ON A GRAVE!
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agendra Kanakapura, the producer of ‘Dyamic’ movie is an entrepreneur of Xerox business. But he was mad enough about cinema from his childhood itself. He has already penned three to four scripts which were rejected by Gandhinagara Film makers. Therefore he decided to become himself a producer and produced ‘Dynamic’ movie with the back drop of underworld story. The subtitle of the movie is ‘Love story on a grave’!

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"GOOLIHATTI" AUDIO RELEASED
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hashank Raj directed, Bhargav produced and Pavan Surya debutant movie ‘Goolihatti’ audio released in grand function at Bell hotel yesterday (Dec. 19)The audio release was inaugurated by Salumarada Thimmakka by lighting up the lamps and pouring water to a plant.Addressing the media, Famous director S.Narayan said, ‘though Shashank Raj is not my student, I’ve had worked with him in three occasions. i.e., in Ambi Sambhrama, Indian Film Centenary ceremony and Dr. Rajkumar memorial inauguration function. He is a hard worker with punctuality, discipline, patience and dedication’ he appreciated.

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MALE: AUDIO RELEASE ON DEC. 31
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.Chandru produced, Tejas debut directorial movie ‘Male’ has completed its talkie portion and the team is all set to release its audio on December 31, 2014 in a grand ceremony.Addressing the media, R.Chandru told, ‘As I was busy in tollywood, I couldn’t join the ‘Male’ team till today. But today I’m very happy that movie has come out very well. Indeed the director Tejas is going to prove himself with ‘Male’ movie in Sandalwood’ he expressed confidence.

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PREETHI PYAR AND LOVE: ANOTHER CONVTROVERSIAL MOVIE?
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ith the back drop of controversial Love Jihad, Oscar Krishna is directing a new movie ‘Preethi Pyar and Love’. Muhurtha of the movie was done in Sanjayanagara’s Nagaspandana Park yesterday. (Dec. 18)Addressing the media, Oscar Krishna told, ‘The movie is based on ‘Arali Katte’ novel written by Yogesh Master. The subject deals with Old Bengaluru and Modern Bengaluru’s cultural conflicts.

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ಮಾತಿನ ಮೊನೆ -- ಹಗ್ಗದ ಕೊನೆ
ಮಾತು ಮಾತು ಮಥಿಸಿಬಂದ ನಾದದ ನವನೀತದಲಿ ್ಲ ಮಿಂದೇಳುವ ಅನುಭವವನ್ನು ಕಟ್ಟಿಕೊಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ ನಿದರ್ೇಶಕ ದಯಾಳ್ ಪದ್ಮನಾಭನ್. ದಿವಂಗತ ಪರ್ವತವಾಣಿಯವರ ಹಗ್ಗದ ಕೊನೆ ನಾಟಕ 1963 ರಲಿ ್ಲ ರಂಗದ ಮೇಲೆ ಮಿಂಚಿದ್ದು, ಈಗ ಇತಿಹಾಸ. ಪ್ರಸ್ತುತ ಸವಾಜದ ಅಮಾನುಷತೆಯನ್ನು, ಮರಣ ದಂಡನೆ ಎಂಬ ನ್ಯಾಯಾಂಗ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆಯ ತೀರ್ಪನ್ನೂ, ವರ್ತಮಾನದ ತೂಗು ತಕ್ಕಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಇಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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Actress Prajna turns entrepreneur, gets into event management
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ollowing in the footsteps of a few actresses who have turned event managers, Prajna is the latest actress in Sandalwood to start her own venture formally.Encouraged by the response she got in the Sandalwood star nite at the Yuva Dasara meet in Mysuru recently, Prajna launched her own event company Live Spotlight Events at UB City on Tuesday night.As a prelude to the launch of her event management company,

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Music album of Raate released
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he music album of director A P Arjun’s third directorial venture Raate was released in Bengaluru at a star hotel on Tuesday evening amidst a star-studded gathering.The audio release function was crowded with the presence of stars of the likes of Sudeep, Darshan, Dhruva Sarja, Yash, Kitty, Ravishankar Gowda, Bullet Prakash, Nenapirali Prem, Shashank and Yogaraj Bhat among others.

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Another horror comedy film mounts the set
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new film tentatively titled D16 or December 16 mounted the sets on Tuesday at the Kanteerava Studio. Madhusudan Rao Hawaldar who made Aa Marma is producing, scripting and directing the film along with penning the lyrics.Madhusudan Rao told journalists that his new movie is a cinema within a cinema adding the film will have elements of horror and comedy. Subject to approval of the title from the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce, the film will be titled either D16 or December 16, he said.Madhusudan Rao has made Telugu films like Vamsham, America America, No 1 Hero and Prema Charitra.

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KATTE’ PUBLICITY FOR ‘KATTE’ MOVIE!
‘Kattes are the part of rural area lifestyle. To promote ‘Katte’ movie in rural area, we are planning to start katte publicity in rural areas too. By this we are going to create curiosity among the villagers about ‘Katte’ movie’-Nagendra, PRO of ‘Katte’ movie disclosed his future publicity strategies at ‘Katte’ audio release function.N.Om Prakash Rao directed

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SAPNONKI RAANI’ ADVICE TO YOUNGSTERS BY VETERAN ACTRESS B.SAROJA DEVI
‘Now a day movie titles are becoming un pronounceable. ‘Tagadu-Pagadu’ titles are becoming the title of Kannada movies. Even the songs are non hearable. In early days it was not like this. Every line of the song was hearable and the music was meticulous. These days costumes of heroines are non watchable. Such things should be avoided in Kannada movies’ Veteran actress B.Saroja Devi

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KOLAHALA’ RELEASING ON DEC. 19
`Kolahala’-the all new comers movie is all set to release on December 19 around 55 theatres. Kailash theatre would be the main theatre in K.G.Road.Bhaskar hails from Andhra Pradesh is debuting as director from this movie. He had written screenplay too. Sai veepanagundla is producing the movie.Chetan, Murali, Sunil Kuri acting as heroes of the movie where as Shyamala, Poornima and Parimala were paired as heroines respectively. Chetan, Murali, Sunil Kuri acting as heroes of the movie where as Shyamala, Poornima and Parimala were paired as heroines respectively. ‘Kolahala’ is a comic and message oriented movie claimed the director Bhaskar.
Vasu teams up with Shivanna for Shivalinga
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lush with the recent success of his Kannada film Drishya, well-known South Indian director P Vasu has started work on his latest film Shivalinga that stars Shiva Rajkumar in the lead.Vasu has chosen to direct a detective film which is also a musical film with comical elements in Shivalinga and is working with Shivanna for the first time although he was involved in scripting for the actor’s film Rathasaptami very early in the actor’s career.The director who has called the shots for some of well-known Vishnuvardhan’s films is working with a member of the Rajkumar family only for the second time. Vasu, who had directed Rajkumar in Guri is now taking his friendship with Shivanna of more than 30 years to the celluloid.

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CID ‘SHIVALINGA’!
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n early 1970’s Dr. Rajkumar performed the role of CID in movies like ‘CID Rajanna’, ‘Operation diamond Racket’, ‘Jedarabale’ and few others. It’s now time for his elder son Shivarajkumar to play the role of CID in upcoming movie ‘Shivalinga’.Dr. Shivarajkumar starrer, Veteran director P.Vasu directorial and ‘Shravani Subramanya’ fame producer K.A.Suresh productions ‘Shivalinga’ have had muhurtha today (Dec. 15) at Kanteerava Studio.Addressing the media, ‘This is the first time I’m playing a CID officer’s role in my film career.

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Vinay Rajkumar’s Siddhartha music album launched
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razy Star V Ravichandran released the music album of Vinay Rajkumar’s debut film Siddhartha at a colourful function on Sunday evening in the Bengaluru Palace.Parvathamma Rajkumar also celebrated her 75th birthday with all her family members on stage by cutting a huge cake on the occasion. Raghavendra Rajkumar even sang the famous song Amma Neenu Namagaagi sung by his father Dr Rajkumar to befit the occasion.

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Karnataka Bulldozers team sport new jersey for CCL 5
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eam members of the Karnataka Bulldozers team displayed their new jersey and walked up the stage at a function organized to unveil their sport shirt for the forthcoming season 5 of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) tourney on Sunday afternoon at a plush hotel in Bengaluru.

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"POWER***" POWER PACKED 100 DAYS CELEBRATION
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he Jnanajyothi Sabhangana was overcrowded by fan followers of Puneet Rajkumar. Most of the kannada film industry faculties were present there too. The reason was power packed completion of 100 days of Puneet Rajkumar Starrer ‘Power***’ movie.

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"PREMA PALLAKKI" AUDIO RELEASED BY FORMER DY. CM R.ASHOK
‘Since my childhood I’m a stubborn man. In my childhood I wanted to ride a cycle. That dream was fulfilled by my father. When I grew up I wanted to ride a bike. That dream was too achieved. Later on I wanted to purchase a car.

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THOMAS D’SOUZA ASSUMED THE OFFICE OF KFCC
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he new kfcc president Thomas D'Souza has been assumed the office today around 11 am. (Dec. 14) He had been elected unanimously as the president of kfcc.This year president post was meant for exhibitor sector and Thomas D’Souza along with Anand and Jairaj had contested for the post of the president. However, both Anand and Jairaj had withdrawn the nominations and Thomas D’Souza was elected unanimously a few days back

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Audio album for Yogaraj Bhat’s Vaastu Prakara released
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he music album for Yogaraj Bhat’s much-awaited film Vaastu Prakara was released on Friday night at a simple ceremony in Gandhinagar.After releasing the movie’s musical album, actor Yash praised Jaggesh’s style of dialogue delivery and his double entendre. He said Jaggesh can truly be called a superstar because even if people didn’t know who the director

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H.K. FREEDOM MOVEMENT STORY ON SILVER SCREEN SOON
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reedom movement turned around in Hyderabad Karnataka in British era is becoming a movie and is going on floors in the mid of March or April.Kum. Veerabhadrappa, the story writer said, ‘the story is based on real incident happened at the time of freedom movement in Hyderabad Karnataka. The story is pertaining to no race of caste but it has got love, patriotism in its context’ he said.‘The story is very impressive. The story runs in the back drop of freedom movement that happened in Hyderabad Karnataka. The story belongs to every citizen of India and not to any race or caste. The story is intended to awake patriotism in every Indian’ Madan Patel, Director of the movie told.‘Till now star cast, technician crew is not yet finalized. We are in search or star cast and technician crew and soon it is going to be finalized’ he concluded.
"ONE WAY" THREE IN ONE PRESS MEET!
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t was a three in one press meet of ‘One way’ movie. Though it was a press meet of ‘One way’ movie, the team had projected two songs of the movie and celebrated Rajanikanth’s 65th birthday too.`Jai Jai Rajani’ song of the movie is dedicated to Rajanikanth himself and the song is going to be projected in Gopalan Mall of Mysore Road tomorrow at the time of interval of Rajanikanth starrer ‘Lingaa’ movie.

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"PREETHI KITABU" THE DAILY DIARY OF HEROINE!
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ne more personality from media is debuting as silver screen director. Vitthal Bhat, a TV journalist is all set to direct a movie named as ‘Preethi Kithabu’.Muhurtha of the movie took place near popular temple of Sri Anjaneyaswamy at Nagarabavi. Diamond Star Srinagara Kitty clapped for first scene of the movie whereas, Veteran Cinematographer H.M.Ramachandra switched on the camera.

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Veteran Sandalwood cinematographer Janakiram dies
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eteran cinematographer of Kannada film industry Janakiram died in Hyderabad on Wednesday after a prolonged illness.Janakiram, who is also a producer and director, had been in coma for the last few days and had been ailing for the last two to three years.

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Cinema-TV directory release on Jan 26
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annada film publicist M G Lingaraj is planning to bring out the seventh edition of the Cinema-TV Directory on January 26, 2015, under the aegis ofNandini Publications to cater to the demands of the entertainment industry in Karnataka.Spurred by the success of the sixth edition of the directory, the 2015-16 edition of the directory will have addresses of actors, actresses, producers, directors, cameramen, music composers, studios, theatres, cinema units, training centres and all cinema and television allied activities in more than 50 categories.According to Lingaraj, the new directory, which is likely run into 600 pages, promises to contain more than 6,000 telephone numbers and more than 1,000 e-mail ids of personnel associated with the entertainment industry.Lingaraj also says the directory will be available only for people who work in Kannada cinema and television industry. He also intends to distribute the directory to people working in the neighbouring entertainment industry of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.Lingaraj has invited those people working in the Kannada entertainment industry to intimate changes in their addresses and phone numbers by the end of December. Lingaraj can be contacted on phone no 9448613976 or e-mail to lingaraj.mgr@gmail.com. Lingaraj has worked as a film publicist for more than 150 Kannada films. He was ably assisted by his brother Kallesh who has now branched out to become an independent publicist. Kallesh has worked as a publicist for about 50 Kannada films.
MAYURA’ IN CINEMASCOPE: RE-RELEASING ON DEC. 12
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he recent past success of ‘Kasturi Nivasa’ is becoming a spirit to other producers who produced Rajkumar movies in early 1970 and 80's. Back to kasturi Nivasa, ‘Mayura’, the super duper hit of 1970’s is all set to hit the silver screen on this December 12. The movie is enhanced with cinemascope and DTS effects.Speaking to cinecircle.in,

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7th Biffes on the 5th Day Additional award for Kannada films at BIFFES
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r Vidyashankar, Artistic Director, 7th BIFFES, while giving details about the closing ceremony and awards, stated that this year there will be an additional award for Kannada films which will be given by the international jury. Apart from this three Indian films and one film from the Asia region, will also be awarded. He stated this during a media interaction in Bangalore on Tuesday.

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"NAMO BHOOTATMA" STEADY COLLECTIONS
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omal kumar starrer ‘Namo Bhootatma’ is running successfully towards third week with steady collections. The movie has already covered 1.5 Cr. share in second week itself. The movie is earning more revenue in multiplexes compared to other regional movies. Now the producers are anticipating good satellite rights for the movie as the satellite rights were not sold before release.

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NAANU HEMANTH AVALU SEVANTHI ON DEC. 12
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udhakara Bannanje directed ‘Naanu Hemanth Avalu Sevanthi’ movie is releasing on December 12.Addressing the media, ‘The movie is all about a triangular love story. The script consists of various twists with distinct climax’ director Sudhakar Bannanje said. ‘The movie has come out very well. In the movie there is humor but not obscenity. Madan Mohan has composed an extra ordinary music.

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"NAANI" SUHASINI-JAI JAGADISH PAIRING AFTER ‘BANDHANA
‘Naani’ is a story based on the incident of a test tube baby who was born and brought up in Gujarat around 1997. Though the story is based on a haunted soul, it does not consist of any kind of revenge, bloodshed or dark elements. The story revolves around the family sentiments of two generations’ director Raghavendra Gollhalli said.Addressing the media, ‘in the movie Suhasini and Jai Jagadish paired as first generation couples and Manish Arya

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PROTEST BY PRODUCERS IN FRONT OF KFCC
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lleging the president H.D.Gangaraju is conspiring to create hindrance to election process, the producer sector demonstrated protest in front of KFCC office today (Dec. 8). Producers A.Ganesh, Ba.Ma.Harish and many other producers were present in the protest.Speaking to cinecircle.in, A.Ganesh, who unanimously elected as vice president recently said, ‘The election of KFCC is slated on Dec. 13. But the president H.D.Gangaraju is conspiring to postpone the election process’ he alleged.‘The term of H.D.Gangaraju has already completed in the month of November itself. Due to Dr. Rajkumar memorial inauguration function, his term was extended. Now formal election process is going on and the election is slated on Dec. 13. At this moment some people including H.D.Gangaraju are trying to postpone the election indefinitely’ he expressed his anger.Ba.Ma.Harish alleged that, ‘there are irregularities in voters list. Many unauthorized persons entered in to the voters list. For this misappropriation K.C.N. Chandrashekhar, the electoral officer is responsible’ he said.Due to the protest, there was a traffic jam in Shivananda Circle for few hours.
"DK" SHOOTING COMPLETED; AUDIO TO BE RELEASED ON DEC. 11
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ogi Prem starrer ‘DK’ has completed its shooting yesterday (Dec. 6). The movie is shot in Bengaluru, Srirangapatna, Mysore and Ladakh of Kashmir for 60 days.Addressing the media Vijay Hampale (Previously Uday Prakash), director of the movie said, ‘there was an allegation on me that I’ll take at least two years to complete a movie. But I’ve completed the shooting of ‘DK’ in just 60 days. This is all because of the cooperation of Rakshitha and Prem’ he admitted.

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"ALONE" FIRST SCHEDULE COMPLETED
‘Shatru’ fame JKS directed ‘Alone’ had completed its first schedule of 30 days shooting. Some scenes of the movie were shot on the bank of kaapu beach and the rest in Chamundeshwari studio where the magnificent set was erected.Addressing the media, JKS, director of the movie said, ‘This is the third movie of my career. This movie stands distinct compared to my earlier two movies.

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7TH BIFFES INAUGURATED
SOON NEW MOTION PICTURE POLICY: CM SIDDARAMAIAH
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th Bengaluru International Film Festival was inaugurated by CM Siddaramaiah yesterday (Dec. 4) at Ambedkar Bhavan.The 7th BIFFES is jointly convened by KCA and Department of Information and Public Relations from Dec. 4 to Dec. 11, 2014.Addressing the media, ‘With respect Kannada Film Industry, soon the state government shall bring new motion picture policy which is valid for forthcoming five years’ CM siddaramiah announced.‘Discussing with producers, directors,

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GAVI’ THE 25TH MOVIE OF DUNIYA VIJAY: RAVI SRIVATSA TO DIRECT THE MILESTONE MOVIE
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he question about 25th movie of Duniya Vijay got revealed by Duniya Vijay himself. The milestone movie of Duniya Vijay is been credited to the account of Ravi Srivatsa, the fame of Deadly Soma.In the audio release of ‘Jackson’, Duniya Vijay disclosed his 25th movie secret.Addressing the media, ‘Yogaraj Bhat is like my ‘Guru’ in my film career.

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"ಬುಗುರಿ" ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣ
ಎಂ.ಡಿ.ಶ್ರೀಧರ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ, ಗೋಲ್ಡನ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಗಣೇಶ್ ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ `ಬುಗುರಿ' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಹಾಡಿನ ದೃಶ್ಯದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣದೊಂದಿಗೆ ನಿನ್ನೆ ರಾಕ್ ಲೈನ್ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋದಲ್ಲಿ ಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಂಡಿತು. ಹಾಡಿನ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕ ಗೋಲ್ಡನ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಗಣೇಶ್ ಹಾಗೂ ನಾಯಕಿ ಎರಿಕಾ ಫರ್ನಾಂಡೀಸ್ ಪಾಲ್ಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದರು. ಈ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ `ಸಿನಿಸರ್ಕಲ್ ನ್ಯೂಸ್'ಗೆ ವಿಶೇಷ ಸಂದರ್ಶನ ನೀಡಿದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಎಂ.ಡಿ.ಶ್ರೀಧರ್, `ಬುಗುರಿ' ಚಿತ್ರ ಗಣೇಶ್ ರೊಂದಿಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಮೂರನೆಯ ಚಿತ್ರ. ಈ ಹಿಂದೆ ಅವರೊಂದಿಗೆ 'ಚೆಲ್ಲಾಟ' ಹಾಗೂ `ಕೃಷ್ಣ' ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿದ್ದೆ. ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ಸ್ವಮೇಕ್ ಆಗಿದ್ದು, ನಾಯಕ ಗಣೇಶ್ ಕಾಲೇಜು ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಯ ಪಾತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾಣಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ ಜೀವನದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರೀತಿ, ಪ್ರೇಮ, ಪ್ರಣಯ ಎಂದು ಹಂಬಲಿಸುವ ಯುವಕರು, ಆ ಜೀವನ ಮುಕ್ತಾಯವಾದ ನಂತರ ಹೇಗೆ ಚಡಪಡಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ ಎಂಬುದರ ಸುತ್ತ ಚಿತ್ರಕತೆಯನ್ನು ಹೆಣೆಯಲಾಗಿದೆ' ಎಂದರು.

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ಪ್ರಕೃತಿ: 1950ರಿಂದಲೂ ಕಂಪನ ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಕತೆ: ಗಿರೀಶ್ ಕಾಸರವಳ್ಳಿ
`ಜ್ಞಾನಪೀಠ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ ವಿಜೇತ ಸಾಹಿತಿ ದಿ. ಡಾ.ಯು.ಆರ್.ಅನಂತಮೂರ್ತಿ ಅವರ `ಪ್ರಕೃತಿ' ಕತೆ 1950ರಿಂದಲೂ ಕಂಪನ ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸುತ್ತಿದೆ. ವಾಸ್ತವವಾಗಿ ಈ ಕತೆಯನ್ನು ನಾನೇ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರವಾಗಿ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಬೇಕಿತ್ತು. ಆದರೆ, `ಘಟಶ್ರಾದ್ಧ'ವೇ ನನ್ನ ಮೊದಲ ಚಿತ್ರವಾಗಬೇಕು ಎಂಬ ಹಟ ನನ್ನಲ್ಲಿದ್ದುದರಿಂದ ನಾನು `ಪ್ರಕೃತಿ'ಯನ್ನು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಲು ಕಾರಣಾಂತರಗಳಿಂದ ಸಾಧ್ಯವಾಗಲಿಲ್ಲ. ಆನಂತರವೂ ಅನೇಕರು ಈ ಕತೆಯನ್ನು ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರವಾಗಿಸಲು ಪ್ರಯತ್ನಿಸಿದರಾದರೂ ಅದು ಕೈಗೂಡಿರಲಿಲ್ಲ.

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"RUDRATANDAVA" NOW IT’S TIME TO RELEASE VILLAIN PROMO!
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t the time of ‘Rajahuli’ movie, the director Guru Deshpande released Yash promos having distinct style of moustache. Now it is the time for Ravishankar, who is playing villain character in ‘Rudratandava’ to have such an honor and this is the first time that a villain’s promo cum trailer got released in Kannada film

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"LOVE IN MANDYA" THE JOY OF SUCCESS
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roducer Uday K. Mehta was beaming in front of the media with joy and contention. These were reflected on the face of ‘Love in Mandya’ team too.Yes! ‘Love in Madya’ has brought third consecutive victory to the producer Uday K.Mehta as well as debutant director Arasu Anthare. Producer is already in profit by the crowded shows for first three days itself.Addressing the media in this regard Uday K.Mehta said, ‘This is my third consecutive victory. Earlier ‘Krishnan Love Story’ and ‘Bacchan’ too got hit because of media support. I dedicate this victory to media also.’

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SHASHIKUMAR TURNS 49: THE DAY IS DEDICATED TO FATHER’S EYE CARE
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ctor, Ex-MP and the chairman of Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. Mr. Shashikumar turns 49 on Dec. 2 (Tuesday). He is dedicating this auspicious day to take care of his father who had undergone cataract surgery on Dec. 1.In 1990’s shashikumar was known as one of the smart heroes in Kannada film industry. He entered the film industry with ‘YUDDHA KANDA’, Ravichandran and Poonam Dhillon starred movie as villain. 

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SHIVAM: ‘SATYAM SUNDRAM’!
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eal Star Upendra starrer, Srinivas Raju directed ‘Shivam’ audio was released in a grand ceremony at Ashoka Hotel yesterday (Nov. 30). Most of the Kannada film industry faculties like Producers Ramu, A.Ganesh, Umesh Banakar, KFCC president H.D.Gangaraju, KCA chairman S.V.Rajendra Singh Babu, FFI Chairman Ravi Kottarkar, KFCC ex-president B.Vijaykumar, Shivarajkumar, A.Harsha and others were witnessed this grand ceremony.

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MRIGASHIRA: AUDIO RELEASED
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ynamic prince Prajwal Devaraj starrer, Srivatsa’s debut directorial movie ‘Mrigashira’ audio released yesterday (Nov. 30) by Dynamic star Devaraj. He also launched the trailer of the movie too. Addressing the media, Channappa, producer of the movie said, ‘though this movie production is accidental for me, the movie has come out very well with team effort. We are planning to release the movie by the end of December.

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JAI BHAJARANGABALI: LATE BUT LATEST ON DEC. 12
‘Jai Bhajarangabali’ directed by Ravivarma Gubbi, the fame of ‘Sangama’ was started in 2012. Facing many hurdles during the production, now it is all set to release on December 12, 2014.Addressing the media in this regard Krishna Ajay Rao, hero of the movie said that, ‘Even though the movie was started in 2012, the director discussed with me about the script in 2011 itself. By this movie I’m playing a different shade role. Many producers always use to come to me with tragedy ending script.

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ಡಾ.ರಾಜ್‌ ಸ್ಮಾರಕ ಲೋಕಾರ್ಪಣೆ
ಡಾ.ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ರಾಯಭಾರಿ: ಸಿಎಂ ಸಿದ್ದರಾಮಯ್ಯ ವರನಟ ಡಾ.ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ ಅವರು ಅಂಧರಿಗೆ ಬೆಳಕು ನೀಡುವ ಸಂಬಂಧ ತಮ್ಮ ನೇತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ದಾನ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ನಾನೂ ಅವರ ಮಾರ್ಗದಲ್ಲೆ ನಡೆದು ನನ್ನ ನೇತ್ರಗಳನ್ನೂ ದಾನ ಮಾಡುತ್ತೇನೆ ಎಂದು ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿ ಸಿದ್ದರಾಮಯ್ಯ ಹೇಳಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರಕಾರ ಹಾಗೂ ಡಾ.ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಾನ ಜಂಟಿಯಾಗಿ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ ಡಾ.ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ ಸ್ಮಾರಕ ಲೋಕಾರ್ಪಣೆ ಸಮಾರಂಭವನ್ನು ಉದ್ಘಾಟಿಸಿ ಅವರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿದರು.ಡಾ.ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ ಅವರು ತಮ್ಮ ನಟನೆ ಹಾಗೂ ನಡವಳಿಕೆಯಿಂದಲೇ ಕನ್ನಡಿಗರ ಮನಸ್ಸಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಶಾಶ್ವತವಾಗಿ ನೆಲೆಸಿದ್ದು, ಎಲ್ಲರೂ ನನ್ನಂತೆ ಈ ನಾಡನ್ನು  ನೋಡಲಿ ಎಂಬ ಉದ್ದೇಶದಿಂದ ತಮ್ಮ ನೇತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ದಾನ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ನಾನೂ ಅವರ ಮಾರ್ಗದಲ್ಲೆ ನಡೆದು ನನ್ನ ನೇತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ದಾನ ಮಾಡುತ್ತೇನೆ ಎಂದು ಸಿದ್ದರಾಮಯ್ಯ  ಹೇಳಿದರು. ಡಾ.ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ ಅವರು ಕನ್ನಡದ ನಾಡು, ನುಡಿ, ಜಲ, ಭಾಷೆ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಅಪಾರ ಪ್ರೀತಿವುಳ್ಳವರಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಜನರನ್ನು ಅವರು ಅಭಿಮಾನಿ ದೇವರುಗಳೆಂದು ಕರೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದರು.

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DR. RAJKUMAR MEMORIAL INAUGURATED: CM SIDDARAMAIAH DONATED HIS EYES
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uch awaited Dr. Rajkumar memorial is formally inaugurated today by the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at Kanteerava Studio. On this unprecedented occasion, CM Siddaramiah donated his eyes and requested the public to follow the same.Before inauguration, the RAJ RATHA started from Gajanur, which traveled around the state reached Dr. Rajkumar memorial at 10.25 am. Then the Raj Jyothi was handed over to Vinay Rajkumar, the grand son of Dr. Rajkumar. The Raj jyothi kept aside Dr. Rajkumar’s cemetery.

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YAMALEELA-2 WORLDWIDE RELEASE OVER 635 THEATRES
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he father wanted his son to become a navy officer. But the son had his own thoughts about his future. One day with Rs. 300 in pocket, the son ran away from the home and reached Bengaluru. In the beginning he started as a marketing executive. Later he has built his own empire in construction industry. Even though he has become a renowned builder, he had one unaccomplished dream.

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S.V.RAJENDRA SINGH BABU TOOK THE CHARGE OF KCA
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oday at 2 p.m. the national acclaimed director, producer S.V.Rajendra Singh Babu took the charge of office of KCA at Badami House. S.V.Rajendra Singh Babu was appointed as the chairperson of KCA by the state government last monday. He is known as close aide of the Chief Minister Siddaramiah. Sandalwood is much pleased about the appointment of S.V.Rajendra Singh Babu as chairman of KCA and the whole industry is awaiting revolutionary steps to rejuvenate KCA as well as Sandalwood by him.

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"NAMO BHOOTHATHMA" HORRIFIES, THRILLS WITH COMEDY JUNCTION!
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orror cum thriller movie with packed comedy and Komal starrer 'Namo Bhoothathma' is getting released all over Karnataka on November 28. Claiming 'Namo Bhoothathma' as his best movie of the career Komal said, 'Namo Bhoothathma' is the remake of 2014's block buster tamil movie 'Yamirukkey Bhayamey'. The movie was produced by Elred Kumar with new comers. By the time of release of the movie, Rajanikanth starrer 'Kocchadian' too released. 

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"BAHADDUR" SIZZLING HALF CENTURY!
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he whole ‘Bahaddur’ team was beaming with joy, contention and success as Dhruva Sarja starrer ‘Bahaddur’ completed sizzling half century and running towards century successfully.Director chethan kumar shared his joy and contention for the success of Bahaddur. ‘the movie was stalled at one stage

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MAREYALAARE: ONE MORE CROWD FUNDED MOVIE!
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tepping on the milestone of `Lucia', Surabhi talkies Pvt. Ltd. is producing `Mareyalaare' movie by crowd funding. Last year `Lifeu ishtene' fame Pavankumar introduced this unique concept to sandalwood in his second movie `Lucia' and was succeeded too. With this influence `Mareyalaare' movie team also done a campaign through facebook and gathered about 40+ crowd funders for their production.

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KA: THE ULTIMATE RISK!
`At this age I've to take care of my parents. Unfortunately my father is feeding me bread and butter even at his oldage' repented for his fate the director of `KA', Mr. Sai Krishna. `KA' which was started December of last year is all set to release on December 5 all over Karnataka. Sai Krishna who is basically a designer and son of renowned director

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RAVISHANKAR TURNS 49
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ubbing artist turned villain Ravishankar celebrated his 48th on Monday.Sharing his journey, setbacks, agony and achievements in cinema industry, `This is the first time I’m celebrating my birthday in public. That is too because of my fan followers who urged me to celebrate my 48thbirthday in public as I’ve celebrated all my 47 birthdays with my family and friends’ Ravishankar said.

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BAANADI: ALL SET TO FLY HIGH IN THE SKY ON DEC 5
`Till today our `Baanadi’ was in nest. From December 5 it is all set to fly high in the sky’-the innocent words of little girl Dhruthi attracted the audience attention towards her face.Yes! The writer, stage artist and director, dialogue writer, actor Nagaraj kote directed `Baaanadi’ is all set to release all over the state on December 5 in around 50 to 60 theatres.Addressing the media,

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ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು 560023: ಆಡಿಯೋ ಧಮಾಕಾ!
ಗಲ್ಲಿ ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟ್ ನ ಸುತ್ತ ಚಿತ್ರಣಗೊಂಡಿರುವ `ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು-560023' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಆಡಿಯೋ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಸಮಾರಂಭ ಜ್ಞಾನಜ್ಯೋತಿ ಸಭಾಂಗಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಅದ್ದೂರಿಯಾಗಿ ನೆರವೇರಿತು. ವರ್ಣರಂಜಿತ ಸಮಾರಂಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಕಿಚ್ಚ ಸುದೀಪ್ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಆಡಿಯೋವನ್ನು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ಇದಕ್ಕೂ ಮುನ್ನ ನಡೆದ ಪತ್ರಿಕಾಗೋಷ್ಠಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾತನಾಡಿದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಪ್ರದೀಪ್ ರಾಜ್, `ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೊದಲ ಪ್ರತಿ ಸಿದ್ಧವಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಮಾಗಡಿ ರಸ್ತೆಯ ಗಲ್ಲಿ ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟ್ ನ ಸುತ್ತ ಚಿತ್ರಕತೆಯನ್ನು ಹೆಣೆಯಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರವು ಗೆಳೆತನ, ಪ್ರೀತಿ, ದ್ವೇಷದ ಸುತ್ತ ತಿರುಗಲಿದ್ದು, 5 ಹಾಡುಗಳನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ಲೋಕಲ್ ಹುಡುಗರಿಗೆ ಇಷ್ಟವಾಗುತ್ತದೆ ಎಂದು ಭರವಸೆ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದರು.

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ಲವ್ ಇನ್ ಮಂಡ್ಯ: ನ. 29ರಂದು ತೆರೆಗೆ
ನೀನಾಸಂ ಸತೀಶ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಸಿಂಧೂ ಲೋಕನಾಥ್ ಜೋಡಿಯಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸಿರುವ, ಚಿತ್ರ ಸಾಹಿತಿ ಅರಸು ಅಂತಾರೆ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಹಾಗೂ ಉದಯ್ ಕೆ. ಮೆಹ್ತಾ ನಿಮರ್ಾಣದ `ಲವ್ ಇನ್ ಮಂಡ್ಯ' ಚಿತ್ರ ಇದೇ ನವೆಂಬರ್ 29ರಂದು ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬರುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಈ ಕುರಿತು ಮಾತನಾಡಿದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಅರಸು ಅಂತಾರೆ, `ಲವ್ ಇನ್ ಮಂಡ್ಯ' ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಯು/ಎ ಸರ್ಟಿಫಿಕೇಟ್ ದೊರೆತಿದ್ದು, ಸೆನ್ಸಾರ್ ಮಂಡಳಿಯೊಂದಿಗೆ ಹೋರಾಟ ನಡೆಸಿ ಇದೇ ನ. 29ಕ್ಕೆ ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬರುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಹೊಸಬರಿಗೆ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರೋತ್ಸಾಹ ಸದಾ ಇರಲಿ' ಎಂದು ಕೋರಿದರು.ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಉದಯ್ ಕೆ. ಮೆಹ್ತಾ ಮಾತನಾಡಿ, `ಲವ್ ಇನ್ ಮಂಡ್ಯ' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೂಲಕ ಹೊಸಬರಿಗೆ ಅವಕಾಶ ನೀಡಿದ್ದೇನೆ. ಅರಸು ಅಂತಾರೆ ಪ್ರತಿಭಾವಂತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಅವರು ಉತ್ತಮವಾಗಿ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಾಯಕ ನೀನಾಸಂ ಸತೀಶ್ ಹಾಗೂ ನಾಯಕಿ ಸಿಂಧೂ ಲೋಕನಾಥ್ ಇಬ್ಬರೂ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಸಹಕಾರ ನೀಡಿದರು.

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ಬಣ್ಣದ ಜಗತ್ತಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಗೌಡರು ಕಂಡುಂಡ ನೋವು ನಲಿವುಗಳತ್ತ ಹೊರಳುನೋಟ…
ಕೆ.ಸಿ.ಎನ್.ಗೌಡರ ಕನಸಿನ ಬಣ್ಣದ `ಕಸ್ತೂರಿ ನಿವಾಸ’ ರಾಜ್ಯದಾದ್ಯಂತ ಯಶಸ್ವಿ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ ಕಾಣುತ್ತಿರುವ ಈ ದಿನಮಾನಗಳಲ್ಲಿ, ಹಿಂದೊಮ್ಮೆ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿಯವರ ಮಹತ್ವದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳಲ್ಲೊಂದಾದ `ಬೆಳ್ಳಿ ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ’ಗೆ ಬಂದಿದ್ದ ಗೌಡರು, ನೆರೆದಿದ್ದ ಜನರನ್ನು ನೋಡಿ ಮೂಕವಿಸ್ಮಿತರಾಗಿ, ಜಮಾನಾಕ್ಕೆ ಜಾರಿದ್ದು, ನೆನಪಿನ ಸುರುಳಿಯನ್ನು ಬಿಚ್ಚಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದು ಇಲ್ಲಿದೆ, ಓದಿ. `ಬೆಳ್ಳಿ ಮೋಡ' ಕೆಸಿಎನ್ ಗೌಡರ ಚಿತ್ತ ಕೆಡಿಸಿದ ಚಿತ್ರ. ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಹೀಗೂ ತೆಗೆಯಬಹುದೆ ಎಂಬ ಯೋಚನೆಗಚ್ಚಿದ ಚಿತ್ರ. ಮಾಡಿದ್ರೆ ಇಂಥ ಚಿತ್ರ ಮಾಡಬೇಕು ಅನ್ನೋದು ಅವತ್ತೆ ಗೌಡರ ಮನದಲ್ಲಿ ಮನೆ ಮಾಡಿತು. ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗಕ್ಕೆ ಕೈ ಹಿಡಿದು ಕರೆದುಕೊಂಡು ಬಂತು. ಅದೃಷ್ಟವೋ ಏನೋ, ಬೆಳ್ಳಿತೆರೆಯ ಬೆರಗುಟ್ಟಿಸಿದ `ಬೆಳ್ಳಿಮೋಡ' ಗೌಡರ ಚಿತ್ರವೇ ಆಯಿತು. ಅದಾಗಿದ್ದು ಹೀಗೆ...

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ನೆನಪುಗಳ ಮಾತು ಮಧುರ ಕಸ್ತೂರಿ ಗಂಧಲೇಪಿತ ಅಣ್ಣಾವ್ರ ನಿವಾಸ
ಆ ಶುದ್ಧ ಶ್ವೇತ ವರ್ಣ ಪಾರಿವಾಳ ವಯ್ಯಾರ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಾ ಹಿರಿಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಭಗವಾನ್ ಅವರ ಹೆಗಲೇರಿತು. ಅಲ್ಲಿಂದ ಹಿರಿಯ ನಟಿ ಜಯಂತಿಯವರ ತಲೆಯೇರಿತು. ಅದೇನನ್ನಿಸಿತೋ ಏನೋ ಕ್ಷಣ ಮಾತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಪಕ್ಕದಲ್ಲೇ ಇದ್ದ ಡಾ. ರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅವರ ಸೊಗಸಾದ ವಿನೈಲ್ ಮೇಲೇರಿ ಕುಳಿತು ಬಿಟ್ಟಿತು! ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಸೇರಿದ್ದ ಮಾಧ್ಯಮದ ಗೆಳೆಯರಿಗೆ ಸಂಭ್ರಮವೋ ಸಂಭ್ರಮ. ಚಪ್ಪಾಳೆ ತಟ್ಟಿ ತಮ್ಮ ಈ ಸಂಭ್ರಮ ಸಡಗರವನ್ನು ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವಂತೆಯೇ ಆ ಸಮಾರಂಭದ ಉದ್ಘಾಟನೆಯಾಯಿತು.

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`ಪಾತರಗಿತ್ತಿ'ಯ ನೃತ್ಯ ಸ್ಪಧರ್ೆ
ಕಳೆದ ಒಂದು ತಿಂಗಳ ಹಿಂದಷ್ಟೇ ಆಡಿಯೋ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ `ಪಾತರಗಿತ್ತಿ' ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡ, ಇದೀಗ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಗೆ ಸಜ್ಜಾಗಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರ ಸೆನ್ಸಾರ್ ಮಂಡಳಿಯ ಮುಂದೆ ಇದ್ದು, ಚಿತ್ರ ಜನವರಿ ತಿಂಗಳ ಮೊದಲ ವಾರ ಅಥವಾ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿಯಂದು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಗೂ ಮುನ್ನ ತಮ್ಮ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಪ್ರಮೋಟ್ ಮಾಡಲು ವಿನೂತನ ತಂತ್ರವೊಂದನ್ನು ಅಳವಡಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಜನಪ್ರಿಯ ಗೀತೆ `ಹುಚ್ಚರಿಗೂ ಹುಚ್ಚು ಹಿಡಿಸೋ ಅಂದವೆ ನಿನ್ನದು' ಗೀತೆಗೆ ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕರೇ ತಮ್ಮದೇ ಶೈಲಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ನೃತ್ಯ ಮಾಡಿ, ಅದರ ವಿಡಿಯೋ ಸಿಡಿಯನ್ನು ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡದ ವಿಳಾಸಕ್ಕೆ ಕಳಿಸಿಕೊಡುವುದು. ಯಾರು ಅತ್ಯುತ್ತಮವಾಗಿ ನೃತ್ಯ ಮಾಡಿರುತ್ತಾರೋ ಅಂಥವರಿಗೆ ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡ ಕ್ರಮವಾಗಿ ಪ್ರಥಮ, ದ್ವಿತೀಯ ಹಾಗೂ ತೃತೀಯ ಬಹುಮಾನವನ್ನು ನೀಡಿ ಪುರಸ್ಕರಿಸಲಿದೆ.

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ಡಿಫರೆಂಟ್ ಕ್ಲೈಮ್ಯಾಕ್ಸ್!
ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರ ಮಾಧ್ಯಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಎರಡು ವಿಭಾಗಗಳಿವೆ. ಒಂದು ಟಾಕಿ ಚಿತ್ರ, ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಮೂಕಿ ಚಿತ್ರ. ಆದರೆ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಜೆಕೆ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ `ಸುಬ್ರಮಣಿ' ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿನ ಕ್ಲೈಮ್ಯಾಕ್ಸ್ ನ ಕೊನೆಯ ಹದಿನೈದು ನಿಮಿಷ ಬರೀ ಮೌನವಂತೆ. ಚಿತ್ರ ಮುಗಿದೆಯೆಂದುಕೊಂಡವರಿಗೆ ಮುಗಿಯದ ಅನುಭವ, ಮುಗಿದಿಲ್ಲ ಎಂದುಕೊಂಡವರಿಗೆ ಮುಗಿದ ಅನುಭವನ್ನು ಕ್ಲೈಮ್ಯಾಕ್ಸ್ ನೀಡುತ್ತದಂತೆ. ಈ ಕ್ಲೈಮ್ಯಾಕ್ಸ್ ನನ್ನು ರೋಮಾಂಚಕಾರಿಗೊಳಿಸಲು ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಸುಜಿತ್ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ರೀರೆಕಾರ್ಡಿಂಗ್ ಕಾರ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಗ್ನವಾಗಿದ್ದಾರಂತೆ.

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ರಮ್ಯ ಬರ್ತ್ ಡೇ ಗಿಫ್ಟ್ ಹುಚ್ ವೆಂಕಟ!
ನವೆಂಬರ್ 29ರಂದು ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಲ್ ವುಡ್ ಕ್ವೀನ್ ರಮ್ಯಾ ಅವರ ಬರ್ತ್ ಡೇ. ರಮ್ಯಾ ಅವರ ಹುಚ್ಚು ಅಭಿಮಾನಿ ವೆಂಕಟ್ ಅವರು ಅವರ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬದ ಹಿಂದಿನ ದಿನ ಅಂದರೆ ನವೆಂಬರ್ 28ರಂದು ತಮ್ಮ `ಹುಚ್ ವೆಂಕಟ' ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡುವ ಮೂಲಕ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಬರ್ತ್ ಡೇ ಗಿಫ್ಟ್ ನೀಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ! ಪತ್ರಿಕಾಗೋಷ್ಠಿಯನ್ನು ಉದ್ದೇಶಿಸಿ ಮಾತನಾಡಿದ ಅವರು, `ನನ್ನ ಎಲ್ಲ ತಪ್ಪು-ಒಪ್ಪುಗಳನ್ನು ಮಾಧ್ಯಮದವರು ಎತ್ತಿ ತೋರಿಸಿದ್ದೀರಿ. ನಾನೂ ನನ್ನ ತಪ್ಪುಗಳನ್ನು ತಿದ್ದಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದೇನೆ. ನವೆಂಬರ್ 29ರಂದು ರಮ್ಯಾ ಅವರ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬವಾಗಿದ್ದು, ನವೆಂಬರ್ 28ರಂದು ನನ್ನ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ, ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ ಹಾಗೂ ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ `ಹುಚ್ ವೆಂಕಟ' ಚಿತ್ರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಾಯಕಿಯ ಹೆಸರೂ ರಮ್ಯಾ' ಎಂದು ರಮ್ಯಾ ಬಗೆಗಿನ ತಮ್ಮ ಆರಾಧನೆಯನ್ನು ಯಾವುದೇ ಮುಚ್ಚುಮರೆ ಇಲ್ಲದೆ ಹೇಳಿಕೊಂಡರು.

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INDRAJEETH IS A NICE CRAZY DIRECTOR
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ndrajeet Lankesh has managed to rope in crazy start Ravichandran for the first time for his directorial 'love u aaliya'. With 15 days of shoot wrapped up director indrajeeth thought if sharing his shooting experiences with us. Indrajeeth said "I have learnt a lot from crazy star, about all the technical aspects of film and it's an amazing feel to direct the great maker of cinema."Indrajeeth is successfully shot the combination of Ravichandran and bhumika chawla for 12days out of the 15days shoot that has completed.

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FATHER-IN-LAW BARANA
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enowned film maker TN nagabharana on Thursday became father-in-law for a girl who was in love with his son panaga barana. Nagabharana welcomed the new member into the family in a very grand way by arranging the wedding at palace grounds and the new couple were blessed by many dignitaries of the fun world.Panaga bharana , known for his out of the ordinary roles in find like Nanlife Alli has made his long time girlfriend Priya as his wife in his life Alli.

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RAJA HULI IS HULI AGAIN
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ocking star Yash, This name is has become such a sensation now that every film maker wants to invest & is ready to wait for more than a year to get the dates.One such entrant to this list is Mr.govindu. Known for his undying passion for film making govindu became a famous name with the production of films like belli modagalu,midida hrudayagalu,muddina aliya,snehada kadalalli

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REBEL STAR IS KEMPEGOWDA IN AMBAREESHA What exactly is in ambareesha?
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osters are carrying our beloved rebel star in an emperor outfit. The answer for it is ,our rebel star ambreesh plays the role of a man who built bengaluru, the great KEMPEGOWDA, in the most expected darshan starrer 'ambareesha''ambareesha' script deals with land mafia in the silicon city. Almost 40,000 acres of land has been dented by the land mafia goons. 'ambareesha' deals with this issue directly & in detail.

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I WANT TO CHANGE MY IMAGE WITH ROCKET
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fter golden star Ganesh, Duniya Vijay, ajay Rao, real star Upendra; Neenasam satish is the new entrant to the club of heroes who have started their home banner.'Rocket' is the title which is going to change the image that neenasam satish carried for so many days in the Kannada industry. Yes, this title was suggested by satish himself who is starting a home banner under the name satish pictures. That Lucia star had the plan to have his own production house for many days now & it had come true with the script of a debutant director shiva shashi.

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LEARN DIRECTION says NEW PRESIDENT
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arnataka Film Direction Association (KANFIDA) has got a new president. After working as a office barer for many years Mr. P.H. Vishwanath has got the hot seat.Yes, its a hot seat as described by Mr. Mr. P.H. Vishwanath. He says "this position was totally unexpected and he never dreamt of becoming the president of KANFIDA.

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ROOPA IN ACTION
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ll in one Roopa as she is fondly called by her friends, Roopa iyer has involved herself in every field from being an actor , director, producer, choreographer & model in the entertainment world. She is also a businesses executive , humanitarian & a philosopher .But the charming lady is going to attempt something which she has never done before.

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6 NEW PRODUCERS entering KANNADA INDUSTRY.
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he 6 producers are not big business tycoons, neither they are real estate giants but they are very close friends still getting pocket money from their parents. Yes, we are talking about the new film titled 'NAGAARI'.Nagaari is a local musical instrument famously used along with the Thamte. Nagaari is comparatively big in size and makes more sound than the Thamte.

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RAVI HARI sangamaa = JAI BAJARANGA BALI
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irector Ravi is more that 450 films old in the kannada industry. Now don't think he is 60 plus at his age. He is just in his late 30'sRavi's full name is Ravi verma gubbi (as he hails from gubbi). as a director his first film was sangamaa but as we all know Ravi verma gubbi dint make much impact with sangama even though it had two big guns like golden star ganesh & devi shri prasad for music. 

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'MIRCHI MANDAKKI KHADAK CHAI' SANJOTHA SETS RECORD.
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nother woman director, highly qualified Sanjotha of 'Mirchi Mandakki Khadak Chai' has set an example on Saturday with her commitment and dedication. You know what? With her husband Prashanth in Fortis Hospital taking treatment for Dengue, this lady showed her professionalism by conducting the audio release of her debut film. Kudos to Sanjotha, we wish speedy recovery for her husband. Comingback to audio release the 'Manasa Guru' and 'Mentor' on sets - TS Nagabharana and Shashank were present.

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MANE TUMBA BARI JAMBA’ PROUD MOMENT
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t the audio release, trailer launch and screening of two songs for first time producer S Kumar the happy news was his film ‘Mane Tumba Bari Jamba’ receiving Rs.15 lakhs Tamil remake rights.A first time story writer, screenplay writer Kumar S received Rs.5 lakhs cheque from senior director SK Bhagwan

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HATRICK HERO KHUSHI KUSHIYAAGI RELEASES GOLDEN STAR'S NEW FILM SONGS
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he rainy evening witnessed a lot of stars come down to the glittering event.It was yogi's first directorial debut. Being a close aide to choreographer and director A.harsha, yogi has come a long way.

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GOLGUMBUZ’ ON PYAR AND PERSEVERENCE
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he pride of Karnataka politics S Suresh Kumar sitting MLA and former Minister of BJP government was present with deputy mayor of Bangalore Ranganna to release the audio CD of ‘Pyarka Gulgumbuz’ at Green House Raj Milan in Bangalore on Thursday evening.The change in mixture of Gods for the banner is the creative experiment of the team. I am not able to judge for which purpose the liquor is used stated S Suresh Kumar.

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NAANI’ ON FLOOR – 5000 LAMPS FOR A SONG
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t the Abhiman Studio it was a lighting of not just one lamp to begin the shoot of ‘Naani’ but 5000 lamps. The ‘Aavahane’ of Naani on the heroine Priyanka Rao via song surrounded by lamps was shot in style. It was a ‘Brahmi’ muhuruth shot. The team of ‘Naani’ has proud pair – Suhasini Manirathnam and Jai Jagadish – pair of ‘Bandhana’ Kannada cinema.Raghavendra Gollahalli is shooting another song on 4000 feet height of Kaginale. 

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IT IS BASAVARAJ BELLARY ‘RUKKU
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fter ‘Seena’ Basavaraj Bellary is back with ‘Rukku’, the heroine Rashmitha also hails from Bellary, the protagonist Shreyas is making debut and his father is the producer from real estate business.You watch the film in the climax you will find the difference. What are the contents for the rest of the time? You have love; sentiment, comedy and two action portions assure Bellary Basavaraj.

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IT IS ‘NAMAGAAGI’ FOR NIMAGAAGI!
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he ‘Ninagaagi’ hit pair Vijay Raghavendra and Radhika are teamed again after a decade plus in ‘Nimagaagi’. The singular title is now plural now. Accordingly the subject has also been formulated with a tag line ‘Janti Kaathe’ (meaning joint account).Radhika Kumaraswamy plays orphan in ‘Namagaagi’ and handed over the mike to director PRO Nagendra who has been responsible for her to come to cinema industry.

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CINEMA IS MY BREATH – RADHIKA KUMARASWAMY
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he birthday lady on November 12 Smt Radhika Kumaraswamy looking gleeful and grand has disclosed that she would not give up cinema till her last breath.I have not become quiet in the cinema making. I am now in ‘Namagaagi’, in the coming days there is a film with Nandakishore of ‘Victory and Adyaksha’. He is busy in ‘Ranna’ and after that the film goes on the floor. 

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SHUDDI’ IT IS TRIPLE EDGE CINEMA
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ewcomer Adarsh Eshwarappa studying in Hollywood has taken up an international subject for his film ‘Shuddi’. It is purification of life surrounding us and also the goddess ‘Durga’ in the focus of this film.Lauren S and cameraman Andrew A also from USA have come to this film.

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MASTER MIND’ AUDIO RELEASED AT DON BOSCO
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t the orphan and physically handicap house in Chamrajpet the senior producer, actor and director Kumar Govind ‘Master Mind’ Kannada film audio was released in the presence of real star Upendra, director cum writer Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa, and producer BK Srinivas and others on Monday evening.

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PRITIYINDA’ SONGS ON WHATS APP
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he recent trend of releasing the songs via ‘Whats app’ social media is picking up from ‘Alex’ Kannada cinema. Now the film ‘Pritiyinda’ director Halaguru Raju has also released the film songs using ‘Whats App’. Prior to this the physical audio release did not give any results for the film.

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SHANKER NAG 60 BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
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hile the celebration of late Shanker Nag 60th birth anniversary is celebrated via presentation of first ‘Shanker Nag’ award by Rangashankara to Abhisekh Muzumdar a theater actor at Rangashankara on Sunday night in the presence of Naseeruddin Shah and Dr Girish Karnad, the celebration and joy was very good today at different places of Karnataka.At the JP Nagar Propel Petrol Bunk surroundings a stage was set and one kilometer procession was taken up today morning at 11.30 am. 

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IT WAS REAL SEIZER
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hat best you can expect from a producer and director Vinaya Krishna when he is car financer and wall design businessman. A seizer of car and its aftermath is the turn of events in the film. ‘Seizer’ is the title and the producer and director Vinay Krishna made arrangements for such ‘Seizer’ of a car live to the eyes of general public and media at Vijay Playground in Hanumanthnagar, Bangalore.So you got the point. The hero is on a ‘Seizer’ for those who have not committed

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RAJA RAJENDRA IS SHARAN
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he continuous winner after century Sharan is now in two shades of 1934 and 2014 get up in ‘Raja Rajendra’ in Pon Kumar direction. The film has only two songs balance to shoot.At Sri Chamundeswari Studio for the first time the team of ‘RR’ met the media via poster and a teaser release occasion. It was at ‘Jai Lalitha’ time Pon Kumar narrated the story line to Sharan and it was immediately developed for a story.

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KOTIGOND LOVE STORY’ PRECIOUS LOVE STORY!
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t is difficult to find precious gems. Producer HLN Raj has found such a gem in his first film ‘Kotigond Love Story’ that has completed shoot. A shark is part of the film. It is first time in the Kannada cinema history. How it is part of the film you have to watch it on silver screen. The graphic work for Shark was done in Hyderabad.After screening four songs and trailer of this Rakesh Adiga

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NAMO BUTHATHMA AUDIO RELEASED
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avarasa Nayaka Jaggesh and his brother Komal Kumar were in tears and emotions oozed out at the audio release of Namo Boothatma.The reason for emotions bursting out is because Komal Kumar calling his brother as ‘Amma’. Jaggesh fortunately had come from his shooting of ‘Vaasthu Prakara’ had the makeup kerchief to wipe tears.

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HARIVU’ GOOD TRIBUTE TO ‘APPA
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ather is said as 'Opinion'. The same father heartfelt feeling for son is effectively depicted in 'Harivu' Kannada cinema.Aspect Media Network maiden venture in the production of Harish Gowda, Mahesh Kumar, Naveen Kumar ‘Harivu’ is a good tribute to father in its contents.An interesting film that is slightly slow in narration is heart touching,

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A R RAJU PASSED AWAY
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veteran of Kannada cinema industry as producer, distributor A R Raju passed today morning after a brief illness. 75 years AR Raju spent 50 years of his life in cinema industry. From the age of 18 he started working for one rupee as representative under Gupta. AR Raju left behind his wife, son and daughter.A very friendly personality who gave life for many of the achievers today including Tamil super star Rajanikanth

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SAGA OF SOHAN KUMAR ENDS
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ne of the two accomplice of legendary singer P Kalinga Rao, Bhishma of light music – Sohan Kumar sister of Mohan Kumari passed away at the age of 85 in Bangalore. Mohan Kumari breathed her last a few years ago.Sohan Kumari and Mohan Kumar hailing from Udaipur of Rajasthan were brought to Bangalore in a small age by P Kalinga Rao. It was a teacher in Kannada Sohan Kumari and Mohan Kumar learnt Kannada.As the song goes Yaaru Hitavaru Ninage....

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ಹಿರಿಯ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ, ವಿತರಕ ಎ ಆರ್ ರಾಜು ನಿಧನ
ಹಿರಿಯ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕವಿತರಕ, ಸ್ನೇಹಜೀವಿ, ಅನೇಕ ಪ್ರತಿಬೆಗಳಿಗೆ ದಾರಿ ಮಾಡಿ ಕೊಟ್ಟ ಎ ಆರ್ ರಾಜು – ಅಜಂತಾ ರಾಜು ಎಂದೇ ಪ್ರಸಿದ್ದಿ ಅದವರು ಇಂದು ಬೆಳಗ್ಗೆ ಮಂಗಳವಾರ 5ನೇ ನವೆಂಬರ್ ವಿದಿವಶರಾದರು.  ಹೃದಯಾಘಾತದಿಂದ ಅಸ್ವಸ್ಥರಾಗಿ ನಗರದ ಎಂ ಎಸ್ ರಾಮಯ್ಯಾ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿಕಿತ್ಸೆ ಪಡೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದ ಎ ಆರ್ ರಾಜು ಅವರ ಪಾರ್ಥೀವ ಶರಿವನ್ನು ಅವರ ಸ್ವಗೃಹ ಸಂಜಯ ನಗರದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಂತಿಮ ದರ್ಶನಕ್ಕೆ ತರಲಾಯಿತು.ಎ ಆರ್ ರಾಜು 25ಕ್ಕೂ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರು. ಒಂದು ರೂಪಾಯಿ ಸಂಬಳದಿಂದ ಗುಪ್ತಾ ಅವರ ಬಳಿ ಆರ್ ಪಿ ವೃತ್ತಿ ಅನ್ನು 18 ನೇ ವಯಸ್ಸಿನಲ್ಲೇ ಆರಂಬಿಸಿದರು.

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KUMAR BANGARAPPA COME BACK – LAUDS KNN PHOTO
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ctor cum politician Kumar Bangarappa announced two projects in a freewheeling chat with a few media persons a few days ago and said the Renukamba Studio would be upgraded and ‘Shivappanayaka’ would be taken up soon.A handsome actor of ‘Ashwamedha’ debut film Kumar Bangarappa speaking to media took time in appreciating the photographs of www.cinecircle.in KN Nagesh Kumar a senior cinema photographer.Linking his father in the discussion Kumar Bangarappa profusely thanked KN Nageshkumar 

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'LOOTI’ ISHA KOPPIKAR IN A SONG
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ery popular event manager in Karnataka Niranjan much awaited film ‘Looti’ in the direction of Girish Hamplapur has shot an eye catching song at Abhiman Studio on a special erected set featuring the beautiful looking Isha Koppikar in the choreography of very smart Imran Sardaria. Dhruva Sharma and Kaddipudi Chandru in disguise of Arabian costume were also part of this song.Isha Koppikar the famous Bollywood actress

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CHILDREN FILM FESTIVAL – NON PROFIT UTSAV
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or the first time in India the International children Film festival that under the umbrella of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy will be nonprofit festival. Fifteen children films will be screened from 14th of November to 20.Out of 15 movies from international arena at the Karnataka International Children film festival two Kannada films ‘Gubbachchigalu’ and ‘Alegalu’ is part of it.

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6-5=2 – BHARAT JAIN DIRECT IN HINDI
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super hit film in shoe string budget 6-5=2 in Kannada released in this year is now ready to rock in Hindi language. It is a complete new production and direction from Bharat Jain of Jhankar and Mars Music Company. An enthralling experience for the audience in Kannada is sure to give good entertainment for the audience all over from this Hindi film says Bharat Jain. The Hindi version of this film ‘6-5=2’ is releasing on November 14 in major cities of the country.

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JUST MADVELI’ COMPLETE
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t is ‘Just Madveli’ after ‘Just Love’ in Kannada filmdom. ‘Just Madveli’…Kuch Kuch Hota Hai by builder Harish Kumar has completed shoot and came before the media on Saturday night at The Bell Hotel.Kolar Seena with Cine Tech Soori story thread has developed it in four months and then commenced shooting in last April.

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KASTHURI NIVASA IN COLOR WELL DONE!
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t last the wish of legendary KCN Gowdru has been fulfilled by his son KCN Mohan and his wife Poornima – one of the pride film production house of KCN Movies.‘Kasthuri Nivasas’ should be in color was the dream of KCN Gowdru when the film was made in early 70’s but it was in Black and White for good heart of Dr Rajakumar.When KCN Gowdru was living he was hoping for the color touch to ‘Kasturi Nivasa’ but sadly after his demise the film is ready now to hit in over 100 theatres.

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HAGGADA KONE’ FOR DELHI FESTIVAL
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interesting film made by Dayal Padmanabhan ‘Haggada Kone’ based on Parvatha Vani short play featuring Naveen Krishna in lead role has been selected for 3rdDelhi International Film Festival that is held in collaboration with NDMC and Delhi Tourism.The Delhi International Film festival starts on 20th of December and conclude on 27th December.In a communication founder President of DIFF Ram Kishore Parcha has extended welcome for the team of ‘Haggada Kone’ to take part in the festival in the year end. 
STILL PHOTOGRAPHER JAI DEV NO MORE
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very fond still photographer and cameraman of high reputation working for 350 films, living for 60 years passed away in Mysore today evening after a heart attack.A group of still photographer Pai, Jai Dev and Shekar Wali visited the model of housing meant for the technicians from the Housing Ministry in Mysore. Around 5 pm Jai Dev fell unconscious. He was admitted to Kamakshi Hospital in Mysore by two of his friends Pai and Shekar Wali. The doctors declared him dead. At this shock his friend Pai was also admitted for uncomfortable feel.

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HAPPY KANNADA RAJYOTSAVA – HANDICAP ADMIRATION
www.cinecircle.in wishes the Kannadigas in Karnataka and around the world Happy Kannada Rajyotsava on the 59th year celebration that starts from today – November 1.On this occasion we produce a good admiration to Kannada language and film by a physically handicap person who was going on a tri wheeler on the busy Race Course Road. The photo is clicked in a moving car and it is a salutation for such an admirer.

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IT IS ‘DEV’ IN TELUGU
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he 2012 Kannada film directed with style by Indrajith Lankesh ‘Dev S/O Mudde Gowda’ is just ‘Dev’ in Telugu ready to hit the screen with some alterations.Producer Ramesh Ramani has taken the liberty of making some adjustments to suit the Telugu film industry nativity of this Diganth and Charmee starring film. He has done some editing and affectionately showed it to K N Nagesh Kumar of www.cinecircle.in recently.

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RAJYOTSAVA AWARD TO LAKSHMAN KODASE AND FIVE FROM FILMDOM
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he 2014 Karnataka Kannada Rajyotsava award has been announced on Thursday evening at Vidhana Soudha. Veteran Journalist Lakshman Kodase of Prajavani who also served for a brief time as cinema journalist gets the award this year.Among the cinema personalities – Dr S Janaki popular playback singer of yesteryears, Vyjyanath Biradar Patil, RT Rama, MS Rajasekhar receive the Kannada Rajyotsava honors.In the music and dance field Smt Indu Vishwanath gets the award. Indu Vishwanath was music director of Kannada films in the past.
AKUL BALAJI PRESENT CAR TO GURUPRASAD TODAY
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s promised the Big Boss 2 winner Akul Balaji has presented the keys of Rs.3 lakhs worth car to Guruprasad well known director today at one of the showrooms in JC Road.For the extensive support and guidance this car was gifted to well known director Guruprasad. Out of Rs.50 lakhs prize money Akul Balaji is yet to receive the cheque after deduction. It would come to Rs. 35 lakhs plus he says.  This prize money is besides the remuneration for his 99 days stay in the Big Boss -2 house.The house on Sarjapur Road registration he has to bear for getting the occupation.

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S NARAYAN DAUGHTER –VIDYASRI-SRINIVAS ENGAGE
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ne of the strong pillars of Kannada cinema S Narayan, Thursday was very special in his career of life. He arranged for the engagement of his first daughter Vidyasri with Srinivas. At the grand engagement event the mentor of S Narayan in direction and the one who stood behind the marriage of S Narayan – HR Bhargava and his wife were present for his daughter engagement.Actress Anu Prabhakar was doing the make up for Vidyasri at this celebration time.

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DEVRAVNE BUDUGURU TEASER LAUNCHED
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t was a triple occasion for director Pratham with producer Sudhir at the release of teaser of ‘Devravne Budu Guru’.On Thursday evening for the NICE concept banner ‘Devravne Budu Guru’ teaser launch Ashok Kheney of NICE was present. It was honor for Akul Balaji and his wedding day celebration via cake cutting.A talkative director Pratham is touching upon the betting mafia, love and devil concept in this film. Ravi Belegere is doing an important role; Akul Balaji and Isha Ranganath are in lead roles. By November 25 he wants to finish off the shoot.

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ABHIMANYU’ IN 850 THEATRES
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annada film ‘Abhimanyu’ that is ‘Jai Hindi’ in Telugu and Tamil in Sri Ram International banner of Arjun is releasing in 850 theatres all over the world.850 theatres is trilingual combination. In the career of Arjun such a mammoth number of theatres something delightful. For the first time he has directed this film for all three languages and he going ala Prakash Raj who did it in ‘Oggarane’ – shooting three languages in Mysore for his banner, the difference is that Arjun topic is education that speaks out in a dashing style on equality in education.Arjun known as Arjun Sarja has fixed the date as 7th November 2014.
'ಕೃಷ್ಣ-ಲೀಲಾ' ಹಾಡುಗಳಿಗೆ 'ಪವರ್‌ಸ್ಟಾರ್+ರಿಯಲ್‌ಸ್ಟಾರ್' !
ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಲ್‌ವುಡ್ ಕೃಷ್ಣ, 'ಅಜಯ್ ರಾವ್' ಚೊಚ್ಚಲ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದ ಶ್ರೀ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಆರ್ಟ್ಸ್ & ಕ್ರಿಯೇಷನ್ಸ್ ಬ್ಯಾನರ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣವಾಗುತ್ತಿರುವ 'ಬಚ್ಚನ್' ನಂತರ, ಶಶಾಂಕ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಅದ್ದೂರಿ ಚಿತ್ರ "ಕೃಷ್ಣ-ಲೀಲಾ" ಚಿತ್ರದ ಒಂದು ವಿಶೇಷವಾದ ಹಾಡನ್ನು ಕಳೆದ ವಾರವಷ್ಟೇ ಪವರ್‌ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಪುನೀತ್ ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್ ರವರು ಹಾಡಿದ್ದರು. ಇದೀಗ ಇನ್ನೊಂದು ಹಾಡನ್ನು ರಿಯಲ್‌ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಉಪೇಂದ್ರ ಹಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. 'ಫೋನಮ್ಮುಂಗು ಸಿಮ್ಮಪ್ಪಂಗು ಹುಟ್ಟಿದ್ ಮಕ್ಳು ಇವ್ರೇನೇ ಕಾಮನ್ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಲೀಲಾ!' ಎಂದು ಶುರುವಾಗುವ ಈ ವಿಶೇಷವಾದ ಹಾಡನ್ನು ನೆನ್ನೆ ಬಾಲಾಜಿ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋದಲ್ಲಿ ಧ್ವನಿಮುದ್ರಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲಾಯಿತು. ಹಾಡಿನ ರಾಗ ಸಂಯೋಜನೆ ಮತ್ತು ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯದ ಕುರಿತು ವಿಶೇಷವಾದ ಮೆಚ್ಚುಗೆ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದ ಉಪೇಂದ್ರರವರು, ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭ ಕೋರಿದರು.

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E DIL HELIDE NI BEKANTHE’ ON FRIDAY
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et another team of youngsters is all set for release of ‘E Dil Helide Nee Bekanthe’ – this heart says you are wanted – gearing up for release on coming Friday 31stOctober with two other films ‘Belli’ and ‘Jaggi’.Meeting the media for the third time the songs of ‘E Dil…has done well in the market 25000 CD are sold according to music director Satish Aryan. There are five songs in the audio CD. The film is also very good one for proposing love.

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GRAND TITLE LAUNCH FOR ‘LOVE YOU AALIYA
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he Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah graced the title launch of stylish film maker Indrajith Lankesh ‘Love You Aaliya’ starring V Ravichandran and Bhumika Chawla in the lead roles.The Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was accompanied by Information minister Roshan Baig and Kannada and culture minister Umasri at Hotel Ashok on Saturday night.

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MAMU TEA ANGADI’ TRAILER EXHIBITED
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he lovely star Premkumar also ‘Nenepirali’ Prem was in memory of his olden days at the trailer launch he attended at ‘Mamu Tea Angadi’ of his friend turned director Paramesh.Prem recalling the By-two Coffee days with Paramesh said he cannot forget him because in his difficult days he gave job for him in CD shot. My friend Paramesh asks for anything I cannot say no. 

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7’ NUMERICAL TITLE AGAIN
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e have a series of numerical titles after the success of 6-5=2. 143, 101 not out, 121, etc, this one from Chandrasekhar Srivatsav is ‘7’ – it is not on wonders of the world but seven itch in the life of protagonist of the film.After two failures as director Chandrasekhar Srivatsav has taken up lead role in this ‘7’ film. He has producer Lakshmisha ready to invest Rs.2 crores on the film. AM Neel is music composer, Shanker is cameraman and Giri is Editor, Roopa Nataraj of ‘Gaali and Miss Mallige’ is female lead.

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VAMSHODDARAKA’ RATHASAPTHAMI ARAVIND TURNS PRODUCER
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fter a long stint as actor of nearly three decades and 250 films Rathasapthami Aravind returns in the avatar as producer of ‘Vamshoddaraka’. His brother Kumar has penned the subject. All my friends in the industry are part of this film. It is a family film for all and has suspense, love, comedy action says Aravind.Vamshoddaraka is Vijaya Raghavendra, Meghana Raj is female counterpart. 

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GOOLI HATTI – TRAILER LAUNCHED
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n Gooli Hatti Kannada cinema controversial Swamiji Rishikumara has appeared in a song number in nine different get ups. It is Bhattara Mane…song; the trailer was launched in the presence of team of the film.Producer Kiran Bhargav, music director Srimanju,Rishikumar Swamiji, Avinash Chabbi, director Shashank Raj, Pawan Surya, Appu Venkatesh, Mahesh, Raghu Tejaswini, Mico Nagaraj, Kiran SArgovi, cameraman Nageshwara Rao were present on the dais.

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'ಕೃಷ್ಣ-ಲೀಲಾ' ಹಾಡಿಗೆ ಪವರ್‌ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಧ್ವನಿ...
ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಲ್‌ವುಡ್ ಕೃಷ್ಣ, 'ಅಜಯ್ ರಾವ್' ಚೊಚ್ಚಲ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದ ಶ್ರೀ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಆರ್ಟ್ಸ್ & ಕ್ರಿಯೇಷನ್ಸ್ ಬ್ಯಾನರ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣವಾಗುತ್ತಿರುವ 'ಬಚ್ಚನ್' ನಂತರ, ಶಶಾಂಕ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಅದ್ದೂರಿ ಚಿತ್ರ "ಕೃಷ್ಣ-ಲೀಲಾ" ಚಿತ್ರದ ಒಂದು ವಿಶೇಷವಾದ ಹಾಡಿಗೆ ಪವರ್‌ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಪುನೀತ್ ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್ ರವರು ಧ್ವನಿ ನೀಡುವುದರ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ವಿಶೇಷವಾದ ಪ್ರಶಂಸೆಯನ್ನೂ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗೆ ಆಕಾಶ್ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋದಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆದ ಹಾಡಿನ ಧ್ವನಿಮುದ್ರಣ ಕಾರ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ ರಾಜ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್‌ರವರು ಸಹ ಉಪಸ್ಥಿತರಿದ್ದು, ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭ ಕೋರಿದರು. 'ಕೃಷ್ಣ-ಲೀಲಾ' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಬಹುತೇಕ ಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದು, ಎರಡು ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಮಾತ್ರ ಬಾಕಿ ಉಳಿದಿವೆ. ವಿ.ಶ್ರೀಧರ್ ಸಂಗೀತವಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಟ್ಟು ಆರು ಹಾಡುಗಳಿದ್ದು, ನವೆಂಬರ್ ಎರಡನೇ ವಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿವೆ. ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಬಳಗದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕ ಅಜಯ್‌ರಾವ್, ನಾಯಕಿ ಮಯೂರಿ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ರಂಗಾಯಣ ರಘು, ಅಚ್ಯುತ್‌ಕುಮಾರ್, ಶೋಬ್‌ರಾಜ್, ತಬಲಾನಾಣಿ, ಬುಲೆಟ್ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಮುಂತಾದ ಕಲಾವಿದರು ಅಭಿನಯಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಪ್ರತಿಭಾ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನಕ್ಕೆ "ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ ಕಲಾ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿ" ಪ್ರಾರಂಭ:
ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, ಅ.೧೮: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಇಂದು ಬೃಹದಾಕಾರವಾಗಿ ಬೆಳೆಯುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಬಿ.ಟಿ.ಎಂ. ಬಡಾವಣೆ ಇಂದು ಬಿಬಿಎಂಪಿ ವ್ಯಾಪ್ತಿಗೆ ಸೇರಿದ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಿತ ಬಡಾವಣೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಾಗಿದೆ. ಈ ಬಡಾವಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಮತ್ತು ಸುತ್ತಮುತ್ತಲ ಪ್ರದೇಶದ ಮಕ್ಕಳಲ್ಲಿ ಹುದುಗಿರುವ ಸುಪ್ತ ಪ್ರತಿಭೆಯನ್ನು ಪೋಷಿಸಲು ಹಾಗೂ ಅವರ ಪ್ರತಿಭೆಯ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನಕ್ಕೆ ವೇದಿಕೆ ಒದಗಿಸಲು 'ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಎಜುಕೇಷನಲ್ ಅಂಡ್ ಚಾರಿಟಬಲ್ ಟ್ರಸ್ಟ್ (ರಿ),' ವತಿಯಿಂದ 'ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ ಕಲಾ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿ' ಹೆಸರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಅಭಿನಯ, ನೃತ್ಯ, ಸಂಗೀತ ಶಾಲೆಯನ್ನು ಆರಂಭಿಸಿದೆ.ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಎನ್.ಆರ್.ನಂಜುಂಡೇಗೌಡ ಅವರು ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರಾಗಿರುವ ಈ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿಯನ್ನು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಉಚ್ಛನ್ಯಾಯಾಲಯದ ನಿವೃತ್ತ ನ್ಯಾಯಮೂರ್ತಿಗಳಾದ ಹೆಚ್.ಎನ್.ನಾಗಮೋಹನದಾಸ್ ಅವರು ದಿನಾಂಕ ೧೮ ರಂದು ಉದ್ಘಾಟಿಸಿದರು.

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ABHIMANYU’ SRI SHIVAKUMARASWAMY RELEASE AUDIO
‘Nadedaduva Devaru’ of Sri Siddaganga Math Sri Shivakumara Swamiji of 107 years pride of country for his ‘Tri Dasoha’ system – Education, Food and Shelter for 15000 children was cynosure of all eyes on Monday.The highly respected Sri Shivakumara Swamiji released Kannada film ‘Abhimanyu’ audio CD and received ‘Paada Pooje’ from Arjun Sarja the Kannada born and Tamil top actor, director and producer.At Sri Siddaganth Math it was huge crowd to watch the additional attractions Arjun,  Chiranjeevi and Dhruva Sarja the latest sensation in the Kannada cinema industry 

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ASADHYA – NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE STARTS
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new team of Nimma Mithra Company floated a film based on the real life happening for ‘Asadhya’. Chandru with Manjunath, Shuban in the newly floated company come with the real life happening of four friends for the subject. It was the thought of four years ago of Chandru. Four friends and one girl are living. Two friends of the four are Manjunath and Shuban – they are part of the cast.

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21’ ANOTHER NUMERICAL TITLE IN KANNDA
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e have a series of numerical titles from the success of ‘6-6=2’, 1 2 3, 101 Not out, 143 are recent cinemas and in the past we get to memory ‘Number 5 Yakka’ and 31st December!The film 21 has many special features. It was shot in 21 days, focused in the film as 21 hours development and the duration of the film is two hours and 1 minute. It is about the robbery happening in social life without knowledge of the people. The 21st robbery is the one the police unearth and show they are better than thieves in thinking.

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JAGGI’ IS COMING ON 31
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ebutant producer SNS Srinivas of Abhinandan Productions is seeing the light of his Rs.2 crores cinema ‘Jaggi’ starring Sunil Raj, Ahana, Aarohitha in lead roles on 31st of this month.The film certified as U/A is the debut direction of VM Raju. According to director Raju the team of ‘Jaggi’ is starting from Annamma Devi temple and reaching to different districts in five days promotional campaign.

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ADHYAKSHA’ 75 MERRY MOMENT
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bhinaya Chakravarthy Kichcha Sudeep arrived at the 75days celebrations of ‘Adhyaksha’ on Saturday night at Jnanajyothi Auditorium in Central College and lauded the effort of his colleagues – Nandakishore, Sharan and others in his address.Kichcha Sudeep under production film ‘Ranna’ promo was released on a huge screen when he was present on the screen.

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BELLI’ STARTS PROMOTION
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ne of the highly expectedfilms of Dr Shivarajakumar and Kriti Karbanda in the lead roles by Mussanje Mahesh started the road promotion for the film from Friday.A pooja was held at Thayi Annamma Devi temple in Subedar Chatram Road. A number of vehicles bearing the ‘Belli’ poster travel to various places for publicity of the film says producer of the film HR Rajesh.

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KAIDI’ AUDIO COMES
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Mumbai and Kannadiga – Justin and Uday joint venture for the first time composed five songs for ‘Khaidi’ Kannada cinema for producer R Gurudath.The Grand Creations had a grand audio release on Friday night at The Bell Hotel in Bangalore. Smt Kalabhaktha,

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ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಎ ಆರ್ ಬಾಬು ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಗೆ
ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಿನಿಮಾದ ಹೆಸರಾಂತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಎ ಆರ್ ಬಾಬು ಎರಡು ಕಿಡ್ನಿ ವೈಪಲ್ಯದಿಂದ ನಗರದ ಬನ್ನೇರುಘಟ್ಟ ರಸ್ತೆಯ  ಅಪ್ಪೊಲ್ಲೊ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿಕಿತ್ಸೆ ಪಡೆಯುತ್ತಾ ಇದ್ದಾರೆ. ಎ ಆರ್ ಬಾಬು ಅವರಿಗೆ ತಕ್ಷಣ ಒಂದು ಕಿಡ್ನಿ ಬದಲಾವಣೆ ಆಗಬೇಕಿದೆ. ಅದಕ್ಕೆ 20 ಲಕ್ಷ ರೂಪಾಯಿ ಖರ್ಚು ಅಲ್ಲದೆ ಐದು ಲಕ್ಷ ನಂತರ ಖರ್ಚು ತಗುಲಲಿದೆ. ಒಂದು ತಿಂಗಳು ಅವರು ಎ ಸಿ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಯ ಕೋಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಶ್ರಮಿಸಬೇಕು. ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಎ ಆರ್ ಬಾಬು ಹಲೋ ಯಮ ಸಿನಿಮದಿಂದ ಜನಪ್ರಿಯ ಅದವರು. ಯಾರದೋ ದುಡ್ಡು ಯಲ್ಲಮ್ಮನ ಜಾತ್ರೆ, ಆಗೊದೆಲ್ಲ ಒಳ್ಳೇದಕ್ಕೆ, ಚಮಕಾಯಿಸಿ ಚಿಂದಿ ಉಡಾಯಿಸಿ, ಮರುಜನ್ಮ, ಸಪ್ನೋಕ ರಾಣಿ,ಸಮೋಸ ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರು.ವಾರಕ್ಕೆ ಮೂರು ಬಾರಿ ಎ ಆರ್ ಬಾಬು ಅವರಿಗೆ ಡಯಾಲಿಸಿಸ್ ಆಗಬೇಕಿದೆ. ಪ್ರತಿ ಡಯಾಲಿಸಿಸ್ 4000 ರೂಪಾಯಿ ತಗುಲಲಿದೆ. ಎ ಆರ್ ಬಾಬು ಅವರಿಗೆ ನೆರವಿನ ಅವಶ್ಯಕತೆ ಇದೆ. ಅವರಿಗೆ ಹಣ ಸಹಾಯ ನೀಡಲು ಇಚ್ಚಿಸುವವರು  - 54030247351 ಇವರ ಎಸ್ ಬಿ ಖಾತೆ, ಸ್ಟೇಟ್ ಬ್ಯಾಂಕ್ ಆಫ್ ಮೈಸೂರ್, ವಿಜಯನಗರ ಶಾಖೆ.
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`ಜೋಗಿ' ಹ್ಯಾಟ್ರಿಕ್ ಹೀರೋ ಶಿವರಾಜಕುಮಾರ್ ಗೆ ಹೊಸ ಇಮೇಜ್ ತಂದುಕೊಟ್ಟ ಚಿತ್ರ. ಮಾತ್ರವಲ್ಲ, ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಪ್ರೇಮ್ ಗೂ ದೊಡ್ಡ ಹೆಸರು, ಅವಕಾಶಗಳನ್ನು ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸಿದ ಚಿತ್ರ. ಆ. 19, 2005ರಲ್ಲಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ಬಾಕ್ಸಾಫೀಸಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಸ ಇತಿಹಾಸವನ್ನೇ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿತು. ಕೇವಲ 4 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ. ವೆಚ್ಚದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣವಾಗಿದ್ದ `ಜೋಗಿ', ಆ ಕಾಲಕ್ಕೇ 12 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ. ಗಳಿಕೆ ಮಾಡಿ ಇಡೀ ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಭಾರತದ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗ ಗಾಂಧಿನಗರದತ್ತ ಮೂಕವಿಸ್ಮಿತವಾಗಿ ನೋಡುವಂತೆ ಮಾಡಿತು. ಇಂತಹ `ಜೋಗಿ' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಪೂರ್ವಭಾವಿ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನಕ್ಕೆ ವರನಟ ಡಾ.ರಾಜಕುಮಾರ್, ತಮಿಳಿನ ಸೂಪರ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ರಜನಿಕಾಂತ್ ವಿಶೇಷ ಆಹ್ವಾನಿತರಾಗಿ ಬಂದಿದ್ದರು.

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NEE NAADE NAA’ A FAMILY FILM FOR FAMILY
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his Friday is very special in one of the most important families of Kannada cinema of Devaraj and Chandrakala. What dynamic star earned is investing on a film production. Young prince Prajwal is the hero of the film, Pranav Devaraj is executive producer.When you get in to the shoes of others and give a cozy atmosphere. It is a feel good factor for both. This is what the film at the outset is telling with lot of entertainment values, romance, songs, and superb cinematography.Devaraj is main producer - Kandhaas is making debut

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NAMASTHE MADAM’ BIG EXPECTATIONS
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roducer Ravi Garani and his wife Latha Garani have made a good promotion work for the film before the release. The team of ‘Namasthe Madam’ traveled various districts like Mysore, Shimoga, Davanagere, Hubli, Tumkur to give awareness about the film. It is now sitting pretty with good response and hopes for a wonderful treat for audience.

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FIRST RANK RAJU…MUTHAPPA RAI CLAP
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s it enough you have knowledge derived from books in studies and obtain first rank in academics? That’s not enough. You need to shoulder life in society and use brain.What happens to one who is just first rank in studies? That is told comically by Naresh making debut as director and Manjunath a granite merchant as producer.‘First Rank Raju…Vidye 100% and Buddi 0%’ was clapped by former don and social servant Muthappa Rai, respected Raghavendra Rajakumar was present with his wife Smt Mangala to switch on the camera.

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GO GO FOR GOA SONGS
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t is really colorful and entertaining songs in ‘Goa’ Kannada cinema of producer Shankar Gowda and Rajath Manjunath.On Monday night three songs of the film – My name is Komal Nee Sutthiko Towel…featuring Komal Kumar and Rachel, Galagala Galagante….on beach side featuring trios of the film,

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MUDDU MANASE’ BOSS IS ‘LORD GANESHA
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hen Tamil super star Rajanikanth said for him ‘Boss’ is Lord Ganesha, actor Arun Gowda quietly comeback and made arrangements without leaving the secret.Rajanikanth aspiration is fulfilled now. On Monday night at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall a huge Ganesha Idol was announced as ‘Boss’

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'FLY’ING START TO ‘FLY’
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fter ‘Ninnindale’ here is another adventure cinema. Ace cameraman Manohar Joshi has made a travel to select the places for ‘Fly’ from 3000 feet near Mullayanagiri, a few exotic locations in and around locations.Apparently the film title is ‘Fly’ from new producer Mohan Kumar and it is debut direction of Bharat.

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‘RIKKI’ RS 10 LAKH HOUSE RAZED
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erhaps in the Kannada cinema history such a lavishly spent house was not demolished for the climax purpose of the film.‘Rikki’ producer SV Babu gets the credit and his guts for razing the near permanent house is adorable. SV Babu is known for such lavishness, no compromise standards and quality films for Kannadigas in the past 12 films of his career.

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BABU SV CONVINCED, SHETTYS HAPPY, HARIPRIYA AMAZING
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he noted producer of Kannada cinema SV BABU who never compromises on quality in his making was convinced with the capacity of debutant producer of ‘Rikki’ Rishab Shetty. He has involved completely and knows every bit of his making. He works from morning 6 am till 9 pm for the film. A young lad making such attempt is appreciable. I am also convinced with his narration pattern. 

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RAMU’S ‘RUSTUM’ CINEMA ‘MUMBAI
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ecently we had ‘MumBhai Connections’ from Atlanta Nagendra and now it is ‘Mumbai’. It was ‘Bombay’ in the yesteryears of Indian cinema.It is Ramu International ‘Mumbai’ starring Madarangi Krishna. Producer Ramu shot for his film ‘AK 47’ in Mumbai and that was a super hit film in his career.

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NAMAKHARAM’ AUDIO HITS MARKET
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n a crowded gathering producer Vijay Anand second film ‘Namakharam’ audio was released jointly by KFCC President HD Gangaraju, HM Krishnamurthy in the presence of Ba Ma Harish, Ba Ma Girish, NM Suresh, Anand Audio Shyam and team members of the film at Green House Raj Milan on Friday afternoon.Golden star Ganesh wished good luck to his brother

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HAGGADA KONE’ BASED ON PARVATHAVANI PLAY
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t was another talkative evening at Sri Chamundeswari Studio after ‘Benki Patna’. The Kannada film ‘Haggada Kone’ by Dayal Padmanabhan and Umesh Banakar promo was released by Kannada Film Producers Association President Munirathna Naidu who is also an MLA.As the film is based on 1962 play of veteran Parvathavani that is adapted to a feature film by Dayal and Naveen Krishna have some new additions.

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WE HAVE DONE GOOD FILM – DEVARAJ ON ‘NEE NADENAA
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he pride of Kannada cinema dynamic star Devaraj making a pretty good address on the completion and on the eve of release of the first home production ‘Nee Naadenaa’ says a good film has shaped up.We have not given up story. There is a thin layer between love and friendship. In giving visual grandeur the story and narration is not missing.

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DILIP PAI MULTIPLE PROJECTS FOR ‘NNLS
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oung and handsome Dilip Pai is working out strongly in his debut direction ‘Namdhe Nimde Love Story’ for Paisa Vasool cinema with strong conviction.Dilip Pai with his wife Deepa Pai outlined quite a few programs for the evening at Grand Inn Hotel on Thursday. Dilip Rai received guests Om Saiprakash, SA Govindaraju, Ba Ma Girish, NM Suresh for the launch of his banner ‘Rare Brains’, promo launch, Future Stars…

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DEAL RAJA STARTS – KOMAL IN COMEDY AGAIN
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he much sought after comedy hero of Kannada cinema Komal Kumar is fitted with two heroines – Bhanu Mehra and Iti Acharya – both playing constables in the film ‘Deal Raja’.The film went on the floor at Sri Omkareshwara Temple in Uttarahalli in Gopi Surya direction of ‘Sadagara’ and twin producers Ravichandra Reddy and Krishnamurthy.Gopi Surya is finishing talkie portion of shooting in Bangaloreand for songs he is moving to green belt areas.

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BENKI PATNA’ AUDIO COMES TO MARKET
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film by Zakir Ali Khan and Ali Khan in the direction of Dayanand a journalist ‘Benki Patna’ starring Prathap Narayan and Anushri in the lead roles has come before the media for audio release.Steve and Kaushik have done tremendous work in music. Bogaseyalli Male Neeru….one song is enough to explain the caliber of duo.It is in last November the film announcement was made.

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KOMAL KUMAR SETS NEW ‘DEAL’ IN CAREER
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t the launch of Komal Kumar new film ‘Del Raja’ he seems to have set aside a new deal of working for ‘Money’. This was not the Komal Kumar we had seen earlier. Practically speaking I am in this film for the sake of money he says. The reason behind telling like this is that he has lost Rs.6 crores in making good for the producers.

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SIDDAPURA’ KRISH BACK AS DIRECTOR
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rishna alias Krish of ‘Jasmin.5’ is with a rowdy subject this time. He does not miss the message like in his previous film that was on ‘Nribhaya’ case.Krish from Siddapura locality keeps the name of his film with the same. He has brushed his memory for contents. Even a young boy used to hold the long sharp edge weapon he had seen as rowdy activity part in his locality.

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IT IS ‘NIRBHAYA’ – SK BHAGWAN
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t last the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has done a laudable job by preparing a documentary ‘Nirbhaya’ – the documentary of ten minutes directed by veteran director SK Bhagwan is on the series of rapes that shook the state a few months ago.20 Kannada cinema artists have taken part in the KFCC production of documentary ‘Nirbhaya’. It will be on air in all the television channels and state theatres in different durations of one, three, five and ten minutes.SK Bhagwan speaking on this direction and first time such an effort made by KFCC says ‘Nirbhaya’ has caption ‘Sidideli’…Bhaya Bidi.BS Basavaraj is cameraman of this documentary that will be soon go public. V Manohar has done music for this documentary ‘Nirbhaya’.As we all know the ‘Nirbhaya’ case in New Delhi – the most tragic of all is also on a rape.
'ಸಿಂಹಾದ್ರಿ ಈ ವಾರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ
ದಸರಾ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಸಡಗರದಲ್ಲಿ ಇಡೀ ರಾಜ್ಯವೆ ಸಂಭ್ರಮ ಪಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದರೆ ಅದರ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ‘ಸಿಂಹಾದ್ರಿ’ ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಿನೆಮಾ ಸಹ ಮನರಂಜನೆ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಕುಟುಂಬಕ್ಕೆ ಒಂದು ಸೊಗಸಾದ ನಿರೂಪಣೆಯ ಚಿತ್ರ ಇದೆ ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಆಗುತ್ತಿದೆ.ಹಾಡುಗಳಿಂದಚಿತ್ರದ ಟ್ರೈಲರ್ ಇಂದ ಸದ್ದು ಮಾಡಿರುವ ಯಶಸ್ವಿ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಆರ್ ಎಸ್ ಗೌಡ ಅವರ ಮೆಗಾ ಹಿಟ್ ಬ್ಯಾನ್ನರ್ ಅಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ತಯಾರಾಗಿರುವ ಚಿತ್ರ ಸಾಹಸ ಹಾಗೂ ಸೆಂಟಿಮೆಂಟ್ ಸಿನೆಮಾಗಳ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಶಿವಮಣಿ ಅವರ ನೈಪುಣ್ಯ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಇದೆ. ‘ಸಿಂಹಾದ್ರಿ’ ಸಾಹಸ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳ ಸರದಾರ ವಿಜಯ್ಸೌಂದರ್ಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಐಶ್ವರ್ಯ ಅಭಿನಯದ ಚಿತ್ರ ಅಷ್ಟೇ ಅಲ್ಲದೆ ಸಿನೆಮಾದಲ್ಲಿ ದೊಡ್ಡ ತಾರಗಣವೇ ಇದೆ. ಅಣ್ಣ ತಂಗಿಯ ಸಂಭದದ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಹಲವು ತಿರುವುಗಳನ್ನು ಇಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಸಾಹಸಮಯ ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶಗಳುಪ್ರೀತಿಕಾಮಿಡಿಮನಮಿಡಿಯುವ ದೃಶ್ಯಗಳು ಈ ‘ಸಿಂಹಾದ್ರಿ’ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಜೀವಾಳ ಎನ್ನುತ್ತಾರೆ  ಶಿವಮಣಿ ಅವರು.ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯ ಅವರ ಸಂಗೀತಆರ್ ಗಿರಿ ಅವರ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣಅಭಿಶೇಖ್ ಅವರ ಚಿತ್ರಕಥೆನಟನಿರ್ದೇಶಕಬರಹಗಾರ ಮೋಹನ್ ಅವರ ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆಮಾಸ್ ಮಾಧ ಅವರ ಸಾಹಸ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಒದಗಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ತಾರಾಗಣದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಜಯ್ಸೌಂದರ್ಯಐಶ್ವರ್ಯಪದ್ಮ ವಾಸಂತಿಸುಚಿಂದ್ರಪ್ರಸಾದ್ರಮೇಶ್ ಭಟ್ಕೋಟೆ ಪ್ರಭಾಕರ್ಮುನಿಮಳವಳ್ಳಿ ಸಾಯಿ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಹಾಗೂ ಇನ್ನಿತರರು ಪಾತ್ರವರ್ಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಇದ್ದಾರೆ.
LOVE IN HUBBALI JUNCTION’ STARTS
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nother new team of director, actor, cameraman, music director, heroine joins the Kannada film fraternity from ‘Love in Hubbali Junction’ – this is a straight subject says Muthuraj who worked in Tamil and Telugu as assistant director. The muhurut for the film was held on Wednesday morning at Sri Chamundeswari Studio.

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SIMHADRI RELEASING ON THURSDAY
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n the auspicious Ayudha Pooja Day it is time to see the ‘Ayudha’ of the protagonist of ‘Simhadri’ – Duniya Vijay in action cum sentiment film.Addressing the media on September 30, the death day of Shanker Nag the director of ‘Simhadri’ was emotional. RS Gowda film means there should be sentiment. Without glycerin Duniya Vijay took part in the sentiment scenes. He has great strength in sentiment like how he performs in action. Soundarys is a thief in the film and likely to give a new image for Soundarya daughter of Dr Jayamala.Aishwarya is sister in her debut felt happy for working with great director, actor and producer. I am ready to act in this type of action cum sentiment film says Vijay. The film is releasing in 175 theatres.Title – SIMHADRI, Banner – Mega Hit Productions, Producer – RS Gowda, Direction – Shivamani, Music – Arjun Janya, Cinematography – R Giri, Cast – Vijay, Soundarya, Asiwharya, Suchindra Prasad, Ramesh Bhat, Kote Prabhakar, Malavalli Sai Krishna, Padma Vasanthi and others.
RING ROAD SHUBA – IT IS KUSHI TIME!
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t was definitely a ‘Kushi’ time. The heroine of the film ‘Ring Road Shuba’ Kushi participated in the audio release for the first time. She expressed happiness for being part of this film addressing the crowded at ‘Boozy Griffin Pub’ in Koramangala.Duniya Vijay who worked for one rupee remuneration,

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BOSS IS COMING FOR ‘MM
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ho is this Boss coming to audio release on October 13? This has actually leads to discussion on Monday evening at the media briefing of ‘Muddu Manase’ Kannada film at JM Mariott Hotel in 4th block Rajajinagar.Kannada cinema actors from Dr Ambarish to many others wishing

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NAANI’ TEST TUBE BABY TRAGEDY
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ased on 1997 incident happened in Gujarat state Nausari that too in a bungalow with 22 rooms is the concept of this ‘Naani’. Untouched building since 17 years was opened up with this team of producer Ramesh Kumar Jain and debutant director Raghavendra Hollal.

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CHINNA CHINNA AASE’ SMALL AND BEAUTIFUL
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he Four main actors in the film ‘Chinna Chinna Aase’ carry different wishes and aspirations to fulfill and how do they achieve it is the concept of senior assistant director turned director Rudramuni.Krishna of Madarangi romance with three heroines  Esthar Naronha in a bold and dashing role, Meenakshi Dixit in soft and tradition role

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SRV PRODUCTIONS- OGARA RESTAURANT LAUNCHED
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t was a glittering twin function with an amazing ambience created by Stage 360 of Priya Sudeep at Sheraton Hotel in Bangalore for launch of Ogara restaurant and SRV Pictures banner for launch of Kichcha Sudeep and Milana Prakash Jayaram direction film in 2015 beginning.Veda Brahma Dr Bhanuprakash Sharma lighted the lamp to mark inauguration. Smt Vanishri founder of Ogara pure vegetarian restaurant

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DK SHIVAKUMAR AT SHIVARAJAKUMAR ‘BELLI’ AUDIO
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he booing crowd, the massive attendance, lack of cultural show and routine talks made the audio release of ‘Belli’ at Jnanajyothi Auditorium in Central College campus in Bangalore on Sunday afternoon.The presence of Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar for Dr Shivarajakumar film ‘Belli’ audio was notable because of the speech of the minister.Actors Venkatesh Prasad, Deepak, Prashanth, Adhi Lokesh and Vinod Prabahakar took time in appreciating Dr Shivarajakumar.

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UPPI FILM - DHARMO RAKSHATI RAKSHATAHA
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usiness tycoon and politician CR Manohar much awaited cinema has got a symbol instead of title. Coined as ‘Basavanna’ has now come as a symbol – 3 Vibhuti lines and center of it with third eye of Lord Shiva was shown as a small trailer by director Srinivasaraju of ‘Dhandupalya’ fame.

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ALEX’ – WHATS UP SONGS FIRST TIME AUDIO RELEASE
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annada cinema industry is shining in discovery of new methods. For the first time Raj Kabadar an automobile engineer picking eight of his friends lead by his wife Nikki produced an interesting entertainer ‘Alex’ and released the audio of four songs via What’s Up social media network.For downloading of audio songs one has to send message to 8884183565 asking for ‘Alex’ songs.

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PATHARAGITTI AUDIO SONGS ARE LOVELY
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well informed director Ishwar K was in good flow to give information all about his film ‘Patharagitti’ at the audio release on Saturday at Sri Chamundeswari Studio. It is two years plan finally coming to final stage. We pay tribute to Venkataswamy who passed away in the middle of making of the film.

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KOLAAHALA’ AUDIO TRAILER COMES
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athrudevobhava Productions first venture coming from Andhra Pradesh ‘Kolaahala’ ready with shooting came before the media for the first time.It was banner launch, audio launch, charity done clippings, photos screening of the film, trailer launch and showing of clips of about eight songs. Lahari Velu, KV Nagesh Kumar, R Shanker, Smt Thulasi, producer Vipan Gandla and others were present at the audio event.

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DHANDE BOYS’ SHOT AT REAL SLUM
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he shooting for ‘Dhande Boys’….Hindilla Mundilla as caption was shot at real slum in Sanjaynagar near Laggere in Bangalore on Thursday afternoon.The vicinity was looking unusual but real. There was no alteration to the slum colony but it was the place of love blossoming between Gururaj and Tanuja newcomer in the film.

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HOME STAY’ 2 SONGS AUDIO RELEASED
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t was a simple and quick event of audio release for ‘Home Stay’ Kannada cinema of debutant Santosh K. two songs of the film penned by Dr V Nagendra Prasad and scored by Ashle Mendonca was released by popular director Mahesh Babu and Anaji Nagaraj at The Bell Hotel on Friday night.A film in Kannada, Hindi and Tamil ‘Home Stay’ main stayis Sayyali Bhagat, Ashok – Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam 

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USIRIGINTHA’ HIGHLY CONFIDENT TEAM
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irector and hero of the film ‘Usirigintha’…Neene Hattira Sooryakiran is highly confident and has some unique distinction before release.Set for release on 2nd October 2014 in over 60 theatres is sold for remake to Tamil. Raman Chellappa and Shakthi Velu are producing it. Sooryakiran is directing the film and Esthar Naronha is likely to be heroine of the Tamil version. After knowing remarks for Sooryakiran performance he may also be chosen as hero. Meanwhile Sooryakiran has two offers after the film was viewed at editing studio.

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PUNEETH SING FOR ‘MELKOTE MANJA
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ragging song featuring Jaggesh in ‘Melkote Manja’ on beautiful Aindrita Ray is sung by power star Puneeth Rajakumar. The song recording was done today at Akash Audio in Bangalore on Wednesday afternoon.It is a known fact that power star Puneeth Rajakumar is a fan of Jaggesh. He admires him immensely for Jaggesh capabilities. For the first time power star Puneeth Rajakumar delivered a song in Jaggesh career in cinema.

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B POSITIVE’…BELIEVE IN – FIVE LANGUAGE FILM
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ere is another daunting task from the new team of A Venkatesh Kumar and team. ‘B Positive’ is a film in Kannada, English and Hindi. It will be dubbed in to Tamil and Telugu.

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AWARD GALORE FOR ‘MYNA’ NAG ON NEW FILMS
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ne of the stupendously successful film in the career of Nagashekhar ‘Myna’ that got him the hat trick image bagged more than 20 awards from various institutions, committees etc.

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KATTE’ FATHER AND DAUGHTER COMBINATION
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e have seen father and son combination, spouses working in the film etc. It is rare to find father as director and daughter as heroine. ‘Katte’ is one such film. Over 25 films director N Omprakash Rao and Shravya his daughter are working in ‘Katte’ that has completed shooting in 39 days.Chandan, Nagashekhar, Rukshar, Geetha, Raviteja are also in the cast of this remake of Tamil film ‘KD Villa Kiladi Ranga’.

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INDRAJITH TURNS 45 – NEW FILM WITH VR AND BUMIKA CHAWLA
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shining personality with good thoughts, good films and smiling too Indrajith Lankesh celebrated his 45th birthday in the presence of his media friends with novelty again.For this birthday Indrajith Lankesh adopted a national bird Peacock and deposited the fund to Mysore Zoo. He also gave admission to two children in a school, announced his new film with an American producer starring V Ravichandran and Boomika Chawla with another young pair.

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DR RAJAKUMAR SAMAGRA CHARITRE HANDBOOK RELEASED
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eteran Journalist Dodda Hulluru Rukkoji ‘Dr Rajakumar Samagra Charitre’ a two volume book is on the anvil. On Monday at Press Club of Bangalore the feel of the book in the form of a ‘Handbook’ was released in the presence of Jnanapith Award winner Dr Chandrasekhara Kambara, Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa, Dr Jayamala and others.It is 15 years effort of Rukkoji that is expected to cost Rs.87 lakhs and said as century book at the international level by an individual.Dr Nissar Ahmed, Dr Chandrasekhara Kambara, Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa, Rajeev Taranath, Dr Girish Kasaravalli, KT Shivaprasad, TJS George, AM Kalburgi, Enagi Balappa, Patil Puttappa, Siddalingaiah, De Javare Gowda, K Maralusiddappa, S Siddalingaiah, Anil Kumble, UR Ananthamurthy, SP Nagamma have given their opinion the two volumes book in this ‘Handbook’.
BAHADDUR’ AUDIO, PLATINIM DISC IN GRAND STYLE
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he Atria Hotel on Sunday night was ‘Kanakapurised’ by RS Srinivas and Srikanth as the guests thronged in excess for the audio release, platinum disc presentation, trailer launch and songs screening.This is made in 7.1 Sound systems, perhaps the last film in negative shoot processed at Gemini studio as per records, this is the 25th film of D Beats of Harikrishna V and the first film to get in to internet media the event of the night.

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DOODH SAGAR’ FOR THIS FRIDAY
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n the absence of producer Smt Rajalakshmi, Shadagopan, music director Gautham Srivatsav and cameraman Nagesh Acharaya the promotional meet for the release of ‘Doodh Sagar’ on next Friday 

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VENKAT BIRTHDAY FILM RELEASE IN OCTOBER
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t was birthday boy Venkat of ‘Huchcha Venkat’ celebration time that doled out many straight feelings before the media before cutting his birthday cake. Venkat father Lakshman was once again in tears on the stage. Perhaps it was ‘Ananda Baashpa’!At the birthday celebration Venkate made a few things very clear. I would hit anyone who make mistake. While shooting I have beaten a few.

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SHANTHARAJ SETS TREND IN ‘MMMC’ AUDIO RELEASE
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well done audio release of ‘Moda Modala Mathu Chanda’ in every sense! It is not just because the song is ‘Done Done…..in the film.

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DR VISHNU REMEMBERED, UPPI BIRTHDAY SHIVANNA ATTEND
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t the two prominent places in Bangalore the activity was abuzz. At the Dr Vishnuvardhana Memorial on Mysore Road next to Abhiman studio the fans thronged for various health checkups.

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SUPER RANGA’ ON FRIDAY UPENDRA TREAT
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ne of the leading producers of Kannada cinema K Manju for his 37th film ‘Super Ranga’ has put effort one year with excellent team. As a result of the effort and spending huge on the film ‘Super Ranga’ – it is releasing on Friday.The original was ‘Kick’ in Telugu, Thillangadi in Tamil and ‘Kick’ in Hindi.

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PARAMASHIVA RAVI SMILES ANAJI SHINES
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he long deserving shine has come from producer cum cameraman Anaji Nagaraj in the smile of V Ravichandran. The stellar role of V Ravichandran in ‘Paramashiva’ has brought happiness. The film released in 120 theatres collected over Rs.2.5 crores in three days gross. It is going steady with 70 percent collection. In the B and C centers the film is a good revenue.

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ERADONDLA MOORU SONGS HIT MARKET
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film with unique title that leads to a discussion ‘Eradondla Mooru’ on love, friendship purity has finished shooting and audio songs of the film was released by Guru of director Kumar Dutta – Shiragonkar,

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ಇಂಗಳೆಮಾರ್ಗಕ್ಕೆ ಮೆಚ್ಚುಗೆ ವ್ಯೆಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದ ಶ್ರೀಗಳೂ
ಬಾಗಲಕೋಟೆ: ವೈಷ್ಣೋದೇವಿ ಕ್ರೀಯೆಶನ್ಸ ಬಾಗಲಕೋಟೆ ಘನಶ್ಯಾಮ ಬಾಂಡಗೆ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿರುವ ದೇವರಾಯ ಕಾದಂಬರಿ ಆದರಿತ ಇಂಗಳೆಮಾರ್ಗ ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಗುರುವಾರ ವಾಸವಿ ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿರದಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ವಿಕ್ಷಣೆ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ಇಲಕಲ್ಲಿನ ಚಿತ್ತರಗಿ ವಿಜಯ ಮಹಾಂತಶ್ರೀಮಠದ ಮಾಹಾಂತಸ್ವಾಮಿಗಳು, ಹಾಗೂ ಗುರುಮಹಾಂತ ಶ್ರೀಗಳು,ಕೂಡಲ ಸಂಗಮದ ಪಂಚಮಸಾಲಿ ಪೀಠದ ಬಸವ ಜಯಮೃತ್ಯುಂಜಯಸ್ವಾಮಿಗಳು,ಮುರನಾಳದ ಶ್ರೀಮಳೆರಾಜೇಂದ್ರಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಮಠದ ಮಳೆಯಪ್ಪಯ್ಯಸ್ವಾಮಿಗಳು,ಟಿಕಿನಮಠದ ರೇವಣಸಿದ್ದಶ್ರೀಗಳು,ಶಿರೂರಿನ ಬಸವಲಿಂಗಸ್ವಾಮಿಗಳು, ಜಮಖಂಡಿಯ ಓಲೆಮಠದ ಶ್ರಿಗಳು

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SUPER RANGA – SET FOR RELEASE ON 19 SEPTEMBER
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his is a big cinema compared to the Telugu, Tamil and Hindi level, the locations is very special like Slovenia, we have real super star for the film,

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PH VISHWANATH NEW KANFIDA PRESIDENT
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ne of the well known directors of Kannada cinema PH Vishwanath was elected as President of Kannada Film Directors Association.It was 3 years plus tenure of MS Ramesh and PH Vishwanath takes over with other members Nagendra Magadi, Venkatesh, B Ramamurthy, KN Vaidhyanath, PN Nagesh, Roopa Iyer, Dayal, Sunil Puranik, Nanjunde Gowda, Guruprasad, Sudhakar Bannanje, Sharan Kabbur and others.
SAHODARARA SAVAAL’ RELEASE AGAIN
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he real life ‘Sahodararu’ – siblings – AR Raju and Radhakrishna Raju announced the release of 1977 blockbuster Kannada cinema starring Dr Vishnuvardhana and Rajanikanth again on 19th of September 2014. A day after the birth anniversary celebration of Dr Vishnu this film is releasing is also a feast for fans of Dr Vishnu and Rajanikanth.

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YATHIRAJ 100 – NOORONDU NENAPU
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orkaholic, intelligent and straightforward Yathiraj fond journalist colleague and actor in small and big screen reached 100 in his professional career.It was a touching and meaningful event to celebrate.

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13 DAYS AFTER DEATH BRISK PROGRESS
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annada film with unique title ’13 days after death’ has completed 60 percent of shooting by producer Kale Gowda. There is change of director from Umesh to Kiran Kumar.Umesh could not take up the film and was ready to come to the media meet to explain his inability on taking up the film. He did not turn up but new director Kiran Kumar said he has done shooting for 60 percent of the film. Ashok Kumar is co producer.Chytra of U2 is making her first appearance. It is all about Halli Hudgi role from Bidar district she says. Deepu is playing lead role.A suspense thriller ‘13 days after death’ holds mirror to the society.
JUST BOLDO I AM SORRY’ GOOD ATTEMPT
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ith a very good song in the background ‘Just Boldo I am Sorry’ a 15 minutes short film by Hemanth Kumar an engineer and MBA graduate was screened on Saturday evening at Sri Renukamba Digital theatre.An array of friends of Hemanth Kumar and his mother the financier for this short film were present. This one has bagged award in short film category at the 2014 Bengaluru International film festival. 

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CM HONOR VR AT 50TH BELLI HEJJE
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annada filmdom pride V Ravichandran was honored at the 50th Belli Hejje by Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah with Information minister Roshan Baig, Dr Shalini Rajanish, President of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy, KFCC President HD Gangaraju and Vishukumar NR director of information minister on Fridaynight at fully crowded Ravindra Kalakshetra.

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JAGGESH RELEASED ‘PAIPOTI’ AUDIO
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or the first son Gururaj starring Kannada film ‘Paipoti’ veteran actor Jaggesh graced for the audio release. He came limping because of an accident he met on the sets of his ‘Melkote Manja’.

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JYOTHI ALIAS KOTHIRAJ PROVES AGAIN – AUDIO COMES
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n Thursday evening the right side of Citadel Hotel in Anand Rao Circle, the place of climbing for Jyothi Raj alias Kothiraj obstructed traffic. The onlookers of this climbing of huge building without support by Kothiraj was witnessed by a few hundreds.

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3 ON FRIDAY–PARAMASHIVA NENAPIDEYA PANDYA
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he day belongs to V Ravichandran. The dream merchant Kannada cinema ‘Paramashiva’ (Samudram 2001 remake) is releasing all over Karnataka. On the same day V Ravichandran opens up his mind on life journey at the 50th “Belli Hejje” at Ravindra Kalakshetra. ‘PARAMASHIVA’ – Set in the family background this one is sister sentiment with producers. The posters, photos is executive producer for this Anaji Nagaraj film.

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VEERA RANACHANDI’ RUSTUM RAGINI!
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he ravishing beauty Ragini is tightening her arms and fists to punch at trouble shooters in the direction of Anand P Raju after ‘Ragini IPS’. This time it is ‘Veera Ranachandi’

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SHANKER DUO IN ACTION KAMAAL!
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orld famous Master Kamal takes his birth in Kannada and Telugu film that went on the floor on Wednesday morning. Shanker Gowda and Shanker Reddy are producers of this film. The young queen from Bangkok Bodirathna Ankura wife of Master Kamal was also present at the muhurut of Kannada film.

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SIMHADRI’ AUDIO RELEASED
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roducer RS Gowda with a good experience and stern decision in selecting subjects has picked ‘Simhadri’ a sister sentiment and action laced cinema with Duniya Vijay, Soundarya and Aishwarya in lead roles this time.

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STEPPERZ 3RD BRANCH STARTS
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fully equipped dance class that is affordable to the common people by well known dance director of Kannada cinema Malur Srinivas ‘Stepperz’ – new branch was opened a few days ago at Kammanahalli on second floor of Kaurava building.

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NEENE BARI NEENE’ SONGS MAKE A FILM
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t is a rare kind of cinema activity for ‘Neene Bari Neene’. Around 10 songs of ‘Neene Bari Neene’ audio album in the trio – Sonu Nigam, Jayanth Kaikini and Mano Murthy from Ashok Kheney was well received by music lovers in 2009.

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CIGARETTE’ 20 LANGUAGE SONG
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ucky Shanker is going in for an international cinema! That is true because ‘cigarette’ is such an addiction found in many parts of this world.For this film ‘Cigarette’ director Lucky Shanker has made good attempt so that it reaches the different levels. One of the songs of the audio released on Mondayafternoon contains 20 languages words on ill effects of smoking.

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VYUHA’ THIS IS NOT CHAKRAVYUHA
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he famous Kannada song of Dr Ambarish comes to the memory with this title ‘Vyuha’ – Chakravyuha, idu Chakravyuha!However this ‘Vyuha’ a political thriller debut of topnotch music director as director RP PAtnayak released the trailer at a crowded Gopalan Mall on Saturday night.

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OCTOPUS’ FIGHT FOR GOOD CAUSE
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hen this water animal catches from its eight hands, it will only suck blood and leave the object. ‘Octopus’ is such a dangerous species. The hero of this film Kishore , a scientist is also caught from several corners

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PANDHYA’ SLATED FOR SEPTEMBER 12
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game of life not love ‘Pandhya’ centers on four real life characters is all set for release on September 12. Debutant director Devu K picked characters from real life says the performances have also come very natural.‘Pandhya’ with four heroes

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SPOORTHI TO MARRY VISHWAS
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poorthi and Vishwas made beginning from ‘Jolly Days’. They are now in wedlock after seven long years of friendship and love.Spoorthi well educated and once reduced to ‘Sister’ after ‘Prithvi’ announced the marriage at ‘Pandhya’ and bid good bye to cinema of seven years. My friendship of seven years and love – the family of both are convinced.

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INGALE MARGA’ WAY FOR DOWN TRODDEN
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film on the pre independence time featuring the works of Ingale Devaraya in the period of Dadasaheb Baba Ambedkar is the central focus of this film by Vishal Raj for the production of Ghanshyam Bandage.The premiere of the film ‘Ingale Marga’ was held at Renukamba Digital theatre on last Monday in the presence of guests and media.Ghanshyam an achiever in life despite of handicap thought of Nana Patekar for Devaraya role but he found similar actor in Kannada that is Suchindra Prasad. 

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THARLE NAN MAKLU’ TRAILER LAUNCH
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he senior ‘Maga’ ala Tharle Nan Maga Jaggesh was present to release the junior ‘Maga’ – that is ‘Tharle Nan Maklu’ trailer launch at Citadel Hotel in Bangalore on Monday evening.Producers Sachidanand and Satish Kumar arranged for trailer launch that looked very entertaining.

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ALONE’ IT IS HOME ALONE ON BEACH SIDE
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nother suspense thriller Kannada film ‘Alone’ went on the floor in Kannada. Mangalore boy shining in Hindi cinema Sunil Shetty plays the cop in this film and this is debut in Kannada says JKS director of ‘Shatru and Subramani’ on his third film.

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USIRIGINTHA – BASED ON REAL LIFE LOVE
‘NIMHANS’ is ‘Usirigintha’ Neene Hattira after a long battle and disturbance for director and hero Sooryakiran. Insider in the industry caused me trouble and finally I had to oblige for NIMHANS hospital case. Sooryakirna narrated his seven months trouble for the film taking final shape.

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PATHARAGITTHI’ A MESSAGE TO CONVERT AS LAW
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ith the rapid increase in rapes, atrocities on women the Kannada film ‘Patharagitthi’ of Ishwar has made a small research and come to a conclusion to give a solid message to incorporate in Indian law.

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HUCH VENKATA’ HUCHCUTANA
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he regional censor board head Nagendra Swamy and Mrs Jyothi Sunil given 28 minutes 22 seconds trailer approval for ‘Huchcu Venkata’ cinema of Venkat and most deplorable part is the song captured in TR Mills graveyard.Censor members have not used common sense and left it go. It hurts the sentiments.In the song  in which group of Venkat with liquor bottles, long weapons stand, dance on the buried bodies.

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RASAPOORI’ HORROR FILM ON FLOOR
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nother horror cum suspense film is on the floor. This is ‘Rasapoori’, the trouble shooter of this film is ‘Rasapoori Raaja’ – how he is ardent fan of ‘Rasapoori’ is that you have to know on screen. Srinivasa Shetty who made ‘Good Luck’ Kannada cinema is giving full responsibility to director Daivagna.The film ‘Rasapoori’ will be like ‘Paani Poori’ with all masala elements.

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ALLAMMA’ BHARANA GETS KHODAY KAVACHA!
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or any milestone film the significant director who is passionate to the core is important. This is what happening for TS Nagabharana another treasure ‘Allama’...Bayalemba Beragu historical Kannada cinema. The ‘Kavacha’ the film is getting from Sri Hari Khoday is something impeccable.

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DIGBHAYAM’ – HORROR, SUSPENSE AND THRILLER
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oung and aspiring Amith close relative of senior journalist and actor Sureschandra is making debut with good academic qualification from ‘Digbhayam’.Amith an engineering graduate and MBA holder comes up with horror, suspense and thriller in ‘Digbhayam’. It was Raghuraj who directed the film up to 80 percent that Amith is taking over. Amith has obtained no objection certificate and completing the task.

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PREMA PALLAKKI’ ACTION AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
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ho says the Kannada cinema industry is not reaching places. Look at this film ‘Prema Pallakki’ – instead of shooting the martial arts at some of the well known spots in the world, producer Gangadhar has roped in experts from various countries

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TRISHA COMES FOR ‘POWER***’ PROMOTION
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t the Renukamba Digital theatre it was a huge attendance of guests and cynosure among all was the richly talented and beautiful Trisha Krishna – a famous Telugu and Tamil actress.

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SHAAN COMES FOR PROMOTIONAL OF BSFHG
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andana Jain a former stockbroker, construction business woman, CCL partner, Chandrakantha TV serial maker has taken up her first Hindi film ‘Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya’ and it is slated for release on 26th of September.Mikha Singh and Shaan very famous playback singers are lead actors of this film. On Tuesday evening Indrajith Lankesh noted director and journalist introduced Vandana Jain and Shaaan special attraction of the promotional activity.

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LOVE IN MANDYA’ GOOD QUALITY SONGS
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noop Seelin is growing fast with good quality songs. The amount of dedication and hard work he puts giving him much deserved appreciation.  On Mondayevening for ‘Love in Mandya’ film audio release he organized a neat program to give introduction to four songs. The concerned persons spoke about the songs. One of the songs is sung by Bappi Lahiri famous Hindi film music director.

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FLOP’ GUESTS RELEASE AUDIO
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he pretty good hall on the second floor of Vijay Residency was the venue for audio release. In each and every chair there was an audio CD of ‘Flop’ Kannada cinema, guests are not aware of it. 

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SANTOSHAKKE’ 105 CHARACTERS
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n the debut Saravanadas is showing lot of grit and determination. He came before the media after completion of the film and now assessing the strength of his film ‘Santoshakke as producer and director came up for publicity programs of his cherished baby.

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KARNATAKA STATE AWARDS – DARSHAN-NIRMALA BEST
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he annual Karnataka state film awards were announced on Monday evening at Vartha Soudha by information minister Roshan Baig.Challenging star Darshan gets the first coveted award for his performance in “Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna”. The film was also declared most popular film and third award for the film goes to Ravi Verma for his stunts.

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KPL LAUNCH – VALMARK MAIN SPONSOR
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he 2014 Karnataka Premiere League cricket tournament is starting soon and this time the surprise entry is ‘Rock Star’ – We are Rock Star and most of the CCL Karnataka Bulldozer players and a few from south Indian team of CCL are part of this team.

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SOFTWARE GANDA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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n Friday night at the Sheraton Hotel next to Orion Mall on Dr Rajakumar Road the grand audio release of Jaggesh and Nikita starring ‘Software Ganda’ was held in the presence of team members.Before audio release three songs of the film were screened. One of the three with Jaggesh in a Dhaba set holding bottle sung by Vijayaprakash Kuditha Beda….for Hrudaya Shiva lyrics is well derived.  

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SUPER RANGA’ – SUPER TRAILER K MANJU SUPER TREAT
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oted producer of 37 films K Manju hosted a good treat for the eyes from 10 minutes trailer and song and later he offered a nice mouth watering super snacks for the evening.The only drawback is delay in start of the function of audio release of ‘Super Ranga’ at Sri Chamundeswari studio.

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POWER *** - 5 LAKH FREE AUDIO CD
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ere is a bonanza for the fans of power star Puneeth Rajakumar in at least 25 to 30 theatres. ‘Power ***’ set for release on 28th of this month is giving away 12000 CD’s of the film audio in each theatre. It is given at the ticket counter free.

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AMRUTHA’ TECHNOLOGY PANCHAMRUTHA!
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n the days of technological advancement taking over everything in the visual media an expert in computer graphics and animation CJ Brian 50 feature films, theme park rides, video games and ad films for some of the biggest names

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KANCHANA’ HORROR FILM
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roducer of quite a few films Vijay Surana with Amarchand Jain turns director from ‘Kanchana’ a horror film set in the island of no man area. At an island near Mangalore the entire shoot will be completed says Vijay Surana making debut

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DR UR ANANTHA MURTHY PASSES AWAY
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he legend departs. That is Jnanapith Award winner Dr UR Ananthamurthy born in remote village in Thirthahalli of Shimoga District. He was winner of prestigious Jnanapith Award for over all contribution to Kannada literature.Dr URA the gem in the literary circles of Kannada holds doctorate from University of Birmingham, UK has authored many books. Some of the novels of Dr URA were made in Kannada as films.

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KALABEREKE AUDIO DR BHARATHI GRACE
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or the son in law Anirudh Jathakara latest Kannada film ‘Kalabereke’ Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana graced the audio release event at The Bell Hotel on Friday evening.

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DANDU’ ACTION FILM AUDIO COMES
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ne of the notable achievement of this ‘Dandu’ made in Kannada and Telugu by Sanjeev Megoti is that nearly 100 artists have worked for it. Sanjeev Megoti of ‘Aptha’ fame is also producer, director of this film ‘Dandu’. The audio of the film was released on Wednesday morning in Bangalore.‘Dandu’ is shot in Bangalore, Karwar, Adoni, Raichur, Kumuta, Aagara in 55 days, Megoti

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GAJAPADE PARADE!
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he power of ‘Elephant’ is in the hands of three youths in ‘Gajapade’. When the innocent youths revolt on a powerful rowdy that trauma they have to face is the concept of this Kuncha Creations maiden venture. The film went on the floor at Kadu Malleshwara temple in Bangalore on Wednesday morning.

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Indo-American Gangster Flick “Mumbhai Connection” gets U/A Censor Rating
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he upcoming Hindi language dark comedy film “Mumbhai Connection” was given a “U/A” rating by the Indian Central Board of Film Certification on Aug 19thin theaters everywhere on Aug 22nd Director Atlanta Nangendra was actually

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YUVA SAMRAT’ DR BHARATHI RELEASE AUDIO
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he pride of Kannada cinema Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana released the audio CD of ‘Yuva Samrat’ of Nandakumar family production at Sri Chamundeswari studio on Monday night.Dr Bharathi was felicitated on this occasion for 50 years of stint in cinema.

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GANAPA AUDIO BEFORE DODDA GANAPA
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he team of ‘Ganapa’ Kannada cinema thought of a unique way to release the audio CD. Instead of going to five stars and spend lakhs of rupees the producers Paramesh and Prem of P2 banner. The film presented by Anekal Balaraj ‘Ganapa’ first held Pooja for audio

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B SURESH TO PRODUCE DARSHAN FILM
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he Media Network is mostly likely to take up the 51st film of challenging star Darshan. That is after ‘Sarvantaryami’ in the direction of Dinakar Toogudeepa.The presence of Shylaja Nag at the audio release of ‘Ambarisha’ gave road to this hunt. When checked with B Suresha of Media Network the flash back first reopened from him.

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AMBARISHA ‘NIYATHTHE AMBI’ LOVELY SONGS
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nother terrific entertainer on the anvil ‘Ambarisha’ formal audio was released on Saturday night at Le Meredian. Smt Shylaja Nag wife of B Suresha on request of challenging star Darshan released the audio CD for thunderous applause.Challenging star Darshan, V Harikrishna, Rachita Ram, Dr V Nagendra Prasad, financer Niranjan, Ishwari Kumar, Kalai and Mahesh Sukhadhare were present when the audio was released.

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MUM BHAI CONNECTION’ PERTINENT SUBJECT
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ising to the occasion and environment is what this intelligent guy Atlanta Nagendra has done in his maiden Hindi film direction ‘MumBhai Connections’. That was evident from his well cut promo screened at Sri Chamudneswari Studio that also happened to be the audio release of one song from chief guest V Harikrishna well known music director.

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DR BHARATHI 50 – WELL THOUGHT EVENT
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or the completion of 50 years in cinema the multi lingual actress Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhan showed a new way for others to follow. Not having cultural program and throwing party, Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana organized for ‘Short Film Workshop’ to coincide 50 years of stay in cinema. It has been organized by VIBHA charitable trust in association with Pune Film Institute and OSCAR.

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DR JAYANTHI ON DR BHARATHI
“Ai Bharathi Neen Elladakku Devaru Antane Helbeda, you have also worked hard, you look so beautiful from the beginning’ – this is the piece of advice from one of the finest actresses Dr Jayanthi to Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana on Thursday night at Christ University auditorium.Dr Jayanthi also remembered ‘Baalu Belagithu’ sequence of Dr Bharathi in which she takes out the child to a graveyard to bury it.

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SOWCAR JANAKI RICH IN ADDRESS\
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t the 50 years stint in cinema by Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana one of the finest actress of yesteryears was very fine in her address on the ability and talent of Dr Bharathi.On 10th floor top, the top actress 83 years Sowcar Janaki said Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana defy age. It is the unassuming nature she expressed today attracted me. Thinking for others grace and happiness is great in her lauded the veteran actress of over 65 years stint.

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I HATE, LOVE, LIKE AND MISS YOU’ TRAILER OUT
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nother film in Kannada that is with trailer before launch of the film! The trend set by ‘Simple Ag Ondh Love Story’ is followed strictly.The title of the film ‘I-------You’ eight minutes trailer was released at Sri Chamundeswari studio and later it was uploaded. According to debut director Keshav Chandu the film focuses on ‘Like, Love, Hate, Miss’. It is part of ‘Love’.

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KAHI’ YOU HAVE SWEET EXPERIENCE ON SCREEN
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nother bunch of youngsters with dedication and concern of course with high qualification are out in the middle for a Kannada film titled ‘Kahi’.A film by Boiled Beans Pictures went on the floors in the direction of Aravind Shastry a software engineer. He has different shades of people and picks south Bangalore for showcasing it. 

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SHARAN ADYAKSHA’ ILLI ‘GANDHIJI KANASU’ ALLI
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t is a remake verses original cinema this week in theatres from Kannada film front. ‘Sharan Adyaksha’ crossing hurdles is all set for release on this Fridayalong with ‘Gandhiji Kanasu’.‘Sharan Adyaksha’ a remake of Tamil film ‘Varathapada Valibar Sangham’ (2013 romantic comedy directed by Ponram with Sivakarthikeyan, Sathyaraj

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SWAMI ‘SHANKARA’ MEGA SERIAL
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eteran director from ‘Toogudeepa’ to this day giving many hits and misses KSL Swamee (Radha Ravi) has come up with Sanskrit language television serial ‘Sri Shankara Digvijaya –Tatsavami’ on the founder of Adwaitha philosophy.

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PRO NAGENDRA CONDUCTS 343 RAYARA ARADHANE AT HOME
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ne of the senior most PRO of Kannada cinemas Nagendra conducted the ‘Madhyaradhane’ at his residence on the occasion of 343rd Sri Raghavendra Swamy Aradhane that is held on three days in the month of Shravana Maasa soon after the Varamahalakshmi rituals.Like in the previous year’s ‘Rayara Aradhane’ at PRO Nagendra house was held with lot of devotion, dedication and flower arrangements was superb.

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E PREETHI – SIX YEARS PROJECT READY
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nfiniti Entertainment Kannada cinema shot in USA such as Washington, DC and New York and back home in Bangalore ‘E Preeti’ starring Diganth, Tejaswini, Nina Mahesh , Venkatesh Prasad and USA actors in the direction of Priya Bharathi Joshi is all set for audio release and the film release in two months time.

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GANDHIJI KANASU’ FIVE TRACK CINEMA
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ith great devotion and admiration on Mahatma Gandhi a youngster Ramesh S Paravinayaka has taken up ‘Gandhiji Kanasu’ with five different thoughts envisaged by father of the nation. The film is set for release on this August 15 at Northern Karnataka as the Kannada accent is not with regular Bengaluru Kannada.

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MAREYADIRU ENDENDU’ PATRIOTIC FILM
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home minister son joining the Indian Army to serve the country is the first new thought of director Mahesh Thejas in ‘Mareyadiru Endendu’. The Regional censor has given U certificate and the sad part of the film team

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GRAND MELODY AUDIO AT MELODIOUS EVENING
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t was grand musical feast and also presence of many music directors at the ‘Melody’ audio evening made it special at Jnanajyothi Sabanghana in Central College Campus, Bangalore on Saturday night.Dr Shivarajakumar with veterans KSL Swamee

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A DAY IN THE CITY’ AUDIO RELEASE BY DARSHAN
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e it a rural place or Mantri Mall the popularity of challenging star Darshan is so huge and vast. On Saturday evening it was evident when he came to the posh locality to release the audio CD of Kannada cinema with English title ‘A Day in the City’.Challenging star Darshan came with his brother Dinakar Toogudeepa, Bhasker strong CCL player and actor, CV Shivashanker, Mantri Square MD Smt Snehil Mantri plus music director Shiva Sathya and director Venkat Bharadwaj were present.

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GOOLI HATTI SEQUEL GOOLI HATTI SHEKAR TO PRODUCE
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ust on the final portion of shooting and post production in brisk pace for ‘Gooli Hatti’ Kannada cinema, the politician hailing from Gooli Hatti place Shekhar and known for tearing his shirt in the Assembly has announced sequel to come up after the first version is released.

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GANESH IS NEW ‘STYLE KING’ IN PC SHEKHAR DIRECTION
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he title of ‘Style King’ heard in the career of Shanker Nag and Rajanikanth is now the title for golden star Ganesh film. Maruthi Jadiyar is producing this film with Ganesh in two shades in the film. Remya Nambisan has signed her first Kannada cinema that is her 50th film in the film career of South India.

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YUGAPURUSHA’ AGAIN
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he super hit Kannada film of 1989 ‘Yugapurusha’ directed by D Rajendra Babu in V Ravichandran, Kushboo and Moon Moon Sen in the main cast is now repeated after 25 years.Manju Maskalmatti

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KFCC DELEGATES MET HOME MINISTER K J GEORGE
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fcc delegates went and met home minister k j george, h k patil at Vidhana soudha and discussed about simplification of cinema rules and regulation. Within fortnight new rules will be implemented said home minister. Former Kfcc president and exhibitor k v CHANDRASHEKAR, Kfcc Vice President d r jairaj, Kfcc secretary Thomas Souza and odugowdaru were present in the discussion.
ಗಟಗಟ ಠಾಡಿಗೆ ಕಂಠಚಿನ್ನೂ ಕೊಟ್ಟು,ಕಾ ಸೂ ಕೊಟ್ಟ ಪ್ರೇಚಿi !
ಐಔಗಿಇ ಔಓ ಓಊ ೪ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಗಟಗಟ ಸಾಂಗ್ ಒಂದಿದೆ. ಅದು ಎಣ್ಣೆ ಸಾಂಗ್ ಅಥಚಿ ಕಿಕ್ ಸಾಂಗ್ ಅಂತಾನೂ ಠೇ೧/೪ಬಠುದು. ಆದರೆ ಈ ಠಾಡಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಸರ್‌ಪ್ರೈ ಸ್‌ಗ೧/೨ಚಿ. ಒಂಥರಾ ಎಕ್ಸಾರ್ಡಿನರಿ. ಏನಪ್ಪಾ ಅನ್ನುತ್ತೀರಾ? ಚಿದಲನೆಯದಾಗಿ, ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಬರೆದು ನಿರ್ದೇ೨ ಸುತ್ತಿರುಚಿ ಪತ್ರಕರ್ತ ಪಿ.ಎನ್. ೨ನಾಥ್ ಇಬ್ಬರು ಹೀರೋಗ೧/೪ ಠಾಡುಚಿ ಈ ಗಟಗಟ ಸಾಂಗನ್ನು ನಟ ಉಪೇಂದ್ರರ ಬ೧/೨ ಠಾಡಿ ಸಲು ಚಿiತುಕತೆಯೂ ಆಗಿತ್ತಂತೆ. ಅಚಾನಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಜೋಗಿ ಪ್ರೇಚಿi ಈ ಟ್ರಾಕ್ ಸಾಂಗನ್ನು ಕೇ೧/೨ ತುಂ ಬಾ ಎಂಜಾಯ್ ಚಿiಡಿದ್ದಲ್ಲದೇ, ತಾಚಿ ಎರಡು ಚಿಯ್ಸ್‌ನಲ್ಲೂ ಈ ಠಾಡನ್ನು ಠಾಡಿಕೊಡುತ್ತೇನೆಂದು ಉತ್ಸಾಠದಿಂದ ಠೇ೧/೨ದಾಗ ಇನ್ನಷ್ಟು ಖುಷಿಪಟ್ಟ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಠಾಡಿ೧ಯೂ ಆಯಿತು.

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espite of bad health noted director AR Babu is using his extra energy to give a breakthrough for his son Shaan. On the title card it is ‘Halo Yama’ fame AR Babu son Shaan film ‘Basu Ade Hale Kathe’ is printed on posters.But young and vibrant director Shaan looks at life and love differently.

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