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JOHN JAANI JANARDHAN’ RELEASING THIS FRIDAY
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annada film ‘John Jaani Janardhan’ will release on Friday, December 9. The film is produced under the banner M R Pictures with Padmanabha being the film’s main producer. The film is also produced by Shashikiran and Girish with the support of Muthappa Rai. Guru Deshpande has directed the film. 

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REAL POLICE’ GETS U/A CERTIFICATE
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irector Saiprakash’s 98th film 'Real Police' has got a U/A certificate from the censors with a cut. However, the censors have not asked for any beeps. The film stars Saikumar as a cop, Disha Poovaiah as a medico, Ganesh Rao, Manjunath Hegde, Akshita Bopaiah as Disha’s friend and Ramesh Pandit as a sand mining baron in major roles. Saiprakash’s son Saikrishna has also acted in a small role as a Muslim terrorist.

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AVALUCKY’ RELEASING ON DEC 23
‘Avalucky’ will release on December 23 all over Karnataka. The film is written and directed by Ashok Nittur and produced by R Poornima. The film is being distributed by Arya Mourya. Late Ismail Gonal has composed the music and Umapathy has handled the camera department.The film has got a U certificate and is suitable for all ages. According to Ashok Nittur, the film is a must-watch for children and should be seen by youngsters which make it a family entertainer.

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DIE’YANA HOUSE RELEASING ON DEC 9
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annada horror-based family-oriented film ‘Die’yana House will release in 80 theatres all over Karnataka on December 9. The film is produced by Girish and Rajashekar while it is directed by Bharath Nanda. Nobin Paul has scored the music. Raghav Nag, Tejaswini, Damayanthi Nagaraj, Narayanaswamy, K S Sridhar, Srinivasa Murthy, Master Chinmay are in the star cast. Murthy has written the dialogues and lyrics.

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SOJIGA’ RELEASING ON DEC 9
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annada film ‘Sojiga’ will release on December 9 in more than 50 theatres all over Karnataka. The film is being distributed by Ramesh Babu. The film is produced by N S Hegde, a practicing chartered accountant whose son Vikranth is the hero of the film. Dinesh Kampli is the director. Arya Manju is the choreographer. Sunath Gowtham is the music director and cinematographer of the film.

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FILM INSTITUTE COURSE GETS BU AFFILIATION
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engaluru-based Century Film Institute has got affiliation for its new acting course from the Bangalore University. The film institute will start a new post-graduate diploma course in acting from December 12. The course has been accorded recognition by the government of Karnataka. Lyricist Doddarange Gowda, who is also the principal of the institute

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MUMMY’ RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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annada horror film ‘Mummy…save me’ has taken a good initial since its release last weekend. The film is produced by K Ravi Kumar and directed by newbie Lohith. The film stars Priyanka Upendra, Baby Yuvina, Vatsala Mohan, K S Sridhar and Madhusudan among others. H C Venu is the cameraman and C Ravichandran is the editor. Producer Ravi Kumar told reporters on Tuesday evening that the film had exceeded his expectations in terms of box-office collections in the first four days of its release. He said the collections were extraordinary with people

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NEHA SHETTY CELEBRATES BDAY, SIGNS VIDEO ALBUM
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eha Shetty, heroine of Mungaru Male 2 that got released recently, celebrated her birthday with her family, friends and media persons. Neha has also agreed to work in a Kannada video album Chocolate Girl that will be sung, produced and directed by Chandan Shetty. Neha Shetty thanked the journalists for extending support to her debut film Mungaru Male 2 that got her raving reviews for her performance. She said she had not yet accepted any other offer and had rejected a few because it didn’t suit her.

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PREMASURA’ AUDIO, FIRST LOOK RELEASED
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he audio of Kannada film Premasura was released by senior director Phani Ramachandra at a function in Bengaluru. The film’s first look trailer was also released apart from exhibiting song clippings from the movie.The film is directed by Nagesh Kyalanur and produced by Nagaraj C L, Kunthu Naganur and co-produced by Raghu Kalanur. The film stars Sheetal Raj, Mrudula and Sapna Raj among others. Sriharsha has scored the music. Ravikishore is the cameraman.

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'5G’ AUDIO, TRAILER RELEASED 
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he audio and trailer of Kannada film 5G was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Guruvendra Shetty and produced by Jagadish, Deepu and Girish Kumar. The film stars Praveen and Nidhi Subbaiah in lead roles. The film also stars Avinash, Chandrashekar and Rockline Sudhakar among others. Sridhar Sambram has scored the music.

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NUGGEKAYI’ STARTS ROLLING
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annada comedy film ‘Nuggekayi’ mounted the sets at a posh upmarket hotel in the heart of Bengaluru on Monday. The film is produced by Preeth S Hegde who has also penned the story. A Venugopal is directing the film. Maadesh Muthappa will pen the dialogues and also double up as co-director. Suryakanth Honnalli is the cinematographer. Suresh is the lyricist and the music director.

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SHORT FILM ‘CHOUKA BARA’ COMPLETES 52 SCREENINGS
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hort film ‘Chouka Bara’, the first to win the state award in the newly created category and also the first short film to be exhibited in a multiplex, completed 52 screenings on Sunday. Mementos were also presented to all the technicians and actors who had worked in the film on the occasion. The film is produced by Neenasam Satish and directed by Raghu Shivamogga.

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MUMMY’ RELEASING ON DEC 2
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annada horror thriller ‘Mummy…save me’ will release all over Karnataka on December 2. The film is produced by K Ravi Kumar and directed by 22-year-old Lohith. The film stars Priyanka Upendra, Baby Yuvina, Aishwarya Sindhogi, Vatsala Mohan, K S Sridhar and Goli Soda Madhusudan. H C Venu is the cinematographer and Ravichandran is the editor. The film team believes that Mummy will not only scare the audiences but the movie will also be liked by all. A special villa set in French style was erected in Bengaluru for the shoot where majority of the shoot was held.

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LEE’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the Kannada film ‘Lee’ was released at a function in Bengaluru by Nagathihalli Chandrashekar. The film is directed by debutant Sreenandan and produced by Darshan Krishna, Sarakki Satish and Vinay. The film stars Sumanth Shailendra and Nabha Natesh in lead roles. Anand Raj Vikram has scored the music.

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JAANI JANARDHAN RELEASING ON DEC 9
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annada film John Jaani Janardhan, which was scheduled to release on November 11 will now release on December 9. The film’s release was put off due to the recent demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes by prime minister Narendra Modi. John Jaani Janardhan will release on December 9, according to the film’s producer Padmanabha. John Jaani Janardhan stars Ajai Rao, Yogi, Krishna and Kamna Ranawat in lead roles. The film also stars Aindrita Ray in a special dance number.

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SIDDHARTH MAHESH SIGNS NEW FILM ‘GARUDA
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iddharth Mahesh has signed a new film which is titled Garuda that will see a launch in March. Mahesh debuted in Sipayi as a hero and the film completed 50 days of run recently at the box-office and has now been taken off the theatres thereafter. Sipayi was produced by Siddharth Mahesh and it starred Sruthi Hariharan in the female lead.

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SRI OMKARA AYYAPPANE’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of devotional film ‘Sri Omkara Ayyappane’ was released at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday. The film is produced by jeweler and businessman T A Senthil and directed by Saiprakash. Balaram has scored the music. The movie stars Disha Poovaiah, Master Harshit, Ganesh Rao, Srinivasa Murthy, Naveen Krishna and Senthil among others. Saiprakash told reporters that producer Senthil was disappointed that his earlier venture Sri Sai did not do well at the box-office. He said he was confident that Ayyappa will do well. 

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RAVISHANKAR TURNS 50 ON MONDAY
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opular actor and villain Ravishankar will celebrate his 50th birthday on Monday, Nov.28 in Bengaluru. He cut a cake on Saturday ahead of his birthday before the media and thanked all the people of the industry, his fans, Kannadigas and the media for giving him all the support and love during the last five years. Ravishankar told reporters that his fans have organized a blood donation camp and is also planning to celebrate his birthday in an orphanage in Bengaluru.He said 50 is a milestone in everyone’s life and added that experience can be likened to God. 

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NAANU L/O JAANU’ TITLE UNVEILED, FILM 90% COMPLETE
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he title Naanu L/O Jaanu, a new Kannada film was unveiled on Friday evening at a press meet in Bengaluru. The film is written and directed by debutant Suresh G and produced by a group of people – K V Chandru, Raju, Vishnu Bhandary, Ravishankar K B, Murali Rao, Mahesh H B and Bhuvanesh under the production banner of Sri Kalatapasvi Creations. Shiva B K Kumar is the cinematographer.

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TRAILER OF ‘COLORS’ RELEASED
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he trailer of children’s film ‘Colors’ made simultaneously in Kannada and English was released at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday. The film is directed by Roopa Iyer. A book authored by the director ‘Modern Aadhyatma’ was also released on the occasion by senior journalist Ravi Hegde. Speaking on the occasion, Roopa Iyer said it took her five years to write a book while thanking the readers for constantly bumping her with ideas, Mahabala Bhat and editor of Udayavani Ravi Hegde. She said senior journalist Vishweshwara Bhat also inspired her to author the book which is a collection of her weekly columns that she penned for a Kannada daily.

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‘ಮಾದ ಮತ್ತು ಮಾನಸಿ’
ರಾಜೇಶ್ & ದೇವಿ ಫಿಲಂಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಮನೋಮೂರ್ತಿ ಸಂಗೀತ ನೀಡಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿರುವ ‘ಮಾದ ಮತ್ತು ಮಾನಸಿ’ ಚಿತ್ರ ಈ ವಾರ ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಸತೀಶ್ ಪ್ರಧಾನ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ, ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕಾರಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರು - ನರಸಿಂಹಮೂರ್ತಿ (ನರ್ಸಿ), ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ–ಕೆ.ಎಸ್. ಚಂದ್ರಶೇಖರ್, ಸಹಕಾರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ - ಹೆಚ್.ಕೆ. ಮೌಲಾಕ್ಷ, ನೃತ್ಯ – ಇಮ್ರಾನ್, ಕಲೈ, ಪ್ರಭು ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ್, ಸಾಹಸ- ಡಿಫರೆಂಟ್ ಡ್ಯಾನಿ, ಸಂಕಲನ

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YASH, RADHIKA PANDIT WEDDING ON DEC 9
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ash and Radhika Pandit will take their wedding vows on December 9 in a private hotel. The event will be out of bounds for the media and fans of the actors as it will be confined to the families of the bride and groom. The wedding will be a family event with close friends and relatives of both families attending it. Friends and colleagues who are close to the couple besides relatives of both the families have been invited for the wedding, it is learnt.Yash and Radhika will host a reception on December 10 at the Palace Grounds which will have friends, colleagues and media attending it. The newly-weds will be hosting another reception on December 11 at the same venue. The Dec 11 reception is being hosted by Yash and it will be for his fans. Elaborate arrangements are being made for the wedding and Yash is said to have gone to Mumbai to shop there.
ಎಂ.ಎನ್.ಕುಮಾರ್, ಜಯಶ್ರೀದೇವಿ, ಎ.ಹರ್ಷ ಮತ್ತು ಪುನೀತ್ ರಾಜ್‍ಕುಮಾರ್ ಮಹಾಸಂಗಮ!
ಎಂ.ಎನ್.ಕೆ. ಮೂವೀಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಖ್ಯಾತ ವಿತರಕ ಎಂ.ಎನ್. ಕುಮಾರ್ ಮತ್ತು ಹಿರಿಯ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕಿ ಜಯಶ್ರೀದೇವಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದಲ್ಲಿ, ನಂದ ಕಿಶೋರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ, ಉಪೇಂದ್ರ ಮತ್ತು ಸುದೀಪ ಅಭಿನಯದ `ಮುಕುಂದ ಮುರಾರಿ' ಚಿತ್ರ ಭರ್ಜರಿ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ ಕಾಣುತ್ತಾ ಸೂಪರ್ ಹಿಟ್ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಎನಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. `ಮುಕುಂದ ಮುರಾರಿ' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಅಭೂತಪೂರ್ವ ಗೆಲುವಿನ ಬೆನ್ನಲ್ಲೇ ಎಂ.ಎನ್.ಕೆ ಮೂವೀಸ್ ಅಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಎಂ.ಎನ್. ಕುಮಾರ್ ಮತ್ತು ಜಯಶ್ರೀದೇವಿ ಜಂಟಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಚಿತ್ರ ಆರಂಭವಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ.

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360 DEGREE VIRTUAL REALITY PROMO FOR ‘UPPU HULI KHARA
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he team of Uppu Huli Khara unveiled a special 360 degree virtual reality promo song for the film. The film is produced by Ramesh while it is written, choreographed and directed by Imran Sardariya. The film stars Malashri, Anushri, Jayashri, Sharath, Dhananjay and Shashi. Masha from Ukraine has also appeared in the film. Choreographer and director Imran Sardhariya said the promo song will be a never before seen experience

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CARNATIC MUSIC LEGEND DR M BALAMURALIKRISHNA PASSES AWAY
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egendary Carnatic musician Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna, 86, passed away on Tuesday. According to his family, Dr Balamurali as he is popularly known, was not keeping well for a while now. Balamuralikrishna was a Carnatic vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer and an actor. He was also a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian honour. He had also won several honours for his contribution towards Indian art. Dr Balamuralikrishna was a native of Sankaraguptam in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. He began singing at the age of six and was also good at  playing the flute, viola and violin. Balamurali was made Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government in 2005. He is best known for most of India for his appearance in the song “Mile Sur Mera Tumhara”. He had sung the Kannada song Devaru Hoseda in Muthina Haara that was composed by Hamsalekha. Dr Balamurali has performed over 25,000 concerts worldwide. His best collaborations have been with other legends like Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Hariprasad Chaurasia and Kishori Amonkar. Balamuralikrishna has also penned over 400 compositions in Telugu, Sanskrit, Kannada and Tamil.
BALLARI DARBAR AUDIO, TRAILER RELEASED
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he audio and trailer of Ballari Darbar was released at a function on Monday evening in Bengaluru. The film is written and directed by Smile Sreenu with Nani and Karthik Subramaniam as its cinematographers. Charan Arjun has scored the music. The film stars Pola Srinivasa Babu, Sampath, Shubha Raksha, Mamatha Rawat, Nayana and Haasini among others. Director Smile Sreenu told reporters that the film is about mining activities that gave Ballari a name.

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GOWRI’ LAUNCHED
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new Kannada film ‘Gowri’ mounted the sets on Friday at a temple in Bengaluru. The film is produced, written and directed by BBR under the banner Panchamukhi Chitralaya. Director BBR said the film is based on a real incident that happened in Bengaluru about five years back. However, he did not disclose the incident as he said people will come to know of the story if he did.

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MR PERFECT INCHES CLOSE TO SHOOT COMPLETION
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annada film Mr Perfect, a suspense thriller has inched close to completion after 27 days of shoot. The film’s title song was being picturised and it was the last day of the shoot when reporters visited the sets on Friday afternoon. The film is directed by newbie Ramesh and the movie stars Anoop Sa Ra Govindu and Shalini in lead roles.

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JAVA’ SHOOT TO BEGIN FROM NOV 21
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ava, a mystery thriller and a suspense film will begin shoot from November 21. The film is being produced by Vachan Shetty and Veerendra V. The film is directed by Abhay Chandra and his brother Vinay Chandra will be scoring the music. The film stars Saikumar, Dileep Raj, Nagini Bharana, Akshata, Madan and Bhavani Prakash among others. Director Abhay Chandra told reporters that the film Java means death.

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VINOD PRABHAKAR’S NEW FILM ‘CRACK’ LAUNCHED
‘Crack’, a new Kannada film starring Vinod Prabhakar mounted the sets on Wednesday at a temple in Bengaluru. The film is being produced by Shankar Ilkal and Vijay Kumar under the banner Samooha Talkies. The film is being directed by Ramnarayan. Akanksha will be playing the female lead. Akanksha has earlier acted with Duniya Vijay in RX Suri. Mayor of Bengaluru city Padmavathy sounded the clapboard

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MUTHINA HAARA’ LAUNCHED
‘Muthina Haara, a new army-based crowd funded Kannada film mounted the sets at the Kanteerava Studio on Thursday morning in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Rishi B Ramaiah. The film stars Prithvi and Akanksha Poojary in lead roles. Director Rishi Ramaiah told reporters that the hero is an army officer’s son and said Vishnuvardhan is being established as the army officer with references made to him in the movie. He said Vishnuvardhan will not be making his presence physically in the movie. 

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`ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವಿಸ್' 17ರಂದು ತೆರೆಗೆ
ಹಲವಾರು ಯಶಸ್ವಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳನ್ನು ನೀಡುತ್ತಾ ಬಂದಿರುವ ಎನ್ ಎಸ್ ರಾಜ್‍ಕುಮಾರ್ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಪವನ್ ಒಡೆಯರ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿರುವ ಶರಣ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಮಯೂರಿ ಮುಖ್ಯ ತಾರಗಣದ `ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವೀಸ್' ಇದೇ ಗುರುವಾರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಆಗುತ್ತಿದೆ.
`ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವೀಸ್' ಚಿತ್ರ ಅಪರೂಪದ ತ್ರಿವೇಣ ಸಂಗಮವಾಗಿದೆ. ಯಾಕೆಂದರೆ, ಯಶಸ್ವಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳಾದ `ಮೈತ್ರಿ', `ಜಟ್ಟ', `ಮೈನಾ' ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿರುವ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಎನ್ ಎಸ್ ರಾಜಕುಮಾರ್, `ಗೋವಿಂದಾಯ ನಮಃ' ಚಿತ್ರದಿಂದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕನಾಗಿ ಪಾದಾರ್ಪಣೆ ಮಾಡಿ ಈ ವರೆಗೂ ಅನೇಕ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ನಟರ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳನ್ನು

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`ಏನೆಂದು ಹೆಸರಿಡಲಿ' ಮೊದಲ ಪ್ರತಿ ಸಿದ್ದ
ಒಂದು ಕಾವ್ಯಾತ್ಮಕ, ದೃಶ್ಯಾತ್ಮಕ, ಭಾವನೆಗಳ ಸಂಬಂಧದ ಚಿತ್ರ `ಏನೆಂದು ಹೆಸರಿಡಲಿ' ಇತ್ತೀಚಿಗೆ ಧ್ವನಿ ಸಾಂದ್ರಿಕೆಯನ್ನು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡು ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೊದಲ ಪ್ರತಿಯನ್ನು ಸಿದ್ದಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಸಧ್ಯದಲ್ಲೇ ಚಿತ್ರ ಸೆನ್ಸಾರ್ ಬಳಿ ಹೋಗಲಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಷುಗರ್ ಕ್ಯೂಬ್ ಕ್ರಿಯೇಷನ್ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯ ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ್ ಕುಲಕಣ ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಶ್ರುತಿ ಕುಲಕಣ ್ ಅವರು ತಿಳಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. ರವಿ ಬಸಪ್ಪನದೊಡ್ಡಿ ಕಿರು ತೆರೆ ಇಂದ ಹಿರಿ ತೆರೆಗೆ ಈ ಸಿನಿಮಾದ ಮೂಲಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕನಾಗುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. `ಪ್ರಿಯತಮ ಅಥವಾ ತಾಯಿ' ಎಂಬ ಗಂಭೀರವಾದ ವಿಚಾರ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕಿಗೆ ಎದುರಾಗುತ್ತದೆ.

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‘MAASTIGUDI INCIDENT IS A WAKE UP CALL TO KANNADA FILMDOM’
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a Ra Govindu, president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday admitted that the recent death of two artistes in the stunt incident during the shoot of Maastigudi is a wake up call to the industry. He said all precautions and preparations have to be made henceforth so that such incidents do not recur in the future. He told reporters that the director and stunt director are responsible for such incidents and it is not the producer.

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ERADU KANASU’ AUDIO, PROMO LAUNCHED
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uneeth Rajkumar released the audio CD and launched the promo of the upcoming Kannada film ‘Eradu Kanasu’ at a function in Bengaluru on Monday evening. Eradu Kanasu is produced by Ashok K B while it has been written and directed by Madan. The film stars Vijaya Raghavendra, Karunya Ram and Krishi Thapanda in lead roles. Steve and Kaushik have scored the music.

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DANDE’ COMPLETES FIRST SCHEDULE OF SHOOT
‘Dande’, a new Kannada film that turns the spotlight child abuse, completed the first schedule of shoot and will begin shoot in December for its second schedule. The film is produced by Prasad Aradhya and directed by Shankar Nag. The film stars Shashi Kumar and Neha Saxena in prominent roles.

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YEDDYURAPPA RELEASES AUDIO, TEASER OF ‘TIGER
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ormer chief minister and state president of BJP, B S Yeddyurappa released the audio CD of upcoming film ‘Tiger’ at a well-attended function in Bengaluru on Saturday night. The film is produced by K Shivaram and his family with his son-in-law Pradeep playing the lead role. Nanda Kishore is the director. Yeddyurappa said the film’s teaser looks promising. He said Shivaram even as an IAS officer was mad about movies and now he is working with son-in-law which will make the film a hit.

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VARDHANA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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ri Ramaprasad Guruji of Sri Sai Vrindavana Ashram released the audio of the upcoming Kannada film ‘Vardhana’ in the presence of ashram’s special children on Sunday afternoon. The film is produced by K Sudhakar and directed by S K Nagendra Urs. The film stars Harsha and Neha Patil in lead roles. Mathews Manu has scored the music and Rakesh C Tilak is the cameraman.

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FILM AWARDS ON RAJ BIRTH ANNIVERSARY EVERY YEAR
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overnment of Karnataka will present the State Film Awards on April 24, the birth anniversary of thespian Rajkumar, every year. This was stated by chief Minister Siddaramaiah after conferring the state film awards for 2014 and 2015 in Bengaluru on Sunday.The chief minister also said the government will provide subsidy of Rs 10 lakh to 125 films henceforth up from the present number of 100 which he said is to motivate film-makers to come up with quality films with message to society.

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MANDYADA HUDUGRU GETS ‘A’ CERTIFICATE, READY FOR RELEASE
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pcoming Kannada horror movie ‘Mandyada Hudugru’ has got an ‘A’ certificate from the censors following the completion of its shoot and post-production activity. The film is written, produced and directed by J J Srinivas who has also acted in the movie as one of the three leads. The film stars two other guys Ram Sagar and Venkatesh with three heroines – Rekhasri, Ashita Gowda and Krishnaveni. Producer-director J J Srinivas said Mandyada Hudugru is a horror movie with elements of thrill and suspense. He said the film is based on real incidents and added that the story is the hero. 

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BADMASH’ RELEASING ON NOV 18
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annada political thriller Badmash will release in about 80 to 120 theatres all over Karnataka on November 18. The film is being distributed by Jack Manju. The film is produced by Ravi Kashyap and directed by Akash Srivatsa. The film stars Dhananjaya and Sanchita Shetty in lead roles. 2

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'SUNDARAANGA JAANA' AUDIO RELEASED, READY FOR RELEASE
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he audio of upcoming Kannada film 'Sundaraanga Jaana' starring Golden Star Ganesh and Shanvi Srivastava was released at a function in Bengaluru on Friday evening. The film is produced by Allu Arvind and Rockline Venkatesh and directed by Ramesh Aravind. Ganesh said he plays Lucky in the film which is a different kind of comedy role from his earlier ones. He said he plays someone who is an absent-minded person.

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SUBBA SUBBI’ LAUNCHED
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annada film Subba Subbi was launched on Friday morning at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru. The film is produced by V Shekar who earlier made Mast Mohabbat and is directed by debutant Charan Raj. The film stars Anoop Sa Ra Govindu and Ranjini Raghavan in lead roles. Sa Ra Govindu who came to wish the team and bless his son adviced his son that Subba Subbi should not be just another film but it should stand out as one of the best.

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MUKUNDA MURARI IS A BOX-OFFICE HIT SAYS TEAM
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annada film Mukunda Murari has registered 90 percent collection in the first four days of release in the Deepavali weekend. This was disclosed by the film’s distributor Jack Manju at a press meet in Bengaluru on Thursday night.

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KIDI’ LAUNCHED
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annada film ‘Kidi’, a remake of Malayalam hit ‘Kali’ that starred Mammotty’s son Salman Dulquer, mounted the sets in Bengaluru on Thursday. The film is being produced by Mallikarjun, Nagaraj and Dhananjaya. The film is being directed by S Raghu who has worked as choreographer for the last 15 years. Kidi stars Bhuvan Chandra, Pallavi, Ugramm Manju, Danny Kuttappa and Bank Janardhan among others.

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`ವಸುದೈವ ಕುಟುಂಬಕಂ' 15ರಿಂದ ಆರಂಭ
`ರಥಾವರ' ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿದ್ದ ಧರ್ಮಶ್ರೀ ಎಂಟರ್ ಪ್ರೈಸಸ್ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಧರ್ಮಶ್ರೀ ಮಂಜುನಾಥ್ ಅವರು `ವಸುದೈವÀ ಕುಟುಂಬಕಂ' ಎನ್ನುವ ಹೊಸ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಆರಂಭಿಸುವುದಾಗಿ ಘೋಷಿಸಿದ್ದರು. ನವೆಂಬರ್ ತಿಂಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣವನ್ನು ಆರಂಭಿಸುವುದಾಗಿಯೂ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಧರ್ಮಶ್ರೀ ಮಂಜುನಾಥ್ ತಿಳಿಸಿದ್ದರು. ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಹಾಡುಗಳೂ ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ಧ್ವನಿಮುದ್ರಣಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದವು. ಆದರೆ, `ವಸುದೈವÀ ಕುಟುಂಬಕಂ' ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಗಣ ಹಾಗೂ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕವರ್ಗದ ಆಯ್ಕೆ ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಂಡಿರಲಿಲ್ಲ. ಸದ್ಯ `ವಸುದೈವÀ ಕುಟುಂಬಕಂ' ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞರು, ಕಲಾವಿದರು ಆಯ್ಕೆಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದು, ಇದೇ ನವೆಂಬರ್ ತಿಂಗಳ 15ರಿಂದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಆರಂಭಗೊಳ್ಳಲಿದೆ.

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KFCC BARS DUNIYA VIJAY, RAVIVARMA, NAGASHEKAR
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arnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has barred Duniya Vijay, director Nagashekar and stunt director Ravivarma from taking part in any form of film activity for now. Film chamber president Sa Ra Govindu said after discussing with directors body, producers body, artistes association, action directors association and cameramen association it was decided to summon the three of them to know the details of how the accident had happened in Tippagondanahalli during the shoot of Maastigudi.

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SHANKAR NAG AWARDS PRESENTED
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hankar Nag Awards were presented to short-film makers in two categories at a function organized to celebrate the 62nd birth anniversary of the late actor-director in Bengaluru. Lifetime achievement award was given away to Rajanand’s wife Vimalamma. Short film titled ‘23’ won the first place in the macro section which is of 20 minutes duration. Another short film ‘Present Sir’ won the second place in the same category. The best cinematography award was bagged by the short film Akki Mane and the best direction was bagged by ‘One Day’.

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AMBASSADOR’ TEAM FOR HYDERABAD, THAILAND
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he team of film ‘Ambassador’ will leave for Hyderabad to picturise a song there as the film enters its last leg of shoot. The film team will then leave for Bangkok, Thailand to can another song there. While the Hyderabad schedule will last four days, the Thailand trip will be for just two days.  Ambassador is written and directed by Ashok Kumar who is also playing the lead role.

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ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಿಲ್‍ವುಡ್‍ಗೆ ಶಫಿ ಎಂಟ್ರಿ...
ತೆಲುಗು ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಪ್ರಿಯರಿಗೆ ಇವರನ್ನ ನೋಡ್ತಿದ್ದಾಂಗೆ ಇವರ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳು ಥಟ್ ಅಂತ ಜ್ಞಾಪಕಕ್ಕೆ ಬರುತ್ತದೆ ಸಹಜ.. ಪ್ರತಿ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲೂ, ಪ್ರತಿ ಪಾತ್ರಕ್ಕೂ ವಿಭಿನ್ನವಾದ ಗೆಟಪ್, ಮ್ಯಾನರಿಜಮ್‍ನಿಂದಾನೇ ಫೇಮಸ್ ಆದ ನಟ ಶಫಿ. ಎನ್.ಎಸ್.ಡಿ ಯಲ್ಲಿ ತರಬೇತಿ ಹೊಂದಿ ಟಾಲಿವುಡ್‍ಗೆ ಎಂಟ್ರಿ ಆಗಿದ್ದೇ ತಡ ಆಫರ್‍ಗಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಆಫರ್ ಬಂದೆ ಬಿಟ್ವು.. ಅವರು ಅಭಿನಯಿಸಿದ ಖಡ್ಗಂ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಉತ್ತಮ ಖಳನಾಯಕನ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ (ಫಿಲ್ ಫೇರ್), ಕಮಲಿ ಎನ್ನುವ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾಯಕರಾಗಿ ಅಭಿನಿಯಸುವುದೇ ಅಲ್ಲದೆ ಆ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ನೇಷನಲ್ ಅವಾರ್ಡು ಕೂಡ ಬಂದಿದೆ. ವರ್ಷಂ, ಛತ್ರಪತಿ, ಖಲೇಜ ಹೀಗೆ ದೊಡ್ಡ ದೊಡ್ಡ ನಟರೊಂದಿಗೆ, ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಸುಮಾರು 30ಕ್ಕೂ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಚಿತ್ರಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಅಭಿನಯಿಸಿ ತನ್ನದೇ ಆದ ಐಡೆಂಟಿಟಿಯನ್ನು ತಂದುಕೊಂಡವರು ಶಫಿ.

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NAANU MATHU VARALAKSHMI’ RELEASING ON NOV 25
‘Naanu Mathu Varalakshmi’, a sports-based film will release on November 25 in about 150 theatres all over Karnataka. Jayanna Combines will be distributing the film. The film marks the debut of Prithvi, who is legendary music composer late G K Venkatesh’s grandson, and it also stars Malayalee girl Malavika Mohanan in the female lead. Prakash Rai, Madhubala, Achyuth Kumar, Pavithra Lokesh and Sadhu Kokila are also in the cast. The film is directed by Preetham Gubbi and produced by K Manjunath who is Prithvi’s father.

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MAADA MATHU MANASI’ RELEASING ON NOV 25
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aada Mathu Manasi will release on November 25 in more than 200 theatres all over Karnataka. The film has achieved a sale of all terrorities ahead of its release. The film is produced by Mano Murthy who has also scored the music and Narasimha Murthy is the movie’s executive producer. The film is directed by Sathish Pradhan and it stars Prajwal Devaraj and Sruthi Hariharan in lead roles.

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RIKTHA’ RELEASING ON NOV 11
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pcoming Kannada horror film ‘Riktha’ will release in about 50 theatres all over Karnataka on November 11. The film is produced by Arun and directed by Amruth Kumar who has also penned the story. The film stars Sanchari Vijay and Advitha Vagdevi in lead roles. Director Amruth Kumar told reporters that Sanchari Vijay will be seen in four shades in the film. He said music composer Rakhi Sonu has given a classical touch to music despite this being a horror movie.

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NATARAJA SERVICE’ RELEASING ON NOV 17
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annada film ‘Nataraja Service’ starring Sharan and Mayuri will release on November 17 all over Karnataka in about 200 theatres. Muniraju is distributing the film. The film is produced by N S Rajakumar and directed by Pavan Wadeyar.  Director Pavan Wadeyar told journalists on Saturday that the movie’s song Allah Allah had crossed 10 lakh views on Youtube.

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MISSED CALL’ READY FOR RELEASE
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annada film ‘Missed Call’ has completed 42 days of shoot and is ready for release. The film stars Kishore, Rajkiran and Anjana in lead roles. The film is written and directed by Thimmampalli Chandru and produced by Sebastian. Director Chandru told reporters that the film is about a hero who is an associate director who keeps making missed calls.

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YASH COMES STRAIGHT FORWARD TO MEET PRESS
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ocking Star Yash was at his belligerent best combating the media after a long gap in a film related press meet. He met journalists on Friday afternoon to celebrate the success of Santhu Straight Forward at the behest of the film’s producer K Manju. Yash said he had come as a open book and that there was no room for negative thoughts or talk. He said media is responsible for his growth and that he believed in the media’s effectiveness and reach. 

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JOHN JAANI JANARDHAN RELEASING ON NOV 11
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annada film John Jaani Janardhan, a remake of Malayalam hit Amar Akbar Anthony will release in more than 150 theatres all over Karnataka on November 11. The film is produced by Padmanabha,Girish and Shashikiran with the support of Muthappa Rai under the banner M R Pictures. The film is directed by Guru Deshpande and it stars Ajai Rao, Loose Maada Yogi and Madarangi Krishna in lead roles. Kamna Ranawat plays the female lead. Arjun Janya has scored the music and Santosh Rai Pathaje is the cameraman.

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MUKUNDA MURARI BIKE TO BE AUCTIONED
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he team of Mukunda Murari has put the bike used in the film by Upendra and Sudeep for auctioning on November 11.  Producer M N Kumar said the proceeds of the auction will go to the Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru. The bike was designed in Hyderabad and the cost of the bike was pegged at Rs 12 lakh. Upendra rides pillion on this bike in the movie with Sudeep on the driver’s seat. Ravivarma has come up with some stunts.

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SHANKAR NAG AWARDS ON NOV 9
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hankar Nag Memorial Trust will give away Shankar Nag Awards on November 9 to coincide with the late actor-director Shankar Nag’s 62nd birth anniversary. The function will be held at the Chowdaiah Memorial Hall in Bengaluru on November 9 from 9 am to 9 pm. Anil Kumar, president of the Trust said late actor Rajanand will be honoured with Shankar Nag Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to cinema, literature and theatre.

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'RAMA RAMA RE' TEAM THANKS MEDIA FOR RESPONSE
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he team of 'Rama Rama Re' thanked the media and the public for the good response that the film has been getting at the box-office. The film is directed by Satyaprakash and it stars people from theatre background.

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LEE’ TRAILER LAUNCHED
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irector T S Nagabharana released the trailer of upcoming Kannada film Lee at a function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Darshan Krishna, Sarakki Satish and Vinay and directed by debutant Sreenandan. The film stars Sumanth Shailendra and Nabha Natesh in lead roles.

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KAHI’ RELEASING ON NOV 4
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annada film Kahi will release on November 4 all over Karnataka. The film is directed by debutant Arvind Shastry. Rekha Venkatesh and Nagasheela Prakash have produced the film under the banner of Boiled Beans Pictures. The film stars four protagonists – Hari Sharva, Krishi Thapanda, Mathangi Prasan and Suraj Gowda.

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SANTHU IS A BOX-OFFICE SUCCESS SAYS ITS PRODUCER K MANJU
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anthu Straight Forward released last Friday is a success at the box-office according to the film’s producer K Manju. He told reporters that the film had collected Rs 2.72 crore on the opening day in 222 centres and Rs 2.92 crore on the second day. He said there were speculations about the collections but said he will disclose the actual numbers that are on the daily collection registrar if journalists visited his office. 

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ಬಳ್ಳಾರಿ ದರ್ಬಾರ್’ ಪ್ರಥಮ ಪ್ರತಿ ಸಿದ್ಧ
ಸ್ಮೈಲ್ ಸಿಲ್ವರ್ ಸ್ಕ್ರೀನ್ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ಟೈಲ್ ಶ್ರೀನು, ಸ್ಟೈಲ್ ವೀರೇಶ್ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ‘ಬಳ್ಳಾರಿ ದರ್ಬಾರ್’ ಪ್ರಥಮ ಪ್ರತಿ ಸಿದ್ಧವಾಗಿದ್ದು ಸದ್ಯದಲ್ಲೇ ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಧ್ವನಿಸುರುಳಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿದೆ. ಕಳೆದ 15 ವರ್ಷಗಳಿಂದ ಬಳ್ಳಾರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆಯುತ್ತಿರುವ ಮೈನಿಂಗ್‍ನಿಂದ ಉದ್ಯಮದಿಂದ ಏನೆಲ್ಲಾ ನಡೆಯಿತು, ನಂತರ ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಯಾವ ರೀತಿ ಬದಲಾವಣೆಯಾಗಿದೆ ಎಂಬುದನ್ನು ನೈಜ ಘಟನೆಯನ್ನಾಧಾರಿಸಿ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೂಲಕ ಹೇಳುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಸ್ಮೈಲ್ ಶ್ರೀನು.

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NEER DOSE 60
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eer Dose has completed 60 days of successful run at the box-office and is doing well at the multiplexes. The film is produced by Prasanna and Shashikala Balaji and directed by Vijayaprasad. The film stars Jaggesh, Dattatreya, Haripriya and Suman Ranganath in lead roles. The film has been termed as a surprise hit by film pundits in Gandhinagar. Haripriya plays the role of a call girl for the first time and Jaggesh plays the role of a hearse van driver. Meanwhile, producer Prasanna has completed another Kannada film titled 'Beautiful Manasugalu' that is coming up for a release shortly. The film is directed by Jaithirtha and it stars Neenasam Satish and Sruthi Hariharan in lead roles. Incidentally, Neer Dose completed 50 days on the same day when the trailer of Beautiful Manasugalu was released by Darshan a few days back.
5 CHOSEN FROM CINEMA FOR RAJYOTHSAVA AWARDS
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ive film personalities have been chosen for this year’s Rajyothsava Awards by the government of Karnataka of the 61 names announced. Revathi Kalyankumar, wife of late Kalyan Kumar, renowned south Indian actress (Julie) Lakshmi, senior actor Srinivasa Murthy, producer and incumbent president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Sa Ra Govindu and senior actor Satyajit have been chosen from the cinema field for the Rajyothsava Awards in 2016. The award carries Rs 1 lakh in cash, a 20-gram gold medal and a citation. The awards will be given away on November 1 at Ravindra Kalakshetra in the evening. 
MAAYADANTHA MALE READY FOR RELEASE
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he much delayed Kannada Maayadantha Male is now ready for release more than six years after its launch. The film is written and directed by Veeresh Doddaballapura and is produced by Badri. The film stars Sharath Babu, Shruthi, Ajit Patre, Bhavana Rao, Ravi Chetan and Divya. Producer Badri said the film ran into financial trouble and artistes also created trouble in adjusting their dates for the shoot. He said Mune Gowda came forward as a backbone of the production to revive the project.

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KIRIK PARTY’ TRAILER LAUNCHED  
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pendra launched the trailer of Rakshit Shetty upcoming film Kirik Party at a function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Rishabh Shetty and it stars Rashmika Mandanna and Samyukta in lead roles alongside Rakshit Shetty who is also one of the producers of the movie. Upendra said the film targeted at the youth is a college kirik story and wished the team that the film be a big hit.

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JALSA’ TRAILER LAUNCHED, COMPLETES SHOOT
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annada film Jalsa, which means a celebration of happiness, has completed its shoot and is in the last stages of post-production. Director Shashank launched the trailer of the film. The team is eyeing a December release for the movie. Jalsa is produced by N Saroja Devi and C Basavaraju, parents of the film’s hero Niranjan Wodeyar. The film stars Anusha and Akanksha in lead roles. Kantha Kannalli, a protégé of director Shashank is debuting as director with this film. Veer Samarth has scored the music and Selvam is the cameraman.

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PREETHIYA RAYABARI COMPLETES TALKIE
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reethiya Rayabari, a film based on a real incident has completed its talkie portion and is all set to go for the picturisation of its songs. The film is produced by S R Venkatesh who is related to another producer B K Srinivas. The film is directed by M M Muthu. B K Srinivas who was present at the press meet to introduce his kin to the media said Venkatesh didn’t like cinema but he has produced the film for the sake of his son who is getting a launch in the film.Director Muthu on whose story the film is based said Preethiya Rayabari is a real incident based film that happened in Hiriyur and had been featured in crime news.The film’s shoot happened in Kattehole where there was no infrastructure 

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ONE TIME’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film ‘One Time’ was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Raj and produced by Kiran Vasudeva. The film stars Tejas and Neha Saxena in lead roles. Director Raj said people get a one time opportunity in their lives and the film is about using the opportunity positively. The film is about not missing your goals when you fall in love and not to forget love until there is trust.  He said the film has six songs and 15 directors have acted in the movie in what could be described as a new attempt.

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YENENDU HESARIDALI AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film Yenendu Hesaridali which is based on relationship between mother, daughter and lover was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Ravi Basappanadoddi and produced by Srinivasa Kulkarni. Director Basappanadoddi said he had been directing serials for the last 16 years and this was his directorial debut on big screen. He said the songs take the story forward and in fact tell the story.

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UPENDRA-SUDEEP STARRER ‘MUKUNDA MURARI’ DUE ON OCT 28
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ukunda Murari that stars two superstars of Kannada cinema Upendra and Sudeep will release for Deepavali and Kannada Rajyothsava on October 28 in about 250 theatres. The film marks the return of Jayashri Devi as one of the producers of the movie after a gap into Kannada cinema. M N Kumar who is also one of the producers is distributing the film with Jack Manju of Mysuru Talkies.

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NAMMOORA HAIKLU AUDIO RELEASED
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ormer chief minister and producer H D Kumaraswamy released the audio of Nammoora Haiklu at a function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by V Srinivas. The film is written and directed by Prasanna Shetty who has also penned the lyrics for the songs. Shakeel Ahmed has scored the music. Producer Srinivas said the film is set against a rural milieu. He said the film is about five lazy guys in a village who become responsible and take it upon themselves to improve the living conditions of their village.

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SANTHU STRAIGHT FORWARD’ RELEASING ON OCT 28
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fter the blockbuster hit Mr and Mrs Ramachari that starred Yash and Radhika comes ‘Santhu Straight Forward’ that is all set to release on October 28 with the same pair. Santhu Straight Forward is about a straight forward guy played by Yash who is strong-willed and who says what he means. Radhika Pandit plays the role of Ananya, who is an architect and is associated with an NGO.

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HDK LAMBASTS FILM CHAMBER, DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
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ormer chief minister H D Kumaraswamy who produced the film Jaguar that saw the launch of son’s film career as an actor in Kannada and Telugu thanked the media for the positive reviews and encouragement for the film. He said some distributors in Karnataka have monopolized the theatre distribution system and taking out movies even if they were running well and collecting good amounts.

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NAAGARAHAAVU GROSSES RS 6 CR IN FIRST WEEK
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annada film Naagarahaavu has collected Rs 6 crore in the first week and is expected to cross Rs 10 crore in collection at the end of two weeks when the movie will be running in 170 centres. Producer Sajid Qureshi told journalists that Rs 10 crore had been spent on the film’s promotional activity out of the total film’s budget of Rs 50 crore. Qureshi thanked Bharathi Vishnuvardhan for the support and encouragement and also thanked Ramya for participating in the film’s promotional activity by giving media interviews. 

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REAL POLICE’ AUDIO, TRAILER RELEASED
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he audio and trailer of director Saiprakash’s 98th film Real Police was released at a function in Bengaluru amidst the presence of senior retired police officers on the police commemoration day. The film is based on a story written by producer’s daughter Noor Farhat who is doing her I PU.

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ONE TIME’ READY FOR RELEASE, AUDIO RELEASE ON OCT 24 
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annada film ‘One Time’ is ready for release and is all set to launch its audio on October 24. The film is directed by Raj and has debutant Tejas and Neha Saxena in lead roles. The film is produced by Dioxe  Entertainment. The film is expected to release in November or December. As many as 15 directors have acted in the movie in different capacities.S K Bhagwan, T S Nagabharana, P N Satya, Nagendra Prasad, Vijayalakshmi Singh, Pallakki Radhakrishna, Malavalli Saikrishna, Nagendra Urs, Victory Vasu, Gadda Viji, Naganath Joshi and Chandrakala are some of the directors who have acted in the movie.

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BEAUTIFUL MANASUGALU AUDIO, TRAILER LAUNCHED
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hallenging Star Darshan launched the trailer and audio of upcoming Kannada film Beautiful Manasugalu at a multiplex in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Prasanna and Shashikala Balaji and directed by Jaithirtha. The movie stars Neenasam Satish and Sruthi Hariharan. B J Bharath has scored the music. Journalist Madan Mohan has penned the lyrics for a song in the movie. Speaking on the occasion, Darshan said just as it is enough to see if the rice is boiled by touching one grain he said it is enough to say by looking at the trailer that the movie has come out well.

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MUKUNDA MURARI RELEASING ON OCT 28
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pcoming Kannada film Mukunda Murari will hit the theatres on October 28. The film stars Upendra and Sudeep in lead roles and is an official remake of the Hindi film Oh My God!.Mukunda Murari is directed by Nanda Kishora and is jointly produced by Sudeep’s Kichcha Creations, M N Kumar and it also marks the return of Jayashri Devi as the film’s other producer.

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ನವಂಬರ್ `ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್'
ಎಂ ಆರ್ ಪಿಕ್ಚರ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಎಲ್ ಪದ್ಮನಾಭ, ಜಿ.ಎನ್.ಶಶಿ ಕಿರಣ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕೆ.ಗಿರೀಶ್ ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಮತ್ತು ಗುರು ದೇಶಪಾಂಡೆ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ `ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್' ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಈಗ ಮುಗಿದು ಆಡಿಯೋ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಕೂಡಾ ನೆರವೇರಿದೆ. ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯ ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಹಾಡು ಎಲ್ಲೆಡೆ ಸೌಂಡು ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿವೆ. ನವಂಬರ್ ಎರಡನೇ ವಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಈ ನಡುವೆ `ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್' ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡ ಸಮೇತ ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ ಪ್ರವಾಸ ಕೈಗೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿದೆ.

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ಅಕ್ಟೋಬರ್ 28ಕ್ಕೆ ಮುಕುಂದ ಮುರಾರಿ
ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗದ ಪಾಲಿಗಿದು ಮಲ್ಟಿ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳ ಜಮಾನ. ಎಂ.ಎನ್.ಕೆ. ಮೂವೀಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ, ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ಭಾರತಿ ದೇವಿ ಅರ್ಪಿಸಿರುವ, ಉಪೇಂದ್ರ ಹಾಗೂ ಸುದೀಪ್ ಒಟ್ಟಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸಿರುವ ಚಿತ್ರ `ಮುಕುಂದ ಮುರಾರಿ’. ಕಳೆದ ಆರೇಳು ತಿಂಗಳಿನಿಂದ ಸದ್ದು ಗದ್ದಲವಿಲ್ಲದೆ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಪೂರೈಸಿದ್ದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ಈಗ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಗೆ ತಯಾರಾಗಿದೆ. ಇದೇ ತಿಂಗಳ 28ರಂದು `ಮುಕುಂದ ಮುರಾರಿ' ಜೋಡಿ ಥಿಯೇಟರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ರಾರಾಜಿಸಲಿದೆ. ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಉಪೇಂದ್ರ ಮತ್ತು ಸುದೀಪ್ ಅವರ ಅವರ ಅಪರೂಪದ ಕಾಂಬಿನೇಷನ್ ಇರುವುದರಿಂದ ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕ ವಲಯದಲ್ಲೂ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಕುತೂಹಲ ಮೂಡಿತ್ತು. ಇನ್ನೊಂದು ವಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಆಡಿಯೋ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿದ್ದು, ಕುತೂಹಲ ಮತ್ತಷ್ಟು ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಲಿದೆ.

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HOMBANNA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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reedom fighter H S Doreswamy launched the audio of upcoming Kannada film Hombanna at a function in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Vinu Manassu has scored the music for the movie which has seven songs. The movie is directed by Rakshit Thirthahalli and produced by Ramakrishna Nigade.

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SILICONN CITY’ SHOOT TO BEGIN FROM OCT 19
‘Siliconn City’, a romantic thriller and a remake of Tamil hit Metro will be launched on Wednesday, October 19 at the Kanteerava Studio. The film is being directed by Murali Gurappa and produced by Manjula Somashekar, Ravi M and C R Suresh. The film stars Srinagara Kitty, Kavya Shetty, Suraj Gowda, Ekta Rathod, Chikkanna, Tulasi and Sadhu Kokila among others. Murali Gurappa told reporters on Monday ahead of the cinema launch that the film is a middle-class story which will connect with Bengaluru city. He said the city will play an important character in the movie.

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BEAUTIFUL MANASUGALU’ AUDIO, TRAILER LAUNCH ON OCT 20
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he audio and trailer of the upcoming Kannada film ‘Beautiful Manasugalu’ will be released on October 20 at a multiplex by Challenging Star Darshan. The film is produced by Prasanna whose first production Neer Dose will complete 50 days of successful run on the same day (Oct 20). Beautiful Manasugulu is directed by Jayathirtha and it stars Neenasam Satish and Sruthi Hariharan in lead roles.

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'SEETHA NADI' RELEASING ON OCT 21
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annada movie 'Seetha Nadi' will release on October 21 all over Karnataka. The film is being distributed by M N Kumar. Seetha Nadi is produced by Sudhakar Shetty, a Mumbai-based tax consultant and directed by Sharath. The film stars Vishnu Vallabha. Director Sharath told journalists on Sunday evening that the film is about a woman and the river. River Seetha takes its birth near Agumbe and flows between Thirthahalli and Agumbe.

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DREAM GIRL’ IS 90% COMPLETE
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pcoming Kannada film ‘Dream Girl’, a novel-based story has completed 90 percent of its shoot and will have its audio release soon. The film is written, produced and co-directed by Lakshman Nayak with Surya Satish handling the film’s screenplay and direction. Lakshman Nayak who has authored the book based on which the film has been made has also penned the lyrics.

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MASK’ READY FOR RELEASE
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ask, an upcoming Kannada suspense thriller is eyeing a December release following the completion of shoot. The film is written, produced and directed by B R Keshav under the banner Bengaluru Cinemas. The film stars newcomers Ram Charan, Suresh, Yogendra Prasad, Akshata Shetty and Ranjita among others.

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KAHI TRAILER, SONGS RELEASED
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he trailer, songs and separate individual artiste teasers of the movie Kahi’s four protagonists were released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is slated for a release in November. Kahi is directed by debutant Arvind Shastry and produced by Rekha Venkatesh and Nagasheela Prakash under the banner of Boiled Beans Pictures. The film stars Hari Sharva, Krishi Thapanda, Mathangi Prasan and Suraj Gowda.

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BICYCLE BOYS AUDIO, TRAILER RELEASED
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amsalekha released the audio of children’s film Bicycle Boys at a function in Bengaluru. The film has Palani Senapathy’s music and is directed by Naveen. The film is produced by Venkatesh Acharya and co-produced by S Pati. The film’s trailer was also launched by cinematographer Ashok Kashyap. Hamsalekha said Kannada cinema is doing well with 85 music composers today. He said music composers would get recognized if they score music for films with good concept and story.

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NOORONDU NENAPU COMPLETES TALKIE PORTION
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pcoming Kannada film Noorondu Nenapu has completed its talkie portion of the shoot in Belagavi and Dharwad. The film is directed by newbie Kumaresh Kumar and produced by Suraj and Manish. The film is a comeback of sorts for Chetan who is donning the greasepaint after four years. The film also has Meghana Raj, Sushmita Joshi and Rajvardhan in key roles.  

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IDOLLE RAMAYANA TEAM THANKS MEDIA, AUDIENCES FOR PATRONAGE
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dolle Ramayana, a film produced and directed by Prakash Rai which also has him playing the lead role with Priya Mani has taken a good opening at the multiplexes and select single screens all over the state. Prakash Rai told journalists that it was a thanksgiving meet and not a success meet as such. He thanked the media for encouraging his third directorial film and also for bringing in the audiences to theatres. 

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NATARAJA SERVICE RELEASE PUT OFF
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he release of upcoming Kannada film ‘Nataraja Service’ has been put off to sometime in November due to lack of screens. The film was scheduled to release on October 21. The film stars Sharan and Mayuri in lead roles and is directed by Pavan Wadeyar. The film is produced by N S Rajakumar. The success of big budget films in Kannada has created a shortage of screens for forthcoming films. The battle to find screens for some of the big budget films that have been lined up for release is going to get tough and fierce and it is inevitable that small films will get affected the most in this clash of the biggies.

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SUNIL SINGH TURNS TO PRODUCTION, LAUNCHES NEW FILM
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unil Kumar Singh and his brother C N Nagendra Singh who makes wedding cards announced their foray into film production under their own banner Singh Cinemaas and launched their first film titled www.meenabazaar., for which the motion poster was also launched on the festive occasion of Vijayadashami.  

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RUDRAKSHIPURA’ LAUNCHED
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he Vijayadashami day saw the launch of Rudrakshipura, a suspense thriller and a love story in Bengaluru. The film has Roopika and debutant Arjun in lead roles with Chetan making his appearance as a villain. The film is produced by Nagaraj Murudeshwara and directed  by Eshwar Polanki. Director Polanki told reporters that the film is not a real story but is about what happens in a town. He said the film revolves around a diamond without disclosing details about whether it is going to be a run and chase for the diamond.

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ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗಷ್ಟೇ ’ಬದ್ಮಾಶ್’
ಚಿತ್ರದ ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ಅನ್ನು ಡಾ||ಶಿವರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅವರು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮೆಚ್ಚುಗೆಯ ಮಾತುಗಳನ್ನಾಡಿದರು. ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಾಯಕ ಧನಂಜಯ ಅವರ ಗೆಟ್ ಅಪ್ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಹಿಡಿಸಿತು ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರು. ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ನಲ್ಲೇ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಆಕಾಶ್ ಶ್ರೀವತ್ಸ ರವರ ಶ್ರಮ, ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ರವಿ ಕಶ್ಯಪ್ ರವರ ಪರಿಶ್ರಮ, ಎಲ್ಲವೂ ಎದ್ದು ಕಾಣುತ್ತಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಸಂತೋಷ ಪಟ್ಟರು. ಶ್ರೀಷಾ ಕೂದುವಳ್ಲಿಯವರ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ, ಶ್ರೀಕಾಂತ್ ರವರ ಸಂಕಲನ ಹಾಗೂ ಮುರಳಿ ಮಾಸ್ಟರ್ ರವರ ನೃತ್ಯ ಸಂಯೋಜನೆ ತುಂಬಾ ಹಿಡಿಸಿತು ಎಂದರು.

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ಹೊಸ ಕಾಮಿಡಿ ಕಿಲಾಡಿಗಳ ಜಡ್ಜಸ್ ಆಗಿ ಜಗ್ಗೇಶ್,ಯೋಗರಾಜ ಭಟ್ ಹಾಗೂ ರಕ್ಷಿತಾ
ಕಿರುತೆರೆ ವೀಕ್ಷಕರನ್ನು ತನ್ನತ್ತ ಸೆಳೆಯುವಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಹೊಸಹೊಸ ಐಡಿಯಾಗಳನ್ನು ಹುಡುಕುತ್ತ ನವನವೀನ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳನ್ನು ನೋಡುಗರಿಗೆ ತಲುಪಿಸುವಲ್ಲಿ ಜೀ ಕನ್ನಡ ವಾಹಿನಿ ನಿರಂತರವಾಗಿ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನಿಸುತ್ತಲೇ ಬಂದಿದೆ. ಇದರ ಫಲವಾಗಿಯೇ ವಾರಾಂತ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ವೀಕೆಂಡ್ ವಿತ್ ರಮೇಶ್, ಸರಿಗಮಪ, ಡ್ರಾಮಾದಂಥ ಅದ್ದೂರಿ ವೆಚ್ಚದ ರಿಯಾಲಿಟಿ ಷೋಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ ಮಾಡಿ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳಿಗಾಗಿ ಪ್ರಸಾರ ಮಾಡಿದೆ. ಇಂಥ ಹಲವಾರು ರಿಯಾಲಿಟಿ ಷೋಗಳ ಪಟ್ಟಿಗೆ ಇದೀಗ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಹೊಸ ಹಾಸ್ಯ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ಇದೇ 15ರಿಂದ ಸೇರಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿದೆ.

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NATARAJA SERVICE’ TRAILER LAUNCHED, FILM RELEASING ON OCT 21
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he trailer of the film Nataraja Service was released at a function ahead of its release on October 21. The team is now gearing up for the film’s release which has been put to October 21. The film is produced by N S Rajakumar and directed by Pavan Wadeyar. The film stars Sharan, Mayuri and Ravishankar among others. Director Pavan Wadeyar told reporters on Monday that the film has enjoyed publicity so much so that the fans had posted on Twitter

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2 SONGS OF NAAGARAHAAVU RELEASED, FILM RELEASING ON OCT 14
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wo songs of the film Naagarahaavu were released on Saturday on Youtube. The title track Nagini and Stuttu Muttu were released on the web. The film is directed by Kodi Ramakrishna and is touted to be late Vishnuvardhan’s 201st film albeit in a digital form. The film also stars Ramya, Diganth and Saikumar among others.

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AUDIO VIDEO ALBUM ‘KA01’ RELEASED
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he audio video album KA01 was released at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday. The album is produced and directed by Alok Babu who had acted in Josh. Legislator and owner of Sri Sai Gold Jewellers Saravana said KA01 signifies that Karnataka is number 1 and that Kannadigas are number 1.

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RAMA RAMA RE’ AUDIO RELEASED, RELEASING ON OCT 21
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he music of Rama Rama Re was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film will release all over Karnataka on October 21. Vasuki Vybhav has scored the music for the film which has five songs. The film is directed by Satyaprakash who has worked as Nagabharana’s associate. Satyaprakash told reporters that Rama Rama Re is his three-year old brainchild. He said mostly theatre artistes have acted in the movie which has elements of thriller, suspense, comedy, emotion and expression.

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MALGUDI STATION’ SHOOT ON FROM NEXT WEEK 
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algudi Station, a Kannada crime thriller will begin shoot next week. The film is being produced by Puneeth Gowda and directed by Shiva. Director Shiva who had earlier made Charlie told reporters that the film has nothing to do with Malgudi Days but is an imaginary railway station created by him. He said the film is about an incident that happens between 8 pm and 8 am. He said the film has seven people from different walks of life going in search of a thing and their struggle to get it.

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`ಹೆಬ್ಬುಲಿ'ಯ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಬಹುತೇಕ ಪೂರ್ಣ
ಕಿಚ್ಚ ಸುದೀಪ್ ಈವರೆಗೆ ಕಾಣ ಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳದಿದ್ದ ಪಾತ್ರವೊಂದಕ್ಕೆ ಜೀವ ತುಂಬಿರೋ ಚಿತ್ರ `ಹೆಬ್ಬುಲಿ’. ಹೆಸರಲ್ಲೇ ಫೋರ್ಸ್ ಇರೋ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಯಾವ ಹಂತದಲ್ಲಿದೆ, ಯಾವಾಗ ತೆರೆ ಕಾಣುತ್ತೆ ಅಂತೆಲ್ಲ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳು ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕರೂ ಕುತೂಹಲಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇಂಥದ್ದೊಂದು ದೊಡ್ಡ ಕ್ಯಾನ್ವಾಸ್‍ನ ಚಿತ್ರ ರೂಪುಗೊಳ್ಳಬೇಕೆಂದರೆ, ಅದು ಧೈರ್ಯಶಾಲಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರುಗಳಿಂದ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸಾಧ್ಯ. ಈ ಅದನ್ನು ಸಾಧ್ಯವಾಗಿಸಿರುವವರು ಎಸ್.ಆರ್.ವಿ ಪೆÇ್ರಡಕ್ಷನ್ಸ್‍ನ ರಘುನಾಥ್ ಮತ್ತು ಉಮಾಪತಿ ಪಿಕ್ಚರ್ಸ್‍ನ ಉಮಾಪತಿ.

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JAIJAGADISH, VIJAYALAKSHMI SELECT 3 HEROES FOR THEIR GIRLS IN YAANA
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aana, a film produced by Jaijagadish and directed by his actress wife Vijayalakshmi has found three heroes for their girls. Sumukh, Chakravarthy and Abhishek are the three heroes of the movie. The couple’s daughters Vaibhavi, Vainidhi and Vaisiri are making their debut on the celluloid in Yaana.Director Vijayalakshmi Singh told reporters on Thursday evening that 300 people were auditioned to play the three heroes. She said they were happy to have found Kannada guys to play the lead roles to their daughters.

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NATARAJA SERVICE GETS ‘U’ CERTIFICATE
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annada film Nataraja Service starring Sharan and Mayuri has got a U certificate from the censors without any cuts. The film is produced by N S Rajakumar with Puneeth Rajkumar’s presentation. The movie is directed by Pavan Wadeyar. The film is slated for a release this month. Distributor Muniraj said he will take a decision on the release date for Nataraja Service on Monday after watching the box-office returns of the three releases this weekend. Jaguar, Idolle Ramayana and Dana Kayonu are releasing this Friday.The Nataraja Service had earlier announced informally that the film will hit the theatres on October 14. But there are now doubts being expressed with the team dilly dallying between October 14 and October 21 for the film’s release. With distributor Muniraj expressing his view it remains to be seen if Nataraja Service will walk into the theatres on one of these Fridays.
RAGINI RECORDS HER FIRST SONG FOR NAANE NEXT CM
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agini Dwivedi has recorded her first song for the movie Naane Next CM which is helmed by Mussanje Mahesh. She has sung for the movie and for the first time in her career. The song is a booze song much like Olage Seridare Gundu or Khali Bottle songs that are popular. Ragini says she is not even a bathroom singer but decided to give it a shot because of Arjun Janya who would help her render the song. However, she says she loves listening to music. 

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FILM CHAMBER GOES HARD ON REALITY SHOWS
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he Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has strongly opposed television reality shows and the participation of actors on these shows.The president of KFCC, Sa Ra Govindu told journalists that they would form a human chain in front of Colors Kannada office to stop Kichcha Sudeep from entering the Bigg Boss shoot venue on October 9. He said Kannada films are faring poorly at the box-office due to the reality shows. He said actors are participating in reality shows which is straining the industry and affecting the producers.

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NAVARASAN LAUNCHES TITLE OF DIRECTORIAL DEBUT FILM
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roducer-distributor Navarasan will direct his first film that is titled Vaira. The title was launched by Puneeth Rajkumar on Tuesdaymorning. The movie will be produced under Rathavara Productions banner by Dharmasree Manjunath who earlier produced Rathavara.Navarasan told reporters on Tuesday evening that the film will begin shoot on October 18 in Madikeri. He said he had narrated the story to producer some months back who has now made him a director. Navarasan said producer Manjunath wanted him to direct the film and came forward to produce it.

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ಪುಷ್ಕಕ ವಿಮಾನ ಗಾನಲಹರಿ
1987ರಲ್ಲಿ ಕಮಲ್‍ಹಾಸನ್ ನಟನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ‘ಪುಷ್ಕಕ ವಿಮಾನ’ ಮೂಕಿ ಚಿತ್ರವು ತೆರೆಕಂಡು ಯಶಸ್ವಿ ಎನಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿತ್ತು. ಈಗ ಅದೇ ಹೆಸರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾವೊಂದು ತೆರೆಗೆ ಬರಲಿದೆ. ಮೊದಲ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಯುವಕನ ತವಕ ತಲ್ಲಣಗಳನ್ನು ತೋರಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಹೊಸದರಲ್ಲಿ ತಂದೆ-ಮಗಳ ಭಾವನಾತ್ಮಕ ಸಂಬಂದಗಳನ್ನು ಹೇಳಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಪ್ರಚಾರದ ಮೊದಲ ಹಂತವಾಗಿ ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಧ್ವನಿಸಾಂದ್ರಿಕೆ ಅನಾವರಣ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲಾಗಿತ್ತು.

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SEETA NADI’ COMPLETE, AUDIO RELEASED
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amaprasad Guruji and V Manohar released the audio of upcoming film ‘Seeta Nadi’ at a simple function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Sharath and produced by Mumbai-based tax consultant Sudhakar Shetty. Director Sharath told reporters that the film could be likened to a woman and said Seetha is a river that flows between Thirthahalli and Agumbe.

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NOW, A MOBILE APP TO BOOK CELEBRITIES FOR FUNCTIONS, SHOWS
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new mobile app that allows users to book celebrities was launched at a function in Bengaluru. The app called Silverscreen Kannada will facilitate hassle free bookings of celebrities in the Kannada film industry for endorsements, corporate events and private functions. The app will also feature newsfeeds, alerts, updates and trailers of upcoming movies.

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'JINDAA' LAUNCHED
'Jindaa', a new Kannada film was launched on the auspicious occasion of the beginning of Navarathri in Bengaluru. The film is being directed by Mussanje Mahesh and produced by Dattatreya Bachegowda and Banu Dattu. Mussanje Mahesh told journalists that the film is based on a real subject that dates back to 1979-80 and the incidents that happen up to 1985.

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DANA KAYONU’ ALL SET TO RELEASE ON OCT 7
‘Dana Kayonu’ will release all over Karnataka on October 7. The film is directed by Yogaraj Bhat and produced by Kanakapura R Srinivas. The movie stars Duniya Vijay and Priya Mani among others. Producer R Srinivas told reporters that his father was a cowherd. He said his father had told him a story that has been made into a film. He said his father would have felt happy if he was alive.

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LOOTI RELEASES 2 SONGS ON YOUTUBE
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pcoming Kannada film Looti has released two songs on Youtube ahead of its trailer launch and release. The first song Dangerous Darling which has been picturised on Isha Koppikar was released on the day of the actress’s birthday a week ago. The second song Khushi featuring Shweta Pandit, Swayamvara Chandru and Dhruva Sharma was also released earlier this week. Both the songs have elicited good response,

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PUNEETH RAJKUMAR’S DODDMANE HUDUGA RELEASING TODAY 
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uneeth Rajkumar’s 25th film Doddmane Huduga will release on Friday, September 30 in more than 300 theatres all over Karnataka. The film is also billed as the actor’s biggest release in the US.  The film stars Radhika Pandit, Ambarish, Sumalatha, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan and others. The film is written and directed by Duniya Suri. M Govinda is the producer. The film is being premiered a day ahead of the release in the US in three locations simultaneously.

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BADMASH TRAILER LAUNCHED, EYEING AN OCT RELEASE
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hivarajkumar launched the trailer of the film Badmash at a function in Bengaluru on Monday evening. The film is directed by Akash Srivatsa and produced by Ravi Kashyap. The film stars Dhananjaya, Sanchita Shetty, Achyuth Kumar, Suchendra Prasad, Ramesh Bhat, Ramesh Pandit, Prakash Belawadi, Srinivasa Prabhu and B Suresha among others. Speaking after watching the film’s trailer and the introduction song, Shivanna said the trailer looked promising.

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SIPAYI GROSSES RS 48 LAKH IN FIRST 3 DAYS OF RELEASE
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ipayi has collected Rs 48 lakh in the first three days of its release weekend, according to the film’s producer Siddharth Mahesh who is also the hero of the movie. He told reporters that the film made on a budget of Rs 2 crore has sold its Hindi dubbing rights for Rs 23 lakh and added that the satellite rights for the film is up for grabs. He said the audiences have patronized the film despite a lot of newcomers including himself working in the movie.

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S MAHENDAR LAUNCHES ‘ONCE MORE KAURAVA
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irector S Mahendar is back with a sequel to 'Kaurava' titled ‘Once More Kaurava’ that mounted the sets on Thursday. Mahendar had directed Kaurava with B C Patil and Prema in the lead many years back. Once More Kaurava is being produced by Naresh Gowda who is also playing the lead role in the film. Anusha of Soda Buddi is the heroine of the film. Naresh Gowda had acted as a villain in Mahakali that starred Malashri in the lead and which was also directed by Mahendar. Once More Kaurava is written by B A Madhu and Sridhar Sambram will be scoring the music. Krishna Kumar is the cameraman.

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S JANAKI BIDS ADIEU TO SINGING
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enowned playback singer of south India S Janaki has announced her retirement from singing. She has chosen a Malayalam song from the film 10 Kalpanakal to be her swansong. S Janaki, who is known as Nightingale of South India has selected a lullaby song from the Malayalam film to be her final song. She has also made it clear that she will not be recording anymore nor will she sing at any functions. S Janaki, 78, said she is old and that has sung in many languages. She said she would like to rest, relax and leave her career behind.

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NATARAJA SERVICE’ RELEASING ON OCT 14
‘Nataraja Service’, a Kannada film starring Sharan and Mayuri will release all over Karnataka on October 14. The film is distributed by Muniraju of Anjaneya Combines and produced by N S Rajakumar. Puneeth Rajkumar is presenting the film. The film is directed by Pavan Wadeyar. The film has been sold at a good price by the producer to Muniraju and the film’s television rights has also been grabbed by one of the television channels for a good price. The film has Anoop Seelin’s music and it is believed that re-recording for the film took some time resulting in the delay of its release. 

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A M R RAMESH LAUNCHES ‘AASPHOTA’, SHOOT TO START IN NOV
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ilm-maker A M R Ramesh launched another reality-based film Aasphota, after Cyanide and Attahasa. This time he has turned his attention on the hunt for former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s killers, a case that was cracked within 90 days of his assassination.

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POSSIBLE’ RELEASING ON SEPT 23 
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annada film ‘Possible’, a suspense thriller and a love story will release in about 85 theatres all over Karnataka on September 23. The film is produced by Manjunath and directed by Raj. The film stars Surya and Shravya Rao in lead roles. Producer Manjunath told reporters that the film has got good response for its trailer on the Internet and the songs of the movie have also become a hit.

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B C PATIL TO BEGIN SHOOT FOR ‘HAPPY NEW YEAR’ NEXT WEEK
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he shoot for Happy New Year, a new multi-starrer Kannada film being produced by B C Patil and Vanaja Patil under the direction of Pannaga Bharana will commence next week. The film stars B C Patil, Dhananjaya, Vijaya Raghavendra, Diganth, Saikumar, Sruthi Hariharan, Sonu Gowda, Sudha Rani, Srushti Patil, Malavika, Rockline Venkatesh, Chandru, Tabala Nani, Rajashri Ponnappa, Margarita and Raju Talikote among others.

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TRAILER OF NAAGARAHAAVU RELEASED, FILM TO HIT THEATRES ON OCT 14
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ans of Dr Vishnuvardhan thronged National College Grounds on Sunday evening to celebrate the 66th birth anniversary of the actor. The team of Naagarahaavu which is produced by Sajid Qureshi made it a special occasion. It may be recalled that Vishnuvardhan’s body was kept for public darshan for people to pay their last respects in the college soon after his death. The late actor had completed his graduation from the same college. Naagarahaavu team started the birth anniversary celebrations at the National College Grounds in the afternoon at 2 pm.The team organized annadaana and abhisheka was done to Vishnuvardhan’s cutout using 1,000 liters of milk.

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FIRING STAR VENKAT IS NOW ‘TIKALA VENKAT
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fter Porki Huchcha Venkat, the firing star is now 'Tikala Venkat'. Yes, firing star Venkat who is popularly known as Huchcha Venkat has announced that he will start work on his new film Tikala Venkat after he completes Porki Huchcha Venkat in October. Venkat is also acting in another film which is produced by Vijayakumar. Venkat told reporters that he is acting for his own satisfaction and not for the sake of others. About Tikala Venkat, he said people are free to take it positively or negatively but said audiences will get a justification for the title only after seeing the film. He said the film is an attempt to express his feelings and give vent to it with a message for the audiences.

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PRAKASH RAI’S IDDOLLE RAMAYANA TRAILER, AUDIO LAUNCHED
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roducer Rockline Venkatesh launched the audio of Prakash Rai’s forthcoming film Iddolle Ramayana at a function in Bengaluru. The film’s theatrical trailer was also launched on the occasion. The bilingual film which is produced and directed by Prakash Rai is all set to release on October 7 in Kannada and Telugu as Manaoori Ramayanam. Jack Manju and Yogish Dwarakish are distributing the film under their banner Mysuru Talkies.

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RAGHAVENDRA RAJKUMAR, FAMILY & DR RAJ’S SISTER CALL ON DR RAJ’S CHILDHOOD PAL
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aghavendra Rajkumar and his family accompanied by his aunt and Dr Rajkumar’s younger sister Nagamma called on Tiptur Ramaswamy at the latter’s house in Tiptur on Saturday. Tiptur Ramaswamy is Dr Rajkumar’s childhood friend and has been associated with the actor since his theatre days in Gubbi Company. Raghavendra Rajkumar, his wife Mangala and sons Vinay and Guru along with Nagamma, sister of Dr Rajkumar spent a few hours with Tiptur Ramaswamy who is reportedly not keeping too well.

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UPPI, SHRUTHI CELEBRATE BIRTHDAYS
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pendra and Shruti celebrated their birthdays on Sunday. The birthday was even low-key in both the households. Upendra had in particular sent out a note ahead of his birthday urging his fans not to go overboard with celebrations. He wanted it to be low-key owing to the fact that the state is reeling under turmoil over the Cauvery issue. However, fans took this opportunity as a rare occasion to greet and wish their favourite actor. The actor had to comply with his fans demands but celebrated his birthday in a somewhat quieter way with everyone including his family.Meanwhile, first look of Upendra’s Modi was unveiled ahead of his birthday which is said to be an inspiration from a painting by Karan Acharya of Lord Anjaneya. The film is being directed by Uday Prakash who has gone on record to say that the film has nothing to do with politics or Hindutva. He says it is about the positive aspects of the Indian prime minister. The cast and crew is being worked out and will be announced soon. Upendra is currently shooting for Upendra Matte Hutti Baa, Inti Prema and his forthcoming release Mukunda Murari is expected to hit the theatres in October. The shoot for Modi is expected to begin in October.
NAVEEN KRISHNA SAYS ‘NO’ TO BIGG BOSS
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aveen Krishna has said an emphatic ‘no’ to participate in the ensuing season 4 of the reality show Bigg Boss. He said he was asked to step in to the house during the first and second season and was not asked in the third season. However, this time he said there is no invitation from the channel but media seems to be speculating about the likely candidates who are likely to enter the house ahead of the programme.

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NAAGARAHAAVU TEAM’S BASH ON VISHNUVARDHAN’S BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
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he Naagarahaavu team has organized a bash to celebrate Dr Vishnuvardhan’s birth anniversary on Sunday, September 18. The team has organized a stage show comprising dance programmes and will also hold annadaana for the late actor’s fans on the day at the National College Grounds in Basavanagudi, Bengaluru. The film’s teaser will be launched on the occasion of Dr Vishnuvardhan’s 66thbirth anniversary. 

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DODDMANE HUDUGA RELEASING ON SEPT 30
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oddmane Huduga will hit the screens on September 30 all over Karnataka instead of September 23 as planned and announced earlier. The film starring Puneeth Rajkumar and Radhika Pandit in lead roles has also got a U/A certificate from the censors. The film will now run in Dasara holidays that start from September 30. The film is written and directed by Duniya Suri. Govind is the producer. Doddmane Huduga is the third film in the combination of Duniya Suri and Puneeth Rajkumar. The film is also billed as the actor’s 25th film. V Harikrishna has scored the music and Satya Hegde is the cameraman. The film also stars Ambarish, Sumalatha, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan among others. 
SIPAYI RELEASE PUT OFF TO SEPT 23
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annada film Sipayi, directed by Rajatmayee will now release all over Karnataka on September 23 instead of September 16 as planned earlier. The film is produced by Siddharth Mahesh who has also doubled up playing the main lead.

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Donations pour from cinema folks for Umesh
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mesh, 25, a bystander and a fuel station worker was caught in the line of fire as a bullet hit his chest. He died on the way to hospital. Financial support to his family came from all quarters. Naagarahaavu team has announced a donation of Rs 2 lakh to his family while Kannada Ookkutta has announced Rs 1 lakh. Puneeth and the team of Tagaru have announced Rs 50,000 each to the deceased family.  
UPPU HULI KHARA SONG SHOOT IN NEW YORK
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horeographer Imran Sardhariya who is also directing the film Uppu Huli Khara shot a number for the film in New York in locations including Times Square, Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge. The dance number features lead actors Anushree and Sharath. The song was shot for three days. Lance Kaplan of Rangitaranga fame was the cameraman.

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SIPAYI RELEASING ON SEPT 16
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annada film Sipayi, directed by Rajatmayee will release all over Karnataka on September 16. The film is produced by Siddharth Mahesh who has also doubled up playing the main lead. Director Rajatmayee told reporters that he is realizing his three-year dream of making a film which took him one-and-a-half years to get the script ready. Sipayi is someone who guards our borders but in this film the director said the hero sets right the wrongs that go on in society as a television channel reporter. The film he said also has elements of underworld mafia.

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BANNADA NERALU AUDIO, TRAILER RELEASED
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irector H Vasu released the audio CD of the film Bannada Neralu, a woman-oriented thriller subject with a message. The film’s trailer was also launched on the occasion. The film is produced by Ajay and directed by Shashidhar who has also penned the story.

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SONG RECORDING POOJA HELD FOR NEW FILM ‘JAVA
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enior journalist Sureshchandra Lingenahalli’s elder son Vinaychandra began song recording for the forthcoming Kannada film Java which is incidentally being directed by his younger brother Abhayachandra. Music director Vinaychandra told reporters that the film Java will have three songs that include a promo song and another one sung by Usha Uthup. He said a designer bike will be used in a song the first look of which will be released next month. Vinaychandra said Java is a mystery thriller.

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LEE’ COMPLETES SHOOT
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annada film ‘Lee’ starring Sumanth Shailendra and Nabha Natesh in lead roles has completed its shoot recently after a 90-day schedule that included the picturisation of two songs in Malaysia. The film is directed by Srinandan and produced by Darshan Krishna, Sarakki Satish and Vinay.    Director Srinandan told reporters that the film was started eight months ago and is now complete. He said the film took a long while to produce as it required the hero to appear convincingly in three shades. He said the hero was required to change his physical appearance and looks. 

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PREMASURA COMPLETES TALKIE PORTION
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annada film Premasura, directed by debutant Nagesh Kyalanur has completed shooting for its talkie portion and is all set to wrap up shoot of the entire film. Currently, post-production work that includes giving background music is under progress. The film stars newbies Sheetal Raj and Mrudula in lead roles. Director Nagesh told journalists on the sets of Premasura that the film is about the guy who turns a demon when he doesn’t get love.

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JUST AKASMIKA’ RELEASING ON SEPT 16
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ust Akasmika, a Kannada film that has ingredients of horror, a thriller and also a family entertainer will release on September 16 all over Karnataka. The film is produced and directed by Himayat Khan for whom this is the second film. The film is based on a story written by himself.

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KARNATAKA FILM CHAMBER, ARTISTES JOIN IN PROTESTS
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arnataka Film Chamber of Commerce participated in a rally in support of the bundh call given by pro-Kannada organizations against the Supreme Court order on the release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu. KFCC President Sa Ra Govindu was seen in a rally with Vatal Nagaraj at the Freedom Park. Tara urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to repair and desilt the Mettur Dam so that adequate water can be stored there without the need arising to ask for more water from Karnataka.

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NEER DOSE’ GETS GOOD OPENING AT BOX-OFFICE
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annada film Neer Dose that got released last weekend is likely to gross at least Rs 5 crore to Rs 6 crore in the first week of its release, according to a conservative estimate propounded by the one of the film’s lead actor Jaggesh. Jaggesh told reporters in the film’s maiden press meet that the actors are lucky that they build on the career because of the director and producer. He said the director puts in a lot of effort in making a movie along with the producer but it is the actors who take away a lot of credit for the film’s success.

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GOLI SODA ALL SET TO RELEASE ON SEPT 10
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oli Soda will release in about 75 theatres to about 100 theatres all over Karnataka in the main centres on September 9. The film is produced by Kolla Praveen and directed by Raghujaya. The film is being distributed by Jack Manju and Yogi Dwarakish. Actress Tara who plays a key role in the film told reporters that the Kannada version of the Tamil remake is 40 percent to 50 percent better and richer because of the producer’s involvement. The film has four young guys and two young girls in the cast. 

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NAANI 50
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annada film Naani has completed 50 days in 13 centres all over Karnataka at the box-office. The film is produced by Ramesh Kumar and directed by debutant Sumanth (Raghavendra) K Gollahalli. The film stars Jaijagadish, Suhasini Manirathnam, Baby Suhasini, Priyanka Rao and Manish among others. The team of Naani celebrated the completion of 50 days by giving away trophies to its cast

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PANIPURI’ AUDIO RELEASED
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irector Pavan Wadeyar released the audio CD of the Kannada film Panipuri at a function in Bengaluru on Tuesday. The film is directed by Naveen and produced by Puttaraju. The film stars three heroes and three heroines. Vaibhav, Jagadish, Santosh are the three guys while Anu, Darshita and Akshata are the three heroines. Santosh Bagalakoti has scored the music for the first time. Anand Dhindavar is the cameraman. Director Naveen said Santosh has scored good music for five songs in the movie. 

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MUNGARU MALE 2 RELEASING ON SEPT 9, CURTAIN RAISER RELEASED
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ungaru Male 2 will release in more than 250 theatres all over Karnataka on September 9. The film is being distributed by Sri Gokul Films. The film stars Ganesh, Neha Shetty, V Ravichandran, Aindrita Ray and Shilpa Manjunath among others. The film is directed by Shashank. Arjun Janya has scored the music. Shekar Chandra is the cameraman.

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FIRST LOOK POSTER OF ‘PIRANGIPURA’ OUT, SANCHARI VIJAY NOW IN TAMIL
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he first look of Pirangipura poster being made simultaneously in Kannada and Tamil was released on Saturday ahead of its shoot that will begin in October. The film stars national award winning actor Sanchari Vijay in the lead role. Pirangipura is written and directed by John Johnny Janardhana. The film is produced under the banner Priswes Studios. The film thus marks Sanchari Vijay’s debut in Tamil cinema.Director Janardhana said the film is a psychological suspense thriller and a family entertainer. He said 60 percent to 70 percent of the shoot will be in Rajasthan and the remaining in Bengaluru. Janardhana said Sanchari Vijay will be seen in three roles and about 70 percent of his role will be as an old man. He said Vijay will play an angry old man in the movie which is the main role in the film. He said tattoo will tell the story as villagers in the movie sport tattoos.

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SAIPRAKASH’S 98TH FILM TITLED ‘REAL POLICE
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irector Saiprakash’s 98th film is now titled ‘Real Police’ for which a 30-day shoot has been completed. The film stars Saikumar in a police officer’s role. Director Saiprakash told reporters that people have good opinion about the police and the police force  and that they punish the innocent. He said the film is an attempt to show the police force has good  people in it. He said the premise of the film is not a single innocent person should be punished until proven guilty. The director said the film juxtaposes jihad, drug mafia and police into a murder mystery. 

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY’ RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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annada film ‘Happy Birthday’ that got released last weekend starring newcomers Sachin and Samskruty Shenoy is doing well at the box-office. The film is produced by Cheluvaraya Swamy and directed by Mahesh Sukhadhare. Director Sukhadhare told reporters in a thanksgiving meet that the response to the movie has been good thanks to media reports and added that the audiences have liked the film.Sachin thanked the director, team and media and Achyuth Kumar for guiding him as a friend.

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SUDEEP 43
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ichcha Sudeep turned 43 on Friday as fans thronged his J P Nagar residence in Bengaluru to celebrate the birthday of their hero. Sudeep who is sporting a beard and is wearing a cap made of a cloth for Hebbuli, a film that is under production starring the actor in the lead role. Fans brought cakes of different sizes and colours including one with a lion and one with his picture which was cut by the actor. Heavy police bandobust was arranged around the actor’s residence because of the presence of a large number of fans. Barricades were put up near his house by the police to control the flow of crowds. A welcome arch was put up by fans on the way to his home along with posters of the actor wishing the actor happy birthday. Sudeep celebrated his birthday with his fans throughout the day as much as it was a celebration of the success of his latest release Kotigobba 2.   
ನಾಗರಹಾವಿಗೆ ದರ್ಶನ್ ಸಾಥ್
ಸಾಜಿದ್ ಕುರೇಶಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದ, ಖ್ಯಾತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಕೋಡಿ ರಾಮಕೃಷ್ಣ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ `ನಾಗರಹಾವು’ ಚಿತ್ರ ಸಾಹಸಸಿಂಹ ವಿಷ್ಣವರ್ಧನ್ ಇರುವಿಕೆಯೂ ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ನಾನಾ ಕಾರಣಗಳಿಂದ ಭರ್ಜರಿ ಕುತೂಹಲ ಉಂಟುಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕರು ಚಿತ್ರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಯಾವತ್ತು ಅಂತ ತುದಿಗಾಲಲ್ಲಿ ನಿಂತಿದ್ದರೆ, ಇತ್ತ ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡ ಆಕರ್ಷಣೆಯನ್ನು ಇನ್ನಷ್ಟು ಹೆಚ್ಚಿಸಲು ಮತ್ತಷ್ಟು ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ ನಡೆಸುತ್ತಲೇ ಇದೆ.

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GOLI SODA RELEASING ON SEPT 9
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annada film Goli Soda produced by Kolla Praveen and directed by Raghujaya will release all over Karnataka on September 9. The film is a remake of the Tamil hit of the same name. Director Raghujaya told reporters that Ragini had danced to a situational song in K R Market with Sadhu Kokila for the film. Rajesh Ramanath has scored the music and Sadhu Kokila is scoring the background music.

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MARANA DANDANE’ BEGINS ‘CHITRA YATRE
‘Marana Dandane’, a film directed by Baraguru Ramachandrappa and produced by Muralidhar Halappa began its Chitra Yatre last weekend from Bengaluru. The director who had started this trend of reaching the cinema to the doorsteps of the people from the film Bhagirathi has continued the practice with Marana Dandane. Dr Baraguru Ramachandrappa said films do not enjoy the reach that is required from film festivals.

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RAGINI IS CO-OWNER OF BELLARY TUSKERS CRICKET TEAM
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agini Dwivedi is now co-owner of Bellary Tuskers cricket team that will compete in the forthcoming fifth edition of Karnataka Premier League cricket tournament. She told reporters that she bought the team to support a rural team in the state. She said there were players with potential in the team. Out of 15 players, six of them have played for the state in Ranji games and two of them are test discards and another two of them had played for Royal Challengers Bengaluru.

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SWATHI BATTLES DEPRESSION TO COME BACK IN NEGATIVE ROLE
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wathi is back after a brief hiatus. Swathi who worked as a second heroine to Shivarajkumar in Madesha has started work in the daily soap Shubha Vivaha where she plays Urmila a negative role which has given her some popularity. Swathi, who hails from Mysuru had met with an accident while travelling in an auto in Bengaluru.

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JIL JIL READY TO HIT SCREENS ON SEPT 2
Jil Jil, a Kannada film with a tagline ‘one life one love’ will release in about 35 theatres all over Karnataka on September 2. The film is produced by Venkatesh Prasad. The film is directed by Madhu who has also written the lyrics and scored the music. The film stars newcomers Dhananjaya and Puvisha in lead roles. Director Madhu told reporters that the film Jil Jil is a different love story that is close to reality. He said the film has been shot in picturesque locales of Hassan, Chikkamagaluru, Sakleshpura, Nelamangala, Kolar and Bengaluru.

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SNEHA CHAKRA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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egislator Zameer Ahmed Khan released the audio CD of the film ‘Sneha Chakra’ at a function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Suresh Kumar S and directed by Manju Vishnuvardhan. Raj Bhaskar has scored the music to lyrics penned by Krishnamurthy. The movie stars Vijay Venkat, Anvitha, Shilpa and Kempe Gowda, Mangaluru Meenanath and Kishore among others. Ravi is the cameraman. Producer Suresh Kumar said the film was finished at ease and within 36 days.Vijay Venkat said Sneha Chakra is his third film after Halliya Makkalu

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AVADHI DUE ON SEPT 2
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vadhi, a Kannada film with a universal concept will release in about 35 theatres all over Karnataka on September 2. The film is produced and directed by Saikiran. The film stars Dr Raja Ranjit and Archana in lead roles and has Manjunath Gowda playing the villain. The film is being distributed by Vijay. Producer-director Saikiran told reporters that Avadhi is a play of God and hoped that God will be with them during the next one or two weeks. He said the film got enough boost with Shivarajkumar launching the film’s trailer two days back.Saikiran said Avadhi is a no-nonsense movie. Avadhi is destiny and is about good and bad times, 

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MADAMAKKI TEAM IN TALKS TO SELL REMAKE, TV RIGHTS
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he Madamakki team said it is in talks with Tamil and Telugu producers to sell remake rights of the film as also the dubbing rights for the Hindi version. This was disclosed by Tanush, who has played the lead role in the film and is also the producer of the movie. Tanush told reporters that the Madamakki is also in talks with a few channels to sell the satellite TV channel rights of the movie.

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YENENDU HESARIDLI COMPLETES SHOOT
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enendu Hesaridli, a love story and a family entertainer produced by husband and wife duo Srinivas Kulkarni and Shruti Kulkarni under the banner Sugar Cube Creations has completed its shoot and is eyeing a November release for the movie. The movie is directed by debutant Ravi Basappanadoddi who has directed Guptagamini and Putta Gowri Maduve among other daily television serials. The film is a message-oriented subject based on Purnesh Sagar’s story according to the producers. The film stars Arjun, Roja, Chitkala Biradar, Milind Gunaji, Sunethra Pandit, Umesh and Sanketh Kashi among others.

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BABLUSHA RELEASING ON SEPT 2
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ablusha, a historical family thriller, written and directed by Venkat Bharadwaj will release in about 45 theatres all over Karnataka on September 2. The film is produced by C V Shivashankar who has also written the dialogues with Vinay Shastry and Venkat Bharadwaj.

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MUNGARU MALE 2 GETS U CERTIFICATE, TO RELEASE ON SEPT 9
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ungaru Male 2 has got a U certificate from the censors on Monday after the screening of the movie was held in a theatre in Bengaluru. The film will release all over Karnataka on September 9 and it stars Ganesh, Neha Shetty, V Ravichandran, Ravishankar and Sadhu Kokila among others. Aindrita Ray will be seen in a key role. The film is directed by Shashank and produced by G Gangadhar. Mungaru Male 2 is seen as a sequel to Mungaru Male that broke box-office records in the history of Kannada cinema

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NEER DOSE GETS ‘A’ CERTIFICATE, RELEASING ON SEPT 2
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eer Dose got a A certificate from the censors on Monday and the film will now release on September 2 all over Karnataka. The film stars Jaggesh, Haripriya, Suman Ranganath and Dattatreya. The film is written and directed by Vijaya Prasad. The film has taken almost four years to hit the screen as it was dogged by controversies that pertained to casting and other production issues. Actress Ramya backed out of the project following her election

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GOLI SODA CELEBRITY SHOW HELD
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he Goli Soda team exhibited the film to celebrities in a special screening on Sunday evening at a multiplex in Bengaluru. The producer of the film Kolla Praveen played the perfect host to the guests who came to see the watch ahead of its release. The film had organized a show last week for the distributors. Lahari Velu who is playing a small role in the film was present. Director S K Bhagwan, actors Tara, Gurunandan, Apoorva, Tilak and many others were present for the film’s screening.

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DEVARAJ’S YOUNGER SON PRANAM DEBUTS AS CINE ACTOR
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evaraj’s younger son and the youngest member in the household Pranam Devaraj faced the camera for the first time as a hero for an untitled film that got launched on Sundaymorning. Pranam Devaraj told journalists that his dream of becoming an actor is coming true. He said he had been watching his father and elder brother perform on screen. Pranam said he had completed his BBM and is now raring to enter the industry as an actor. The film that saw the launch of Pranam Devaraj is directed by Sreeman Vemulaand produced by Sampath Kumar and Sridhar.

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HALLI SOGADU’ LAUNCHED AS TRIBUTE TO DODDARANGE GOWDA
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annada film ‘Halli Sogadu’ was launched by producers Satish Mehta, Rajath Raghunath, Dattatreya and Mahantesh who are fans of the legendary lyricist Prof Doddarange Gowda. The producers are making the film as a tribute and a gift to the legend for his 70th birthday. Arav Surya is playing the male lead who is also a fan of Prof Gowda. Arav Gowda told reporters that Halli Sogadu is his third film and that he is a big fan of Doddarange Gowda. He said he plays a singer in the film who sings the lyricist’s songs which also gives him a fresh lease of life.

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CROWD FUNDED FILM ‘PREMAGEEMA JAANEDO’ RELEASING ON SEPT 2
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remageema Jaanedo, a love story as the title suggests will release in about 40 theatres across Karnataka on September 2. The film is being distributed by Navarasan. The film has got a U certificate from the censors and is directed by newbie

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NIRUTTARA TEAM EYES AN OCT RELEASE
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iruttara, a relationship drama between four characters that crisscrosses and are interrelated is getting ready for a release in October. The film is directed by Apoorva Kasaravalli and is produced by Bhavana and Aravind Ramanna under the banner Home Town Production. The movie stars Rahul Bose, Bhavana, Kiran Srinivas and Aindrita Ray in key roles.

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VIDEO ALBUMS IN KANNADA, HINDI RELEASED
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ideo albums Modala Hejje in Kannada and Pehla Kadam in Hindi with two songs each in both the languages were released at a function by Anand Audio in Bengaluru on Saturday. The lyrics for the Kannada version is penned by Raju Chitrapura while Naveen Jamble has penned it in Hindi. Hitan Hassan has sung, composed the music and acted in both the video albums. Hitan Hassan had worked as chorus artiste in Ranna and Manikya  with Sudeep.

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CROWD FUNDED FILM ‘PREMAGEEMA JAANEDO’ RELEASING ON SEPT 2
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remageema Jaanedo, a love story as the title suggests will release in about 40 theatres across Karnataka on September 2. The film is being distributed by Navarasan. The film has got a U certificate from the censors and is directed by newbie Kenja Chetan Kumar. The film is a crowd funded venture made under the banner of Horizon Films with 27 of them investing in the movie. Darshan Mahegowda is the biggest investor who had put in Rs 25 lakh who died in a road accident last month. Nityananda Prabhu is another major investor in the movie.

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NIRUTTARA TEAM EYES AN OCT RELEASE
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iruttara, a relationship drama between four characters that crisscrosses and are interrelated is getting ready for a release in October. The film is directed by Apoorva Kasaravalli and is produced by Bhavana and Aravind Ramanna under the banner Home Town Production. The movie stars Rahul Bose, Bhavana, Kiran Srinivas and Aindrita Ray in key roles. Neeladri Kumar has scored the music and H M Ramachandra is the cameraman. The film is based on a story by Vikram Hatwar.

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MANDYA TO MUMBAI GETS U/A, READY FOR RELEASE
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annada film Mandya To Mumbai has got a U/A certificate from the censors and is ready for release. The film is a remake of Telugu hit Renigunta and is directed by Rajashekar after taking over the reins from Wardhik Joseph who had finished 60 percent of the film before quitting. The film stars Amrutha, Sanjjanaa, Rakesh Adiga, Petrol Prasanna, Achyuth,

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PUNEETH RAJKUMAR’S 25TH FILM DODDMANE HUDUGA RELEASING ON SEPT 23
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oddmane Huduga, a multi-starrer film will release on September 23 all over Karnataka. The movie has been sold in all territories, according to its producer Govinda. The film stars Puneeth Rajkumar in his 25th film, Radhika Pandit, Ambarish, Sumalatha and Bharathi Vishnuvardhan among others. Producer Govinda told reporters in the film’s maiden press conference that it was his ambition to produce a film with Ambarish in it. He said luckily and because of the actor’s largesse Ambarish agreed to act in the film. Harikrishna’s music is also a standout, he said.

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ALLAH ALLAH’ SONG’S POPULARITY SPURS ‘NATARAJA SERVICE’ AUDIO CD LAUNCH
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uneeth Rajkumar released the music of the Sharan-starrer Nataraja Service officially at a simple ceremony in Bengaluru. Though the songs of the film were already released and in particular the Allah Allah song had become popular by clocking five lakh hits on the web, the demand for physical audio CDs prompted the team to release the music CDs for the market.

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ಬೆಳ್ಳಿತೆರೆಗೆ ಮರಳಿದ ನಾಯಕ ನಟ ಸಂತೋಷ್ ಆರ್ಯವರ್ಧನ್
ಟಿವಿ ರಿಯಾಲಿಟಿ ಶೋಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಬ್ಯುಸಿಯಾಗಿದ್ದ ಸಂತೋಷ್ ಆರ್ಯವರ್ಧನ್ ಮತ್ತೆ ಬೆಳ್ಳಿತೆರೆಗೆ ಮರಳಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
`ನೂರು ಜನ್ಮಕು' ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಂತರ ಬಿಗ್ ಬಾಸ್ ಶೋದ ಸ್ಪರ್ಧಿಸಿ ಬಂದಮೇಲೆ ಟೀವಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ತೊಡಗಿಕೊಂಡು ತಮ್ಮ ಸ್ಟೈಲಿಷ್ ನಿರೂಪಣೆಯಿಂದ ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕರ ಮನಗೆದ್ದಿದ್ದರು. ಈಗ ಸಂತೋಷ್ ಪರಿಪೂರ್ಣವಾಗಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾರಂಗಕ್ಕೆ ತಮ್ಮ ಸಮಯವನ್ನು ಮೀಸಲಿಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಜಿಗರ್‍ಥಂಡ ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಶಿವಗಣೇಶ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ, ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ನಂದಕಿಶೋರ್ ಅರ್ಪಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ನೂತನ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂತೋಷ್ ಆರ್ಯವರ್ಧನ್ ನಾಯಕನಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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KISHAN IS TECH HEAD AND DIRECTOR OF UK FIRM
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S Kishan, 20, popularly known as Master Kishan is now technical head and director of multimedia and animation division of UK-based Vinformax Dimension Technology Pvt Ltd. The company has its presence in San Francisco, Stockholm, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Puducherry and Chennai.

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CELEBRITY BADMINTON LEAGUE OPENS SEPT 18, DIGANTH TO LEAD STATE TEAM
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elebrities from south Indian film industries will now battle it out on badminton courts in the Celebrity Badminton League (CBL). The first season the CBL will kick off on September 18 with four teams – Karnataka Alps, Tollywood Thunders, Kerala Royals and Chennai Rockers. Karnataka Alps will be led by actor Diganth who has represented Karnataka in Indian under-19 team.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY GETS U/A, READY TO HIT THEATRES THIS FRIDAY
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annada film ‘Happy Birthday’ will hit the screens all over Karnataka this Friday on August 26 in about 180 to 200 theatres. The film has got a U/A certificate from the censors. Jack Manju is distributing the film. The film is produced by MLA N Cheluvaraya Swamy and directed by Mahesh Sukhadhare. The film marks the debut of Cheluvaraya Swamy’s son Sachin and Samskruty Shenoy. Producer Cheluvaraya Swamy told reporters that the process has been completed and is now awaiting release into the theatres.  

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DANGER ZONE SONG CLOCKS 25 LAKH HITS ON YOUTUBE
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he song ‘Srigandha Devathe’ from the movie Danger Zone sung by Shankar Mahadevan and composed by Satish Aryan has clocked 25 lakh hits on Youtube ever since its launch on the social media site. The film team shared their happiness about the song’s feat with the media persons on Tuesday. The film is produced by Swagath Gowda and Ramu. Director Devarajkumar said the film has been censored without any cuts and has been categorized a horror film. He said Uday who has appeared as villain in many films worked out for three songs before the shoot for the song Srigandha Devathe.

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STYLE RAJA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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ullet Prakash released the audio of the film Style Raja at a function in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening. The film is directed by Harish and produced by Ramesh R. The film stars Girish and Ranusha in lead roles. M B Allikatti is the cameraman. Rajesh Ramanath has scored the music.

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PRODUCER MANJU’S FILM CONTENTS NOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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roducer K Manju has made available content of all his films available on the social media. Content of his films that include promotions, songs, teasers and trailers will be available on exclusively on K Manju Cinema’s on Youtube. K Manju who has produced 37 films including one Tamil and one bilingual in Kannada and Malayalam will bring his films to Youtube in phases. Meanwhile, he has struck a deal with Norwegian authorities to shoot songs

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SELFIE’ RELEASING ON SEPT 2
‘Selfie’, a Kannada film with elements of horror and a murder mystery will release all over Karnataka in multiplexes on September 2. Jack Manju is distributing the film. The film has been made by a group of techies who worked on their movie shoot over the weekends for the last one-and-a-half years to complete the project. The film is produced by Naveen Kapu and is directed by Phani Kotaprolu. Distributor Jack Manju said he and the producer Naveen are childhood friends. He said Naveen went to New Zealand and came to India to make a film. He said Naveen got in touch with him after 14 years.

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SRINIVASA KALYANA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film ‘Srinivasa Kalyana’ was launched by the exchange of tambulas that is symbolic of a traditional Hindu wedding. The tambulas containing hard disk on one plate and the film’s audio CD on another plate. were exchanged by director Shashank and Umesh Banakar. Srinivasa Kalyana is directed by M G Srinivas who is a radio jockey turned director and had debuted as a director in Topiwala which had Upendra in the lead. This time Srinivas is debuting as a hero

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SA’ TO TAKE MULTIPLEX ROUTE FOR RELEASE ON AUG 26
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annada suspense thriller Sa will take an exclusive multiplex route for its release on August 26. The film will release in just six multiplex screens as an experiment which includes four such screens in Bengaluru and one each in Mysuru and Mangaluru. The film is directed by Hemanth Hegde and produced by Uday Shetty. The movie stars Vijay Surya, JK and Samyukta Hornad among others. Director Hemanth Hegde told reporters that the team is following a Hollywood model on an experimental basis and will release the film in theatres based on the response. He said the aim of this exercise is to reach out to ‘A’ class audiences first and then reach out to others. He said the team had already screened the movie to 50 people

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POSSIBLE’ TO RELEASE ON SEPT 2
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annada film ‘Possible’ will release on September 2 all over Karnataka. The film is going to censor in a day or two, according to director Raj. He said subject to technical review from censors the film will be released accordingly. He said the publicity blitzkrieg for the movie will start from Monday. Director Raj said the team will use desi games to promote the film. Games such as Lagori, Chinni Dandu, Goli and Buguri will be played to lure the audiences into seeing the film as part of the promotion. He said a physical trainer and a doctor will be kept at the disposal during the training and the team will tour the entire state. Surya who plays the hero said he thought it was not possible to realize his dream of becoming an actor but now it is now possible he said.

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ANOTHER SHIVARAJKUMAR STARRER ‘TAGARU’ LAUNCHED
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et another Shivarajkumar starrer Tagaru mounted the sets on Sunday morning at a temple in Bengaluru three days after Leader was launched at Kanteerava Studio. Tagaru is directed by Duniya Soori and produced by K P Srikanth. The film has Manvitha Harish playing the female lead and Dhananjaya in a key role. Director Soori told reporters that while filming Doddamane Huduga a rowdyism subject came to his mind which required Shivanna to do it. He said he wanted to get started with the actor immediately as the film required to be made a big scale. He said he has stopped working on Kaage Bangara for now as the shoot for Tagaru has begun. Soori said test shoot is over and the shoot schedule will begin in October. However, the director did not disclose details about the story.

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RIKTHA’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the Kannada horror film 'Riktha' was released by lyricist Dr V Nagendra Prasad at a function in Bengaluru on Sunday afternoon. The film is produced by Arunkumar G and is written and directed by Amruth Kumar.

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RASAPURI’ RELEASING ON AUG 26
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annada film ‘Rasapuri’ will release in 75 theatres all over Karnataka on August 26 and is distributed by Vijay. The film is produced by Srinivas Shetty based on his own story and directed by Manjunath Daivagna. The film stars Manish, Poornima, Sridhar (Junior Upendra) and Chitral among others.  Director Manjunath Daivagna told reporters that the Rasapuri signifies glamour but he said the film has elements of horror, love and sentiment.

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APTHA MITRARU’ TEASER RELEASED AHEAD OF CINEMA LAUNCH
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one-minute teaser of Aptha Mitraru was released in Bengaluru ahead of the cinema launch that is happening in September. The film is produced by Sunil and directed by Shankar Arun who had earlier produced Sapnon Ki Rani. The film stars newbie Vikram Karthik in the lead role. Director Shankar Arun told reporters that it is said that Nagavalli was responsible for the death of Soundarya and Vishnuvardhan besides Rajinikanth’s health scares in recent times. He said a lot of questions are being asked about Nagavalli’s role. He said the film precisely will answer these questions that have arisen in people’s minds.

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SHIVANNA STARRER ‘LEADER’ LAUNCHED
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annada film ‘Leader’ starring Shivarajkumar in the lead mounted the sets at the Kanteerava Studio on Thursday morning. The film is directed by Sahana Moorthy who earlier made Rose two years ago. Leader is produced by Tarun Shivappa Gowda. The film stars Pranitha in the female lead, Vijaya Raghavendra, Yogesh, Guru Jaggesh, Deepika Kamaiah,

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CRAZY BOY RELEASING THIS FRIDAY
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annada film ‘Crazy Boy’ will release all over Karnataka on Friday, August 19. The film is directed by Mahesh Babu and produced by G Chandru. The film stars debutants Dilip Prakash and Ashika. The film also stars Sadhu Kokila, Rangayana Raghu, Ravishankar and Anant Nag. Ram is the villain and Jassie Giftt has composed the music. Shekar Chandra is the cameraman. Ajay Kumar has written the story and screenplay while Anil Kumar has penned the dialogues.

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NAADA RAKSHAKA RELEASING ON AUG 26
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aada Rakshaka, a Kannada film that glorifies the language and its use will release in about 50 to 60 theatres all over Karnataka on August 26. The movie is produced, written, edited and directed by Aman Kannadiga who has also penned the lyrics. Nagu is the music composer and Rajesh Ramanath has scored the background music. The film stars Mythriya Gowda, Kempe Gowda, Ramesh Bhat, Bullet Prakash, Bhavya, Dubai Rafique and Mohan Juneja among others.

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ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ಕೌಶಲ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ‘ಪುಷ್ಪಕ ವಿಮಾನ’
ಮನಸ್ಸು ಹಾಗೂ ಹೃದಯ ತಟ್ಟುವ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ‘ಪುಷ್ಪಕ ವಿಮಾನ’ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಂಡು ಭರದಿಂದ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ಕೌಶಲ್ಯವನ್ನು ಅಳವಡಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಇಂದಿನ ‘ಪುಷ್ಪಕ ವಿಮಾನ’ ಭಾವನೆಗಳ ಮೆರವಣಿಗೆ - ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ತಂದೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಮಗಳ ಅವಿನಾಭಾವ ಸಂಬದದ ಸಂಧರ್ಭಗಳು ಮನಸ್ಸನ್ನು ತಟ್ಟುವ ರೀತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ.

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YASH, RADHIKA PANDIT MEET MEDIA AFTER ENGAGEMENT
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ash and Radhika Pandit who got engaged last week met the media fraternity to explain the arrangements for their impending marriage and about their own five-year old romance. Yash clarified the engagement function took place in Goa as Radhika’s mother belonged to the place and because Radhika’s maternal relatives lived there. He said the wedding will however happen in Bengaluru in December or January. Actress Radhika Pandit who was also sitting besides Yash

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HAAKIDA HEJJE….LION IS BACK’ AUDIO RELEASED
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he audio of the film ‘Haakida Hejje’ that will bring back memories of Vishnuvardhan again was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by corporator M D Parthasarathy (popularly known as Pathy in Mysuru) who is also a die-hard fan of the late actor. The film is co-produced by Gowtham Shet. Producer Parthasarathy has himself written the story.

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KOTIGOBBA 2 GROSSES RS 17 CRORE IN FOUR DAYS
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he Kannada version of Kotigobba 2 starring Sudeep grossed Rs 17 crore in the first four days of its release across Karnataka after its release last Friday. According to distributors, the collections of the film are unprecedented breaking all previous records for any Sudeep film. Jack Manju, one of the distributors of the film said the film released in 385 theatres all over Karnataka and the collections for the movie was the highest in multiplexes.

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HORROR FILM ‘ANVESHI’ SHOOT COMPLETE
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annada horror film Anveshi has completed its shoot and is all set to release in September. The film is directed by Vemagal Jagannath Rao and it stars Tilak, Raghu Bhat, Avinash, Ramya Barna, Disha Poovaiah and Vikram Suri among others. Director Vemagal Jagannath Rao told reporters that Anveshi will be a new kind of horror film. He said the hero who is a reporter wants to write a piece on sixth sense and so he visits a doctor who takes the hero to a patient. The patient starts behaving funnily and strangely on seeing the hero and thus begins the story, the director said.

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NAAGARAHAAVU’ AUDIO RELEASED IN GOVT HOSPITAL
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he audio CD of the film Naagarahaavu was released at a government hospital as announced earlier by the team on Sunday afternoon. The film is produced by Sajid Qureshi and directed by Kodi Ramakrishna. Director Kodi Ramakrishna said Indians waste a lot of food and money and that could be used to help the poor. He said Simha Hasta programme has given the team happiness and the producers need to be commended for their act.

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BATHAAS’  LAUNCHED
‘Bathaas’, a love story produced by Ramanna and directed by Srinivas Thimmaiah mounted the sets on Sunday at the Kanteerava Studio. The film stars Arjun Dev and Disha Pandey. Director Srinivas Thimmaiah told journalists that Bathaas is a peppermint that is sweet to taste. He said the protagonist in the movie is one who sings before dead bodies who runs a team of singers. The director said the film has love, action and emotion. The film will be shot in Chikkamagaluru, Mysuru, Madikeri and Mangaluru.

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FILM  ‘SHADE’ TITLE LAUNCHED
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he title of the Kannada film ‘Shade’ was launched at a function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Mahesh based on a story written by him. Shade is a horror film based on a real life incident. The film stars Karthik, Preethi and Bhavyashri. The film is produced by Madhu who had earlier made ‘Gandaka’. Karthik, who is playing the lead said the film is based on a real life incident

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CHANDRASHEKAR BACK AS DIRECTOR WITH ‘KEMPAMMANA COURT CASE
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ctor-director Edakallu Guddadamele Chandrashekar who is also known as Cudavalli Chandrashekar is back as a director after more than 10 years of making his debut in Poorvapara with Kempammana Court Case. Chandrashekar told journalists that the film deals with farmers’ issues, drug abuse and harassment of women. He said the film has been shot in Bengaluru and Ramanagara. Shivarajkumar has lent his voice for the movie which is used as a voiceover.

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SHORT FILM ‘NEVER END’ SCREENED
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n 18-minute short film ‘Never End’ was screened in Bengaluru for journalists. The film is directed by Naveen who made another short film ‘Independent’ earlier and is produced by Dheeraj. The short film Never End stars Pran and Radhika Chetan of Rangitaranga fame. Director Naveen said the film revolves around a murder and the struggle to decode the act.

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LAKSHMANA 50
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annada film Lakshmana celebrated 50 days of its successful run at the box-office in grand style at a function. H R Ranganath, senior journalist and chief of Public TV and Ravi Hegde, another senior journalist and chief of Udayavani attended the event without sharing the dais. Rebel Star Ambarish was also present as one of the guests. Politician H M Revanna who has produced the film to make way for his son Anoop’s debut in Lakshmana said he wanted his son to become an engineer but Anoop wanted to be an actor. He said Anoop expressed his desire to join the movies to his mother and so he encouraged Anoop to get trained before making a bow. 

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ZOOM 50
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annada film Zoom celebrated 50 days of successful run at the box-office. The film which stars Ganesh and Radhika Pandit in lead roles had an event at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall where mementoes were given away to cast and crew of the film. Lovely Star Prem who was the chief guest of the function said Ganesh’s films could be watched with family in theatres

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AKIRA 100, NEW FILM ANNOUNCEMENT FROM TEAM SOON
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he team of Kannada film Akira celebrated 100 days of its run. The film is produced by Chetan and directed by Naveen Reddy. The film stars Anish, Krishi and Aditi Rao in lead roles. Producer Chetan told journalists that thanks to audiences response and media support the film completed 100 days of run. He said it was the director’s first film and so the team has been happy with the success of the film.

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B C PATIL BACK AS PRODUCER WITH ‘HAPPY NEW YEAR
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olice officer turned actor-politician B C Patil is staging a comeback into production with his new venture Happy New Year that is expected to mount the sets in September. B C Patil who was last seen in the film Salute is producing the movie under his home banner Sowmya Films with his wife Vanaja Patil handling the reins of production.

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RAGADAITHI’ SONG FROM 'ASTITVA’ GOES VIRAL ON NET
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he song Ragadaithi Ragadaithi from the film Astitva has gone viral on the net. The team now intends to let the song go viral on whatsapp as well ahead of the film’s release on August 19. The team will send the song Ragadaithi to one lakh whatsapp users daily as part of the film’s promotion drive. The team of Astitva has also tied up with Kotigobba 2 to exhibit the film Astitva trailer as Kotigobba 2 is releasing on August 12. At least 200 theatres will exhibit Astitva film trailer all over Karnataka.

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KAREYOLE’ LAUNCHED
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areyole, a love story mounted the sets at a temple in Bengaluru. The title which means invitation is produced by Arun Kumar and is directed by debutant Prasanna Kumar. The film has a team of newcomers who have come together with the support of a new producer. Director Prasanna Kumar told journalists that the girl invites the guy to love her which is different from the usual love stories. He said a new team has been formed after facing opposition to the title from certain quarters. The shoot will begin from August 28 and a schedule for 45 days has been drawn.

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MADAMAKKI RELEASING ON AUG 19
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adamakki, a suspense thriller and a family entertainer will release on August 19 all over Karnataka. The film is directed by Vinay Preetham and produced by Shivanna Dasanapura whose son Tanush is acting in the lead role. The film also stars Tara, Saikumar, Kari Subbu, Nikita Narayan, Rajendra Karanth and Muniraj among others. Kiran Hampapura is the cameraman. Director Vinay Preetham told reporters on Tuesday that Madamakki is the result of two years of hard work. He said the film has freshness, appeal and is a new effort. He said the film’s trailer has generated four lakh views on the Net.

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BILL GATES’ ALL SET TO ROLL
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annada film ‘Bill Gates’, a comedy and a family entertainer will begin shoot under the direction of newbie C Srinivasa. The film is produced by a group of eight people under the banner Sree Paanchajannya Cine Creations. The film stars Chikkanna, television actor Shishir, Meghana Appaiah, Roja, Kuri Pratap and Girish among others.

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KOTIGOBBA 2 READY TO HIT THEATRES ON AUG 12
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ichcha Sudeep’s much-awaited bilingual film Kotigobba 2 (in Kannada) and Mudinja Ivana Pudi (in Tamil) will release on the festival day of Varamahalakshmi Vrata on August 12 in a record number of more than 1000 theatres. The film held its maiden press conference ahead of its release. The film is directed by K S Ravikumar and produced by M B Babu (Soorappa Babu). Director K S Ravikumar told reporters that the film is not a remake but a straight subject. He said the title is catchy in Kannada and Tamil.

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STYLE RAJA’ SHOOT COMPLETE
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hree friends have come together to make the movie 'Style Raja'.While one of them is hero Girish, the other one is director Harish and the third one is producer Ramesh. The film also stars Chikkanna,Girija Lokesh and Ranusha in the female lead. Director Harish told reporters that the shoot for the film is complete and the movie has a song that has been picturised in an island in Bengaluru.

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NAAGARAHAAVU TEAM DISBURSES CHEQUES TO 10 BENEFICIARIES
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he team of Naagarahaavu disbursed cheques for Rs 1 lakh each to 10 poor patients who are undergoing treatment in various government hospitals all over the state and are unable to bear the treatment costs. Producer Sajid Qureshi said only 10 beneficiaries had been identified so far out of 25 patients that was originally planned for receiving financial aid. He said the remaining 15 beneficiaries will be identified within the next few days. The film’s audio will be released on August 14 in a government hospital the details of which are still being worked out

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ಹಳ್ಳಿ ಸೊಗಡಿನ ಹಾಡುಗಳಿಗೆ ಶಾಸಕರಿಂದ ಚಾಲನೆ
ಕಳೆದ 2 ದಶಕಗಳಿಂದ ನೃತ್ಯನಿರ್ದೇಶಕನಾಗಿ ಸೇವೆಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ ಎಂ.ಆರ್. ಕಪಿಲ್ ಅವರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಹೊಸ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಹಳ್ಳಿಯ ಸೊಗಡು ಚಿತ್ರದ ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಧ್ವನಿಮುದ್ರಣ ಸಮಾರಂಭ ಕಳೆದ ಭಾನುವಾರದಂದು ನೆರವೇರಿತು. ಕಂಠೀರವ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋ ಆವರಣದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಪ್ರಸಾದ್ ರೆಕಾರ್ಡಿಂಗ್ ಥಿಯೇಟರ್‍ನಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆದ ಈ ಸಮಾರಂಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಲೇಔಟ್ ಶಾಸಕ ಕೆ.ಗೋಪಾಲಯ್ಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಬಿಬಿಎಂಪಿ ಸದಸ್ಯೆ ಹೇಮಲತಾ ಗೋಪಾಲಯ್ಯ ಅವರು ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅತಿಥಿಗಳಾಗಿ ಆಗಮಿಸಿ ಹಾಡುಗಳಿಗೆ ಚಾಲನೆ ನೀಡಿ, ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭಕೋರಿದರು. ಶಾಸಕ ಗೋಪಾಲಯ್ಯ ಮಾತನಾಡಿ ಹಿರಿಯರಾದ ದೊಡ್ಡರಂಗೇಗೌಡ ಅವರ ವಿಷಯ ಇಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡು ಚಿತ್ರ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ, ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡಕ್ಕೆ ಶುಭವಾಗಲಿ ಎಂದು ನುಡಿದರು.

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FILM ON INDIAN TRICOLOUR - ‘JULY 22, 1947’ -  READY FOR RELEASE
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uly 22, 1947 is the name of the new Kannada film that has completed its shoot and is ready for a release. The film is based on a story written by Saroja Katkar and is directed by Vishal Raj. The movie is produced by K M Nanje Gowda. The film stars Suchendra Prasad, Achyuth, Shobhraj and Sudha Rani among others. Saroja Katkar told reporters that she had written the story three years ago and has a number of firsts to its credit. She said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested that the movie be dubbed into all the languages in the country.

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ಎಲ್ಲ ಮಾಧ್ಯಮ ಮಿತ್ರರಿಗೆ ನಟ ಗಣೇಶ್ ಹಾಗೂ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಯೋಗರಾಜ್ ಭಟ್ ಮಾಡುವ ನಮಸ್ಕಾರಗಳು...
ಮುಂಗಾರುಮಳೆ, ಗಾಳಿಪಟ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳ ನಂತರ ನಾವಿಬ್ಬರು ಮತ್ತೆ ಸಿನೆಮಾ ಮಾಡಲು ಎಷ್ಟೇ ಉತ್ಸುಕರಾಗಿದ್ದರೂ ಪ್ರತಿವರ್ಷ ಏನೋ ಒಂದು ಕಾರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಅದು ಸಾಧ್ಯವಾಗುತ್ತಿರಲಿಲ್ಲ. ಈಗ ಅವಕಾಶ ಹಾಗೂ ಸಮಯ ಎರಡೂ ನಮ್ಮಿಬ್ಬರಿಗೆ ಒದಗಿಬಂದಿದೆ. ಈ ಕಾರಣಕ್ಕೆ ನಾವಿಬ್ಬರೂ ಸಂತಸದಿಂದ ತಮ್ಮೆಲ್ಲರ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಈ ಸುದ್ದಿ ಹಂಚಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿದ್ದೇವೆ.

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ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಸಾಗಿಬಂದ ಹಾದಿ
ಇದು ಕಥೆಯಲ್ಲ ಜೀವನ! ಖ್ಯಾತ ನಟಿ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ನಡೆಸಿಕೊಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದ ಶೀರ್ಷಿಕೆಯಿದು. ಕನ್ನಡದ ಖಾಸಗಿ ವಾಹಿನಿಯೊಂದರಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಸಾರವಾಗುತ್ತಿದ್ದ ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ಮಹಿಳಾ ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕರನ್ನು ಅದರಲ್ಲೂ, ಮಧ್ಯಮ ವರ್ಗದವರನ್ನು ಅಪಾರವಾಗಿ ಸೆಳೆತ್ತು. ದೊಡ್ಡ ಸೋಫಾದ ಮೇಲೆ ಕುಳಿತು ನ್ಯಾಯವಾದಿಯಂತೆ ವಾದ ಮಂಡಿಸಿ, ನೊಂದು ಬಂದವರ ಗೋಳನ್ನು ಆಲಿಸುತ್ತಾ, ಕಡೆಗೆ ನ್ಯಾಯಾಧೀಶೆಯಂತೆ ತೀರ್ಪು ನೀಡಿ, ಮೋಸ ಹೋದವರಿಗೆ ನ್ಯಾಯ ಒದಗಿಸಿಕೊಡುವ, ವಂಚಕರಿಗೆ ಮಂಗಳಾರತಿ ಎತ್ತುವ ಮತ್ತು ನೊಂದ ಹೆಣ್ಣುಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಸಾಂತ್ವನ ನೀಡುವ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಅವರ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಖ್ಯಾತಿಯನ್ನೂ ಗಳಿಸಿತ್ತು.

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SA’ AUDIO RELEASED, FILM READY FOR RELEASE
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ower Star Puneeth Rajkumar released the audio of Kannada suspense thriller ‘SA’ at a function in Town Hall on Saturday evening. The film is directed by Hemanth Hegde and produced by Uday Shetty. The film stars Vijay Surya, JK and Samyukta Hornad. Director Hegde told reporters before the audio release that Sa is a different kind of suspense thriller with a different twist given to the story. The film has been shot in virgin locales and he said for the first time a Portuguese singer has sung a Kannada song for his movie. He said the film will release in August end or September first week.

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'VAISHNAVI' AUDIO CD, TRAILER RELEASED
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ebel Star released the music CD of Kannada film ‘Vaishnavi’ at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday. He was accompanied by lyricist-music composer Hamsalekha who also did the honours. The film Vaishnavi, which is directed by G Murthy had its trailer and promo launch as well.

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ಎಲ್ಲೆಲ್ಲೂ ಮಳೆಯ ಸಿಂಚನ.......
ಇ.ಕೆ. ಪಿಕ್ಚರ್ ಅಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಜಿ. ಗಂಗಾಧರ್ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿ, ಶಶಾಂಕ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿರುವ  ಮುಂಗಾರು ಮಳೆ -2 ಚಿತ್ರದ ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಿದ್ದು ಎಲ್ಲೆಲ್ಲೂ ಸದ್ದು ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿವೆ. ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಆದ ಒಂದೇ ದಿನದಲ್ಲಿ 1 ಲಕ್ಷಕ್ಕೂ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ವೀಕ್ಷಣೆ ಆಗಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಟ್ಟು 6 ಹಾಡುಗಳಿದ್ದು ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಹಾಡುಗಳು ಕೇಳಲು ಹಿಂಪಾಗಿವೆ. ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯ ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ  ಹಾಡುಗಳಿಗೆ ಜಯಂತ್ ಕಾಯ್ಕಿಣಿ, ಕವಿರಾಜ್, ಶಶಾಂಕ್, ಗೋಪಿ ಐಯರ್, ಚಂದನ್ ಶಟ್ಟಿ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಒದಗಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಸೋನು ನಿಗಮ್, ಅರ್ಮಾನ್ ಮಾಲ್ಲಿಕ್, ಶ್ರೇಯ ಘೋಷಾಲ್, ಅನುರಾಧ ಭಟ್, ಬಿನ್ನಿ ದಯಾಳ್, ಸ್ವರೂಪ್ ಖಾನ್ ಹಾಡುಗಳಿಗೆ ದ್ವನಿ ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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KOTIGOBBA 2  RELEASING ON AUG 12
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ichcha Sudeep’s much-awaited bilingual film Kotigobba 2 (in Kannada) and Mudinja Ivana Pudi (in Tamil) will release on the festival day of Varamahalakshmi Vrata on August 12 in a record number of 1000 theatres. Kotigobba has got a U certificate from the censors without any cuts and the Tamil version has also been certified a U. The film is being distributed by Jack Manju in Kannada who plans to release the Kannada version in more than 300 theatres across Karnataka. The Tamil version is being distributed by Ashok Samraj who is planning to release the movie in more than 400 theatres. The Tamil version will release in Kerala and the number of theatres in the state is likely to touch 100. 

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JAGGU DADA CELEBRATES 50 DAYS
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aggu Dada celebrated the completion of 50 days at a function in Lakshmi theatre in Mysuru. Technicians and crew members were given away shields by the team. Except for Darshan’s presence none of the artistes could make it to the event. Sandesh, son of Sandesh Nagaraj was also present. A huge crowd was gathered at the theatre to catch a glimpse of the actor. All that Darshan had to say to his fans was a big thank you for making Jaggu Dada a success.
SHUBRA COMPLETE, EYES OCT RELEASESHUBRA
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hubra, an offbeat Kannada film has completed its shoot and is eyeing a release during October. The film is produced by S S Patil, V N Murthy, late Balaram, Anant Gowda and Muralidhar besides B Ramamurthy who is the film’s director. The film stars Tanmay Kashyap, Suchitra, Mahipal Reddy (former Kannada Sahitya Parishat president of Gulbarga) Srinath Vasishta, Arun (grand nephew of actress Lakshmi) among others. For director B Ramamurthy who is in his 26th year as a film-maker, Shubra is his 60th film.

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`1944’ ಚಿತ್ರ ಈ ವಾರ ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ
ಜೈಭಾರತಾಂಭ ಮೂವೀ ಮೇಕರ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಪರಮೇಶ್ ಕೆ.ಆರ್.ಪೇಟೆ ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿರುವ, `1944’ ಚಿತ್ರ ಈ ವಾರ ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ಎನ್.ಎಸ್.ರಾವ್ ಅವರ ರೊಟ್ಟಿಋಣ ಕಾದಂಬರಿಯನ್ನು ಆಧರಿಸಿದೆ. ಬದ್ರಿನಾಥ್ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣದೊಂದಿಗೆ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನವನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ರಾಜೇಶ್‍ರಾಮನಾಥ್ ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ, ವಿಜಯ್ ಎಂ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಸಂಕಲನ, ಸುರೇಶ್ ನೃತ್ಯ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಹಾಗೂ ಡಿ¥sóÀರೆಂಟ್ ಡ್ಯಾನಿ ಸಾಹಸ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನವಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಬಳಗದಲ್ಲಿ ನವೀನ್‍ಕೃಷ್ಣ,

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ASTITVA RELEASING ON AUG 19
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stitva will release in about 100 theatres all over Karnataka on August 19. The film will release in Anupama, Bengaluru. The film is being distributed by Jack Manju. The film is produced by Vishwa Cariappa and directed by Nutan Umesh. The film stars debutant hero Yuvaraj, Madhusoodhan, Prajwal Povaiah and Duniya Rashmi in key roles. Vijay Anthony has scored the music.Astitva is said to be a remake of Tamil film Naan.

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`ನಾಗರಕಟ್ಟೆ’ ಹಾಡೊಂದು ಬಾಕಿ
ಶ್ರೀ ಸಾಯಿ ವೆಂಕ್ಚರ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ‘ನಾಗರಕಟ್ಟೆ’ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಬಹುಪಾಲು ಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದು ಒಂದು ಹಾಡು, ಒಂದು ಫೈಟು, ಬಾಕಿ ಇದೆ. ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಕಥೆ-ಚಿತ್ರಕತೆ-ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆ-ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ - ಶಂಕರ್, ಇವರು ಈ ಹಿಂದೆ ‘18ನೇ ಕ್ರಾಸ್’ ಚಿತ್ರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿದ್ದರು, ಚಿತ್ರದ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ-ಸುರೇಶ್ ಬಾಬು, ಸಂಗೀತ- ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯ, ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ- ಯೋಗರಾಜಭಟ್, ಕೆ. ಕಲ್ಯಾಣ್, ಸಂಕಲನ- ವಿನಯ್ ಎಂ ಕುಮಾರ್, ನೃತ್ಯ – ಮದನ್ ಹರಿಣ , ಕಲೆ-ಮುರಳಿ, ಸಾಹಸ –ವಿಕ್ರಮ್, ಸಹನಿರ್ದೇಶನ – ಉಮೇಶ್. ಎಸ್.ಎಸ್,

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KABIRA’ TEAM HAPPY WITH ‘INITIAL’ RESPONSE TO MOVIE
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he team of Shivarajkumar starrer Santheyalli Nintha Kabeera is happy with the initial response from the audiences and the media. The film is produced by P Kumaraswamy and directed by Indra Babu. The film stars Sanusha, Vaishali Deepak, Sanjjanaa and Sarath Kumar among others. Producer Kumaraswamy told reporters on Wednesday night that the movie had shaped up well but was delayed further by strikes

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`ಶುಭ್ರ’ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೊದಲ ಪ್ರತಿ ಸಿದ್ಧ
ಶ್ರೀ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮೀಶ್ವರಿ ಫಿಲಂಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿ.ಎನ್.ಮೂರ್ತಿ, ಎಸ್.ಎಸ್. ಪಾಟೀಲ್, ಪ್ರಭು, ಜಯಶ್ರೀ, ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ್ ಕಾಸೋಜಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದ ‘ಶುಭ್ರ’ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಮೊದಲ ಪ್ರತಿ ಸಿದ್ಧವಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಕಥೆ-ಚಿತ್ರಕಥೆ-ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ - ಬಿ.ರಾಮಮೂರ್ತಿ, ಇದು ಇವರ 60ನೇ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಚಿತ್ರ.  ಸಂಭಾಷಣ್ – ಜೆ.ಎಂ.ಪ್ರಹ್ಲಾದ್, ಅಕ್ಷಯ್ ಕಾರ್ತಿಕ್, ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ – ಮುರಳೀಧರ್, ಸಂಕಲನ-ರಘುನಾಥ್, ಸಂಗೀತ – ರಾಜೇಶ್ ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಿ ತಾರಾಗಣದಲ್ಲಿ – ತನ್ಮಯಿ ಕಶ್ಯಪ್, ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ್ ವಸಿಷ್ಠ, ಸುಚಿತ್ರ, ಮಹಿಪಾಲ್ ರೆಡ್ಡಿ, ನಾಗರಾಜ್, ಮಂಜು, ಅರ್ಜುನ್, ಮೋಹನ್ ಜುನೇಜ, ಮುಂತಾದವರಿದ್ದಾರೆ. 

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`ರಾಜ್ ವಿಷ್ಣು’ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಮುಕ್ತಾಯ
ರಾಮು ಫಿûಲಂಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಮು ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ `ರಾಜ್ ವಿಷ್ಣು` ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಹುತೇಕ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಮುಕ್ತಾಯವಾಗಿದೆ. ಮೂರು ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಮಾತ್ರ ಬಾಕಿಯಿದೆ. ಸದ್ಯ ರೇಣುಕಾಂಬ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾತಿನ ಜೋಡಣೆ ನಡೆಯುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಕೆ.ಮಾದೇಶ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯ ಸಂಗೀತ ನೀಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ರಾಜೇಶ್ ಕಾಟ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ,

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PUNEETH USES GODREJ BRAND FOR HIS NEW PRIVATE HOME
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ower Star Puneeth Rajkumar's house has been transformed by Godrej Interio, a furniture and interior solutions brand, as part of the company’s consumer campaign 'Upload and Transform'. The actor’s second home is a dream abode as the campaign is aimed at transforming consumer lives and living spaces while understanding their needs using Godrej Interio products.

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HUT TO CUT: AN EDITOR'S JOURNEY
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hen I was about 8 years of age, my father was employed at a theatre, in our small village. My love for the film industry started at that tender age. Initially, it started as a passion for acting. For, that is the face and I got to see only that. Through the years, although my dad changed his profession and got into business, my interest remained undeterred (focused).Despite advice from elders, to focus on studies, my interest towards acting did not fade. On their insistence, I somehow, completed my MBA.

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ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ ನಂ1  ಸತತ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ
ಜೆ.ಜೆ. ಎಂಟರ್‍ಪ್ರೈಸಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಜಗದೀಶ್ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣದ ತಾತ್ಕಾಲಿಕವಾಗಿ ‘ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ ನಂ.1 (5ಉ)’ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಕಳೆದ 10 ದಿನಗಳಿಂದ ನಗರದ ವಿವಿದೆಡೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಖಾಸಗಿ ಚಾನಲ್ ಒಂದರಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಸಾಗಿದೆ.  ಗುರುವೇಂದ್ರ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಗುರುಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ ರೈ-ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ, ಶ್ರೀಧರ್ ವಿ ಸಂಭ್ರಮ್ - ಸಂಗೀತ, ವಂಕಿ-ಸಂಕಲನ, ಸುಧಾಕರ್ ರೆಡ್ಡಿ – ಕೋ ಡೈರೆಕ್ಟರ್, ಮೂರ್ತಿ ದುರ್ಗ - ಸಹ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ,  ವಿವೇಕ್-ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ ಡಿಸೈನರ್, ಈಶ್ವರ್ ರಾವ್ ಪವಾರ್- ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ ನಿರ್ವಹಣೆ ಇರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಸಹ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರು - ದೀಪು ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ, ತಾರಾಗಣದಲ್ಲಿ - ಪ್ರವೀಣ್, ನಿಧಿ ಸುಬ್ಬಯ್ಯ, ಅನಿವಾಶ್, ಸಾಧುಕೋಕಿಲ, ಎಡಕಲ್ಲು ಗುಡ್ಡ ಚಂದ್ರಶೇಖರ್, ಕೀರ್ತಿಶ್ರೀ, ಎಸ್.ವಿ.ರಾವ್, ಸ್ವಪ್ನ ರಾಜ್, ಕೃಷ್ಣಮೂರ್ತಿ, ರೂಪೇಶ್, ನಿತಿನ್, ಪ್ರೇಮ್ ರಾಜ್, ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ ಕೋಡಿ, ಕುಮಾರ್, ದಿನೇಶ್ ಬಾಬು ಮುಂತಾದವರಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
1944’ AUDIO RELEASED, FILM RELEASING ON AUG 5
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he audio of the film ‘1944’ was released in Bengaluru on Monday morning. Also, the film is all set to release on August 5 all over Karnataka. The film is being distributed by Raju. The film is directed by debutant Badrinath who was once a cinema photographer. The film is produced by Paramesh K R Pete. The film stars Shruthi, Suchendra Prasad, Bhavya, Shivani and Naveen Krishna among others. Director Badrinath said the film 1944 is based on N S Rao’s play Rotti Kruna which is set in the pre-independence era. He said the film will showcase an incident that happened in 1944. The film has a patriotic flavour and fervor. 

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GOLI SODA AUDIO, TRAILER LAUNCHED
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ebel Star Ambarish released the audio CD of the Kannada film Goli Soda at a function in Bengaluru on Sunday night. Goli Soda is a remake of the Tamil film with the same name. The Kannada version is directed by Raghujaya and produced by Kolla Praveen. Goli Soda is co-produced by Rochan Gowda and R K Hemanth Kumar. The film’s trailer was also launched and song clippings were also shown on the occasion. Rajesh Ramanath has scored the music. Ambarish said newcomers had acted

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DUNIYA RASHMI RESCUES ASTITVA HERO YUVARAJ, REMOVES LENS FROM EYES
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uniya Rashmi has neither completed MBBS or got any honorary doctorate nor is she a qualified doctor. But, Rashmi put on the doctor’s coat and the stethoscope on the sets of Kannada film Astitva. Truly, she became a ophthalmologist for a moment.Actor Yuvaraj is playing a dual lead role in the movie was supposed to change his contact lenses to present himself different for these roles. At one point of time he found it difficult to remove the contact lens and so did his assistant on the sets. 

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ACTORS JOIN PROTEST RALLY AS KARNATAKA DOWNS SHUTTERS
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ctors Shivarajkumar, Yash, Ramesh Aravind, Ganesh and many others participated in the rally on Saturday in support of the Karnataka bundh called by various pro-Kannada organizations and to express their solidarity with the people of North Karnataka in connection with the Khalasa Bhanduri project. The bundh which was called against the recent judgment that turned down government of Karnataka’s request to release 7.5 tmc of water from the Mahadayi river to the people

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ONCE A WANNABE ACTOR RAKESH SIDDARAMAIAH IS NO MORE
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hief Minister Siddaramaiah’s son Rakesh, 37, died in Belgium on Saturday. He had been battling for his life for the last few days. His family was with him at the time of his death including the chief minister. He had starred in a film titled Nanage Neenu Neenage Naanu that was launched more than 12 years back. Rakesh Siddaramaiah had shown interest in becoming an actor but his debut did not hit the theatres at all.

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HARINI, NAGATHIHALLI & RAJAN BAG STATE HONOURS
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arini has won the prestigious Dr Rajkumar Award for the year 2015 from the government of Karnataka. Puttanna Kanagal Award has been conferred on director Nagathihalli Chandrashekar while Dr Vishnuvardhan Award has been bagged by music composer Rajan

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'VANDE MATARAM BAA RATHA’ CAMPAIGN FROM AUG 1
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aking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message that Independence Day celebrations should not be confined to just one day but it should be a 15-day celebration, Media N Media has embarked on a Vande Mataram ‘Baa Ratha’ campaign to instill patriotism among the people of Karnataka. L S N Swamy, director of the campaign told reporters that the campaign has been designed in association with Saral Jeevan infotainment television channel. A variety of programmes will be part of the 15-day campaign.

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NEER DOSE AUDIO, TRAILER RELEASED
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hivarajkumar and Neenasam Satish released the audio of the much delayed film Neer Dose at a multiplex on Thursday evening. The film was in the centre of controversy during its making involving a well-known actress who backed out of the project after participating in the shoot for a few days. Neer Dose is directed by Vijayaprasad and produced by S Prasanna and Shashikala Balaji while Narayan is its executive producer.

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ಆಗಸ್ಟ್‍ನಲ್ಲಿ `ಮುಂಗಾರು ಮಳೆ - 2’ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಆಡಿಯೋ ರಿಲೀಸ್
ಇ.ಕೆ ಪೆÇ್ರಡಕ್ಷನ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಜಿ.ಗಂಗಾಧರ್ ಅವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ `ಮುಂಗಾರು ಮಳೆ – 2’ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಮುಕ್ತಾಯವಾಗಿದೆ. ಯೂರೋಪ್, ರಾಜಸ್ಥಾನ ಹಾಗೂ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ರಮಣ ೀಯ ಸ್ಥಳಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ನಡೆದಿದೆ. ಸದ್ಯ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಡಿ ಐ ಅಳವಡಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಆಗಸ್ಟ್ 5ರಂದು ಚಿತ್ರದ ಆಡಿಯೋ ರಿಲೀಸ್ ಆಗಲಿದೆ. ಶಶಾಂಕ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯ ಸಂಗೀತ ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಶೇಖರ್ ಚಂದ್ರು ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ ಹಾಗೂ ಕೆ.ಎಂ.ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಸಂಕಲನವಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಬಳಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಗೋಲ್ಡನ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಗಣೇಶ್, ಕ್ರೇಜಿಸ್ಟಾರ್ ರವಿಚಂದ್ರನ್, ನೇಹಾ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ, ಐಂದ್ರಿತಾ ರೇ, ಶಿಲ್ಪ ಮಂಜುನಾಥ್, ರವಿಶಂಕರ್, ಸಾಧುಕೋಕಿಲ. ತಬಲನಾಣ ಮುಂತಾದವರಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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ಡಾ.ದೊಡ್ಡರಂಗೇಗೌಡರ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಯ ಚಿತ್ರ ‘ಹಳ್ಳಿ ಸೊಗಡು
ಸುಮಾರು 90ಕ್ಕೂ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ನೃತ್ಯನಿರ್ದೇಶಕನಾಗಿ ಕಾರ್ಯನಿರ್ವಹಿಸಿ ಹೆಸರು ಮಾಡಿರುವ ಎಂ.ಆರ್. ಕಪಿಲ್ ಅವರು ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗಷ್ಟೇ 4 ದಶಕಗಳ ಇತಿಹಾಸ ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಫಲಿತಾಶ ಎನ್ನುವ ಶೀರ್ಷಿಕೆಯನ್ನಿಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡು ಹೊಸ ಚಿತ್ರವೊಂದನ್ನು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿದ್ದರು. ಆ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಪೋಸ್ಟ್ ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ಸ್ ಕಾರ್ಯ ಅಂತಿಮ ಹಂತದಲ್ಲಿರುವಾಗಲೇ ಇದೀಗ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನಕ್ಕೆ ಅವರು ಕೈಹಾಕಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಹಿರಿಯ ಸಾಹಿತಿ ಡಾ.ದೊಡ್ಡರಂಗೇಗೌಡ ಅವರ ಅಪ್ಪಟ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಯೊಬ್ಬನ ಜೀವನದ ಕಥಾನಕವನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರವು ಮುಂದಿನ ತಿಂಗಳು ಸೆಟ್ಟೇರಲು ಸಿದ್ದವಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ‘ಹಳ್ಳಿ ಸೊಗಡು’ ಎಂಬ ಹೆಸರಿನ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಯುವನಟ ಆರವ್ ಸೂರ್ಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಕ್ಷರ ನಾಯಕ-ನಾಯಕಿಯರಾಗಿ ಕಾಣ ಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಮಧುಗಿರಿ ತಾ. ಕುರುಬರಹಳ್ಳಿ ಗ್ರಾಮದವರಾದ ಡಾ.ದೊಡ್ಡರಂಗೇಗೌಡ ಅವರು ತಮ್ಮ 70ನೇ ವರ್ಷದ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬವನ್ನು ಆಚರಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿರುವ ಈ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಕೊಡುಗೆಯಾಗಿ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಅರ್ಪಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದೇವೆ ಎಂದು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಕಪಿಲ್ ತಿಳಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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NAAGARAHAAVU TEAM REVEALS SAIKUMAR’S FIRST LOOK IN FILM
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he team of Naagarahaavu revealed the first look of Saikumar in the film as a birthday gift to the actor. Saikumar is playing a key role in the film and his presence in the movie was kept a secret for a long time. The team also wished Saikumar on his birthday on Wednesday and released a teaser marking his presence in the movie. Naagarahaavu is produced by Sajid Qureshi and directed by Kodi Ramakrishna. Saahasa Simha late Vishnuvardhan will come alive on the screen in the film in what is described the late actor’s 201st film. The film stars Ramya and Diganth in lead roles.

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KABEERA RELEASING THIS FRIDAY
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antheyalli Nintha Kabeera will release on July 29 all over Karnataka. The film is based on a Hindi play written by Bhishma Sahani. Dr Rajkumar had acted in Mahatma Kabira that released in 1962 the year Shivarajkumar was born and now 54 years later Shivarajkumar is acting in the title role of Kabeera. Santheyalli Nintha Kabeera is directed by Indra Babu (Narendra Babu) who has adapted the Hindi play to the Kannada screen with the help of Gopal Vajpayee who has written the dialogues and lyrics.

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DEAL RAJA RELEASING ON FRIDAY
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eal Raja starring Komal in the lead will release in more than 150 theatres all over Karnataka on Friday, July 29. The film is directed by Raj Gopi. The film is produced by Ravichandran Reddy, Krishnamurthy, Srikanth and Suresh. Abhimaan Roy has scored the music and Jai Anand is the cameraman. Going by the good response to the movie’s songs especially the Padmavathi song there seems to be some interest about the film’s story. RJ Rapid Rashmi has sung a song that has gained popularity as well.

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NAANI 25, TELUGU VERSION SHIVAGAMI RELEASING ON JULY 29
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aani has completed 25 days of successful run at the box-office and is all set to add a few more theatres in the coming days, according to its director Sumanth (Raghavendra) K Gollahalli. The film is produced by Ramesh Kumar Jain and it stars Jaijagadish, Suhasini, Baby Suhasini, Priyanka Rao and Manish among others. The director said the film has grossed Rs 3 crore at the box-office. He said the Telugu version of the movie Shivagami will release on July 29. The Tamil version will be ready soon and the Hindi dubbing rights had been sold. He said talks are on to dub the film in Malayalam as well. Director Gollahalli said the producer is safe financially and is in the profit. He expressed confidence that the Telugu and Tamil versions will be received well by the audiences. The dubbed version in Hindi will be telecast nationally on a television channel after a few months, he said.
LOOTI’ AUDIO RELEASED
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udio of the film Looti was released in Bengaluru on Monday night. The film’s trailer was also launched and a song was shown at the do. Looti which carries a caption ‘bad boys on duty’ stars Isha Koppikar and Shweta Pandit among others. Looti is produced by Niranjan, an event organizer and directed by Girish Kamplapur. MLA for Malavalli Narendra Swamy and Srinagara Kitty were among the chief guests for the audio release.

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DIRECTOR SAIPRAKASH’S 98TH UNTITLED FILM STARTS ROLLING
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irector Saiprakash’s 98th untitled film mounted the sets in Bengaluru on Monday. Former minister V Somanna sounded the clapboard as he did so for the director in Nagadevathe some years back. The film marks the return of Saikumar as a cop after the recent success of Rangitaranga. The film is produced by Sadiq and his friends.

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NAANU MATHU VARALAKSHMI’ AUDIO RELEASED
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illed as India’s first moto-cross racing movie, the audio of the film Naanu Mathu Varalakshmi was released at a colourful function in Bengaluru. The film, which is directed by Preetham Gubbi, has Prithvi, grandson of music director late G K Venkatesh, making his debut as an actor. K Manjunath, the hero’s father is the producer of the movie. Malavika Mohanan is playing his female counterpart.

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AWARDS FOR SHORT-FILMS, MUSIC ALBUMS IN MEMORY OF SHANKAR NAG
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group of techies who made Kannada film Kaurya under the Shankar Nag Team banner have now formed Shankar Nag Memorial Trust to give away awards in memory of the late actor. Anil Kumar, president of the Trust told journalists that the trust will give away awards for best short films

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY’ AUDIO RELEASED IN MANDYA
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he audio of the film ‘Happy Birthday’ was released in Mandya on Saturday night amidst a huge gathering in a public ground. Yash, Srinagara Kitty, Ambarish, Rockline Venkatesh, Doddanna and the film’s cast and crew were present to launch the film’s audio. The film is produced by Mahesh Sukhadhare and Cheluvaraya Swamy and is directed by Mahesh Sukhadhare.

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PM Narendra Modi launched '22 July 1947'
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his is the first movie to be launched by our Prime Minister. It is our proud that a Kannada Movie has been promoted by our PM. The story revolves around the importance of our NATIONAL FLAG today. 

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`ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವಿಸ್'ಗೆ ಪವರ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಹಾಡು
ಪವನ್ ಒಡೆಯರ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಬಹು ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಿತ ಚಿತ್ರ `ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವಿಸ್’ ಬಹುತೇಕ ತೆರೆ ಕಾಣಲು ಸಜ್ಜಾಗಿ ನಿಂತಿದೆ. ಆರಂಭದಿಂದಲೂ ಒಂದಲ್ಲಾ ಒಂದು ವಿಶೇಷತೆಗಳಿಂದ ಸುದ್ದಿ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಾ ಬಂದಿದ್ದ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೀಗ ಪವರ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಪುನೀತ್ ರಾಜ್‍ಕುಮಾರ್ ಟೈಟಲ್ ಸಾಂಗ್‍ವೊಂದಕ್ಕೆ ಧ್ವನಿ ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. `ಪೆಟ್ರೋಲ್ ಮುಗಿದರೆ ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವೀಸ್, ಪಂಕ್ಚರ್ ಆದ್ರೆ ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವಿಸ್, ಲವ್ ಕೈ ಕೊಟ್ಟು ಹೋದ್ರೆ ನಟರಾಜ ಸರ್ವಿಸ್’ ಎಂಬ ಹಾಡನ್ನು ಪುನೀತ್ ರಾಜ್‍ಕುಮಾರ್ ಹಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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SAJID QURESHI 42
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ajid Qureshi, producer of Naagarahaavu will turn 42 on Saturday but the film’s team rung in his birthday on Friday night at a plush restaurant in Bengaluru. A cake was cut on the occasion and dinner was served for the occasion. Sajid Qureshi has produced Bullet Rani and Chandrika both of which were bilinguals (in Kannada and Telugu). The post-production work of Naagarahaavu is under way and is expected to release for Vishnuvardhan’s birth anniversary on September 16. The film’s audio release will happen in a Government hospital on August 14.

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VAJRAMUNI’S GRAND NEPHEW ARASU IN HIS THIRD FILM
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annada cinema’s popular villain late Vajramuni did not want his three sons to enter cinema due to financial woes that the family faced after producing a film. But, that didn’t deter the popular villain’s grand nephew Arasu Vajramuni from trying his luck in cinema and in following his grand uncle’s footsteps. Arasu Vajramuni is acting as a villain in Onti which is his third film.

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NAAGARAHAAVU TEAM SPONSORS SPORTS MEET, NEW APP RELEASED
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he Naagarahaavu team led by its producer Sajid Qureshi inaugurated the two-day 9th Annual School Olympic Meet at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Friday. The film team is also sponsoring the annual event which is organized by Youngsters Sports Club. International athlete Ashwini Nachappa, former ACP Lokeshwar besides sportspersons Bindu Rani, Poonam Belliappa and Kabaddi player Ramesh participated in the inaugural function.

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ONTI’ LAUNCHED
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new Kannada film Onti mounted the sets at the Doddaganapathi Temple in Basavanagudi, Bengaluru under the banner Sairam Creations with Sri who directed Orata I Love You and Ee Sanje making his third film. The film stars Arya who is also the producer of the movie and Meghana Raj in lead roles. The film also stars Devaraj, Girija Lokesh, Sharath Lohitaswa, Karisubbu, Maja Talkies Pawan, Neenasam Aswath, Arasu Vajramuni and Sushmita among others.

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JOHN JOHNNY JANARDHAN  COMPLETES SHOOT
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ohn Johnny Janardhan, a Kannada multi-starrer film has completed its shoot in quick time since it started in May 2016. The film stars Krishna Ajai Rao, Loose Maada Yogi and Madarangi Krishna in lead roles. Malashri is making a special appearance in the movie and Kamna Ranawat is the heroine of the movie. The film is produced by Padmanabha, Girish and Shashi Kiran and directed by Guru Deshpande. Director Guru Deshpande told reporters that John Johnny Janardhan is a big film with senior artistes and that it was challenging to cast three heroes together.

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SHIVAMANI BACK AS AN ACTOR IN NEW FILM ON N KARNATAKA UNDERWORLD
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irector Shivamani is back in action as an actor with a new film titled Bhugata Putagalalli that is being directed by Ravi Srivatsa. The film revolves around the underworld of North Karnataka. According to Shivamani, the film is focused on family issues, court cases and political pressures that make it a different kind of potboiler content-wise. He said the film has done away with regular hero and heroine format. Shivamani is playing the role of Maheshappa Sahukara, the protagonist in the movie who belongs to one of the two gangs that is portrayed as positive.The shoot for the film has begun in North Karnataka.

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KABALI DA…. MAGIC AND MANIA GRIPS CINE-GOERS
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ajinikanth starrer Kabali which is releasing today, Friday (July 22, 2016) has created an unprecedented craze among the cine-goers. The Thalaivaa is all over the place be it in SIM card packs or the aircraft. The love for the superstar goes beyond just buying a ticket to see the movie first day first show. Kabali is being released in about 10,000 centres all over the world.

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AKSHATHE RELEASING ON JULY 22
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annada film Akshathe will release in about 80 theatres all over Karnataka on July 22. The film is produced by Venkatesh and Sanjeev Shetty and directed by Raju Devasandra. The film stars Karthik Shetty and Mythreyi Gowda in lead roles. Raj is playing a cop in the film. Ramesh Babu of Likith Films is distributing the film. The film is inspired by late IAS officer D K Ravi’s story although the director claims that the film’s story was written before the officer’s death. The director also says the officer’s death has nothing to do with the film.Karthik Shetty plays an honest IAS officer. Mythreyi Gowda plays the daughter of a big family and the film revolves around her marriage. V Manohar has scored the music. The film has Kuri Ranga, Michael Madhu and Raju Talikote in the cast.
'COTTONPET' STARTS ROLLING
'Cottonpet', a new Kannada film starring Duniya Vijay and Parul Yadav mounted the sets on Tuesday. The film is produced by Sudhindra and directed by Omprakash Rao. Director Omprakash Rao told reporters that the film is a love story and a comedy. The film is about how a Sethu girl in Tamil Nadu who falls in love with a pahalwan’s son in Cottonpet. Duniya Vijay and Parul Yadav have been paired after the success of Shivajinagara together. The director said 60 percent of the shoot will be held in Cottonpet

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KALPANA 2 TAKES GOOD INITIAL AT BOX-OFFICE
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annada film Kalpana 2 starring Upendra, Priya Mani and Avantika Shetty is doing brisk business at the box-office according to the film’s producers. Reports say the film has collected about Rs 5 crore so far and is expected to collect about Rs 10 crore during the first week. Producer Rajendra told reporters that he has made a film after 10 years and added that he had expected success when the film was started because they chose the right subject.

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ZOOM GROSSES RS 10 CR, INCHES CLOSE TO 25 DAYS
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annada film Zoom starring Ganesh and Radhika Pandit has grossed Rs 10 crore at the box-office and raked in a share of Rs 6.5 crore to the producer as the movie inches close to 25 days of successful run, according to the film’s producer. Director Prashant Raj told reporters that even though the film has a simple story and not an extraordinary one the film has suited Ganesh’s image and brought in the audiences to theatres. He said despite two or three films releasing every week, Zoom has managed to hold its own which has made the producers and the others in the team happy.

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ASTITVA HERO YUVARAJ GOT INSIGHTS FROM DIRECTOR, FILM GETS U/A
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uvaraj, who is playing the lead in Asthitva, who is basically a techie took guidance from the film’s director Nutan Umesh to step into the Kannada film. Yuvaraj acquired knowledge from the film’s crew members and on location of the film’s shoot. Yuvaraj says the inputs and the grooming that he got from the director made him literally cry at some point of time. Says he, “it was quite challenging to adapt to a completely new industry behind a techie. Nutan Umesh gave me valuable insights into details such as facing the camera, dialogue delivery and adjusting to different situations in a story. All these helped me give my best”. Meanwhile, the film Astitva has got a U/A certificate from the censors without any cuts.
DIRECTOR UMESH FINDS HIS MATCH, ‘IDENTITY’ IN WEDLOCK
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irector Nutan Umesh who debuted with the film Krishnan Marriage Story has found his match and his identity as he entered into wedlock with Deepa on Sunday in Chitradurga. Nutan Umesh has finished work on his second film Astitva (identity) and is awaiting its release. Umesh tied the nuptial knot with Deepa of Chitradurga on Sunday and the entire team of Astitva including the cast and crew was present to wish and bless the newly-weds. The reception was held prior to the wedding on Saturday evening. 

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY’ TRAILER LAUNCHED, AUDIO RELEASE ON JULY 23
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ebel Star Ambarish and now former minister Ambarish launched the trailer and first look of the upcoming film Happy Birthday at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday night. The film is directed by Mahesh Sukhadhare and is produced by Dhanalakshmi Cheluvarayaswamy and Bhagya Sukhadhare. Legislator Cheluvaraya Swamy’s son Sachin is debuting as a hero in the movie and Samskruthy Shenoy is the female lead in the movie.

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KABEERA RELEASING ON JULY 29
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antheyalli Ninta Kabeera, a Kannada film starring Shivarajkumar in the lead will release on July 29 all over Karnataka in about 100 theatres. The film is produced by P Kumaraswamy and Shashi. The movie is directed by Narendra Babu. Kabeera stars Sanusha, Sanjjanaa and Vaishali among others. Director Narendra Babu said he has realized his 12-year dream of making a film with Shivarajkumar. He said he was set to make Saranga with the actor but the project did not take off.

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SAIPRAKASH 63
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irector Saiprakash turned 63 on July 8 but celebrated his birthday on Saturday, July 16 in a unique way. Saiprakash had visited Sri Satya Sai Baba’s Samadhi in Puttaparthi on July 8 to seek the baba’s blessings. On Saturday, several people joined hands and took part in various health awareness camps. Around 550 people took part in the programmes. A voluntary blood donation camp was held and about 125 of them got their eyes tested. A dental awareness camp was also organized. People got themselves checked for BP, diabetes, ECG and echo tests.

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PARVATHAMMA RAJKUMAR GETS B SAROJA DEVI NATIONAL AWARD
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arvathamma Rajkumar was honoured with the Padmabhushan Dr B Saroja Devi National Award for 2016 at a simple function held in the award winner’s residence in Bengaluru on Saturday evening. The award was presented by Dr B Saroja Devi. The award consists of Rs 1 lakh and a memento. Speaking after receiving the award, Parvathamma Rajkumar said she has known Saroja Devi for more than four decades and is family to her. She said it is gratifying and heartening that an artiste like her is recognizing technicians and artistes while giving away awards in her name.

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NAAGARAHAAVU PLANS AUDIO RELEASE IN A NOVEL WAY
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he team of upcoming Kannada film Naagarahaavu that stars Vishnuvardhan, Ramya and Diganth has come up with a novel way to release the film’s audio. Sajid Qureshi, producer of the movie, told reporters on Thursday that instead of spending Rs 25 lakh on the audio release function the team intends to distribute Rs 1 lakh each to 25 poor and needy patients in government hospitals spread over the entire state of Karnataka. Every beneficiary will get a demand draft for Rs 1 lakh and an audio CD of the movie Naagarahaavu in a function to be held at one of the government hospitals on August 14 between 2 pm and 3 pm.

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PUTA TIRUGISI NODI RELEASING ON JULY 29
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uta Tirugisi Nodi, made by an independent film-maker Suneel Raghavendra that correlates the game of cricket to our daily lives, will release on July 29 in multiplexes all over Karnataka. The film is produced under the film Talents Day Films. The film was already an official entry to the Biffes 2016 where it won a special jury award. Puta Tirugisi Nodi has been selected for Indi Hype and HiFF festivals. Suneel Raghavendra who has written and directed the film told reporters that life is like a book. He said every page is a lesson as you turn every page to read.

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SUNNY LEONE, GURUKIRAN TO PERFORM LIVE IN BENGALURU ON JULY 24
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BG Integrated Events Pvt Ltd is organizing Urban Show, a dance, music and an entertainment nite on July 24 starting at 5 pm at the Manpho Convention Centre in Bengaluru near Manyata Tech Park in Hebbal. Sunny Leone will be performing live in the show and will be dancing to two numbers that includes a Kannada film song for which she had herself performed in the movie. Gurukiran and his team will also perform in the musical nite programme.

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BHUJANGA READY TO HIT THE SCREENS ON JULY 15
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rajwal Devaraj’s 25th film Bhujanga will hit the screens on July 15 all over Karnataka. The film is produced by Varuna Mahesh and directed by debutant Jeeva. Poornachandra Tejaswi has scored the music and Gundlupet Suresh is the cinematographer. B A Madhu has written the story and dialogues. The film also stars Jaijagadish, Bullet Prakash, Sadhu Kokila, Tabala Nani, Santosh and Padmavasanthi among others. Producer Varuna Mahesh told reporters that the film will see Prajwal sporting a new look in dhoti (panche) with a moustache and a fully-grown beard. 

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CHILDREN’S FILM ‘HAARO HAKKI’ RELEASING ON JULY 22
‘Haaro Hakki’, a children’s film focused on child psychology and based on real incidents will release all over Karnataka on July 22. The film is produced by D Shashi Kumar of Brain Centre in association with Blossoms School. The film is directed by Nagaraj Arehole and it stars Master Shruthidhara, Baby Shreya and Master Ranjith Krishna along with Prabhakar, Ganesh Rao, Ashok, Ramesh Babu, Rajdeep, Rekha Sagar, Shailaja Manjunath and Vishwaranga Shilpi among others. Madhura Nayara has scored the music which has just one song sung by Sathwi Jain and R P Reddy has worked as the cinematographer.Producer Shashi Kumar told journalists that the film is about a kid who gets into trouble in school

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ADBHUTHA AUDIO, TRAILER RELEASED
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orporator Mohan Kumar of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike released the audio of Kannada horror film Adbhutha at a function in Bengaluru. The film’s trailer was also launched on the occasion. Adbhutha is written and directed by Anbu Urs and produced by Channaveere Gowda and his wife Girija Gowda.

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DEEPA GOWDA BIDS ADIEU TO FILMS FOR NOW
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eepa Gowda, the tall and beautiful actress has called it quits as an actress with the release of Adbhutha. Deepa is engaged to Arun and will get married on October 3 in Hassan, he told reporters on the sidelines of the audio launch of Adbhutha. Her twin sister Rani who had acted in Parole and a few other films is already leading a happy married life. Deepa Gowda said she has decided to say good bye to films at least for now as she is happy with the job that is currently handling in a corporate house. She said ‘Selfie’ is another film that is pending release.

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RANGITARANGA TEAM LAUNCHES ‘RAJARATHA
‘Rajaratha’ is the name of a new Kannada film that was launched by the Rangitaranga team on Sunday evening at a temple in Bengaluru. The film is being directed by Anup Bhandari. The film is produced by Vishu and Ajay Reddy under the aegis of their banner Jolly Hits Pvt Ltd, an overseas distributor of Kannada films. The director’s brother Nirup Bhandari will play the romantic lead in Rajaratha and Avantika Shetty will play his female counterpart in the movie.For the first time an overseas distributor of Kannada films has forayed into film production.

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HERO ALMOST HITS VILLAIN WITH A REAL BEER BOTTLE IN ‘ASTITVA’ SHOOT
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n effective film story influences our real lives if we relate to them deeply by comparing it with ourselves. Here is an incident in a movie that creates breathtaking moment to the viewers. This movie still says it all. In this still from the film ‘Asthitva’, actor Yuvaraj is seen with a beer bottle fighting with a villain. Do you think that bear bottle is a fake one? Of course, it should have been. But in reality, it was not! Since, the hero is new to the Kannada film industry he wasn’t able to differentiate between a real and a fake one. Even the helper or the set boy from the art department of the film who provided him the bottle was a newcomer.

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MOTION POSTER, FIRST LOOK OF ‘CHAUKA’ RELEASED
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he motion poster and first look of Chauka, a Kannada film produced by Dwarakish B S and his son Yogish Dwarakish was released at a function in Bengaluru on Thursday. The film stars Vijay Raghavendra, Prem, Prajwal Devaraj and Diganth in lead roles. The film marks the debut of late actor Sudhir’s son Tarun Kishore Sudhir as a director. Prem said Chauka is a film that is entertaining with a message. He said the film will connect well with the audiences. Diganth who is nursing an eye injury said it is an honour to be part of Dwarakish Chitra’s 50th film. Vijay Raghavendra said he plays Surya Shetty, a rich guy from Mangaluru and the story happens in 2000.

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SITHARA’ READY FOR RELEASE
‘Sithara’, a family-oriented village story, written and directed by A R Masthan and produced by C H Nagamalleshwari and Dr Vijay is ready for release. The film stars Dilip Raj, Harish Raj, Neethu and Neha Patil in key roles. Director Masthan told reporters that he wanted to release the movie through a distributor. He said distributor Jack Manju has assured him of support in releasing the movie. Masthan said the film might release by the end of July or August. He said the film is a family story that is set against a rural milieu.

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BAGPIPER SODA PARTNERS WITH DWARAKISH CHITRA
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agpiper Soda, a flagship brand of United Spirits has partnered with Dwarakish Chitra’s for the production house 50th film Chauka marking the entry of the brand into the Kannada cinema market. Debashish Shyam, senior vice-president – marketing of United Spirits told reporters that the film’s script was in sync with the company’s brand image. He said the company didn’t want to become a marketing partner but instead use its assets to help the people reach the people.

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TECHIE YUVARAJ TRANSFORMS INTO A COMMONER IN ASTITVA
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uvaraj, a techie with General Motors is the hero of the upcoming Kannada film Astitva. He has transformed himself into a commoner to live his role in the movie. Yuvaraj underwent a makeover of a different kind to get under the skin of his character in the film Astitva which is ready for release. Yuvaraj brought value to his role by donning the role of a commoner in the film.It was at the behest of the film’s director Nutan Umesh that Yuvaraj transformed himself completely to bring value to his character in the film in a natural way.

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ಲೀಡರ್ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀನಗರ ಕಿಟ್ಟಿ ಪುತ್ರಿ ಪರಿಣ ತ ಅಭಿನಯ
ಸೆಂಚುರಿ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಶಿವರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ನಾಯಕರಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ `ಲೀಡರ್' ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟ ಶ್ರೀನಗರ ಕಿಟ್ಟಿ ಮತ್ತು ಭಾವನಾ ಬೆಳೆಗೆರೆ ದಂಪತಿಯ ಪುತ್ರಿ ಪರಿಣ ತ ಅಭಿನಯಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಶಿವರಾಜಕುಮಾರ್ ಮಗಳ ಪಾತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಪರಿಣ ತ ಕಾಣ ಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. `ರೋಸ್' ಚಿತ್ರ ಖ್ಯಾತಿಯ ಸಹನಾ ಮೂರ್ತಿ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ `ಲೀಡರ್' ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಶಿವರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅವರ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಪ್ರಣ ೀತ ನಾಯಕಿಯಾಗಿ ಅಭಿನಯಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ವಿಜಯ ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ, ಗುರು ಜಗ್ಗೇಶ್ ಮುಂತಾದವರು ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಬಳಗದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಆಗಸ್ಟ್‍ನಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಆರಂಭವಾಗಲಿದೆ. ಹಾರ್ದಿಕ್ ತರುಣ್ ಕಂಬೈನ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ತರುಣ್ ಶಿವಪ್ಪ ಮತ್ತು ಹಾರ್ದಿಕ್ ಗೌಡ ಸೇರಿ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ವೀರಸಮರ್ಥ್ ಸಂಗೀತ, ಗುರುಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ ರೈ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ, ಕೆ.ಎಂ.ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಸಂಕಲನವಿದೆ.
ZOOM TEAM SAYS FILM GROSSES RS 5.28 CRORE IN FIRST 3 DAYS
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annada film Zoom has grossed Rs 5.28 crore in the first three days after its release last weekend, according to the team. The film that stars Golden Star Ganesh and Radhika Pandit in lead roles was released in 200 theatres all over Karnataka including 40 theatres in Bengaluru. Zoom is directed by Prashant Raj. Director Prashant Raj told reporters that a film starring Ganesh carries with it some expectations which has been met as the actor has been portrayed exclusively in the movie.

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RAVICHANDRAN SAD MEDIA DIDN’T RECOGNISE EFFORT IN ‘APOORVA
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Ravichandran expressed his disappointment over the manner in his latest release Apoorva was panned by reviewers. Speaking to a few journalists on the sidelines of Dancing Star 3 meet, he regretted that journalists did not see it as a movie but they wanted to see Ravichandran the star in it. He said it is sad that the media did not recognize the effort that went into the making of the film.

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NAANI RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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annada horror film Naani is running successfully at the box-office ever since its release last weekend. Producer Ramesh Kumar Jain expressed the confidence that the film will complete 50 days buoyed by the increasing number of women and families flocking the theatres to watch the movie. Producer Jain said the Telugu version of the film Shivagami will be released on July 8 after it is censored in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

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JAGRUTHI’ READY FOR RELEASE
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agruthi, a Kannada film that is meant to create awareness about the people’s electoral rights to fight corrupt is ready for release. The film is produced and directed by Ananthrayappa, a lawyer by profession and has invested Rs.1.25 crore on the project. His friends have also assisted him. Ananthrayappa told reporters that the film Jagruthi is all about the prevailing corruption in public life. He said the film is meant to create awareness about the need for people to exercise their franchise in electing the right candidates and thereby eradicate corruption.

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CRAZY BOY’ AUDIO RELEASED   
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hallenging Star Darshan and Tamil comic hero Santhanam released the audio CD of the Kannada film Crazy Boy at a function in Bengaluru on Monday night. Darshan also launched the film’s trailer and the songs. The film also marks the comeback of Akash Audio into audio business. The film is directed by Mahesh Babu and produced by G Chandru. The film stars newcomers Dilip Prakash and Ashika in lead roles.  The film also stars Sadhu Kokila, Rangayana Raghu, Ravishankar and Anant Nag in key roles. Ram is playing the main villain in the film.

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MATHU KATHE RELEASING ON JULY 8
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athu Kathe, a Kannada film starring Krishna Kumar and Gauthami in lead roles will release all over Karnataka on July 8. The film is directed by Lucky who had earlier made Gaali and Raincoat. The film has got a U/A certificate from the censors. Director Lucky told reporters that there are two pairs of romantic couples in the film and has love as the main theme. Gaali had double entendre content and Raincoat was different

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AKSHATHE READY FOR RELEASE
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annada film Akshathe is ready for release. The film is produced by Venkatesh and Sanjeev Shetty. The film is directed by Raju Devasandra. The film stars Karthik Shetty and Maithreyi Gowda in lead roles while Raj is shown in a strict police officer’s role. Producer Venkatesh told journalists that he plans to release the film on July 15 or July 29 while thanking his team and the media for the support he got for the film. Ramesh Babu of Likhith Films is distributing the film.

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BHUJANGA RELEASING ON JULY 15
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hujanga, a film starring Prajwal Devaraj and Meghana Raj will release in about 100 theatres on July 15 all over Karnataka. The film is produced by Varuna Mahesh and directed by debutant Jeeva. B A Madhu has written the film’s story. Chandan Films will be distributing the film and the movie is likely to release in Nartaki or Anupama in Bengaluru as its main theatre.The film also stars Sadhu Kokila, Bullet Prakash, Jaijagadish, Tabala Nani, Santosh and Padmavasanthi among others. 

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RUN ANTONY RELEASING ON JULY 8
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un Antony, a Kannada suspense thriller movie will release on July 8 all over Karnataka in less than 100 theatres. The film is directed by youngster and debutant Raghu Sastry while it is produced under the Vajreshwari Combines banner by Dr Parvathamma Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar and Guru Rajkumar. Producer Raghavendra Rajkumar told reporters on Saturday night that the decks are cleared for the release on July 8 with the film going to censors on Monday.

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KALPANA 2 RELEASING ON JULY 15
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alpana 2, a Kannada horror film and a remake of Tamil hit Kanchana will release in 200 theatres all over Karnataka on July 15. The film is produced by H C Srinivas (Shilpa Srinivas) and Dr Rajendra (of Kalla Police fame) and is directed by R Anantharaju. The film stars Upendra, Priya Mani and Avantika Shetty among others. Arjun Janya has scored the music and M R Seenu is the cameraman.

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HAPPY MARRIED LIFE’ AUDIO LAUNCHED
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he audio of ‘Happy Married Life’ was released at a function in Bengaluru on Friday evening. Former minister Aravind Nimbavali and former MLA Venkata Shiva Reddy released the film’s audio along with a few other politicos and film personalities. Happy Married Life is written and directed by Anand Vattar who has also penned the lyrics and worked as a cinematographer. The film is produced by Mallesh N K who has also acted in the lead role. C J Anil has scored the music.

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MUMMY’ TRAILER LAUNCHED
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egislator and actress Tara launched the trailer of Mummy at a function held in a multiplex on Thursday evening. The film is directed by 22-year-old debutant Lohith H and produced by K Ravi Kumar. The film stars Priyanka Upendra and Baby Yuvina among others. H C Venu is the cameraman and Ravichandran is the editor. Tara said she felt bad that the film was not titled Amma. She said her husband Venu who has worked as the cinematographer in the film had told her that the young director was one of the best directors that the cinematographer had worked with.

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M S RAMESH TURNS PRODUCER WITH ‘USTAD
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riter and director M S Ramesh has now forayed into production with the film Ustad that mounted the sets on Thursday at the Kanteerava Studio. The film stars Duniya Vijay, Rangayana Raghu and Avinash among others. Director Ramesh told journalists that Ustad is a police story. He said a maestro is usually referred to as Ustad but people in the police force are also called by the name. He said a character similar to Anupama Shenoy will be reprised by an artiste who has not yet been identified. 

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NANNA NINNA PREMA KATHE RELEASING ON JULY 8
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anna Ninna Prema Kathe, a film starring Vijay Raghavendra and Nidhi Subbaiah in lead roles will release on July 8 all over Karnataka. The movie is directed by debutant Shivu Jamkhandi who has penned the lyrics and scored the music for the film. Tilak, Sangeetha, Gururaj Hoskote, Chikkanna, M N Suresh and Sudha Belawadi are also in the cast.

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ZOOM’ RELEASING ON FRIDAY
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annada film Zoom will release worldwide in about 500 theatres on Friday, July 1. This includes about release of the film in about 250 theatres outside Karnataka. The film like Last Bus (which was dubbed into French) is being dubbed into French, Korean and Malay (Malaysia) languages. The film is directed by Prashanth Raj and it stars Golden Star Ganesh and Radhika Pandit together for the first time.

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DARSHAN UPSET OVER POOR TURNOUT AT SUCCESS MEET
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hallenging Star Darshan on Wednesday night expressed his disappointment over the poor turnout of artistes and media personnel at the success meet of Jaggu Dada. He said producers often complain that the artistes do not turn up for their film's promotional activities but producers actually do not invite the artistes in an appropriate manner.

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AVADHI CELEBRATES AUDIO SUCCESS, TO GO TO CENSORS
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vadhi, a thriller produced and directed by Saikiran celebrated the success of its audio with the media. The film stars Dr Ranjit and Archana in lead roles. Dr Ranjit told reporters the audio released two months back has met with success as the music has gone places. He said the team has kicked off its publicity campaign and is ready to hit the screens in July. He also said the film’s hoardings have been put up in 171 bus stations across Karnataka. He said the film will go to the censors soon for certification. Dr Ranjit said the film has been made in Telugu as Kathanam and remade into Kannada as Avadhi. 

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GOLMAAL BROTHERS STARTS ROLLING
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olmaal Brothers, a comedy film with three heroes and three heroines mounted the sets at the Kanteerava Studio on Tuesday. The film is directed by Devarajkumar in his second film after making Danger Zone. Golmaal Brothers is based on a story penned by M S Srinath of Rambo fame. The film stars Srujan Lokesh, Chikkanna, Roop Shetty, Nikitha Narayan, Kshipra Kavya and Chirashri. Director Devarajkumar said the film is about three girls who desire to go abroad but do not get their visa. 

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UNTITLED HORROR FILM ON THE FLOORS
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n untitled horror film mounted the sets at the Kanteerava Studio on Monday. The film is produced, written and directed by Rana who is also playing the lead in the film. Rana told journalists that the title for the film had not been finalized. He said he auditioned many to don the main role but none suited the character and thus he was forced to take it on himself to play the lead in the film. He said he plays a carefree and a happy-go-lucky guy in the film. 

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NAANI GETTING READY FOR JULY 1 RELEASE
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aani will release all over Karnataka on July 1 through Jayanna Combines who will be distributing the film. The film is directed by Sumanth K Gollahalli (earlier Raghavendra) and produced by Ramesh Kumar Jain. The film stars Jaijagadish, Suhasini, Manish and Priyanka Rao among others. Sumanth K Gollahalli told reporters that the story of the film is the hero. He said Naani is based on a real incident that happened in Gujarat about 18 years back. The director said Gurukiran’s background music will be a plus point as it is also likely to dampen your eyes and bring tears.

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LAKSHMANA GETS GOOD INITIAL FOR A NEWCOMER
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ormer minister H M Revanna couldn’t have been happier as his son Anup’s debut film Lakshmana, directed by R Chandru, took a good opening at the box-office after its release on Friday. Revanna’s wife Vatsala is the official producer of the movie. The former minister took this opportunity to thank the media for their support and hosted a lunch for the journalists at his residence for the first time.

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ASTITVA AUDIO RELEASED
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stitva, a new and an upcoming Kannada film had its audio release function in Bengaluru on Monday night. The film is directed by Nutan Umesh and produced by Vishwa Cariappa. Vikas, Soopan and Amruth Desai, who are activists fighting for implementation of Khalasa Bhanduri project, released the film’s audio. Three songs of the film besides the trailer were shown before the audio CD was released. Astitva stars Yuvaraj, Duniya Rashmi and Prajwal Poovaiah among others.

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POSSIBLE’ MUSIC RELEASED, COMPLETE
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aw Minister T B Jayachandra released the audio CD of the film ‘Possible’ at a function in Bengaluru on Monday. The film is directed by Raj. The film stars Surya and Shravya Rao in lead roles. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said bringing the anti-piracy laws under the goonda act is under the consideration of the government. He said he was the chairman of Film Development Corporation 38 years ago and added that he had lost money by investing on a film starring Vishnuvardhan which didn’t happen. He said he knew the producer of the film Possible. He said when the producer told him that he was making a film he (minister) thought was it possible but now he had made it ‘possible’.

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KABEERA DUE ON JULY 21, CENSOR CERTIFICATION ON MON
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abeera, a musical period film will release on July 21 all over Karnataka and will go for censor certification on Monday, June 27. 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. Kabeera will be a musical film with composer Ismail Durbar scoring music for a Kannada film for the first time. Ismail Durbar had composed music for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Devdas.

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KAMSAAPURA’S TITLE AND SONG LAUNCHED
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usic composer Hamsalekha fresh from his 65th birthday celebrations launched the title of the film Kamsaapura in Bengaluru on Saturday evening at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium. He also released the motion poster of the single song audio on the occasion. Hamsalekha said he ruled the music industry as an emperor once upon a time. But, he said now there are 85 music composers in Kannada cinema who are making Kannada a rich industry

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MARIMUTHU’ SAROJAMMA DIES
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ormer corporator Sarojamma, 60, died on Saturday afternoon due to cardiac arrest. Sarojamma who became popular as Marimuthu in the film Upendra played the underworld don in the film. She is also called Hooch queen Marimuthu and the first woman don and a former corporator who was given the JD(S) ticket to contest the BBMP elections from Sagayapuram ward. She was a key accused in the infamous hooch tragedy that claimed about 229 lives.  Sarojamma has acted in a few Kannada films such as Kurigalu Sar Kurigalu, Kothigalu Sar Kothigalu and others. Sarojamma was said to be employed in a government department.
BEAT RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY INTO 2ND WEEK
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n the face of stiff competition and shortage of theatres, Beat starring Ajit Patre and Harshika Poonacha has stepped into the second week. The film is now running in more than 25 theatres all over Karnataka and the film team is expecting that Beat would complete three weeks or four weeks of run at the box-office. Ajit Patre said the film’s distributor Ramesh Babu of Likith Films expressed his surprise over the film Beat doing well at the box-office starting Monday. The film released last weekend. He said the distributor said the film Beat is doing well despite facing stiff competition in Gandhinagar and in finding theatres to screen Kannada films.

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'RUN ANTONY’ RELEASING ON JULY 8
‘Run Antony’, a film produced under the Vajreshwari Combines banner which is also Vinay Raghavendra Rajkumar’s second film will release on July 8 all over Karnataka. Vinay’s younger brother Guru is making his bow as a producer of their prestigious home banner. Raghavendra Rajkumar selected one of the three stories that was narrated by debutant director Raghu Sastry. Both Vinay and Raghu Sastry went to hone their acting and directorial skills in Mumbai.

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ಡಾ.ಹಂಸಲೇಖಾ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬದಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಕಂಪು
ಚಂದನವನದ ನಾದಬ್ರಹ್ಮ ಡಾ.ಹಂಸಲೇಖಾರವರ 66ನೇ ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಬ್ಬವನ್ನು ‘ಹಂಸಲೇಖಾ ನೆಪ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಜಪ’ ಪರಿಕಲ್ಪನೆಯೊಂದಿಗೆ ಅವರ ಶಿಷ್ಯವೃಂದದವರು ಅದ್ದೂರಿಯಾಗಿ ಆಚರಿಸಿದರು. ಅದರನ್ವಯ ಗುರುವಾರ ಕಂಠೀರವ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋದಿಂದ ರಾಜಾಜಿನಗರ ಕಲಾಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದವರೆಗೆ ಹಿರಿಯ ಸಾಹಿತಿಗಳು,ಅಕಾಡಮಿ ಮತ್ತು ವಾಣಿಜ್ಯ ಮಂಡಳಿ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು, ಶಾಸಕರು ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಮೆರವಣಿಗೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರನ್ನು ಗೌರವದಿಂದ ಕರೆತರಲಾಯಿತು.

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S NARAYAN BEGINS HIS 50TH DIRECTORIAL FILM ‘JD
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Narayan began work on his 50th film as director on Thursday evening at Ramanagara with the launch of ‘JD’. The film stars Jagadish Gowda of Ramanagara in the lead role. Satya Hegde is the cameraman. Manikanth Kadri is scoring the music and Imran Sardaria is the choreographer. Ravi Verma will be the stunt director. Director S Narayan told reporters that he was happy about his journey and his 50th film but was not satisfied as he said he has a number of unfulfilled dreams. He said his dreams may get fructified with his 51st film.

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HOME STAY MOVIE REVIEW
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ome Stay is inspired from the real incident that shook the coastal city of Mangaluru. Director Santosh Kodenkeri has begun with the incident and given it his own. The film is about a reporter who takes up accommodation at a home stay to give her fiancé a surprise. She reads a horror book before she goes off to sleep and experiences a lot of eerie things.

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KIDNAP DRAMA ‘VERMA’ LAUNCHED
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irector Girish Kamplapur has forayed into production with his maiden venture ‘Verma’ mounting the sets in Bengaluru on Thursday. Kamplapur is directing the film under his banner Kamplapur Frames based on Ravi Thammanna’s story. Aryavardhan is the cameraman. Different Danny is the stunt composer. The film stars Naveen Hassan, Varshita, Rishant Tiwari and Jaijagadish. Director Kamplapur said the film has a storyline where the girl gets kidnapped from a choultry on her day of engagement

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VICKY’ STARTS ROLLING
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LA M Krishnappa’s grandnephew Shashi aka Shashikiran, an MBA graduate took a bow as a hero with film ‘Vicky’ that was launched by M Krishnappa himself at the Banashankari Temple in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Jai and Chandra and produced by Ramesh. Director Jai who is back as director after nine years

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NAANI’ RELEASE PUT OFF TO JULY 1 4
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annada horror film ‘Naani’ based on a true story that happened in Gujarat in 1997 will now hit the screens all over Karnataka on July 1. The film will see a release in 60 theatres and is directed by debutant Raghavendra K Gollahalli who has now rechristened himself as Sumanth K Gollahalli. The film is produced by Ramesh Kumar Jain. The film stars Jaijagadish, Suhasini, Baby Suhasini, Manish and Priyanka Rao among others. Thyagaraja has scored the music and Gundlupet Suresh is the cameraman.

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LAKSHMANA RELEASING ON FRIDAY
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akshmana will release in about 175 theatres all over Karnataka on Friday, June 24. The film is directed by R Chandru and produced by former minister H M Revanna whose son Anup is debuting in the movie. The film has Meghana Raj playing the female lead. The film had a grand audio release in Sidlaghatta and the rights for Hindi have been sold. Former minister and producer H M Revanna is happy to see his son getting a launch into films as an action hero. Basha of Bahar Films will be distributing the film. Kote Prabhakar is playing the villain. V Ravichandran is also acting in the film.
ಕಲಿಯುಗದ ಕರ್ಣ ಅಂಬರೀಷ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಕೆಂಗುಲಾಬಿ ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡದಿಂದ ಬೆಂಬಲ
ಘೋಷಿಸಿ ಚಿತ್ರಿಕರಣ ಸ್ಥಗೀತ. ಬೆಂಗಳೂರ: ಕನ್ನಡ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗ ದೊರೆ ಕಲಿಯುಗ ಕರ್ಣ ಅಂಬರೀಷ ಅವರನ್ನು ಸಚಿವ ಸಂಪುಟದಿಂದ ಕೈ ಬಿಟ್ಟಿರುವುದನ್ನು ಖಂಡಿಸಿ.ಅವರ ಬೇಂಬಲವಾಗಿ ಒಂದು ವಾರ ಕೆಂಗುಲಾಬಿ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣವನ್ನು ಸ್ಥಗಿತಗೋಳಿಸಲಾದೆ. ಬೆಂಗಳೂರ ನಗರದಲ್ಲಿ ಇದೆ ತಿಂಗಳು 16ರಂದ 28 ರ ವರೆಗೆ ಏಕಕಾಲದ ಚಿತ್ರಿಕರಣ ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಈಗಾಗಲೆ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಚಾಲ್ತಿಯಲ್ಲಿತ್ತು.ನಟ ಅಂಬರೀಷ ಪರವಾಗಿ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರ ವಾಣಿಜ್ಯ ಮಂಡಳಿ ಒಂದು ದಿನದ ಬಂದ ಘೋಸಿಸಿದ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅಂಬರಿಷ ಅವರ ಬೇಂಬಲಾರ್ಥವಾಗಿ ಸೋಮವಾರದಿಂದ ಒಂದು ವಾರ ಕೆಂಗುಲಾಬಿ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರಿಕರಣ ಸ್ಥಗಿತ ಘೋಳಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಘನಶ್ಯಾಮ ಭಾಂಡಗೆ ತಿಳಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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BADMASH AUDIO RELEASED
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even directors of Sandalwood released the audio CD of the forthcoming film Badmash at a function in Bengaluru’s Chamundeshwari Studio on Monday night. Clippings from the songs of the movie were shown on the occasion. Pavan Wadeyar, Pavan Kumar, B Suresha, Anup Bhandari, Santosh Anandram, S Krishna and Raghu Dixit were among the guests present. Juda Sandy has scored the music and Akash Srivatsa is the director. Ravi Kashyap has produced the movie. Srisha is the cameraman.Pavan Wadeyar said director has worked with passion

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ADARSHA READY FOR RELEASE
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darsha, a college love story has completed its shoot and is ready for release. The film is directed by Sai Prabhakar and produced by Satish Babu. The film stars Nagakiran and Prajwal Poovaiah in lead roles. Director Sai Prabhakar told journalists on Monday that Adarsha is a youthful subject that happens in a college campus. He said audiences will remember their college days when they watch this movie.

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3 GANTE 30 DINA 30 SECOND STARTS TICKING
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Gante 30 Dina 30 Seconds is the name of a new Kannada film that mounted the sets on Monday morning at the Kanteerava Studio. Though the title sounds a bit like a thriller the makers say it is a love story. The film is produced by R Chandrashekar who runs an ad agency and has ventured into film production for the first time. The film is written and directed by G K Madhusudan who has also done ads for the last 15 years.

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SHIVALINGA CELEBRATES 100 DAYS
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annada film Shivalinga directed by P Vasu that stars Shivarajkumar and Vedika in lead roles celebrated its 100 days at a glittering function in Town Hall on Sunday evening in the presence of fans. Telugu actor Balakrishna and Ambarish were the star attractions of the evening besides the presence of artistes who have worked in the film. Mementos were given away to technicians and artistes who had worked in the film by  Balakrishna and Ambarish. Ashok said Shivarajkumar has maintained the same humility that he had when he began his career 30 years ago. He said he was happy to sign autographs at the theatre where he had gone to see the film.

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`ವಿಕ್ಕಿ’ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಧ್ವನಿಮುದ್ರಣ
ಬನಶಂಕರಿ ಮೂವೀ ಕ್ರಿಯೇಷನ್ಸ್ ಲಾಂಛನದಲ್ಲಿ ಎಸ್.ರಮೇಶ್ ಆವರು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ `ವಿಕ್ಕಿ` ಚಿತ್ರದ ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಧ್ವನಿಮುದ್ರಣ ಬಾಲಾಜಿ ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್ ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋದಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆದಿದೆ. ಐದು ಹಾಡುಗಳಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಪೀಟರ್ ಸಂಗೀತ ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಜೈ ಚಂದ್ರ ಕಥೆ, ಚಿತ್ರಕಥೆ, ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆ ಬರೆದು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ಜೂನ್ 23ರಿಂದ ಆರಂಭವಾಗಲಿದೆ. ಅರುಣ್ ಅವರ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕಿದೆ. ಕಿರಣ್ ನಾಯಕರಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಾಯಕಿ ಸ್ವಾತಿ. ಸುಂದರರಾಜ್, ಕೀರ್ತಿ, ರಘು ನಾಯಕ್, ಬ್ಯಾಂಕ್ ಜನಾರ್ದನ್, ಸಂಕೇತ್ ಕಾಶಿ ಕೆಂಪೇಗೌಡ ಮುಂತಾದವರು ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದ ತಾರಾಬಲಗದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
LENSMEN NAGESH, MANU, MOKSHENDRA TURN CINEMATOGRAPHERS
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ensmen K N Nagesh Kumar, R Manohar and K S Mokshendra on Sunday created history by becoming the first photojournalists in Kannada cinema to can some actual visuals using the motion camera for the film Phalitamsha. The footage shot by these photojournalists will be used in the movie which is the final stage of production.  Choreographer M R Kapil has turned director for the first time with Phalitamsha. 

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666’ AUDIO RELEASED, FIRST SCHEDULE COMPLETE
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enowned lyricist Prof Doddarange Gowda released the music of Kannada horror film ‘666’ at a function in Bengaluru on Saturday. The film is directed by 20-year-old Dhanu Gowda and is produced by his father Kumar. Chinmaya Rao has scored the music. Composer Chinmaya Rao said the first schedule of the movie’s shoot has been completed and the film has four songs.

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MUSIC COMPOSER GANESH NARAYAN TURNS DIRECTOR WITH KAMSASURA
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usic director Ganesh Narayan has turned story writer and director with Kamsasura, a love story set in an imaginary village called Kamsasura. The film is produced by Subramanya Sharma and it stars Sharath and Anjana Deshpande in lead roles. Director Ganesh Narayan who is also scoring the music for his debut directorial movie said Kamsasura is a common village love story. He said the team initially planned to shoot the movie

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ARIVU AUDIO RELEASED, EYEING AN AUGUST RELEASE
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he music of Kannada film Arivu along with the film’s trailer was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Mahendra Munooth and directed by Ranganatha. Navaneeth has scored the music for the film which has five songs. Navaneeth said music is technically the first element that comes into a film. Satish Aryan has scored the background music.

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JIGARTHANDA GETS U/A CERTIFICATE, RELEASING ON JUNE 24
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annada film Jigarthanda, a remake of the Tamil film with the same title has got a U/A certificate from the censors on Friday after the screening with regional censor board officer Natasha DSouza certifying the film. The film will now hit the theatres on June 24 all over Karnataka. The film stars Rahul and Samyukta Hornad in lead roles. The film is directed by Shivaganesh and produced as a joint venture between Raghunath's SRV Productions and Sudeep's Kichcha Creations. Jigarthanda, a gangster musical film, will be a comeback for Rahul who was seen in films

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HOME STAY’ RELEASING ON JUNE 24
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ultilingual psychological thriller Home Stay will release on June 24 all over Karnataka after haggling with the censors over cuts and certification. The film is directed by Santosh Kodenkeri and produced by Siddu  Konnur, Mahesh Hubbli and Miracle Movie Makers. Ashley Mendonsa has scored the music with Nandakishore and Haseeb working as cinematographers.

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ZERO MADE IN INDIA’ COMPLETE
‘Zero Made In India’, a new Kannada film has completed its shoot and is ready for release in a couple of months. The film is written and directed by Giridev Hasan who has also penned the lyrics and produced by Sree Dummigere Chowdilakshmi Productions. A G Vaidya, Ananya G, Haidev, Sadik M, Adhya are co producers of this film. The film stars Master Madhusudan of Putani Pantaru fame, Nataraj and Kamal among others.

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KARNATAKA FILM CHAMBER GIVES ID CARDS TO MEMBERS
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arnataka Film Chamber of Commerce gave away ID cards to 50 of its members in the first phase. The new ID cards is set to clear confusion during the election time and will give every individual member his true identity.  The new ID card will carry only the individual member’s photo to whom it does belong. The ID cards carries the designation with details like blood group and the sector to which the person belongs. The ID cards are brought out in three colours – green, red and blue for the three sectors doing away with the earlier format of giving ID cards in a booklet form.  The first ID card was presented by KFCC President Sa Ra Govindu to past president K C N Chandrashekar. 
BEAT’ RELEASING ON JUNE 17
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eat, a Kannada suspense thriller and a love story will release in about 50 theatres all over Karnataka on June 17. The film is directed by Ghanshyam and produced by K Raju. Ramesh Babu of Likith Films is distributing the film. The film stars Patre Ajit and Harshika Poonacha in lead roles. Cinetech Suri is the cinematographer. The film has got a U/A certificate and has been delayed due to technical reasons, according to the film’s producer Raju. The film has been shot in Bengaluru and its surroundings with Vishruth Nayak penning the dialogues. Ravi Basrur of Ugramm fame has scored the music and this is his first film as music composer.

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RANGITARANGA PRODUCER PRAKASH OPENS NEW OFFICE
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K Prakash, producer of last year’s super hit film Rangitaranga opened his new office in Nagarabhavi, Bengaluru on Wednesday. The office was inaugurated and blessed by Nanjavadhoota Swamiji of Sri Guru Gunda Brahmeshwara Swamy Mahasamsthana Math. The swamiji was felicitated by producer Prakash and Sa Ra Govindu, president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce. The producer also felicitated a few illustrious film personalities on the occasion.

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HAMSALEKHA’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS ‘HAMSOTSAVA’ ON JUNE 23
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yricist and music composer Hamsalekha will turn 66 on June 23. His protégés, disciples, music composers, lyricists and well-wishers including political leaders and writers will celebrate Hamsalekha’s birthday as 'Hamsotsava' and as a Kannada festival. The organizers Sakala Foundation and Kannada Sahitya Parishat of Mahalakshmipura have coined a slogan Eleyona Baara Kannada Tera for the festival.

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ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಭಾರತಕ್ಕೆ ಮರಾಠಿಯ `ಸಾಯ್ರತ್'
ನಾಲ್ಕು ಭಾಷೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಜೀ ಸ್ಟೂಡಿಯೋಸ್ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ರಾಕ್‍ಲೈನ್ ವೆಂಕಟೇಶ್ ಜಂಟಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ ಇತ್ತೀಚಿನ ದಿನಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ತಮಿಳಿನಲ್ಲಿ `ಲಿಂಗ' ಮತ್ತು ಹಿಂದಿಯಲ್ಲಿ `ಭಜರಂಗಿ ಭಾಯಿಜಾನ್'ನಂತಹ ಬಿಗ್ ಬಜೆಟ್ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರ್ಮಿಸಿದ್ದ ರಾಕ್‍ಲೈನ್ ವೆಂಕಟೇಶ್, ಈಗ ಮರಾಠಿಯ ಬ್ಲಾಕ್‍ಬಸ್ಟರ್ `ಸಾಯ್ರತ್' ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡವೂ ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಭಾರತದ ನಾಲ್ಕೂ ಭಾಷೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುವ ಯೋಜನೆಯನ್ನು ಹಾಕಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಈ ಕುರಿತು, ಶನಿವಾರ ಅಧಿಕೃತವಾಗಿ ಘೋಷಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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NAANI’ READY TO HIT THE SCREENS ON JUNE 24
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annada horror film ‘Naani’ based on a true story that happened in Gujarat in 1997 will hit the screens all over Karnataka on June 24. The film is directed by debutant Raghavendra K Gollahalli who has now rechristened himself as Sumanth K Gollahalli. The film is produced by Ramesh Kumar Jain. The film stars Jaijagadish, Suhasini, Baby Suhasini, Manish and Priyanka Rao among others. Thyagaraja has scored the music and Gundlupet Suresh is the cameraman.

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30 JANATHA THEATRES IN FIRST PHASE
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he government of Karnataka has initiated the process for construction of 30 Janatha theatres in the first phase that is meant to exclusively screen Kannada films. This was indicated by S V Rajendra Singh Babu, chairman of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy. He said the government had earmarked funds for construction of 100 Janatha theatres in its budget.

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ZOOM’ TRAILER LAUNCHED, TO RELEASE ON JULY 1
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he theatrical trailer of Kannada film 'Zoom' was released on Sunday evening at the Urvashi theatre in Bengaluru in the presence of a huge number of fans amidst bursting of crackers. The film stars Golden Star Ganesh and Radhika Pandit in lead roles. The film also stars Nurse Jayalakshmi, Kashinath and Sadhu Kokila among others.
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FILM STARS PROTEST IN KOLAR TO SOLVE WATER WOES
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annada film stars took to the streets in Kolar on Sunday and held a huge rally demanding irrigation projects for the region. Thousands of protesters gathered from Kolar and Chikkaballapura and took part in the rally, Shivarajkumar, Yash, Pooja Gandhi and Ragini Dwivedi among others participated in the rally and public meeting organized by Shashwata Neeravari Horata Samiti.

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R CHANDRU’S LAKSHMANA READY FOR RELEASE
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annada film Lakshmana is all set to release all over Karnataka by the end of June. This was indicated by the film’s director R Chandru at a press meet in Bengaluru. The film’s trailer along with two songs were also shown to the journalists on the occasion. The film marks the debut of Anup, son of former minister H M Revanna who is also producing the film to launch his son’s career as an actor. The film has Meghana Raj playing the female lead.

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KALPANA 2 AUDIO RELEASED AMIDST FUN, LAUGHTER
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annada horror comedy film Kalpana 2 starring Upendra, Priya Mani and Avantika Shetty saw the release of its audio in Bengaluru amidst fun and laughter that was evoked by none other than one of the film’s producer Rajendra. H C Srinivas (Shilpa Srinivas) is the other producer of Kalpana 2. R Anantharaju is directing the movie. Arjun Janya is the music director and Seenu is the cameraman. Producer Dr Rajendra of Kalla Police fame took a lot of time to explain the making and situations during the making of the film in a humourous manner.

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TRIGGER’ AUDIO RELEASED
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inger and composer Raghu Dixit released the audio of the Kannada film ‘Trigger’ at a function in Bengaluru. Incidentally, Raghu Dixit has also sung for the movie. Trigger is directed by Vijay Palegar and produced by M Krishna Master. The film is co-produced by Savitha M P. The film stars Chetan Gandharva and Jeevika in lead roles. Chandru Obaiah has scored the music and Hari Nayak is the cameraman. Director Palegar said the film has elements of love, action and emotion. He said the film is about the hero’s visit to the forest to erect a film set. The hero falls in love with a village girl and does he erect a set or not forms the remaining part of the story. 

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DHARMASTHALA HEGGADE OPENS LIBRARY AT SHIVARAM’S HOME
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r Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala inaugurated veteran actor Shivaram’s library Gnana Vikasa Kendra at the actor’s residence in Bengaluru. Dr Heggade likened the opening of the library to marrying off a daughter. He said Shivaram did not give away his collection of books and at the same time he didn’t want them to remain in his shelves without anybody referring to it.

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S NARAYAN BEGINS FILMING ‘PUNTA
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annada film Punta began its shoot on Thursday at the Kanteerava Studio under the direction of S Narayan with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launching the film. The film has Anoop Revanna in the lead. S Narayan’s son Pankaj will be assisting his father in the direction department while his other son Pavan will be the film’s executive producer. Punta is being produced by K Subrahmanyam. Director S Narayan told reporters that he is directing a film after a short time gap and after studying the changing audiences tastes and preferences besides keeping pace with the changing trends.

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MOOKA HAKKI’ LAUNCHED
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ooka Hakki, a Kannada film on nomads (Alemaari) was launched on Thursday. The film is directed by Neenasam Manju and Shivarudraiah S is producing the film. Kotiganahalli Ramaiah is penning the dialogues and lyrics for the film. Chidananda is the camera and the film is being made under the banner Heeralal Movies. William is composing the music. Director Neenasam Manju told reporters that no film has been made on the life of Alemaari and Mooka Hakki will be the first. He said the film’s objective will be to engage government attention on the problems faced by the Alemaaris. 

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PRAJWAL DEVARAJ’S 25TH FILM BHUJANGA RELEASING ON JUNE 24
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annada film Bhujanga starring Prajwal Devaraj and Meghana Raj will release in more than 100 theatres all over Karnataka on June 24. The film is directed by debutant Jeeva and produced by Varuna Mahesh. B A Madhu has written the dialogues, story and screenplay for the film. Producer Varuna Mahesh feels that the mother-son sentiment is so strong in the movie which will be good enough reason for the audiences to watch the movie. Besides sentiment the movie is also an action film on the lines of being a desi Dhoom film.

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KICK’ TEASER LAUNCH ON FRIDAY
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he teaser of the film Kick will be released on Friday and will be shown to the audiences at the theatres where Jaggu Dada is being exhibited. The film Kick is produced by Nargis Babu and the film marks the debut of his son Kamar. According to Kamar, the film Kick’s first schedule is over. The heroine of the film is yet to be announced although he said the heroine has been finalized. Kamar also said scenes involving the hero have been canned in the first schedule. The film is now being directed by H Vasu.
JAGGU DADA GETS U/A CERTIFICATE
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ecks are now cleared for the release of Darshan’s film Jaggu Dada. The film has got a U/A certificate from the censors and the film is all set to release on June 10 in about 350 theatres all over Karnataka. The Animal Welfare Board is also set to hand over the letter of clearance that allows the screening of the film. The film had to take a clearance from the board as pigeons were used in the film. Waseem, executive producer of the film said the letter from the board is a mere formality and is likely to be handed over on Wednesday to the producer.
RISK’ NETS RS 22 LAKH AT BOX-OFFICE, COMPLETES 25 DAYS
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annada film ‘Risk’ has completed 25 days of successful run at the box-office in 18 theatres all over Karnataka and has booked Rs 22 lakh as producer’s share of the profit. The film is produced by Rajesh Ramanath and Venkata Gowda while it is directed by M G Raj. Rajesh Ramanath told journalists that there is a lot of pain that is behind the success of the movie. He said the film is running on an adjustment basis and with great difficulty. The producer who is also a music director said he went on a 18-day tour of the state visiting theatres in remote areas and developed a personal relationship with theatre owners.

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KARVVA GROSSES RS 2.7 CR IN FIRST WEEK
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arvva has grossed Rs 2.7 crore at the box-office in the first week of its run, according to its producer Krishna Chaitanya. He was talking to reporters at a press meet to celebrate the film’s early success. Krishna Chaitanya said the film is running in 84 theatres and will now add 53 theatres this Friday thanks to media reviews, good response and demand from the audiences. He said the dubbed Sinhalese version of the film is ready.

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BEAT’ GETS U/A CERTIFICATE, READY FOR RELEASE
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eat, a Kannada suspense thriller and a love story is readying a release by the end of June or July. The film is directed by Ghanshyam and produced by K Raju. Ramesh Babu of Likith Films is distributing the film. The film stars Patre Ajit and Harshika Poonacha in lead roles. Producer Raju said the film has got a U/A certificate and was delayed due to technical reasons in hitting the theatres. He said the film has been shot in Bengaluru and its surroundings with Vishruth Nayak penning the dialogues and Ravi Basrur has scored the music. He said the film involves some suspense and some college scenes.

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BRAHMA VISHNU MAHESHWARA RELEASING ON JUNE 10
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annada film Brahma Vishnu Maheshwara will release on June 10 all over Karnataka and Basha will distribute the movie. The movie is directed by Swaroop while it is produced by Harish G Shankar and co-produced by Ajay and Abhi. The film stars Anjan Dev, Sunil, Preetham, Aishwarya, Keerthilakshmi and Jeevitha in lead roles. Director Swaroop told reporters that the film ran into a lot of financial problems during its making and several portions of the film were reshot which was the reason for a slight delay in bringing it to the theatres.

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U-TURN NETS RS 4.5 CRORE AT THE BOX-OFFICE
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annada film U-Turn has netted Rs 4.5 crore at the box-office during its three weekend run. This was disclosed by the film’s distributor Jack Manju at a press meet in Bengaluru. The movie is directed by Pavan Kumar of Lucia fame. He said the film which is running mostly in multiplexes collected Rs 2.03 crore during the first week out of which Rs 1 crore came from multiplexes. He said the film is running in 18 to 20 theatres outside Karnataka and has collected about Rs 13 lakh to Rs 15 lakh from them so far.

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GODHI BANNA SADHARANA MYKATTU’ RUNNING SUCCESSFULLY
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annada film Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu that opened on Friday is running successfully thanks to positive media reviews and backed by good performances by Anant Nag, Sruthi Hariharan, Rakshit Shetty and Vasista in Hemanth Rao’s directorial debut. Director Hemanth M Rao told reporters on Tuesday that audiences in theatres stood up and clapped for Anant Nag’s performance which was unusual

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BILI KUDURE SHOOT PROGRESSING
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ili Kudure, a love story starring national award winner Sanchari Vijay is progressing briskly under the direction of Nanda Kumar who is also producing the film. According to Nanda Kumar, Bili Kudure has a unique love story that is unseen and untold in India. He said the climax of the film is different and unexpected. The film will be shot in a single schedule in locales of Sakleshpura, Madikeri, Mangaluru and Mumbai.

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SHARAN STARRER 'NATARAJA SERVICE' COMPLETES SHOOT
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ataraja Service, a full-length comedy film starring Sharan and Mayuri has completed its shoot and is eyeing a release in July. The film is produced by N S Rajakumar and directed by Pavan Wadeyar. Anoop Seelin has scored the music. Director Pavan Wadeyar told reporters on Sunday that the film is in post-production stage and has an emotional ending although it is full-length comedy film. He praised the producer for providing enough glucose to the team to walk the distance and complete the film.

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ZOOM TO RELEASE WORLDWIDE ON JULY 1
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annada film Zoom will release worldwide in about 500 theatres on July 1. The film is directed by Prashanth Raj and it stars Golden Star Ganesh and Radhika Pandit for the first time. The film has got a U/A certificate from the censors. Prashanth Raj has directed Ganesh for the first time while he is directing Radhika for the third time. S S Thaman has scored the music and Santosh Rai Pathaje is the cameraman. Puneeth Rajkumar, Srimurali and Radhika Pandit have sung for the movie. 

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JAGGU DADA RELEASING ON JUNE 10
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arshan’s upcoming film Jaggu Dada will release in 300 theatres all over Karnataka on June 10. The movie will release in Santosh theatre in Bengaluru. Jaggu Dada is produced and directed by Raghavendra Hegde based on his own story. The film stars Deeksha Seth, Urmila Gayathri, Deepika Kamaiah in an item number, Srujan Lokesh and Vishal Hegde among others.

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NAANI RELEASING ON JUNE 24
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aani,  a horror thriller sci-fi film will release on June 24 in 150 theatres through Jayanna Combines. The dubbed Telugu version of the film which is yet untitled will release in 200 theatres across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on June 25. The Telugu version is being released by producer Rama Satyanarayana. The Hindi version of the film which will be dubbed for the satellite television has been acquired by Rajesh. The dubbed Tamil version of the movie is expected to release later.

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JOTHEGAATHI RELEASING ON JUNE 17
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othegaathi, an offbeat Kannada film will release on June 17 at Savitha Cinesquare in Bengaluru. The movie is produced by Roddam Shivaram and directed by K Shashidhar who has also handled the camera. Manoj Kumar has scored the music. The film stars Lakshmi Hegde, Manjunath Hegde, Tanuja, Prashanth Malur and Anil Kumar among others.Producer Shivaram said the film ends on a surprising note 

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‘DRESS CODE’ RELEASING ON JUNE 10
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ress Code, a suspense horror thriller will release in about 60 theatres all over Karnataka through distributor Navaratna Prasad. The film is directed by Shivakumar Kadur and produced by Prithvi who has also acted in the movie as its lead actor. Director Kadur told reporters that the film has positive and negative elements in equal measure. However, he said the film is positive and will be liked by youngsters.

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NIRUTTARA AUDIO RELEASED ON PEN DRIVE
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ebel Star and Housing Minister Ambarish released the audio of Apoorva Kasaravalli’s maiden directorial film Niruttara at a simple function in Bengaluru. He wished Bhavana and her brother Aravind all the good luck as he felt it was commendable for artistes to foray into film production. The team of Niruttara has set a trend by releasing the film’s audio on a pen drive instead of a CD. Sitar maestro Neeladri Kumar who is known for using a different kind of sitar called skitar in the world of classical music has debuted as a music director in Kannada cinema.

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BMW’ STARTS ROLLING
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MW, a cute college comedy story was launched at the Kanteerava Studio in Bengaluru. The film is written and directed by Gandharva Rai Rawut. BMW is not the name of the car but it is the title of the movie which means Bengaluru Men’s and Women’s College.

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MR MOMMAGA PICKS UP MOMENTUM AT BOX-OFFICE
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r Mommaga has picked up momentum at the box-office from Monday, according to the film’s distributor Navarasan. He told reporters that collections for the movie were poor during the first three days of release. But, collections improved on Monday in a turnaround and the movie has since been collecting about Rs 1 lakh a day especially in the rural areas. He said the film is likely to become a hit if the trends are anything to go by.

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NAAGARAHAAVU TEASER LAUNCHED,  AUDIO LAUNCH IN JUNE
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ans of Vishnuvardhan thronged Bhumika theatre to catch a glimpse of their hero at the teaser launch of Naagarahaavu. Vishnuvardhan will come alive in the film in a special appearance in the climax for about 10 minutes to 12 minutes. However, the teaser launch saw the late actor appear in it for a few seconds which was enough to send the fans into a frenzy with K G Road becoming unmanageable amidst bursting of crackers. Ramya who was dressed in a red saree took a selfie with Vishnuvardhan’s poster as soon as she entered the dais. She said Dr Rajkumar’s family introduced her into films and she had an opportunity to work with Ambarish and now she is appearing in a Vishnuvardhan’s film.

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DEAL RAJA’ GETS U/A CERTIFICATE, AUDIO LAUNCHED
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eal Raja, a comedy film with Komal in the lead has completed its shoot. The film’s audio and trailer was released at a function in Bengaluru. The film is directed by Raj Gopi and produced by Ravichandran Reddy, Krishnamurthy, Srikanth and Suresh. Abhimaan Roy has scored the music. Jai Anand is the cameraman. Director Raj Gopi told reporters that the film has a got a U/A certificate without cuts. The film is about Raja who is involved in small deals who feels he is an orphan although he lives with his granny. A deal changes his life. Bhanushri plays a cop who has acted well without knowing the language.

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SA’ COMPLETES SHOOT, LAUNCHES DUBSMASH CONTEST
‘Sa’, a Kannada crime thriller, has completed its shoot and is all set to go to the censors for certification in a week. The film’s audio will be released in June and the movie is likely to hit the screen in July. This was disclosed by the film’s director Hemanth Hegde and producer Uday Shetty at a press briefing on the film’s progress. Hemanth Hegde also announced that the team of Sa has organized a dubsmash contest to upload videos and the best entry will get a cash prize of Rs 25,000. Second and third best entries will also get cash awards, he said.

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HAGE’ LAUNCHED
‘Hage’, a new film was launched recently under the direction of Mohan Das. The film is produced by Lakshminarayana Raju. Singer Chetan is composing the music for the film. Director Mohan Das told reporters that the film as the title suggests is about rivalry.

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AMBARISH 64, RAVICHANDRAN TO TURN 55 ON MONDAY
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ebel Star Ambarish celebrated his 64th birthday on Sunday. Fans of the actor gathered at his residence in J P Nagar, Bengaluru to wish the actor. People from near and far-off places came to wish the actor on his birthday. A huge cake was brought into the house by his fan which was cut by the actor. Huge garlands were also brought in and the police had a tough time controlling the crowd. People took pictures of the actor and some were lucky to get selfies on their mobiles with Ambarish.Meanwhile, Ravichandran will be celebrating his 55th birthday on Monday at his residence with his fans. He has already indicated that he will celebrate his birthday in a grand manner with his fans this year. His latest film Apoorva has release to mixed media reviews and opinions from the public. 
SHANTARAM PASSES AWAY
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enior actor anddirector Shantaram, 68, passed away on Sunday afternoon in a private hospital following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Shaila Shantaram. His brother Murali Krishna told cinecircle.in that he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday due to renal failure and doctors attending on him said Sunday was crucial for his recovery as he was critically ill. Shantaram has acted in more than 40 films

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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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ಪದ್ಮಾವತಿ ಫುಲ್ ಫೇಮಸ್!
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
P
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
Y
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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ಸಹಿಷ್ಣುತೆ ಸಾರುವ ಬೊಂಬೆಯಾಟ
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 Ra