annada film John Jaani Janardhan released last weekend has collected about Rs 3 crore in the first three days, according to the film’s producer Shashikiran. The film’s other producer L Padmanabha Gowda celebrated his birthday with journalists and his team by cutting a cake on the occasion. The film stars Ajai Rao, Loose Maada Yogi and Krishna in lead roles and it is directed by Guru Deshpande.

Director Guru Deshpande said the film was release amidst the currency crisis and yet the cinema has got a positive response. He said he was happy with the release given the conditions and added that the reports for the movie are good. He said the first half is fun and entertainment while the second half gets a family touch with emotional connect. He said people have not seen a big release for some time and collections were improving show by show. He said comical sequences are being enjoyed. He said the challenge was to use the star cast and handle them properly. He specially thanked Srinivasa Murthy for agreeing to do the role that he was offered.

Jayashri said people have been seeing hero and heroine-oriented films but JJJ had broken the ice in having so many co-stars and supporting actors who have equal importance in their role. She said she got into the comfort zone immediately because of the director and it became easy to deliver her lines and act effectively.

Girija Lokesh said she liked the casting and the story. She said she liked Krishna’s dance while he liked Ajai Rao’s approach to get into his character and added that Yogi was growing as an actor. She expressed surprise over Jayashri’s ability to cry instantaneously and Baby Deeya’s dance. Baby Deeya said she liked the experience of working in the film and liked the movie. 

 Ajai Rao joked when he said there was another birth to celebrate before producer Padmanabha’s birthday and that was the release of the film JJJ. He said he was able to transform his image with this film.

Krishna said he was excited about the film as it had shaped up the way it was conceived and conceptualized. He said the film had given him satisfaction and added that the three actors bonded well. He also praised the producers for lavishly spending on sets, casting and hair styling.

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. 

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. Malashri is also making a special appearance in the movie. Baby Deeya of Kinnari serial fame has also acted in the film.

The film is about a gory incident that plays havoc in the lives of the three friends. Director Deshpande promises that the first half of film is full of entertainment while the second half focuses on goings-on in society. He also promises that new characters make an entry every minutes which makes the film even more interesting. 

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.

“People were unable to visit hotels to have snacks due to lack of change or money following the demonetization measure. In this context, it was not suitable to release the film immediately after the demonetization measure was announced,” producer Padmanabha was quoted as saying in the media.

RIKTHA RELEASE DATE PUT OFF:  Meanwhile, Arun Kumar, producer of Kannada film Riktha had also announced that their film could not released on November 11. He said he would discuss with the film team about the release date and then decide about it. He said people did not have money at their disposal and they were more concerned about the essentials that they need to buy and hence entertainment did not figure as a priority then. The release date of the film is yet to be announced. 

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.

Director Guru Deshpande said the film team travelled to different parts of Karnataka as part of the film’s publicity.The team travelled to Hiriyur, Davangere, Hubballi, Belagavi, Ballari and Hospet and met college students with the film’s trailer.

The director said the film is about how a gory incident plays havoc in the lives of the friends. He said the first half of the movie is full of entertainment while the second half focuses on goings-on in society. The director said new characters make an entry every 15 minutes and make the film interesting.

Ajai Rao is hoping that this film will give him a change of image as he has mouthed mass dialogues and punches as Janardhan. Krishna plays John in the movie and Yogi plays the lame Jaani in the movie. 

Malashri makes a special appearance as a cop Gurunandan also makes a guest appearance. Aindrita Ray appears in a hot song sequence. Baby Deeya of Kinnari fame has also acted in the movie.

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.

ಅಕ್ಟೋಬರ್ 24ರಿಂದ 28ರ ತನಕ ನಡೆಯಲಿರುವ ಈ ಪ್ರವಾಸದಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟಿಸಿರುವ ನಾಯಕರು ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡದ ಬಹುತೇಕರು ಪಾಲ್ಗೊಳ್ಳಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ನೆಲಮಂಗಲದ ಪವಾಡ ಶ್ರೀ ಬಸವಣ್ಣ ದೇವರ ಮಠದಿಂದ ಅಕ್ಟೋಬರ್ 24ರಂದು ಬೆಳಿಗ್ಗೆ 9.30ಕ್ಕೆ ಆರಂಭವಾಗುವ ಈ ಪ್ರವಾಸ ನಂತರ ತುಮಕೂರಿನ ಕಾಲೇಜುಗಳಿಗೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡಿ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ತೋರಿಸಿ, ಅಲ್ಲಿನ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳೊಂದಿಗೆ ಸಂವಾದ ನಡೆಸಲಿದೆ. ನಂತರ ಇದೇ ರೀತಿ, ಚಿತ್ರದುರ್ಗ, ಮುಧೋಳ, ಬಿಜಾಪುರ, ಶಹಾಪುರ... ಹೀಗೆ ಜಿಲ್ಲಾವಾರು ಸಭೆಗಳನ್ನು ನಡೆಸುತ್ತಾ, ವಿಶೇಷ ಟ್ಯಾಬ್ಲೋ ಮೂಲಕ ರಸ್ತೆ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಗಲಿದೆ. ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಸ್ಥಳೀಯ ವಾಹಿನಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಕೂಡಾ ಸಂದರ್ಶನಗಳನ್ನು ನೀಡುವುದು ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡದ ಬಯಕೆ.

ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯವಾಗಿ ಚಿತ್ರ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂಚರಿಸಿ ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿರಗಳಿಗೆ ಭೇಟಿ ಕೊಡುವುದು ಸಿನಿಮಾತಂಡಗಳ ವಾಡಿಕೆ. ಆದರೆ, ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್ ಚಿತ್ರ ಯುವಕರಿಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ್ದಾಗಿರುವುದರಿಂದ ಕಾಲೇಜು ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ-ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿನಿಯರಿಗೆ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರ ತಲುಪಿಸಿ, ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಬ್ಬರೂ ಚಿತ್ರ ವೀಕ್ಷಿಸುವಂತೆ ಮಾಡಬೇಕು ಎಂದು ಈ ತಂಡ ನಿರ್ಧರಿಸಿದೆ. ರಾಜಧಾನಿಯನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಂತೆ ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಬ್ಬರಿಗೂ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ತಲುಪಿಸಬೇಕು ಎನ್ನುವ ಉದ್ದೇಶದಿಂದ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಗೆ ಮುನ್ನವೇ `ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್' ಚಿತ್ರ ತಂಡ ವಿನೂತ ಮಾದರಿಯ ಪ್ರಚಾರಾಂದೋಲನ ಕೈಗೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿರುವುದು ವಿಶೇಷವಾಗಿದೆ.

ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರಾದ ಎಲ್ ಪದ್ಮನಾಭ, ಜಿ.ಎನ್.ಶಶಿ ಕಿರಣ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕೆ.ಗಿರೀಶ್ `ಎಂ.ಆರ್. ಪಿಕ್ಚರ್ಸ್' ಲಾಂಛನದ ಮೊದಲ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನವಾಗಿ ಈಗ `ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್' ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ರೂಪಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. `ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್' ಬೃಹತ್ ತಾರಾಗಣ ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಚಿತ್ರ. . ಅಜಯ್‍ರಾವ್, ಯೋಗೀಶ್(ಲೂಸ್‍ಮಾದ), ಕೃಷ್ಣ(ಮದರಂಗಿ) ನಾಯಕಾರಾಗಿ ನಟಿಸಿರುವ ಈ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಎಂ.ಎಸ್ ಉಮೇಶ್, ಗಿರಿಜಾ ಲೋಕೇಶ್, ಬ್ಯಾಂಕ್ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್, ಟೆನ್ನಿಸ್ ಕೃಷ್ಣ, ಗುರುನಂದನ್, ಯಶವಂತ್ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ, ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸಮೂರ್ತಿ, ರವಿಶಂಕರ್ ಗೌಡ, ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ ಸಿದ್ದಿ, ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮೀದೇವಿ, ಬಿರಾದಾರ್, ಗಿರಿಜಾ ಲೋಕೇಶ್, ಜಯಶ್ರೀ, ದಿಯಾ, ರೇಖಾ ಕುಮಾರ್, ಚಿತ್ರಾ ಶೆಣೈ ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ಮೂವತ್ತಕ್ಕೂ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಮಂದಿ ಹಿರಿಯ ಕಲಾವಿದರು ಅಭಿನಯಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಮಾಲಾಶ್ರೀ, ಐಂದ್ರಿತಾ ರೇ, ಮುಂಬೈ ಬೆಡಗಿ ಕಾಮನಾ ರಾನಾವತ್ ಕೂಡಾ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣ ಹಾಸ್ಯದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಗಂಭೀರವಾದ ವಿಚಾರವೊಂದನ್ನು ತೆರೆದಿಡುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್ ಚಿತ್ರದ್ದಾಗಿದೆ.
`ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್' ಚಿತ್ರತಕ್ಕೆ ಗುರು ದೇಶಪಾಂಡೆ ಅವರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನವಿದ್ದು, ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಜನ್ಯರ ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂತೋಶ್ ರೈ ಪಾತಾಜೆ ಅವರ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣವಿದೆ.

he audio of the upcoming Kannada comedy film John Jaani Janardhan was released on Monday evening at a colourful function in Bengaluru. The film is produced by Padmanabha Gowda, Girish and Shashikiran with the support of Muthappa Rai under the banner of M R Films. The film is directed by Guru Deshpande and it stars Ajai Rao, Yogi and Krishna in the lead roles. Kamna Ranawat is the heroine while Malashri and Aindrita Ray are seen in special roles with Aindrita being part of a dance number.

The function was marked by dance performances and songs which were sung by the film’s music composer Arjun Janya and the 11-year-old Malayalee sensation Shreya Jaydeep.

Ajai Rao said he plays Janardhan in the movie. He said all the three of them bonded well which is why the output of the movie is good.

Malashri said her character in the movie gives it a twist to the entire narrative. She said she had powerful dialogues to mouth and quite enjoyed working with all the three guys.  She praised the producer Padmanabha for taking a lot of interest in the film’s production.

Loose Maada Yogi said he plays a lame person and added that the producers are the real heroes of the movie. Yogi said he plays a Muslim guy Jaani in the movie who had to shave his moustache to look the role. He said the film has a strong supporting cast and is truly a multi-starrer.

Srinivasa Murthy said his role will surprise people as much as it surprised himself while working in the film. Girija Lokesh said she plays the neighbours to the three heroes in the film.

Baby Deeya of Kinnari has acted in the movie. Television actress and now producer of a daily soap Jayashree S Raj said she plays a mother to Baby Deeya in the movie. She said the film is a coming together of all the religions and that is the film’s speciality.

Gurunandan of 1st Rank Raju plays a small role in the movie. Ravishankar Gowda said John Jaani Janardhan is a secular title and it breaks all religious barriers which is good for the society. Rekha Kumar said the film is an entertainment package with a social message.

The highlights of the evening were the songs sung by Shreya Jaydeep, an 11-year-old Malayalee girl who has also sung for the movie. Arjun Janya sang two songs from the film which enthralled the audience comprising college students.

Cinematographer Santosh Rai  Pathaje said the film has a contemporary theme and feel with a lot of entertaining elements.

Krishna who plays John in the film said he is a guy who maintains a good build up with girls falling for his character in the movie. Kamna Ranawat said it was a wonderful experience working in the movie as much as it was a wonderful opportunity.

Muthappa Rai said he was confident that the film will do well and praised Padmanabh Gowda for his commitment to work. He said he liked the Kannada song and all the songs of the movie.

Director Guru Deshpande said John Jaani Janardhan is his fourth film as a director and is the biggest of them all. He said he enjoyed good support from his technicians that made it possible and easy to handle a multi-starrer such as this.

ಮಲ್ಟಿಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಹಾಡುಗಳ ಧಮಾಕ
ಚೌಡಯ್ಯ ಮಮೋರಿಯಲ್ ಹಾಲ್‍ನಲ್ಲಿ ಸೋಮವಾರ ಹಬ್ಬದ ವಾತವರಣ ಕಂಡುಬಂದಿತ್ತು. ಅದ್ದೂರಿ ವೆಚ್ಚದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣಗೊಂಡಿರುವ ‘ಜಾನ್ ಜಾನಿ ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್’ ಧ್ವನಿಸಾಂದ್ರಿಕೆ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಸಮಾರಂಭ ಕಾರಣವಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಕೊಂಚತಡವಾಗಿಯೇ ಆರಂಭಗೊಂಡ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಐದು ಹಾಡುಗಳನ್ನು ಪ್ರತ್ಯೇಕವಾಗಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿ, ಅದರ ಗೀತೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಆಕ್ಷಿಜನ್ ಡ್ಯಾನ್ಸ್ ತಂಡವು ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಹಾಕಿದ್ದು ಮನಮೋಹಕವಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಜನಾರ್ಧನ್ ಆಗಿ ಕಾಣ ಸಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಅಜಯ್‍ರಾವ್ ತಮ್ಮ ಮಾತಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ ನಂತರವೂ ನಾವೆಲ್ಲರೂ ಸಂಪರ್ಕದಲ್ಲಿ ಇದ್ದೇವೆ ಎಂದರು. ಮಲ್ಟಿಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದು ಸಂತಸ ತಂದಿದೆ. ಕುಂಟನ ಪಾತ್ರವಾಗಿದ್ದರಿಂದ ಹುಡುಗೀರು ಬೀಳುವುದಿಲ್ಲ. ಮೂವರು ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರು ಚಿತ್ರದ ಹೀರೋ ಆಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ ಅಂತಾರೆ ಜಾನಿ ಅವತಾರದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಯೋಗಿ. ಬುಲ್ಡ್‍ಪ್ ನೀಡುತ್ತಾ ಲಲನೆಯರಿಗೆ ಕಾಳು ಹಾಕುತ್ತಾರಂತೆ ಜಾನ್ ಆಗಿರುವ ಮದರಂಗಿಕೃಷ್ಣ. ಚಿಕ್ಕ ಪಾತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ, ಕಡಕ್ ಪೋಲೀಸ್ ಆಫೀಸರ್ ಆಗಿ ಜಬರ್‍ದಸ್ತ್ ಪಂಚಿಂಗ್ ಡೈಲಾಗ್ ಹೊಡೆಯುತ್ತೇನೆ ಎಂಬ ಮಾತು ಮಾಲಾಶ್ರೀ ಅವರದು. ಸಿನಿಮಾ ನೋಡಿದರೆ ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸಮೂರ್ತಿ ಇಂತಹ ಪಾತ್ರ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರ ಅಂತ ಆಶ್ಚರ್ಯ ಪಡುತ್ತಾರಂತೆ.

ರಿಯಲ್‍ನಲ್ಲಿ ತರಲೆ ಆಗಿರುವ ನಾನು ರೀಲ್‍ನಲ್ಲಿ ಹಾಗೆಯೇ ನಟನೆ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದೇನೆ ಎನ್ನುತ್ತಾರೆ ಗಿರಿಜಾಲೋಕೇಶ್. ಸಿನಿಮಾವನ್ನು ಜಾತ್ಯತೀತಕ್ಕೆ ಹೋಲಿಸಿದರು ರವಿಶಂಕರ್‍ಗೌಡ. ಬೇರೆಯವರ ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಬರೆಯುವುದು ನೆಮ್ಮದಿ ಸಿಕ್ಕಂತೆ ಎಂಬುದಾಗಿ ಅಲೆಮಾರಿ ಸಂತು ಹೇಳಿಕೊಂಡರೆ, ಅದು ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಜವಬ್ದಾರಿಯಾಗಿರುತ್ತೆ ಎಂಬ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯ ಚೇತನ್‍ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅವರದಾಗಿತ್ತು. 6-60 ವಯಸ್ಸಿನವರು ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ 40 ಹಿರಿಯ ಕಲಾವಿದರು ನಟನೆ ಮಾಡಿರುವುದು ವಿಶೇಷವಾಗಿದೆ. ಮನರಂಜನೆ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಸಂದೇಶವನ್ನು ಹೇಳಿದ್ದೇವೆ. ಮೇಡಂನವರದು ಚಿಕ್ಕಪಾತ್ರವಾದರೂ ಇಡಿ ಸಿನಿಮಾವನ್ನು ತೂಗಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ ಅಂತ ವ್ಯಾಖ್ಯಾನ ನೀಡಿದರು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಗುರುದೇಶಪಾಂಡೆ. ಮಾಜಿ ವಾಣ ಜ್ಯ ಮಂಡಳಿ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷ ವಿಜಯ್‍ಕುಮಾರ್ ಆರೂವರೆ ಕೋಟಿ ಜನರ ಆರ್ಶಿವಾದದಿಂದ ಹಿಟ್ ಆಗುವುದು ಗ್ಯಾರಂಟಿ ಎಂದರು. ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ಎಲ್.ಪದ್ಮನಾಭ್‍ರವರು ಎಂ.ಆರ್ ಬ್ಯಾನರ್‍ನಡಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ ಮಾಡಿರುವುದರಿಂದ ಶುಭಹಾರೈಸಲು ಮುತ್ತಪ್ಪರೈ ಆಗಮಿಸಿದ್ದು ಕಳೆ ತಂದುಕೊಟ್ಟಿತ್ತು. ಹಿಡಿದ ಕೆಲಸವನ್ನು ಬಿಡದ ಛಲಗಾರ ಪದ್ಮನಾಭ್ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಹಾಡು ಇಷ್ಟವಾಗಿದೆ. ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿ ಬಂದಿರುವ ಸಿನಿಮಾವು ಇನ್ನು ಮುಂದೆ ಜನರು ನೋಡಬೇಕು ಅಂತ ಬಣ್ಣನೆ ಮಾಡಿದರು ಮಾಜಿ ಡಾನ್ ಪ್ರಸಕ್ತ ಜಯ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಂಸ್ಥಾಪಕ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷ ಮುತ್ತಪ್ಪರೈ. ಸಂಗೀತ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಅರ್ಜುನ್‍ಜನ್ಯಾ, ಗಾಯಕಿ ಬೇಬಿ ಶ್ರೇಯಾ ಗಾಯನ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದು ಸಭಿಕರಿಗೆ ಖುಷಿ ನೀಡಿತು. ಫಸ್ಟ್ ರ್ಯಾಂಕ್ ರಾಜು ಗುರುನಂದನ್, ಪ್ರಜಾ ಟಿವಿ ಮುಖ್ಯಸ್ಥ ಗುಣಶೇಖರ್‍ರೆಡ್ಡಿ, ಜೇಂಕಾರ್ ಆಡಿಯೋ ಮಾಲೀಕ ಭರತ್‍ಜೈನ್,, ರೇಖಾ, ನಾಯಕಿ ಕಾಮನಾಜೇಠ್ಮಲಾನಿ,ಜಯಶ್ರೀ, ಹೆಚ್ಚೇನು ಮಾತನಾಡಲಿಲ್ಲ. ಸಿ.ಎನ್.ಶಶಿಕಿರಣ್, ಕೆ.ಗಿರೀಶ್ ಪಾಲುದಾರರಾಗಿರುವ ಚಿತ್ರವು ಇದೇ ತಿಂಗಳ ಕೊನೆವಾರದಂದು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿದೆ.
-ಕೆಎನ್‍ಎನ್ ಸಿನಿಸರ್ಕಲ್ ನ್ಯೂಸ್

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. Ravishankar Gowda and  Gurunandan are also in the cast while Aindrita Ray will be making an appearance in a special song. 

Ajai Rao said it has been 13 years since he entered cinema but he said he had acted in the movie with all the passion. He admitted and apologized for creating trouble during the film’s shoot. He said it was for the sake of cinema and that it should not be mistaken. He praise Yogi’s timing in delivering his lines. 

Yogi said there is a lot to learn while working in multi-starrers. He said Ajai Rao is a professional actor. He said his role is that of a lame man who is affected by polio and in lighter vein said that the director took out his grudge against the actor. 

Madarangi Krishna said working in the movie’s shoot was like a picnic. Ravishankar Gowda said it is a sentimental film. He said he plays an ambulance driver and remembered his father who was one. He said his father was an operator in a cinema theatre before becoming a driver. Gowda said the film doesn’t give any advice or message and is a complete entertainer. 

Aindrita Ray said she worked for three days to complete the special song appearance Preethiya Paarivaala. 

Cinematographer Santosh Rai Pathaje said they shot the movie without wasting a minute. He praised the producer. 

Choreographer Murali said all the three artistes had acted in the movie without any ego.

The film has been shot in Bengaluru, Srirangapatna and Bangkok.

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.

Director Guru Deshpande said his long pending desire to direct a multistarrer had come true with this film. He said the film has a song on learning Kannada.

Kannada Development Authority Chairman Hanumantaiah said he felt like speaking up after watching the promotional song on Kannada. He said film-makers should go for more original scripts instead of remakes.

Muthappa Rai said he was not producing the film although the banner says M R Pictures. He said he had incurred a loss of Rs 2 crore after producing a Kannada film but said he is backing producing and was keen to get into production.

Ajai Rao, Yogi and Krishna spoke briefly about their roles respectively. They play John, Johnny and Janardhan respectively in the same order. Gurunandan of 1stRank Raju fame will be making a guest appearance.

The film is expected to release in December, according to the producer.

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