KANAKA MANE TANAKA – KUMARA-MURTHY COMBINE
HD Kumaraswamy coming back to art field after a long time is keen in giving a competitive television serial to the family audience and to the present generation that is not aware much on the 16th century philosopher, poet and ardent devotee of Lord Krishna – Kanakadasaru. HDK mentioned the good contents of Su Rudramurthy Shastry book on ‘Kanakadasaru’ and said it is an impeccable one to bring it on small screen. This one in the hands of Srinivasamurthy will do magic for Kasthuri television channel. It would bring TRP and quality at a time feels HDK who owns the Kannada satellite channel with his wife Smt Anitha Kumaraswamy as managing director.
Srinivasamurthy has taken it as a challenge. He has formed a good team and I will be with him regularly inquiring on the proceedings stated HDK.
Srinivasamurthy who is with multiple responsibilities on this ‘Kanakadasaru’ explained how he is going about the mega television serial for Kasthuri Kannada channel.
The television serial has references of Vyasarayary, Purandaradasaru, Basavanna etc. The Kanakadasa Vachanas plus the books Mohana Tarangini, Ramadhani chaitre, Nala Damayanthi and Haribhakta Sara will be referred in the mega television serial.
Starting shooting in January on 15th the telecast of it is expected to go on Ugadi day in 2014 days Srinivasamurthy. Bala Kanaka is played by his grandson Harsha (studying in 2nd standard at JSS – a debut for young sweet looking. He is the son of Naveen Krishna), Naveen Krishna will be playing the ‘Kanakadasa’ role till Dikshe, after the age picks up the role is performed by Srinivasamurthy till the last frame of the television serial.
Ramesh Bhat is playing the role of Rangajja feels honored with such a role.
Vasantha Kulkarni is arriving at the sets, Muthuraj is cameraman, Gubbi Krishna father of actress Shruthi and Sharan is also in important role. The role of Krishna is by Sanjeevu Kulkarni son Saurav (who played young age of Sri Raghavendra Swamy).
I had not acted in my father direction so far in my career and I have to tune up my son for the ‘Bala Kanaka’ role stated Naveen Krishna.