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  • Darshan In Shock, Rushing From Sweden For His Ambi Appaji

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    Challenging Star Darshan who shares a special bond with Rebel Star Ambareesh is in total shock ever since the actor heard the news that his appaji is no more. 

    Darshan was shooting for 'Yejamana' in Sweden. He along with the entire film team has cancelled the shoot and are rushing back to Bengaluru to visit the legend actor and a friendly human being for the last time.

    Darshan who fondly calls Ambareesh as 'appaji', has already taken off from Sweden and is enroute to Bengaluru, and thereafter will head straight to Mandya where the mortal remains will be kept for public to pay their last respects till Monday morning.

    Ambi treated Darshan more like his son, and always backed him during his turbulent personal life, and professional career. In fact when Ambareesh was admitted in Singapore hospital, Darshan met him and enquired about his health. Later, they shared the screen in 'Ambareesha'.

  • Darshan in Weekend with Ramesh this Week

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    Darshan who normally shies away from appearing in reality programmes will be making his appearance in 'Weekend with Ramesh' this Saturday night, which is being aired on Zee TV. The reality show which is being anchored by Ramesh Aravind has seen a lot of celebrities including Ambarish, Devaraj, Rangayana Raghu and others sharing their experiences about their career and life.

    However, Darshan stayed away from the programme due to various reasons. This time the channel is successful to rope him to be a part of the show.

    The programme will be aired on Saturday and Sunday nights.

  • Darshan is the Special Guest in Maja Talkies

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    'Challenging Star' Darshan is one who actor who normally doesn't like to appear in small screen for various reasons. However, the actor participated in a reality show called 'Kaasge Toss' a couple of years ago. The actor is now back to small screen as a guest in the popular reality show 'Maja Talkies' being aired in Colors Kannada.

    Darshan is the chief guest of the 50th episode of the 'Maja Talkies' being anchored and directed by Srujan Lokesh. Darshan will be seen in the episodes which will be aired on the 15th and 16th of August at 8 PM. Darshan along with Bullet Prakash has participated in the show and has shared some unique experiences through the show.

  • Darshan Isn't My Enemy: Nikhil Kumaraswamy

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    Reacting to rumors about his indifference with challenging star Darshan, Nikhil Kumaraswamy, son of former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has said that there is no truth to it.

    The actor turned politician who plays the mythological role of Abhimanyu in Munirathna Kurukshetra, shared that he may not be in contact with Darshan but he is certainly not his enemy.

    He was recently seen dubbing his voice for the film directed by Naganna. On delaying his dubbing, the actor clarified saying that it was due to relentless election campaigning and then the political responsibilities which kept him occupied.

    He also said that his next will be directed by a Kannada filmmaker, which is being produced by Lyca Production. For the time being, the actor said that he will do films outside his home banner.

    Nikhil also shared his experience of acting alongside rebel star Ambareesh and his friendship with Abhisek Gowda.

    The actor has urged the audience to treat him like an actor on the big screen and not as a politician. "Cinema is my passion and politics is my responsibility entrusted to me by my party. I shall keep acting as long as passion in me for acting exists," the actor signs off.


  • Darshan Lands In Bengaluru, Rushes To Kanteerava Stadium

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    Challenging Star Darshan who was shooting in Sweden, has just landed in Bengaluru. He is rushing to Kanteerava Stadium where the mortal remains of his appaji, as Darshan fondly refers to rebel star Ambareesh will be brought back from Mandya.

    Darshan had flown to Sweden to shoot for the film ‘Yejamana’ along with actress Rashmika Mandanna and the entire film and the producers of the film Shylaja Nag and B Suresha.

    Soon after learning the sad demise of Ambareesh, Darshan cut short his stay in Sweden, and somehow managed to find the immediate next flight to Bengaluru after a bit of struggle.

    The mortal remains of Ambareesh will be flown back to HAL airport from Mandya by around 11 am, and will be taken to Kanteerava Stadium from where the final profession of Ambareesh to Kanteerava Studio will begin. Darshan is soon expected to reach Kanteerava stadium from where he is expected accompany the procession to the studio.

  • Darshan Lauds Dr Vishnu Festival 

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    Darshan has lent his support to the Dr Vishnuvardhan National Festival taking place in New Delhi. In a series of tweets he has said that he is also a fan of Vishnuvardhan and everyone knows how much Vishnuvardhan loved his fans. Darshan praised the efforts of all the fans who were organising the festival on such a huge scale. 

    Darshan said that though Vishnuvardhan was not physically present now the love of his fans has not diminished one bit in all these years. He has said that Vishnuvardhan is one and only Lion of the industry and signed off wishing the fans again. The national festival for Vishnuvardhan is the first of its kind for any actor and taking place in the Delhi Kannadiga auditorium in Delhi organised by Vishnu Sena Samathi (VSS). It is being attended by over 500 Vishnuvardhan fans from Karnataka and a large number of dignitaries from the fields of films and arts.

  • Darshan Not Happy With Viraat Releasing on Jan 22

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    Darshan has made it clear that he is not happy with his movie Viraat releasing on January 22 because this sudden release will affect other Kannada films. Darshan has pointed to producer Kalyan for creating this problem.


    Darshan says it is better to release the film on or after Jan 29. By bringing up the release of Viraat, schedules of other Kannada films have been affected. When the film has been delayed for two years, waiting one more week is not a problem, the actor has said. Three days of shooting for a song is also pending for the film.

  • Darshan Off To Switzerland For Tarak Shooting

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    Darshan who came back from Malaysia last week after shooting for 'Tarak', has traveled to Switzerland on Tuesday morning. Darshan has travelled to Switzerland for the shooting of songs for 'Tarak'.

    The team of 'Tarak' has completed the talkie as well as action portions of the film and is all set to shoot songs in Switzerland, Italy and other places. The team will be shooting for songs in those places in the next few days and Darshan will be back by first week of July.

    'Tarak' is being produced by Dushyanth who earlier produced 'Monalisa', 'Sri' and 'Milana'. Shruthi Hariharan and Sanvi Srivatsav will be playing the female leads opposite Darshan. Devaraj, Sadhu Kokila and others play prominent roles in the film. A V Krishnakumar is the cinematographer, while Arjun Janya is the music composer of this film.

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  • Darshan Plays Bhagath Singh's Role In 'Inspector Vikram'

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    Actor Darshan who has currently finished the talkie portions of 'Yajamana' has completed his portions for Prajwal's 'Inspector Vikram'.

    Darshan plays a guest role in 'Inspector Vikram' and is seen as Bhagath Singh in the film. The film is not a biopic nor the film is connected to pre-independence era. The film is a commercial entertainer and what is the relation between a freedom fighter and a police inspector is yet to be seen in the film.

    'Inspector Vikram' stars Prajwal Devaraja, Bhavana Menon and others in prominent roles. Ramesh Aravind is playing a negative character in the film. Debutante Narasimha is the director, While Vikyath who co-produced 'Pushpaka Vimana' is the producer.

  • Darshan Praises The Teaser And Title Song Of 'Takkar'

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    The teaser and the title song of Manoj starrer 'Takkar' was released a few days back. Recently, actor Darshan had invited the team of 'Takkar' to his residence and watched the teaser and title song. Darshan said he was very much impressed by what he saw and praised the team for the making of the film. Darshan also gave few tips regarding the release and marketing of the film.

    'Takkar' stars Darshan's cousin Manoj, who had acted in small roles in films like 'Chakravarthi'. Now he has turned hero with 'Takkar' and the shooting for the film is completed and the post-production is in progress.

    'Takkar' is written and directed by Raghu Shastri who earlier directed Vinay Rajakumar's 'Run Antony'. The film is being produced by Nagesh Kogilu, who earlier produced 'Huliraya'. 'Takkar' stars Manoj along with Ranjini Raghavan and others. Kiran Hampapura is the cameraman, while Manikanth Kadri is the music director.

  • Darshan Releases A Song From 'Singa'

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    Actor Darshan on Saturday released a song from Chiranjeevi Sarja starrer 'Singha'. Earlier, a song called 'Shaane Top Aagavle' was released and now another song called 'What a Beautiful Lady' was released by Darshan.

    Producer Uday Mehta has organised a success meet for songs and Darshan had come as a chief Guest. Chiranjeevi Sarja, Aditi Prabhudeva, Tara and others were present at the occasion.

    'Singha' is scheduled to release on the 19th of July across Karnataka. The film is  produced by Uday Mehta under Vasavi Productions and Vijay Kiran is the director. The film stars Chiranjeevi Sarja, Aditi Prabhudeva, Ravishankar and others in prominent roles.

  • Darshan Releases Beautiful Manasugalu Songs

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    Actor Darshan on Thursday night released the songs of Satish Neenasam and Shruthi Hariharan starrer 'Beautiful Manasugalu' at Cinepolis in Bangalore.

    The audio release of the film was attended by Tabla Nani, Achyuthu Kumar, Satish Neenasam, Vijay Prasad, Anup Seelin and others and Darshan released the songs of the film amidst a huge applause.

    'Beautiful Manasugalu's the fourth film of director Jayatheertha, who had earlier directed 'Olave Mandara'. The film is based on a real incident which happened in 2012. based on the incident, Jayatheertha has written the story and screenplay of the film. Skanda Audio Prasanna is the producer of the film. Bharath B J is the music director while Kiran Hampapur is the cameraman.

  • Darshan Releases Kolara -1990 Audio

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    Challenging Star Darshan on Friday evening released the songs of Yogi starrer 'Kolara 1990' composed by Hemanth Kumar G R.

    Apart from Darshan, former Chief Minister and producer H D Kumaraswamy was supposed to release the trailer of the film. However, the former Chief Minister was not present due to various reasons. On behalf of him, Kodihalli Chandrashekhar released the trailer. Yogi, Naina, ACP Shivakumar and others were present during the occasion,

    'Kolara 1990' is being written and directed by Aryaa Mahesh and produced by R Lakshminarayana Gowda and Ramesh. Lahari Music has released the songs.

  • Darshan Releases Ram-Leela Tailer

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    Actor Darshan who is riding high with the release of his latest film 'Airavatha' has released the trailer of Chiranjeevi Sarja-Amulya starrer 'Ram-Leela' being produced by Soundarya Jagadish.

    Darshan and Soundarya Jagadish share a cordial relationship and Darshan had even acted in 'Snehitaru' being produced by Soundarya Jagadish.

    Darshan said he is very much happy to release the trailer of 'Ram-Leela' and wished the team a huge success. 'Ram-Leela' is expected to hit the screens in November.

  • Darshan Releases The First Look And teaser Of 'Bumper'

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    Challenging Star' Darshan on Sunday released the first look and teaser of Dhanveer's second film 'Bumper' and has wished super success to the team.

    Danveer on Sunday celebrated his birthday on the occasion of his birthday, the first look and teaser was released. The team visited Darshan who was busy shooting for his latest film 'Robert'. Darshan who has always been supporting the actor, released the first look and teaser of the film and wished him huge success. Santhu, Tarun Sudhir, Chethan Kumar, Supreeth, Karisubbu annd others were present at the occasion.

    'Bumper' is being produced by Supreeth and directed by Santhu who is currently busy with the post production of his new film 'Bichchugatti'. Chethan Kumar of 'Bharaate' fame has written the story, screenplay and dialogues for the film. Nakul Abhayankar is the music composer.

  • Darshan Releases The Songs Of 'Bazaar'

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    'Simple' Suni's new film 'Bazaar' is all set to be released in the month of September. Meanwhile, the songs of the film was released by Darshan on Tuesday.

    The audio release of 'Bazaar' was held at the Bunt Sangha in Bangalore on Tuesday and actor Darshan came over as chief guest and released the songs of the film. MLA V Somanna was also present at the occasion.

    'Bazaar' is directed by Thimmegowda under Bharathi Film Productions banner. M L Prasanna has written the story, while Suni has written the screenplay apart from directing it. Santhosh Rai Pathaje is the cinematographer, while Ravi Basrur is the music director.


  • Darshan Releases The Songs Of 'Life Jothe Ondu Selfie'

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    The shooting for Dinakar Thoogudeepa's new film 'Life Jothe Ondu Selfie' which stars Prem, Prajwal and Haripriya is completed and the songs of the film was released by Darshan recently.

    Producer Samruddhi Manjunath had organised the audio release on his birthday. It was incidentally his wife's and son's birthday also. Their birthdays were celebrated after the release of the songs. Darshan, Devaraj, Aditya, Yashas Surya, Minister Puttaraju and others were present during the occasion. 

    Dinakar's wife Manasa has written the story for Dinakar is back with 'Life Jothe Ondu Selfie'. Raghu Shastry and Chintan are writing the lyrics. V Harikrishna is composing the music for the film, while Niranjan Babu is the cameraman.


  • Darshan Releases The Songs Of 'MLA'

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    The shooting for Pratham starrer 'MLA' is complete and the songs of the film composed by Vikram Subramanya was released by actor Darshan on Tuesday Afternoon.

    Apart from Darshan, Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce president Sa Ra Govindu, N M Suresh, Pratham, Sonal Montario and others were present during the occasion.

    'MLA' is being written and directed by Maurya, while Venkatesh Redy is the music director. Krishna Sarathy is the cinematographer.

  • Darshan Releases The Songs Of 'Premier Padmini'

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    'Challenging Star' Darshan on Monday night released the songs of Jaggesh's new film 'Premier Padmini' being directed by Ramesh Indira.

    The audio release of 'Premier Padmini' was organised at the Sheraton Hotel in Bangalore and Darshan came over as the chief guest and released the songs of the film composed by Arjun Janya.

    'Premier Padmini' stars Jaggesh, Madhoo, Pramod, Hita Chandrashekhar, Sudharani and others in prominent roles. 'Premier Padmini' marks the debut of Shruthi Naidu as producer to film industry. Advaitha Gurumurthy is the cameraman.


  • Darshan Releases the Songs of Nanna Prakara

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    Kishore-Priymani starrer 'Nanna Prakara' is all set to release on the 23rd of August. Meanwhile, the songs of the film as well as the trailer was released by 'Challenging Star' Darshan on Thursday evening in Bangalore.

    The audio and trailer release event was organised and Darshan came over as chief guest and released the songs as well as trailer. Apart from Darshan, former minister Zameer Ahmed Khan, Cheluvarayaswamy, Magadi Balakrishna and the team members were present at the occasion.

    'Nanna Prakara' is written and directed by debutante Vinay Balaji. The film stars Priyamani, Kishore, Mayuri, Vihan, Niranjan Deshpande and others in prominent roles. Manohar Joshi is the cinematographer.


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