Actor-director-producer S Narayan who is lying low for a while for various reasons, has at last got a chance to smile. The reason behind this is Narayan has been appointed as the new principal of Adarsha Film Institute in Bangalore.
Adarsha Film Institute has been giving training to various aspirants in film making. Many actors and technicians including Jaggesh, D Rajendra Babu, Ganesh, Priya Hassan and others are trained from the training institute. For the last 20 years veteran director-actor Bhagawan of Dorai Bhagawan fame worked as the principal of the Institute.
Now Bhagawan has stepped down as principal due to age factor and will be making way for S Narayan as the new principal of the Institute. Narayan will soon be taking charge as the new principal.
Sudeep is all set to direct Ravichandran in a new untitled film confirmed producer M N Kumar. He has been trying to do a film with Sudeep for some time now. The film was supposed to be launched during Sudeep's last birthday itself. However, the film got delayed because of Sudeep's prior commitments. Now that Sudeep is thorough with 'Big Boss', he is all set to direct and act in a film which us scheduled to be launched on Aug 12 or 19th or 23.
MN Kumar says the new untitled film will have Ravichandran playing a prominent role in the film. Sudeep himself has written the story and screenplay of the film. We have already had a discussion with Ramys and she may be the heroine for Sudeep, the search for heroine for Ravichandran is still on.
This is the first time that the likes of Sudeep and Ravichandran coming together for the first time. Chitraloka wishes the Sudeep and Ravichandran a great success for their new venture.
What would be the title for this movie? Malla – Nalla?
Much acclaimed director who gave hatrick hits in the 90s in the form of 'Beladingala Baale', 'Nishkarsha' and 'Nammoora Mandara Hoove' is back with a new untitled film starring Ananth Nag, Ramesh Aravind and Rangayana Raghu in lead roles.
The film is a comedy and Desai himself has penned the story, screenplay and dialogues apart from directing the film. Desai plans to start the film next month.
Desai had last directed the film 'Sarigamapa' with Prajwal and Nakshatra in lead roles. However, the film was shelved due to various reasons. Desai had planned another film with 'Aa Dinagalu' Chetan which did not materialise. Now Desai is all set to make a comeback with a film with Ramesh and Ananthnag. Chitraloka wishes the director a happy come back.
News about Pooja Gandhi turning producer is there for quite some time now. Pooja now has officially registered a title called 'Abhinetri' (Actress) in KFCC and is likely to start the new film under her home production.
Pooja today came to the KFCC and applied for a formal membership. She also appeared before the Organisation and Management Committee which is a counseling committee for producers. Pooja was put various questions by the committee and the actress seemed to be very much impressed by the committee's concern for the producers.
The title would be put before the title committee soon and after discussions, the title would be given to Pooja. Chitraloka wishes Pooja as her new capacity as a producer.
Shivarajkumar has agreed to a historic role once again. He will be seen in the role of Santa Kabirdas, the 15th Century saint in a new film. Shivanna did the historic role of Gandugali Kumararama nearly seven years ago. This will be his second historic role.
The film will be directed by Narendra Babu whose first film, Kabaddi won the State best film award. Dohas of Kabir will be translated to Kannada to be used in the film. Babu says Shivanna agreed to the role since even he believed in the philosophy of Kabir which preaches communal harmony. Shooting for the film will start in November or December following Shivanna's film for producer Radhika.
Shivanna has done very few roles that his legendary father Dr Rajkumar did. He has avoided repeating his roles. This will be one of the few films where Shivanna will play the character played by Rajkumar. The late actor had done the role of Kabir 50 years ago.