The team of Manikya has shifted to Bidar from Monday. The Sudeep directed film completed a short schedule in Kanteerava Studio before shifting.The shooting at the studio was for a few hours on Monday morning. The film is set in Bidar and is about two fueding families.
Ravichandran and Ravishankar play the heads of the two families. Sudeep plays Ravichandran's son. Shooting in Bidar is for 10 days. Important locations in Bidar city will be seen in the film. Usually Bidar's forts and historical locations are used as backdrop for shooting songs. But in Manikya, the city itself is used as backdrop for the story.