As the political ‘Kurukshetra’ is nearing to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, he was present on Sunday night to flag off ‘Munirathna Kurukshetra’ at Prabhakar Kore Convention Hall.
It was a massive turn out of guests, artists, fans of Munirathna Naidu on Sunday night. The only one who spoke on the dais was producer cum MLA Munirathna. A video of the achievement of Munirathna Naidu was also displayed on huge screen.
In the 80 plus years of Kannada cinema industry the thought discussed in this film has not come so far. This film is going to give a tough challenge to non Kannada films. This is 3D presentation. Munirathna Naidu in a speed explained the roles played by top artists of Karnataka – Darshan, Ambarish, Ananthnag, Arjun Sarja, V Ravichandran, Sai Kumar, Ravishanker, Srinath, Srinivasamurthy, Ravi Chetan, Chandan and others.
Karnataka chief minister lighted the lamp with BK Hariprasad, DK Suresh and many others on the dais. The trailer with statements was displayed. For the muhurut shot there was nothing special arrangement when chief minister sounded clap board.
Later speaking to media at an adjacent place Munirathna Naidu stated that had he planned two years ago he could have got call sheet of some more top stars of Kannada cinema. It is just two months thought and I should not disturb other actors for call sheet he said. On the title Munirathna Kurukshetra, he said there is nothing wrong in telling like that. I am coming back to cinema after five years. I would give a competition to other langue films. This is purely in Kannada and it may get dubbed to other languages he stated.
At the media meet director Naganna stated that it is Industry cinema. He wish to do the work and then speak. It is one schedule film in ‘Start to Finish’ system he pointed.
Cameraman Jayanan Vincent, Joni Harsha, stunt director King Solomon, writer GK Bharavi, Jayasri Devi and Danish Akthar Sifi were present at the media address.
The list of technicians is very strong for this ‘Kurukshetra’ - GK Bharavi screenplay, Jayanan Vincent camera, V Harikrishna music, Joni Harsha editing, Kiran Kumar art, King Solomon stunts, Shivashanker dance, Dr V Nagendra Prasad lyrics.
The 3D technology is supervised by Jeemun Pullely, 3 D stereographer is KP Nambiathriri, CG and visual effects by Bahubali team, FVX by Ram Mohan, Durga Prasad.
Costumes by Saayi and Thirumala, associate director is Devaraj Paalan, co director is SV Prasaad, production designer is Vasu, Production in charge is Shivakumar Anchalli, production designing by Narasimha and Bhasker, assistant directors are Umesh, Narayan, Prasad, Suresh Hyderabad, Ram Babu, Khaadar, Subash, still photographer is Still Seenu, media publicity officer is RS Harish.