This Durga Parameshwari cine Productions maiden venture ‘Maanjra’ is based on a real life victim of love ‘Shanker’ of Belagavi district in 2005. After failure of love and Padma, Shanker lover getting married to some other boy, Shanker goes mentally ill. He is suffering from this ailment for a long time.
Based on this love story the film is made and titled as ‘Maanjra’. Apparently ‘Maanjra’ is the name of river and the name of heroine in the film. The audio songs of the film and trailer were released on Wednesday morning at Renukamba Digital theatre. Shanker victim of Love was also present and sat on the dais as mute spectator.
Ranjeeth Singh of Pune struggling for quite long time is in the lead role. He thanked for the workshop given before acting in front of the camera. Apoorva is female lead of the film.
Muthuraj Reddy of Kurnool district obtaining experience in Telugu films is independent director. He had seen an article in ‘E Nadu’ newspaper and made a clipping of it to convert in to a film story. This film also has Marathi girl and Kannada boy love story. There is twenty percent of Marathi language in this Kannada film. The olden days style of expressing love in match box, letter is utilized in this film.
Ravi Arjun Poojera is producer; Chimayi has scored music and written lyrics for four songs. He felt unhappy for plug in style of music scoring today. He has used live instruments for his scorings that are pretty good to hear.
Lahari Velu and Dr V Nagendra Prasad were present as chief guests to released audio of the film. Nagendra Prasad made an advice to release the film carefully to catch audience attention.
Director Muthuraj Reddy written story, screenplay and dialogues for the film, Akash Jadhav scores background, Syed Yasin and Sharat worked behind camera,Sangamesh Kamathi and Ajikya Shinde are editors, Kaurvav Venkatesh done stunts, Ramya Udupi and Raksha Udupi are dance director Basavaraj Madar is production executive.
Nithyaraj, Ranjan Panaguththi, ES Patil, Nalii Vidyasagar and others are in the cast.