Two eminent personalities – Puneeth Rajakumar the power house of Kannada cinema and Prem the prolific director of Kannada cinema joining together for the first time in Seethabhaireshwara Productions Kannada film ‘Raj The Showman’ produced by Suresh Gowdru and P.S.Srinivasamurthy has to complete two songs shoot in Canada. The film is slated for release on April 24 – the Raja of Karnataka Dr.Rajanna birthday. In fact the fans are already forcing for the release of the film on that special day.
Prem giving a round up of the shooting done so far explained the solid state of mind and workaholic nature of Puneeth Rajakumar. Working round the clock sometime without food and some time with bread Puneeth cooperated and his participation in stunt scenes is something very exhilarating.
The 80 feet jump and from five storied building when vehicles are moving on the road ala the ‘Krish’ style of Hrithik Roshan, the pirate style song, the five actions, sentiment scenes have all come out in excellent way informed Prem. Already 12000 posers with five designs are ready.
It is for ‘Raj The Showman’ the motion control camera the most expensive one used for films like ‘Gajini’ is used paying Rs.5 lakh rent for four days. I always believed in one thing that I should be on the spot for everything movement of the film. The memorable moment among all is the presence of top actresses Jayamala, Jayanthi, Jayaprada, Bharathi and Urvashi in a song. The climax song was shot for 8 days and it has been nice working with artists like Sadhu, Rangayana Raghu, Chitra Rekha, Ramanithu Chaudhary and others says Prem. As always the investment part is not much for the talkie portions. It is always for the songs and action aggress Prem.
In the places like Taj Mahal (see another report in this website) Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Agra, Kutub Minar, Bangalore, Mysore, Madikeri, Kasargod and in Parappana Agrahara to get right visuals we have shot. For the permission we got to shoot in jail the producers donated Ambulance to the prison informed Prem.
Actor of high caliber Shanker Ashwath made the right statement at the right time. The independence, environment, work and behavior have been excellent in this team. I have not found all these in any film so far. The director Prem is like Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Puneeth Rajakumar who is down to earth is Sachin Tendulkar of Kannada films said Shanker Ashwath. The extraction of talent from us and knowing from us was very good attitude of director Prem added Shanker Ashwath.
Producer Srinivasamurthy was humble in telling that the delay of two or three days is only because of him. Without any problems we have done the shooting. I was always seeing work, work and only work from Prem. The permission for location was getting late because it was told in the last minute. Other wise everything is crystal clear said Srinivasamurthy.