Despite the CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC consuming all walks of life for more than eight months there are still some developments in the Kannada filmdom before the closure of cinema from March 14 and after the renewal of activities in October 2020.
We give you in a nutshell the developments of the year 2020:
· 1 CR GIFT TO AUDIENCE FROM SHIVAPRAKASH- Aishwarya Developers vibrant producer Shivaprakash `Sri Bharata Bahubali`offered Rs.1 crore gift to audience.
· MANE MARATTAKKIDE 50 DAYS CELEBRATION
· MADHU MADHURAVI MANJULA GANA 2 RELEASE
· CHANDANAVANA F C A TROPHY UNVEILED
· CHETAN : MEGA SIMPLE WEDDING
· WE WANT PERCENTAGE KFPA
· RAMBO 2 CHUTU CHUTU SETS RECORD
· DIRECTORS FILM BAZAAR at the 12 BIFFES.
· 12 BIFFES YASH, BONEY KAPOOR ATTEND
· ARJUN JANYA RECOVERS `Arjun Janya was at the right time, at the right hospital and with the right doctors attending on him saved his life`.
· GAANA CHANDANA IN DD
· SHUBHA PUNJA TO WED SUMANTH
· KANADANTE MAYAVADANU RE RELEASE
· 14TH MARCH 2020 : CORONA VIRUS IMPACT BANDH DECLARED : That means the Malls, theatres; public functions etc there will be no gathering till further orders.
· ALIDU ULIDAVARU REACHES 100
· LOVELY STAR PREM URULUSEVE PRAYER : Nenapirali Prem alias Lovely star Prem had made an Uruluseve Namaskara to Lord Raghavendra Swamy at Mantralaya Math for stopping of COVID 19.
· TELEVISION TO CLOSE FROM 22 MARCH
· SPB SONG ON COVID 19 FOR KAIKINI LYRICS
· NIKIL KUMARASWAMY 37 LAKHS DONATIONS Nikil Kumarawamy son of HD Kumaraswamy former Chief Minister organized for handing over of cheques to 15 plus departments of cinema industry that amounted to Rs.37 lakhs.
· NIKIL KUMARASWAMY : REVATHI MARRIAGE SIMPLE STYLE
· SHRUTHI NAIDU MM IN MYSURU TO HELP NEEDY
· HAMSALEKHA BYE BYE CORONA SONG
· POWER STAR PUNEETH DONATE 50 LAKHS
· HARIPRIYA BABE KNOWS NEW ATTEMPT
· PRODUCERS URGE FOR KFCC SUPPORT
· SHIVANNA IN SHORT FILM ON CORONA 19
· AA KARALA RATHRI IN TELUGU
· CINEMA INDUSTRY PLEA FOR RS 100 CRORES
· CM AND SRI DESHIKENDRA ADDRESS AKKA : `Webinars` addressing on the occasion of COVID 19 is taking place from AKKA – Association of Kannada Koota of America : especially NAVIKA is organizing an address from Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa and Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji of JSS Math on 12th of April, Sunday. India Time: 9:15 PM USA Time: 11:30 am EST / 10:30 am CST / 8:30 am PST Communication: Zoom Conference Video Call
· SANGEETH SETHU SPB SING SHANKER NAG SONG
· DR RAJ 12 FILMS 50 YEARS THIS YEAR – RAJ SPECIAL - Going through the pages of history we have traced the 12 good films of Dr Rajakumar of 1970 completing 50 years : Golden Jubilee of years.
· ARCHANA UDUPA INTRODUCE SRI RANGA
· UMAPATHI ON MINI FILM CITY producer of Hebbuli of Sudeep, Ondalla Eradalla, Srimurali `Madagaja` and now `Robert`of challenging star Darshan – Umapathi Srinivasa Gowda is very serious on a mini film city.
· RELIANCE 2 CR FOR CINE WORKERS
· SUNIL PURANIK TEAM GREAT HELP - IT IS 3000 FOR 6000 CINEMA WORKERS
· NAGUTHALIRU KANNADA STARS IN A SONG
· LEGEND TA RA SU BIRTH CENTENARY One of the legendary writers of Kannada literature Ta Ra Su : Talaku Ramaswami Subba Rao birth centenary . He was born on 21st of April, 1920. He died at the age of 63 on 10th of April, 1984 leaving huge void in the literary world.
· DOCUMENTARY ON BHARATI VISHNUVARDHANA
· CRAZY COLONEL RETURNS IN DD
· GEJJE POOJE 50 YEARS GLORIOUS MOMENTS
· GIRIDHAR DIWAN NEW TALENT
· RELIEF FOR TV FOR CINEMA WHEN Here is some good relief for television fraternity. It is a conditional approval for shooting with 10 to 12 persons around for Kannada TV serials. The Karnataka Chief Minister has given the approval after a request from Karnataka Television Association.
· PRK RELEASE 2 FILMS IN OTT PLATFORM Puneeth Rajakumar releasing two of his films ‘French Biryani’ and ‘Law’ directly in OTT platform instead of coming to theatres.
· KIRAN RAVINDRANATH FIRST HINDI SONG
· A P ARJUN MARRIED ANNAPURNA
· POST PRODUCTION WORK TO START FROM MAY 25
· DINESH BABOO TO START ONLINE CLASSES
· SAMSKAARA 50 YEARS : PATH BREAKING CINEMA The first path breaking cinema of Kannada cinema history is `Samskaara` – released on 13th of May 1970. To this day it completes 50 years of release.
· OM 25 YEARS EVENT FOR TWO DAYS
· CORONA SHORT FILM BY PAWAN DV AND TEAM The young and aspirant Pawan DV, son of Sudheendra Venkatesh (DG Venkatesh) the third generation of branch of `Sri Raghavendra Chitravani` of over 2000 films cinema publicity house comes up with a precise short film to the present circumstance.
· IT IS 50 YEARS FOR ISHWARI PICTURES
· SUMANA KITTUR MARRIED SRINIVAS
· WILD KARNATAKA PRAKASH RAI, RISHAB SHETTY DUB VOICE.
· ANCHOR ANUSHA ADMIRABLE WORK taken up a daunting task with Ajala Foundation to help at this Corona 19 crisis.
· BADALAGU NEENU A FINE ATTEMPT An audio visual song sponsored by government of Karnataka `Badalagu Neenu…Badalayisu Neenu` is a well thought presentation by Pawan Wodeyar and team. It was released by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in the presence of his cabinet colleagues on Friday at his office Krishna.
· DIRECTOR PAWAN KUMAR FILM CLUB Nearly 75 days no activity in cinema because of Corona 19 virus lock down, the free time at home the Kannada filmdom has not used it properly in strengthening the coming days. No discussions, debates happened in the interest of the three sectors : Producer, Exhibitor and Distribution.
· KICHCHA SUDEEP TO ADDRESS 18 COUNTRIES The fans we mean. Kichcha Sudeep is addressing the fans of 18 countries in a video chat sitting in Bengaluru. This is what super star Upendra had done with his fans in Katar, Kuwait and Baharain on May 19
· SRIKRISHNA@GMAIL.COM MUHURUT firstname.lastname@example.org has printed an invitation and says in the end of it ‘NIMAGE AHVANAVILLA’ (????? ???????????).
· ACTRESS MAYURI MARRIES ARUN BECOMES MOTHER IN THE SAME YEAR
· VINAYAK JOSHI TO WED VARSHA BELAWADI
· GOVT GUIDELINES FOR SHOOTING The much expected relief has come from the government of Karnataka. That is permission to shoot with the ongoing Corona 19 virus still rampant at many places.
· MANO MURTHY SILVER JUBILEE MUSICI FEAST
· RS 5 CRORE FOR AMBARISH MEMORIAL
· PHANTOM GOING FANTABULOUS Three special sets are being erected for the next schedule of Kichcha Sudeep‘s new film Phantom. All the three floors of the Annapurna Studio in Hyderabad are now being used for this film. These are no ordinary floors and the sets too promise to be unique and special. Of course, the film team is not allowing anyone to take pictures of the sets, but here is the real deal from the horse’s mouth.
· DHRUVA DUB FOR CHIRU RAJA MARTHANDA
· SUMALATHA AMBARISH TESTED POSITIVE
· JAYANTHI AT VIKRAM HOSPITAL AGAIN
· SUDEEP ADOPT 4 GOVT SCHOOLS
· RAMESH ARAVIND BRAND AMBASSADOR TO CORONA
· CP YOGESHWAR IS MLC
· ROCKLINE DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL The topnotch producer of Kannada cinema who spread his wings in other languages too Rockline Venkatesh is completely recovered from Corona Virus.
· KRG STUDIO ENTER PUBLICITY
· IFMA FORMED – P MURTHY HEAD
· ARTISTS MEET AT SHIV RESIDENCE
· GREAT WORK FROM SUDEEP At Sagar Taluk Avige Halli, Haala Sasi, Sagara SN Colony LM Village government schools were adopted for development. For the coming five years the development responsibility is on the shoulders of Kichcha Sudeep Charitable Society.
· RAJ IAS ACADEMY BLIND MEGHANA 465 RANK
· IT IS MILD CORONA EFFECT FOR SPB AUG 6 2020
· SRINIVASAMURTHY GRANDSONS TO ACTING
· HARIPRIYA IN HINDI-ENGLISH WEB SERIES
· VIJAYALAKSHMI DARSHAN FARMER FRIENDLY
· R CHANDRASEKHAR IS NEW FILM PRO – Journalist R Chandrasekhar adds up the existing cinema PROS – Sudheendra Venkatesh, R Nagendra, Harish, Vijayakumar, Kallesh and Babu who are active in the field.
· SPB CORONA FREE NOW
· SUCHITRA FILM SOCIETY GOLDEN JUBILEE
· WEB SERIES ON VEERAPPAN The forest fugitive untold stories are now coming in a web series titled ‘Veerappan’ , says talented director AMR Ramesh.
· AKKA VIRTUAL VISHWA KANNADA SAMMELANA
· DR VISHNU MEMORIAL AT LAST IN MYSURU
· DR VISHNU 70 SALUTE TO LEGEND
· LANKESH PATRIKE ONLINE FACILITY
· ANUPAMA THEATRE NEW LOOK AND FEEL
· GUIDELINES FOR SCREENING OF FILMS
· MANDYA NARASIMHACHAR DR RAJ FILM SKETCH SPLENDID
· KCA GOES DIGITAL The Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy in the leadership of Suneel Puranik is going digital and chalked up various programs for the coming days.
· DR RAJ GOLD COINS
· KFPA URGE UFO/QUBE NOT TO CHARGE FEES
FRIDAY SHOWS GO ON WITH DISCIPLINE As we have a popular saying ‘Show Must Go On’ – the shows although started in low key on 15th of October after 217 days of no exhibition of films due to Corona Pandemic, day 2, 16th October 2020 Friday seem to be very promising for the entertainment business.
· KAMAR NEW INDIAN BOWLING LEAGUE
· PLUSH TO LOOK FRESH FOR ALL OCCASIONS
· JUNIOR CHIRU ARRIVES MEGHANA KUSH It is arrival of Junior Chiranjeevi Sarja on Thursday at 11.07 am at Aksha Hospital on KR Road. Meghana Raj delivered a baby boy and the first one to hold the baby from the hands of doctors was Dhruva Sarja. Apparently October 22, three years ago in 2017 Chiranjeevi Sarja and Meghana Raj got engaged. On 30th April 2018 marriage took place and when Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away at the age of 34 Meghana Raj was five months pregnant.
· SOUNDARYA SPECIAL ON OCT 24 It is not Aptha Mithra last film of noted actress Soundarya. Before that in March 2004 she took part as Draupadi in Nandamuri Balakrishna direction of ‘Narthanashala’.
· ACTOR GOWRISHANKER WEDS ARUNA
· PALANI PULSE NEED SOUND OF RUPEE The Sound Recording Engineer for over 1000 films in a career spanning over two and half decades, music director off late Palani D Senapathi has come up with ‘PULSE’ recording theatre.
· MUNIRATHNA Naidu has won the by election of Rajarajeshwari Nagara with a good majority on Tuesday afternoon. The BJP candidate now Munirathna Naidu will be minister soon in BS Yediyurappa cabinet. The reshuffle of the cabinet is taking place soon.
· PRASAD RECORDING AT PRASAD LAB UNIT
· DARSHAN AND FRIENDS MOTORBIKE JOURNEY On 17th of November from the Raja Rajeshwari Nagara residence of challenging star Darshan a dozen on higher end motorbike left for a jolly ride. This is not the first time Darshan on two wheeler.
· AMBI AMARA TEMPLE NOW The unforgettable personality Dr Ambarish second death anniversary is today.On this occasion a temple in Mandya district Hottegowdana Doddi has come up. AMBI AMARA temple built at a coat of Rs. 8 lakhs was inaugurated on Monday by Sumalatha Ambarish. MP Sumalatha Ambarish is amazed and surprised with such a salutation.
· FENDE : PUNCH FOR PIRARY AT LAST
· PRABHAS IN HOMBALE FILM PRASHANTH NEEL DIRECT
· CINEMA NODI NEW AP STARTS
· DR KAMINI RAO ENTERS ART FIELD
· GRAND 50 DAYS FOR 5ADI 7 ANGULA It was a grand celebration, grand in talk, grand in attendance and grand in affection! This was the hallmark of the 50 days celebration of debut producer and director Nityanand Nandalike Prabhu film 5 Adi 7 Angula event.
· PRODUCERS BUILDING CM FOUNDATION
· PAWAN WODEYAR-APEKSHA PARENTS TO BABY BOY
· RAVI BASRUR VILLAGE STUDIO.
· YASH AND RADHIKA PANDIT TO ADVERTISEMENT OF FREEDOM SUNFLOWER OIL