The Kannada film industry gets another promising, educated and talented heroine and that is Advika. She makes debut as heroine opposite Yogi (loose Madha) ‘Kirik Shankar’ in MN Kumar prestigious producer, exhibitor and distribution banner.
The film completed at the lockdown time has the story and screenplay of Yogish Hunsur and director Anantha Raju. The audio release of the film ‘Kirik Shankar’ took place at the Lalith Ashok Hotel on Saturday afternoon.The team members were present at the joy of the first publicity for the film.
The audio release consists of three songs scored by Veer Samarth and the introduction of the new face Advika daughter of producer Basava Reddy. Educated and qualified in modeling and theater, Advika learnt nuances of acting in noted director BM Giriraj camp. She took part in theater plays like ‘Sugandada Seemeyaache’ and others. She was in the web series ‘Raktha Chandana’ and now in the lead role in ‘Kirik Shankar’.
Advika, addressing the media, disclosed that she has a bold and important role in the film and that nature is equally opposite to her. Giriraj, present at the launch of his student said she has a good future ahead in the cinema industry For the opening shot on Advika was tough and she gave a good performance lauded director Anant Raju. Advika is also into sports and very confident of the good reception from the audience for the film. She is Sahana in the film which contains comedy, romance, fights – all nonstop happening on the screen, she says.
From 2006 his entry to Kannada cinema Veer Samarth looked for work in the MN Kumar banner and this is happening for three songs in the film. He is introducing Jyothi Vyasa Rao for this film. The film is also family emotional, he adds. Kaviraj, Kinna Raj, Ramnarayan penned lyrics for this film.
According to the hero of the film ‘Kirik Shankar’ it is Pukka commercial cinema. He agreed to this film for producer Kumar and writer Yogish Hunsur.
Director Anant Raju says it is about a village boy Shanker who always does kirik. He has two sisters to get married yet he does Kirik in all areas. When the heroine enters in his life twists take place – it is a jam packed entertainment he says. In Kumta, Shivagange and Bengaluru outskirts, the shoot was held for this film.
This is a full team effort film says producer MN Kumar, he intends to release the film in April this year. He does not believe that theater collections are not happening. At the same time it is not right to announce theaters that are showing films well experienced producer MN Kumar adds in his address.
Ritesh is in the company of hero Yogi in the film. Prashanth Siddi, Nagendra Urs, Ashalatha and others are in the cast. This is the last film of the Bullet Prakash comedy actor who passed away sometime back.
Veteran JG Krishna wielded the camera for this film. Anand Audio Shyam is releasing the songs on YouTube.