The Kannada film industry will witness a unique occurrence this week. Nine movies are set to hit the marquee on a single day, Friday, November 29. The films that are set for release are Damayanthi, Mundina Nildana, Brahmachari, Margaret, Ranahedi, Kiru Minkanaja, Naane Raja, Reveal and Tundu Haikla Sahavasa.
Of these nine films, Damayanthi seems to be the frontrunner to score it big at the box office. It is touted to be a heroine-centric film with Radhika Kumaraswamy playing the main lead. Set in the 1980s, Damayanthi is directed and produced by Navarasan. Radhika will appear in three different get-ups in the film and she has reportedly done a lot of homework for her character.
Radhika’s looks in the film have been revealed already and movie buffs now wait eagerly for the film’s release. With the film set in a different time period, its VFX work took nearly three months to be completed, we hear. Besides Radhika in the title role, Damayanthi also stars Bhajarangi Loki, Anusha Ravi, Vishal’s dad GK Reddy, Raj Bahadhur, Sadhu Kokila and Tabla Nani in important roles.
Brahmachari is another biggie to release this Friday. Touted to be a romantic entertainer, the film is directed by Chandra Mohan and produced by Uday K Mehta. The star cast includes Sathish Ninasam and Aditi Prabhudeva in the lead roles. Dattanna, Shivaraj KR Pete, Ashok Sharma and Padmaja form the supporting cast. Dharma Vish has scored the music.
Mundina Nildana is a youth-centric suspense drama written and directed by TV host and fashion designer Vinay Bharadwaj. Ranahedi is directed by Manu K Shettahalli and bankrolled by DM Suresh. Karna Kumar and Aishwarya Rao play the main leads in this film. V Manohar has scored the music. Kiru Minkanaja, a suspense thriller with a love story as its backdrop, is directed by Manju M and has Ravichandra and Varshika Nayak in the lead roles. B Suresh Babu, the cinematographer, forms the part of the technical crew.
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