The Kannada movie Bell Bottom hit the marquee last month and turned out to be a big hit. Directed by Jayatheertha, the film starred Rishab Shetty and Hariprriya in the lead roles. Bell Bottom is still having a good run at the box office and will soon reach the half century mark.
As the title indicates, Bell Bottom is set in the 1980s era during which the style was quite popular among youth. The film is about Detective Diwakar, played by Rishab Shetty, a constable by profession but a detective at heart. He grows up watching James Bond films and reading detective novels, and dreams about becoming one himself.
Following the immense success of the film, its producers sold the Telugu and Hindi remake rights to KN Enterprises and it is in the process of being remade. News about who will direct the remakes and the star cast is expected to be out soon.
Bell Bottom is based on a short story penned by Dayanand TK. It revolves around detective Diwakar, who takes up the biggest case in the area. During the process of the investigation, Diwakar meets several people and his ladylove, a bootlegger played by Hariprriya, as well. Bell Bottom is an interesting tale that has the audiences glued to their seats till the end to know who the culprit is.
Produced by Santhosh Kumar KC under the Golden Horse Cinema banner, the supporting cast includes Achyuth Kumar, Yogaraj Bhat and Pramod Shetty. The technical crew of Bell Bottom included B Ajaneesh Loknath as the music composer, Aravind Kashyap as the cinematographer, KM Prakash as the editor and Raghu Niduvalli as the dialogue writer.
Bell Bottom used a unique promotional strategy with the team releasing an audio trailer of the film. The audio trailer was released on a popular radio channel in Bengaluru. The video trailer was narrated in Harikatha style.
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