‘Karataka Damanaka’ review: Shivarajkumar, Prabhu Deva add fun to this social drama

[ad_1] Shivarajkumar and Prabhu Deva in ‘Karataka Damanaka’ | Photo Credit: Rockline Entertainment/YouTube Yogaraj Bhat, the pioneer of youthful romance in Kannada cinema post-2000s, ditched his pet genre for a social drama in Dana Kayonu (2016). Starring Duniya Vijay and Priyamani, the criminally underrated film explored the man-animal bond and globalisation against a village backdrop. With Karataka Damanaka, Bhat … Read more

Director Guruprasad interview: On ‘Ranganayaka’ and forming a hit combination with Jaggesh

[ad_1] Director Guruprasad. | Photo Credit: N Ravichandran/The Hindu Kannada director Guruprasad turned heads with his debut Mata (2006), a sharp satire that questioned the sanctity of mutts — revered as sacred institutions across the country — and slammed the dwindling credibility of pontiffs. He then followed it up with Eddelu Manjunatha (2009), a terrific black comedy on the life of … Read more

‘Karataka Damanaka’ to take on ‘Ranganayaka’ at the box office on March 8

[ad_1] Posters of ‘Karataka Damanaka’ and ‘Ranganayaka’. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Two prominent Kannada films are set to clash at the box office on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. Yogaraj Bhat’s Karataka Damanaka, starring Shivarajkumar and Prabhu Deva, will take on Ranganayaka, which reunites veteran actor Jaggesh and director Guruprasad after 15 years. Karataka … Read more

‘Garadi’ movie review: Yogaraj Bhat’s wrestling drama is outdated and bland

[ad_1] A still from ‘Garadi’ | Photo Credit: Saregama Kannada/YouTube Director Yogaraj Bhat, known for collaborating with A-list actors, first worked with newcomers in Panchatantra (2019), a film based on the ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’ story. Despite its inconsistencies, Bhat’s writing packed a punch, as the movie, touted to be Kannada cinema’s first auto racing film, … Read more

Yogaraj Bhat directorial ‘Garadi’, starring Yashas Surya, gets release date

[ad_1] Yashas Surya in ‘Garadi’ | Photo Credit: Kourava Production House/YouTube The release date of director Yogaraj Bhat’s Garadi is out. The Kannada film, starring Yashas Surya, will hit the screens on November 10. The film is produced by Vanaja Patil. The film is presented by Kourava Production House. The film is about traditional mud … Read more