The shining star of Kannada cinema Pooja Gandhi looking very slim and trim losing four kilograms of weight and returning back to the days of ‘Mungaru Male’ in physique is playing actress role in Kannada film ‘Minugu’ Kannada film by director Antony Jayavanth. The inner life of an actress as conceptualized by director is very well projected in the script agreed actress Pooja Gandhi the third highest paid actress of Kannada cinema.
The life of actress after shooting hours is something people do not know. We have seen such life of actress in Kannada film ‘Rangayanaki’ and Telugu film ‘Shivaranjini’ very effectively but this entirely different one says director Jayavanth. He is in the visual media since 1993 working in various director camps and showed his ability in handling cinematography too for small screen. He says ‘Nadavalike’ and ‘Nadathe’ are very important to shine in any segment of life. In his first direction director Jayavanthi is concentrating on realistic screenplay with three dream songs plus one background. One of the dream song also appears as sorrow song in the film.
Sunil Rao the Chocó boy is playing the Cyclist role. He wants to become a cycle champion and he hails from an ordinary family in the film a college friend of Pooja Gandhi who reaches the peak as actress.
Another interesting actor in this film is Ajith Hande. You have been Garva, Muktha Swamiji you would not forget his face. Making very good progress as ad film maker Ajith Hande has acted in Prakash Belawadi’s ‘Stumble’ English film and ‘Choti Maa’. He is in the ad film from last 10 years and directed hundreds of ads for corporate houses. He is running Goblin Productions (www.goblincave.com) in Vasanthnagar Bangalore as creative director that is up to something or the other. Ajith plays anti hero in the film ‘Minugu’ and he is an actor in the film acting for the first time in a big screen.
Akshatha Raghunath a lovely looking small screen actress of Guptha Gamini, Yava Janmadha Maithri, Amma Nagamma etc is playing second heroine in this film ‘Minugu’ that has dialogues from small screen famous director Sunilkumar Singh.
Satishkumar the cameraman for ‘Auto’ Kannada film is doing cinematography for this. He is from the camp of reputed cameraman Sundarnath Suvarna. It is bit difficult to work under a cameraman cum director he feels.