The marvelous actor of South India ‘Kalakaar’ according to Amitabh Bachchan - Prakash Rai down the memory lane on Sunday evening at Press Club of Bangalore at ‘Amrutha Mathu Manthana’ organized by Kannada cinema journalists, photographers and television media was in perfect mood, frank in his admission and clear in his thoughts.
‘I am a cultural bastard’ he wish to call himself and his extremity in expressing is not all actors would do. ‘I have been banned for six times and every ban has shot up my remuneration’ Prakash Rai informs at his ‘Ramisona’ (having Run) at Bar section of Press Club of Bangalore.
Missing his 9 pm flight to Chennai and returning back to Press Club of Bangalore around 10 pm Prakash Raj was in full bloom. He had two hours talk with the crowded media at Lankesh Rangmanch (Lankesh is very affectionate person to him) Prakash Raj at his wit and attacking speech unearthed the whole of his early life.
Asked on the ‘Dalavayi Muddanna’ role which Tamil superstar Rajanikanth expressed his wish to act Prakash Raj said Rajani sir has that intensity in acting. I remember one scene where he kicks from his foot a pot in ‘Chandramukhi’ that is so fantastic and he has that caliber opine Prakash Rai.
The shelves project in Kannada twice ‘Dalavayi Muddanna’ Prakash Rai said it should be done like how ‘Nagamandala’ was done. When director Bhargava asked me after T.S.Nagabharana gave it up I said no to it. ‘Dalavayi Muddanna’ should be done with bit of poverty seen in it. Not in grandeur style opines Rai.