The Kannada film ‘Lift Kodla’ Swargakke 3 Ghenu muhurut was like a Jaggesh festival. The array of guests and people from the film industry plus his fan made it look like a ‘Jaathre’. Even the media meet was targeted by the fans. Two from the fans club of Jaggesh shouted ‘How many questions you should ask for my Guru’. Fortunately media persons did not get ‘Dharma Detu’!
Jaggesh also the vice chairman of KSRTC roped in the transport minister and former top cop KC Ramamurthy was there as his nephew Shanker Reddy is the producer of ‘Lift Kodla’. The realtor in many areas Shanker Reddy feeling pride on the occasion of launch of his debut film said he is a fan of Jaggesh and it is Bullet Prakash who came with a script of this film. Not even one second the audience would get bored promises Reddy.
According to comedy hero of pride and politician Jaggesh this film is a comedy filled with sentiment, love, action etc. the film developments are shown in the bus journey. There is a dejected producer, teen age lover, Jihad type lover, rejected old couple, chit fund owner and a few more traveling in the bus to end their life. All of them represent the society and this is the beauty of the original script ‘Ne Shreyobilashalu’ that won the state award in Andhra Pradesh says Jaggesh who is playing the lead inside the bus plus Raju Thalikote as the driver of the film. A special bus is derived for this film purpose where a coffin also should fit inside.
Well known technician Ashok Kashyap heading the cinematography and the captain of the film is shooting in Nandi Hills for a few days and later moving to roads from Bangalore to Kodachadri. This film is a mix of Telugu and a Norwegian film says Kashyap who is using the Arie 435 with 3 perforations. 70 percent of the shoot will be inside the bus. There is curiosity, tension more inside the bus. This is dialogue oriented film he says. V Manohar is scoring music for three songs. Komalkumar, Bullet Prakash, Shobaraj, Sadhu Kokila, Brahmavar, Rajeshwari Verma, Karthik, Jeevan and others are in the cast.
Komal is playing the producer with a script ‘Sarvanasha’. He represents the typical Kannada film producer today with lot of gold ornaments that are duplicates in quality. Karthik is Jihad lover, Jeevan is teenage lover, Akshara is 10th standard two times failed student.
Jolly Bastin is driving some portions of the bus with just three wheelers that is part of his two stunts. There is a need of a heroine for 18 to 20 minutes and the search is on.