Here is a Kannada film with the zodiac as title. ‘Shatabhisha’ Nakshatra is nothing but birth time. Unfortunately the title is not connected to this ‘Kalla and Police’ game in the film.
It is a journey film, says director Venkatesh of Hoskote. He had acted in eight films as hero in Tamil. He is fulfilling the ambition of his father in making this Kannada film. The police, terrorism, missing relations, love covered in this film and it is releasing in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil languages.
The teaser of the film and the song Ishta Neenagishta…song screened at the first media meet. Producer Kashi Shekhar working in the KRDL company as Work Inspector also appears as a cop in this film.
The protagonist of this film Deepu Arjun is a businessperson and interior designer making his first appearance in this film ‘Shatabhisha’. According to him, the film is about the ‘Kalla Police’ nexus. The film has some terrorism connection. When the police try to fix the protagonist as terrorist, how he escape this is interesting part of the film.
This film was shot in places such as Madikeri, Melkote, Hosur, Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubballi, Chickmagalur, Chintamani and Mumbai.
Tennis Krishna, Appanna, Moogu Suresh, Kuri Sunil and others are in the cast. R Selvaraj handled cinematography and Abhishek Roy is music composer for this film.
In the love track of the film is Shobhitha who has acted in films like ‘Vandana, Kavi and Attempt to Murder’. The song Ishta Nee Nanagishta… on Shobitha and Deepu Arjun is very melodious.
The film is set for release in the month of January 2022.