Dr. Vishnuvardhan - Suhasini starrer Mathadu Mathadu Mallige will be released in August. The film is directed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar and produced by K Manu. The film, which already has a big craze surrounding it, might be released simultaneously in theatres abroad. Director Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar has already made a prototype of the films DVD and has circulated information and trailers of the film in various international film circuits, which show intrest in screening Indian films.
Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar revealed all this at a press conference held on Monday night. Though the press conference was held to highlight the fact that Kannada films are not getting adequate international recognition and exposure as compared with other Indian language films, information about the film was announced by its director Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar. Nagathi had also suggested possible steps that could be taken to promote Kannada films in the international market.
Nagathihalli, who had been to the highly reputed Cannes Film Festival recently, said that he was surprised to find that there were no references to blockbusters like Mungaru Male or Duniya in the pamphlets brought out by the CII. Most of the pamphlet space was taken up with information concerning to Hindi films and other South Indian language films.
Nagathihalli said that the film's audio will soon be released in Belgaum in a grand manner. Mano Murthy is the music director of the film. The film's DTS recording work is now going on. The film will be ready for released in the first week of August, said Nagathi.
Dr. Vishnuvardhan, the film's hero, was present at the press conference but he did not speak to the press. Internationally acclaimed director Girish Kasaravalli whose films have been regularly screened in many international film festivals lauded the efforts of Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar in his attempts to build a platforms for promoting Kannada films in the internationally. Milana producer Dushyanth, Director Prakash, Actress Tara, Rashmi Kulkarni, Producer-Director Ramdas Naidu, Actor Doddanna and others were present in the function.