Director Kavita Lankesh is reportedly teaming up with actor Shivaraj Kumar for her forthcoming movie. She has revealed that the story and screenplay is ready and she has also spoken to Shivaraj Kumar. She is waiting for the producer's call sheet. The movie will go to sets in April.
Kavita has already proved through the movie Deviri that she is a successful director. Her later movies like Bimba, Alemari, Preeti Prema Pranaya, Tananam Tananam and Avva have created a separate community of audiences for her. Presently, she is busy with Kannada Mega serial Nee Nadeva Hadiyalli in Kasturi Channel. Now she is trying to create interest in the industry by roping in Shivaraj Kumar.
She has got many awards including Arvind Award for her direction. In her previous movies, Prakash Rai, Bhavana Anantnag, Bharati, Dr. Vishnuvardhan, Vijay, Shruti, Girish Karnad have acted. This is the first time she is directing a mass hero like Shivaraj Kumar. The selection of other cast is going on.