"Minchina Ota produced by Sa. Ra.Govindoo and directed by Cyanide film director M.R. Ramesh has completed nearly eighty percent of its shooting. Ten days shooting is remaining and the work is in brisk progress. This information was conveyed in a media conference held on Wednesday by the unit members of the film. Vijaya Raghavendra and Murali are teamed up for the first time in a film as lead artists.
Producer Sa.Ra.Govindoo said that Minchina Ota is the costliest production of his banner and said lot of technical work has gone into the film. The budget would be around Rs. four crores which would be the highest for a Vijaya Raghavendra film, he added. Ramesh said that the film would stnad out technically and added four Super 35 cameras have been used to shoot the climax sequence. He said that the technical output of the film would be the best in the Kannada film industry and next only to Tamil film Sivaji.
Rajan, Murali, Lakshmi, M.R. Ramesh (Photos by K.M. Veeresh)The shooting was held in Dollars Colony and actors Vijaya Raghavendra, Murali and the film's heroine Lakshmi Rai had participated in the shooting along with many junior artists. Vijaya Raghavendra and Murali expressed their happiness over the project and hoped that the film would deliver a new experience to the viewers. Lakshmi Rai said that she is doing one of her best roles so far in her career in Minchina Ota.