North Indian girl Rakul Preet Singh has played the female lead in the movie. Kannada movie Gilli deals with a tragic love story. The hero of the movie is a wayward and heroine tries to polish him and make him walk on the right path. While doing so, she meets tragic death. But he loves her even after her death. the movie has been shot in Nandini layout, Bangalore.
In forty days, the film Gilli has completed the shooting of five songs and even dubbing work. The Censor Board has already seen the final copy of the movie and it has given U/A certificate. Now the producers are planning to release the movie on October 2.
Mungaru Male fame Krishna has cranked the camera and Yavan Shankar Raja scored music for the movie. Sudha Belavadi, Veena Venkatesh, Shinivas and Jaggesh's another son Yatiraj are in the casts.