Komal Kumar, who has so far played only comedy roles, is finally appearing as hero in an untitled film which has completed 23 days of shooting. Produced by Jeevan and Anasuya under the banner of Sri Dattatreya Movies, it is directed by A.R. Babu; Nidhi Subbaiha is the heroine. Kiran of Haage Summane, Rahul of Nannusire, Giri Dinesh of Navagraha fame, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Sihi Kahi Chandru, Umashri, Maari Muthu and Prameela Joshi are the other cast members. Nethanya, who made a comeback through Buddhivantha, has an important role.
Shooting of this laugh riot will be in Malaysia and Bangalore. It was Komal"s dream to be a hero; he said he has accepted the role despite the discouragement he faced from many quarters. He admitted that being hero puts lots of pressure and tension on him.
Story first published: Friday, February 20, 2009, 16:52 [IST]