official news that Bollywood actor Nana Patekar is entering Kannada
film industry. For the first time, the National Film Award winner
has agreed to star in Kannada movie Yaksha, which is going
to be his debut film in Kannada.
The film Yaksha is the second movie in South Indian
languages. It is produced by actor Yogish's father AT Siddaraju
under the banner Swamy Associates. Ramesh R Bhagavath is the
director of the movie. And he has also penned story and screenpaly
for the film Yaksha.
Musician Anoop Sileen will compose music for the movie
Yaksha. Yogish, Nana Patekar, Athul Kulkarni and
Kalabhavan Mani are in the casts of the movie. The movie
Yaksha will go to sets on Gandhi Jayanti on October 02,
says director Ramesh R Bhagavath.
Earlier, Efforts were being made to bring Nana to star in
Parole. Even editor of the movie, Suresh Aras had
expressed his hope that Nana Patekar will enter Kannada through the
movie Parole. But the idea was dropped at the last moment
due to some unknown reason.