son Ritwik Simha has attempted to do a biopic, which is a rare
genre in Kannada film industry. Theatre artiste Ritwik Simha"s
biopic is his debut directorial venture and it is based on poet
Kuvempu, which is titled Rasarishi Kuvempu. His father CR
Simha has played the lead role in the film.
According to Ritwik Simha, this film showcases the life of the
poet, chronicling all its major events and aspects. The
presentation will be a blend of the commercial and the art format.
Arvind Prakash is producing the film. However, the film crew has
got the opportunity to use Kuvempu"s own house for shooting
Ritwik says that he has done a lot of research to make the movie
more authentic. CR Simha, who plays lead role in the movie, has
used Kuvempu's writing desk, pen and clothes. Actress Padmaja wore
Mrs Kuvempu"s saree. Even Kuvempu"s car was being used for the
V Manohar has scored the music for the film. The songs are the
highlight because they have been sung by 'Jai Ho' fame Vijay
Prakash, Upendra, RK Padmanabhan. Nirupama and Rajendra have
choreographed a song in the film.