Thyagaraju said he was so carried away by the Telugu version that he wanted to remake it right away. He considered several names before selecting assistant director Devaraj Palan as director. As for hero Ganesh, Thyagaraju did not think twice before selecting him since he suited the role perfectly.
On the other hand, Ganesh came to know about Ullasamga Utsahamgaa only after the producer approached him for the role. He said that he was really impressed by the film and gave the dates right away. Yami Goutham, the debut actress, hails from Chandigarh and is really happy to be a part of a film full of successful people. She expressed her thanks to the director and producer for casting her.
Devaraj Palan, who turns independent director through Ullasa Uthsaaha, has worked in nearly 50 films as assistant director. Music director G.V. Prakash, nephew of A.R. Rahman ,gets introduced in Kannada through Ullasa Uthsaaha.
Two shooting schedules of Ullasa Uthsaaha have been completed, revealed producer B.P. Thyagaraju in a recent press meet organized in Bangalore. Ullasa Uthsaaha, the Kannada remake of Ullasamga Utsahamgaa (Telugu), features Ganesh and newcomer Yami Goutham in the lead roles.