attempts of casting an animal in movies is popular in Hollywood,
there are very few attempts in Indian Cinema. Now, Masth Maja
Maadi fame R Anantha Raju and Soundarya Jagadish are all set
to create a history in Indian Cinema through their upcoming film
Appu Pappu. For the first time, a Chimpanzee is playing a
lead role in Kannada Cinema.
The story revolves around a boy and a Chimpanzee. Producer
Soundarya Jagadish's son is playing another lead role along with
Chimpanzee named Varangataana. The shooting of the film Appu
Pappu was supposed to start in November. But movie bosses
could not find a Chimpanzee. Later, they visited Indonesia,
Malaysia, Thailand and many other places for the same. Finally,
they got it in Cambodia, says the producer. Now, the Chimpanzee has
been trained for 50 days.
The shooting of the movie Appu Pappu was started on
December 19, 2009 and presently, it is being shot in Cambodia.
Abbas and Rekha are back to Sandalwood with this film. Hamsalekha
is scoring the music and Krishna is the cameraman. Palaniraj is
choreographing the stunts and Ram Naryan has written the dialogues.
This film also features Komal Kumar, Rangarayan Raghu in the