Hattrick hero Shivaraj Kumar"s 100th film Jogayya (Jogaiah), with hat trick director Prem is set to reveal the face of politics of the past and present in Karnataka which had strong links to the underworld. Both Prem and Shivaraj Kumar seem to have a soft spot for the subject of the underworld.
Puneet Rajkumar, Shivaraj Kumar"s younger brother had a recent release, Prithvi, which was about the politics regarding the mining activities in Bellary district of Karnataka. Shivaraj Kumar has earlier done films on the underworld, like his movie Om (1995), which was directed by Upendra. Prem"s connection to the underworld subject is from his film Kariya in 2002. Finally, the duo came together in Jogi.
This time, in Jogayya, which is produced jointly by Prem and his wife, actress Rakshita, will be looking at the politics of the past that was responsible in giving scope for the underworld. A number of real-life politicians will star in the movie as the film has quite a few politician characters. A lot of underworld dons were brought on screen by director Prem in Kariya, which starred Darshan.
Jogayya, which was supposed to go on floors on Dr. Rajakumar"s birth anniversary on April 24, is now set to roll on July 12, the birthday of superstar Shivaraj Kumar. The film may have four heroines. Prem is in plans to cast Rani Mukherjee and Tamanna.