The evening witnessed a huge gathering of fans at the launch of this special movie DVD/VCD starring Vishnuvardhan, the last movie of his lifetime. Initially, during the release of the movie in theaters, it witnessed a grand opening as fans thronged theatres across released centres resulting in huge collections of money. It is believed that, now when the DVDs and VCDs are launched, the fans of veteran Vishnuvardhan will get a golden opportunity to treasure the movie as their greatest possession.
Speaking at the event Mr. Deepinder Kapany, Head, Reliance TimeOut, said, “It is a great honour for Reliance TimeOut to release the Aaptha Rakshaka DVD and VCD at our store today, which will surely reach the fans of our beloved actor Dr. Vishnuvardhan. It has been our constant endeavour to bring good collections in regional languages within easy access of everyone and today we continue that tradition by introducing this special movie for our customers."
Aaptha Rakshaka is a 2010 Kannada film starring Vishnuvardhan in his 200th and last film along with Sandhya, Vimala Raman, Avinash, Srinivasa Murthy, Bhavana, Lakshmi Gopalaswamy and Komal Kumar among others. The film is written and directed by P. Vasu and is a sequel to the 2004 blockbuster film Apthamitra that was directed by Vasu and starred Vishnuvardhan as well. The film was released on February 19, 2010 to highly positive reviews. Vishnuvardhan"s performance was highly praised. Gurukiran's background score also succeed in creating the desired affect.Vimala Raman has been praised for her dancing skills as well as her acting in the role of Nagavalli.
The DVD Pack economically priced at Rs.125 /- and the VCD priced at Rs. 49/- are available at all Reliance TimeOut stores.