RJ Avinash interviewing the legendary star Shivaraj Kumar a.k.a. Shivanna asked him about his experiences in the making of Mylari. Shivaraj Kumar commented, “It was great to go back to being a college boy, I had to lose 6 Kgs and had fun travelling by bus. It brought back a lot of fond memories for me." Shivanna also mentions how he used to take the public transport to his college even though he was Rajkumar"s son and had cars at home. He appreciates his parents for bringing him up like any other boy; it helped him become a better individual.
Shivaraj Kumar being outspoken about his ventures in the film industry admits to the fact that he would like to direct someday, but also confesses that he will always be grateful to people who still want to direct him in films. On asking, if, he has any plans of getting into Politics, Shivanna said, “I have no intentions of getting into politics. I believe we can do a lot for our nation and its people without getting into politics. I've always preferred it that way and will continue to do."
On asking the Sandalwood King Shivaraj kumar, the humble hero of Kannada cinema on his 99th film 'Mylari" that has 'Sure Shot" as it"s caption, he laughs and says that he is confident that the film will be a definite hit. He mentions it"s not over confidence, it"s the confidence he has on his team and the audience that convinces him of a 'Sure Shot" hit!
RJ Avinash, playing a friendly prank with one of the Mirchi listeners, pretended to be Shivanna. The listener was shocked when he was acquainted with the truth. He had a lot of nice things to say to Shivaraj Kumar. He said, “I"m so excited to have gotten a chance to talk to Shivaraj Kumar. My favourite hero! You've made us proud and we look forward to you making 200 films. I pray you soar to great heights like our Annavru and make us proud."
The entire Kannada film industry is curiously looking for Mylari output. Shivaraj Kumar's 99th film has received very good attention and there is jubilant mood for Mylari. Hat-trick Hero visited Radio Mirchi studios. With the release of his long awaited film 'Mylari" recently, he got candid on Bitti Ticket with Bollywood Badshah Avinash.