According to Chitraloka.com, Hamsalekha is taking a break from his musical works in order to direct a film. His debut directorial venture has been titled Baagina. The movie is all about searching one's roots. The new director is focusing more on music in it. The film features newcomers from reality programmes supported by popular Sandalwood stars. Bhaagina is expected to release by the end of this year.
Hamsalekha entered film industry to become a director, but he landed at music composition. So far, he has scored music for over 300 feature films and written lyrics for 300-odd feature films. He has also penned dilogues for hit movies like Premaloka and Ranadheera and story and screenplay for Avane Nanna Ganda and a few other films.
However, his dream of becoming a director is coming true after three decades stint in Sandalwood. He has proved successful in all fields like music composition and penning story, screenplay, dialogues and lyrics. He has also created his own niche in all these fields. Now, it should be seen whether Hamsalekha will maintain the same in his direction too.
Hamsalekha is popularly known as a lyricist and music director in Kannada film industry. He has even written screenplays and dialogues for a few films. If we are to go by the latest reports, the Kannada composer is gearing up to say action! cut! for a Kannada movie, which will hit the floors very soon.