HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, was reportedly spotted shooting for the Kannada film Shivakashi on Sunday. According to sources, HDK is playing an important role in the film. The ex-CM attended the filming of a sequence, in which he delivers a political speech at Kanteerava Nagar in Bangalore. Meanwhile, Mungaru Male producer E Krishnappa is said to have made his appearance alongside him.
Movie Shivakashi is an action thriller, which is being by directed Ram Prakash B and produced by Mahadevaiah. Ajith, Yogishwar and Manasi are in the main leads, while Ananth Nag, Lakshmi, Sharan and Shobhraj are playing other prominent roles. The film has already been shot in Bangalore, Mysore and Chennai. Sources claim that Kumaraswamy has another schedule to shoot for the film, which will take place in Mandya.
However, this is not the first time that HDK is making a guest appearance in a film. Earlier, he has played important roles in films like Preethi Eke Bhoomi Melidhe and Sri Siddaganga Kshetra. Beside this, he is a distributor and he owns the Chennambika Theatre. He has also produced movies like Murali's Chandra Chakori and late actor Dr. Vishnuvardhan starrer Sooryavamsha.