Actor Srinagar Kitty a.k.a. Krishnamurthy is all excited after
getting a big break from his recent movies like Sanju Weds
Geetha and Hudugru. The Kannada star has recently
signed to star in a movie, which will be a remake of late veteran
director Puttanna Kanagal"s 36-year-old classic film Shubha
Director Srinivas Raj approached Srinagar Kitty with the idea of
remaking the movie Shubha Mangala. The Sandalwood actor
accepted his offer without a second thought. Talking to TOI, Kitty
says, “This is the first time that such a remake is being proposed
in Sandalwood and I am glad to be part of it."
Puttanna Kanagal's Shubha Mangala, which featured
Shrinath and Aarathi in the leads, was released in 1975. The movie
was based on writer Vani's famous Kannada novel of the same name.
Now the remake will remain true to the spirit of the original, but
will have modifications to suit the taste of present
However, Bhavana is the heroine for Shubha Mangala
remake, which is slated to go on the floors in September. Srinagar
Kitty and Srinivas Raj have planned to shoot the movie in UK. “It
will be a very modern film, which will be shot in the UK," the TOI
quotes Kitty as saying.