Pradeepa, who is famous as a Radio Jockey (RJ), is making his debut as a director in Kannada film industry. The movie is titled as Huchudugaru, which is slated to release in December 2013.
Amidst their busy schedule, Huchudugaru team visited Oneindia and shared their experience. They said that the movie has become much anticipated and the promos and songs have been getting huge response not only from localites, but also from the Kannadigas, who are settled abroad.
Huchudugaru has Chetan Chandra, Adithi Rao, Deva, Amith and Prathap in the lead roles. The crew had released their audio songs recently. They revealed that the track 'Yaarannu kelali, yaarannu helali', which is crooned by Sonu Nigam is already receiving positive response from the listeners.
Talking about the Tag-line 'Full oota, beedi benki patna (Full Meals, Beedi and a match box)', director Pradeepa said, "Our story is mainly set in rural backdrop. People who live in rural areas will be satisfied with these things. So, we chose this tag-line."
He also revealed that Huchudugaru deals with the story of youths, who lack decision making. The story starts from the small village in Nanjangood town, which is located near Mysore and ends in Bangalore.
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Pradeepa Understands The Audience Pulse
Director Pradeepa said, "As an RJ, I understood the pulse of the audience. So, it is very easy for me to judge people's likes and dislikes."
Pradeepa Was Waiting For Nice Script
"Three years before, I had got an opportunity to direct a movie. But, I refused because I was waiting for a terrific script," Pradeepa quoted.
Chetan Is Confident To Get A Break
Chetan Chandra, who is playing the lead role in the movie said, "I have given average hits in Kannada film industry. But, I am sure I will get a huge break with this movie."
Huchudugaru Is A Team Work
"We are working as a team here, more than my movie, it is our movie. We all have given equal dedication and I am sure we will win the race," Chetan added.
Huchudugaru Is A Combination Of Multi-Talents
Chetan said, "It's a team of multi-talented people. I didn't even imagine that RJ Pradeepa is such a talented guy. People will get to know once the movie is released."
Adithi Rao Happily Signed The Project
"I had tried to rope in Baby Shamili to play the female lead in the movie, but it was not possible. We saw Adithi in Dove and finalised, and she happily signed the project," Pradeepa added.
Huchudugaru Team Will Get A Break
"As Mungaru Male gave a break for many people, Huchudugaru will definitely give a break for all of us," Chetan quoted.
All Characters Have Equal Importance
Pradeepa said, "Huchudugaru is not only about hero, heroine and romance. We have given equal importance to all the characters here."
Time For Experimental Movies
Pradeepa said, "It's a time for the experimental movies in Sandalwood. So, we are sure people will accept our movie."
"We have scheduled the song shooting in the next week. The movie will hit the screen in December 2013," Pradeepa added.