It seems like the movie makers in Kannada have decided to consider the suggestion of media and audience. In the recent past, the makers of Darshan starrer Brindavana chopped the run time of the movie, following the suggestion from critics and public, who had said that it is too long.
Many Kannada movies in recent days, which had the run time close to three hours were chopped off after its release. Movies like Krishnan Love Story, Kranthiveera Sangolli Raayanna, Lakshmi, Bulbul, Tony and recent Brindavana's run time was chopped off between 5-10 minutes by the crew, just to tighten its narration.
Talking to a leading daily, Brindavana director K Madesha defended that they are not considering the public or people's opinion to chop the run time, but they are doing it because to polish it further. He said, "The team of the film thought that despite a first cut, the film was still a bit too long. So we edited it further. It was not because of suggestions from the audience."
Sources said that the Central Censor board is not having any issue with chopping the run time of the movie. Continue reading the story on slides...