In the last week of October it was announced that actor Chiranjeevi Sarja and Meghana Raj will be acting in a movie together. The movie was launched in a simple way at Veteran actor/director/producer Dwarakish's home. The movie was later titled as Aatagara.
Aa Dinagalu fame director K.M. Chaitanya, will directthe movie. Speaking to a leading Kannada daily, the director said that unlike other movies Aatagara will have several main characters. While Chiranjeevi Sarja, Meghana Raj and Parul Yadav are the main attraction, other characters will also be equally important in the storyline.
With the addition of new stars into the movie, the film industry is confused as to who is the real hero of the movie. This is one secret that the film crew is unwilling to reveal. The movie will be shot at some of the most exotic locations in Sri Lanka, Andaman and Karwar.
Initially the movie budget was 70 lakhs. However, the budget of the movie has now increased six folds! Apart from the three actors, Anu Prabhakar Achyuth Kuman, Prakash Belvadi, Balaji Manohar, Akshay, Sadhu Kokila and Arohit Gowda will be playing important characters in the movie.
After directing critically acclaimed Aa Dinagalu, the director would be looking to taste success again with Aatagara.