Here is good news for the fans of Kannada's cultural icon Padmabushana Dr Rajkumar. After Satya Harishchandra, another black and white version movie of Dr Rajkumar is all set to get re-released in colour.
Distributor KCN Mohan, who owns the distribution rights of
Nivasa had taken the responsibility of making the black
and white movie into colour. Kasturi Nivasa, which was
released in 1971, was distributed by Mohan's father KCN
KCN Mohan said, "It was my father's wish to convert many Kannada
black and white movies to colour. Now his wish is coming true with
Kasturi Nivasa. I hope the audience will admire the colour
version of Kasturi Nivasa like Satya
Apart from Rajkumar, Kasturi Nivasa also featured
Jayanthi, Aarathi, KS Ashwath and Rajashankar in the
significant roles. It was produced and directed by Dorai
Bhagawan. Music composer GK Venkatesh had scored the music for
"Making a black and white movie into colour is not an easy job. It will fetch us the same cost in which we can produce another movie today. I have scheduled to re-release the colour version of Kasturi Nivasa on Dr Rajkumar's birthday, April 24," Mohan added.