December 2006 marked the release of a Kannada movie that changed the face of the Kannada film industry and became the biggest blockbuster of its time. We are talking about the super hit movie Mungaru Male.Starring Golden Star Ganesh and Pooja Gandhi, the movie ran for more than a year in the theatres. The movie propelled Ganesh to heights of stardom and established the career of director Yograj Bhat and Pooja Gandhi.
Ever since the success of the movie, there were speculations of
a sequel to the movie. The sequel of the movie was confirmed a
while back. On November 24th morning, the movie was launched in a
simple ceremony. The launching of the movie took place at the
residence of Director Shashank, who will be directing Mungaru
The director however, clarified that the movie will not be a
sequel of the original movie. Mungaru Male 2will
have a fresh story and new cast. Only Ganesh has been retained from
the first movie. When inquired further, the director said that they
are yet to decide as to who will be paired with Ganesh in this
Right now the movie has moved into pre-production mode and a lot
of planning is yet to be made. The story and dialogues for this
movie will be written by the director Shashank himself. He has
previously director super hit movies like Moggina
Manasuand Krishnan Love Story.
The movie will be made under the banner of E.K. Pictures which had
produced Mungaru Male. The shooting of the movie will
start in April 2015.
The rabbit in the first movie had become very popular among the viewers. The rabbit named as Devdas had symbolized the failed love of the lead character. The director is yet to decide if Munagru Male 2will have the rabbit. It has almost been a decade since the movie came out. Will the new movie have the same magic is too early to predict.