Golden Star Ganesh's younger brother Mahesh is all set to star in a Kannada movie titled Namak Haraam. Mahesh had earlier made two unsuccessful attempts to star in a Kannada movie. However, this time his wish has been successful.
The movie has now wrapped up the shooting and is now in post production phase. The movie has primarily been shot in locations around Bangalore. The movie is being made under the banner Nihaal Movies and produced by Gangadhar, Shankar Raju and Anand.
The movie is directed by Nagaraj Peenya. Apart from directing the movie, he has also written the script and the screenplay for the movie. The dialogues have been written by Malavalli Saikrishna while Harikrishna is the choreographer. Satish Aryan will compose the music for the movie. This is the second time he is working with Nagaraj Peenya.
The movie will star Mahesh along with RJ Rapid Rashmi. Apart from the lead actors, the movie will also have Rajendra Karanth, Rockline Sudhakar, Gowrish Akki, Yathiraj, Dhyani Puttappa, Malavalli Saikrishna and others.
Mahesh has however changed his nametoKrishna Mahesh. The reason is numerology. The actor believes that the change in the name will bring him good fortune. The movie is slated to release by 2014 end.