Over 100 crew members of the upcoming film Nagarahaavu, took part in the recently concluded marathon, which was held in the city.
The participation was a gesture to honour the late actor
Vishnuvardhan. In fact, their upcoming
film Nagarahaavu is intended to pay tribute to the
"We are really happy to be a part of the marathon. It is a
tribute to the great Kannada superstar Vishnu sir. We did not get a
chance to work with him. We only have his lessons and his
footprints to follow," Yogesh, the co-director of the film has told
Times of India.
Vishnuvardhan was a sport enthusiast himself.
"Everyone knows Vishnu sir's fondness for sports. He created
Snehaloka to promote cricket. Now it is one of the most important
sports and cultural team in the city that conducts cricket
tournament and other cultural programmes . This is the reason we
wanted to pay tribute through the marathon," he has said.
The makers of Nagarahaavu have recreated the
Simhadriya Simha star digitally in the upcoming
"It will be like the superstar performing on screen for 15
minutes in the 40 minutes climax filled with graphics of
Nagarahaavu," a source has revealed.