An old colonial era is being re-constructed onscreen through the
film Kunthapura. It is a movie that tells
the story of freedom struggle done by the people of an old village
Kunthapura in Mysore. This mega budget flick is directed
by Joe Eshwar.
The story flows through the life of a freedom fighter Krishnappa
Narasimha Shastri, who lived during the 1920's. This character is
portrayed by Charu Haasan. Anu Haasan, daughter of Kamal Hasaan and
Charu Haasan's brother Chandra Haasan, is doing a pivoted role in
the film. She plays Gowri Iyer and is seen as a journalist in the
Beyon is making his debut as a hero through his movie. Priya
Lal, Kaveri, Rajkumar, Juble Raj, Master Mischelle are also seen in
supporting roles. British actors Victor Ptak, Lawrence Larkin,
Suzanne Roche also play other important roles. Jubil Raj and
Cauvery Raajkumar will also be seen in meaty roles.
Joe Eshwar, who was a journalist himself at UK, has done the
scripting for the film. It took him almost two years to complete
the shooting of the movie. The film was shot in locations including
England, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Steeson Stephen
Muppopillil and PC Jacob have produced the film. Music is scored by
Gowri Lakshmi. Lyrics is penned by Georgie John.