Seethabyraveshwara Films, which had earlier produced films like Dhruva and Marma, is now making the big budget film Gaja with Challenging Star Darshan. The film was launched in a grand mannee on Maha Shivarathri at Kanteerva Studios. Producers Suresh Gowda and Srinivasa Murthy had made very good arrangements for a big launch in which many leading film personalities and a large number of Darshan fans were present. Darshan and the film"s heroine Navya Nair faced the camera for the first shot. The film is being directed by Maadesh who had earlier worked with many well known film directors in the Kannada film industry including K.V.Raju, M.S. Ramesh, P.N. Sathya and others.
Earlier on Thursday, the producers had arranged a press conference to give out details about the film. Darshan, Navya Nair, Director Maadesh, producers Srinivasa Murthy, Suresh Gowda and Music director Hari Krishna were present. Director Maadesh said that the story has been written by a team of writers which includes him. He said it is an action thriller which will bound to please Darshan fans. The film has lot of comedy elements and Darshan"s character will bring out the elements of comedy, action and style in the film. He also added not only Darshan"s fans but even others looking for some entertainment will find the film very enjoyable.
Darshan said that he was very happy to be part of Seethabyraveshwara Films for which he had earlier worked when he acted in Dhruva. He added that this venture will be very big and the story"s presentation will be the highlight of the film. 'Working with Maadesh will be a pleasure as he has been a co-director of many of my films including “Majestic". He is a "quiet worker" who is sincere and hard working" he added. The film will be shot in Bagalkot, Mysore and Bangalore. The film will be made in two schedules and they are still on the hunt for suitable artistes to act in the film, explained Maadesh. The shooting work will commence on March 10th when the unit is proceeding to Switzerland to shoot two songs. Master Hirannaiah and Komal are playing important roles in the film. Veteran journalist R.G. Vijayasarathy, who is also the distributor of the film, has already got the Mangalore area distribution for the film Gaja