Hat-trick hero Shivaraj Kumar and Kicha Sudeep are two stalwarts of the Kannada film industry. Now, the two veteran actors are coming face to face at the Box Office with their much anticipated movies releasing on the same date. Yes! Shivanna's 100th movie Jogayya and Sudeep's Veera Vishnuvardhana, which hit the controversy for its title, are reportedly being released for this Varamahalakshmi festival on August 12.
Film Jogayya is a sequel of the blockbuster movie Jogi. Moreover, Shivaraj Kumar will score century with the release of this movie. So director Prem has taken lots of risk and is producing this big budget flick in his wife Rakshita's name. For the first time in the history of Indian cinema, 3D technology is being used for a song and Prem has reportedly spent more than Rs. 1 crore on this special song. However, the director is known for his secrecy and he has kept most of the details of the movie under wraps. He usually does this to create curiosity among the movie Buffs.
Meanwhile, Sudeep's Veera Vishnuvardhana is the 47th production of Dwarakish. The film was in news for long time for its title controversy. The producer announced this project few months after the death of veteran Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan. He wanted to cash in his death by titling his movie after him. But Bharathi Vishnuvardhan objected him from using his name to make money. Now, it is also reported that the movie is based on the life of Vishnu. Sources say that the names of hero and heroine are Vishnu and Bharathi. However, details of this movie are also kept secret by the filmmaker.
When compared to Veera Vishnuvardhana, Jogayya is a much-hyped film, which has created a lot of curiosity among the movie buffs. Now, fans of both Shivaraj Kumar and Sudeep are eagerly waiting for the audio of both flicks, which is said to decide the success to a certain extent. However, it is going to be a tough competition for the both the Sandalwood stars.
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