Real star Upendra is hurrying the shooting of his upcoming movie Godfather, which was launched at grand function in Abbaiah Naidu Studios, Bangalore on April 28. The Kannada superstar has already completed the movie except the filming of songs. Recently, he finished the shooting of climax portion of the movie.
Gandhinagar pandit say that Godfather is the costliest film of Upendra. The climax sequence was shot in a kalyana mantap in Doddaballapur near Bangalore. According to sources, nearly 1500 junior artists were used for the shooting of the climax fight scene. Uppi's costumes were bought by stylist Ramesh Demla in Hong Kong.
The movie Godfather, which is a remake of hit Tamil movie Varalaaru, is produced by K Manju and directed by debutant Sriram. Upendra is playing three roles like father and two sons in this film. Actress Jayamala's daughter Soundarya is debuting as the heroine, while actress Catherine appears as another heroine.
However, the highlight of the film is that Oscar winner musician AR Rahman is composing music for the songs, written by Upendra, Dr. Nagendra Prasad, Kaviraj, Yogaraj Bhat, Jayanth Kaikini and K Kalyan. The movie is being shot in Madikeri, Bangalore and Switzerland.