The release date of much anticipated Kannada movie Maanikya starring Kiccha Sudeep and Crazy Star Ravichandran in the lead roles is finally confirmed. The news is revealed by none other than Kiccha, who is also directing the movie.
Sudeep took to his micro-blogging site Twitter and revealed that the movie will be releasing for Ugadi festival. He tweeted, "For all those who were enquiring about the release date of Maanikya,,, here it is,,"it'l b a Ugadhi release in March"...... cheers."
The movie has already caught the attention of the moviegoers with the first making video, which was released recently. Maanikya is the remake of Telugu hit Mirchi, which had Prabhas, Sathyaraj, Nadhiya and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles.
Sudeep will be enacting the role played by Prabhas in the original, Ravichandran will be stepping into the shoes of Sathyaraj in Maanikya. More importantly, major changes have been made in the script for Ravichandran's character. Sathyaraj had played the role of Prabhas' father in the film. But in Maanikya, the Crazy Star will be seen as Sudeep's brother. Apart from Sudeep and Ravi, the movie also features Ramya Krishna, Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, Renya, Sadhu Kokila, Shobraj, Ravishankar and others in the key roles.