Director S Narayan, who keeps himself busy with films, has started shooting for his next film, which will be the official remake of Marathi film Sairat, which grossed over 100 Crores at domestic the box office.
Leading producer Rockline Venkatesh has bought the remake rights for all the South Indian languages. He has planned to make Kannada version first, under the direction of Kala Samrat S Narayan.
Recently, team had a simple muhurtha in a Ganesh temple near Basaveshwarnagar. MLA and Rockline Venkatesh's relative Munirathna, sounded the clapboard for the first shot, which was picturized on Lord Ganesha.
As announced earlier, Rinku Rajguru, who played the heroine in original version, is playing the same role in Kannada version. She has created sensation with her spell-bounding performance and this prompted the makers to retain her for the Kannada version.
However, team decided to rope in a new face to play the hero. The team conducted auditions with hundreds of actors over the last few weeks and they finally zeroed in on actor Sathyaprakash's son, who was also a part of the audition.
If you still wondering who Sathyaprakash is, he was a popular villain in South Indian film industry, a decade ago. Sathyaprakash became famous in Kannada industry with his role in Police Story.
The team will just shoot for three to four days before month ends. The main schedule will start from November and film will be shot in over 15 districts of Karnataka. S Narayan has already zeroed in on the locations.
Ajay-Atul who composed a fantastic music for the original version has been assigned the task of recreating the magic for Kannada version as well. Manohar Joshi will be the director of photography. Joni Harsha will be editing the film.