Golden Star Ganesh's next film Pataki's trailer was released recently. The team has also released a bloopers video which is probably a first in Kannada Film Industry. Songs composed by Arjun Janya are expected to be out by end of the month.
The film was in the making for years due to busy schedules of Ganesh and director Manju Swaraj. Manju resumed work for the film once he had completed the work for Shivanna's film Srikanta.
The makers are now gearing up for grand release in May. This will be the first release for Ganesh in 2017. His last release Sundaranga Jana released in fag end of 2016 did not do well commercially in spite of positive responses.
Pataki is the official remake of Telugu blockbuster Pataas which had Nandamuri Kalyanram playing the lead role. The film was also remade in Tamil with Raghav Lawrence playing the lead role and film released recently to mixed responses.
Veteran actor Sai Kumar is playing an important role of Police Commissioner in the film, he had played the same role in the original version as well. Ranya Rao of Maanikya fame makes comeback as female lead.
Cast includes Ashish Vidyarthi, Sadhu Kokila, Mohan Juneja, Kuri Prathap, Rockline Sudhakar, Vijay Chendoor and Priyanka. Prakash Jadeya has penned the dialogues. Venkatesh Anguraj is the DOP and NM Vishwa is the editor.
Apart from this film, Ganesh is planning 2 to 3 releases this year. Mugulu Nage with Yogaraj Bhat is in the final stages of production. He will start shooting for Suni's Chamak later this month which has Rashmika playing the female lead.