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Srinivasa Kalyana and Panta, which were supposed to release this week, have been postponed. The new release dates have not been confirmed yet.
Srinivasa Kalyana was postponed due to the delay in censoring. Due to the insufficiency of members at the censor board, many films are yet to be censored. The movie will most likely be censored next week.
A Few Facts About Srinivasa Kalyana..
MG Srinivas, who made his directorial debut with Upendra's Topiwala is making his acting debut through this film along with directing the film. He is also involved in the production of the film.
Nikhila Suman and Kavitha Gowda who are popular faces in small screen are playing the female leads in the film. Senior Actor Datthanna and Achyuth Rao have played important roles. Other artists are mostly newcomers selected through auditions.
The film is based on a philosophical thought the lead actor who is in search of salvation. Director Srinivas has explained this complex philosophical ideology in comically way through the life of a young man set in the modern times. Even though teaser and trailer predominantly had double entendre dialogues, it also has a philosophical touch to it.
The film has a few distinctions in its name. This is said to be first Kannada feature film whose Color Grading and Visual Effects were done in Canada. Also film is said to be a '5D film' as film was shot entirely in 5D running on 'Magic Lantern'.
The film will also have Sandalwood's first Stop Motion Video Song along with Animatics. Stop Motion Technology Specialist Praveen Chrispugg based in Chennai has choreographed this song. Other song has implemented Parallax Effect.
The film has been bankrolled by Bharath Jain of Mars Films. MG Srinivas and other technicians have also invested for the film. The film has been made on budget of 50 Lakhs but the output is on par with any normal budget film.
Why Was Panta Postponed?
Kalasamrat S Narayan's next film Panta was scheduled for grand release this Friday. But the makers have decided to postpone the release of the film to March.
As per the sources, producer K Subramanyam inspired from the success of Alladsu song from Chowka, wanted to include one such song in the film. Director S Narayan has agreed to add a song to the final version.
The team will be shooting for the song and few scenes, which will act as a lead to the song over next week. Shoot is expected to be completed within 3 days and post-production work for the song will be completed by end of the month.
Cast And Crew Of Panta
Anup Revanna and Monica have played the lead roles in Panta. Actor Abhijith has been involved in the production of the film and as per the posters, he is the Production Charioteer. Producer K Subramanyam has provided the story for the film.
Anup Revanna's debut film Lakshmana, was not very successful and Anup would be looking forward to make a mark at the box-office with Panta. He has also signed a film with Chandru, who has directed his debut film.