Bigwigs lend their support to newcomers

Audio release

Narayan, who is popular for his innovative ideas, made sure his home production had the best from the Kannada film industry present on the occasion.

Starring Narayan’s son Pankaj and debutante Surabhi, the post production work of the film has been completed and the producer is waiting for the IPL to get over to announce the release date.

Celebrities from the industry, Ambareesh, Sumalatha Ambareesh, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Jayanthi, Vijayalakshmi Singh, Anirudh, Anu Prabhakar and others were present on the occasion.  A skit by Kirloskar Sathya and the team sent the audience into peals of laughter.

The various performances by the students of Chamaraja Dance Troupe were entertaining.  Pankaj and Surabhi, the hero and heroine of Dushta, danced to a song. Pankaj also showed his dancing skills to the songs of Puneeth Rajkumar, Upendra and Shivarajakumar.

After the cultural performances, Ambareesh released the music of the film along with other stars from the industry. Dubbing S Narayan as his close friend, Ambareesh appreciated him for his capacity and discipline. “More than a colleague, he is my close friend. I chat with him regularly,” said Ambareesh, who wished the film all success.

S Narayan, the director, producer, lyricist and music director of the film said that the movie has six songs and each song deals with a different subject. Shot in Bhadravathi and surrounding areas, the film is awaiting the clearance from the Censor Board.

Speaking about the movie, Narayan said, “The story is inspired from a real life incident which happened to one of my friend in late 70s. I was touched by the incident because I had witnessed it. In order to give the film a touch of reality, the film was shot where the real incident happened.”

Apart from Pankaj, the rest of the cast comprises newcomers. “It was a different experience as everyone is a fresher with no background in films. Even the singers are newcomers, hence you will feel a freshness in all the songs,” he assured.  

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