Amid turmoil, HDK watches trailer of son's movie

Amid turmoil, HDK watches trailer of son's movie

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy. DH file photo

It was a different battlefield a 'relaxed' Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy watched amid the political crisis in Karnataka ahead of Lok Sabha polls.

Taking time off from the turmoil his government is facing due to two MLAs withdrawing support to the government, Kumaraswamywatched a trailer of the movie 'Kurukshetra', the Kannada period movie based on the Mahabharata, based on the poetic marvel'Gadayuddha' by poet Ranna.

His son Nikhil Gowda has played the role of Abhimanyu. The movie has been produced by MLA Muniratna. Enthralled with the trailer, Kumaraswamy said never before a movie of this scale ever been made in Kannada, where every minute detail was taken care of.

The two Independent MLAs, H Nagesh (Independent) and R Shankar (KPJP) Tuesday withdrew support to the seven-month-old ministry amid turmoil triggered by charges of horse-trading flung at each other by the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition and BJP.