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Sukumara takes off

Published: Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 17:48 [IST]

[an error occurred while processing this directive] KConfident group which is into diversifed business activities like Infrastructure, Aviation and Entertainment segments is all set to enter into film production in a big way. The company's first film launch was a gala affair. The launch was held in their corporate office in Bannerghatta Road.

The company's first film 'Sukumara' is being launched with a new star Karthik and the leading lady's role will be handled by well known actress Gauri Munjal. Delhi based Gauri has already acted in three Kannada films "Namma Basava', "Gopi' and "Gandana Mane' and a few Telugu films. The film will be directed by well known Malayalam film director Rajasenan who has a great success record averaging more than sixty percent success. His recent film "Romeo' with Dileep has now become a block buster film.

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Dr. Roy, the Chiarman of the group said that the company is enlarging its entertainment segment activities and three Kannada films and a Malayalam film has been planned. He said the company wanted to launch a film with Dr. Vishnuvardhan in the beginning, but the story of the film could not be finalised. The company has already obtained call sheets from Power Star Puneet Raj Kumar, Dr. Roy said.

Director Rajeasenan said that this is the first time that he is directing a non Malayalam film and felt happy to do a Kannada film. "Kannada film industry is now in an upward trend in terms of revenue and also in terms of presentation. And I am now working on a script which is written by me and hope to create a space in the Kannada film industry' said Rajasenan. Rajasenan has selected Jayachandran as his music director fof this film.

The film's hero Karthick who is the brother of actress Sindhu Menon said that it was a dream come true for him to act as a hero of a Kannada film. "It was Dr. Vishnu sir who advised me to take up film assignments. I was into cricket and had even represented Karnataka in Ranji Trophy. This offer came to me on a platter and I am really happy about it. I am now anchoring a programme in U2 channel and acquiring lot of popularity. And I am thankful to all my fans who are wishing me success in this new endeavour' he added.

Gowri Munjal said that she will be playing the role of a film actress in the film.

Topics: sindhu menon, karthik, puneet raj kumar, gauri munjal, rajasenan, vishnuvardhan
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