Dinesh Gandhi had earlier directed a film and had assisted many directors as a co-director. He is now turning a producer with Veera Madakari, which is the remake of Telugu hit Vikramarkudu starring Ravi Teja and Anushka. The Telugu film which became a block buster was directed by S.S. Rajamouli.
[an error occurred while processing this directive]The launch was attended by many well noted film personalities including Karnataka Film Chamber Of Commerce Vice President SA. Ra. Govindoo. Rebel star Ambarish was present to bless the team. Munaf Patel made a brief appearance after the function and just sat in a corner. With him were some former Ranji players of Karnataka and a few friends. Later it became clear that Sudeep was one of his close friends. After exchanging pleasantries with a few friends and holding a brief conversation with Sudeep, Munaf Patel quietly left the place.
Director Sadhu Kokila said that the film will be shot in Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal and many outdoor spots in Northern Karnataka.
"Major portions of the shooting will take place in Badami Caves. Later we are planning to shoot in Bangalore and also abroad. I am planning to shoot the film for 80 to 90 days," said Sadhu Kokila. He has managed to get the best technicians in the form of Art director Dinesh Mangalore and Fight Choreographer Thriller Manju. Sadhu also said that Sudeep will be playing two roles in the film and the heroine of the film is yet to be finalised. The film will be starting its shooting schedule in August.
Sudeep added that there is diversity in the two characters that he is portraying in the film. "There is space for comedy, dynamism, heroism and also for good performance in these two roles," he said.