A good news is waiting for Kannada music lovers. Yes! If sources are to believe, melody queen Asha Bhonsle will debut in Kannada film. Mungaru Male producer E Krishnappa is reportedly in talks with the Bollywood singer for his upcoming movie Mathe Mungaru. Earlier, it was reported that Ashaji would make her debut through Pratap Gowda's Udyan Express, but it never came to reality.
Asha Bhosle has sung in over 14 languages including Assamese, Hindi, Urdu, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, English, Russian, Czech, Nepali, and Malayalam. Bollywood singers like Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Kunal Ganjawala have created sensation in Kannada music industry. Now the question is, will Ashaji face an accent problem? “Truly No," say experts in the music industry.
Producer E Krishnappa, who made history with Mungaru Male is now back with his next movie Mathe Mungaru. After a gap of one year, he is producing this movie. His last movie was Moggina Manasu, which received rave reviews and bagged five Filmfare awards.
His debut movie Mungaru Male rejuvenated Kannada music industry with its melodious tunes. The combination of Mano Murthy, Jayanth Kaikini, Sonu Nigam has set a new records in the industry. It gave a new dimension to the music industry and took Kannada audio's to the next level. Now Kannada audio market is growing step by step. It made Kannada movie makers to consider music as opportunity to raise the cine market. Every single movie started proving that it has something to listen.
Music directors like Mano Murthy, V Harikrishna, Raghu Dixit have overshadowed the likes of Gurukiran and Hamsalekha. The Kannada audience, who like and appreciate originality (Swamake), are red faced about filmmakers and wondering that, Can this music revolution inspire Kannada script writers?