With the conclusion of World Cup cricket matches and beginning of summer holidays, Kannada film industry is gearing up for the release of biggies' films. Ravichandran, Puneet Rajkumar and Ganesh are all set to entertain the audience with their movies like Mallikarjuna, Hudugru and Kool. Besides them, movies Maththondu Maduvenaa, Coffee Shop, Dhandam Dhashagunam, Murali Meets Meera, Double Decker, Mallikarjuna, Bhadra and Rajadhani are also in the queue to release in April.
The first week of April has witnessed the release of Kitty-Ramya starrer Sanju Weds Geetha and Prince. Both of them have got grand reception at the collection centres. Along with them, director-cum-actor Harish Raj has re-released his movie Gun, which was released a couple of weeks ago and was withdrawn from theatres after its bad collection. Now, all three movies are expected to do well at the Box Office in the first week.
Mathondu Maduvena and Coffee Shop are slated to release in the second week of April. Dinesh Babu's Eradane Maduve was a successful movie at the Box Office and it sequel Mathondu Maduvena is also expected to do well at collection centres. Another movie Coffee Shop is much-hyped big budget film and the multilingual movie is facing the wrath of KFCC over the rumours that is a dubbed movie. But the producer is very confident of its success.
Ramya and Chiranjeevi Sarja starrer Dhandam Dhashagunam and Prajwal Devaraj and Reema starrer Murali Meets Meera are releasing on April 14, while Jaggesh's movie Double Decker will hit the screens on April 15. All the three Kannada films are said to be family entertainer. With the release of these films, it is going to be a great feasting to the family audience this summer.
In the forth week, Crazy star Ravichandran is going to fight with budding actors like Yash and Prajwal Devaraj. His latest film Malikarjuna will hit the theatres on April 22 along with Rajadhani and Bhadra. Puneet Rajkumar's Hudugru, which is his first multi-starrer movie featuring Srinagar Kitty, Yogish and Radhika Pandit alongside him, is also expected to release on April 29. It is going to be a tough competition in the Kannada film industry.
However, in recent months, a trend of massive release has been set in Kannada film industry. In bid to taste the success in a short time, biggies' movies like Jackie, Super, Mylari, Kempe Gowda and Prince have released in 100 plus theatres and are successful in their attempt. Is Sandalwood prepared to provide enough number of theatrs to all the movies to continue with this trend? Even if it caters the need, many producers are forced to withdraw their movies in the second week to allow others to screen their movies. Will the KFCC successfully manage this situation, which has been a biggest challenge for many years?