TS Nagabharana's Mysore Mallige was a classic and remembered even today as one of the best screen adaptation from a literary work. It was based on the poems of KS Narasimhaswamy and had portrayed rural life and the pre-Independence movement.
KS Narasimhaswamy's collection of poems inspired the film Mysore Mallige, which the critics lauded and won several awards. The film was made in 1992 and now, a movie on the same name is being made which has created a controversy.
Well, a young team is making a movie with the title Mysore Mallige. The shocking part of the film is - dare bare photos! The pictures of the female lead Roopa Nataraj have created a controversy and irked a section of Kannada film goers.
While the classic was a romantic movie and was a clean film, the latest film, which is said to be inspired by the earlier flick, seems to be sensuous in nature. Continue reading the story and also see some of the photos of the movie on the slideshow...
Roopa Goes Backless
Roopa Nataraj will be also seen in backless pose, something similar to Pooja Gandhi in last year hit Kannada movie Dandupalya.
Director Under Scanner
While netizens did not bother or worry to see the hot photos of Roopa Nataraj, fans of classic Mysore Mallige blasted the director of the latest movie claiming that the director is defaming the TS Nagabharana's film and Narasimha Swamy's literary work.
TS Nagabharana Unhappy
Even TS Nagabharana has expressed his unhappiness over the title of the film and said that the director Oscar Krishna did have a basic courtesy to take his verbal consent to use the title - Mysore Mallige.
Oscar Krishna has penned the story, screenplay and dialogues of Mysore Mallige. According to the director, the film has an unusual story.
A Story of Innocent Girl
The director claims, "Mysore Mallige is about an innocent girl, who faces tough time, as she grows up. The film looks into whether a woman in society gets the right share to live or not,"
He adds, "It is a good mixture of reality and imagination," explains the director. The film will be shot in Mysore, Madikeri and Bangalore soon."
Mysore Mallige Stars
The film stars Ranjan Shetty of Seeta tele-serial fame and Sri of Amrutavarshini soup fame are starring in the male lead roles. However, Roopa Nataraj had earlier worked in the movie Gaali.