The launch of the audio of Maanikya, a Kannada movie directed by Sudeep and produced by N Kumar, was released in a grand manner at a star hotel in Bangalore.
The show was managed by Sudeep`s wife Priya, who runs an event management firm. All the actors and technicians appeared in Maanikya- branded costumes.
Sudeep plays the lead role in the movie, which is a remake of the Telugu super hit Mirchi.
The Kannada version has Tamil actress Varalaxmi SarathKumar and Ranya Shetty as the female leads. Both actresses are debuting in Kannada film industry through this movie. Arjun Janya has composed the music for the movie.
Maanikya, which was shot over more than 130 days, would be one of the expensive movies in recent times. Crazy Star Ravichandran will be seen in the role of the protagonist`s father. Leading comedians are part of the movie.
Sudeep thanked the film crew and the star cast with Karnataka`s Housing Minister Ambarish and his wife Sumalatha turning up as the chief guests of the event. Producer Rockline Venkatesh was felicitated on the occasion. The movie will release on May 1.
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