'Chennai 600028' is 'Bangalore 560023' in Kannada

Last Updated: Wed, Jun 04, 2014 05:07 hrs

Cricket has been one universal game that can integrate the whole world and has been every Indian’s obsession. Legendary cricketers are looked upon as Gods and cricket is more of a religion on India.

There have been many flicks in the past which had cricket as their vital subject and not many have made it to the hit list or have managed to be the crowd pullers.

It was the Tamil movie Chennai 600028 directed by Venkat Prabhu in the year 2007 that managed to appease the cini and the cricket buffs. Now the same movie is being remade in Kannada under the title Bangalore 560023 and is being directed by one of the well known directors of Kannada film industry – Pradeep Raj who is also the one known for making remakes.

The subject would be dealing with two teams whose passion for the game is matchless but is at loggerheads with each other playing local league cricket. Though the team members are from various status and hail from different family background mostly middle class, their love for game and their sincerity towards the game forms the entire plot.

Bangalore 560023 which is all about cricket features actors like Jay Karthik, Dhruva, Rajeev, Chandan and many others who nurture an interest towards cricket in real life as well and have not only been a part of Celebrity Cricket League, but also star performers of CCL. Sanjjana and Shivani will be seen in pivotal roles in the movie. The second schedule of the movie has already begun and is said to shoot the climax sequences of the movie.


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