After getting clearance from the Animal Welfare Board, Darshan's Kranti Veera Sangolli Raayanna is geared up for release on November 1, the Karnataka Rajyothsava day.
The film is produced by Anand Appugol and directed by Naganna. KVSR is the hugely awaited historical film which documents the life and times of freedom fighter Raayanna who fought against the British Rule. Sangolli Raayanna has been credited the first guerilla fighter who organised peasants and commoners and armed them to fight against the oppressive British Regime.
The film is sure to get a humongous opening considering Darshan`s charismatic appeal, the Sultan of Huge openings in the Kannada film industry. The film has been censored with U/A certificate many days earlier, but the release was delayed because as they were waiting for the clearance from the Animal Welfare Board.
A lot of elephants and horses were used during the war sequences shot in Jaipur.
Kranti Veera Sangolli Raayanna has already created lot of expectations among the Kannada film fans. Music director Hari Krishna who is behind the background score says that this film will be a milestone in the Kannada film industry. Sources said that even the censor board officials who saw the film were clearly impressed with the making of the film.
Darshan`s buddy Sudeep has given the voice-over for the film. The trailer has already created a big buzz among the fans. Actors Jaya Prada, Nikitha, Shashi Kumar, Shobharaj, Avinash, Ramesh Bhat and Sreenivasa Murthy play special roles in the film for which Raghovardhan has provided the music. Ramesh Babu is the cinematographer.
Another Kannada film Dakota Picture produced by Rockline Venkatesh and directed by Om Prakash Rao will also be hitting the screens on 1st November. The film is a remake of Hindi hit Malaamaal Weekly in which veteran artists Doddanna, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Mandeep Rai and M.S.Umesh have excelled, says Rockline Venkatesh.
Nikisha Patel is playing a special role in the film.