Post Eddulu Manjunatha, Navarasa Nayaka Jaggesh, is popularly known as ‘Manja alias Manjunatha’. He also did a movie with a similar name titled Manjunath LLB. With Melkote Manja, the Manja tradition has continued! Also, with Melkote Manja, Jaggesh is turning into a script writer! Not only that, has also penned a song for the movie!
Amidst his successful political and cinema career, the versatile actor has donned the cap to direct Melkote Manja, which is said to be a comedy-thriller.
The latest news from the Manja team is that Power Star Puneeth Rajkumar has lent a voice to a song for the film. This isn’t the first time Puneeth is singing for other actors. He has earlier sung for Uppi-SRK starrer Lava Kusha, Srinagara Kitty starrer Savaari, Shivraj Kumar starrer Aryan are a few to name.
Puneeth finished the recoding of the song in one of the reputed studios in the city. Puneeth’s songs are usually super hit too! Looks like Jaggesh does not want to take any risk while being ‘Manja’!
Jaggesh has roped in Aindrita Ray to play the lead opposite him. The movie is said to be about a guy who manages to take ‘loan’ from people and cheats them by not returning the money. Andy plays a glam doll, who has a life threat from underworld dons. Rngayana Raghu also plays an important role in the film.
Melkote Manja produced by R Krishna will see Giridhar Diwan composing music for the movie which has lyrics penned by Jaggesh, Yogaraj Bhat and many others.