Venkat Bharadwaj shot to fame along with his movie Kempirve, which additionally gained the Karnataka State Movie Award for the perfect screenplay. Regardless of being an award successful filmmaker, Venkat says, “Making a movie is simple, however advertising it’s an exhausting course of. We don’t get sufficient assist in the course of the completely different levels of a movie’s promotion and I’m towards paid promotions.”
“Immediately digital platforms and troll pages appear to be the accepted tendencies to advertise a movie, which I don’t consider in. I really feel the movie ought to discuss concerning the director and his works. So if a low-profile individual corresponding to myself makes a movie, then sure, advertising and promotions are a herculean process, irrespective of 1’s previous laurels,” says the director, whose Omelette had a direct OTT launch in the course of the pandemic.
The person, who believes in swimming towards the present, is the son of the veteran movie maker the late CV Shivashankar. Now, Venkat is all geared as much as launch his newest movie, Naguvina Hoogale Mele, which is able to hit the screens on February 9.
“Naguvina Hoogale Mele is within the romantic-drama style, impressed by a real life incident. I might say the movie is not only an entertainer, but additionally has social messages. Set in a timeline of six years, it captures love which appears to be evergreen, however, are we even dropping out on this with the present life conditions?” explains the director, whose earlier launch was Sri Ranga, launched in July 2022.
Naguvina Hoogale Mele is produced by Sri Satya Sai Arts (Bengal Tiger fame) and that is their first Kannada movie enterprise. “It’s a pleasure to see a Telugu movie banner coming ahead to make a Kannada movie,” beams the director whose movie has Abhidas and Sharanya Shetty because the main pair. On display screen, the duo is supported by Girish Bettappa, Balrajwadi and Benaca Nanjappa amongst others.
The specialty of the movie says Venkat, is that it’s a clear entertainer, devoid of blood, gore and violence. As an alternative it talks about love, feelings and relationships, and may be watched by the whole household, says the filmmaker. He provides that nature performs an enormous function within the movie, which was shot in and across the seashores of Kundapura.
“I didn’t need to put up a set after which shoot, so we sought and located pure locales corresponding to Trasi seashore and some others, the place the movie was shot. The remaining have been shot in Hulikal Ghat, Mastigudi and Shivamogga. This fashion the whole Malnad area and its tradition types the backdrop of the movie.”
“The story was triggered off by my dialog with a coconut vendor in entrance of a school in Ooty. One specific line he stated grew to become the premise for my movie, which was tailored to the Karnataka area and the screenplay got here into being,” says Venkat, who has two extra movies prepared for launch.