After making her Hindi film debut with Hansal Mehta’s CITYLIGHTS in 2014, Pratralekha Paul is set to venture Kannada films with actor, Ganesh for an action comedy titled, WHERE IS MY KANNADAKA?. It will go on floors in April and the major chunk of the film is set in London. From script, screenplay to star-cast and pre-production, everything is in place and the film would be shot in a start to finish schedule in UK in the months of April May this year. The makers are looking at releasing the film in the last quarter this year.
After the success of KGF in the Hindi speaking regions, the Kannada film industry, popularly known as Sandalwood has got into the mainstream zone with actors from Bollywood open to venture into the regional cinema.
The film will also mark the directorial debut of the husband-wife duo of Raaj and Damini who have directed several television shows in Hindi as well as Kannada.
Pratralekha confirmed the news by saying, “This is my first Kannada film and I am super excited to be working on it with Raaj and Damini. While I can’t reveal about the role right now, but I can definitely say that it’s a kind of role that I haven’t portrayed on screen so far and that makes it extra special for me.”
Ganesh who is known as Golden Ganesh is one of the most popular celebrities and highest-paid actors in Kannada cinema. He is known for several hit films like MUNGARU MALE, CHELUVINA CHITTARA and his recent release ORANGE.