Mangaluru: Konkani film 'Anthu' awaits release

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (EP)

Mangaluru, Jun 26: Only the fifth film shot entirely in Gowd Saraswath Brahmin (GSB) Konkani dialect, 'Anthu' is completed and awaiting its release.

'Anthu' is a rare family oriented story. It is the story of a family which faces many problems. Various incidents give the film a complete shape.

Karopady Akshaya Nayak has written the story and the script, edited and directed the film. He has even handled the cinematography.

The Kannada dialogues written by state awarded artiste M K Mata have been translated to Konkani by Venkatesh Baliga. Lyrics are written by Om Ganesh Kamath Uppunda and Srinivas Shenoy Puttur. The music is composed by Hariram (B Atmaram Nayak and Harish Pandav).

Milan Markanja, Vishwanath Kodikal and Vipin Shetty have worked as co-directors. Krishna Prasad and Vijay Monteiro are the assistant cameramen. Premraj Arlapadav has prepared the costumes.

There are three songs in the film. A group of well-known artistes is among the singers. Chidananda Kamath Kasargod, Poornima Suresh Udupi, and national Balashree award winner Sujay Shanbhag have acted in the film. Mangesh Bhat Vitla, Dinesh Prabhu Kallotte, Maroli Sabitha Kamath, Jaya Pai, Jaya Kamath, Vitob Bandarkar, K Ashok Kumar, Malathi Kamath and more than 45 other artistes are part of the film.


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