M'luru: Abhilash Shetty directed film ‘Koli Taal’ selected for 21st New York Indian film festival

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru, May 8: Kannada feature film ‘Koli Taal’ directed by Abhilash Shetty is selected for 21st New York Indian film festival.

The 21st New York Indian film festival will be held from June 4 to 13 at New York. Radha Ramachandra and Prabhakar Kunder are playing the lead role, along with Ganesh Mogaveerapete, Sharath Devadiga and Guruprasad Nairy.

The movie is produced by Sachin Pattan Shetty, captured by Swaroop Yashwanth, visual effects by Allan Sequiera, sound design by Vithor Moraes, poster designed by Jessica Kinich, trailer by Suresh Arumugam.

Sachin Kunder is the associate director while Chethan Shetty, Dhanush D Shetty, Chethan Salian, Manoj Ramachandra are assistant directors.

Apart from directing, Abhilash Shetty has written the story, screenplay and edited the movie.

Abhilash Shetty has roots of Kundapur and has completed his BCom. He worked for two years in a company at Bengaluru. After quitting his job Abhilash went on to do three short films namely Crony, Vinashi and 2 missed calls which was selected in 15 film festivals.

Abhilash Shetty says, ‘The story is inspired from my childhood days. The movie is completely content based and art house drama. The movie is shot at Bharamavar, Sagara and Yakshagana sequence was shot at Mandarthi.

The story of Koli Taal is about an elderly couple who plan to cook chicken curry for dinner for their grandson, but the chicken goes missing. The story revolves around a missing chicken, says Abhilash Shetty.

The team is planning to release the movie on OTT platform.


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  • Radha Ramachandra, Bengaluru 560078

    Wed, May 26 2021

    The Director, story writer, screen play and playing a role all in one and only one I.e Abhilash Shetty a very young guy with wide range creativity band intense wide view to make very selective films . I wish him a great future, best of luck and thank him for extending me to be a part of the movie KOLITAAL.

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  • sense_shetty, Mangalore

    Sun, May 23 2021

    Good luck ..The story line of a missing koli .. sounds interesting

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  • Hindustani, Manipal/Dubai

    Tue, May 18 2021

    Congratulations GOD BLESS

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  • Evans C Sumitra, Udupi/New York, USA.

    Thu, May 13 2021

    All the very best and GOOD LUCK to Abhilash Shetty, for directing his film 'Koli Taal' and being selected for the 21st New York Indian festival. We all are proud of you and it is indeed a great achievement.

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