Roberrt preps for launch on May 6
Tharun Sudhir’s upcoming directorial, starring Darshan, has created hype with its title and posters
Roberrt, Tharun Sudhir’s second outing after his debut, Chowka, will feature Darshan in the lead. The film, even before going on floors, has made heads turn with its title and two posters.
The first poster depicted two hands in the foreground while an image of Ravana was in the background. It had the tagline: Ee Kaige.. Shabari munde solodu gothu, Ravanna munde gellodu gothu. The second one had a young boy in Rama avatar on the palm of Hanuman, the latter portrayed by Darshan.
The pre-production of the film, produced by Umapathy, is almost done and the project will go on floors in May. The customary launch ceremony has reportedly been fixed for May 6, and the makers plan to being filming the same day. The first schedule, likely to be a five-day stretch, will be held in Bengaluru, after which the film will also be shot in Chennai, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam.
Currently, the makers have brought on board two dialogue writers, Chandramouli and Rajshekar KL, and have finalised cinematographer Sudhakar Jain, art director Mohan B Kere and editor as KM Prakash. They are still in the process of deciding the rest of the cast.
Meanwhile, Darshan’s 50th film, Muniratna Kurukshetra, made in both 2D and 3D versions, is ready for release in five languages, while his other film Odeya, directed MD Shridhar and produced by Sandesh Nagaraj, is in the post-production stage.