Darshan-starrer Gandugali Madakari Nayaka's muhurat to be held at Chitradurga today
The official launch of the film, produced by Rockline Venkatesh and directed by Rajendra Singh Babu, will be held in Bengaluru on December 6
Keeping in mind the history of the last Palegara from Chitradurga, the muhurat of his biopic, Gandugali Madakari Nayaka, starring Darshan will take place at Chitradurga on December 2. The official launch of the film, produced by Rockline Venkatesh and directed by Rajendra Singh Babu, will be held in Bengaluru on December 6.
Along with Darshan, the producer, director, and other important members of the cast and crew will take part in a special pooja to be held at the famous Shri Barageramma and Ekanatheshwari Temple in Chitradurga. It is said that Madakari Nayaka and warriors of the 15th century were regular visitors to this temple, and took the blessing of these deities. The crew will then head to the famous Madakari Nayaka circle in Chitradurga, where they will pay homage in front of the statue. They will later pay a visit to Muruga Rajendra Mata, and seek the blessings of the Swamiji.
The historical drama is based on a novel written by BL Venu. The director has also collected information from various other historians for Gandugali Madakari Nayaka. The music is being composed by Hamsalekha, and Ashok Kashyap will handle the cinematography. The production house, which is finalising on the rest of the cast, plans to shoot the film in Chitradurga, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Rajasthan.