Puneeth Rajkumar launches Katha Sangama audio amid fanfare

When he was presented with a photograph of Dr Rajkumar and Puttanna Kanagal, Puneeth Rajkumar got emotional at the event held in Bengaluru yesterday
Puneeth Rajkumar at the audio launch of Katha Sangama
Puneeth Rajkumar at the audio launch of Katha Sangama

The team of Katha Sangama made its audio launch function a unique occasion for Puneeth Rajkumar. The music album of the upcoming anthology is tribute to director Puttanna Kanagal, who made the iconic film of the same name back in 1976. The album was released by the Power Star yesterday amid much fanfare.

A gramophone set up at the venue was played by Puneet Rajkumar, and the song Irula Chandiranu from the movie drifted in the air. It was an emotional moment for the actor when he was presented a photograph of Dr Rajkumar and Puttanna Kanagal. Puneet recollected memorable movies of the legendary director and the impact they had on society. He also the lauded team for coming up with such a subject, and added that the film is sure to strike a chord with the audience.

The event was held at Samsa open-air auditorium in Bengaluru, where Pradeep BV and the team performed to some songs from Puttanna Kanagal’s films.

Katha Sangama's album comprises seven songs, which feature singers like Vasu Dixit. Well-known vocalist Sangeetha Katti has sung the song, Oorendarenu, composed by Vasuki Vaibhav.

The anthology that boasts of a huge cast, has seven stories, with seven directors, seven music directors, and seven cinematographers, one for each short.

Katha Sangama is a joint venture produced by HK Prakash of ShreeDevi Entertainers. The core team includes Rishab Shetty and Pradeep Raj, with actor Pramod Shetty coming in as the executive producer.

Raj B Shetty, Balaji Manohar, and Amruta Naik, who is a part of the ensemble cast, were among those who attended the audio launch event.

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