Besant Ravi returns to Kannada with negative role in Hagga
Besant Ravi will face-off with newcomer Venu Bharadwaj, who is making his debut as a hero in Hagga
The makers of the film Hagga, directed by Avinash N, have managed to bring back R Ravikumar aka Besant Ravi on the Kannada silver screen. The stunt director-turned-actor, who has mostly been seen as antagonists and in supporting roles in over 50 films, has shared screen space with stars like Mahesh Babu, Junior NTR and Prabhas in Telugu movies, and Shah Rukh Khan and Ajay Devgn, among others, in Hindi films. He has also worked in Kannada in Puneeth Rajkumar’s Veera Kanandadiga and the Sudeep-starrer Nalla. The actor was last seen in Yash’s film, Santhu Straight Foward (2016).
Hagga will feature Besant Ravi as a villain, and he will be seen in a face-off with newcomer Venu Bharadwaj, who is making his debut as a hero. The latter is also producing the film along with Raj Bharadwaj under the banner, Vasant Cine Creations.
Hagga will feature Priyanka Arora as the female lead, along with Tabala Nani, Avinash, Sudha Belavadi, Sanjay Bassiah and Apoorva Shree, among others, in pivotal roles. Producer Raj Bharadwaj has penned the story and screenplay while the film’s music has been composed by Prasanna Bojashettar. Avinash G has been signed up as the film’s cinematographer, and stunts will be choreographed by Ultimate Shivu.