Dhruva Sarja’s Pogaru aims a January release
The film, starring Rashmika Mandanna as the female lead, will be out in Kannada, and will be dubbed and released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi
All eyes are on Dhruva Sarja’s Pogaru, the first Kannada mass commercial entertainer to be out in 2021. Director Nanda Kishore had earlier told CE that Pogaru would be released either in December-end or in January and now producer BK Gangadhar has confirmed that the team is working towards releasing it on the theatres in January. A release date will be fixed soon. The film is now entering the final stages of post-production work, and its heroine Rashmika Mandanna was in Bengaluru for a couple of days recently to complete her dubbing portions. The production house, which is releasing the film in Kannada, is also working towards having a simultaneous release in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi as well. “Work on the dubbing of the film in these other languages is going on. The Hindi dubbing rights of the film has been sold for 7.2 crores, and the Telugu version has fetched a good amount as well,” says Gangadhar,” adding, “Pogaru will be a film for all kinds of audiences, irrespective of the language it will be watched in. We are looking forward to treating cine-goers with some mass entertainment. We will soon be announcing the release date.” Pogaru will be Dhurva Sarja’s next after Bharjari. Rashmika Mandanna, who is paired opposite Dhruva, will be seen playing a college professor.
The film also has Dhananjay playing in an important role, along with Mayuri, Ravi Shankar and Chikkanna. Pogaru’s music is by Chandan Shetty, while has the background score has been composed by V Harikrishna, and cinematographer-director Vijay Milton has handled the camera work.