135 artistes come together for Ondu Ghanteya Kathe
According to the director, his film will be the answer to horrors such as the Nirbhaya and Priyanka incidents
Raghava Dwarki’s Ondu Ghanteya Kathe is based on true incidents. According to the director, his film will be the answer to horrors such as the Nirbhaya and Priyanka incidents. "This is a serious subject that we have told in an engaging way," says Dwarki, who has previously directed seven films, including Gunna, Shambo, Mathe Mungaru, and a couple of projects in Tamil and Telugu.
Interestingly, the cast comprises 135 artistes, mostly comedians, including Ajay, who is playing the lead, along with Shanaya Katwe and Swathi Sharma as the female leads. The other cast members include Chidananda, Prashanth Sidhi, Yashwanth Sir Deshpande, Prakash K Thuminadu Silli Lalli Anand, and Nagendra Sha.
Ondu Ghanteya Kathe, produced by Kashyap Dakoju, has music scored by Denis Vallaban, and cinematography by Suryakantha PH. The film, which has cleared the Censor Board with an ‘A’ certificate, was scheduled for an April release. “We were looking to hit theatres on April 24, but the outbreak of the coronavirus has jumbled the schedule. We now have to reconsider the dates,” says the director.