Balepet will be a dark comedy with no bloodshed or murder: Director Rishikesh
Pramod Bopanna and Anitha Bhat play the lead roles in Balepet, while Umesh Banakar will be seen as the antagonist
“Balepet is a gangster drama, but the twist in this tale on rowdyism is that there is no bloodshed or murder,” says director Rishikesh, who has based his fictional subject in and around Balepet.
The film’s teaser opened to a good response when it was released last weekend. According to the debutant director, who has handled multiple responsibilities for the film, including story-writing, cinematography and editing, Balepet is a dark comedy that carries biting sarcasm, underlining the message about why people should not go on the wrong path. “The film is a gangster drama told in an entertaining way,” Rishikesh adds.
Balepet has Pramod Bopanna and Anitha Bhat playing the lead roles, while Umesh Banakar will be seen as the antagonist. The cast also includes Mayur Patel and Abhishek Matad in prominent roles. Its music is composed by Lohith.
Balepet is being made under the banner of RVS Production in association with Dot Talkies. It is now in the post-production stage, and the makers plan to release it in May. This film marks the directorial debut of Rishikesh, who has the experience of working as a cinematographer and editor in many films.