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4 Directors Who Are Changing the Face of Kannada Cinema

Written by: SHRAMAN JAIN.

Namma Kannada Film Industry is considered to be a growing film industry in India. Prati Varsha Kannada chitra ranga vibbhinna chitragalanna needi namma audience na entertain maadtaane ide. Sandalwood yelige'ge kashta pattiroru Tumbaa Jana iddare, avaralli Dr. Rajkumar, Puttanna Kanagal, Shankar Nag, mattu innitararu pramukharu. Direction feild'ge bandre Puttanna Kanagal haagu Shankar Nag avara koduge apaara. Ade reeti, evattu evaaga Sandalwood'nalli exist aagiro kelavu directors'galinda Namma Sandalwood industry na bere industry avru nodo way'ne badlaagide. Ee fresh brigade of filmmakers'galu new-age films'galanna needo moolaka other industries'gala attention gain maadtirodantoo Nija! 

Here’s a list of some directors who are changing the face of Kannada cinema. 

1. Prashant Neel 

A passionate, new-age director. Prashant Neel andre Tumbaa jana'kke gottagodilla, but 'Ugramm' director Prashant Neel andaakshana Khanditaa ivar parichaya sigutte. Regular pattern film making na follow maadtidda time'nalli mass film na heegoo madbahudu anta torskottoru Prashant Neel. Ugramm aadmele bejaan mass films bandide, but Ugramm ashtu yaargoo ishta agilla. Kannada films'ne nod'de irorellaa ee film na 3-4 sala nodiddaare andre just imagine! Ugramm huttaakiro benchmark break maadoke, Prashant avarde "KGF" movie barbeku ansutte. "KGF" movie'goskara wait maadtirodu kevala Kannada audience maatra alla, whole Indian cinema people ee chitra'kkaagi yeduru nodtaa ide, and this is a great pride for Sandalwood. Pre-production stage inda illi tanaka Chitra build maadiro hype idyalwa it's amazing! Nodona, Chitra release aadmele yenella aagutte, chitra'dina Prashant Neel avaru yeshtella awards na win aagtaare anta.

2. Pawan Kumar

Pawan Kumar avru actually cinema meliro preetiyinda engineering'na arda dalle drop maadi film industry'ge kaalittru. "Lucia" moolaka yellarigoo parichaya aadru. Actually, Lucia film traditional sequence'ge challenge maadi geddiro experimental movie. We've to appreciate Pawan for taking such a risk and congratulate him for achieving the success. Brilliant screenplay mattu rich technicalities'inda the film was a must watch. Following Lucia, he directed "U Turn," which opened to a overwhelming response. U Turn also screened at the New York Film Festival. Film'nallidda gripping screenplay and the climax was just brilliant. The movie was totally one of its kind. 

3. Rakshit Shetty

Engineering Maadi, IT company Alli kelsa padkondu, onderdu Varsha kelsa maadi, cinema meliro Preetiyinda kelsa bittu, film industry'ge bandiddu Rakshit Shetty! He made his directorial debut with "Ulidavaru Kandante". Wow, what a movie it is! The movie is an anthology of five stories. Yaaroo guess maadodikkoo saadhya aagde iro screenplay chitradallide. Actually, the making isn't so easy as it looks. Actually, Rakshit Shetty avru Sudeep'ge "Thugs Of Malgudi" na direct maadbekittu, but Rakshit act maadtiro "Avane Srimannarayan" chitrada pre-production works delay aagiddrinda, Thugs Of Malgudi mundakk-hogide. We wish, the film to go on floors as soon as possible. And believe us, it'll be a another successful cult movie from Rakshit's kit as a director.

4. Raam Reddy

Raam Reddy avru basically an economics graduate. "Thiti" film na moolaka Sandalwood nalli Mane maatada talented new-age director. Meliro mooru directors professional actors'galanna ittkondu geddiroru. But, Raam Redyy avru non-professional actors'galanna ittkondu geddiroru, so he definitely stands out among them. Century Gowda Thiti movie highlight! The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada. The film also won the Golden Leopard at the 68th Locarno International Film Festival. Ishtallade, famed filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola also showered praise on the film. Now, that’s something! 

So, all the above mentioned directors have delivered content oriented movies that appealed to the viewers. Do you feel anyone is missing in this list or anyone can replace someone in this list? Then comment the Director's name and let us know.

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