The maiden production from actor Srinagara Kitty and his wife Bhavana Belegere in Mahanadhi Creations a children film 'Ball Pen' directed by Shashikanth getting appreciations from Tamil film industry personalities Cheran, Chandrasekhar and others is all set for audio release soon. Meanwhile the first media address of the film was organized in the presence of stormy journalist Ravi Belegere, Smt Lalitha Belegere, Kendra Sahitya Academy award winner Boluwar, story writer KC Manjunath, music director Manikanth Khadri, lyricist Dwarki Raghav, Sada choreographer, editor Sri of Crazy Minds, cameraman of first 5D format Rajakumar plus child artists of the film.
Actor Kitty at the helm today taken up production of this film at the first birthday of his daughter and the story of Manjunath was inspiring for him to take up the film immediately. Son in law of famous journalist, educationist, anchor, actor in Kannada cinema and television Ravi Belegere has made this film with the support of his wife Bhavana Belegere and mother in Smt Lalitha Belegere.
According to Shashikanth director of the film (he has his wife Hifa as costume designer for the film) this is a children film attempting at giving solution to elders woes. When the film was screened at the festivals the leading personalities like Rajakumar actor Vijay father and Cheran patted the effort. This film was considered as Indian film answer to 'Children of Heaven' makes me very proud in the career disclosed the humble director Shashikanth.
Proving his mettle in 5D camera Rajakumar heading the megaphone said the future is digital technology. For shooting of this film in5D technology I did not had any worries because producer Bhavana Belegere given me free hand and she has great conviction he stated. What is required for 5D technology shoot is the research work before start of the shoot mentioned Rajakumar who studied in SJP institute of Bengaluru. 5D is less expensive compared to regular format informed the author of Cinematography book in Tamil.
I have only extended my dream from television to cinema and biggest compliment came to me from my father that I have not made leap to commercial cinema stated Bhavana Belegere. Smt Lalitha Belegere mother in law of actor Srinagara Kitty stated that it is only small help from her side in the scene and dialogue correction.
The cynosure of the media address on Sunday night Ravi Belegere explained there is a grave need in bringing up the children in right way. Head of the educational institutions where 6700 children study the storm in journalism Ravi Belegere recalled the hard days of his life. His inability in passing out SSLC with good marks and how he faced the admission problem to college studies plus his growth from Rs.380 in pocket in Bengaluru on April 9, 1994 to Rs.250 crores turn over empire.