For the box office battle of this week - 9th of August in Kannada front there are Tony and I am in Love films. These two Kannada films face stiff competition from films like 'Thalaiva', 'Chennai Express' and 'Abbaiyi Class Ammayi Mass' other three big star cast films releasing liberally in Karnataka theatres.
'Tony' is the second film direction for 'Olave Mandhara' successful director Jayathirtha. 'I am in Love' is also second film direction for journalist Nandakumar who had a bad luck in box office from 'Good Luck' Kannada cinema.
Highly talked and publicized cinema 'Tony' starring Srinagara Kitty and Aindrita Ray in lead roles has traveled various parts of Karnataka as publicity promotion for the film. The shooting held at Elephant village and Tiger Safari adds extra attention to this four track cinema and special style of narration adopted for the film by director Jayathirtha. The new gambling untouched so far, the folk mix in music, new angles tried in cinematography, 'Ek din Ka Sultan' tag for the film, action, thrills in narration plus lovely songs are part of this film 'Tony' that has already set a good tone in the minds of audience.
Sky Studios is banner of 'Tony' - Srinagara Kitty and Indrakumar BV are producers. Srinagara Kitty is opposite Aindrita Ray. This film is shot in Elephant village and Tiger Park in Bangkok. It is a mixture of various facets of life.
Sadhu Kokila has scored music. Sugnan is cameraman, KM Prakash editor, Mass Madha stunts, Harsha, Imran and Dhan Kumar in choreography have contributed for this film. Dilip Raj, Preethi Zingiani, Harish Rayappa, Sharat Lohitashva, Veena Sunder, Suchindra Prasad, Dharmendra Prasad are in the cast.
'I am in Love' taking on all biggies and it is debut production for Smt Lalitha Chenna Reddy from Hosur. A triangular love story starring newcomers Mahesh, Kavya Shetty and Neha is directed by Kannada film journalist Nandakumar. He had earlier directed 'Good Luck' Kannada film.
Debutant Mahesh has done some danger stunts in this film and a few songs are quite popular from this film. Sai Karthik has scored music and PKH Doss is cameraman of this film. Thilak, Kuri Ranga, Dharma, Kotresh, Veeresh, Mamatha and others are in cast. Mohan B Kere is art director, Chandra mohan is choreographer, Kaurava Venkatesh and Harris Johny are stunt directors.
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