Tulu film ‘Karnikada Kallurti’ to showcase a life story of Tulunada daiva ‘Kallurti’.
“Daivaradhane” is an ancient ritual of Tulu people which is been performed since many decades around Tulunadu districts. ‘Kallurti’ is one of the daiva, there is iconic history behind the birth of this spirit.
In today’s generation people won’t know the actual story behind the each and every Daiva and Tulu rituals, were in film ‘Karnikada Kallurti’ made to showcase the life story of Tulunadu’s adorable daiva “Kallurti”. Director Mahendra Kumar and his team worked hard to make life story into a feature film.
Film was shot in 70 days in nearby places of Karkala, where there is origin of “Kallamma (Kallurti)” & her brother “Kallada”. There are six songs in the film; K Nagendra Devadiga penned lyrics for Hithen Hassan’s music composition.
Film ‘Karnikada Kalurti’ is produced under the banner Phoenix, Mahendra Kumar directed and written story and produced this film. Gangadhar Kirodian written dialogues and cinematography part is handled by Umapathi.
Sandalwood actor Ramesh Bhatt, Prashanth, Shailendra D, Sainath, Shalini Marakada, Supritha, Chandani Anchan and others will be seen in the film
Speaking to Tulucinema.com Mahendra Kumar director of the film says “Film’s pot based on Kallurti Appe and her childhood and about her parents”.
“Film also showcases about Kalkuda brother of Kallurti and his suffers and his sacrifices later how brother and sister fight for the injustice, after they disappears jumping in to the water”. Mahendra Kumar says.
“This film is not made in intention to make profit and wealth, our only intention to showcase the life story of Appe Kallurti to each Tulu people” Says Mahendra Kumar director of the film.
“We are planning to release this film on 3 April 2020, since we wanted this film to reach all Tuluva’s, release date may change depends on other film performance” says Mahendra Kumar.