Two different poles and two different belongings are clubbing in Kannada cinema. Offbeat film maker and professor with rebel image in writing Dr Baraguru Ramachandrappa sitting pretty with the commercial treatment to his 'Bhagirathi' by producer BK Srinivas is now changing his calculations with a commercial hero Saikumar for 'Anguli Mala' Kannada film.
As a matter of fact Dr Baraguru Ramachandrappa in his works and Sai Kumar a stormy actor on silver screen jell well although they belong to two different patterns of cinema.
With these two opposite poles coming together is a smiling factor for producer BK Srinivas. Director Baraguru Ramachandrappa has thought of shooting locations for 'Angulimala'. In Channapatna and Kanakapura the forest belt Dr Baraguru Ramachandrappa has selected for Gauthama Buddha portion of shooting.
Raghu Mukerjee will be in Gauthama Buddha role while Dr Baraguru favorite actress Bhavana is Amrapali.
Dr Baraguru Ramachandrappa is preparing to tell the story of 'Angulimala' in the contemporary style - peace and violence are found then and now.
Nagaraj Advani who missed a few films of Dr Baraguru Ramachandrappa is back again. V Manohar scores the music and Surehs Urs the national repute editor is continuing his journey with Dr Baraguru Ramachandrappa film.
'Angulimala' known for collecting thumbs (1000 right hand thumb is his target) and putting it as a garland is a ruthless killer reformed from the meeting of Gauthama Buddha. A film in Thailand was made long ago on 'Angulimala'.