Volume 3        September 2002
Welcome from Druva Thare Crew

Here wishing all our readers a very happy 'Gouri Ganesha' With this issue of Druva Thare, we have a very special news for all you readers. viggy.com is been revamped with new easy-to-use interface and the whole 'Film News' section is in Kannada to make it more personal to Kannadigas around the world. With the encouragement and contribution of our well-wishers, we have taken the next step to uncover the hidden talents - be it in India or abroad. Feel free to send in your contribution and we are more than happy to publish them in our forthcoming editions. Also Check out our wallpaper and light music section for new additions. We are in the process of several affiliations to bring more and more resources and information to you.

Truly yours
Druva Thare Team

Light... Camera... Action...  

Month of August was nothing special for Kannada Film Industry other than dual 'R's Dr. Rajkumar and Tamil superstar Rajanikanth sharing the stage in the occasion of 100 days celebration of film 'Appu'. Apart from this, a historic event - 'Naagarahaavu Cup' (fun cricket match) to promote the film 'Naagarahavu' was another highlight. Sad part is the recent death of Padmashree B.V. Karanth.

Padmashree Babukodi Venkataramana Karanth passed away...
Very rare occasion to see dual 'R's together... 'Appu' celebrated 100 days of success
Kavitha Lankesh's new film 'Bimba' in full swing
Ramesh and S. Narayan's combo now in 'Pakka Chukka' after 'Kothigalu' and 'Kurigalu'
'Kichcha' - Sudip's next film launched on his birthday
Sunil Kumar Desai's suspense thriller 'Marma' almost at the ending stage
Jaggesh's dream project 'Makeup' completed majority of the shooting
Darshan Toogudeep's new movie 'Druva' ready for release
'Vijaya Dashami' expected to be release during Sankranti

Reviews and critics...  
Nagara Haavu
'Kuch Paanekelie Kuch Khona Padta Hai'... Sounds familiar? Yes... if you have seen 'Baazigar', more or less you have seen 'Nagara Haavu too. This remake film of Upendra released with high expectation, can not be compared with its original version... Read more>>

Punjabi House
Yet another remake of a Malayalam film 'Punjabi House' is suppose to be a comedy film. Storied around a Punjabi family, this film has comedy as well as sentimental touch... Read more>>

Hattoora Odeya
A 'swa-make' film after quite some time in Kannada - Hattoora Odeya by all-in-one B.C. Patil. Rural Star Patil as a director, producer and hero of the film acted in double role in this film. Out of seven songs in the film, one of them was sung by Patil himself... Read more>>

While the whole industry is running behind the success of remake films, 'Dheera' by Rockline Venkatesh is no different. 'Dheera' - Kannada version of Telagu film 'Yavudra Rowdy' was released last week... Read more>>

Chow Chow Baath...

Akash Audio donated 'Ninna Kanasugalalli' audio album to 'AKKA'
"Moodal Kunigal Kere..." fame Mr. Ram Prasad's new album 'Ninna Kanasugalalli' has been donated to AKKA (Association of Kannada Kootas of America) by Mr. Madhu Bangarappa, the owner of Akash Audio. Read more>>

'Ninne Preetisuve' re-stitched based on public demand
Though the film is said to be good, collection showed the downturn. Worried producer Rehman decided to reedit the movie 'Ninne Preetisuve' as fans of Shivanna feels that his entry in the film is delayed too much... Read more>>
An appeal to help Anand who is in the hospital
Damini - this cute face entered the Kannada film industry through the film 'Upendra'.. Read more>>
Beyond Gandinagar...  
Is 'BABA' Rajani's last film?
Three years after 'Padeyappa', Tamil superstar Rajani came on the big screen as 'Baba'. Will this be his last movie? Or is it an indication of Rajani stepping away from filmland? Read more>>

Its testing time for old stars against new generation!
Hindi film legend Amitab Bachan and Hemamalini are coming back again in Ravi Chopra's film 'Bhagavaan'. This pair is remembered even today through their film 'Satthe Pe Satta' Read more>>

Cartoon Corner

G.S. Naganath is a well known cartoonist from Bangalore. With plenty of awards in various competition, Naganath is a regular cartoonist for many magazines. We at Druva Thare thank him for his interest and support.
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