The director of ‘Gini Helida Kathe’ has used the right tactics of showing his product to a veteran like Ravi Garani. It is at the watching of the film Ravi Garani mentor of director Nagaraj Uppunda made some calculations.
Soon after watching the film Ravi Garani has suggested 25 minutes trimming of the film and made marking where the scenes are lagging. Accordingly director Nagaraj Uppunda and writer, producer and hero of the film Devaraj worked out and the already censor copy was once again taken to censor. As a result the 2 hours 20 minutes cinema is around two hours when it hits the silver screen on Friday.
Meanwhile who is this Nagaraj Uppundu you must be wondering. He is from Dakshin Kannada belt with 19 years of experience. He started his career with veteran BS Basavaraju as assistant cameraman. It was for ‘Tanuvu Ninnadu Manavu Ninnadu’. Later he got in to all veteran directors team like Nagabharana, Narayan, Nagathihalli Chandrasekhar, Phani Ramachandra and worked in seven prominent TV serials.
Gauthami, Vataara, Danda Pindagalu, Sumathi, Gelathi, Bringada Benneri, Chukki, Akasha Deepa, Ambari, Mr Mrs Range Gowda etc. He joined Ravi Garani camp and worked in a few more mega serials as cameraman to take up direction at last.
It was four years ago Nagaraj Uppund written story of this film. He has shot for ‘Gini Helida Kathe’ for five months. This film has comedy, love and twenty minutes climax would definitely appeal to everyone. There are six twists in this film. Audience would travel with the film of this travel story. In Bengaluru, Madikeri, Bidadi the travel takes place. He proudly says that 99 percent of the cast he has selected are from theatre backdrop. It is a U/A certificate from the censor board.
Nagaraj Uppuda hails from the family of teachers. His elder and younger sisters are teachers.