The wait for Darshan's fans is over and the countdown has started now. The audio of Darshan's much awaited film Sarathy which is directed by his brother Dinakar is all set to be released on June 19 publicly in front of Kannada film fans. A different type of audio release has been planned now for this film.
The shooting of Sarathy a big budget film has been completed. The film which has been shot in different locations is produced by Sathya Prakash and KCN Chandrashekhar jointly. Well known model Deepa Sannidhi is the heroine of this film. This is her debut film and she has already been booked for Puneet Raj Kumar starrer Paramathma which is directed by Yogaraj Bhat. AV Krishna Kumar is the cameraman of this film. Hari Krishna is the music director of this film.
Speaking to Chitraloka Mega Portal, the film's director Dinakar says that the audio release of his third directorial project has been planned in a different manner. The audio is being released in Benglauru's Malleshwaram grounds where the leaders of the city's six prominent Auto driver's associations will be releasing the audio. Incidentally Darshan is playing the role of an auto driver for the first time in this film.
It may also be recalled that Darshan enjoys the big support among the auto drivers who are essentially Kannada film fans.
Darshan will be travelling in an Auto from his residence to the Malleshwaram grounds to be part of this funciton. Incidentally efforts are now being to get a special licence for the star just to drive an auto for a Day. An auto procession is being planned on that day when lot of Auto Rickshaw drivers who are Darshan's fans will be following Darshan when he will be driving the auto.
Later after the audio release function, Darshan will go to six or eight busy auto stands in the city to release the audio and also hand over free audio cassettes to some lucky auto rickshaw drivers.
Darshan will also visit Mysore, Hubli, Mandya and Davanagere after a few days to release the audio separately in a few auto stands in the respective cities. Dinakar said that a big publicity drive is planned after the release of the audio with press conferences, channel interviews and launch of websites and face book pages for the film.
"We have not yet started the publicity for the film till now. But we are sure to escalate the publicity efforts after the release of the audio when we will be fully geared up to reach out people with the information of the film. We are using different platforms to publicise the film. I am also seeking the support of Darshan's fans in this regard' says Dinakar.
The film will be releasing by July end or first week of August. The film will be the costliest venture for Darshan.
The film has been shot in Pollachi, Chalakudi, Mysore, Bengaluru and many places in Karnataka. Two shots have been shot in abroad.