The title of Anup Bhandari's next movie was revealed on Saturday, July 9. It was formally launched by Crazy Star Ravichandran and Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla on television reality show "Dancing Stars 3."
Chawla was the special guest on "Dancing Stars 3" last weekend. The Bollywood actress, who shot to fame with Kannada movie "Prema Loka," shared her experience of working with Ravichandran in Sandalwood, close to three decades ago and interacted with the contestants of the reality show.
Coming to "Rajaratha," the director's younger brother Nirup Bhandari and Avanthika Shetty will be playing the lead role again in his film. Anup Bhandari himself will be writing the lyrics and composing the music and B Ajaneesh Loknath will be scoring the background music for the Kannada film. However, the complete cast and crew are yet to be revealed.
Bhandari brothers made their dream debut in Sandalwood last year with sleeperhit "RangiTaranga." The movie was released on July 3, a week before magnum opus "Baahubali" hit the screens worldwide with a bang. The Kannada movie was initially affected by the multilingual movie directed by SS Rajamouli.
But "RangiTaranga" managed to get good word-of-mouth and continued to perform in the later weeks. In the end, Anup Bhandari's film became one of the biggest hits of Sandalwood. The film also proved that there was a market for Sandalwood films outside India by doing a record business in the United States.