Yogaraj Bhat's "Parapancha" was released on Friday, 15 January. The Kannada film stars Diganth and Ragini Dwivedi in the lead roles.

"Parapancha", which is the name of a bar in the flick, marks the directorial debut of Yogaraj Bhat's protégé Krish Joshi, who has also written the story. It is a psychological-comedy film in which Diganth plays the role of a waiter while Ragini Dwivedi will be seen in the character of a bar dancer. Veteran actor Ananth Nag plays an important role named 'naalkane' (25 paise).

Rangayana Raghu has a major role in "Parapancha" and Yogaraj Bhat himself will be seen in a special role. Bhavana Rao of "Gaalipata" fame, Anitha Bhat, KSL Swamy, HG Dattatreya, V Manohar, Vikas and others are in the cast. Yogesh and noted journalist Shyam Prasad have done guest appearances in the film.

The movie has Veer Samarth's music, Santhosh Rai Pathage's cinematography and Suresh Urs' editing.Yogaraj Bhat himself has penned all the songs except one, which is written by Jayanth Kaikini.

It is said to be an unconventional movie with the caption – Veg 'n' Non-Veg. The Kannada movie tries to project two sides of a same person through varied emotions.

The morning shows have started with a bang. Below, find the audience response to the movie:

Shashiprasad SM posted: On a #festival day watching #Parapancha at #Menaka Hoping for a sensible film
#Parapancha So far - a #'world' burdened with over acting n sense-less act. #Yogaraj Bhat leads the less, yake Rangayana yake Raghu...
Namma #Parapancha begins in Eshwari....hope @raginidwivedi24
#Parapancha #interval So far #Hopeless n nothing short of any #mental #torture
#Parapancha #Firing #Star #HucchaVenkat is firing with full guns. Only entertainment was huccha venkat singing

Priyanka wrote: Namma #Parapancha begins in Eshwari....hope @raginidwivedi24
#Parapancha is not entertaining....disappointed by the content...
#Parapancha too much of importance has been given for dialogues....the entertainment quotient goes for a toss
#Parapancha Diggy as cool as ever...the steal shower is Ananth Nag....
#Parapancha Ragini is eye-candy....mass love her very much...

Sunayana Suresh posted: This #Parapancha isn't for me, so far... Dialogue overdose