Tamannaah Bhatia has returned to Sandalwood with a special song in Yash's upcoming Kannada movie KGF, written and directed by Prashanth Neel. JaniMaster will be choreographing the song for which Ravi Basrur has composed the music.
Speaking to International Business Times, Tamannaah's father Santhosh Bhatia revealed that she has given a three-day call sheet to film the song. "She is doing rehearsals for the number today and will be in Bengaluru for three days from tomorrow to shoot the number "
The actress, who is one of the most sought-after actresses in the South film industry, wants to maintain her presence in Sandalwood. "She has got two projects lined up in Telugu and three in Tamil. We are in the process of finalising three more projects. As of now, limitation of time has restricted her to just Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. So, we took up this offer when it came her way," he said, while stating the production house and the presence of a star like Yash were major considerations before signing the project.
The 28-year old is excited about her latest song.
On asking whether she is open to doing Kannada movies, Bhatia said, " Tamannaah is interested to take up if something unique project comes her way."
Karthik Gowda, the executive producer of KGF, announced the news on Twitter on Sunday, August 5. He tweeted, "Yes, @tamannaahspeaks will make a special appearance for #KGF in the recreation of "Jokae naanu balliya minchu" song this week & with that the shooting will be wrapped up. Trailer and other details very soon. #HombaleFilms @NimmaYash @SrinidhiShetty7, [sic]"
Yesteryear popular Kannada song Joke Nannu Balliya Minchu from Dr Rajkumar's Paropkari is being recreated by Ravi Basrur. The original song was sung by LR Eswari for which Udaya Shankar and RN Jayagopal had written the lyrics.