Good news for Vishnuvardhan fans: The Kannada actor is back on screen with Nagarahavu

The makers of Nagarahavu have spent close to Rs 15 crores on VFX and graphics to bring the late actor Vishnuvardhan alive for a digital cameo

FP Staff October 14, 2016 11:17:47 IST
Good news for Vishnuvardhan fans: The Kannada actor is back on screen with Nagarahavu

Millions of actor Vishnuvardhan's fans are in for a treat this weekend. The veteran actor is making his comeback on the big screen with the Kannada film Nagarahavu, even though in a digitally recreated avatar.

According to the Indian Express, the makers of the film have spent close to Rs 15 crores on VFX and graphics to bring the late actor alive for a digital cameo in the film. He will be featuring in an action sequence.

Good news for Vishnuvardhan fans The Kannada actor is back on screen with Nagarahavu

Vishnuvardhan in Nagarahavu.

The film is set to release in Tamil as Shivanagam and Telugu as Nagabharanam. It is reported that Rajinikanth, too, is keen to watch the film. The two have starred in many films together.

In this Times of India report, the director of the film Kodi Ramakrishna, who makes his Kannada film debut, says, "People must watch it for Vishnuvardhan, Vishnuvardhan, Vishnuvardhan and Vishnuvardhan. He is the inspiration in the film and plays an important part. Ramya has a very powerful role; she has emoted very well and has done a good job."

Nagarahavu also stars Ramya, and it is also her comeback to the big screen. After taking a break from acting she joined politics in 2012.

One of the most popular actors of his time in Kannada films, Vishnuvardhan passed away in 2009 due to a heart attack. His is survived by his wife Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, and two adopted daughters, Keerthi and Chandana.

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