KGF: Chapter One producer Vijay Kirangandur, Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar's residences raided by IT officials

FP Staff

Jan 03, 2019 10:59:49 IST

Income tax officials on Thursday conducted raids in the residences of over 10 Kannada film personalities, including that of actor Puneeth Rajkumar. Searches are underway in producer Rockline Venkatesh and KGF: Chapter One producer Vijay Kiragandur, Shiv Rajkumar, CR Manohar and Jayanna's residences as well.

KGF: Chapter One producer Vijay Kirangandur, Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumars residences raided by IT officials

(left-right) Puneeth Rajkumar, Vijay Kiragandur, Rockline Venkatesh

As per The News Minute, the audio launch for Puneeth Rajkumar's upcoming film Nata Saravabhowma will be held on 5 January. The report suggests that the launch is supposed to be a grand affair, with top artistes from the Kannada film industry gracing the event. Interestingly, Nata Saravabhowma is being produced by Rockline Venkatesh under his banner Rockline Productions.

On the other hand, Hindi version of Yash-starrer action extravanganza KGF: Chapter 1 milked the holiday on New Year's day to mint another Rs 2.25 crore, bringing its total collection to Rs 30.45 crore, according to Times Now. The News Minute reports that after the success of the first instalment, the makers are gearing up for KGF: Chapter 2 with its shooting slated to begin in 2019 summer. KGF: Chapter One has been produced by Vijay Kirangadur under the banner Hombale films.

In an interview with Firstpost, KGF: Chapter One director Prashanth Neel showered praises on Kirangadur for the massive scale of KGF. “I must thank my producer for the scale and budget at which they made KGF. As a filmmaker, you can write whatever you want, but to translate your imagination to the screen, passionate people like my hero Yash and producer Vijay Kiragandur are needed."

With inputs from 101 Reporters.

Updated Date: Jan 03, 2019 10:59:49 IST