In another exciting development for the upcoming film Kannappa, the renowned Kannada actor Shiva Rajkumar, fondly known as Shivanna by his fans, has officially joined the cast. This news comes as a pleasant surprise to fans eagerly awaiting the cinematic ode to Bhakta Kannappa, a devout follower of Lord Shiva, directed by Mukesh Kumar Singh. Speculations about Shiva Rajkumar’s involvement in the project had been circulating, creating a buzz among movie enthusiasts.
However, the anticipation has now turned into reality with the confirmation made by the film’s producer and lead actor, Vishnu Manchu, through his social media channels. Shiva Rajkumar, the eldest son of matinee idol Dr. Rajkumar, is a true legend in the Kannada film industry. In a career spanning over three decades, he has etched his name in Indian cinema. He has worked in over 125 films in Kannada and has received several awards, including four Karnataka State Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards South, and six South Indian International Movie Awards, in his three decades as a movie star.
The news is lapped up by fans, who were already mid-celebrations with the news of Mohanlal and Prabhas joining the fold. Vishnu Manchu is leaving no stone unturned to make the much-awaited magnum opus Kannappa is not merely a film; it’s a labor of love and unwavering belief for Vishnu Manchu, who has been instrumental in shaping the narrative over the past seven years.
With Shiva Rajkumar coming on board alongside the legendary actor Mohanlal and Prabhas, the film is set to become an even more significant cinematic spectacle. The presence of these three iconic actors in the cast elevates the project to new heights, promising a treat for fans not just in India but also from around the world who eagerly await its release.
The grand launch of Kannappa occurred in August amid auspicious rituals, and as the film prepares to embark on its shoot, the buzz and excitement surrounding it have reached unprecedented levels.
Kannappa is poised to be a remarkable cinematic journey that pays tribute to unwavering devotion and spiritual fervor, and with actors of the calibre of Mohanlal, Prabhas and Shiva Rajkumar on board, it is sure to capture the hearts of audiences far and wide.