Author: Jayant Kaikini
Kaikini is regarded as one of the most significant poets to receive young poet award from academy hailing from gokarana. Literature and Cinema are his favorite fields. He is a writer of short stories, characterised by subtle imagism, a minute documentation of the seemingly commonplaces in Mumbai, has a huge fan following and attracted readers for his sensible storylines. “rangadondishtu doora”, “bogaseyalli male”,are his popular compilations of his short stories. The sensational kannada film “mungaru male” was a musical hit and most of the songs were written by him. He also hosted popular tv show called “namaskara” where he introduced the other sides of great personalities like Kuvempu and Rajakumar.
Narrator: Praksh Rai
PRAKSH RAI, is a rare gift of kannada theatre, given to the Indian cinemas. He is Exceptionally talented actor,director and a producer.he has directed “naanu nanna kanasu” and “oggarane” , and there are numerous films he has acted and has played a variety of roles. Prakash, as an actor has won National Film Awards for Tamil films “Iruvar, and “Kanchivaram”, being a Polyglot, he has made his unique impressions in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi and Maliyalam film industries. Prakash has read Jayant kaikini’s story of “dagadoo parabana ashwamedha” for this project.
Background Music: S R Ramakrishna
He has worked as a music director for various Plays, Cinemas and Tv shows. He has worked with renowned directors like girish kasaravalli, T S nagabharana, N S Shankar, Nataraj honnavalli, S uresh anagalli, prasanna k, and Praksh babu. He has accompanied popular Hindustani vocalists with his harmonium. Ramakrishna was instrumental in building “ vachana band”. He has also translated a biography of siddalingayya, and a story “apaharana” of krupakar senani to English. His translations are being taught as a syllabus in renowned universities across the world.