Shiva Ganesh, director of Trataka opens up before the film’s release
Film maker Shiva Ganesh is really not a new name to namma Sandalwood Cinema. He rose to popularity with Jigarthanda, a remake of Tamil film by the same name. What Quentin Tarantino does back in Hollywood, Shiva Ganesh does the same here in Sandalwood.. Being obsessed with Dark Crime genre.
So what made Shiva Ganesh got attracted towards Dark Crime? “(Late) Balu Mahendra, And of course Dark Crime will always be an experimental work for any director“. replies Shiva Ganesh.
His new film Trataka is about to get released and Shiva is very excited and looking forward to it. “Trataka is about a IPS officer’s personal life who lost his only brother. Trying to find the killer who killed his brother, he also suffer with a disease called Complex Partial Seizure. The high light of the film is the role played by Bhavani Prakash recently she won a Filmfare too“. shares the proud Film maker.
It is also surprising to know Shiva Ganesh has also worked with renowned Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi for one of his upcoming film Akhaada. The film was a bit long in the making and now the film is ready for release. If Vijay Sethupathi will promote Akhaada or no, that remains to be seen. But Shiva Ganesh has all the praises for the actor whom he introduced to Kannada Cinema with this film during the actor’s hay days.
“Akhaada was my first film but production is releasing the film shortly. Vijay Sethupathi is a good heart person I think he will promote Akhaada in his own way. We have been friends for long time. But not in touch now” signs off Shiva Ganesh.