Biopic to be made on Karnataka's first Rashtrakavi M Govinda Pai

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Biopic to be made on Karnataka's first Rashtrakavi M Govinda Pai

Biopic to be made on Karnataka's first Rashtrakavi M Govinda Pai

SC AN   ¦    Aug 08, 2020 11:59:15 PM (IST)

Biopic to be made on Karnataka\'s first Rashtrakavi M Govinda Pai-1A biopic will be made on poet M Govinda Pai, depicting his life and achievements. Sandalwood actor Raghu Bhat, according to Entertainment Times, has shown an interest to produce the film.

ET reports that Bhat, whose hometown is the same as the late poet's, wants to show Pai's contribution to the Kannada literary world through the biopic.

Reportedly, the makers of the film had planned to launch the project on March, however, it was put on the back burner due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown.

While the pre-production work on the film has been completed, the team is yet to announce the name of the actor who will play Govinda Pai, who is Karnataka's first Rashtrakavi. However, Bhat has informed that a leading actor from the Sandalwood industry has been roped in for the role.

The fill's story is by film journalist Ganesh Kasaragod, while many well-known senior and upcoming actors will be part of this endeavour.