Allama Prabhu was born in Shimoga district of Karnataka, in early 12 th century and a movie a based on his life Allama is releasing this week. Hari Khoday produced this film and Director TS Nagabharana directed it. Both of them together made two commercially successful movies like Mysoora Mallige and Nagamandala. In this movie Dhananjay and Meghana Raj star in the lead roles also Sanchari Vijay and Lakshmi Gopalaswamy, Ramakrishna and others are seen in supporting roles. M Thousheer plays the role of child Allama. Music is given by Bapu Padmanabha.The lead actor Dhananjay plays the role of the poet and spiritual leader Allama Prabhu.
After the commercial success of her two films Rajahuli followed by Aatagara apparently Meghana has become most sought after actress in Kannada film industry. Meghana is the child of Sunder Raj and Pramila Joshai, both prominent Kannada actors. Apparently heroine Meghana says that she found the charter very challenging to portray on screen. She worked hard for months to learn Bharathanatyam and also had to wear heavy costumes and elaborate and big jewellry and hairdos. She plays the character of an arrogant and bold dancer of that era. She also said that she was thankful to the director for making her understand the character completely. As per sources they also she also attended workshops to help her with this role.
Meghana is thankful to the director for giving her amazing role of a life time. Rumors have it that after the watching the film in a recent film festival her parents were emotionally effected by her performance.