Staff Correspondent

BELGAUM: The city witnessed a historical event of sorts with the premiere show of the Kannada film “Mathad Mathadu Mallige” on Wednesday evening. Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Basawaraj Horatti inaugurated the event. Kannada cine star and hero of the film Vishnuvardhan, actress Tara, actor Doddanna, KLE Society Chairman Prabhakar B. Kore and film distributor Avinash Potdar were the special guests at Nartaki Theatre.

‘MMM’, according to the noted film-maker and director of the film Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar, is about a small village and the changing status of the farmers. The film depicts the effect of globalisation on Indian villages.

Vishnuvardhan has been cast with noted actress Suhasini.

Mr. Chandrashekhar, Vishnuvardhan and Suhasini have acted together for the first time.