Cinematographer turned director Vijay Milton has created a good name for himself through his critically acclaimed directorial ventures like Goli Soda, Kadugu, etc. His next directorial venture has now kickstarted in style and the film will mark his debut in Kannada cinema. Yes! Vijay Milton will be teaming up with Kannada Superstar Dr Shiva Rajkumar for his next and the announcement of this project was made a few months before, by actor Suriya. It was revealed that Shiva Rajkumar and Dhananjay will play the male leads.

Following that, the film was officially launched yesterday (November 19) with a special pooja and the shooting is all set to begin as per the Covid 19 protocols. The makers have now officially announced that this film will feature Anjali as the female lead. Anjali's last Kannada outing was in 2015 when she acted as the female lead in Puneeth Rajkumar's Rana Vikrama. The Vijay Milton directorial will mark her return to Sandalwood after 5 years. Anjali will play the role of Shiva Rajkumar’s pair in this film.

Notably, it has also been revealed that this new project is the remake of Vijay Milton’s Kadugu that featured Bharath and director Rajakumaran in the lead roles. Kadugu received positive reviews for its strong content and impactful performances of the lead actors. It is going to be interesting to see how Vijay Milton makes changes to make the film appeal to the Kannada audience. Produced by Krishna Sarthak under the banner of Krishna Creations in association with Vijay Milton's Rough Note Productions, this untitled film will have music by J Anoop Seelin. Supreme Sundar will take care of the stunts.

The shooting of this Kadugu remake will begin from the 23rd of November at Sanskrit College, Bangalore and the shooting is planned to take place at several other places across the city for the next 40 days. More details regarding the film are expected to be known in the coming days. This movie will hit the screens next year, in 2021. Post the completion of this film, Vijay Milton will be teaming up with Vijay Antony for an action based film in Tamil. Shivanna is currently acting in RDX, a cop action thriller, directed by Ravi Arasu of Eetti fame and produced by Sathya Jyothi Films. Apart from RDX, Shivanna also has Bhajarangi 2 and Bhairathi Ranagallu which are in different stages of production.