Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Konkani film "Roddonaka"

Prince Jacob's new film "Roddonaka"

MARGAO: "Roddonaka", the second Konkani movie being directed by well known tiatrist Prince Jacob promises to be as engrossing as the previous one "Padri", with a strong social message. The muhurat ceremony of the movie was launched yesterday by GPCC president Ravi Naik at Bruno Bungalow, Borda, Margao. Prince Jacob said, "The movie being produced by Suresh Sinari of VP Sinari & Sons at a budget of Rs.9 lakh, will be shot at scenic locales in the stake like Agassaim, Mapusa, Panjim, besides Margao." Prince Jacob, who has also written the dialogues and lyrics for the film, remarked that "Roddonaka" would effectively depict the trauma that a victim of rape undergoes and how she fights her struggle to live in society." The cast would consist of Annie Quadros, Humbert, Mark, Rosario, Jacinto, Daniel, Justino besides Jacob himself. Music has been composed by Pravin Naik and Siddhanath Buyao, the tunes are by Wilfy Rebimbus with playback singing by Neffie Rod, Akshada, Jacob-Humbert and Shakil. He said that his previous venture "Padri" went on to create a record for the fledgling Konkani cinema industry by staging 450- shows in the state besides attracting packed audiences in Bangalore, Mangalore, Delhi and Bahrain.

[Gomantak Times]

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