Mysuru, Nov 3: Shooting of the Kannada movie Rasarushi Kuvempu, based on the life story of Rashtrakavi Kuvempu began at the writer's home Udayaravi in V V Mohalla.
The movie is being produced by Aravind and Padmaprakash and directed by Rithvik Simha, son of noted artiste C R Simha. Dialogues are scripted by Dr. H S Venkateshmurthy and C R Simha. V Manohar has scored the music with six songs picked up from Kuvempu's works including an English song, according to Manohar. Kuvempu, in his younger days, will be portrayed by Harish of Prabhat artistes and during his older days by C R Simha. The movie is likely to be completed in just one month to be shot in Mysore, Theerthalli and Bangalore. Kuvempu's wife late Hemavathi would be portrayed by Padmaja Srinivas.