Pepe by Vinay Rajkumar is a gangster drama in the line of Gangs of Wassepur – Cinema express


Vinay Rajkumar spares no effort for his next film grandpa. The first look poster and an image from the film recently made the rounds on social media. Now, in a chat with CE, director Sreelesh S Nair and Vinay Kumar share more details about the film. “grandpa is a gangster created on the model of Gangs of Wassepur”, explains the director.

“Set in the timeline between 1970 and 2020, the film features around 40 to 50 actors. Besides Vinay, the film stars Aruna Balaraj and many newcomers. Among them are Kitty, Sandhya Arakere, Shivu Medini, Kelamane and Kajal Kunder will be seen in key roles,” reveals Sreelesh.

The makers have finished shooting a schedule, and are waiting for the third wave to set in before starting the next session.

Director Sreelesh S Nair

Speaking about the film, Vinay says, “It’s an intense film with action, emotion and drama. It’s set against the backdrop of Coorg. The film came together well.”

grandpa, funded by Udaya Shankara S, has Poorchandra Tejaswi for music and Samarth Upadya for cinematography. Editing is done by Manu Shedgar.

Vinay also has another interesting online project, which is called Andondittu Kaala. “I only have three days to finish filming Keerthi’s directing project. Meanwhile, the actor is preparing to start two more projects.”


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