STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Sudeep fans spend Rs 7 lakh to celebrate Kotigobba 2 release

Published: 09th August 2016 06:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th August 2016 08:16 AM   |  A+A-

The buzz around a star film is palpable, and so it is with Sudeep's Kotigobba 2. Hardcore fans are going all out to make its release, fast approaching, memorable.

Sudeep.jpgAkila Karanataka Kiccha Sudeepa Sena Samithi has set aside Rs 7 lakh for the event. Of this, Rs 5 lakh is for flower decoration along roads leading to Santhosh, the main theatre the film will be released in. A 70-ft cut-out of Sudeep will be erected there. 

"We are making sure the entire area looks festive on Friday. Some hardcore fans will come together to watch the first show," says Jagadish aka Jaggi, a member of samithi.

Fans are also organising a blood donation camp in Doddabalapur on the eve of the release. Some others have have been putting up film posters on their cars.

Sudeepa.jpgWhat pushes them to go to these lengths? Jaggi says, "Sudeep has been growing to greater heights, and this is how we shower our love on him."

Jaggi says Sudeep has helped the likes of him fulfil their passion and lead a better life.

"I have been a fan for 13 years," he says.

"I started with doing small jobs for him. He recognised my potential, helped me towards achieving that. Today, I am a company — Jaggi Digital Signs — and I have 10 people working for me."

Naveen Gowda, a fan of 14 years, used to hold an umbrella for the star, he adds.

"Today he owns the eatery chain Donne Biriyani Mane," he says.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp