Mechanical engineer Prabhik Mogaveer blames his ardour for cinema for not taking over an engineering job. “Films fascinate me and one day, on an impulse, I decided to take the plunge,” says the younger author, director and producer, who has been within the Kannada movie business for over a decade now.
He is at the moment engaged on Raven, a psychological thriller. “We are done with all the pre-production work and the shooting will commence soon in and around Bengaluru and Mangaluru”. Television actor Dilip Pai (Road Romeo) performs a pivotal position within the movie, says Prabhik who performs the antagonist. Swapan Shettigar, Kumkum, and Suchendra Prasad are additionally a part of the mission.
Prabhik began his appearing profession with the Kannada movie Nagavalli Vs Apthamithraru, which was directed by Shankar Arun and featured Vikram Karthik and Vaishnavi Menon. He wrote, directed and produced Gadiyara in 2020, which featured Raj Deepak Shetty, Sharat Lohitashwa, Suchendra Prasad and Sheetal Shetty.
There are two tasks, Shanthiyannu Kaledukollabedi and an untitled one, Prabhik says which full together with publish manufacturing work. “We are currently in talks to sell them to a production house. Gadiyara Prabhik says, despite being released during the pandemic, managed to get noticed. “Though one cannot call it a commercial success, the film created a buzz for us. One does not need money to make a film. One needs talent, planning and strategy.”
Raven, which Prabhik has written and produced the movie, moreover acted in, is directed by Ved. “He has worked as a film editor for years and is a good friend of mine. He was looking for a project to direct and we decided to collaborate to steer the project ahead.”
Open to donning any position on display screen, Prabhik says he began his profession with a tiny, destructive position in Tanike, which was adopted by Shantiannu Kaledukollabedi. “Then came the role of a villain again in Asurana Kaiyalli Parijata.”
The character has shades of gray which Prabhik says, he loved portraying. “I decided I can play a villain too. I am a huge fan of the late Raghuvaran, and am happy being bad on screen.” Prabhik plans to go to Udupi with the forged and crew to finish Raven’s capturing schedule. “If all goes well, we plan to release Raven in 2024.”