Actor Dhananjay who had completed a new bilingual film called ‘21 Hours’ is all set to release on the 20th of April across Karnataka. Meanwhile, the trailer of the film was launched recently.
’21 Hours’ is a suspense thriller being simultaneously made in Kannada and Malayalam. The film revolves a Malayalee girl who comes to Bangalore from Kerala. The girl is mysteriously lost and the task of finding her rests on an investigating officer played by Dhananjay. The story is told in a span of 21 hours and will Dhanajay succeed in finding the girl forms the crux of the film.
‘When I recently shared a post about the film, many wondered when I completed this film. This film was completed after the first lockdown. After a long time, I have acted in a suspense thriller and I play an investigative officer in the film. As the film is related to both Karnataka and Malayalam, both Kannada and Malayalam dialogues have been used in the film. It is a bilingual film and the film will be first released in Karnataka followed by Kerala’ says Dhananjay.
The film is written and directed by Jaishankar Pandit. Jaishankar who is basically from Karnataka is an ad maker and has directed many ads starring Amitabh Bachcha, Aishwarya Rai and others. ‘This is my first feature film. Dhananjay is a director’s actor and it is a treat to work with him’ says Jaishankar.
’21 Hours’ is jointly produced by N S Balakrishna, Abhishek Tumkur, Sunil Gowda, Praveen Mahadeva and others. Rupert Fernandes is the music director, while Thirru is the cinematographer. The film stars Dhananjay, Durga Krishna, Sudev Nair, Rahul Mahadev and others in prominent roles.