The latest entrant into Kannada films is author and Infosys [ Get Quote ] mentor Narayana Murthy's [ Images ] wife, Sudha Murthy.
She will be a part of Prarthane, a film that intends to highlight the need to save Kannada language and culture.
Though cricketer Anil Kumble [ Images ] was initially considered for the role, the crew later felt that Sudha was the best choice.
Says director Sadashiv Shenoy, "Be it her talking and dressing style or her attitude... she is a Kannadiga all the way. She also writes in Kannada and this was enough reason to choose her for the role. We were looking for someone who had a global reach to spread our message and Sudha Murthy fitted the bill."
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