Rangi Taranga filmmaker Anup Bhandari’s Rajaratha released recently in Kannada and Telugu, and received mixes response from all around. While it tanked in Telugu, the Kannada version was critically received by the audiences and the film was given few bashing reviews on social media. However, Anup Bhandari has now received support from another actor-filmmaker, Rakshit Shetty, who posted a long message about the film on his Facebook page. Rakshit Shetty, before hitting the point about the lacking element in the film, gave an understanding how a story needs to be penned down and why it is important to stick to a formula while writing a story. “I watched #Rajaratha last night and I have loads to talk about it; I know this post will attract a lot of negative comments but I don’t mind for what I am writing below is coming from deep within. And I have to convey it!” started Rakshit in his open letter.
I watched #Rajaratha last night and I have loads to talk about it; I know this post will attract a lot of negative…
Rakshit Shetty was in praise of Anup for his writing skills and wrote, “Rajaratha says two stories in parallel. first one is a colourful one, which describes love and the other one, a less colourful story which describes hatred. What happens when these two stories come together? A wonderful idea but Rajaratha doesn’t follow the 3 act structure rightly nor does the protagonist go through any transformation until the climax where he becomes the martyr. But having said this, I still believe Anup is a wonderful writer with great ideas. If the 3 act structure was timed right and with proper transformations designed for the protagonist, this film could have been one more classic by Anup.“
Rakshit also said that your work will be loved, hated and trolled and that shouldn’t be taken very seriously. “I never bothered when I was trolled or even when my loved one was, for I always preferred to ignore haters. They do not deserve our attention. But a film maker with vision and an extraordinary hold in art of cinema cannot be treated this way. Anup has the talent and is hard working to give many more classics and this film maker has to be cherished for future of Kannada Cinema,” added Rakshit.