Kannada Film ‘Man of the Match’ Invited to New York Independent Film Festival

Bangalore, May 14 (IANS): In further recognition for Kannada cinema, the film “Man of the Match” was selected for the prestigious New York Independent Film Festival.

The film is directed by National Award-winning director D. Satyaprakash. The film is produced under the PRK banner launched by late Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar.

The film was released on Amazon Prime to rave reviews.

The film festival is organized from August 5 to 14. This is the first time the festival has been held after the Covid pandemic.

The festival will take place at the Regal UA Midway Theater located in Queens, New York. Lawrence Whitener, the film critic who watched the film during the selection, expressed his appreciation on his social media.

“Absolutely brilliant Indian comedy. I reviewed for the New York Film Festival. Tweeted its director, I gave it a 10. Its title is Cricket meaning good to surpass yourself,” he said.

Director Satyaprakash’s previous films “Rama Rama Re” and “Ondalla Eradalla” also received critical acclaim. Nataraj S Bhat and Dharmanna Kadur, Athahrva Prakash, Mayuri Nataraj are seen in major roles.

Vasuki Vaibhav had composed music and also acted.