Kaafi Thota Movie Review: Kannada Film Marks Seetharam’s Directorial Comeback

Kaafi Thota Movie Review: Kannada Film Marks Seetharam’s Directorial Comeback

T. N. Seetharam is coming out with his second feature Kannada movie Kaafi Thota. He is better known for directing successful television serials such as Mukha Mukhi, Manvantara and Mukhtha Muktha on Kannada television.  His last movie, Meera Madhava Raghava (released in 2007) was a critical hit, and there would a lot of expectations from Kaafi Thota which would be his first movie in over ten years. The movie has roped a star cast that includes the likes of Raghu Mukherjee, Radhika Chetan, Samyuktha Hornad, Apeksha Purohit, Achyuth Kumar, Rahul Madhav cast in key roles.

The intense plot line of the movie means that only two songs are featured, one of them composed by Anoop Seelin, the other by Mithun Mukundan. Seetharam also stressed that a thriller like Kaafi Thota had to be ahead of its times for dramatic effect and this prompted him to work closely with technology on the sets. The movie has been produced under the banner of Manvantara Films and will be distributed by Jayanna Films.

The movie, released has generated quite some buzz in Sandalwood, and the music tracks for the movie have also proved popular with the Kannada audience. The movie has set themes of crime and courtroom drama and is set in a picturesque coffee plantation in Karnataka. Seetharam is also a great actor often seen as the criminal lawyer in a host successful TV serials he has directed, and he plays the part in Kaafi Thota too.

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