“Rakshit Shetty has already watched the film twice. He said he was lucky enough to get producers like Rakshit Shetty, Pushkara Mallikarjunaiah and Hemanth Rao as they were very supportive throughout the project. Nograj’s accent and diction made Danish’s a big hit with Bengalureans. Danish used Nograj to make satire videos on social issues, which went viral on the internet. “Saad and I sat together and wrote the film together. One of the influences was this character Nograj.”
“I wanted to bring Nograj’s character into a visual form gradually. “I was in New York studying improv. These characters resonate with the parts of Mysore and Bangalore and the culture of areas that I grew up in. I made animation characters to make prank calls. “It is not a slapstick comedy. My surroundings generally influenced me in creating characters like Malayalee guy Chacko. A team of comics have made and acted in Humble Politician Nograj, including Sumukhi Suresh, who plays Lavanya. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd It won’t have quintessential romantic numbers,” Danish noted suggesting that film will be filled with situational comedy. Now people have seen Nograj on YouTube videos, heard him on the radio. Bengaluru’s popular radio jockey and stand-up comedian Danish Sait may not have imagined that one day an alter ego, that he created to prank his listeners on his show, would be made into a movie. “One of the characters I created was Nograj. “We sold about 1200 tickets in 18 minutes on Monday, which was unheard of,” said Danish cheerfully. And a prank call to the office of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) even landed him a great gig with the IPL team. We had to create a new world around Nograj,” he added. Puneeth Rajkumar also enjoyed the film,” Danish revealed. Danish is also quite excited about the response the response the film has garnered for its paid premiere shows. I used to watch Family Guy and I was inspired by it. One day I called up my friend Saad Khan, who is a filmmaker, and told him let’s make a film called Humble Politician Nograj,” he recalled. Danish is currently busy churning out comedy videos and sharing them on his social media handles promoting his upcoming Kannada film Humble Politician Nograj, which is due in cinemas this Friday. We had to bring in the characters like his PA Manjunath and wife Lavanya that he mentioned in his shows. “I grew up in the political environment,” said Danish when asked how the seed of Nograj character germinated in his mind. I believe audio in the country is still in the nascent form of entertainment because its consumption is not as much as video,” thus Danish made his progression from the radio to digital video platform. He started hosting the RCB “Insider Show” pranking the team players with funny questions as Mr Nags. 2018-01-11T09:51:19+00:00″>
Updated: January 11, 2018 9:51 am
A team of comics have made and acted in Humble Politician Nograj, including Sumukhi Suresh, who plays Lavanya.