When I met Darshan, I knew ‘Jaggu Dada’ would suit him: Raghavendra – Movie Mint

When I met Darshan, I knew ‘Jaggu Dada’ would suit him: Raghavendra

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Raghavendra Hegde - Producer and Director of 'Jaggu Dada'
Raghavendra Hegde – Producer and Director of ‘Jaggu Dada’

He was a waiter and worked as an auto driver now half of TV serial industry depends upon him for a lot of reasons. Saying a passenger changed his life, Raghavendra Hegde shared his past experiences and ‘Jaggu Dada’ details with a leading news paper. Brief of that conversation is here for you.

When I was an Auto driver, a passenger found me interesting. I donno what did I look like to his eyes, with his inspiration I became an apprentice as editor for Shekhar Kapoor’s film Bandit Queen. “I earned a livelihood as a waiter, and juggled it with editing for some time

His company RH Entertainments does all the technical Post-production for Hindi TV serials. It is a one-stop shop for everything when I come to serials. Star Plus, Zee TV, Sony TV and Viacom are some of his clients. He proudly said ‘I was happy when they said I was not a human but a machine’.

He was dreaming about Kannada Cinema, and wanted to direct a film here.

Here I came across many heroes. When I met Darshan, I felt the script of Jaggu Dada would suit him. Films usually show the cruel side of the underworld. In my film, I have tried to show the positives of a family in crime’. He continued saying, ‘We also have some special guest appearances by Rachita Ram and Deepika Kamaiah. Though it is a comedy entertainer, I only have situational comedy around Darshan, and his Challenging Star image will remain intact’. He was confident while saying that.

Jaggu Dada will be releasing on 9th June 2016 all over the world.