Sarjoo Katkars novel in form of Kannada movie Hoovi


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Belgaum based scribe Dr.Sarjoo Katkar has written about 50 plus books and novels and now of his novels ‘Hoovakka’ is being made into a Kannada movie ‘Hoovi’. Smt Arundhathi from Belgaum who also hails from Belgaum is producing the movie which is being directed by Vishal Raj.

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The story revolves round the trauma and atrocities faced by the women who are from a drought hit village who travel to the city for their safety.

Santosh and Pooja Gandhi are in the lead roles.

Shooting has commenced and some scenes have been shot at Deshnur village about 25 kms from the city and the others would be filmed in Bangalore.

About Dr.Sarjoo Katkar.: A senior scribe at the New Indian Express he needs no introduction to the people of Belgaum. He was born in Hubli and completed his Phd in Kannada, Marathi and Dalit Literature from Dharwad University. He is working with the Indian Express since 1981

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  1. All the best Mr. Katkar, thousand salutes to you for your literary works and for your contribution to journalism. Request if you may undo the small parking gate encroachment / extension to your residence compound wall.

  2. It is indeed wonderful to know that ” HOOVAKKA” will be made a movie. I hope the producers will give a special touch of Belgaum to this movie, including the language and accent .
    I am looking forward to meeting Dr Sarjoo Katkar some day when I am in Belgaum next.
    All the Best to you Dr….. …..

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