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.
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.
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