Bengaluru, 9 October (H.S): RK has been a reliable and super brand in terms of Indian Cinema particularly in Hindi and Kannada. While Bollywood has the Raj Kapoor RK clan dominating the Hindi Cinema Industry since the 1950s till date spanning over generations , Prithvi Raj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Rajeev Kapoor , Rishi Kapoor and the millennial Ranbir Kapoor are legendary names on their own.
The story in the Sandalwood Kannada Film Industry is no different . Rajkumar RK brand of Sandalwood of 1954 branching out to ShivaRajKumar, Raghavendra RajKumar, Puneeth Rajkumar , Vinay Rajkumar, Guru Raj Kumar, the first family of Sandalwood has seamlessly crossed over to the millennium.
While the act of entertainment was predominantly male-dominated in the RK Clan of Bollywood , Karishma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor broke the shackles and created their own space.
The Scene repeats over here too in the Sandalwood RK Clan. A full fledged female actor from the Rajkumar clan was one of the missing links in the annals of the Kannada Cinema Industry. Not any more.
The swag, confidence, conviction and the style, the sublime G Glamour Quotient of this confident RK millennial is in full flow and marks the new beginning of a new era in Sandalwood. It certainly is the rise of a new Star in Sandalwood.
For, through the movie ” Ninna Sanihake ” Dr Rajkumar’s granddaughter Dhanya Ramkumar makes her silver screen debut, a milestone in the industry so well served by the Rajkumar brand name.
Dhanya Ramkumar’s father Ramkumar has been a successful male lead actor of the 1990s and her mother Poornima Ramkumar ( Second daughter of Rajkumar ) has acted as a child artist under Vajreshwari Productions.
Having been born to a family in Cinema, it was natural that Dhanya Ramkumar was drawn to the Tinselworld as a kid. While her Uncles’ Shivaraj, Raghavendra and Puneeth Rajkumar have created their own space in the industry it takes guts to venture out to test waters as a female lead particularly for a girl child hailing from the RK clan.
Given the pedigree backdrop, Dhanya Ramkumar lives up to the expectation as well as reputation. A noteworthy point in Dhanya Ramkumar’s case is she doesn’t carry any baggage. It’s hard to believe that the new kid on the block is on her maiden venture.
Perfect poise, body language and top calibre grooming Dhanya looks pretty in the lead role of Dimpy.
” Ninna Sanihake ” story revolves around the live-in relationship of the millennial world.
The trials tribulations and the psyche of the character do call for a range of emotional maturity and acting skills.
Well, certainly Dhanya Ramkumar has made a sincere effort to live the role. It’s hard to ignore her charm and overall performance and does have all the traits to be a successful star.
Without a doubt, she has inherited the legacy of the RK clan, it’s important she has to have her foot firm in the ground. Rest assured, Dhanya Ramkumar is a long term prospect not only for Sandalwood but also for Pan the South Indian film Industry.
Full marks to the team especially to Suraj Gowda who has not only acted well but handled the entire project like a thoroughbred pro. Great photography top-notch music and crisp editing make Ninna Sanihake an an interesting offing.