Mangaluru, May 13, 2017: The Tulu film industry has been making rapid visible strides lately, infact so has been that case with ’Coastalwood’ ( which includes Tulu, Konkani, Beary and Kannada fils produced on the west coast) putting in efforts to break records and norms.
Currently, in a first, the makers of an upcoming film, titled Pettkammi , have launched a hunt to in a bid to find new talent to take on board. Having already signed its lead actor through one such talent hunt, the team is now on the lookout to enlist a singer for one of the songs from the film.
Titled Popunda Popunda , which is currently recorded in the voice of music director Richard, the makers will shortly unveil the audio of the film. It is then that the project will take on an interesting twist. Aspiring male singers, who are 18 or above, can access the song online and showcase their talent by recording it in their own voice. The best 30 entries will be shared online and the one who gets the maximum ’likes’ will go on to croon the final version of Popunda Popunda .
"This is a first attempt of such a task in Tulu, so we are enthused to try new means," shares director Keerthi, who has earlier directed The Plan with Anant Nag and also been the DOP of the hit 6-5=2 . "This will go a long way to promote latent talent from Tulunadu, if anybody else is willing to sing and enliven our language with their voice, they are always welcomed" he said.