Popular Kannada campus comedy ‘Hostel Hudugaru Bekagiddare’ is now accessible to audiences worldwide after its digital world premiere on ZEE5 Global last week.
Directed by debutant Nithin Krishnamurthy, the film stars debutants Prajwal BP, Manjunath Nayaka, Rakesh Rajkumar, Srivatsa and Tejas Jayanna Urs, while Rishab Shetty, Pawan Kumar, Shine Shetty and Ramya make cameo appearances. With an impressive performance at the box office, the Kannada film became much talked about in the industry.
Krishnamurthy said: "I am absolutely thrilled by the overwhelming response 'Hostel Hudugaru Bekagiddare' has received since its theatrical release. As a first-time director, seeing the film connect with audiences and bring a smile to their face is a dream come true.
“The journey of making this movie has been a labour of love, and I am humbled by the support it has garnered. The digital premiere on ZEE5 Global will now allow even more people to be part of the mad riot that this film is. I am grateful for the support of the cast, crew, and everyone who has embraced the film, and I look forward to sharing more stories that resonate with audiences in the future."
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With a talented cast and witty narrative, ‘Hostel Hudugaru Bekagiddare’ is a true cinematic treasure that beautifully captures the essence of college life amusingly and engagingly. The story unfolds within the confines of a boys' hostel, taking place over the course of a single night. It weaves a comical narrative of mischief and camaraderie as a student's imaginative script becomes intertwined with real-life occurrences.
This collision of fantasy and reality leads to unexpected and hilarious outcomes, blurring the lines between the two worlds. The outcome is a comedy that assures you a delightful and laughter-packed experience, promising an enjoyable journey.
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said: “Comedy as a genre has seen significant traction in the US with a 92 per cent y-o-y growth. 'Hostel Hudugaru Bekagiddare', the hit Kannada campus comedy, is a strong addition to our rich Kannada library that is sure to strike a nostalgic chord amongst viewers and help them relive their college memories.”
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With an IMDB rating of 8.1, ‘Hostel Hudugaru Bekagiddare’ is the biggest blockbuster of Kannada cinema this year. Following its highly successful theatrical run, the movie is now poised to reach a broader audience through its world digital premiere on ZEE5 Global.
The film is produced by Prajwal BP, Varun Kumar, Nithin Krishnamurthy, and Arvind K. Kashyap under the Gulmohar Films and Varun Studios banner and presented by Rakshit Shetty under Paramvah Pictures banner.