Writer and director D Ravi Arjun’s debut directorial Groufie highlights selfie disaster. “This is about the craze of selfies, and their impact and our title refers to the group taking a selfie,” says the director, who has come with a social concern, which will create awareness about life-threatening selfies, and their impact. Groufie is a suspense thriller and will travel with nature,” the director adds, who has brought together six new faces as part of the lead cast.
A trailer of Groufie was launched by Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadeyar in Mysuru on August 9, and the makers are planning to hit theatres on August 20. Groufie produced by KG Swamy under the banner Lia Global Media stars newcomers Aryan SG, Padmashree C Jain, along with Gagan, Uma Mayuri, and Prajwal among others in the cast.
The music for Groufie is scored by Vijeth Krishna and cinematographed is handled by Ajaya Laxmikantha. The trailer begins with some pleasant music and eye-pleasing visuals. It shows a hero undertakes a journey away from the city to a distant hill station and he arrives at a mansion.
The trailer ends with the hero lying on a hospital bed and a silent tear flows down his cheeks. The trailer needless to say has fetched everyone’s praise. Meanwhile, the audio of the film was released recently by ace composer Arjun Janya, who was all praise for it.
The lyrics of these songs have been written by ace writers like Jayanth Kaikini, Chetan Kumar, Hrudaya Shiva amongst others. Groufie has been shot at many scenic locations including Galibeedu, Mallalli falls and Harihara under the trained lens of Laxmikant. Made under the lia global media banner and produced by KG Swamy, Groufie will hit theatres on August 20.