Prabhu Solomon loves to do things differently. He is shooting Kumki a film about a mahout on the top of the highest waterfalls in India Jog falls is in the state of Karnataka.
Other films have been shot here, but nobody has ever ventured to the top. But Solomon who dares to differ has traveled 10Km by road to reach the falls and is using water proof camera lenses to shoot a few scenes. Kannada film “Mungaru Male” was shot in the area and went on to become a hit.
Kumki is being Produced by film maker Lingusamy's Thirrupathy Brothers Banners, and stars Vikram - Son of Veteran actor Prabhu. Vikram is playing the mahout of a domesticated elephant used to scare off wild tuskers. Lakshmi Menon from Kerala plays the female lead.
Set work is going on at Theni and Otrappalam. In Theni They have planted Mari gold in 5 acres. For shooting growing flowering plant, this is the first time.