Rarely we do see wildlife documentaries made in India. There is a vast species of wildlife in our country but that doesn't get exposed in media often. Recently, a bunch of filmmakers came up with a documentary feature called Wild Karnataka. This hour-long film focusses on the vast wildlife of South India's biggest state. This film had its television premiere the other day. Now, it is available for streaming on the Discover Plus platform.
Wild Karnataka got directed by Amoghavarsha and Kalyan Varma. The production of this film took more than four years and the makers have got footage of around 400 hours. They have cut it short to 55 minutes to gives us an amazing documentary in ultra-high-definition. Popular historian and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough lent his voice over for this movie. It is now available in Kannada, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil languages as well. Noted Bollywood actor Rajkumar Rao gave his voice for the Hindi version. Acclaimed actor Prakash Raj lent his voice for the Tamil and Telugu versions. Popular Kannada actor Rishab Shetty dubbed the voiceover for the Kannada version. People can watch it on Discovery+ with the language of their choice.
The scintillating background score is another asset to this movie. The music of this film got composed by Grammy Award winner Ricky Kej. The film got backed by the Forest Department of Karnataka. People who have missed watching it or interested in watching it, can catch it online now.