Bangalore, Jan 24 (IANS) 'Gaja', the remake of a Telugu hit of the same title, is the current box-office champion among Kannada films.
The top five Kannada films are:
1. 'Gaja' - The film re-establishes Darshan as the top action hero of Kannada cinema. Its collections have crossed the Rs.10-million mark in Bangalore.
2. 'Milana' - Director Prakash's silver jubilee film, starring Puneet Raj Kumar, has become a big winner because of its strong emotional content. The film is going strong even after completing 100 days in several A-centres. Family audiences are supporting the film.
3. 'Galipata' - It has enjoyed a huge opening and has all the potential to become a big blockbuster. 'Galipata' stars Golden Star Ganesh who has become quite popular among female audiences.
4. 'Ee Bandana' - The film is gaining momentum week after week though its Bangalore collections are a cause for concern for the producer. The best collections of this Vishnuvardhan starrer, directed by debutant Vijayalakshmi Singh, have been reported from the Mysore, Tumkur and northern Karnataka. Family audiences are backing this film in large numbers.
5. 'Aa Dinagalu' - The film will be completing 100 days in Bangalore soon. It is also doing well in the interior areas. The film's songs are its main attraction.