Banner: Sri Chakra Art Creation
Cast: Akash, Pratyusha, Archana, Kota Srinivasa Rao,
Brahmanandam, MS Narayana, Babu Mohan, Suthi Velu, Dharmavarapu
Subrahmanyam, 'Kallu' Chidambaram, Gautam Raju, Manorama,
Sudha Jahnvai and 'Pavala' Shyamala
Dialogues: Posani Krishna Murali
Editing: Gowtam Raju
Art: KV Ramana
Screenplay - Direction: Muthyala Subbaiah
Producer: A.B. Jaganmohan Rao
Release Date: April 2002
A master at tacking issues with a touch of sentiment and melodrama,
Muthyala Subbaiah, keeping in view the change in audience
perception today, has added a liberal dose of comedy in Sri
Chakra Art Creations' "Idem Voorandi Babu". Produced
by A.B. Jaganmohan Rao, the film is a remake of the Malayalam
hit, "Narendran Maga Jayakanthan Vaga". With Akash,
Prathyusha and Archana in the lead, the climax was recently
shot at an aluminium factory in Madapur.
songs are yet to be filmed, of which one was supposed to be
picturised on Akash and Prathyusha. But this had to be scrapped
after the sudden death of Prathyusha under tragic and gruesome
circumstances, according to the producer.
about the actress, he says, "She was a spontaneous actress,
always eager to learn, and had a bright career ahead. A sportive
person, she took things lightly, and was sincere and obedient
to the core. She has done a wonderful job in the role of a
village sarpanch who helps the hero in his pursuit. We miss
a sensitive performer on screen and a smiling face off the
plays the second heroine who also comes to the help of the
hero and lends glamour through her performance. We have taken
the essence of the original version and developed the theme
to suit to our nativity. The hero, who hails from the city,
goes to the village his father had left about two decades
ago, never to return. They own a two-acre land, which is acquired
by the Government for the expansion of an airport, and he
goes to the village to claim compensation for the same. His
travails in getting the compensation result in a comedy of
errors, some due to the power hassles between tow opposing
politicians. Here, Brahmanandam and M.S. Narayana add pep
to the proceedings with their humor. The hero's father, who
is projected in flashback scenes, has a major role to play.
And I would like this to be under wraps to keep the charm
intact," smiles Subbiah.
the villagers relent when they realize that the hero is a
native of the village and not a stranger," adds the director.
expressing total satisfaction over the project taking shape,
says, "The love story is part of a larger theme that
tackles a contemporary social issue faced b the common man.
The hero meets the two heroines in the village, setting the
mood for the story, with melodious songs. We will be filming
the rest of the songs in March, and plan to release the movie
Srinivasa Rao plays the role of Archana's father with Babu
Mohan as his assistant. Suthi Velu, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam,
'Kallu' Chidambaram, Gautam Raju, Manorama, Sudha Jahnvai
and 'Pavala' Shyamala are also in the cast.
is by Srinivas, dialogue by Posani Krishna Murali, music by
Koti, camera by Chakravarthy, art by K.V. Ramana, editing
by Gautham Raju, and the co-director is Raja Sekhar. The presenter
of the film is Naga Sriram.
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