of Gemini was released at a function organized at Rama Naidu Studios
on the evening of 15th September 2002. Prior to the function,
the duo of RP Patnaik and Usha participated in 'Ata kavala
Pata kavala' program on 14th September and selected Suresh
of Begumpet as the lucky man to release Gemini audio.
audio function started with a magic show by Mr. Ramana. Music
director RP anchored the event. Mr. Suresh (winner) is called
upon dais to release audiocassette of Gemini. When Mr. Suresh
opened the box, the audiocassette is amiss. Then the magician
did the magic and found the cassette in the safe hands of BA Raju,
the editor of Superhit film magazine. Mr. Suresh gave away the
first album to Venky.
at the press conference, RP Patnaik opined that everybody was
looking forward for the combination of RP and Venky. Hopefully
Gemini would satisfy all the people who eagerly waited for the
audio of Gemini. He also thanked Ramani Bharadwaj for letting
him use the famous 'O Podu' tune from Tamil for Gemini
Patnaik told that audio of Gemini would be released by fans with
help of Suresh movie distributors in fifty selected centers across
AP on 16th of September. He is also explained about Gemini audio
here for details)
Venkatesh felt that the style of RP in making music is very different
from other music directors and commended the ease at which RP
comes up with tunes just by humming it to get Okayed. Venky told
that Gemini is a mass film that is told in a class style. Gemini
stands as a different light entertaining mass film. He also said
that there is no heavy dialogues or traditional melodrama in this
film. He said he is playing the role of a Rowdy who starts as
an irresponsible guy and mends his ways after getting across a
sincere police officer. He also told that there is an under current
love story in this film. Venky mentioned that in his earlier films
he was uncomfortable doing scenes, which involves smoking, as
he does not smoke in real life. Likewise, in this film Venky is
forced chew beeda (Gutka) and it took a while for him to enact
paan-chewing guy's role. He gave his trademark pose of Gemini
(which you will find along with Logo) and told that he has same
kind of mannerism and pose for the entire film.
it was the dialogue writer Posani Krishna Murali who stole the
show. He said that though the original is a Tamil film, he worked
it around to suit Telugu nativity. The story has the backdrop
of Vijayawada, Gunadala and Poranki. He said that Venky is playing
the role of Veeramachineni Gemini, who stays in Padamatilanka.
He also told a mass dialogue in Gemini which goes like - Donga
debba teeyadaaniki nenu pakistanodini kaadu .. padamatilanka vaadini!
He said that national award winner Murali is acting as Commissioner
Surendra Nath Chowdary, which as shades of Vyas, Umesh Chandra,
Surendra (current SP of Vijayawada) and Seetaramanjaneyulu (current
SP of Guntur). He said that his earlier two films with Venky -
Pavitra Bhandam and Pelli Chsukundam - were hits
and this film would also become a hit.
thanked Venkatesh for making her learn more about acting and camera.
She opined that working for Gemini is a lifetime opportunity and
it is going to be a turning point of her life. She said that she
is playing a role of Hindi girl in Vjayawada.
D Suresh Babu mentioned that AVM is the banner that inspired Dr.
Rama Naidu to start Suresh Production. He also told that AVM is
in this field for the past 55 years and he likes this AVM style
of treating movie making as business and getting profits out of
the end of the program, singer Usha sang the pallavi of solo female
song - Dil
Diwana Main Haseena - from the film.