Dr. Chakravarthy Muhurat
A new film ‘Dr. Chakravarthy’ was formally launched on Wednesday morning i.e. on November 18 at Hanuman Temple in Sanath Nagar, Hyderabad. Venkateswarlu (Champ), Sekhar Suri and BR Rathnamala are jointly producing the film on Sri Venkateswara Super Movies and Street Play Entertainments banners with Sekhar Suri as director. Telangana Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav played the clap boy role, while Agarkar, Ashok Munshi and Kishore switched on the camera for the muhurat shot. Neelakanta has directed the first shot. Later a press meet was held.
One of the producers Venkateswarlu (Champ) said, “Sekhar Suri and I are good friends. Sekhar Suri, who directed successful film like ‘A Film by Aravind’, has made ‘Gun of Banaras’ in Bollywood and it will be released in February. When I approached him during the shooting of ‘Gun of Banaras’ about making this film, he promised me that once he wraps up the Bollywood film, he will direct the Telugu film with me. He kept his words ad making ‘Dr. Chakravarty’. It’s a different script and it is a family entertainer with suspense and thrilling elements. Regular shooting will commence from November 23. We are planning to wrap up the entire shooting in a single schedule.”
Speaking at the press meet, Sekhar Suri said, “The shooting of ‘Gun of Banaras’ which I’m presently doing in Bollywood, has been completed. Now, after 2 years I’m doing ‘Dr. Chakravarthy’. It’s a different genre family entertainer which I’ve not touched till now. But, it will have my style of suspense and thrilling elements. We are planning to wrap up the entire shoot within 35 days. Bollywood actor Gireesh Sahdev is playing the title role. Encounter Specialist in UP, Aravind Singh is playing a key role. Rishi is playing the lead role. Prominent character artist Ashok Kumar’s son Vamsi is playing a crucial role. Apart from directing, I’m the co-producer of the film.”
Rishi said, “I’m doing this film with Sekhar Suri after a big gap. ‘Dr. Chakravarthy’ is a family subject with thrilling points. It’s a different genre film. I wish all the best to the entire team.”
On this occasion, Gireesh Sahdev said, “I’ve acted in Bollywood film ‘Gun of Banaras’ directed by Sekhar Suri. He was impressed with my acting skills and given me the opportunity to play the title role in ‘Dr. Chakravarthy’. It’s a different subject. I’m very happy to be part of this film. I hope the film will be a good stat for my entry into the Telugu films.”
Soniya Man said, “‘Dr. Chakravarty’ is my second film in Telugu after ‘Dhee Ante Dhee’. It’s a good subject. I’m thankful to the director and producers for giving me this opportunity.”
Speaking at the film launch event, Vamsi said, “I’m sure ‘Dr. Chakravarty’ will stand out as a different film. I’m thankful to the director and producers for giving me the opportunity to play a key role in this different concept film.
Anirudh Singh, VRN Sharma and Chaitanya and some others were present at the film launch function.
Camera: Rajendra; Dialogues: VRN Sharma; Music: Vijay Kurakula; Art Director: Venkat R; Producers: Venkateswarlu (Champ), Sekhar Suri and BR Rathnamala; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Sekhar Suri.