C Aswini Dutt had launched a film titled ‘Sakthi’ with young tiger NTR and Ileana under Mehar Ramesh’s direction. Produced under Vyjayanti Movies banner, the launching ceremony took place today morning at Gachibowli Gold Club in Hyderabad. After the formal pooja, for the muhurat shot Dr Dasari Narayana Rao tapped the clap board while K Raghavendra Rao switched on the camera and Krishnam Raju directed the first shot.
Later at the press meet Producer Aswini Dutt informed, “This banner was launched about 35 years ago in January 1975 by Late Sri Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao garu. And now this film starring his grandson NTR has been launched today. I’m very happy to work with almost all heroes for the past 35 years. We have good rapport with the film journalists from the time we launched this banner. During those days Mohan Kumar was our PRO while BA Raju is our current PRO.” Briefing about the film he said, “We have done the script work for atleast six months. We don’t have any time limit or budget limit for this film. I’m confident that film’s success celebration will be larger than the launching ceremony.”
Director Mehar Ramesh said, “My debut film was with NTR under this banner. I’m very happy to work for this banner once again within the short span of time. I’m sure that this film can be made only by Dutt garu and NTR garu. The first schedule would begin from February 6th. he shootings would be held at Indian places like Jaipur, Kashmir, Delhi, Agra, Hampi, Mysore and at overseas like Egypt and London. This is a unique as well as a prestigious film for NTR.”
While the remaining star cast is yet to be selected, the crew is:
Dialogues: Satyanand; Story Assistance: Yandamuri Veerendranath, JK Bharavi, Thota Prasad, DS Kannan; Lyrics: Veturi Sundarammurthy, Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry, Rama Jogayya Sastry; Music: Mani Sharma; Cinematography: Sameer Reddy; Presented by C Dharma Raju; Producer: C Aswini Dutt; Story, screenplay & direction: Mehar Ramesh.