Magnus Cine Frame Pvt Ltd., has launched its film as Production No. 1 with Nikhil and Swathi as lead pair. Titled ‘Karthikeya’, the film will be directed by Chandu Mondeti. Venkat Srinivas is the producer. The muhurat was held on Monday in Hyderabad for which Linguswamy tapped the clap board and Sudheer switched on the camera. Ex-minister J C Diwakar Reddy, Suresh Kondeti and Parasuram were the special guests.
Nikhil said, “Swamy Ra Ra has become a big success. Soon after that while I was looking for a film in that genre, I came across this wonderful script. I will speak about this film after its release. Producer agreed to work with this director only because he trusted him.”
Srinivas Reddy said, “I’m offered with a character that is like a full-meals. The title appears positive and unique. It’s a complete entertainment movie. The film will definitely become a big hit.”
Producer said, “Venkat Srinivas Boggaram said, “Nakhil has approached me with this script after delivering a super hit ‘Swamy Ra Ra’. I’m confident that the movie will be a big success. Despite being a new director, Chandu Mondeti has come out with in interesting script.”
Director Chandu Mondeti said, “Karthikeya is a full-length comedy entertainer on temple backdrop. But it’s neither a historical nor periodical. Regular shooting will begin in another 10 days. We will shoot the film in Vizag, Araku and Bheemeshwaralayam in Samarlakota.”
Cast: Nikhil, Swathi, Tanikella Bharani, Rao Ramesh, Srinivas Reddy, Tulasi, Kishore, Jogi Naidu, Tagubothu Ramesh, Prithvi, Gautham Raju, Sivanarayana, ‘Swamy Ra Ra’ Satya, Giri, etc.
Lyrics: Krishna Chaitanya; Music: Sekhar Chandra; Camera: Karthik Ghattamaneni; Choreography: Raghu; Fights: Venkat nagu; Story assistance: Dandu Karthik Varma; Executive Producer: Gulakala Mallikarjuna; Presenter: Siruvuri Rajesh Varma; Producer: Venkat Srinivas Boggaram; Story, screenplay, dialogues and direction: Chandu Mondeti.