fans have reason to cheer, for in his new film
Budhdhivantha, he appears in not one, but four different
get ups and costumes. Interestingly, he has five heroines in happy
dalliance keeping him company!
The storyline has been taken from the Tamil movie Naan
Avanallai, which was released about 22 years ago by K.
Balachander starring Gemini Ganesan in the lead role. It was remade
recently featuring Jeeva, Sneha, Namitha, Malavika and others.
"Upendra sir's different get ups and the interesting twists and
turns that the script takes in the course of the film is the
highlight of the film," said Rigvedhi. Upendra, who started his
career as a writer and assistant director, has done a wonderful job
making use of his different disguises in the movie. He also gave
some valuable suggestions in the script during the shooting of the
The film has six songs beautifully picturised in different
locales in China and India. Upendra's heroines in the film include
Pooja Gandhi, Nethanya, Brunda and Saloni. The choreography of the
film is excellently done.