Arundhati starring Anushka (also spelt Anuskha), produced
by Shyam Prasad Reddy, has already exceeded its Rs. 10 crores
budget; now sources say the actual expenditure is Rs. 13 crores,
most of which was spent on graphics and special effects. Anushka
has a juicy double role in this heroine-centric movie about a
princess from ancient India and a modern day career girl.
Directed by Kodi Ramakrishna, the film has been almost 28 months
in the making. Most of the shooting was held in an old bungalow in
Banaganapalli. Sonu Sood and Sayaji Shinde play vital roles in the
film. Music is by Koti and the music is expected to release very
Shyam Prasad Reddy is known for his extravagant fantasies
steeped in high-end animation. His Talambralu, Ammoru and Anji are
prime examples of how graphics can enhance a movie's potential at
is expected to hit theatres on January 9.