Telugu movie Prasthanam directed by Deva Katta, presented by Ravi Vallabhaneni and produced by Vallabhaneni Rosaiah under the banner of VRC Media and Entertainments with Sharwanand, Ruby, Sandeep Kishan and Saikumar in the lead was formally launched near the aluminium factory premises in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Sharwanand"s father MRV Prasad gave the clap, while Sri Mitra"s Dasaratha Rama Rao switched on the camera for the muhurat shot. It is worth mentioning here that Deva Katta had earlier directed a film called Venela.
Director remarked, “It is a different film. There will be deep drama among the characters played by Sharwanand, Saikumar and Sandeep. We will start the regular shooting with the canning of a song by this night. The shooting would resume from June 15 to 31. We will take up schedules in July and August and wrap up shooting by August 16. We will ensure the release of the film by Diwali."
Saikumar said, “Deva Katta has some sort of dedication towards cinema. I am playing a challenging role in this movie. Almost all the characters will be very near to nativity and the audiences can identify themselves with one of them. They are very natural."
Sharwanand said, “I have worked with Deva Katta for Vennala and I have earned good recognition with that movie. I am doing a new wave role in this movie. It is basically a love story and the technical values in this film would also be good." Sandeep Kishan, Vennela Kishore, Jeeva, Pavitra Lokesh, Surekha Vani, Jayaprakash Reddy and others are in the cast. Music is by Mahesh Shankar, lyrics are by Vanamali, Deva Katta and Chaitanya Prasad, camera is by Savita Singh, art is by Rajiv Nayar, while story screenplay, dialogues and direction are by Deva Katta.