Merlapaka Gandhi, who is a son of a famous Telugu novelist Merlapaka Murali, is now making his debut as director with the movie Venkatadri Express starring Sundeep Kishan and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles. The movie, which is high on entertainment quotient, has been produced by Gemini Kiran under the banner of Anandi Art Creations. The film is slated to release in theatres on November 29.
Venkatadri Express is a clean fun-filled family entertainer, which will appeal to all classes of audiences. Besides direction, Merlapaka Gandhi, who has undergone training in direction and scripting, has also written story, screenplay and dialogues for the movie. Sources from the film unit say that the director is a promising guy, who has a lot of clarity in his thought process and has also conceived each scene of the film very well.
The story of Venkatadri Express happens in one night and a series of funny and interesting events will take place one after the other overnight. The narration of the movie is very racy and interesting and it does not allow the viewers to take even a single break. The promos show that the director has included all commercial ingredients like romance, comedy, action, funny one-liners, family sentiments and much more in the movie. Continue to read Venkatadri Express movie preview in the slideshow.
Merlapaka Gandhi's Work
According to production team, the story and screenplay are the big strength of the movie. Sources claim that the film has good script with huge amount of entertainer values. Though Merlapaka Gandhi is a debutant, his direction is on par with many acclaimed directors.
Sundeep Kishan's Role
Talking about his role in the movie, Sundeep Kishan says, "I have always tried to experiment with my roles in each of my movie. I have played negative role in Prasthanam, an aspiring director in Sneha Geetham, a cricketer in Shor in the City, a corrupt police in DK Bose a bonga in D For Dophidi, a carefree husband in Mahesh. I have tried out a different role in this film Venkatadri Express too and I hope audience will enjoy it."
Sundeep On VE Story
Talking about the story of the film, Sundeep Says, "Director Merlapaka Gandhi is young guy with lot of zeal of filmmaking. He has penned an interesting story, which is out of the box. It is the biggest cinema in my acting career spanning eight years."
Rakul Preet Singh In VE
Popular actress Rakul Preet Singh, who has played the female lead in the film, is quite excited about her role. She says, "I am playing an unusual character in Venkatadri Express and there is lot of scope for performanc in it." She adds, "The director has fantastic script, which has an interesting story that I have never heard before."
Lead Pair's Chemistry
Apart from the story, the chemistry between Sundeep Kishan and Rakul Preet Singh will be another big attraction in Venkatadri Express. The trailer of the movie has already offered a hint at their romance, which is sure to impress young film goers.
Full Fun Family Entertainer
The production team says that Venkatadri Express is high on entertainer values. It has all masala elements brought on screen in a decent way. It can be watched by family audience.
Chota K Naidu's Picturisation
The promos show that Venkatadri Express has rich technical elements and the camera work of popular cinematographer Chota K Naidu, who has worked with several superstars, will be the main highlight. His picturisation especially in song sequences will be a visual treat.
Ramana Gogula's Music
Ramana Gogula has composed some of the best numbers for Venkatadri Express, which have already impressed the music lovers and added more expectations to the film. His tunes and background score are also going to be the big assets of the movie.
Other Technical Values In VE
The film unit says that Master Shekhar's dances and choreography of action, Gandhi's funny dialogues, beautiful locales, art direction and costumes and Gautham Raju's editing will also be among the biggest attractions of the film.
Allari Naresh's voiceover
Allari Naresh has given voiceover for Venkatadri Express and it is also among the big attractions of the film.
Venkatadri Express Censor Certification
Venkatadri Express has recently completed the formalities of Censor certification. The Censor Board, which was very happy with the outcome of the film, has awarded it a clean U certificate without suggesting any cut.
Venkatadri Express Hype And Expectations
The trailer and music of Venkatadri Express have received positive response from the film goers. They have soared up the viewers' expectations to the sky high.
With the movie hitting screens this Friday, it should be seen whether Venkatadri Express (VE) will live up to the hype surrounding it.