Yama Donga, one of the
most eagerly awaited premium product of Tollywood is all set to come before the
audience very shortly. This film is by far the costliest movies made so far in
the Telugu film industry. This film boasts of the biggest indoor set erected so
far in whole of Asia and incidentally is the costliest individual set. This
Yama Lokam set was erected over period of 90 days with 300 workers
working on the set day and night. The magnitude of the set was so much that it
took almost another one and half month to dismantle the same. This set was
erected in Ramoji Film City and the no.of shooting days in this set was 42 days.
Apart from this the other sets erected for four songs, the set of the Hero House
and the Heroine House are also done with lot of richness and grand taste. Added
to these grandeur sets, the graphics of this film are also bound to a visual
treat to the eyes of the audience. The producers of this film have ensured
qualities of high standard and are very confident that this film will be on par
with Hollywood Standards and they are confident that this fill will be watched
even by the foreigners and Hindi speaking audience too, purely because of the
fact that the plot is a very interesting one in the form of a socio fantasy
production house has not compromised on any issues and wants to make a mark in
the international market. The highlights of this film are far too many with
music being the first amongst them. The audio of this film compromises of
6 songs and 4 bit songs and is getting released in the 1st
week of July. One of the song is sung by Daler Mahendi and one of them by
the Hero NTR and the Heroine Mamatha Mohandas.
A team of 80 professionals
spread over three outsourcing houses spearheaded by EFX are working on
the graphics and the production house is confident of coming out with the most
impressive visuals. Some of the work was handled by Mr. Adel Eddelli a
professional from Iran who has contributed heavily in the Hollywood films too.
Another highlight of the film
is that it is hatrick combination of Director S.S. Rajamouli and NTR whose two
earlier films Student No.1 and Simhadri were big block busters in Tollywood.
Also the film by far has a large star cast in the form of the biggest names in
Tollywood. Padmashri Dr.M. Mohan Babu is playing an equally important
role as the hero and is bound to create waves with his performance as lord Yama.
Apart from this, the film has seven heroines namely Khusboo, Priyamani,
Mamatha Mohandas, Rambha, Preethi Jhingania, Navneet Kaur, Archana. Probably
this is the only film in Telugu were the hero shakes a leg with all the above
heroines except Khusboo, which is bound to variety and spice to this film. The
other important stars are Dr. Brahmanandam, Ali, M.S. Narayana, Raghubabu,
Jayprakash, Rajiv Kanakala etc. The role of the villain is donned by Narendra
Jha who played the role of Bajji Rao in the film Chatrapathi.
excellent art work by popular art director Mr. Anand Sai is well
complimented by the cinematographer Mr. K.K. Senthil Kumar who has bee
given a free hand by the production house and the Director to light up the sets
in a very tasteful way. And though the cost of the film had gone up
substantially because of his excellent lighting schemes, the producers have no
qualms about it as it is financially enhancing the richness of the film.
Director S.S. Rajamouli
who has given 5 successive block busters, carries a major responsibility on his
shoulders as he has to ensure that this film has to be better than all his
previous films. The expectations are very high and the entire team of Yama Donga
has no doubts that he will deliver it in style. This film is bound to satisfy
one and all as it has universal appeal with lot of entertainment stuffed into
The film is Presented by
Rama Rajamouli and Produced by Cheri & Urmila under the banner of
Vishvamitra Creations which happens to be the own banner of S.S.
Cast: NTR, Padmashri Dr.
Mohan Babu, Narendra Jha, Priyamani, Mamatha Mohandas, Dr. Brahmanandam, Ali,
Raghubabu, Jayprakash Reddy, MS Narayana, Naresh, Rajeev Kanakala, Khushboo,
Rambha, Navneet Kaur, Preethi Jhingania, Archana.
Crew: Story: Vijayendra
Prasad; Camera: K.K. Senthil Kumar; Art: Anand Sai; Fights: Paneer Selvan; Dance
Masters: Raju Sundaram, Dinesh, Prem Rakshit, Sorbee; Editor: Kotagiri
Venkateswara Rao; Costume Designer: Rama Rajamouli; Poster Designer: Suresh
Bujji; PRO: Veerababu; Graphic Coordinator: Kamal Kannan; Graphic Designer: EFX
Labs; Music: M.M. Keeravani; Presented by: Rama Rajamouli; Producers: Cheri &
Urmila; Banner: Viswamitra Vreations: Direction & Screen Play: S.S. Rajamouli.