Nandamuri Tarakaratna’s new film ‘Mahabhakta Siriyala’ costarring Archana (Veda) to be directed by Muddapu Rambabu was launched today, the 18th of November in Hyderabad. Vallabhaneni Venkateswara Rao will produce the film under V V R Entertainment Pvt Ltd. K S Rama Rao sounded the clap board, while Dhamodara Prasad switched on the camera and T Prasanna Kumar directed the first shot. Later Tarakaratna, Archana, director Muddapu and Rambabu and producer Venkateswara Rao participated.
According to Tarakaratna, ‘Mahabhakta Siriyala’ is a known story of Lord Shiva’s devotee.
Archana claims her role in this film is on par with her role in ‘Sri Ramadasu’.
Producer Venkateswara Rao said, “So far my TV serials have won me 19 awards. I’ve co-produced many films. The story of ‘Mahabhakta Siriyala’ impressed me a lot. Hence I decided to produce it. I’m very happy to work with Tarakaratna. The movie features all senior artists. Director Rambabu has knowledge on 24 crafts. There are altogether 6 songs in the film and all songs were crooned by popular singers.”
Director Muddala Ram Babu said, “Mahabhakta Siriyala’ is the conversation between Lord Shiva and his devotee. It’s about who among the two is great. Producer Venkateswara Rao won several awards in tele films. I’m happy that he accepted to do this film after liking my story concept. There will be nonstop schedule from this month onwards. The 20 minutes graphics is the highlight of the film. I’m confident that I’ll be able to craft a wonderful film. We wish to have the audience’s blessings.”
Cast: Tarakaratna, Archana, Siva Parvathy, Ranganath, Narayana Rao, Prasanna Kumar, Hemachandar, Nagineedu, Subbaraya Sharma, Bhavana and others.
Dialogues: Paramkusam Bhavani Prasad; Music: Dr Mangalagiri Poornachandra; Lyrics: Ramajogayya Sastry, Anatha Sriram, Chaitanya Prasad; Cinematography: Sri Venkat; Editing: Nandamuri Hari; Art: Bhaskar; Producer: Vallabaneni Venkateswara Rao; Director: Muddapu Rambabu.