The makers of Aditya Om’s horror entertainer ‘Friend Request’ have set the stage at Mandadam village of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh to release the animation teaser and audio and for promotion tour. Aditya Om is acting and directing this bilingual under Modern Cinema banner with RRP Corporation Pvt. Ltd. and Bamla Enterprises as presenters in association with Vijay Varma Pakalapati. The film features Seetal Singh, Achint Kaur, Sagarika Chhetri, Jal Chitra, Saida Jools, Manisha Kelkar, Richa Soni, Anusha Goutham, Prakash Sudarsan, Nithish Choudhary, Rohith and Pankaj in the key roles. The film is being made simultaneously in Hindi as ‘Fun Freaked Facebook’ and in Telugu version as ‘Friend Request’. The function stood as the first cinema function which was held in the Mandadam village where AP capital Bhoomi Pooja was held and foundation stone was laid by AP government. Similarly Aditya Om and Vijay Varma Pakalapati have earned the fame by organizing the function there.
Loksabha MP Rayapati Sambasiva Rao, Guntur district former ZP Chairmen Rayapati Srinivas, Mandadam village sarpanch Padmavathi, local politicians and leaders were present at the function and wished the film unit members. Priests of the village welcomed the film unit and the guests with Poorna Kumbham and the atmosphere of the village became festive with concert bands and cultural programs voluntarily arranged by the villagers. Animation teaser and one song was launched by Loksabha MP Rayapati Sambasiva Rao and former ZP Chairmen Rayapati Srinivas. Rayapati Brothers given green signal for the promotion tour.
Speaking on the occasion, Rayapati Sambasiva Rao said, “I will do bit to develop the film industry in Navyandhra Pradesh. Actor, director and producer Aditya Om and producer Vijay Varma Pakalapati will stand out forever in the history by organizing first cinema function at the center of the AP capital city. We always ready to give our support in any aspects to develop our film industry.”
Rayapati Srinivas said, “First will always have the importance. Actor, director and producer Aditya Om and producer Vijay Varma Pakalapati did a wonderful job by arranging first cinema function at the center of the AP capital city. I wish that with this inspiration many more function will be arranged here in future.”
Director Aditya Om informed the press, “Arranging the function here is Vijay Varma Pakalapati’s idea. People here have received us well. I would have missed a lot if we have not arranged the function here. Rayapati Sambasiva Rao’s support is unforgettable. The response that is getting from the youth through social media is encouraging us and has boosted our confidence. I’m sure ‘Friend Request’ which is being made as a horror entertainer, will gives a new feel to the audience. The film will have all elements which the present generation will look for and it will entertain all sects of audience.”
Production manager P Vijay Varma said, “We have arranged our film’s function in this village with the main intension to experience the majesty. Rayapati’s brother’s support is unforgettable. I request Rayapati Sambasiva Rao to develop the film industry in Amaravati also along with Hyderabad. I request him to allot studios, facilities for shooting and plots for people in the film industry to build houses. Only one song was released here. Remaning three songs will be released each in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Tirupathi.”
The film features Aditya Om, Seetal Singh, Achint Kaur, Sagarika Chhetri, Jal Chitra, Saida Jools, Manisha Kelkar, Richa Soni, Anusha Goutham, Prakash Sudarsan, Nithish Choudhary, Rohith and Pankaj in the key roles.
Dialogues: T Raghava; Music: Veeral and Lavan Gone, Veeral Misthry; Camera: Siddharth; Editing: Prakash; Production manager: P Vijay Varma; Direction: Aditya Om.