‘Chanakya’ starring Gopichand and Mehreen in the lead roles, is being directed by Thiru and produced by Anil Sunkara. The team of ‘Chanakya’ held press meet on Saturday.
Speaking first producer Anil Sunkara said, “About five years back I first met director Thiru and he narrated me ‘Chanakya’ script. Though I liked it, somehow things did not work out and exactly about a year back or so, while I was looking for a good script, Thiru came to my mind and he came up with this script. I liked it, hero Gopichand liked it and the project took off.”
About hero Gopichand, Anil said, “He is one of the best human beings I ever met. He understands a producer and I will definitely work with him again and again.”
Director Thiru said, “I would like to thank writer Abburi Ravi garu for helping me with this script. This is my Telugu debut and happy to be making with hero Gopichand and producer Anil Sunkara garu.”
Revealing about the accident, Thiru said, “While shooting in Rajasthan, Gopichand got injured. We rushed him to the hospital and he was there in ICU. But the hero assured me that he will be back on the sets in two months. He did so and I can’t thank him enough for his commitment. Gopichand completely believes in director and producer. He doesn’t even look at the monitor and he will be satisfied if director is okay.”
Thiru also thanked all the technicians who have worked for this film.
Writer Abburi Ravi said, “About a year back I started working for this film. Gopichand is pleasure to work with. Once he believes in the director and the script, he will not intervene and like producer Anil said, Gopichand is down to earth person.”
Speaking lastly hero Gopichand said, “Chanakya is in safe hands. Director Thiru narrated the script to me about two years back. I suggested few changes and insisted to do them only he is convinced. After few days he came up with the changes and started the film.”
About producer Anil Sunkara, Gopichand said, “I heard a lot about Anil Sunkara’s passion for films and with ‘Chanakya’ I witnessed it closely. I told him that the film’s budget would be certain but he gave a lot than we expected. I will work under AK Entertainment banner again.”
“Bollywood actress Zarine Khan is doing an important role and with cameraman Vetri, this is my fourth film. ‘Chanakya’ will have best visuals and thanks all the technicians,” added Gopichand and summing up his speech, he said the film has come out very well and is confident about it.
‘Chanakya’ is releasing for Dussehra.