The upcoming Telugu political thriller is set against the backdrop of the Naxal movement.
Karan Johar hails trailer of Rana Daggubati film Virata Parvam, says he’s a huge Sai Pallavi fan
Chennai - 07 Jun 2022 14:32 IST
The trailer of the Rana Daggubati and Sai Pallavi-starrer Virata Parvam (2022), which was released over the weekend, has been received extremely well. Producer-director Karan Johar was effusive in his praise of the project on Twitter.
Quoting Rana’s tweet, Karan wrote: “This looks fantastic Rana!!!! Can’t wait to see it! Intense Raw and Riveting!!! You are superb! And I am a huge Sai Pallavi fan (sic).”
In the movie, Rana and Priyamani play Maoists. Sai Pallavi will be seen as a character inspired by real-life singer-activist Belli Lalitha, who falls in love with Rana.
Belli Lalitha was a popular folk singer-turned-activist and she played a crucial role in the fight for statehood of the Telangana region in the early 1990s. She was kidnapped and killed in 1999.
The film sheds light on the Naxal movement, specifically the moral dilemma that prevailed during the last decade.
Directed by Venu Udugula, Virata Parvam sheds light on the Naxal movement, specifically the moral dilemma that prevailed during the last decade.
The film also stars Nandita Das and marks her return to Telugu cinema after a decade.
When Das began shooting for the project, she had said that she was both nervous as well thrilled to be shooting in Telugu after a long gap.