Andhra Pradesh Education minister Ghanta Srinivasa Rao's son Ravi Ghanta is making his debut as hero with a movie titled 'Kaalahasthi'. Jayanth C Paranjee, who earlier directed movies like 'Preminchukundaam Raa', 'Premante Idhera', 'Takkari Donga', 'Eeshwar', 'Lakshmi Narasimha' etc, is directing this movie, produced by Anilkumar Kishen.
This movie was launched on Thursday at Ramanaidu Studios in Hyderabad. Ganta Srinivasa Rao, K.Raghavendra Rao, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, D.Suresh Babu, Daggubati Abhiram, Producer Ashok Kumar, Jayanth C Paranjee, Anilkumar Kishan, Harshavardhan etc attended the event.
The dialogue "Manchi Kosam Doosukeltha...Yevadu Addochinaa Thaata Theesthaa" was shot as the Muhurat shot. D.Suresh Babu sounded clap for the first, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao switched on the camera and K.Raghavendra Rao directed it.
Dialogue writer Harshavardhan said, "I am very happy to be working for a different movie like this after 'Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyindhe' and 'Manam'. This is not a devotional film as the title suggests. It is a very good action entertainer. Ravi Ganta is very confident and I am sure this film will be successful".
Story writer Dheenraj said, "Jayanth selected this story after rejecting many. He okayed the subject immediately after I narrated it and he didn't even change the title. When we were looking for a new hero for this subject, we met Ravi and felt he would be perfect as hero. He liked the subject very much. A very good team is working for this movie"
Art Director Krishna Maya, said, "Earlier we are worked for prabhs debut movie Eswar, now prabhas become a star hero. Now the same team working for this movie, and Ravi is introducing as a hero. he will be a star hero in future. It is a very good action entertainer".
Cinematographer M.n.jawahar reddy, said "different action entertainer, With good concept. Ravi ghanta will be a star hero in future. All the best to entertainer".
Jayantha C Paranjee said, "This is a very realistic story and I liked it very much when Dheenraj narrated it. Ravi is perfect as hero for this movie. I am very happy to be introducing him as hero with this movie. This will be very energetic and thrilling action entertainer. The regular shoot starts at the end of this month. The major part of the film will be shot in VIzag and Kalahasthi. Two songs will be shot in foreign locations. We are planning to wrap the film up in two to three schedules and will release the film soon".
Ravi Ghanta said, "I am really happy and proud to be working with a director like Jayanth in my first film. I am lucky to be a part of this movie, for which technicians like Harshavardhan, Dheenraj etc are working. We want the blessings of everyone".
Pradeep Rawant, Mukesh Rishi, Tanikella Bharani, Posani Krishna Murali, Aishwarya, Jhansi, Satyakrishna, Sameer etc are acting in this movie. Present: prashanth, Art : Krishna Maaya, Editing : Marthand K Venkatesh, Dialogues : Harshavardhan, Story : Dheenraj, Music : Anup Rubens, Cinematography : Jawahar Reddy, Producer : Anil Kumar Kishan, Direction : Jayanth C Paranjee.