NTR joins the shoot of Jai Lava Kusa
Hyderabad: Young Tiger NT Rama Rao joined the sets of his 27th film being directed by KS Ravindra @ Bobby and produced by Nandamuri Kalyanram on the banner of NTR Arts. This is the first-ever film, tentatively titled ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ is being produced by Kalyanram with NTR as hero on their own banner NTR Arts. The shooting is in progress in Hyderabad. Though NTR planned to remain hefty in his movie, his fans had advised him to have a slim look through social media. Respecting their advice, NTR did rigorous workouts and shed around 12 kgs for the movie. For the first time, NTR is playing triple roles in the film and one of them is a negative role. Raasi Khanna is playing the female lead while search is on for the second heroine.
The third role may not have a heroine. Devi Sri Prasad helms the responsibility of composing tune for the songs of the movie. According to the Film Nagar sources, a big producer cum distributor has come forward to secure theatrical rights of the film for Rs 85 crores. But nothing has been confirmed now and the discussions are still going on. It may be recalled here that Bobby had planned tight schedule fixture without any gap for non-stop shooting till its completion.
The director has locked August 11 as its release date as the day will do wonders. After August 11, there will be weekend 12 and 13. A day later, there will be another holiday on August 14. This would help in boosting the first week collections.