Actor Pawan Kalyan is returning to the field workplace with Sriram Venu’s directorial Vakeel Saab after a hiatus of three years. The film is the Telugu remake of critically acclaimed Pink and is due in cinema halls on April 9. Produced by Dil Raju’s Sri Venkateswara Creations in affiliation with Boney Kapoor’s Bayview Projects, the film additionally options Prakash Raj, Shruti Haasan, Anjali, Nivetha Thomas, and Ananya Nagalla within the main roles.
Ahead of the film’s launch, director Sriram Venu interacted with the media and revealed his journey with Vakeel Saab. Excerpts from the dialog.
The trailer of Vakeel Saab has been receiving an excellent response from the viewers.
I’m comfortable about that. Releasing the trailer among the many viewers in theatres created a really feel of releasing the film itself.
Are you feeling any stress forward of the film’s launch?
Not in any respect (smiles). Honestly, I’m feeling comfortable. When you direct a star whom you admire probably the most, it is a cheerful second for positive. Box workplace penalties apart, I take it that method.
Remaking a film like Pink with famous person Pawan Kalyan is a troublesome job. How did you take care of that?
It is a film that must be informed with duty. At the identical time, it ought to cater to different streams of audiences, who worth the picture of Pawan Kalyan in different methods. So, each the perceptions received blended with the writing half.
What adjustments have been made in Vakeel Saab in comparison with the unique model?
It is a film about ladies empowerment and is a courtroom drama. We caught to these factors. Since we’ve got a star like Pawan Kalyan on board, we made adjustments within the screenplay that fits his stardom and allows the film a wider attain.
Vakeel Saab is your third film with the manufacturing home Sri Venkateswara Creations.
It’s a identified indisputable fact that my first film Oh My Friend didn’t do nicely on the field workplace. After nearly a spot of seven years, I did MCA – Middle Class Abbayi. Both these movies are different from one another when it comes to ideas and packaging. I believe they helped me in coping with a mission like Vakeel Saab.
However, this journey didn’t occur simply in someday. Starting from my first film Oh My Friend to Vakeel Saab, it concerned 10 years of journey. But I’ve confidence in myself and love for cinema to guide a life right here. And, working with Pawan Kalyan is a dream that got here to actuality for me.
From a inventive perspective, how difficult it was to direct a remake?
Honestly, I didn’t develop up listening to the phrases like stress and problem. I used to be given a job to direct the film, and I did my work with the wanted adjustments. The reality is that I didn’t even have the time to grasp the place it’s a stress or problem. It is possibly due to my consciousness about Pawan Kalyan’s picture and stardom.