Ace stunt director Peter Hein had always evinced his interest in wielding the megaphone. And finally his dream is all set to come true. Reports are that he has a script ready and Nallamalapu Bujji will be bankrolling the project under his banner. As expected, it will be an action film, but will also have strong emotional scenes.
On the progress of the project, producer Nallamalapu Bujji has said, â€śThe preproduction work is on in full swing, and we are planning to launch the film during Dasara. Meanwhile, Pieter is working on the final cast and crew to be on board the project.â€ť
As a stunt choreographer, Peter Hein has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada film industries but his directorial debut will be in Telugu. He has won numerous awards in his career, and notable among them was the Filmfare Best Action Director Award (South) for Anniyan and Filmfare Best Action Award for Ghajini. In Tollywood, his work in the Ram Charan Teja starrer Magadheera earned him with prestigious Nandi Award by the state government of Andhra Pradesh.
The crowning glory came with the National Film Award for Best Stunt Choreographer for the Mohanlal starrer Pulimurugan. Pulimurugan was an action adventure film that was directed by Vysakh. Made on a budget of Rs. 25 crore by Tomichan Mulakuppadam under the banner Mulakupadam Films, the film went on to collect over Rs. 100 crore. Pulimuruganâ€™s star cast had Kamalini Mukherjee, Jagapati Babu and Lal in pivotal roles. Gopy Sunder had wielded the music baton for this flick with Shaji Kumar cranking the camera and John Kutty editing it. The film was a huge success both commercially and critically. It went on to win several awards including Asiavision Awards, Vanitha Film Awards, Asianet Film Awards and South Indian International Movie Awards.
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