The 2014 horror-comedy Geethanjali had actor Anjali in the title role. The film was a hit following which there are plans to make a sequel to it. According to reports, Anjali has bagged the main lead role once again.
The sequel will be bankrolled by Kona Venkatâ€™s production company Kona Film Corporation (KFC) in association with MVV Cinema. Reports are that an Indian American will be wielding the megaphone for this venture. Details regarding the rest of the star cast and crew are expected to be out soon.
Geethanjali, a horror-comedy, was out at the theatres in the year 2014 to good reviews. The film was directed by Raj Kiran who had written the story as well. The screenplay and dialogues were by the popular director Kona Venkat, who was also the joint producer of the film.
While Anjali played dual roles Anjali and Ushanjali in Geethanjali, the star cast also included Srinivasa Reddy, Anjali, Madhunandan, Harshvardhan Rane, Brahmanandam, Ali, Rao Ramesh, Satyam Rajesh, Shankar, CVL Narasimha Rao and Raghu Babu.
Praveen Lakkaraju has composed the music for this flick with Sai Sriram cranking the camera and Atkuri Teja editing it. Kona Venkat had presented the film with MVV Satyanarayana producing it under his banner MVV Pictures.
Geethanjali became a milestone in the career of Anjali and brought Kona Venkat good name after he parted with director Srinu Vaitla. The film was made on a budget of Rs 4 crores and it collected Rs 40 crores at the end of its four-week collections. Geethanjali won its lead star Anjali the prestigious Nandi Award for Best Actress.
Anjali is currently busy with a slew of films in Tamil and Telugu. She has Peranbu, Kaanbathu Poi, an untitled Vijay Sethupathi starrer, Nadodigal 2 in Tamil, the bilingual Lissa in Tamil and Telugu which is Indiaâ€™s First Stereoscopic 3D Film and another Telugu project Guntur Talkies 2 in her kitty.
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