Actor Rahul Ravindran made his debut as a director with Chi La Sow last year and the film went on to become a big hit. After all these months, this film caught the attention of cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle, who happened to catch it on a long flight. Harsha took to Twitter to tweet: “By the way, I saw a Telugu movie after a long time. #ChiLaSow. Had subtitles but could follow it nonetheless. Nice movie.”
By the way, I saw a Telugu movie after a long time. #ChiLaSow. Had sub- titles but could follow it nonetheless. Nice movie.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) May 22, 2019
To this, director Rahul replied, “Whoa! This made my day! Thank you Harsha...been a huge admirer. This means the world to me!”
Whoa! This made my day! Thank you Harsha... been a huge admirer. This means the world to me!https://t.co/B78kxOAHri— Rahul Ravindran (@23_rahulr) May 22, 2019
Singer Chinmayi, Rahul’s wife, replied, “Ohhhh yaaayyyyyy.” Chi La Sow’s hero, Sushant tweeted, “Thank You so much Sir! This means so much to us! #ChiLaSow.”
Chi La Sow is a breezy romantic entertainer that had Sushanth and Ruhani Sharma in the lead roles. The star cast of the movie also included Rohini, Anu Haasan, Vennela Kishore, Rahul Ramakrishnan, Sanjay Swaroop, and Vidyulekha Raman. The technical crew of the film comprised Prashanth R Vihari for composing music and M Sukumar for cranking the camera. Chi La Sow hit the marquee on August 3 last year and did well at the box office.
Rahul Ravindran is currently wielding the megaphone for the Nagarjuna starrer Manmadhudu 2. Reports are that a major portion of the film is being shot in Europe. Bankrolled jointly by Nag’s Manam Enterprises and Anandi Art Creations, Manmadhudu 2 has music by Chintan Bharadwaj. The film’s star cast comprises Rakul Preet Singh as the female lead with Vennela Kishore, Lakshmi, Devadarshini, Rao Ramesh and Jhansi in supporting roles.
On Nag choosing Rahul Ravindran to direct the sequel, we hear that the actor-turned-director impressed the with his debut flick Chi La Sow that it fetched him the opportunity to don the director’s robes for Manmadhudu 2.
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