In Premam, film buffs got to see Naga Chaitanya and Daggubati Venkatesh, the real-life maternal uncle-nephew, sharing the screen space for just one scene. Venkateshâ€™s cameo as DCP K Ramachandra, who played Vikram's uncle turned out to be the highlight of the film.
And now, they are all set to take it up one step further by playing maternal uncle-nephew full length in a film. To be directed by Bobby, who has films such as Sardaar and Jai Lava Kusa to his credit, the film will have Naga Chaitanya and Daggubati Venkatesh play the lead roles.
The yet to be titled film is currently said to be in the pre-production stage and the director is working on assembling his star cast and crew.It might be a village-based film with Venkatesh playing Naga Chaitanyaâ€™s maternal uncle.
In the meantime, Chai and Venkatesh will be completing their current projects on hands. While Venkatesh has Aata Naade Veta Naade and the remake of the Tamil blockbuster Vikram Vedha, Naga Chaitanya has Savyasachi and Sailaja Reddy Alludu in his kitty in different stages of production.
Interestingly, in the Vikram Vedha remake, Venky will be sharing the screen space with his other nephew Rana Daggubati. Aata Naade Veta Naade is directed by Teja and went on the floors few weeks earlier.
Naga Chaitanyaâ€™s Savyasachi is directed by Chandoo Mondeti and has Madhavan in a pivotal role with Nidhi Agarwal as the heroine. In Sailaja Reddy Alludu, Naga Chaitanya is paired opposite Anu Emmanuel. Ramya Krishnan will be seen playing a significant role in it. The film is being directed by Maruti Dasari and produced under the banner Sithara Entertainments.
Chai and Sam inking a deal to play the lead pair in the Shiva Nirvana directorial, which will go on to the floors soon. The director is known for directing the hit movie Ninnu Kori. The film had Nani, Niveda Thomas and Aadhi Pinisetty in the star cast and its box office collections was approximately Rs 46 crores.
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