The first installment of the horror comedy Raju Gari Gadhi was released in the year 2015. The film, directed by Ohmkar, had Ashwin Babu and Dhanya Balakrishna in the lead roles with Chethan Cheenu, Posani Krishna Murali, Dhanraj, Rajiv Kanakala and Vidyullekha Raman in supporting roles. Following its success at the box office, the director went on to wield the megaphone for Raju Gari Gadhi 2, which hit the marquee in 2017.
This film was again directed by Ohmkar with Prasad V Potluri bankrolling it under the banners PVP Cinema, Matinee Entertainments & OAK Entertainments. While the story has been written jointly by Ohmkar and Ranjith Sankar, Ohmkar had written the screenplay and Abburi Ravi had penned the dialogues.
Starring Nagarjuna Akkineni in the lead role, the film has Samantha Akkineni playing the ghost. The star cast also includes Seerat Kapoor, Ashwin Babu, Rao Ramesh, Vennela Kishore, Praveen, Nandu, Shakalaka Shankar, Naresh and Avinash.
S Thaman has composed music for Raju Gari Gadhi 2 and the cinematography has been handled by R. Diwakaran with Madhu editing it.
According to latest reports, director Ohmkar has set the ball rolling for Raju Gari Gadhi 3. He is reportedly in talks with Tamannaah to play the lead role in the film. Sources in the know say that the actor is impressed with the script and has given her nod. However, she is yet to work out on her dates as she has too many projects lined up needing her attention.
Tamannaah currently has the Tamil movie Devi 2, directed by AL Vijay gearing up for release. She is also part of the magnum opus Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, in which she will be sharing the screen space with mega star Chiranjeevi, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and others.
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