Director Vi Anand made his directorial debut with Hrudayam Ekkada Unnadi and has directed Appuchi Gramam in Tamil, Tiger, Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada and Okka Kshanam. Of this, the last two are hit movies and the director is now looking forward to score a hat-trick.
According to sources, Vi Anand, during the making of Okka Kshanam had the opportunity to narrate the one-liner of a story to Allu Arjun and the star had given his go ahead to Vi Anand to come up with the full script so that he could decide on it. The director is working on it and is confident that the final script would impress the star.
Incidentally, Okka Kshanam, which hit the silver screens late last year, got good reviews and was a box office success. The film starred Allu Sirish in the lead role with Surbhi and Seerat Kapoor playing the female leads. During the course of the shooting of this film, Vi Anand had narrated the one-liner to Allu Arjun.
Meanwhile, Allu Arjun is busy with his upcoming film Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India in which he plays the title role. The film will mark the directorial debut of ace writer Vakkantham Vamsi. In Naa Peru Surya, Allu Arjun is paired opposite Anu Emmanuel and the star cast also includes Arjun Sarja and R Sarathkumar in pivotal roles.
Vishal - Shekhar have composed music for the album. The first single, Sainik, which released on Republic Day, has turned out to be a chartbuster already. Rajeev Ravi is cranking the camera for Naa Peru Surya and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao is the editor. The film is gearing up for release on April 27 to cash in on the summer vacation season. Naa Peru Surya is being bankrolled by Sirisha Lagadapati, Sridhar Lagadapati, Bunny Vasu and K Nagendra Babu under the banner Ramalakshmi Cine Creations.