Sai Pallavi, who plays the female lead in the film, has managed to strike a chord with the Telugu audience through her film ‘Fidaa’.

Why Athiran is being dubbed in Telugu
Flix Mollywood Sunday, July 07, 2019 - 14:18

Sai Pallavi managed to strike a chord with the Telugu audience with her debut film Fidaa. It went on to become a huge hit with the collections soaring at the box office. In order to cash in on the popularity of the actor, the makers of the Malayalam movie Athiran – in which Sai Pallavi played the female lead -- are planning to dub the film in Telugu.

Directed by debutant Vivek, Athiran’s technical crew includes music director Jayahari for soundtrack and Ghibran to score the background music while Anu Moothedath cranked the camera and Ayoob Khan is did the editing. It is a psychological thriller with its backdrop being a psychiatric hospital in Ooty. 

In the Malayalam version, Fahadh Faasil who plays the male lead in the film introduces himself as a doctor coming to a mental health centre in a remote green place, that’s not named. Sai Pallavi is one of the inmates.

Read: ‘Athiran’ review: Sai Pallavi and Fahadh Faasil are brilliant in this scary thriller

Sai Pallavi recently inked the deal to star in the Telugu flick Virata Parvam 1992 in which she will be sharing screen space with Rana Daggubati. The official launch of Virata Parvam 1992 happened recently with veteran actor Venkatesh sounding the clapboard and the Addanki MLA Gottipati Ravi switching on the camera.

According to reports, Virata Parvam 1992 will be a romance film, but will also have a lot of action and politics included to make the narration interesting. The film has Rana Daggubati playing a cop while Sai Pallavi will be seen as a naxalite in love with the cop. The film is directed by Venu Udugula of Naadi Needi Oke Kadha fame.  Tabu, Priyamani, Eswari Rao and Zareena Wahab have been roped in to play supporting roles in it. 

Virata Parvam 1992 is bankrolled by Rana’s father Suresh Babu Daggubati in association with Sudhakar Cherukuri. Suresh Bobbili has been roped in to compose music for this flick.

(Content provided by Digital Native)

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