Manchu Lakshmi, a well-known actor, producer and television host, produced and acted in Dongaata which released on May 8, 2015. It’s over two-and-half years since she produced or starred in a feature film. And here comes an announcement from the lady about her next. Titled as W/o Ram, the film will be directed by debutante Vijay Yelakanti. The director is an erstwhile associate of ace filmmaker SS Rajamouli.
Announcing her next, Lakshmi Manchu tweeted, “As promised, here it is! W/O RAM, title of my next. She’s coming your way, be ready to witness her story. In theatres, this Summer 2018.”
The 24-second teaser shows a First Information Report with the signature W/o Ram. Touted to be a thriller, we hear that Lakshmi will be seen in a never-seen-before avatar. Raghu Dixit, a popular folk fusion artiste, who also composed music for Chef, will be the music composer for the flick.
The film is jointly produced by Manchu Entertainments along with People Media Factory. The exact date of release is expected to be announced soon. According to the film’s director Vijay Yelakanti, the shooting has been wrapped up and the film is in the post-production mode.
On Lakshmi Manchu’s role, he is reported to have said that she plays someone who believes in lies and gets into trouble due to that. Being a woman-centric film, Lakshmi will be seen doing this kind of a role for the first time in her career.
Lakshmi Manchu made her acting debut with the English movie The Ode in 2008 and has acted in several movies including Dead Air, Anaganaga O Dheerudu, Department, Kadal, Gundello Godari. She has acted in Telugu, English, Tamil, and Hindi movies so far in her career.