s
Nidhi Land
   Matrimonial |  Properties |  Jobs |  Classifieds |  Ask Doctor |  Live TV |  Cartoon |  Sponsored Greetings |  Astrology  |   Red Chillies |  Tips for life |  Tribute |  Debate




      Search in

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 11:41:35 AM (IST)  

Don't look down on Telugu Film Industry: Krishna DK

Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS): The Telugu film industry is as big as Bollywood and should not be looked down upon, says filmmaker Krishna DK, who has co-directed Hindi films such as "99" and "Shor in the City" and is now all set to release his maiden Telugu crime-comedy "D for Dopidi".

"The bridge between Bollywood and Telugu film industry is growing stronger day by day with many Telugu films being remade in Hindi and vice versa. This only proves that the Telugu film industry can't be looked down upon but needs to be treated on a par with Bollywood," Krishna told IANS.

"Since some stories suit only a particular section of the audience, films tend to get made in Hindi, Telugu or any other language. Our new film will be apt for Telugu audiences and hence we're making it in Telugu," said Krishna.

Krishna is co-producing "D for Dopidi" with Raj Nidimoru, with whom he has directed all his films.

Asked why he was shifting from Hindi to Telugu, he said: "Since I'm from Andhra Pradesh, I always wanted to make a film in Telugu. In fact, Raj and I were supposed to direct this film, but unfortunately we had other commitments. We intend to direct a Telugu film soon."

Suraj Kalla has directed the film, which stars Varun Sandesh, Sundeep Kishan, Naveen, Rakesh, Melanie and Tanikella Bharani.

"It's the story of four ordinary youngsters from different walks of life whose lives are suddenly changed when they resort to crime," he said.

The film, which was shot completely in Hyderabad over a course of 45 days, is currently under post-production. It is likely to release towards the end of January 2013.

Krishna feels promotional standards used in Bollywood and Tollywood may differ but not the approach per se.

"We're promoting our film based on a gut feeling, which is based on what we've learnt from Bollywood. The promotional standards differ from one language to another but not the approach on the whole. We shot a promotional music video, which we believe is a relatively new concept in Telugu, and it helped us strike a chord with our audience," he added.

Is this film also based on true events like "99" and "Shor in the City"?

" '99' was based on true events, but the story was fictionalised, whereas 'Shor...' was based on true stories published in newspaper articles. However, 'D for Dopidi' is a full-length fictional comedy about real people like you and I, whose lives are changed due to a situation," Krishna said.

Asked why he preferred working with an ensemble cast, he said: "When you work with a single actor, one tends to get only one point of view of the story. Having multiple stars helps in seeing a film from different perspectives."



Stay updated wherever you go with Daijiworld.com and Daijiworld 24X7 tv channel mobile apps.
CLICK HERE to download it for your device.
(available on Android and IOS)
 
Print this Article
Email this article to your friend
 
 
Write your Comments
 
News Title Don't look down on Telugu Film Industry: Krishna DK
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
[Please limit your comments within 2000 characters]

You have characters left.
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.
 
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
 
 
Published by Daijiworld Media Pvt Ltd Mangalore
Editor-in-chief : Walter Nandalike


Corporate Office :
Daijiworld Residency,
Airport Road, Bondel Post,
Mangalore - 575 008
Karnataka India
Telephone : +91-824-2982023
City Office :
First Floor,
Divya Deepa Arcade,
Bendorewell, Kankanady,
Mangalore - 575 002
Karnataka India
Telephone : +91-824-4259372
e-mail   General enquiry: office@daijiworld.com, News & Info : news@daijiworld.com

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | About Us
Copyright ©2001 - 2014. All rights reserved.
Our Franchise Offices
Kishoo Enterprises, Maithri Complex, 3rd Floor,
Udupi Service Bus Stand, Udupi, Karnataka. Pin 576101
Telephone : 0091-820-4295571
e-mail : udupi@daijiworld.com
Daijiworld Middle East FZE
P.O.Box: 84772, Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971-50-6597629  Fax: 971-4-2639207
Email: dubai@daijiworld.com
There has been a database error. Technical Support has already been notified. You will be informed when this issue is resolved. Thank you for your patience!