The stage was set ablaze, and hearts filled with excitement as the stars aligned for a cinematic extravaganza like no other. The grand pre-release event of “Thurum Khanlu,” produced by the visionary Asif Jani and directed by the promising Shiva Kalyan, unfolded in all its glory at SVIT College, Secunderabad, on the evening of August 31.The renowned Bollywood luminary and the ‘Real Hero’ himself, Sonu Sood, graced the occasion as the chief guest, adding an irreplaceable touch of stardom to the proceedings. Joining him in the celebration were esteemed guests Amberpet Shankar, Chikoti Praveen, Chinna Srisailam Yadav, and many more.
“Thurum Khanlu” embarked on its filmmaking journey as a humble village revenge comedy, rooted in the captivating Mahbubnagar slang. After meticulous dedication and tireless efforts, the film is all set to take the global stage on September 8.
Producer Bekkam Venugopal, expressing his heartfelt gratitude to Sonu Sood for his unwavering support, acknowledged the challenges of launching a short film in today’s competitive landscape. Director Shiva Kalyan received accolades for weaving an engaging narrative despite being a newcomer. Venugopal commended Kalyan for his triumph in bringing together a fresh ensemble and confidently predicted the film’s massive success.
Lead actor Sriram Nimmala, a fervent admirer of Sonu Sood since his school days, shared a touching moment. He recalled being bedridden with a fever of 103 degrees while watching Sonu’s movie “Arundhathi.” Today, he stood beside his childhood hero with a heart full of gratitude for Sonu’s presence as the chief guest of “Thurum Khanlu,” in which Sriram plays the hero.
Sonu Sood, hailed as the “Real Thurum Khan of India,” humbly acknowledged the pivotal roles played by his father, his friend Bablu, and the film’s director, Shiva Kalyan, in shaping his life. He emphasized that a star-studded cast was not necessary to elicit laughter and entertainment, expressing his belief that “Thurum Khanlu” would captivate audiences for two and a half hours with its humour.
Director Shiva Kalyan unveiled the film’s intriguing premise, revolving around three characters named Vishnu, Ishwara, and Brahma in the picturesque village of Tupakulagudem, drawing inspiration from the formidable Puranas. Producer Asif Jani was recognized for his unwavering dedication, without which this celebratory week would not be possible.
MD Asif Jani, the film’s producer, highlighted the need for the original Thurum Khan, Sonu Sood, to champion this cinematic gem. In a heartfelt gesture, he extended his gratitude to everyone present, with a special mention of Sonu Sood.
Income Tax Commissioner Jeevan Lal of Telangana-Andhra Pradesh praised “Thurum Khanlu,” predicting that one viewing would never be enough. He commended Director Shiva Kalyan for unveiling a new dimension of humour, unlike anything seen before.
Sonu Sood, with his infectious charisma, expressed his blessings for “Thurum Khanlu,” affirming its potential to become a 500 crore grosser. He extended his heartfelt gratitude to the Telugu audience, revealing his deep-rooted affection for Telugu cinema.
In the words of the “Real Hero” Sonu Sood, “Thurum Khanlu” is just the beginning, with plans for Part 2 and Part 3 already in the pipeline. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the magic of Telugu cinema, a realm where love, discipline, and entertainment converge to create unforgettable moments.
As the film’s release date draws near, another lead roles Avinash and Aishwarya extend their heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to this cinematic masterpiece. Mark your calendars and prepare for a cinematic experience like no other when “Thurum Khanlu” hits theaters on September 8.
Cast: Nimmala Sriram, Devaraj Palamur, Avinash Chaudhary, Aishwarya Ullingala, Puli Seetha, Vijaya, Sriyanka etc.
Written-Directed by: N Shiva Kalyan
Producer: MD Asif Jani
Editor: Nageswara Reddy Bonthala
Cinematographer: Ambati Charan
Music Directors: Vinod Manawan, Akhilesh Gogu, Rian.
Effects: Venkata Srikanth
Mixing : Santhosh Kumar
Production Head: Rajini Kanth, Shiva Nagireddy Palli
Executive Producer: Devraj Palamur
Art Director: Remo Venkatesh
Co-Producer: K. Kalyan Rao
PRO: Harish, Dinesh