Victory Venkatesh starrer Chanti has completed 25 years yesterday as it was released on 10th January 1992. It is one of the most memorable one in Venkatesh’s filmy career. His wonderful performance, comedy timing and action sequences impressed everyone. Venkatesh shared his happiness and posted on the wall of micro-blogging page. He wrote,” #25YearsForChanti A risky but confident choice that Venky made which turned into an Industry Hit.”
Chanti was remake of Tamil movie ‘Chinna Thambi’, directed by Ravi Raja Pinisetty and bankrolled by KS Rama Rao on Creative commercial whereas the music was scored by Ilayaraja. Actress Meena played the female lead role. It was musical blockbuster and it was the first movie to cross 100 days in more than 40 theaters which was a record that time. Later it was remade in Hindi as ‘Anari’ with Venkatesh and Karishma Kapoor and its Kannada version was titled as ‘Ramachaari’.