Ram Gopal Varma directorial venture Officer starring Akkineni Nagarjuna is scheduled to hit the theaters on 1st June. According to the latest update, the makers have organized a grand pre release event that will take place on 28th May in N Convention Centre, Hyderabad. Entire Akkineni family and several bigwigs are expected to grace the event. The creative and talented film maker Sukumar who is currently enjoying the success of his recent directorial venture ‘Rangasthalam’, starring Mega Power Star Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni, has been invited as a chief guest for the pre release event.
The sources say that RGV personally called Sukumar and requested him to grace the pre release event of Officer. He had invited Baahubali film maker SS Rajamouli as the chief guest for his previous offering.
Nagarjuna is essaying the role of a fearless cop in the film. Myra Sareen is playing the female lead. The major part of the movie is shot in Mumbai. RGV recently took to social media and wrote, “The Story of Officer is based upon true life IPS officer K M Prasanna from Karnataka, who was appointed as the chief of a SIT (Special Investigation Team) to investigate a highly reputed cop in Mumbai. It’s the details that IPS officer K M Prasanna personally told me in 2010 that finally became the story of Officer. Nagarjuna is playing Mr Prasanna, who at present is the Additional Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch, Mumbai (sic).”
Feroz Abbasi, Sayaji Shinde and Ajay are playing the supporting roles in Officer. Ravi Shankar is the music director whereas the camera work has been done by Bharat Vyas N and Rahul Penumatsa. The editing is done by Anwar Ali and R. Kamal.
Nagarjuna was last seen in Horror comedy movie Raju Gari Gadhi 2, which was directed by Ohmkar and produced by Prasad V Potluri under PVP Cinema, Matinee Entertainments & OAK Entertainments banner. His daughter-in-law Samantha Akkineni also played important role in this drama.