After delivering Sankranthi winner F2 Fun and Frustration, Venkatesh Daggubati joined his hands with KS Ravindra alias Bobby for a film Venky Mama which also has Naga Chaitanya in the lead role. After Premam, this is the first time, both Naga Chaitanya and Venkatesh are working together. The entire shoot of the film has been wrapped up and currently Venky Mama is in post production stage. Recently during the media interaction, Suresh Babu has confirmed that Venky Mama will be released on 13th December on the occasion of Venkatesh’ birthday. Now Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya’ remuneration for Venky Mama has become the hot topic of discussion in the film circle.
Generally Venkatesh used to take Rs 5 Cr remuneration for a movie, it is produced by any outside producer but this time for Venky Mama, which is bankrolled by Suresh Babu, Venkatesh is said to have pocketed only half of that. On the other side, Naga Chaitanya has received Rs 1.75 crores remuneration. The sources close to the film unit revealed that both the heroes- Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya have cut down their remuneration to a half for Venky Mama.
Directed by KS Ravindra , produced by Suresh Babuunder Suresh Productions banner and it has the music by S Thaman. Venky Mama has Raashi Khanna and Payal Rajput in the female lead roles. On 23rd November on the occasion of Naga Chaitanya’ birthday, the makers of ‘Venky Mama’ released a special teaser, and revealed the look of Naga Chaitanya as an Army Man.
On the other hand, Naga Chaitanya is also busy in his romantic drama NC19, which is helmed by Happy days and Fidaa fame Sekhar Kammula. The film NC19 has Sai Pallavi in the female lead. Venkatesh will be next seen in Asuran remake, which will be helmed by Srikanth Addala.