Chiranjeevi is once again allured by the, cameras, lights as he is clear that he desires to do more movies than stay in politics.
Chiranjeevi is all fixed to release his 150th movie Khaidi No.150, on 11th January. The actor approved to do this movie, a remake of the Tamil movie, Katthi, only after riddling through numerous scripts. “Of course, I heard numerous subjects, but I wish to do a message-oriented movie. We altered few scenes for the Telugu version, concentrating more on the farmers’ concerns,” clarifies Chiranjeevi.
His last movie, Shankardada Zindabad, was way back in the year 2007. Did he remorse not doing movies all these years? “No, never,” quips the veteran hero. “I had merged with politics. Currently that the Congress is in vacuum in AP, I want to emphasis on movies,” he clarifies, saying that there were 2 or 3 movie directors already roped in.
“Surender Reddy is coming up with a diverse subject and Boyapati Srinivas wishes to direct my 152nd movie. Uyyala Narasimha Reddy is ready. I am also doing TV show in Maa TV Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu,” enlarges the actor.
“The gap has really given me more forte and enthusiasm,” he says.
Directing towards the controversies, when his bro Naga Babu criticized Ram Gopal Varma and author Yandamuri Veerendranath, Chiranjeevi desists from remarking on it. “Nagababu was upset and he spoke about it. I do not wish to remark on that issue,” he speaks, approving that RGV is a good friend of his.
For his character in the movie, he got back into shape with a strict diet. “Really, Ram Charan had taken care of my diet as he would always offer me proteins, milk shakes and other essential things, which aided me get my body in shape,” speaks Chiranjeevi.
Mentioning to the first day records and box-office collections, Chiranjeevi says he never worries. “Though you believe it or not, once the movie is complete, I simply come out of it. I never deliberate collections,” he speaks, emphasizing that he only effort on performance.
Why is it that though Hindi actors are selecting to play roles closer to their age, the Telugu industry is seeing somewhat completely different? “We are also altering and I am ready to depict diverse kind of roles if somebody comes up with a good subject,” he confesses.
Directing away to upholding healthy competition with generations, the actor replicates, “I am always sociable with all the actors. I went to the muhurat of Balakrishna’s 100th movie and coveted him luck. I am pleased that my son Charan, too, is upholding the similar relation as he celebrated the New Year with Mahesh Babu in Switzerland,” closes the megastar.