Actor Priyamani calls herself a “hardened fan” of Manju Warrier and to step into her footwear in, which is the Telugu remake of Tamil hit Asuran, was a giant deal for her. “I’m a giant Manju ‘chechi’ fan. She is likely one of the most interesting actors we now have in our nation at present. I’ve seen loads of her movies in Malayalam. And to see her in one other language and portraying the character as effortlessly as all the time was a visible deal with for me personally. Even when I had managed to carry out 2 or 5 per cent of what she had executed, I’d be very pleased,” Priyamani instructed .
She additionally acknowledged that her efficiency shall be in contrast with Manju’s. “As a fan, I can positively say that there is no such thing as a match for her. That mentioned, I’ve introduced my very own contact to the character. The comparisons shall be there. However, that’s okay,” she added. Narappa premiered on Amazon Prime Video on July 20.
Priyamani has performed the function known as Sundaramma, who’s the spouse of Narappa, performed by Venkatesh within the movie. It’s not the primary time she is enjoying a headstrong lady in a rural backdrop. Nonetheless, she famous that her efficiency on this movie shall be a type of a shock for the viewers of Telugu cinema. “It’s for the primary time, I’m doing such a job in Telugu. I took up it as a problem as a result of the Telugu viewers has not seen me in such a uncooked and rustic character earlier than. I needed to point out my different aspect to them,” she added.
Filmmaker Srikanth Addala has written and directed the Telugu remake. Whereas many might imagine doing a remake is a straightforward job, Priyamani argues in any other case. She properly identified retaining the curiosity of the viewers in a remake was the most important problem of all. “To seize the viewers’s thoughts, which tends to get lost (from the film) as a result of they assume they’ve already seen this they usually know what this movie is all about. To see that they get glued to the movie is a giant problem,” she mentioned. And she or he mentioned the opposite problem was “to maintain the essence of the film the identical.”
Srikanth has remained completely trustworthy to director Vetri Maaran’s imaginative and prescient for the fabric. Narappa is nearly a scene-by-scene remake of Asuran. “It’s a problem to remake a movie, which all people has seen. However, I nonetheless consider this movie shall be a brand new expertise for individuals who haven’t seen the unique,” Priyamani mentioned.
In Narappa, Venkatesh reprises the function that helpedbag his second Nationwide Award for appearing. “Will probably be a visible deal with for hard-core Venky followers,” Priyamani promised.
Apart from Venkatesh and Priyamani, the movie additionally stars Karthik Ratnam, Rao Ramesh, and Rajeev Kanakala amongst others.