Dr Sridhar Raju Yerra, Dr Talla Ravi and Dr TPR are jointly coming up with their first production ‘Mera Bharath Mahan’. Akhil Karthik and Priyanka Sharma are playing hero and heroine respectively. The shooting of the film has been started at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad on November 29. Prominent director B Gopal graced the event as chief guest and sounded the clap board, while lyricist Chandrabose switched on the camera for the muhurat shot. Renowned director Sagar has directed the first scene. Later the film unit has arranged press meet.
Producer Dr Sridhar Raju Yerra said, “We three friends are jointly producing ‘Mera Bharath Mahan’ as a message oriented film blended with commercial and contemporary elements. Bharath garu, who made films with social elements in the past, is directing this film.”
One of the producers of the film, Dr Talla Ravi said, “Youth should actively participate in the nation building. Youth must eradicate problems in the society. ‘Mera Bharath Mahan’ is being made in such a way to bring awareness in youth. The film will also have all elements which will impress all sects of audience.”
Producer Dr TPR said, “The film will have entertaining elements along with message to the youth. The present situations need this kind of films. The film will have a love story as well. We wish and hope audience will encourage our first attempt.”
Hero Akhil Karthik said, “The film has a useful story to the nation. I am thankful to the director and producers for giving me the opportunity to act in ‘Mera Bharath Mahan’.”
Heroine Priyanka Sharma shared, “I am very excited that I got the opportunity to play female in a distinct film.”
“The film is being on the present problems in the society. It deals with contemporary issues. ‘Mera Bharath Mahan’ will also have commercial elements,” said dialogue writer Yerramsetti Sai.
Addressing the gathering, director Bharath said, “Dr Sridhar, who is a psychiatrist by profession, has readied a wonderful script. He started a banner ‘Pradha Productions’ along with his friends and while they are in the idea of producing this message oriented film, my friend Sambesh has introduced me to them. They confirmed me as the film’s director in the first sitting itself. The film will be in the lines of ‘Bharateeyudu’, ‘Aparichitudu’ and ‘Tagore’. It’s like a challenging job for me. As the producers of this film are doctors, they have perfect knowledge on society. We are trying our best to present each and everything, right from banner to title and caption, in an innovative way. Yerramsetti Sai garu has written powerful dialogues. A star hero is playing a major role in the film. We will soon announce who the actor is. The film will have all elements which a commercial film needs. The love story blended in the film will impress everyone. The concept of the film is education and medicine must be available to everyone and then the society will be developed. We are not going to make this film against any government. We just projecting some flaws in the present system. We are planning to shoot two songs in Kerala and after that move to Warangal for 25 days schedule. Remaining part will be filmed in Hyderabad. We are planning to bring the film to audience in April, 2018.”