CSI Sanatan, Rana Naidu and Anger Tales are the frontrunners among the theatrical and OTT releases
Here’s everything you need to know about Telugu films and OTT releases that merits your attention this weekend.
CSI Sanatan - March 10
Starring Aadi Saikumar, Misha Narang, Nandini Rai, Tarak Ponnappa and Ali Reza, CSI Sanatan is a thriller revolving around the murder of a high-profile industrialist. Aadi plays a crime scene investigator who leaves no stone unturned to find out the culprit. Directed by Sivashankar Dev, written by Chaganti Santaiah and produced by Ajay Srinivas under Chaganti Productions.
Puli - March 10
This is the Telugu dubbed version of Pathonpatham Noottandu, the Malayalam film that released in 2022, written and directed by Vinayan. The story, set in the 19th century backdrop of the Travancore region, tells the story of the real-life warrior Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker, who stood up for the lower castes against social injustices. Stars Siju Wilson, Kayadu Lohar, Anoop Menon and others.
Dochevaarevarura - March 11
Siva Nageswara Rao, a filmmaker known for his unusual comedies and entertainers like Money, Sisindri and Mr and Mrs Sailaja Krishnamurthy, is returning with a dark comedy Dochevaarevarura, starring Ajay Ghosh, Bithiri Sathi, Pranava Chandra, Malavika Satheesan in the lead. The film is produced by Boddu Koteswara Rao is a story revolving around crime and money.
Bad Trip (OTT) - Sony LIV - March 10
Ravi Varma, Archana Shastry, Giridhar, Chaitanya Krishna, Adrika Sharma, Prachi Thaker play the lead roles in the Telugu show directed by Krishna Kanth Mamidala, a former associate of Bejoy Nambiar and Nagesh Kukunoor. Produced by Mahi Illindra for Sony LIV, the web series revolves around a bunch of characters who resort to crime in a bid to get rich overnight.
Anger Tales (OTT) - Disney+ Hotstar - March 9
The show primarily revolves around four characters Ranga, Radha, Pooja, Giri, essayed by Venkatesh Maha, Bindu Madhavi, Madonna Sebastian and Phani Acharya respectively while other actors play roles integral to their lives. While Pooja is a happy-go-lucky homemmaker, Giri is in search of a job and Pooja is a modern-day girl facing a conflict in her marriage with Bhascker.
Mr Kalyan, Nede Vidudala - March 10
The action romance, Mr Kalyan, directed by Pandu, stars Maanyam Krishna, Archana , Raaj Vara, Sapthagiri, Dhanraj, Thagubothu Ramesh, Chitram Srinu in key roles. The other release, Nede Vidudala, is a story revolving around online film piracy and how the protagonist goes out all to trace the roots of the culprits. Written and Directed by Ram Reddy Pannala, it stars Asif Khan, Mouryani.
Rana Naidu (OTT) - Netflix - March 10
As the feuding father and son duo in the Netflix series, Rana Naidu brings together Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh Daggubati for the very first time.Rana Naidu, based on Ray Donovan is created by Karan Anshuman and produced by Sunder Aaron and Locomotive Global. Suparn S Varma and Karan Anshuman are the directors.