The film is written and directed by the male lead Dhruva himself and had a theatrical release earlier this year
Last Updated: 06.41 AM, Sep 15, 2022
Kerosene, a crime thriller, starring newcomer Dhruva in the lead, had hit theatres earlier this year on June 17. Now, the film is gearing up for its OTT premiere. Telugu OTT platform aha acquired the rights of the thriller recently and will stream the film this weekend on September 16. Preethi Singh, Bhavana Manikandan play the female leads in the film that has story, screenplay, dialogues and direction by the male lead Dhruva himself.
Madhusudan Rao, Kancherapalem Raju, Sammeta Gandhi, Jeevan Kumar, Rama Rao Jadhav, Laxman Meesala, Laxmi Kanth Dev and Lavanya too play supporting roles in Kerosene. Deepthi Kondaveeti and Pruthivi Yadav had bankrolled the film under Big Hit Productions. The story of the film is about a no-nonsense cop Vaibhav in a small town trying to crack a high-profile case where culprits have a unique, mysterious modus operandi beneath their crimes.
The criminal(s) in the film burn victims with kerosene and leaves no possible evidence in the crime scene. Will the cop prove successful in nabbing him? Anantha Narayanan AG and Teja Kunuru are the music directors while Tejashwini Pasupuleti is the lyricist. B H P Audio had acquired the music rights. Vijay Bhaskar Saddala, Aayan Mouli and Ashok Dabbeeru are joint cinematographers with Gajjala Rakshith Kumar handling editing responsibilties. Naveen Daniel Noah is the art director.
aha, in the recent past, has been on a film acquisition spree, with their releases including Odela Railway Station, 7 Days 6 Nights, Mosagallu, Panchatantra Kathalu, Pellikuturu Party, to name a few. The streaming platform is trying to position itself as a go-to destination for quality medium-budget and small-scale films. The strategy is certainly beneficial for upcoming filmmakers, given they can be sure that their films will have a good audience in the digital medium.