Srikanth Nagothi is the director of Month of Madhu, while Kshanam fame Ravikanth Perepu is the editor
Naveen Chandra, who has had a great year at the movies, was seen in three films across two languages. While Veera Simha Reddy (Disney+ Hotstar) was a raging success at the box office this Sankranthi, Naveen won over critics with the relationship drama Month of Madhu (aha) and stunned Tamil audiences through his portrayal of a cop in Karthik Subbaraj’s Jigarthanda Double X (Netflix).
Despite its niche theme, Month of Madhu also had a decent run in theatres and received glowing reviews from netizens on social media upon its digital premiere on aha, breaking several OTT viewership records. Now, the makers have confirmed that Month of Madhu is streaming on the leading OTT platform Amazon Prime Video. This is fine news for the team and is certain to widen the film’s reach globally.
“If you've ever loved someone, this is a movie you will love. Watch #MonthOfMadhu today. Now streaming on @PrimeVideoIN,” the production house tweeted. Month of Madhu was produced by Yaswanth Mulukutla under Krishiv Productions and Handpicked Stories. The producer, Naveen Chandra, editor Ravikanth Perepu, Viva Harsha, Achu Rajamani earlier collaborated for Bhanumathi & Ramakrishna.
Swathi Reddy, who was seen in Panchathantram last year, played the female lead while Shreya Navile also had a crucial role. Other actors in the film included Manjula Ghattamaneni, Gnaneswari Kandregula, Raja Chembolu, Raja Ravindra, Rudra Raghav, Ruchita Sadineni, Mourya Siddavaram and Kancherapalem Kishore. Rajeev Dharavath cranked the camera for the drama which had lyrics by Krishna Kanth.
Month of Madhu revolves around the lives of two Madhus - Madhumathi and Madhusudan Rao. The former is an NRI girl who’s curious to explore love and her home country, Madhusudan is frustrated with his reality and a failed marriage. The film does a fine job in addressing aspects like desire, self-love and tries to shun the stigma around divorce.