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NTR30: Jr NTR, Janhvi Kapoor’s pan-Indian film commences; SS Rajamouli, Prashanth Neel grace launch ceremony

Several celebs from the Telugu film industry gathered to wish the NTR30 team at the launch event

NTR30: Jr NTR, Janhvi Kapoor’s pan-Indian film commences; SS Rajamouli, Prashanth Neel grace launch ceremony
At the launch ceremony

Last Updated: 11.49 AM, Mar 23, 2023


RRR star Jr NTR’s long-delayed upcoming film, tentatively titled NTR30, finally commenced in Hyderabad on Thursday amidst the presence of who’s who from the Telugu film industry. Jr NTR and Janhvi Kapoor pair up for the action entertainer directed by Koratala Siva. The film is jointly produced by Nandamuri Kalyan Ram under NTR Arts in collaboration with Yuvasudha Arts.

Beyond the leads, several notable members from the cast and crew were present at the event including actor-producer Kalyan Ram, cinematographer Rathnavelu, editor Sreekar Prasad, composer Anirudh Ravichander and production designer Sabu Cyril. Prakash Raj and Srikanth too participated in the launch and are expected to play crucial roles in the film.

Directors SS Rajamouli, Prashanth Neel were the chief guests at the launch. While SS Rajamouli sounded the clapboard, Prashanth Neel directed the first shot filmed on Jr NTR and Janhvi. Shyam Prasad honorarily handed over the script to the team. Other big names who attended the event included producers (Mythri Movie Makers) Y Ravi Shankar, Dil Raju, Shyam Prasad Reddy, Bvsn Prasad, S Naga Vamsi, former critic Rajeev Masand, to name a few.

NTR30 is expected to be a high on VFX and special effects, as confirmed by noted VFX supervisor Yugandhar at the launch event. The team will be collaborating with some of the biggest studios in the globe and set a new standard for VFX in Indian cinema, he added. The earlier promos suggested that the film will be a redemption saga that will unfold amidst a sea backdrop.

Sudhakar Mikkilineni and Harikrishna K are bankrolling the film. The team took a lot of time for the pre-preproduction, while also revising the script. After this project, Jr NTR will move onto Prashanth Neel’s actioner, to be produced by Mythri Movie Makers. While the sequel for RRR is in the works, there’s no official confirmation about its commencement.

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