The directorial venture of National award-winning actress and filmmaker Revathy, Salaam Venky, features Kajol and Vishal Jethwa in leading roles, and releases on December 9, 2022.
The much-awaited trailer of Kajol-starrer Salaam Venky was launched at an event in Mumbai on Children’s Day (November 14). The film is based on a truly incredible story of a mother, who fights against every challenge her son's faces and helps him live life to the fullest, that celebrates life.
Directed by Revathy, the trailer of Salaam Venky showcases Kajol as a mother and actor Vishal Jethwa as Venkatesh aka Venky in central roles. The film shows how both of them share a very special mother-son bond despite the very difficult circumstances they live in. The trailer also reveals that young Venky has a deteriorating health condition but aims to fulfill all his dreams regardless of his situation.
Talking about the film, actor and filmmaker Revathy called Salaam Venky a project that is 'extremely close to her heart'.
She said, "I’ve always believed that mothers are real heroes and through Salaam Venky, it’s my absolute pleasure to be able to tell this incredible true story of a similar mother and her unconditional love for her son."
Kajol, who is playing the mother to a son terminally ill son, shared how she felt fortunate to portray a character like hers on the big screen.
Kajol said, "I feel I am very fortunate to play the role of Sujata in Salaam Venky and also be directed by Revathy. Since the day I heard about the idea of the film, it touched my heart too deeply."
The actress also mentioned that since the beginning she 'definitely' wanted to be part of such a wonderful story.
The producer of the film Suuraj Sinngh expressed his gratitude for working with two very prominent and successful women in showbiz, Kajol and Revathy, who are the leading ladies of the project.
Suuraj said, “It was a wonderful experience to be associated with Kajol and Revathy ma'am. We are truly blessed that we are able to deliver such a beautiful and powerful story to the audience."
As the story of the film intended to celebrate life against all odds, the producer believes that Salaam Venky is a tale that will touch millions of hearts.
Adding to what was said earlier by Surraj, co-producer Shraddha said, "Salaam Venky is an extremely special project for all of us. We have made this film with love. We really hope the audience receives it with open arms and showers it with love and support."
The makers count it as 'a privilege' to work with Kajol and Revathy on the film.
Apart from Kajol and Vishal Jethwa, the film also stars Rahul Bose, Rajeev Khandelwal, Prakash Raj and Ahana Kumra in pivotal roles.
Presented by Connekkt Media and produced by Suuraj Sinngh, Shraddha Agrawal, and Varsha Kukreja, under the banner BLIVE Productions and RTAKE Studios, Salaam Venky is releasing on December 9, 2022.