Sumanth Shailendra, Megha Akash too play pivotal roles in the film directed by Lankaa Sasidhar
Last Updated: 05.58 PM, Aug 11, 2022
Varalaxmi Sarathkumar’s dream run is continuing in Telugu cinema and she has given her nod to another project titled Kanaka Durga. She plays the titular role in the film produced and directed by Lankaa Sasidhar. Megha Aaksh and Sumanth Shailendra play pivotal roles in the project presented by Lanka Phanidharr. The film was formally launched today in Hyderabad with a pooja ceremony.
Kanaka Durga, a devotional film with a twist, is also a thriller and will release in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi languages. Producers Ambika Krishna, D.S. Rao, Murali Mohan, Gopi Achanta, Damodhar Prasad, Pradeep Joshi and others graced the event. Murali Mohan, who also plays a key role in the film, wished the best for the team.
The director, producer Lankaa Sasidhar thanked his family for being a constant source of support in his career. The film promises to be a potpourri of romance, devotion and entertainment and will have extensive CG/VFX work. The film will be shot in Hyderabad, Vijayawada and other locations. Sumanth Shailendra, had shot to fame with the Maruthi production Brand Babu.
Sumanth Shailendra, at the launch event, shared that he loved the story and the script of Kanaka Durga. He expressed his happiness to be teaming up with Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Megha Akash. The latter said she liked her character in the film and immediately said yes to it. “I’m very happy to be part of this film and looking forward to the shoot.”
Naresh Amaraneni, who wrote the story and screenplay mentioned that the story of Kanaka Durga is very unique. “It's a devotional film with abundant entertainment and audiences will love the plot. Varalaxmi said yes to the film immediately after narration.” Srichit Vijayan Damodar cranks the camera for the film while Sam K Prasan is the music director.