After making a successful stint as an anchor on small screen, Omkar is now desperate to make a mark for himself on silver screen as a director. He made his debut with Genius and after a brief gap, he is now coming up with a horror thriller, Raju Gari Gadhi, which will release on 22nd of this month. He shares some of his thoughts about the film with our Palli Batani correspondent. Here is the brief transcript.
What is Raju Gari Gadhi all about ?
Raju Gari Gadhi is a horror comedy with a lot of thrills and twists. Audience have to watch the film to know what is inside the ‘Raju Gari Gadhi’
Is the story a real incident or just concocted one ? Tell us briefly .
It is not a real incident. The story revolves around a mysterious bungalow located in Nandigam and those who try to explore the incidents behind the haunted place will die. Seven different persons reach the bungalow and the rest of the story is about the interesting incidents that happen to them.
What lessons have you learnt from your debut film Genius ?
Genius gave me complete satisfaction as a director but the film didn’t work commercially as we spent more than our initial budget. This time, we executed all our plans perfectly. Raju Gari Gadhi is quite different from Genius.
What are your expecting from this film ?
As said earlier, Genius didn’t work commercially but I am confident that Raju Gari Gadhi will be give me commercial success.
The trailer has increased the buzz on this film. Your thoughts on this ?
Yes, the trailer has raised the expectations on the film. We didn’t expect so much of positive response after the trailer release. We are happy that big production houses Varahi Chalana Chitram and AK Entertainment have come forward to release out film.
Tell us briefly about the artists in the film ?
The ensemble cast has done complete justice to their roles. Every character is very important and all the artists performed excelled very well. My brother Ashwin played one of the main leads in the film. He did a lot of hard work for this role.
What are the major highlights for Raju Gari Gadhi ?
Raju Gari Gadhi has a lot of thrills and twists. Entertainment is the key for this film. All sections of audience will love this film.
What are your future plans ?
I had already readied two scripts. One is s complete family entertainer and the other is the sequel to Raju Gari Gadhi. I will announce more details very soon.