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Nani: ‘Can’t Do a Bollywood Film for the Sake of It, Has to Be Worth Pausing My Work in Telugu’

Nani: ‘Can’t Do a Bollywood Film for the Sake of It, Has to Be Worth Pausing My Work in Telugu’

Ghanta Naveen Babu, recognized professionally as Nani, is among the busiest stars in Telugu cinema. His newest launch, Shyam Singha Roy, was successful on OTT and in theatres. Nani performs the titular character of a Bengali revolutionary, reincarnated as an aspiring Telugu filmmaker. The actor has additionally been within the information for some time due to the upcoming Hindi remake of his 2019 hit Jersey, starring Shahid Kapoor.

In an unique dialog with News18, Nani elaborates on the pan-India attraction of South movies and why he isn’t leaping on the probability of starring in a Bollywood movie straight away.

Jersey was so profitable in Telugu, you didn’t wish to star within the Hindi remake as nicely?

We by no means considered making a remake initially. The entire thought of remake got here when Shahid Kapoor watched the movie and needed to do it. That is when the entire remake course of began. And then Gowtam Tinnanuri, the unique director, was additionally requested to helm the remake. So we by no means had the remake as an thought once we began off Jersey. So now I’m very excited to look at the Hindi model to see another person play Arjun.

Even now lots of people from the North, who watch the unique with the subtitles, message me on social media about how a lot they love the movie. People who’ve watched the unique Jersey are additionally ready for the remake in Hindi. It’s wonderful.

I’m positive you’ve been receiving Bollywood gives your self. Why haven’t you taken up any but?

I wish to do one thing which is sensible. There are so many wonderful actors in Bollywood, so if somebody is coming to me I must see a degree why. I can’t do a Hindi movie for the sake of it. So there must be a superb motive why a filmmaker will come to me with a sure function. Also, how thrilling will it’s for me, as a result of I do again to again movies in Telugu. To cease one thing right here and truly go there and do one thing, there needs to be a superb motive. I need it to be very natural when it occurs.

Your movie Shyam Singha Roy was launched on Netflix and in theatres. Did it assist you attain newer audiences?

The response to the movie has been overwhelming, each in theaters and on Netflix. My cellphone hasn’t stopped ringing. I’m so glad that every one the staff’s laborious work has paid off. All all we actually needed to inform was an attractive love story. I’m glad that everybody did discover each smallest element within the movie. Which even whereas capturing, we had been considering plenty of issues had been very unsaid, very refined. The do it does everybody get it? And now after the discharge of the movie, and everyone seems to be discussing these issues, we’re very, very glad as a staff.

It’s a Telugu movie with a Bengali title, and presents a mixture of the 2 cultures. Were you nervous about getting the nuances proper?

We thought that every little thing must be proper and ideal, however there was no apprehension as a result of I believe that’s what makes the entire thing entire journey difficult and thrilling. Unless you wish to present one thing new, attempt one thing new, you’ll by no means have the ability to ship one thing nice. If you play secure, even the outcome or the movie can be at some mediocre degree. Only while you make the leap it is possible for you to to ship one thing memorable. And we had been all the time assured that we’re doing one thing very particular and glad that the outcome additionally matched our expectations.

South movies, launched on OTT and in theatres, are gaining viewers throughout India. How to you understand the development?

I believe it’s an enormous boon that we’re capable of present our movies to all of the movie lovers throughout the nation, in whichever language. Thanks to social media, if there’s a good movie in Malayalam, I get to see a submit about it, somebody tweeting about it, that it’s speculated to be good, I get to know that info. Once I hear that this movie is nice in some language, I can verify the place it’s out there and I get to look at it. So because of the know-how, we’re ready to do this. This really is taking the movie to a a lot wider viewers.

Filmmakers don’t really want to plan a pan-India movie, all they really want to make is a good movie, and the viewers will robotically come. People are additionally preferring to look at a movie with subtitles as an alternative of dubbed model, as a result of that takes away the texture of the unique language. All that is really making it a lot good for cinema that any good expertise in any trade will get observed throughout the nation.

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