Phani Kalyan: Until some time back, no one knew him, but now, he became a part of our lives in the form of music on our playlists with the song Neeve/Neeye/Neene. Phani Kalyan is the music director for this trilingual popular dance video song directed by Gomtesh! The young music composer is celebrating his birthday today, and Cinebucket caught him for a conversation where he revealed about his life and his music.
CB: This birthday is very special for you! You’re a celebrity in South now. Do you also feel the same?
(laughs) No! Not at all. But I’m loving the attention and special love coming in. It’s a great feeling.
CB: ‘Neeve’ is a big hit. Did the compliments end?
How To Reach Phani Kalyan
Facebook: Phani Kalyan || PK Music
Twitter: Phani Kalyan
Youtube: Phani Kalyan
Any aspiring directors, cinematographers who have some out of the box ideas for music videos and want to collaborate can reach Phani Kalyan on firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviewed by: Rayarao Sriram
Touch Chesi Chudu Villain Freddy In Conversation With Cinebucket
Freddy Dharuwala is the Indian Bollywood model who turned actor. The theatre artist has been a part of a lot of interesting Bollywood movies and he is now making his Telugu debut with the film Touch Chesi Choodu. Touch Chesi Choodu stars Ravi Teja, Rashi Khanna and Seerat Kapoor in the lead roles. Freddy is very excited about his first Telugu Telugu film and Cine Bucket has caught up interviewing him during the promotions of the movie.
Tell us about your background?
I am from modelling background. I used to visit Hyderabad frequently and I am model. Later, I made my debut in Bollywood and constantly scored film opportunities.
How did you get the chance in the film Touch Chesi Choodu?
While working for my Bollywood film, the director Vikram Sirikonda approached me with this role. I met him and he narrated me the role I liked it and immediately accepted to be a part of this project.
Tell us about working with Ravi Teja.
Ravi Teja Garu is a fun loving person who is very much energetic on the sets. He is hardworking and is ever inspiring. I had a really great time working with him on the film sets. I will cherish the memory of working with him.
What was the initial thought when you were approached for this Telugu film.
Initially, I was very much happy when I was told that I am going to do a Telugu film. I always wanted to be a part of Telugu movie industry and finally, it happened with Touch Chesi Choodu.
Did you find any difference in the working styles between Telugu and Hindi industries?
I do not find any such differences. All I believe is that actor should not be limited to languages. I find that the Telugu films are a bit more in terms of commercial values and mass masala entertainers. I always wanted to be a part of such films and finally, Touch Chesi Choodu is helping me to realise my dream.
Tell us about the film’s producers.
The film’s producers are very patient and comfortable to work with. They have treated me very well and did not show any difference in south actor and north actor. I am happy to be working with their production.
Any memorable experiences from the sets?
All I could remember was the chase sequence that took place with me and Ravi Teja Garu. We shot it in the beautiful city Pondicherry and both of us had a great time. We had to run for almost 2-3 km and the chase has come out well. I had a great time that day working with Ravi Teja Garu.
How flexible is it working down the south?
I feel so good to be working in the south film industry. I want to be part of more films down south. I am eagerly looking forward to grabbing more offers after the release of this movie.
Have you been approached by other Telugu film producers?
As of now, no one has approached me but I am hoping that Touch Chesi Choodu will open new opportunities for me.
What are the Final words about Touch Chesi Choodu?
The film is surely going to be interesting action entertainer which will have a lot of fun. Don’t miss it.
Journey of Making a Successful Crowd Funding Film VASHAM : Interview with Director Challa Srikanth
Vasham is the first ever crowd funded science thriller made in Indian film industry. Challa Srikanth is the director of this film. He is very much successful in completing this project in limited budget. Vasham is gearing up for a release on August 4th in theaters.
Here is what the director of Vasham, Challa Srikanth have to say about his crowd funding film Vasham. He shared many interesting things about the journey of vasham and the process of crowd funding.
1. What is Vasham from your POV?
2. Did you work anywhere in the past?
3. What is so special about this film?
4. How did you convince yourself to go ahead to initiate crowd funding for the film?
5. Tell us about how did the crowd funding idea start and tell us the entire process that you have gone through in attaining the funds.
6. How did you see this entire journey of Vasham?
7. Tell us about the experiences that you had from starting the project to till date.
9. What do you think are the highlights of the film?
10. How tough is it to make a film in Telugu without any support or background?
11. How important is it to convince the distributors and how did you manage that?
12. With your experience so far, what do you tell the budding filmmakers?
13. What are your upcoming projects?
14. What is the word that you would like to give for the audiences who are coming to see the film.
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