Gopichand-Taapsee starrer "Sahasam" is all set for a worldwide release on 12 July.
"Sahasam" will be releasing in about 60 locations in the US, which is Gopichand's biggest release. Grand premiers have been arranged for 11 July in the US. Directed by Chandrasekhar Yeleti, "Sahasam" is an adventure flick which has Gopichand playing the role of an ATM guard in search of his family's treasure in Pakistan. Taapsee Pannu plays the female lead who falls in love with the hero and joins him in the treasure hunt. Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor has a significant role in the film.
The trailer of the film, which was released in May, has already generated a lot of buzz. The film's score has been composed by Sri Kommineni and the film is produced by BVSN Prasad under the Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra India Pvt.Ltd banner in association with Reliance Entertainment. The censor board has given the film a "U/A" certificate.
What to expect?
Chandrasekhar Yeleti's Direction: Chandrasekhar returns to direction after a span of four years, when his film "Prayanam" was released. The director is known for his critically-acclaimed films including "Aithe" and "Anukokunda Oka Roju".
Chandrasekhar- Gopichand combo: This is the second time the director has teamed up with Gopichand after their last outing "Okkadunnadu" which was released in 2007. The director is known for making intelligent cinema and Gopichand is popular for his mass roles. Interestingly, the director-actor duo has teamed up for a film that has a narration which would satisfy both the director and actor's fans.
"Sahasam is a film that matches the sensibilities of Chandrasekhar Yeleti and me. Chandu brings believability and logic with his realistic writing. He also balances the narration in such a way that it satisfies my audiences as well," Gopichand told idlebrain.com in an exclusive interview.
Gopichand-Taapsee: The on screen chemistry between Gopichand and Taapsee was appreciated in their first film "Mogudu" that released in 2011. Fans will be eager to screen the duo together again in "Sahasam".
Graphics Oriented: The climax scene of the adventure flick lasts for 30 minutes and will feature a lot of graphics.
Shot in Ladakh: "Sahasam" is a journey film set in two periods. The flashback part happens in the time of India-Pakistan partition. The film's crew shot the film extensively in Ladakh to recreate the Peshawar-Afghanistan border. The team worked there for nearly a month in cold, low-oxygen levels.
Visual treat: "Sahasam" is expected to give a thrilling visual experience for the audience.
The film will also have exciting action sequences.