Actor Priyamani calls herself a “hardened fan” of Manju Warrier and to step into her footwear in Narappa, which is the Telugu remake of Tamil hit Asuran, was a giant deal for her. “I’m a giant Manju ‘chechi’ fan. She is without doubt one of the best actors we’ve in our nation right now. I’ve seen plenty of her movies in Malayalam. And to see her in one other language and portraying the character as effortlessly as at all times was a visible deal with for me personally. Even when I had managed to carry out 2 or 5 per cent of what she had finished, I’d be very glad,” Priyamani instructed indianexpress.com.
She additionally acknowledged that her efficiency will probably be in contrast with Manju’s. “As a fan, I can positively say that there isn’t any match for her. That stated, I’ve introduced my very own contact to the character. The comparisons will probably be there. However, that’s okay,” she added. Narappa premiered on Amazon Prime Video on July 20.
Priyamani has performed the function referred to as Sundaramma, who’s the spouse of Narappa, performed by Venkatesh within the movie. It’s not the primary time she is taking part in a headstrong lady in a rural backdrop. Nevertheless, she famous that her efficiency on this movie will probably be a form of a shock for the viewers of Telugu cinema. “It’s for the primary time, I’m doing such a job in Telugu. I took up it as a problem as a result of the Telugu viewers has not seen me in such a uncooked and rustic character earlier than. I needed to indicate my different aspect to them,” she added.
Filmmaker Srikanth Addala has written and directed the Telugu remake. Whereas many might imagine doing a remake is a simple job, Priyamani argues in any other case. She correctly identified retaining the curiosity of the viewers in a remake was the most important problem of all. “To seize the viewers’s thoughts, which tends to wander off (from the film) as a result of they assume they’ve already seen this and so they know what this movie is all about. To see that they get glued to the movie is a giant problem,” she stated. And she or he stated the opposite problem was “to maintain the essence of the film the identical.”
Srikanth has remained completely devoted to director Vetri Maaran’s imaginative and prescient for the fabric. Narappa is nearly a scene-by-scene remake of Asuran. “It’s a problem to remake a movie, which everyone has seen. However, I nonetheless consider this movie will probably be a brand new expertise for individuals who haven’t seen the unique,” Priyamani stated.
In Narappa, Venkatesh reprises the function that helped Dhanush bag his second Nationwide Award for performing. “Will probably be a visible deal with for hard-core Venky followers,” Priyamani promised.
Apart from Venkatesh and Priyamani, the movie additionally stars Karthik Ratnam, Rao Ramesh, and Rajeev Kanakala amongst others.