Basically the movie is a remake of Hindi film “Phas Gaye Re Obama” released in 2010 starring Neha Dhupia and Sanjay Mishra in main roles and was directed by Subhash Kapoor along with Rajat Kapoor. Kona Venkat bought the rights of the film and without losing the core plot of the film ,made several changes to the script by adding more enetetrinemnet to it.
The film is a clean entertainer without any vulgarity. The movie unit used to travel 150 km from Hotel to reach the shooting spot in Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra border on daily basis. The movie has completed its pre-release business and the makers have made good table profit.The movie is all set to release through Noble Andre Productions.
Nikhil a rich American-born confused desi, who lands in Bihar for offering out the property of his predecessors and those lands that were stuck in an unfortunate situation. He shaved his head in Tirupati before leaving to USA for 45 days , He joined a small course in New York to suit the NRI body language . Actress Nandita plays a Bihari role in the film and will be seen without any Makeup.
Kona venkat’s sentiment of having Classic film titles has prompted to have “Shankarbharanam” title. Kona previous film was also tilted after Maniratnam’s “Geethanjali” film.
Shankarabharanam was directed by the debut director Uday Nandanavanam and written by Kona Venkat and also produced by him. The music and BGM was given by Praveen Lakkaraju. Anjali is in guest appearance. The movie is all set to release on November 4.