Gopichand is ready with his new film Chanakya which will release tomorrow. On this occasion, we caught up with him for a detailed interview. Here is the transcript.
How nervous are you about the film’s release?
We have seen the film and are very confident about the output. The film has shaped up quite well and will surely reach the expectations of the audience.
Will an action thriller work in such a holiday season?
Why not. Our film has enough family emotions and entertainment which will satisfy every section of the audience. I feel that if the film is good, everyone will watch it irrespective of the genre.
What’s different in this action-adventure of yours?
I have done many action films in the past but this is the first spy thriller for me in my career. Till the last minute, the film will be quite thrilling and have an edge of the seat moments.
Tell us about your Producer Anil Sunkara?
He is a very passionate producer who does not compromise on the content of the film. Our film had a huge span and not once did Anil garu say no to our requests. The film will have a pan-India appeal throughout.
Is there any comedy in the film?
The film has good comedies like Sunil, Ali, Raghu Babu, and several others who will evoke good comedy. The fun is showcased in a subtle manner.
Tell us about the injury you sustained in the film?
We were shooting in Jaipur and just at the last moments of the shoot, I fell from a bike and hurt myself. Because of this, the film was postponed for three months.
What made you release the film during Sye Raa storm?
We planned to release the film on May 2019. But because of the delay, we wanted to come for Dussehra time and once we made the decision, we never looked back.
How crucial is this film for your career?
Every film of mine is quite crucial in my career. But I feel that Chanakya will change things for me as it has been made with a lot of sincerity.