Main manufacturing and distribution studio, Sony Photos Worldwide Productions in India and Telugu tremendous star Mahesh Babu’s manufacturing home G Mahesh Babu Leisure (GMB) have closed a deal to provide Main, a Hindi and Telugu bi-lingual movie based mostly on an inspiring story of valour and sacrifice. The deal marks Sony Photos’ entry into the Telugu movie trade because it expands its regional footprint, in addition to GMB’s entry into Hindi cinema with a real story that captured the nation’s creativeness.
Main is impressed by the lifetime of Main Sandeep Unnikrishnan, the courageous NSG commando, who saved a number of hostages in the course of the 26/11 assault on the Taj Mahal Lodge in Mumbai and ended up sacrificing his life for the nation. Main Sandeep was embellished with the Ashoka Chakra, India’s highest navy honour in peacetime.
Outstanding younger actor, Adivi Sesh, who has beforehand starred in and written two breakout Telugu hits-Kshanam and Goodachari, will play the lead. Sesh has additionally written the movie and Goodachari director, Shashikiran Tikka will direct. The movie is co-produced by Adivi Leisure and Sharath Chandra and Anurag Reddy’s A+S Films.
Laine Kline, EVP & Head, Sony Photos Worldwide Productions provides, “From Pad Man to 102 Not Out or our newest Malayalam manufacturing, 9 (9), we need to carry these tales that contact audiences’ hearts and but entertain them. Main is a strong story that won’t simply encourage Indians however will transcend boundaries. We couldn’t have requested for a extra inspiring story for our first foray into the Telugu movie trade.”
Vivek Krishnani, MD, Sony Photos Leisure in India, says “We’re excited to associate with Mahesh and Namrata who’re such artistic forces and are equally thrilled to welcome them within the Hindi movie trade. Sesh and Shashi make their debut in Hindi cinema and we completely love the fervour with which they’ve envisioned Main.”
Namrata Shirodkar Ghattamaneni, MD, G Mahesh Babu Leisure says- “Mahesh and I’ve envisioned GMB to carry tales that resonate globally. We’re excited to have the ability to inform such a singular and unique story a couple of Nationwide hero’s life. The honesty of Sesh and Sashi’s imaginative and prescient for Main‘s story echoed with us and in Sony Photos we discovered the proper companions to carry the unbelievable story on the large display not just for a Pan-Indian viewers, however a global one.”
Main begins taking pictures in Summer time 2019 and hits theatres in 2020.