Anushka Shetty, who was last seen in Bhaagamathie, is all set to return to the screens with a thriller film. When indianexpress.com approached the film’s writer and producer Kona Venkat, he shared some interesting titbits about the film.
Tentatively titled as Silence, director Hemant Madhukar is making his directorial debut in the Telugu film industry with the thriller. Hemant previously helmed Bollywood film Flat, starring Sanjay Suri and Jimmy Sheirgill. Hemant’s idea has been developed into a story by Kona Venkat and Gopi Mohan. Kona revealed they worked on the script for almost two years.
Interestingly, actor Madhavan, who was recently seen in Naga Chaitanya starrer Savyasachi, is also playing a key role in this yet-to-be titled film. According to Kona, the film will be extensively shot in the US and will also feature some well-known Hollywood actors. Presently, the Hollywood actors who are being considered for crucial roles are in final negotiations with the filmmakers.
When asked what made Anushka Shetty give her nod for the film, Kona Venkat said that the film will project Anushka in a new light and it will remain as a special role in her film career.
The film, which will be made with a budget of Rs 40 crore, will commence its regular shooting in the early months of 2019 in the US.