Actor Mohanlal, who will be seen in a few big budget films in the coming months, has signed up for a magnum opus titled ‘Vrushabha’. The multilingual film is directed by Nanda Kishore and will be financed by AVS Studios, which is a new entrant in the field of cinematic content and entertainment.
The actor took to Facebook to break the news: I’m delighted to have signed on for ‘Vrushabha’, AVS Studios’ first feature film, directed by Nanda Kishore and produced by Abhishek Vyas, Praveer Singh and Shyam Sunder. This multilingual film is filled with action and emotion, and I ask for your full support and blessings.
The film is a high-octane father-son drama, with megastar Mohanlal trying out the father role. A major Telugu star will likely play the role of the son and the same will be announced within the next couple of months. Rich in emotions, the film revolves around the conflict between two emotions that run the world – Love vs Revenge. Shot in Malayalam and Telugu, the multilingual film will also be dubbed into Tamil, Kannada and Hindi.
Founded by former Netflix executive Abhishek Vyas, AVS Studios was created to harness the massive growth in Indian content consumption and disrupt the market with its groundbreaking storytelling backed by values and production scale. world class larger than life.
In its Phase 1, AVS Studios will produce six films across languages and genres and has collaborated with some of the best directing and acting talent in the country. The films will have widespread theatrical releases followed by digital and television release. The films have already garnered huge interest from major streaming platforms and satellite TV broadcasters and an announcement on said partnerships will be made shortly, says a press release issued by AVS Studios.
Abhishek Vyas, Founder of AVS Studios, said, “In an industry that is focused on crafting film projects on excel sheets, AVS Studios is here primarily to support the best in scripting and writing talent. I’m thrilled to be working with the one and only megastar Mohanlal, an actor I’ve always looked up to! We have a solid script in place and are confident that we will give audiences a truly entertaining experience with ‘Vrushabha’.
Mohanlal, meanwhile, said he was hooked on the idea of ’Vrushabha’ from the moment he heard the script. “This is a compelling, high-energy father and son drama that spans entire lifetimes. I am in awe of Nanda Kishore’s vision and thrilled to be partnering with AVS Studios for this first film together.
Director Nanda Kishore said he had been writing Vrushabha for five years. “At the heart of every good film are characters who connect with you and stay with you for years after seeing the film. I have been writing Vrushabha for five years. It is a dream come true to work with Mohanlal sir and I’m excited to take the film upstairs’
‘Vrushabha’ is presented by AVS Studios in association with Shyam Sunder’s First Step Movies. The film is slated to hit theaters in May 2023 and is slated for release in early 2024 in over 3,000 theaters around the world.