Singer-turned-actor Sreeram Chandra, who is making his cinematic debut with Telugu romantic-drama Prema Geema Jantha Nai (PGJN), has lost 15 kg for his role in his first movie. The winner of season five of singing reality show Indian Idol says that it was challenging, but his passion for acting inspired him.
Talking to IANS, Sreeram Chandra gushed about his chiseled body look in Prema Geema Jantha Nai. He said, "Shedding weight for the film was extremely challenging because I have never lost so much weight in my life. I somehow managed to lose 15 kg for the film for the simple reason that I was very passionate about becoming an actor."
Sreeram Chandra said acting was always on his mind. The budding actor added, "I enjoy singing, but I always aspired to be an actor. I still remember how many scripts I turned down before finally saying yes to PGJ. I'm happy being part of this film. Besides undergoing acting workshop, I also enrolled for kickboxing classes."
Prema Geema Jantha Nai is a romance drama, which has been written and directed by debutant Subramanyam RV. The film revolves around the story of a guy, who hates love stories, but transforms into a lover and the incidents aftermath are interestingly twined into the screenplay. Continue to see pictures and more details of the movie in the slideshow.
Sreeram Romances PC's Sister In PGJN
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's cousin Barbie Handa is making her debut in Tollywood with Prema Geema Jantha Nai and she will be seen romancing Sreeram Chandra. Their on-screen chemistry will be one of the main highlights.
Jr SVR Plays A Villain
Another highlight of Prema Geema Jantha Nai is the presence of Junior SV Ranga Rao. According to the film unit, he will be seen playing a villain in the movie.
Supporting Cast In PGJN
Prema Geema Jantha Nai will feature Chalapati Rao, Naresh, Bhanuchander, Satya Krishna, Sudha, Goutham Raju, Suman Setty, Rajita, Madhu Mani, Ambati Srinu, Sivannarayana, Prudhvi and Jayavani in supporting cast.
Surender Reddy Cranks Camera From PGJN
Cinematographer Surender Reddy has handled camera work for Prema Geema Jantha Nai, which has been shot in Hyderabad and Vizag. His picturasation will be one of the big strengths of the film.
PGJN Has Mani Sharma's Music
Popular composer Mani Sharma has scored the music for Prema Geema Jantha Nai and his work is going to be another big attraction in the technical front. The makers of the film have released its audio in the second week of September and it has garnered good response.
Item Song In PGJN
Prema Geema Jantha Nai has an item song, 'Vastha vasthavaa', which was allegedly leaked online before the release of its audio and has impressed the music lovers with its freshness.
The makers are reportedly planning to release Prema Geema Jantha Nai very soon. If everything goes as per their plan, the movie will hit the screens across the globe by the end of October.