The supernatural drama Bangarraju starring father-son duo Akkineni Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya hit the cinemas worldwide on 14 January 2022 (Sankranti Festival). Bangarraju is a sequel to the 2016 commercial success Soggade Chinni Nayana, the former and latter both are helmed by Kalyan Krishna Kurasala.
The shooting commenced in Aug 2021 and concluded in Dec 2021. Recently on Jan 11, the makers unveiled the trailer of the film and it got an overwhelming response from the viewers, in three days, crossed 1 crore plus views with 2.1 lakh likes.
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Star Cast of Bangarraju
- Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ramya Krishna are reprising their roles from the last film as Bangarraju and Satyabhama,
- Whereas Naga Chaitanya plays Chinna Bangarraju and Uppena fame Kriti Shetty plays Naga Lakshmi as the main lead role.
- Other actors Rao Ramesh, Brahmaji, Vennela Kishore, Jhansi, Anitha Chowdhary, Rohini, Praveen, Govind Padmassorya,
- Ranjith, Naga Babu (Yama Dharm Raja), and Duvvasi Mohan (Chitragupta) in pivotal roles.
- Seerat Kapoor, Meenakshi Dixit, Darshana Banik, Vedhika, Daksha Nagarkar, Faria Abdullah will be doing cameo appearances in the film.
Over The Top (OTT) Premiere Date
Bangarraju is backed by Nagarjuna himself under his banner Annapurna Studios in association with Zee Studios. Reportedly Zee Studios has also bagged the post-theatrical digital rights of the film and it is going to premiere on the homegrown streaming platform Zee 5 from 18th of February 2022.
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— ZEE5 Telugu (@ZEE5Telugu) February 19, 2022
All About The Film
The screenplay is written by Satyanand and the director Kalyan Krishna Kurasala wrote the story, on the technical parts J Yuvaraj cranked the camera, and the editing has been done by Vijay Vardhan K, Anup Rubens is the music composer.
The film has four songs Laddunda, Naa Kosam, Vaasivaadi Tassadiyya, and Bangaara with lyrics penned by Bhasarabhatia, Balaji, Kalyan Krishna, and Bhaskarabhatia. Sid Sriram, Madhu Priya, Anup Rubens, Shahiti Chaganthi, has given the voice in the songs.