Directed by veteran actress Revathi, Salaam Venky is an upcoming Hindi drama film that is based on the book The Last Hurrah by Shrikant Murthy, with the screenplay and dialogues penned by Sammeer Arora and Kausar Munir.
The film is the 5th directorial venture of Revathy after Mitr, My Friend; Phir Milenge, Kerala Cafe and Mumbai Cutting. With this film, the actress is making her comeback in direction after 12 long years. The film was announced on October 7, 2021, and shooting began on February 11, 2022, in Mumbai.
Salaam Venky Star Cast
The film stars Kajol in the lead role as Sujata. She was last seen in the family drama film Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy, which is directed by Renuka Shahane and was released directly on Netflix last year in 2021. Her last film to hit theatres was Tanhaji, in which she played Savitri Bai.
Young actor Vishal Jethwa is playing as Venkatesh, in the film. He has previously appeared in movies like Darr @ the Mall, Hindi Medium, Mardaani 2, Golkeri, etc. Along with them, the film also stars Aahana Kumra, Rahul Bose, Rajeev Khandelwal, and Anant Mahadevan in key roles.
Bollywood’s Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, will also make a special cameo appearance in the Revathy directorial. Kajol is doing lot of promotions with the team.
— Kajol (@itsKajolD) December 4, 2022
Salaam Venky First Look Poster & Release Date
On November 10, 2022, the makers of the film released the first look poster of the film along with its release date. The poster features Kajol donning a beautiful red saree, pushing a wheelchair on which Vishal is sitting with a bag full of vegetables. Both of them have a big smile on their faces.
The poster also reads, “Zindagi Lambi Nahi Badi Honi Chahiye.” Kajol also shared the poster on social media with the caption “Ek Badi Zindagi Ka Bada Celebration is About to Begin.” The family entertainer is set to have a theatrical release on December 9, 2022. The film’s trailer has been released on November, 14, 2022, Superstar Aamir Khan’s entry makes the trailer and film big.
Ek Badi Zindagi ka Bada Celebration is about to begin!❤️ #SALAAMVENKY Trailer out on November 14th!
Catch the incredible journey of Sujata and Venkatesh only in cinemas on 9th December!@AshaRevathy @vishaljethwa06 @RahulBose1 @RK1610IsMe @AahanaKumra @isinghsuraj @shra2309 pic.twitter.com/C5sMOFSdJf
— Kajol (@itsKajolD) November 10, 2022
About the Film
Presented by Connekkt Media in association with Live Productions and R Take Studios, the family entertainer is produced by Suuraj Singh, Shraddha Agrawal, and Varusha Kukreja under the banners of Blive Productions and RTake Studios.
The film has Mithun as music composer, Ravi Varman as cinematographer, Manan Sagar as editor, Priyank V. Jain as creative producer, and Suuraj Singh as its creative producer.
Watch Salaam Venky Trailer
It’s a heartwarming story of mother and son, Aamir Khan has special cameo in the film:
First single ‘You Tere Hue Hum’ is heartwarming love song in voice of Jubin Nautiyal and Palak Muchhal: