With just hero's intro song to be filmed, the makers of Rana-Genelia-starrer Naa Ishtam are confident of delivering a big hit. A full-fledged love story, this film is directed by Prakash Tholeti and produced by Paruchuri Kiriti. Shot in Malaysia for 44 days, at RMF for one month and at a specially-erected set at Ramanaidu Studios for a week, Naa Ishtam's audio will be released soon. The film will release in the second half of March.
Tholeti says that Chakri's 7 songs will turn out to be the biggest hits of 2012. Kunal Ganjwal, Adnan Sami, Mamata Sharma, KK, Shan and others have rendered the songs. He has filmed an item song on the lines of his guru Sukumar's style. He says that they are hoping for a big hit.
Also starring Brahmanandam, Harshavardhan, Nassar, Raghubabu, Ahuthi Prasad, Ali, Bharath, Uttej and others, this film has cinematography by Venkat Prasad. Editing is by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao. Written by Kona Venkat, it has fights by Ram-Lakshman. Tholeti has written the story, screenplay and dialogues himself. It is his debut film as the director.