NFDC begins shooting of the new Telugu feature film Korangi Nunchi (Who Will Marry Thomas?) starring Vikranth Santosh

Maithili Shinde
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Vikranth (Thomas) will play the leading role in the upcoming Telugu film helmed by the debutant Director K. Jayadev, Son of the National award-winning Director Late Shri KNT Shastry.

January 2021, Mumbai – National Film Development Corporation Limited (NFDC) has commenced shooting for the upcoming Telugu Feature Korangi Nunchi (Who Will Marry Thomas?) from Wednesday, 20th January 2021 by following all the health guidelines amidst the global pandemic. The film will be shot non-stop in a start to finish schedule.

Korangi Nunchi is a Drama starring Vikranth Santosh, Veteran Actress K. Archana & other prominent cast including Shafi, Tanikella Bharani, Surya, Pasupati. The film will be extensively shot in the interiors of Andhra Pradesh. The film is part of the new slate of films that will be under production from NFDC Ltd.
Besides, Korangi Nunchi, a Bengali feature named Chhaad (The Terrace) by debutante director Indrani Chakraborty & a biopic feature on the life of the Former Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman named Bangabandhu, Directed by Padmabhusan awarded Shyam Benegal, a Indo-Bangladesh Co-Production are ready to go on floor from NFDC’s new slate of productions.

The corporation is currently reviewing the transition plan as per the Government’s announcement of a mega merger of four Ministry of Information & Broadcasting units – namely National Film Archives of India, Films Division, Directorate of Film Festivals, and Children’s Film Society of India- under the umbrella organization NFDC, the National Film Development Corporation.

Smt. Dhanpreet Kaur, Director, Films, (Ministry of I & B) & Managing Director NFDC India, also shared her views on the new production– “Exhilarating to witness production of new slate of movies from NFDC under testing times. NFDC continues to mentor, support and uphold its core objectives and will begin its Telegu production. I wish the team of Korangi Nunchi all the very best & wish them all the success for their project. Overwhelmed with the beginning of production this early on in the year, after a stressful last year. I’m sure this will be a great beginning for the new & talented debut director K. Jayadev”

Deepti Chawla- Head of Distribution & Marketing, NFDC “Deepti Chawla- “There is a reason why watching content in Indian languages is on a rise. Production of Localized and regional content has always been part of NFDC’s mandate. With Korangi Nunchi we want to entertain the targeted region and tell a story to the audience that can relate to it and enjoy it.