Venky Mama is an Indian Telugu-language comedy-drama film, produced by D. Suresh Babu under Suresh Productions banner and directed by K. S. Ravindra. The film stars Venkatesh, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Raashi Khanna, Payal Rajput in the lead roles and music composed by S. Thaman.
Venkatesh Daggubati after multi-starrers like Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu with Mahesh Babu, Masala with Ram Pothineni, Gopala Gopala with Pawan Kalyan and F2 – Fun and Frustration with Varun Tej, is doing another multi-starrer, this time with his nephew Naga Chaitanya. Before this Venkatesh did a cameo role in Chaitanya’s film Premam, this is the first they are doing a full-length role together in a film.
The film officially launched at Ramanaidu Studios by Director VV Vinayak as chief guest. It is jointly produced by People Media Factory and Suresh Productions.
Initially, it was reported that Shriya Saran will romance Venkatesh, while Rakul Preet will join Naga Chaitanya. But both the heroines got replaced. There were rumors that Rakul Preet got replaced by Nabha Natesh, and later Venky Mama team has officially announced that Raashi Khanna is the leading lady in the movie opposite Chaitanya and Payal Rajput is cast opposite Venkatesh.
Venky Mama shoot began on the banks of Godavari river on 24 February 2019.
|Directed by||K. S. Ravindra|
|Produced by||D. Suresh Babu|
T. G. Vishwa Prasad
|Written by||K. Janardhan Maharshi|
K. S. Ravindra
|Starring||Venkatesh, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Raashi Khanna, Payal Rajput|
|Music by||S. Thaman|
|Edited by||Prawin Pudi|
People’s Media Factory
The official first look teaser of the film was unveiled by A1 Tech Star on 3 July 2018.
Venky Mama was set to release on 4 October 2019 but has been pushed for November release.