In Tollywood, the buzz around Junior NTR’s upcoming movie, Devara, has reached a fever pitch. Directed by the acclaimed Koratala Siva, the action drama will be released in two parts and promises to redefine storytelling. The first part is scheduled to hit the theatres on April 5, 2024, and it’s already shaping up to be an exciting cinematic event.
Devara: Jr NTR starrer set to release in two parts
The name ‘Devara’ literally means God. The film captures the essence of coastal India, unfolding its tales in a grand two-part narrative. In a recent social media announcement, Director Koratala Siva described the film as an exploration of the “forgotten lands of coastal India,” showcasing a canvas so vast that it necessitated a two-part release. Each character, with its unique importance, demands detailed exploration. This makes Devara a cinematic journey like no other.
Adding to the allure of Devara is its stellar cast. Saif Ali Khan takes on the role of Bhaira, the primary villain. While Janhvi Kapoor graces the screen as Thangam, the lead actress opposite Junior NTR. Moreover, Janhvi’s portrayal in traditional village attire adds depth to her character. However, that’s not all. The ensemble cast also includes Shine Tom Chacko, Prakash Raj, Narain, and more.
The first look poster released in May not only showed the film’s grandeur but also hinted at the intense and action-packed narrative awaiting the audience. The 150-day countdown initiated by the makers, as displayed in the poster, added to the anticipation. The poster read, “Get ready to witness the most MASSIVE SHOW on the Big Screens in 150 days! Counting down towards the #DevaraFrenzy.”
More details on Jr. NTR’s upcoming movie
As mentioned earlier, Devara is directed by Koratala Siva, so this collaboration marks his second venture with Junior NTR after the success of their 2016 film, Janatha Garage.
Renowned composer Anirudh Ravichander, who recently had success with Jailer, Jawan, and Leo, is crafting the music for Devara. Furthermore, recent reports indicate that the producers sold the audio rights for Devara for a whopping amount, setting a record for Telugu films.
The technical team behind Devara is equally promising. R. Ratnavelu will bring the film’s visuals to life. The acclaimed editor B. Sreekar Prasad is ensuring a seamless narrative. Additionally, Sabu Cyril is doing the film’s production design. Cyril is a National Award winner who is known for his work in Baahubali, RRR, Enthiran, Kaalapani, and more.
Junior NTR’s star continues to ascend, which has been fueled by the success of RRR and his role in YRF’s Spyverse film, War 2. All in all, the excitement around Devara has reached new heights as fans eagerly anticipate NTR’s return to the silver screen, expecting another powerhouse performance.
Under the banners of Yuvasudha Arts and N.T.R Arts, Sudhakar Mikkilineni and Kosaraju Harikrishna are producing this action thriller. Furthermore, Devara is releasing in five languages – Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi.
Lastly, as the countdown continues, fans worldwide await the release of this cinematic blockbuster on April 5, 2024.