Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Nov, 29, 2023 | 11:33 AM
Naga Chaitanya‘s 23rd film, “Thandel,” helmed by director Chandoo Mondeti, is generating immense anticipation, promising a fresh narrative and a dynamic exploration of a distinctive character portrayed by the versatile actor.
In an exclusive interview, Naga Chaitanya expressed his eagerness about his upcoming venture, “Thandel,” set to commence production in mid-December. The actor shared his enthusiasm for portraying a fisherman, delving into uncharted territory, thereby broadening the spectrum of his roles in the industry.
“Thandel” is poised to unfold real events from Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, showcasing the life and incidents in the village. Naga Chaitanya lauded the film’s team, highlighting the significance of this story, while praising the efforts of producer Allu Aravind, director Chandoo Mondeti, and co-star Sai Pallavi, emphasizing its compelling narrative.
Mondeti and Naga Chaitanya’s immersive visit to K Matchilesam village exemplified their commitment to understanding the local culture and lifestyle of the fisherfolk, enabling a deeper grasp of the community’s nuances, body language, and the essence of village life, enhancing the authenticity of their portrayals.
Apart from his cinematic endeavours, Naga Chaitanya gears up for a noteworthy debut in the supernatural-horror web series, “Dhootha.” Set to air on December 1st, the series helmed by Vikram K. Kumar boasts an ensemble cast and offers an intriguing narrative, featuring Chaitanya in the role of a journalist encountering prescient revelations through a newspaper, setting the stage for an engrossing storyline.
As Naga Chaitanya navigates diverse roles, from embodying the persona of a fisherman in “Thandel” to his anticipated digital debut in “Dhootha,” his foray into varied narratives promises audiences a captivating cinematic journey rich in authentic storytelling and compelling performances.