Updated January 24th, 2024 at 14:36 IST
HanuMan Team Prasanth Varma, Teja Sajja Feel Honoured After Meeting UP CM Yogi Adityanath
HanuMan filmmaker Prasanth Varma and the film's lead actor Teja Sajja had a significant meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his office.
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HanuMan filmmaker Prasanth Varma and the film's lead actor Teja Sajja had a significant meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his office. The meeting was an opportunity for Varma to discuss the film's impact, especially among the younger audience, and how it has successfully incorporated elements of Indian itihasas (history) into a captivating superhero narrative.
Prasanth Varma feels honoured after meeting CM Yogi Adityanath
After meeting UP CM Yogi Aditynath, HanuMan director Prasanth Varma told IANS: "Meeting Yogi Ji was truly an honour and an inspiring moment for me. His encouragement for HanuMan and recognition of our novel efforts to tell an offbeat story that merges superhero dynamics with Indian itihasas was a pat on the back."
Prasanth Varma further said, “He discussed with us how movies help preserve our cultural legacy. It's heartening to have a leader who values the fusion of tradition and innovation in cinema, motivating us to continue breaking new ground.”
Teja Sajja expresses gratitude after meeting CM Yogi Adityanath
He shared, "Meeting Yogi Ji was an absolute honour, and it filled me with immense pride to discuss 'HanuMan' and its impact on our culture. Playing the lead in 'HanuMan' was both a challenge and a privilege."
HanuMan that started off as a superhero film has become a cultural phenomenon with audiences worldwide, breaking away from conventional superhero tropes. Varma, driven by passion, has created India's first homegrown superhero, a character that has resonated with fans across the nation.
The film became a gateway for audiences to delve into the rich tapestry of Indian scriptures and mythology.
HanuMan is presented by RKD Studios, while PrimeShow Entertainment (Niranjan Reddy) is the producer of the film. Venkat Kumar Jetty is the line producer of the film.
(With inputs from IANS)
Published January 24th, 2024 at 14:36 IST