“Athidhi” series is a family entertainer – Hero Venu Thottempudi

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Venu Thottempudi and Avantika Mishra starrer web series “Athidhi”. This web series is directed by Bharat Vyji and produced under the banner of Random Frames Entertainment. Famous director Praveen Sattaru acted as the show runner. “Athidhi” web series is currently streaming on Disney plus Hot Star. On this occasion, hero Venu shared the experience of acting in this web series.

– “Athidhi ” is getting good response. Some say it’s classy, others say it doesn’t havemass elements. If you ask me this is like a complete family entertainer. It has comedy, suspense, drama and sentiment and less horror elements. That’s why the family can watch it comfortably together.

– I watched a lot of web series during the lock down time. At that time I also thought it would be good if I did a web series. As I thought, the executive producer of this web series said about “Athidhi ”. After that the script was sent to me. I liked the story of “Athidhi ”. When Bharat came to me he said it would be good if you do this subject. When a new director came who believed in me, I thought to support his vision. The story is also very impressive. So I agreed to do this web series.

– I acted in horror content for the first time in my career. It was very difficult for me to perform the character of Ravi Varma in this web series. Because he knows everything in this story. But he should behave like, he knows nothing. There should be a balance, not too much or too little. There are no such restrictions for other characters. For me, they tightened it like it was put in a box. When director Bharat brought this story to me, he said you should give settled performance. If my performance is good, credit should be given to Bharat.

– In “Athidhi ” there is a drama is played with limited characters. As Praveen Sattaru is a good producer, he takes care of everything. They used to discuss with us. He did not come to the set but knew everything. He has put in a good effort for the “Athidhi”. I thoroughly enjoyed acting in “Athidhi”.

– There is no desire to make films at speed in the second innings. It should be a good subject. I want to give my best as an actor. Because the story of my best performance as an actor is yet to be found. When we see some films of Nagarjuna’s Annamayya and Chiranjeevi films, we feel that we must do such a subject. I should’ve played the character of Sonu Sood in the film. But due to various reasons I could not do that project. Also I could not do Deshamuduru movie. But I don’t feel bad about missing some projects in my career. It’s an ocean with waves, sometimes even tsunamis. I am currently doing a project for Chai Bisket uneer the direction of a debutant director. It will be a very good project.