Chiranjeevi-Vassishta’s ‘Mega 156’ begins; Keeravani composes a celebratory song to kick-start shoot

‘Mega 156’, a fantasy entertainer, is produced by V Vamsi Krishna Reddy, Pramod Uppalapati and Vikram Reddy for UV Creations

Published - October 24, 2023 02:27 pm IST

Chiranjeevi, Surekha Konidala, Vassishta, and Vikram Reddy from the pooja ceremony of ‘Mega 156’

Chiranjeevi, Surekha Konidala, Vassishta, and Vikram Reddy from the pooja ceremony of ‘Mega 156’ | Photo Credit: @UV_Creations/X

Telugu star Chiranjeevi’s upcoming fantasy film with director Vassishta, now tentatively called Mega 156, was launched on Dussehra eve on Monday.

The film’s production banner UV Creations released video footage from the pooja ceremony. The video begins with the film’s composer, the Oscar-winning MM Keeravani, announcing that the film’s production has kick-started with the recording of a special celebratory song, a traditional practise that, Keeravani says, has been lost over the years.

Lyricist Chandrabose, who also won the Oscar along with Keeravani for ‘Naatu Naatu’, and UV Creations’ Vikram Reddy also featured in the video.

Written by Sai Madhav Burra, Mega 156 has cinematography by Chota K Naidu and editing by Kotagiri Venkateshwara Rao and Santosh Kamireddy. AS Prakash is the production designer. Meanwhile, Chiranjeevi’s daughter Sushmita Konidela, who is bankrolling his next project, will serve as the costume designer in Mega 156.

Notably, Siva Shakthi Datta, Keeravani’s father and the elder brother of screenwriter and SS Rajamouli’s father Vijayendra Prasad, will co-write the lyrics of the film.

Mega 156 is produced by V Vamsi Krishna Reddy, Pramod Uppalapati and Vikram Reddy for UV Creations

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