HIT is one of the best crime thrillers we have seen in recent times, With its gripping story, interesting screenplay, rugged visuals and bgm manandhariki oka kotha experience create chesayi… and the whole magic is created by the young team with debutant director Dr. Sailesh Kolanu and we had a chance to meet him, matho thana journey gurinchi and movie gurinchi chala interesting elements discuss chesaru.
Okavela meeru inka movie chudaka pothe thwaraga velli movie chuseyandi bosss.. idhi kachithanga theater lo chudalsina movie, you’ll definitely love it.
Q. From Doctor to Director mee journey enti ?
A. Chinnapati nunchi naku story telling anedhi chala interest undedhi, Australia lo unnapudu once naa work ayaka intiki velli manchiga stories rasthu unde vadni, but tharwatha structure nerchukoni feature films ki rayadam start chesa, ee process lo naku ‘Blake snyder save the cat’ ane book chala use ayindi, I would like to suggest this to any upcoming film maker for screenplay.
Q. HIT movie mundhu shortfilms chesaraa?
A. Yes, Checklist and Uniki are the short films, Checklist was shot on an iPhone X in 50 hours for the India Film Project Season 8. It also won Gold film of the year award in the mobile film making category.
Uniki is about a free spirited guy and his conformist dad, and dhini kosam nenu within India trains lo around 9000 kilometers travel chesanu, to capture the visuals. Indhulo lead ga chesina athane HIT lo Abhilash character chesaaru.
Q. What is the origin of HIT?
A. I am a very big fan of crime thrillers, So ala oka 1 year varaku nenu chala crime data collect chesanu, forensic files nunchi interesting crimes emaina unte oka dairy lo note cheskune vadni, vaatilo naku exciting ga anipinchina vanni oka plot loki thiskosthe adhe HIT ayindi. Naa dhagara unna data lo oka 10% mathrame chupinchanu inka chala undi chupinchalsindhi, there were lot of interesting elements.. you may see in the Second Case(HIT sequel).
Q. Being a doctor, ee story rayadaniki mee background entha varaku use ayindi?
A. Nenu UNSW University lo Associate professor avvadam tho forensic medha research chesendhuku naku chala use ayindi, there was lot of hand books based on forensic in our library and akkada naku eh book ayina thiskoni chadhive access undedhi, HIT kanna mundhu nenu vere stories narrate chesa Nani ki, due to various reasons avvi mundhuku vellalekapoyai and some how idhi naku gripping ga anipinchi nenu oka 1 year kurchunna.. antha detailed ga unna kabatee Nani suggest chesaru direction kuda cheyamani.
Q. Nani ni eppudu kalisaru? Story nee eppudu narrate chesaru?
A. Maa father Dil Raju gari office lo work chestharu, so ala MCA movie shooting appudu Nani ni kalavadaniki direct warangal ki vellanu, appudu oka 3 hrs varaku story gurinchi detailed ga discuss chesamu, ala akkada nunchi HIT start ayindi, idhantha maa father ki mundhe thelisthe oppukune vallu kadhu and ah tharwatha thelikunda vasthu velle vadni.
Q. Mee favorite telugu thriller enti?
A. Anveshana, Abhilasha was my favorite thrillers in telugu, and recent ga ante I like Karthikeya and Rakshasudu.
Q. Meeku ee journey lo evaru bhaga support chesaru?
A. My wife Swathi supported me a lot, intlo nene chinna vadni so andharu chala jagratha ga chusukune vallu, ala starting lo maa vallu chala bayapaddaru but Swathi nannu ardham cheskundi and thanu working women avvadam tho chala support ga undedhi, entha worst case lo ayina thanu unnadi ane dhairyam thone mundhu ku velle vadni.
Q. Practical ga HIT shooting time lo meeru face chesina difficulties enti?
A. Meeru chepthe nammaru naku anthala difficulties em anipivaledhu, people management and time management eh koncham difficult ayindi but adhi kuda starting days lone tharvatha andharam sync lo work chesesam, at any cost entha kastamaina scene ayina kuda morning 8 varaku first shot padale chuskunnam, may be dhani valle emo 60 days shooting schedule nee 49days lo ne finish cheyagaligam.
Q. Who’s idea was to release a sneak peek?
A. It was Nani’s idea, nenu modatlo vadhu anukunnanu but Nani chala confident ga idhi work out avdhi release chedham annaru, cinema scale ni wrong ga judge chese chance undi ani naku Vishwak ki doubt unde.. but it really worked well, and dhini meedha andharu edho edho articles rasaru but ChaiBisket is the only one got it right.
To be continued…
P.S: Cinema laane ee interview ni kuda 2 parts ga divide chesam.. and inka chala interesting elements part 2 lo untai…
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