Kamal Hassan's Pothuraju was released on 17th September
2004 and has got good appreciation.
Kamal Hassan graced the success meet of his latest
film 'Pothuraju' which was held at Grand Kakatiya
Hotel in Hyderabad. This success meet is attended
by VV Vinayak, RP Patnaik, Rajendra Kumar (dialogue
writer), Jhansi, Vennelakanti and Subramanyam (producer).
to SP Bala Subramanyam - Jhansi
Jhansi dubbed the voice of heroine (Abhirami) in this
film. She said that it was SP Bala Subramanyam who
recognized the talent in her and made her dub the
voice of Jyothika in Tenali film. SPB recommended
Jhansi for Pothuraju again. She conveyed her gratitude
to SPB and Vennelakanti on this occasion.
needs creativity for writing dubbing films - Vennelakanti
Dialogue writer Vennelakanti said that there is lot
of misconception about dubbing film writers that all
they do is to translate dialogues from the original.
Vennelakanti explained how a dubbing dialogue writer
uses his creativity by narrating a scene from 'Bhamane
Satyabhamane'. He used Venkatagiri dialect in Pothuraju
to suit Madhurai dialect in Virumandi. He thanked
Kamal Hassan for entrusting with dialogues work for
all his films.
Hassan is inspiring director - VV Vinayak
Director VV Vinayak said that he saw Virumandi film
on 2nd day of its release in Kerala's Karaikudi while
shooting for Samba film. He thanked Kamal Hassan for
inspiring him as a director through Virumandi.
Kamal Hassan declared that Virumandi bagged the best
film award in Asian Film Festival organized in Korea.
He said that he is planning to direct another film
with the encouragement given by public and critics.
However, he felt that the appreciation given by public
is much more satisfactory than any award that is decided
by a panel of 12 people. Kamal Hassan used 'none the
less' phrase to explain that there are two versions
to the truth and he used those two versions in Pothuraju
film to narrate the story.
Hassan termed Bala Chandar, Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
and K Viswanadh as his gurus as he learnt a lot about
screenplay and direction by observing them. Kamal
Hassan stated that 'Sagarasangamam' has the best ever
screenplay. He opined that Pasupathi did a fabulous
job as an artist. He thanked his team members for
working with lot of intensity just like how school
children work for school drama. Kamal Hassan termed
himself as an amateurish. He felt that by becoming
professional one would lose the charm of learning,
hence he would like to remain as an amateurish actor/director.
gave the credit of success to Vennelakanti and SP
Bala Subramanyam. And he treated SP Balasubramanyam
and Ilayaraja in high esteem by quoting that he has
four brothers - Charu Hassan, Chandra Hassan, SP Bala
Subramanyam and Ilayaraja.
his speech, Kamal Hassan pleaded Telugu film lovers
to encourage good films like Pothuraju so that many
more good movies would be made in Telugu in future.
Patnaik and Rajendra Kumar also spoke regarding Pothuraju.