Hotshot filmmaker Surender Reddy is familiar to the Telugu audience with the blockbuster hits like Athanokkade, Kick and Race Gurram. His latest film Kick 2, which released last Friday, has been registering decent collections in all areas. On the eve of the film’s success, we caught up with him for a brief interview. Let’s see what he has to say.
Q) When have you decided to direct Kick 2 ?
A) After completion of Race Gurram, Kalyan Ram has approached me with this script which was penned by Vakkantham Vamshi. We made some changes to it and commenced shooting.
Q) Haven’t the high expectations on this sequel feared you ?
A) No ! When we have a solid subject in hands, there is no issue whether it is a sequel or direct film.
Q) Whose idea is the concept of killing the antagonist with a pigeon ?
A) We had planned for a different climax while working on the story. So, we included such a new idea as Ravi Teja’s role in the film is apt for it. It has worked very well.
Q) Are you planning sequel to any of your previous films ?
A) Kick franchise has got a good chance for one more sequel. Also, I would love to direct a sequel to Race Gurram.
Q) Do you have any dream project to direct in future ?
A) Yes, I would love to direct a James Bond like film in future.
Q) Baahubali has increased the scope of Telugu cinema. Do you like to make a multi-lingual ?
A) Going by the current trend, almost all the heroes are showing interest to act in such multi-lingual films. So, I hope I will do one in future.
Q) Give us some details about Ram Charan’s film ?
A) I myself is penning the script for Charan’s film. I am currently giving finishing touches to it. More details regarding the project will be announced very soon.
Q) Are you planning to direct any low budget movie ?
A) I have plans to do a film with shoestring budget but it will not materialize now due to a couple of commitments. I will definitely do it in future.
Q) Do you have any plans to turn producer ?
A) Yes ! I am planning to start a production house. I will reveal more details very soon.