Samantha -Aadhi take a U Turn in Chennai

U-Turn Press Meet Note

The entire team of U-Turn featuring Samantha, Aadhi, Naren, Bhumikq Chawla and Rahul Ravindran in lead roles was here in Chennai to promote the film. Filmmaker Siva (Viswasam, Vivegam, Vedalam and Veeram fame), G Dhananjeyan, filmmaker Pawan Kumar, Aadukalam Narain and many were present for the occasion.

Actress Samantha said, “Content is the Hero in U-Turn and it brings everything under it including our presence and other ingredients. When I saw the film in Kannada, I felt that it should reach a greater audience and that’s the reason behind it being remade in Tamil and Telugu. I am really glad to have such golden producers and I pray and believe this film should be a good hit only because of their gesture. The whole movie was completed in a single stretch schedule.”

Furthermore, she added, “To get a role close to reality isn’t an easy thing that can happen to an actor, especially for an actress. Usually, heroines in commonality have to keep the brains at home and do some roles (Jocular note). During such a context, I felt that U-Turn is a movie that I shouldn’t miss.”

Producer Rambabu Bandaru- “ it was a wonderful opportunity to work with the entire team.we are 100% confident about the film’s success and we are looking forward to it.”

Director Pawan Kumar, who is well known for making the first ever crowd funded movie in India “Lucia” followed by blockbuster hit U-Turn in Kannada expressed his citations that working in this film was a great experience. He said, “It was a tremendous experience working with a greater team and I felt so much invigorated re-writing the original version. Especially, the last 30 minutes of the film is completely re-written for a new experience of audience. The reason why we decided to come up with the Tamil
And Telugu remake is only because of Samantha, who showed her support over the project during the time when we released the trailer of original version in Kannada.”

Filmmaker Siva said, “I feel this occasion to be so special as I share a wonderful relationship with producer Chittori as he supported me a lot during my crucial
days in Telugu industry. Especially to see a phenomenally great filmmaker like Pawan Kumar, it’s so much exhilarating. I  sure this film will be received well with everyone.”

Actor Rahul Ravindran said, “I am so happy that I am coming back to Tamil industry after a long time. Pawan Sir’s clarity towards work is astonishing. Working with Aadhi was yet more enjoyable. To work with Samantha nearly after 10 years is so much elating. Especially, to see her career graph escalating greatly is really appreciable. I am sure even the audience who have already seen the original version in Kannada will have a new experience for there are lots of changes including the twists.”

Actor Aadhi - “Its not easy to make a good quality film at a budget constraint is really a Herculean task and in this aspect, Pawan Kumar sir deserves special appreciation for making a film like Lucia.”

Citing the special reasons why people will love watching U Turn, Aadhi says, “People will give the same reception as they gave for some of the ground breaking movies in Tamil cinema.”

G Dhananjayan of BOFTA, “Soon after watching the original version, I desperately wanted to remake this film and when approached Pawan Kumar, he revealed that the rights were already sold.  Nowadays, I feel the complete gratification over the fact that I am able to release the film in Tamil Nadu.”

He continued to address about the film, “I have seen the original version 10 times and every time I saw it, the experience was the same of feeling freshness and engagement throughout the film. In the recent times, where Tamil cinema audiences have been warmly spreading out the red carpets. I am confident that people will love this film accordingly.”

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