Amar Akbar Anthony (2018 film)

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Amar Akbar Anthony
Amar Akbar Anthony 2018 Film First Look.jpg
First Look Poster
Directed bySrinu Vaitla
Produced byNaveen Yerneni
Screenplay bySrinu Vaitla
Story bySrinu Vaitla
Vamsi Rajesh Kondaveeti
StarringRavi Teja
Ileana D'Cruz
Vikramjeet Virk
Sunil (actor)
CinematographyVenkat C Dileep
Edited byMR Varma
Distributed byEros International
Release date
  • 16 November 2018 (2018-11-16)[1]
Running time
153 min
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu
Box office6.21 Crores share[2]

Amar Akbar Anthony is an 2018 Indian Telugu action comedy drama film co-written and directed by Sreenu Vaitla which features Ravi Teja in a triple role for the first time in his career and Ileana D'Cruz playing the female lead, this is Ileana’s comeback in the Telugu cinema after 6 years. The film is produced by Naveen Yerneni, Y. Ravi Shankar and Mohan Cherukuri under their banner Mythri Movie Makers. Pre-production of the film began in June 2017, and the film's principal photography commenced at New York in April 2018. The film is scheduled for a worldwide released on 16 November 2018. This is the Fourth Collabration between Ravi Teja And Srinu Vaitla After Nee Kosam (1999) Venky (2004) and Dubai Seenu (2007). The film received highly negative reviews from critics & audience and was declared 'Disaster' at the box office.

Cast[edit]

Plot[edit]

Amar a man with multiple personality disorder takes revenge on who killed his family. Meanwhile Aishwarya, his childhood lover also suffers from personality disorder. Both identify themselves after revenge.

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

Ravi Teja and Srinu Vaitla who earlier worked in Nee Kosam (1999), Venky (2004) and Dubai Seenu (2007) re-united for their fourth film in June 2017.[3] The title Amar Akbar Anthony was confirmed in November 2017 and Mythri Movie Makers came on board as producers.[4]

Pre-production was started,[5][6][7][8] and the film was launched in March 2018.[9][10]

Casting[edit]

Anu Emmanuel, who was signed as the female lead, opted out of the project in May 2018 due to date issues.[11] Ileana D'Cruz was signed as the female lead in May 2018, continuing her successful collaboration with Ravi Teja after Kick and Khatarnak, making a comeback to Telugu cinema after last appearance opposite Ravi again in Devudu Chesina Manushulu (2012).[12][13]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography commenced in New York on 1 April 2018.[14] The last major schedule started in August 2018 at New York City.[15]

Soundtrack[edit]

Amar Akbar Anthony
Soundtrack album by
Released10 November, 2018
Recorded2018
GenreSoundtrack
Length17:10
LabelLahari Music
ProducerS. Thaman
S. Thaman chronology
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
(2018)
Amar Akbar Anthony
(2018)
Simmba (2018)
External audio
Audio Jukebox on YouTube

The music was composed by S. Thaman and released on Lahari Music.[16]

Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Kalala Kadhala"Ramajogayya SastryHarini Ivvaturi4:41
2."Don Bosco"ViswaSri Krishna, Jaspreet Jasz, Hariteja, Manisha Erabathini, Ramya Behara4:39
3."Khullam Khulla Chilla"BalajiNakash Aziz, Mohana, Ramya Behara3:34
4."Guppeta"BalajiRanjith, Kaala Bhairava, Sri Krishna, Saketh4:16
Total length:17:10

Release[edit]

Vaitla stated in an interview in June 2018 that the film would be released during Dasara.[17] The worldwide release date was announced as 5 October 2018.[18] But the movie was rescheduled to be released on 16 November 2018.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/stock-markets/eros-international-media-ltd/article25504328.ece
  2. ^ http://andhraboxoffice.com/info.aspx?id=5312&cid=6&fid=6005
  3. ^ "Srinu Vaitla and Ravi Teja to reunite?"
  4. ^ "Interesting title for Ravi Teja & Vaitla movie"
  5. ^ "What Is Srinu Vaitla Doing In US?"
  6. ^ "Ravi Teja’s triple role"
  7. ^ "Ravi Teja to sport three different looks in ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’"
  8. ^ "Ravi Teja turns NRI"
  9. ^ "Ravi Teja-Anu Emmanuel's 'Amar Akbar Anthony' goes on floors, pics inside"
  10. ^ "Ravi Teja’s Amar Akbar Anthony with Srinu Vytla gets officially launched today"
  11. ^ "Ileana D'Cruz in and Anu Emmanuel out of Ravi Teja's Amar Akbar Anthony"
  12. ^ "Ileana replaces Anu Emmanuel in Ravi Teja’s next!"
  13. ^ "Ileana D’Cruz to stage a comeback!"
  14. ^ "Srinu Vaitla, Ravi Teja shoot in Jennifer Lopez's mansion for Amar Akbar Anthony"
  15. ^ "Amar Akbar Anthony shooting in final phase in USA"
  16. ^ "Amar Akbar Antony - Thaman S. - Download or Listen Free - Saavn". 12 November 2018. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  17. ^ "‘I am financially disciplined’"
  18. ^ "Ravi Teja-Srinu Vaitla film's release date sealed"
  19. ^ "Amar Akbar Anthony movie review: This Ravi Teja, Ileana D'Cruz starrer is an action-comedy sans any thrills- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 2018-11-17.