Chiranjeevi begins shooting for fantasy entertainer ‘Mega 156’

Poster of Mega 156. PHOTO: X @Myself_Dhruva

Mumbai, October 24: Megastar Chiranjeevi on Tuesday commenced shooting for a fantasy entertainer titled ‘Mega 156’. Taking on X (formerly Twitter) production house UV Creations shared a video from the film’s pooja ceremony.

“In the good old days, films used to begin with music compositions, and #Mega156 has brought the tradition back to Telugu Cinema Beginning the MEGA MASS BEYOND UNIVERSE with a celebratory song composition followed by an auspicious Pooja Ceremony Wishing everyone a very Happy Dussehra,” the post said.

The video begins with music director MM Keeravani talking about the film’s music recording prior to the official launch.

Megastar Chiranjeevi, accompanied by his wife Surekha, attended the event.

Previously, this film was set to be Chiranjeevi’s 157th project. Initial posters also featured this number. But now it’s tentatively titled as ‘Mega 156’.

On the megastar’s birthday, the makers wished the actor by formally announcing the fantasy entertainer.

Taking to X, Vassishta thanked the megastar for giving him a chance and shared the poster of the film to mark the day. “My heartfelt thanks to the MIGHTY MEGASTAR @KChiruTweets garu for believing me and giving me the chance to present you on BIG screens Wishing the BOSS of Masses a very happy birthday! Here’s the concept poster of #MEGA157 – MEGA MASS BEYOND UNIVERSE More details soon!” Vassishta said.

The announcement poster had panchabhutas (five elements of nature) — Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Sky — encompassed in an object that has a star-shaped element with a trident in it.

The fantasy flick, which is the first of its kind signed by the megastar after a long while, will be directed by Vassishta, who made his directorial debut with ‘Bimbisara’.
‘Mega 156’ is to be shot on a massive scale by V Vamsi Krishna Reddy, Pramod Uppalapati, and Vikram Reddy under the banner of UV Creations.



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