The film has completed all the pre-production works and is going to go on the sets soon. However, tomorrow (December 9) has been finalized for the launch of this movie. The muhurtam program will be held tomorrow morning at 10.30 am at Glass House, Annapurna Studios. Naga Chaitanya’s father Nagarjuna and uncle Venkatesh are coming as chief guests for this program. Recently, Nagarjuna and Venkatesh participated in the Diwali celebrations held at Megastar Chiranjeevi’s house. Chiranjeevi took pictures with both of them. Again, Nagarjuna and Venkatesh are going to share the stage for Naga Chaitanya.
Meanwhile, Naga Chaitanya, Chandu and Bunny Vasu have already visited K. Matsyalesam village of Gara Mandal of Srikakulam district for the movie ‘Tandel’. Talked to fishermen and their families. Understand their culture and lifestyle. Naga Chaitanya is taking a lot of care for this role. They got a makeover accordingly. This is Naga Chaitanya’s 23rd film. The title of ‘Tandel’ was also announced recently. Tandel means boat operator in Gujarati language. That is, the captain of the boat when the fishermen go hunting in the sea.
A person named Karthik, who belongs to K.Matsyalesam village, prepared the story based on the real incident that happened in 2018 and told it to Allu Aravind and Bunny. That story was developed by Chandu Mondeti. Earlier Chandu said that he worked on the script for two years. In 2018, some people from K. Matsyalesham village went to Gujarat for employment. When they went fishing in the sea there, they accidentally went into Pakistani waters. Pakistan arrested these fishermen. Later they were released on the initiative of the Government of India. However, Chandu Mondeti wrote a beautiful love story based on this incident. It is now being made as ‘Tandel’.
Sai Pallavi is going to play the heroine opposite Naga Chaitanya in this movie. This is the second time Sai Pallavi is working with Naga Chaitanya. Previously, Naga Chaitanya and Sai Pallavi acted as heroines in the movie ‘Love Story’.