The regular shooting of this movie has started today in Hyderabad. A huge set was built for the first schedule. The story takes place between 1958 and 1982, so the unit recreates the environment of the 50s and 80s brilliantly. Director Karuna Kumar has made the story of ‘Matka’ based on a real incident that shook the whole country. Varun Tej will be seen in four different getups in the 24-year-long story. Varun Tej is getting a complete makeover for this film which is the highest budget entertainer.
Nora Fatehi and Meenakshi Chaudhary are playing the heroines opposite Varun Tej and Naveen Chandra and Kannada Kishore will be seen in pivotal roles in this film. The best technicians are working for this film. A. Kishore Kumar of ‘Thangalan’ fame is working as DVP for this movie, which is composed by GV Prakash Kumar. Karthika Srinivas R (of Pushpa fame) is the editor. Ashish Teja Pulala is the production designer. Suresh is the Art Director. Four fight masters oversee the action. ‘Matka’ will be released in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi languages.
Meanwhile, it is known that Varun Tej married Lavanya Tripathi on November 1. After that, a reception was held in Hyderabad on November 5. Varun and Lavanya went on honeymoon a week ago. Enjoyed Hanumoon in Finland. Social media shared a photo of them enjoying themselves on a blanket of snow in Lapland yesterday. However, Varun’s honeymoon has come to an end as the regular shooting of ‘Matka’ has started in Hyderabad today. He will start shooting again.