Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya starrer 'Venky Mama' is going to release on 13th December coinciding with Venkatesh's birthday and to announce this, a press meet was held in Hyderabad.
Co-producer Vivek Kuchibotla said, "Two banners have joined forces to produce this movie. Actually, four producers have bankrolled this film. Because, Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya have also taken care of the production. So, the output has come out really well. I thank them for their co-operation. Venkatesh sir is a pro in doing emotional scenes and Chaitanya too has done well in those scenes. This movie will release on 13th December and we hope it will be successful".
Producer TG Vishwa Prasad said, "I thank Suresh Babu garu, Venkatesh, Naga Chaitanya and Bobby for giving me the opportunity to produce 'Venky Mama'. The film will be high on entertainment and emotions".
D Suresh Babu said, "'Venky Mama' is all about human relations. About one and half year back, a writer named Janardhana Maharshi narrated this story to me. We thought it's good. Bobby came on board later and developed it superbly. The film is a blend of emotions, entertainment and there is significance for relationships and sacrifices. We shot the film in Rajahmundry, Hyderabad and Kashmir. We went to Kashmir when the situation there is not so good. But the shooting had gone smoothly without any hindrances. Kashmir is still a beautiful place and people there are wonderful.This is the second time we shot a film in Kashmir. The first film we shot there was 'Brahmaputrudu'.Army people and officials co-operated with us very well. I want filmmakers to shoot there. Every Mama and Alludu will like the characters of Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya in this movie. When Bobby wanted Prakash Raj for a role, I was apprehensive to get him on board as I thought he is very undisciplined and won't come to sets on time. But he is on time every day on the sets and did a great job. Though his role is short, it is very significant and I thank him on this occasion. I don't believe in any one person's judgement before a film's release. Thaman got emotional after watching the second half. But I didn't believe in him. Only after many people watched it and gave thumbs up, I got confidence. Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya have also assured me that the film's output is great. Even our distributors liked it. It's a very good film. We are planning to release the movie on 13th December. The pre-release event will be held on 7th December in Khammam".
Raashi Khanna said, "I am a big fan of Venkatesh garu. I watched a lot of his movies. I'm very happy to have shared screen space with him. More than a co-star, he is a very good human being. His comedy timing is superb. This is my second film with Naga Chaitanya. I played a small role in 'Manam'. Both of them are very sweet and down to earth people. Bobby is a very positive and confident director. Thaman gave very good music for this film. The first half will be very entertaining and the second half will be emotional".
Bobby said, "I started believing in destiny more than ever after doing this film. It was a dream for Kalyan Ram and NTR to work together in NTR Arts banner and I made 'Jai Lava Kusa' with them. Now, I got the opportunity to do 'Venky Mama' with Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya. They wish for the success of each other and made sure that roles of both are important. Many said that working with Suresh Babu garu is not easy as he questions everything we do on the sets. But he is like a Ugadi pickle. Though it has bitterness, sourness, sweetness and everything mixed, the overall taste will be good. He is such a person. I got to learn a lot after working with him. I thank my producers. I also thank my writers Kona Venkat garu, Srikanth, Chakravarthi, Mohan Krishna, Arun for helping me. Prasad Murella's visuals are very good. Payal Rajput and Raashi Khanna's roles will be important as well. We are coming with a solid film on 13th December".
Naga Chaitanya said, "There have been discussions similar to a thriller movie about the release date of this movie for a week and finally, the release is confirmed on 13th December. 'Venky Mama' is a very important film for me. 'Manam' and 'Venky Mama' will be memorable movies in my career. I may do many more films but these two films are irreplaceable. It has been a long time dream for me to work in Suresh Productions banner. Though it's been late, it has been fulfilled with a memorable movie. I was excited doing a scene in 'Premam' alongside Venky Mama. Now I enjoyed every moment working with him. I want to work with Raashi Khanna in more films in the future. I thank all the technicians and actors who worked for this movie".
Victory Venkatesh said, "It has been dream for a long time to work with Naga Chaitanya and Rana. It's fulfilled with 'Venky Mama'. My father would have felt very happy to see both of us together in a movie. He always wanted to do such a film with us. This movie is for him. You have seen Chaitanya in many films but you will get to see his all round performance in this one. He has emoted very well. Audiences will definitely enjoy this movie. Bobby has made the film very sensibly. Every scene has come out well. Thaman has given good songs and background score. My brother worked very hard to give career best role for Chaitanya. I'm very happy to have worked with Payal Rajput, Raashi Khanna and Rao Ramesh. It's a big commercial movie which is a blend of all emotions".