Prime Video at the moment unveiled the trailer of its first long-format Telugu authentic sequence, Dhootha, a compelling supernatural suspense-thriller sequence. The trailer provides the viewers a glimpse into the darkish and harmful twists and turns that journalist Sagar’s (Naga Chaitanya Akkineni) life takes when clippings of newspapers begin predicting horrible accidents that befall the individuals round him. Directed by Vikram Okay. Kumar, and produced by Sharrath Marar, below the banner of NorthStar Leisure Pvt. Ltd., `Dhootha` marks the streaming debut of Naga Chaitanya Akkineni. The eight-episode sequence incorporates a stellar ensemble forged together with Parvathy Thiruvothu, Priya Bhavani Shankar, and Prachi Desai in pivotal roles.
Dying begins to observe individuals round Sagar, as he discovers shreds of newspapers predicting horrific incidents that transcend his worst nightmare. The investigative journalist realises he should discover a approach to cease these unlucky occasions earlier than he runs out of time.
Director Vikram Kumar mentioned “Dhootha which suggests ‘The Messenger’, is a fast-paced suspense thriller with a singular mix of unpredictability and supernatural parts that may hold audiences on the fringe of their seats, whereas they attempt to guess what occurs subsequent in Sagar’s life. Unable to understand the rationale and sequence of the ugly accidents, Sagar’s previous transgressions come again to hang-out, not solely him but additionally, everybody he is aware of and loves, as he’s compelled to introspect and take into consideration the results of his actions.
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“The distinctive idea of the sequence complemented by the expertise of working with Vikram and the whole group has been extraordinarily fulfilling and enriching for me as an actor, and I’m thrilled to be making my streaming debut with a sequence as intriguing and distinct as Dhootha. With a personality as layered as Sagar’s in such a poignant story, I reckoned that I might be stepping out of my consolation zone and difficult myself in a means I haven’t achieved earlier than. Whereas it’s a fictional story, Dhootha is thought-provoking, because it makes the viewers rethink selections and choices from their very own life. And I’m assured that my followers in addition to ardent followers of the thriller style can be on their toes as they watch and benefit from the sequence on Prime Video,” mentioned Naga Chaitanya Akkineni.
“Taking part in the position of Kranthi, a cop, in Dhootha has been each a difficult and exhilarating expertise. As I delved deeper to know the complexities, vulnerabilities, and strengths of my character, I noticed that the sequence goes past simply the hunt for a legal, and turns right into a mind-bending cat and mouse chase between a legislation enforcement officer and a journalist. For my very first Telugu undertaking, I’m thrilled to have labored with Vikram, Naga Chaitanya and the remainder of the group of such proficient professionals each in entrance and behind the digicam, and I can’t wait to see the audiences’ response to the sequence,” added Parvathy Thiruvothu.
Prachi Desai additional mentioned “Dhootha has been an thrilling Telugu debut and really rewarding. Vikram has written such highly effective, impact-making ladies characters taking part in integral roles within the sequence, which have infrequently been explored in mainstream leisure. My character Amrutha isn’t solely a colleague but additionally a confidant of Sagar, who will get embroiled within the unexplainable happenings that observe Sagar and everybody he is aware of. I’m sure that the viewers won’t be able to foretell the twists and turns that unravel over the course of the sequence.”
Added Priya Bhavani Shankar, “Dhootha is a whole deal with for a true-blue fan of the thriller style, with an eclectic tinge of the supernatural that makes it an especially distinctive and fascinating look ahead to the viewers. In contrast to most movies or sequence, each character on this sequence performs such an important position in shifting the story ahead, and connecting the dots between the occasions that unfold. I’m glad to have been part of such a tremendous undertaking that can be streamed the world over, as a worldwide viewers enjoys the genius of Vikram’s immensely detailed and well-crafted writing and course.”