Karthikeya 2: Nikhil Siddhartha says ‘If we are able to have a Marvel universe, why not one for our Puranas’

Nikhil Siddhartha
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Karthikeya 2: Tollywood actor Nikhil Siddhartha is the most recent pan-India star to emerge from down South. The film which has catapulted Nikhil Siddhartha to the Rs 100-crore membership, is a sequel to his earlier Telugu hit film ‘Karthikeya’. The socio-mythological thriller revolving round probably the most adored and adventurous figures of Indian mythology — Sri Krishna, has had folks throughout North India flocking to film theatres. Whereas clearly glad in regards to the great response the film is garnering on the field workplace in Hindi markets, lead actor Nikhil Siddhartha confides that at one level, they had been frightened if the movie would make it to the theatres in any respect.

“Through the pandemic we weren’t certain if the film was ever going to launch or not. From a state of affairs like that to a state of affairs like this, the place folks throughout the nation are watching it. It is like a miracle.”

Nikhil recalled a number of cases throughout the film’s making, when windfall saved the day in an nearly unbelievable method. The staff shot extensively in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh and it acquired slowed down in unknown terrain and hostile climate circumstances.

Speaking about such incidents, he mentioned: “Now wanting on the approach the film has taken off, generally you’re feeling that’s there a divine hand or intervention as a result of after we had been capturing, we had big snow blocks. We had been blocked in by snow and we thought we had been by no means going to complete the shoot. However then we had the Border Roads Organisation coming in like gods, and opening it up for us, minutes after we had been blocked in.

“Then, within the Rann of Kutch we had the BSF serving to us after we had been about to shoot as a result of we didn’t have the permissions. So a number of such incidents occurred the place folks intervened.”

Sharing the philosophy of the movie and the way it’s proved within the movie, he says: “Our film’s motto is ‘daiva manishi roopena’, which suggests ‘God comes within the type of people’. We had many individuals serving to the movie. In order that’s after I needed to imagine in miracles. I do imagine in Lord Sri Krishna, I do imagine within the dialogue he mentioned within the film,” he elaborated.

For the lead actor of ‘Karthikeya 2’, the film is greater than field workplace success or pan-India recognition. Nikhil defined that the film is extra about getting at present’s era nearer to its cultural roots.

Nikhil mentioned: “We made this film with out holding field workplace numbers in thoughts. It was a really sincere try that we discuss Sri Krishna in the best approach. And speak somewhat bit about our Indian roots and tradition which I believe the youthful era will not be being knowledgeable about.

“We’ve got the Marvel universe, we’ve Spiderman, the Avatar universe, however we do not have a universe which talks about our Puranas and our Indian tradition which was I really feel a lot a lot better.”

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