Despite four other movies hitting the marquee this season, Veeru Potla is damn sure about 'Eedu Gold Ehe' striking gold. In this exclusive interview to IndiaGlitz, the writer-director says that the film is far from run-of-the-mill.In a weekend full of releases, what is 'Eedu Gold Ehe' offering the audience? Is it a formula film or a fresh idea?Of late, the audience has become more entertainment-seeking. Facing worries of various kinds, they are coming to theatres to watch sheer entertainment. I don't find fault with them. My strength lies in dishing out entertainment. 'Eedu Gold Ehe' is not a routine story. It's a new story told in a new way. I am satisfied that I have made a refreshing film. I can't tell anything about the story line because whatever little revealed might turn out to be a spoiler. There are twists, thrill and excitement in the movie.How is the comedy different from what we get to see on a usual day?Although there is comedy frame after frame, there is no separate comedy track as such. All the comedy is situational and story-related. Even action scenes are part of the story. There are four songs in total. There are two songs in each of the halves. There are very good character artistes and comedians in Tollywood. The comedy by Bharath and Vennela Kishore is very hilarious.
The film, in short, is a laughing feast.What is Sunil up to?This is an apt character for Sunil I have been friends with him for many years now. He is an 'Ajatha Shatruvu' who has no enemies. I wouldn't talk about Sunil's two shades in the movie because that would kill the thrill.Does the film have any inspiration?I can't say this or that one is the inspiration, specifically.
There is no specific incident that has inspired me. I might have been inspired by a range of movies. But I can say with all confidence that this is my idea in toto.Films haven't been coming regularly from you. What is the reason?After 'Doosukeltha', I had planned a huge multi-starrer with Venkatesh and Ravi Teja. 14 Reels was to produce it. After the story was ready, the project got shelved due to some reasons. I later planned to pull off another project with another hero. Even that couldn't be brought into existence due to some factors. There won't be a gap of this kind any more.Did you feel bad that your plans were upset?I felt that everybody has their own calculations. Rather than feel sorry that they didn't give me an opportunity, I believe my time wasn't good. I came to the conclusion that, maybe, I didn't prepare a good script.Wasn't time good? Do you believe in fatalism? I believe in God. I don't think about astrology. I don't seek favours from God. I ask of him to give me the strength to face adversity. If our attempt is sincere and our determination strong, we can achieve what we have set out for. God will give us victory.What is your forthcoming project?I will talk about my next film after the release of 'EGE'. Me, Sunil, Anil Sunkara are going to do films and that's sure.