Karthikeya Gummakonda’s debut movie Prema Tho Karthik didn’t give him the anticipated recognition, however a 12 months later a movie that got here out with nil or least expectations made him the star of the 12 months. RX 100 that turned out to be a blockbuster made him a family title. Anybody in his place would proceed to toy with solo hero tales to intention for a distinct segment market however karthikeya did the unthinkable; he’s taking part in the villain in Gang Chief that has Nani because the lead and is directed by Vikram Kumar. His properly wishers questioned him why he signed the film and if it was needed at this stage of his profession.
He shares, “They stated I ought to watch for some time earlier than doing such damaging roles. I used to be in Ongole taking pictures for Guna 369 once I bought this provide. Vikram Kumar stated he had seen RX100 and favored my work. He needed me to take heed to the script andtold me to take two days to resolve however I stated sure instantly. The story and screenplay could be very good, particularly the battle between the hero and the villain. We hardly have any mixture scenes however we’ve got our personal house.”
Karthikeya stresses he’s not bothered with the consequence however he loved the journey, the method and dealing with Vikarm Kumar and Nani. Vikram confirmed him what refined performing was all about and Karthikeya says the viewers will discover the distinction in his efficiency. All of us develop with every movie he says and recollects, “Working with Nani also was very helpful, I would irritate him, asking too many questions and getting my doubts cleared. He is far more experienced and very successful. To put it in a nutshell, the film is about all the women of different age groups seeking revenge on Dev (me) and Nani helps them.”
Karthikeya Gummakonda in ‘Gang Leader’
Going again to his second movie Hippi, he remembers the strain he had earlier than signing it. The success of RX 100 was surprising. There was a confusion on what to do subsequent as he was mentally conditioned to that one movie alone. “Everybody would give me recommendations, very contradicting ones. Even when I do a movie I used to be positive that it wouldn’t match RX 100 and determined to not do a movie in related style. It will typecast me and restrict my scope sooner or later. So when Hippi got here to me, I discovered it a contented movie..a love story which appeared as a protected guess. I believed the playboy romance, trendy seems would make the distinction. Individuals didn’t prefer it.”
So has it been a easy journey thus far? Under no circumstances, says Karthikeya. Previous to RX 100, there was nothing to lose however submit that he climbed a couple of steps and fell from a couple of. With Gang Chief, he hopes to vary the graph and says sustaining it’s powerful. From dancing in entrance of thousand college students in a school auditorium to having lakhs of individuals as viewers on a sure Friday…he has certainly come a good distance. He by no means anticipated it and he’s joyful.
So how does he beat stress? karthikeya doesn’t just like the phrase. His intention is to be an actor and he’s having fun with his work proper now. He indicators off, “There’s by no means a boring second for me, motion and lower madhya lo undedhe na stress-buster. As soon as I get into my character, I’m on a excessive.”