Superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming release Darbar is a Pongal release for 2020. The Telugu version of Chumma Kizhi, Dhummu Dhooli has close to 2.2 million views at last count.
Speaking to the press about the Telugu audience’s response to the newly released song, lyricist Ananth Sriram says, “I consider myself extremely fortunate to have written this song, and I am very grateful to the Telugu audience for having shown so much love.”
Sriram has also written songs for the superstar’s previous film Petta. The song has been composed by Anirudh Ravichander and has been sung by SPB. “As a writer I can only write the words, for the song to come to life, the singer plays a huge role and SPB sir has taken the song to the next level,” Sriram said.
“The song is a combination of message-oriented lyrics and fun beats, and I hope I have done Rajini sir justice with my work. This isn’t the first time I am writing songs for sir’s films, but each time for me is an honour,” Sriram says.
Darbar is an AR Murugadoss film, produced by Lyca Films. The film also stars Nayanthara in the lead, and sees Rajini playing a cop names Aditya Arunachalam. The film is being released in Telugu by NV Prasad. Apart from the leads, the film also stars Nivetha Thomas in a key role. Suniel Shetty, Yogi Babu, Thambi Ramaiah, Sriman, Pratheik Babbar, Jatin Sarna, Nawab Shah and Dalip Tahil also play vital roles.
The film is all set for a Pongal release.