Shyam Singha Roy, which commenced shooting in December 2020, is directed by Rahul Sankrityan. The film marks his first collaboration with Nani and second directorial venture after Taxiwaala (2018), which is also of the supernatural genre. Janga Satyadev has written the Nani-starrer film.
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The film is produced by Venkat Boyanapalli under the banner Niharika Entertainment. While Mickey J Meyer has composed music, Sanu John Varghese was in-charge of cinematography, and Naveen Nooli was the editor.
The film is a periodic drama set in Kolkata. The story has been written by Satyadev Janga. The film also stars Rahul Ravindran, Murali Sharma, and Abhinav Gomatam.
Speaking to Silverscreen India, Dileep who is part of the film’s publicity management, said, “The film’s fourth shooting schedule is expected to begin in Kolkata from today (Wednesday). About 50% of the shooting has been completed. So far, the shooting took place in areas in and around Hyderabad.”
All the lead actors are currently shooting in Kolkata, he said.
According to Dileep, the filming is expected to continue for two months and makers are expecting to wrap up shooting by April-end. The film will be released theatrically in the second half of the year, he said.
“Initially the makers planned to shoot in a Kolkata-like set in Hyderabad. However, after lockdown, they planned to shoot in Kolkata,” Dileep said.
Meanwhile, Nani, who was last seen in Telugu action thriller V in 2020, is also working on the upcoming film Tuck Jagadish. It is scheduled to release on April 23.
Speaking about Tuck Jagadish, Dileep said, “About 85-90% shooting has been completed and will be wrapped up by end of March. The shooting took place in Vizag and Hyderabad.”
He added that Nani will shoot portions of Shyam Singha Roy and will return to work in Tuck Jagadish before resuming the period drama again.