Nora Fatehi joins Varun Tej and Meenakshi Chaudhary in Hyderabad for Matka shoot; Rs. 15 crores in RFC invested to recreate vintage Vizag set

The much-awaited Telugu film Matka, starring Varun Tej, is currently in the midst of its production. The film is being touted as a high-budget pan-India film. The makers are leaving no stone unturned to create a visually stunning experience. A significant portion of the film’s budget, a whopping Rs. 15 crores, is dedicated solely to constructing elaborate sets at Ramoji Film City (RFC) in Hyderabad.

According to our sources, “These sets meticulously recreate the vintage charm and essence of Vizag, transporting the audience back in time. This commitment to detail, as seen in the making video, promises to be a major highlight of the film. Director Karuna Kumar has penned a captivating script inspired by real-life events that once shook the nation.”

The shooting schedule of Matka is currently underway. The film has already completed two schedules and is in the midst of a 35-day-long intensive shoot at RFC. The initial 14 days were filmed in Hyderabad, with the following four days taking place in the scenic city of Vizag. The total filming schedule is estimated to be around 20-25 days.


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Sharing screen space with Varun Tej is Meenakshi Chaudhary, the leading lady. Adding further glamour to the project is Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi, who will play a crucial role. The supporting cast includes Naveen Chandra, Ajay Ghosh, Kannada Kishore, Ravindra Vijay, and P Ravi Shankar, among others.
The film boasts a talented technical crew as well. Karuna Kumar himself dons multiple hats, handling the story, screenplay, dialogues, and direction. Dr Vijender Reddy Teegala and Rajani Thalluri serve as producers under the banners of Vyra Entertainment and SRT Entertainment. Music composer GV Prakash Kumar contributes the music, while A Kishor Kumar handles the cinematography. Karthika Srinivas R takes charge of editing, with EVV Satish as CEO and RK Jana, Prashanth Mandava, and Sagar as executive producers. Kilari Lakshmi designs the costumes.

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