Music director Vandemataram turns director. Earlier he had acted in films like Ammulu and now is taking up direction. His maiden directorial venture is titled Badmash and stars newcomers Naga Siddardha and Ekta as the lead pair.
The film was launched at Annapoorna studios and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu graced the ceremony. Chandrabu Naidu sounded the clapboard for the muhurat shot taken on the lead pair, while hero Gopichand switched on the camera.
Director Shankar, actor Murali Mohan and others also attended. It has story by P V Giri and dialogues by Veligonda Srinivas, both of them recently wrote for Allari Naresh’s hit film, Bendu Apparao.