Actor Parameshwar Hivrale made his Tollywood debut in 2015 with ‘Chiru Godavalu, co-starring Sidharth Pithani and Geethanjali Tasya. He then went on to star in movies like ‘Kumari 18+’, ‘Lavanya with love Boys’, ‘Marmum’, ‘Akasa Desana, ‘Jathiya Rahadhaari’, ‘Dhaari’. The proficient actor is all set to make his directorial debut with the upcoming biopic Gummadi Narsaiah. The film will characteristic high actors from varied industries.

ETimes reached out to Parameshwar for the #BehindTheCamera sequence and the director in a unique dialogue shared how he struck the concept for his directorial debut, the groundwork he does for the film, his ambition, and way more.

”I used to be born and introduced up in Kamareddy, Telangana, however, my dad and mom migrated from Maharashtra. I used to go to Maharashtra through the summer season holidays. I heard a lot of bedtime tales about monarchy, historical past, kings, politics, politicians and their sacrifices for society from my grandparents. I discovered it very fascinating to hearken to such tales, and I used to be impressed by them,” he shares, talking about his curiosity about bedtime tales.

While speaking about his debut film and his display screen identity, he relays, ”My ambition is to direct movies. I got here to the business for a similar. After finishing my research, I began trying to find alternatives to the path, however, many inspired me to behave in movies as they noticed my auditions and all. Initially, I used to be afraid to turn out to be an actor however regularly the worry started to abate. So far, I did 9 Telugu movies as the principle lead. My first film was Chiru Godavalu. Sushant Singh Rajput’s flatmate Sidharth Pithani played a key role in the film. Everybody calls me Yodha Patil as it’s my display screen identity. In reality, it was my character identity in my debut film, and the makers continued to add the identical identity to movies.”


Describing how he piqued curiosity in autobiographies and the way he was disillusioned with the present politics, he stated, ”I missed out on the tales shared by my grandparents as we stopped going to Maharashtra once I began my schooling put up SSC. But nothing may cease me in my quest for fascinating tales. I began studying the autobiographies of Puchalapalli Sundarayya, Tarimela Nagi Reddy, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr BR Ambedkar, and different influential folks. What I learn and heard was very completely different from what was occurring in society. Nowadays, politicians are accumulating property more reasonably than serving folks. There isn’t any finish to their evil issues. I used to be so disillusioned with all this evildoing occurring in the society.”


”I used to be not happy with what I used to be doing. I got here right here to turn out to be a director however starred in movies. That was not my ambition. As I stated, my ambition is to direct a film. So, I stop appearing and began studying books once more. Firstly I wanted a story. I have a lot of curiosity about politics, so I’ve chosen a political topic. I began my groundwork, and through the course, I realised that also they are actual and good politicians in India, however, they have been all lifeless, sadly,” he provides whereas he spoke about his ambition.

Laying the groundwork for his directorial debut Gummadi Narsaiah, he stated, ”One advantageous day, I bought a WhatsApp video of politician Gummadi Narsaiah, who was elected as an Independent Member of the Legislative Assembly 5 occasions for Yellandu constituency. I wished to satisfy him, however earlier than assembly him, I met some IAS and IPS officers and his opponents in politics. I used to be shocked to listen to one thing I’d by no means earlier than heard about a politician. It makes me surprised if there are such politicians even nowadays. I’ve gone by in-depth analysis for about 26 months to know extra about him.”


Parameshwar is happy to share his expertise assembly with Gummadi Narsaiah. ”Finally, essentially the most awaited day has come. I met him for the primary time in my life. That was a stunning day. I interacted with him and informed him that I’m going to make his biopic. He smiled and stated nobody pays consideration if I make his biopic. I requested one phrase about politics. He stated that politics just isn’t a job, it’s social accountability. A politician ought to change the lives of folks. That’s what I’m doing. We’re tribals. We have been subjected to oppression for a few years. I take a stand and inform them that issues want to alter. And I began preventing for the rights of our folks,” he remembers.

Reflecting on the journey of Gummadi Narsaiah, Parameshwar says, ”Narsaiah Garu has received 5 occasions as an Independent in Assembly elections. He was supplied a bribe on many occasions to leap into different events. But the political world couldn’t bribe him. He and his folks have been subjected to panic assaults. Some have been killed in faux encounters. However, he was by no means scared. Still, he rides a bicycle more reasonably than utilizing an automobile for luxury. I by no means noticed an MP or MLA sitting on their allotted seats on a bus. But, Narsaiah Garu travels solely by bus. He may be very easy, and his morality and honesty set a good instance for this time’s politicians. He spends his final penny for his folks. Unfortunately, he was misplaced in the 2009 Assembly elections as a result of the separation of his vote financial institution.”


”I’m not exhibiting up in my film in opposition to any politician. A biography of a nice politician might be proven in my film, which can depict the political reign of Gummadi Narsaiah garu and the way he tries very onerous to guard the rights of his neighbourhood. In the current circumstances, our nation wants such nice politicians. What is in the books will not be all true. But he’s a residing legend. He remains to be preventing for his folks. It’s undoubtedly going to be a good film that stays in everybody’s coronary heart,” he added.


Parameshwar additionally talked about how they’re planning some promotional methods for the film. He reveals, ”We will launch every character in the shape of a drawing. We roped in each character in this biopic identical to those in actual life. The certain script is prepared, and the pre-manufacturing work has been achieved. Once the script was achieved we put up the storyboard. It was over 3 hours lengthy. My thoughts refused to take away some scenes in the film. But they needed to be eliminated as a result of the prolonged run time. I did pre-visualization for the entire film. We watched the two hours 40 minute film in the shape of drawings on a projector beforehand.”

”I acted in motion pictures for survival. But it didn’t give me satisfaction. Now, I’m targeted on the path and making movies. It gave me a feeling of satisfaction. So, I can’t hand over directing. But any fascinating role comes to my means, I might attempt to settle for and star in a film,” Parameshwar indicators off.


The biopic will go on the flooring on August 30, and the makers are planning to wrap up the shoot by the tip of December this 12 months. It is more likely to be launched in March 2023. The crew has approached a high actor in India to play the titular role in the film.

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