“Kushi” (Translation: Happiness) is an upcoming Indian Telugu-language romantic comedy film, written and directed by Shiv Nirvana.”Crafted under the banner of Mythri Movie Makers, “The highly anticipated movie showcases the remarkable pairing of Vijay Deverakonda and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and it’s all set to hit screens on September 1, 2023.”
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In December 2019, it was announced that Shiv Nirvana would direct the film, and it would be produced under the banner of Dil Raju’s Sri Venkateswara Creations. The film was formally launched under the temporary title #VD11 in April 2022, with Mythri Movie Makers handling the production. In May 2022, the film was officially titled “Kushi.”
Principal photography began in April 2022. The first schedule, which took place in Kashmir, concluded in May 2022. The second schedule started in June 2022 and was filmed in Hyderabad, Vizag, and Alappuzha. However, filming was temporarily halted due to Samantha’s myositis condition. The third schedule commenced in November 2022 with Deverakonda and other cast members shooting on set, and Samantha’s portion was shot separately without her presence. Filming resumed in March 2023 when Samantha returned to the film set after recovering from her illness.
The music for the film is composed by Hesham Abdul Wahab, with lyrics for all the songs written by Shiv Nirvana. The first single titled “Na Roja Nuvve” was released on May 9, 2023. The second single titled “Aradhya” was released on July 12, 2023. On July 28, 2023, the third track named “Kushi’s Melody” made its debut, followed by the fourth tune, “Euphoric Echoes,” on August 17, 2023.. The fifth single titled “Osi Pelama” was released on August 26, 2023.
“Na Rojaa Nuvve”
Hesham Abdul Wahab
“Kushi Title Song”
Hesham Abdul Wahab
Sid Sriram, Chinmayi Sripaada
“Yedhaki Oka Gaayam”
|Hesham Abdul Wahab, Divya S. Menon|
Rahul Sipligunj, Saketh Komanduri
“Kushi” was released on September 1, 2023, in Telugu, with dubbed versions in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi languages. Initially, the film was scheduled for release in December 2022 but was delayed to February 2023 due to production issues. It was then rescheduled for September 1, 2023.
Vijay Deverakonda’s film “Kushi” has been released today, and it’s receiving positive reviews from the audience. After the setback of the all-India film “Liger,” this marks Vijay Deverakonda’s comeback. It’s worth noting that his last hit was in 2019, so “Kushi” is his first hit in nearly five years. On that note, he penned a heartfelt message with deep emotions to thank his fans.
Vijay Deverakonda took to Instagram to express his gratitude to his fans for patiently waiting for almost five years. He also mentioned that since the release of “Kushi,” he has been flooded with messages on his phone. In his message, he wrote, “All of you have patiently waited with me for 5 years. You were eagerly waiting for me to work patiently! We did it. Today!! Waking up to this happiness from all sides and hundreds of messages on my phone. I can’t help but get emotional. I can’t help you, but drown in these emotions. I love you all. Go and enjoy this with your friends and family. Because I know you will. Emotionally yours, #KushiYours Truly, Vijay Deverakonda.”
The film ‘Shiv Nirvana’ revolves around Aditya and Viplav, a young couple who come from completely different family backgrounds and go against their parents’ wishes to get married. However, after some misunderstandings arise between them, life takes a different turn. Vijay Devarakonda plays the role of Viplav in the film, while Samantha Aditya plays Aradhya’s character.”