Operation Gold Fish, a film based on Article 370
Also starring Nooka Raju, Abburi Ravi and Rao Ramesh, the film features Aadi as a Kashmiri pandit who is an NSG commando
Director Sai Kiran Adivi, known for telling unconventional stories, is ready with his cross-genre film Operation Gold Fish (OGF). The film starring Aadi Sai Kumar and Sasha Chattri is based on the mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley in the 90s due to militancy, and apparently also sheds light on the recently revoked Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian constitution, which gives the state of Jammu & Kashmir a host of special rights.
Revealing the reason why he chose to make OGF, Sai Kiran says, "The idea of OGF germinated from my real-life observations and it took me three years to develop the script. It's a first-of-its-kind story that is relevant to the times we live in. I met families of Kashmiri Pandits to make the story authentic. They have been fighting for their rights for years now. We made OGF with a hope to pave the way for the return of these people to their homeland. The film touches upon the issues faced by them after the genocide and exposes the sinister politics. It will not only evoke a feeling of patriotism but also keeps you invested in its love story."
Sai Kiran says the decision to scrap Article 370 by the Indian government came as a surprise to him. "I feel it's a great move by our government and in a way, this decision has brought joy not only to these people but also to our entire team," he adds.
Also starring Nooka Raju, Abburi Ravi, and Rao Ramesh, OGF features Aadi as a Kashmiri pandit who is an NSG commando. The film is in its last leg of post-production and the makers are planning to release it in September.