Payanam is the latest advancement from the actor turned director Prakash Raj ,which is being produced by his very own home production Duet Movies along with co-producer Dil Raju.
Payanam the bi-lingual thriller is being shot in Tamil and Telugu with Nagarjuna playing the lead along with Prakash raj and is being directed by Radha Mohan(Mozhi ,Abhiyum Naanum). The Telugu version has been titled as Gaganam .This film was in the news for not having any songs in it.
The storyline of Payanam deals with a commercial plane being hijacked by terrorists.
Stop! there just as you think about the Kandahar hijack incident , Prakash himself has confirmed that as per the scipt the hijack in the film takes place at the Tirupathi airport, and a huge set has been set up at Ramoji Rao Studios in Hyderabad to recreate the Tirupathi airport.
Talking about the movie Prakash said, “Payanam is an edge of the seat thriller. It is going to be a new genre film, which all of us will be proud of. The film has no songs, so instead of a audio release we will be holding a trailer release after Diwali.”
While the post production work for the film is going on in Chennai and is almost nearing completion. The movie has been slated for a release on December the 3rd.