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Telugu Independent Cinema

presents Yedari Varsham

How it started?
Description of the group:

Telugu Independent Cinema started in Jan 2011 as Facebook group. Created by Mahesh Kumar Kathi, has 906 members till date

What were they doing?


TIC Members discussed on a wide variety of things related to Cinema Reviews of present movies, yester year movies, technical aspects There were queries by newbies,answered by professionals and scholars There was exchange of huge information

Yedari Varsham How did it start?


Though there was information sharing between the members, a few members thought that making a movie is the only way to learn and contribute to Independent Cinema Pradeep Madugula (National Award Winner for the shortfilm Advaitham) proposed a story called Samudrapu Anchulu to be made into a short film.

Comments followed Members showed great interest

Ohh! Then why wasnt it made?

Since, many films on the backdrop of sea have come, members showed interest on this story called Oori chivari illu by Tilak

Members suggested many stories

First meeting
Pradeep scanned the stories for members to read with apologies to publishers

First meeting

First meeting

Second meeting Oct 9

Third meeting

Third meeting Oct 23

Fourth Meeting Oct 30

Action group called TIC Filmmakers was created

TIC Filmmakers
TIC Filmmakers started on Oct 30, 2011. Created by Mahesh Kumar Kathi, has 40 members till date
Description of the group:

Fifth Meeting Nov 5

Fifth Meeting

Location scout by Gitacharya

Location scout by Ajay, Shyam, Mahesh

Location scout by Ajay, Shyam, Mahesh

Location scout by Mohan and Sreenadh

Location scout by Mohan and Sreenadh

Sixth Meeting Nov 12

Raghu Kunche was finalized in the lead role for Shekaram He attended the meeting as well.

Sixth Meeting Nov 12

Location scout for Railway station by Kamal and Chakri

Location scout for Railway station by Kamal and Chakri

Seventh and Eighth Meetings Nov 19 & 27

So much is the process of pre-production planning

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