Chennai, July 11 Disclosing that the plot of director Mani Bharathi’s upcoming film ‘Battery’ focuses on the practices of some unscrupulous elements in the medical profession who were exploiting the fear of the people for monetary gains, actor Soori said that the film is important as it seeks to create an awareness about some alarming activities happening even now.
Speaking at the trailer and audio release function of the film starring Senguttuvan and Ammu Abhirami in the lead, Soori said: “I am here at this function because director Lingusamy sir, who is in Hyderabad, called me late last night, and asked me to attend this event.”
“When he called, I initially thought that he was inviting me for the song release function of his upcoming Telugu film. However, he informed me that he was inviting me for not his film’s event but for the function of director Mani Bharathi’s ‘Battery’.”
“I was touched by the friendship between directors Lingusamy and Mani Bharathi. Lingusamy is a kind-hearted person who believes that his associate should also be as successful as him. When director Mani Bharathi called me a few minutes later, I told him that I would come for the event but told him I didn’t know what to speak as I have not acted in the film.
“To enlighten me on the film, he narrated the script in a crisp and brief manner. What he told me shocked me. I asked whether these things were happening even now. He replied, ‘yes’. If the life of a loved one is in danger, we tend to try and save that life. We are scared for their well being.”
“Under such circumstances, we turn to only two people: Either we rush to God or to doctors. In such times, some unscrupulous people make money out of people’s fear. Battery is a much-needed film as it seeks to create an awareness on such activities.”