One of the greatest contemporary writers in Telugu, Raachakonda Viswanatha Sastry ( Raa.Vi.Sastry) published a compilation of short stories titled Aaru Saarayi Kathalu.
Inspired by this book, a film is being made titled Sarayi Veerraju with Ajay and Ramya as the lead pair, which is being produced by PRK Rao and directed by S Kannan. The shooting of the film is now in progress in and around Visakhapatnam. The music for the film is scored by James Vasanthan.
The star cast of the film includes Shani, Jogi Naidu, Dhanraj, Vinay and others. In addition around 80 new faces selected from the district of Vizag have been trained in acting and introduced in the film.