Renowned actor Mahesh Babu, who stars alongside Sreeleela in the Telugu film ‘Guntur Kaaram,’ recently shared insights into his experience with smoking scenes in the movie. During a conversation with Haarika and Hassine Creations, the film’s backers, Mahesh Babu disclosed that initially, he faced migraines after smoking beedis for the film. However, he opted for a healthier alternative by switching to ‘ayurvedic beedis.’
In an effort to bring authenticity to his role, Mahesh Babu had initially incorporated smoking beedis into his scenes. However, the adverse effects on his health, specifically migraines, prompted him to reconsider this approach. The actor’s decision to shift to ayurvedic alternatives not only reflects his commitment to the craft but also underscores a responsible stance on the portrayal of smoking in films.
Mahesh Babu emphasized that his choice to switch to ayurvedic beedis should not be interpreted as an encouragement for smoking. His clarification highlights the importance of promoting responsible on-screen depictions and the influence they can have on viewers.
As ‘Guntur Kaaram’ continues to engage audiences, Mahesh Babu’s revelation about the adjustments made for his smoking scenes adds an interesting layer to the behind-the-scenes dynamics of the film. This move also aligns with the evolving awareness in the film industry regarding the impact of on-screen portrayals on public perceptions and health choices.