According to Sadanand Shetty this film is based on his real life struggle for 21 years in a slum area in Poona, he added that after going through lots of hard work, he decided to show the problems faced by slum dwellers to every citizens of India, for which he was thankful to his director Raj Sagar and also his entire technical team. Director Raj Sagar added that he was lucky to have actors like Atul Kulkarni, Raghuveer Yadav, Omkar Das Manekpuri, Ashok Samarth and Sunil Pal to play the real characters in this film, also producer Sadanand has essayed the role of main protagonist in film, it was shot in real locations.
Film “AASRA” is based on SRA (Slum Rehabilitation Authority), how a person Sadanand Shetty comes to help the poor people, producer Sadanand Krishna Shetty who is also playing lead role in film said as he is from Pune and he has seen the miserable life people staying in slums, and how land mafia tries to steal their land which inspired him to produce this film. Film is releasing in 2nd December 2016.
Film AASRA, produced by Sadanand Krishna Shetty, executive producer Sakshat Sadanand Shetty under the banner of 'Padmavision', screenplay & direction by Raj Sagar, story by MK Shankar, dialogue by Vishudh Anand Sharma, music by Abdhesh Goswami, singers Raghuveer Yadav, Siddharth Mahadevan, Abhijeet Kaushambi, Anushka Chadhha & Abdhesh Goswami, DOP Krishna Soren, editing by B Mahanteshwar and post production at ND9 Studio.
Starring Sadanand Krishna Shetty, Raghuveer Yadav, Atul Kulkarni, Sunil Pal, Omkar Das Manikpuri, Abhishek Pande, Kishori Balal & Ashok Samarth.