Hero Ram who is gearing up for a new release after a considerable gap says that initially he was apprehensive to take up the film Masala. And no it has got nothing to do with sharing screen space with a senior actor like Venkatesh. According to the actor he was scared to accept the film films because of the Abhishek Bachchan character in the original which had gay-ish tone to it. He says that in Telugu film industry for a leading hero to do such a role was a very difficult.
However the actor says he was convinced later and agreed to do the film as it would give new dimension to his career as well as offer something new to the audience. Many big stars in the industry are doing such difference characters so why not me thought the actor and finally agreed to do it is what one gets according to the actors words. Masala is a remake of Hindi film Bol Bachchan which had Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan in lead roles.