Salaam Venky is directed by Revathi, who also directed the national award-winning film Mitr: My Friend. The film stars Kajol in the lead role, the film is cantered around a true story of a woman and the challenges she faces in life.
Sharing the poster of the film, Kajol captioned her post, “#SalaamVenky Trailer out on November 14th! @AshaRevathy @vishaljethwa06 @RahulBose1 @RK1610IsMe @AahanaKumra @isinghsuraj @shra2309 @itsKajolD #varshakukreja @Mithoon11 @dop_ravivarman @priyankvjain #Connekkt”
The film also stars Vishal Jethwa, Aahana Kumra, Rahul Bose, Rajeev Khandelwal, Anant Mahadevan and Aamir Khan in a special extended cameo.
The film was earlier titled as The Last Hurrah, but later makers opted for Salaam Venky, the film is inspired by a true story and real characters, tells a tale of an exemplary mother, Sujata, who battled the most challenging situations one can ever face with a smile.
The film is produced by Suraj Singh and Shraddha Agrawal through their banners, Blive Productions and RTake Studios, respectively. The film is scheduled for a theatrical release on 9 December 2022.
Apart from Salaam Venky, actress Kajol is shooting for The Good Wife, an upcoming legal and political drama streaming television series on Disney+ Hotstar. It is an adaptation of Robert King and Michelle King's The Good Wife, being directed by Suparn Verma. The series is cantered on a housewife who, after 13 years, returns to work at a law firm to support her family when her husband gets imprisoned.