Vijay Nagendra, who worked as an assistant director in two blockbusters, Mr and Mrs Ramachari and Rajakumara, will soon be directing a film. Reports are that the director has impressed actor Ganesh with a storyline and will be wielding the megaphone for a film that will have him in the lead role.
To be bankrolled by popular producer HLN Raj, the film will go on to the floors in August this year. Reports are that an official announcement about this film will be out on July 2ndto commemorate Ganeshâ€™s birthday. Ganesh is currently busy with the film titled Orange, which is being directed by Prashanth Raj. The filmâ€™s official pooja happened on the occasion of Ganesh and Shilpaâ€™s wedding anniversary, it may be noted here. Touted to be a romantic entertainer, the film is expected to hit the silver screens in a couple of months.
It may be mentioned here that Vijay Nagendra was initially in talks with Puneeth Rajkumar and Yash but both the actors could not accommodate time as they were busy with their other acting commitments. Following this, he had approached Ganesh and was given a go ahead after an impressive story telling session, say sources.
A television presenter and actor, Ganesh made his acting debut with the 2002 release Tapori. He initially appeared in small roles before working his way up as a hero.
Films to his credit include Baa Baaro Rasika, Amrithadhare, Chellata, Cheluvina Chittara, Gaalipata which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor â€“ Kannada, Maleyali Jotheyali, which again won him the same award, Shravani Subramanya etc.
While Orange is almost nearing completion, Ganesh is looking forward to join the sets of Vijay Nagendraâ€™s film.
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