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Pooja Hegde will play the lead opposite Allu Arjun, while Tabu, Jayaram and Sathyaraj will star in important roles.
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The makers of the Allu Arjun – Trivikram film announced the title and also released the first look teaser on Independence Day. Titled Ala Vaikuntapuramlo, this will be the third time collaboration between the director and actor after S/O Satyamurthy and Julai. The announcement was made by the official Twitter handle of production house Geetha Arts.

Releasing the first glimpse of the film, Allu Arjun tweeted, “Ala Vaikunthapuram Lo ... First Glimpse! #AlaVaikunthapuramloFirstGlimpse!”

The film’s heroine Pooja Hegde also tweeted the title poster.

Industry sources say that though the makers initially zeroed in on Vaikuntapuramlo, it was the director who insisted on adding ‘Ala’ as a prefix to make it rhyme with his previous film titles including Athadu, Attarintiki Daredi, A..Aa, Agnyaathavaasi and Aravinda Sametha.

Ala Vaikuntapuramlo will be Allu Arjun’s second film with Pooja Hegde after Duvvada Jagannadham. The film will also feature an ensemble cast consisting of Tabu, Nivetha Pethuraj, Sushanth, Navdeep, Jayaram, Sathyaraj, Sunil, Rajendra Prasad, Rahul Ramakrishna, Brahmaji, Harsha Vardhan, Murali Sharma, Vennela Kishore and Brahmanandam. We hear that either Navdeep or Sushant will be playing the role of Allu Arjun’s brother while Nivetha plays Allu Arjun’s sister in the film.

Reports say Tabu and Jayaram will be playing important roles in the film. Interestingly, versatile actor Sathyaraj will be seen as the hero’s grandfather. Both Jayaram and Sathyaraj’s roles are said to be meaty and performance-oriented. It may be noted that Jayaram had earlier played the antagonist in the Telugu film Bhaagamathie, which had Anushka Shetty in the lead, and his performance was received well.

The film will be bankrolled jointly by Allu Aravind and S Radha Krishna under the banners Geetha Arts and Haarika & Hassine Creations respectively. The technical crew of this film includes S Thaman for music, PS Vinod for cinematography and Naveen Nooli for editing.

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