Actor Vikram's son, Dhruv, is all set to make his acting debut with the Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy. Director Bala, best known for films such as Sethu, Pithamagan and Paradesi will helm the remake.
Now, the title of the movie is official and Arjun Reddy will be Varma in the Tamil remake.
The project, which is going to be bankrolled by E4 Entertainment, which produced films like Ezra and Godha, and its producer Mukesh Mehta says that he is honoured by the opportunity.
The female lead of the film is yet to be finalized by the team. Cinematographer Sukumar has been signed to wield the camera. The project is expected to go on floors soon.
Riding on very high expectations, Dhruv had also made a short film last year, that dealt with the subject of child abuse within the family. The film was called Goodnight Charlie.
The star kid has many talents indeed. The movie which is a modern-day retelling of Devdas, which will soon be remade in multiple languages, a source said.
Arjun Reddy, a coming of age drama film, was directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and produced by Pranay Reddy Vanga under the banner Bhadrakali Pictures. The film is about a Telugu boy falling in love with a Tulu girl and deals with their whirlwind relationship.
The original version starred Vijay Deverakonda who made his acting debut in 2011 with Nuvvilla and has acted in films such as Life is Beautiful, Yevade Subramanyam and Pelli Choopulu.
Shalini Pandey played the female lead of the film. While Dhruv would be reprising the role done by Vijay Deverakonda, there is no announcement yet regarding the female lead of the remake.
Arjun Reddy was made on a budget of Rs. 5 crore and it went on to gross over Rs. 51 crore at the box office.