Arya will soon be making his debut in the Kannada film industry with Rajaratha. Directed by Anup Bhandari, the film has Nirup Bhandari playing the lead role. Reports are that Arya was impressed with the Bhandari brothers’ work in Rangi Tharanga so much so that he decided to team up with them for Rajaratha. Arya will be a playing a powerful role in the film and his character is named Vishwa. Rajaratha is a bilingual being made in Telugu and Kannada simultaneously.
Arya made his acting debut in the Tamil film Arinthum Ariyamalum in 2005 which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. He has appeared as hero in a number of films and had made his debut in Tollywood with Varudu in 2009. Arya’s debut in the Malayalam film industry was with Urumi in 2011. With the star signing up Rajaratha, he will have acted in all the four regional languages. Apart from Rajaratha, he also has a Tamil film Santhana Devan in his kitty.
On Rajaratha, we hear that it is a romantic comedy that has Nirup Bhandari and Avantika Shetty playing the lead pair. P Ravishankar, Arya and Sruthi Hariharan will be appearing in pivotal roles in the film.
While the film’s director Anup Bhandari is composing the tunes for the songs in Rajaratha, the background score is being scored by B Ajaneesh Loknath. William David is wielding the megaphone for this project. Touted to hit the marquee in December 2017, the film is being bankrolled by Ajay Reddy, Vishu Dakappagari, Anju Vallabh and Sathish Sastry under the banners Jolly Hits, SrishtiCreationZ and & ABCinemas.
The film is progressing at a brisk pace with the team shooting a major portion of it in and around Mysuru.
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