Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan made his Tollywood debut with the Savitri biopic Mahanati, earlier this year. He had played the legendary actor Gemini Ganesan in the biopic and won appreciation. And now he is reportedly ready to work in his second Tollywood film.
Sources in the know say that a leading production house would be bankrolling the venture and no further details are available. However, weâ€™ve come to know that Dulquer will be sharing screen space with Venkatesh in this film.
Besides this Telugu flick, Dulquer has the Tamil movie Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal in the post production stage.
He had also recently joined the sets of the Hindi film The Zoya Factor, which will be his second outing in Bollywood. The film is based on the novel by the same title penned by Anuja Chauhan. It is about an advertising agency executive, Zoya Singh Solanki getting to meet the Indian cricket team and turning out to be their lucky mascot which eventually helps the team to lift the Cricket World Cup in 2010.
Dulquer's maiden Bollywood film, Karwaan, released on August 3rd. Karwaan is a comedy drama directed by Akarsh Khurana and produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Priti Rathi Gupta under the banners RSVP Movies and Ishka Films. The film has Kriti Kharbanda making a cameo appearance with Amala Akkineni in a pivotal role.
Apart from Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal, Dulquer also has another Tamil film in his kitty - Vaan, directed by RA Karthik - needing his attention. He has also signed three Malayalam films. While Kurup to be directed by Srinath Rajendran is one project to look out for, he also has BC Noufalâ€™s Oru Yamandan Prema Kadha in the pipeline. While these two films are in the pre-production stage, Dulquer has also signed a new film with director Mahesh Narayanan of Take Off fame.
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