Allu Sirish, younger brother of actor Allu Arjun, initially failed to make any impact at the box office in the tinsel town now appears to be upbeat over his upcoming flick ABCD- American Born Confused Desi.
After missing too many release dates, the film is finally gearing up for release. It will be at the theatres on May 17. A grand pre-release event has been scheduled to happen in Hyderabad today. Reports are that Nani will be attending this event as its chief guest. Also, several other top film personalities will be at the event.
ABCD is a remake of the hit Malayalam movie with the same title. The original version was directed by Martin Prakkat and produced by Shibu Thameens under the banner Thameens Films. The film had Dulquer Salmaan, Jacob Gregory, Aparna Gopinath and Tovino Thomas in the lead roles. The film was made on a budget of Rs 4.5 crore and collected about Rs 12.5 crore at the box office.
The first look poster of the Telugu version was unveiled some time ago and has garnered a good response from the film buffs. The Telugu version ABCD is directed by Sanjiv Reddy who will be making his debut as a director. The comedy entertainer has Rukshar Dhillon playing the female lead with Bharath staging a comeback with a pivotal role in it.
Rashmika Mandanna, the popular Kannada actor, has been roped in to play an important role in this comedy entertainer. Sources say that Rashmika understands that her role will be small but did not want to let go of the opportunity as it is a performance oriented role that would provide fodder for her acting skills.
The film has Nagendra Babu and Kota Srinivasa Rao in supporting roles. The film is being bankrolled by Madhura Sreedhar and Yash Rangineni under the banner Madhura Entertainment.
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