The first look poster of the Nani starrer Jersey has been released amidst a lot of expectations and is going viral. Being a sports drama about a late bloomer, Jersey will be a highly emotional film with good scope for Nani to perform. Sources in the know say that the film is set between 1986 and 96 and what happens in the life of the main protagonist during that decade. The poster of the film was released on the New Year Day featuring Nani in a Jersey and he sports a beard as well. Reports are that he plays a 36-year-old with a wife and child but his passion for cricket makes him want to make it to the Indian cricket team.
The film is currently in the post production mode with its release planned in April this year. Jersey is being bankrolled by Suryadevara Naga Vamsi under the banner of Sithara Entertainments and helmed by director Gowtam Tinnanuri. The film will have Anirudh composing the tunes, Navin Nooli in charge of the editing and Sanu Varghese cranking the camera.
Jersey has Nani and Shraddha Srinath playing the lead pair with Sathyaraj, Brahmaji and Ronit Kamra in supporting roles.
With Jersey nearing completion and inching towards its release date, Nani is set to move over to his next. He has inked the deal to star in the Vikram Kumar directorial and the prep work to get it on to the floors is now on. The title of this project was recently revealed to be Gang Leader. Incidentally, it is the title of the yester year hit movie starring Chiranjeevi in the lead role. Nani will also be appearing in the Tamil movie Palaandu Vaazhga in a cameo role. This movie is being directed by Anjana Ali Khan.
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