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The film’s team zeroed in on Priya Anand after her performance in ‘Rajakumara’ won her accolades.
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Priya Anand’s debut in the Kannada film industry with the Puneeth Rajkumar starrer Rajakumara was a huge hit and has been fetching the actor several new offers. According to reports, she has signed a new project in Kannada titled Orange and it will be directed by Prashanth Raj.

Incidentally, Orange will bring back the winning combo, Prashanth Raj and Ganesh, after the success of Zoom. The shooting for the film commenced on February 11 and is progressing at a rapid pace. Sources close to the film unit say that when the team was scouting for a suitable heroine to play Ganesh’s love interest in this rom com, they zeroed in on Priya Anand after her performance in Rajakumara won her accolades.

The technical crew of Orange includes Joshua Sridhar as the music composer, Santhosh Rai Pataje as the cinematographer and Ravi Varma as the stunt director.

Prashanth Raj made his directorial debut with Love Guru in 2009 which fetched him several awards. He then went on to direct movies such as Gaana Bajaana, Whistle and Zoom.

Ganesh’s last release was Chamak last year and he currently has a couple of films on hand, including Orange. He also has Nicotine (C10H14N2), which will be directed by Pawan Kumar. The shooting for this film is expected to commence soon and it is in the pre-production mode right now.

Priya Anand made her debut with the Tamil movie Vaamanan in 2009. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi movies till now. Her last release was the Bollywood film Fukrey Returns. For upcoming films, she currently has the Malayalam movie Kayamkulam Kochunni, in which she will share screen space with Nivin Pauly and Mohanlal, and now the Kannada movie Orange.

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