The actor, who has been on a long break, will be seen in 'Ammana Mane' as a family head, trying to balance work and family.

Raghavendra Rajkumar bags hero role
Flix Sandalwood Friday, July 13, 2018 - 17:17

It has been a while since Raghavendra Rajkumar had acted in films. But now, he is all set to make a comeback with Chillum, in which he will be playing a baddie.

While this film is progressing at a good pace, we hear that the actor has inked a new deal to play the male lead in the upcoming film Ammana Mane, which will be directed by Nikhil Manju. 

The official pooja of the film is slated to happen on August 15th to coincide with Raghavendra Rajkumar’s birthday. Reports are that it is a family drama loaded with sentiments.

In the film, the protagnist plays a family head who has to balance his work pressure and family life. Touted to be a multi starrer, the director is in talks with actors for other important roles in it.

Ammana Mane is scheduled for release next year. The release date is expected to be announced soon.

Nikhil Manju is an accomplished director with several awards to his credit including the National Award for his film Reservation. His film Hajj won three Karnataka State Awards under the categories Best Film, Best Actor (Nikhil Manjoo) and Best Story (Srilalithe).

Raghavendra Rajkumar, son of legendary thespian Rajkumar and brother of superstars Shiva Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar, made his acting debut as a child artiste. After acting in a few films, he decided to take a break from acting in 2004. His last film as hero was Pakkadmane Hudugi. He later turned for films such as Jackie, Anna Bond and Yaare Koogadali.

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