The film is reportedly a detective thriller set in the pre-Independence era.

Rakshit Shetty to play detective in Hemanth M Raos Tenali
Flix Sandalwood Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 14:21

Rakshit Shetty’s upcoming film, Tenali, will be a detective thriller set in a different era. Reports say that the film is set in the pre-Independence era, with Rakshit Shetty playing a detective in it. The film will be helmed by Hemanth M Rao, who had earlier wielded the megaphone for the Rakshit Shetty starrer Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu. The film turned out to be a big hit and now the duo are back together with Tenali.

Tweeting about the project, the director wrote: “Ive always been a big fan of history and period pieces. I had this idea for a film set during the independence struggle. I discussed the idea and character with Rakshit who really loved it, so we decided to try a few looks for fun (sic).”

He added with a pic of Rakshit's look: “Tenali is still an idea & has a long way to go. I will only start writing once I’m done with @KavaludaariFilm, it’s still too early to say when Tenali will begin his adventure but whenever it happens, the film will see the 3 of us @PUSHKARA11 #Rakshit & I work together again (sic).”

Hemanth is currently busy with Kavaludaari. Written and directed by Hemanth, the film is bankrolled by Puneeth Rajkumar’s wife Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar under the banner PRK Productions. Its star cast includes Anant Nag, Rishi, Suman Ranganathan, Achyuth Kumar, Roshni Prakash, Siddharth Maadhyamika and Siri Ravikumar. While Anant Nag will be seen as a retired police inspector, Rishi plays a sub-inspector. Charan Raj is the music composer for this flick and Advaitha Gurumurthy is the cinematographer.

Rakshit is currently busy with Avane Srimanarayana, in which he is sharing screen space with Shanvi Srivastava. He also has Charlie 777 in the pipeline for release.

As director Hemanth has indicated, Tenali has a long way to go, so movie buffs will need to wait for some more time to know more about the film.

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