Varun Tej’s new film went on the floors on Thursday. The first look poster of the film was unveiled on the occasion of the film’s launch and it appears that the film is based on boxing.
Kiran Korrapati, an associate of director Srinu Vaitla will be wielding the megaphone for this venture. Allu Venkatesh is bankrolling the film under along with Sidhu Mudda under the banner Renaissance Pictures and Allu Aravind will be presenting it. The groundwork for this project is on and the shooting will commence in December this year.
Reports are that Varun Tej has put in a lot of effort into this film and underwent rigorous training in the US to fit the role. Varun Tej’s last release was Gaddalakonda Ganesh, which had him paired up with Pooja Hegde. The film was initially titled Valmiki but had to be changed to Gaddalakonda Ganesh following a legal issue. The film marked the Tamil hero Atharva’s debut in Tollywood.
Gaddalakonda Ganesh is the remake of the hit Tamil movie Jigarthanda which was written and directed by Karthik Subburaj. The film had Varun Tej reprising the role done by Bobby Simha in Tamil and Atharva will be seen in the role done by Siddharth in the original. It was bankrolled by Ram Achanta and Gopi Achanta under their banner. On the technical front, Mickey J Meyer composed music for this flick with Ayanaka Bose handling the camera. Chota K Prasad edited the film.
It may be noted here that the original version in Tamil was written and directed by Karthik Subburaj with Lakshmi Menon playing the female lead and Nassar, Ambika, Karunakaran and Sangili Murugan playing the supporting roles. The film fetched the National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Bobby Simha and Best Editing for Vivek Harshan.
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