After winning hearts in Telugu filmdom with films such as Pellichoopulu and the path-breaking Arjun Reddy and the recently released Geetha Govindam, Vijay Devarakonda is all set to test his luck in Tamil filmdom with his next project Nota, a Tamil-Telugu bilingual, being directed by Irumugan fame Anand Shankar.
The film officially went on floors in March after its release it was officially launched in Chennai. With the film which is in the post-production stage, the makers are aiming for a release on October 4, two weeks before the Ayudha Pooja festival.
Tipped to be a political thriller, Deverakonda agreed to do a bilingual for the love of Tamil audiences. “For all the love people from Tamil Nadu have given me, let me tell them that they’ll see my performance in my own voice. I can guarantee it. Tamil audiences love made me want to go bilingual,” the actor reportedly said.
According to sources, Vijay will dub himself in Tamil for his character in this political thriller. The film has Mehreen as the leading lady and Chennai’s supermodel Sanchana Natarajan essays a key role. This will be the second film in Tamil for Mehreen after Nenjil Thunivirundhal. The film is produced by KE Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green. The technical crew of the film includes Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy for music and CS Shyam for cranking the camera.
Vijay's recently release Geetha Govindam turned out to be a super hit and have managed to reach the Rs 50 crore club. On its 12th day at the box office, Geetha Govindam has grossed Rs 52 crores. The film still has a few days run at the box office and the final figures will be out officially.
He currently has a slew of films in his kitty including Taxiwala which has Malavika Nair as his co-star and DearComrade lined up for release.
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