Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is reportedly going to star in the Kannada film Rustum that will have Shiva Rajkumar in the lead role. A romantic action entertainer, Rustum will mark the directorial debut of ace stunt master Ravi Varma. The film is produced under the banner Jayanna Combines.
Shraddha Srinath has been roped in to play the female lead and Mayuri will be seen as Shiva Rajkumar’s sister in Rustum.
Anoop Seelin is scoring the music for this movie and Mahendra Simha is wielding the camera. According to reports, Shiva Rajkumar plays a cop in this flick and he will be sporting a new look in it.
Vivek Oberoi was seen last year in Tamil playing the villain in the Ajith starrer Vivegam. It may be mentioned here that there are reports that he will be sharing screen space with Mohanlal in his upcoming Malayalam film Lucifer. The film will be marking the debut of actor Prithviraj as a director. The shooting of Lucifer, which will also have Manju Warrier, Sania Iyapan, and Indrajith Sukumaran in significant roles, is reportedly scheduled to begin soon.
Vivek Oberoi made his acting debut in Bollywood with the Ram Gopal Varma directorial Company in 2002, which too, incidentally had Mohanlal play a significant role as a police officer. Vivek went on to win the Filmfare Best Debut Award and Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the character. He made his debut in Tamil and Telugu film industries with Rakta Charitram and Rakta Charitra respectively.
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