Telugu actor Allu Arjun will make his Tamil debut with director N Linguswamy’s upcoming film. The actor is an established star in the Telugu industry and has had dubbed releases in Tamil as well. Due to this, he has a sizeable fan following in Tamil Nadu.
The upcoming film will be produced by KE Gnanavel Raja for Studio Green. The movie marks Gnanavel Raja’s 12th production, and Allu Arjun’s 18th movie as the male lead. The movie is claimed to be a mega-budget entertainer.
The bi-lingual was launched earlier today in Chennai in the presence of veteran actor Sivakumar, N Linguswamy, KE Gnanavel Raja and Allu Sirish.
Allu Arjun hails from a well-connected film family. He is the son of Allu Arvind, a popular producer. Ram Charan Tej, another rising star, is his cousin. He made his debut as a child artist with films such as Vijetha, and Daddy. He was first cast as the male lead in Kovalemudi Raghavendra Rao’s Gangotri. The film was a massive success, and Arjun followed it up with movies like Arya (which was remade in Tamil as Kutty), Bunny etc. In his 12 years in the industry, Arjun has made over 15 films, and a majority of them have been successful at the box office.
At present, Arjun is working on Duvvada Jagannadham opposite Pooja Hegde. Directed by Harish Shankar, the film is a racy thriller.