Actor Nani’s next with director Vikram Kumar will go on the floor on February 19. This is Nani’s 24th film as an actor, and his first with Vikram. Said to be an entertainer with a difference, the movie will be produced by Mythri Movie Makers.
Reports indicate that Siddharth is playing the antagonist in the film. However there has been no public confirmation as yet.
A spokesperson for the production house said that the female lead has not been finalised. “There are several announcements that we will be making in a short while. Our core team is not finalised yet. But we will soon. An official announcement is planned for later this month,” he said.
As to reports that the movie was Vikram’s attempt at horror genre, the spokesperson said: “Its just too soon to comment. The film is a thorough entertainer. However, in keeping with Vikram Kumar’s penchant for making different films, this script too has something unique.”
Insiders say that Anirudh Ravichander will be composing the music for the film while PC Sreeram will handle the cinematography. Incidentally, Anirudh is working on Mani’s Jersey as well.
Vikram Kumar’s last Telugu release was the Akhil Akkineni- Kalyani Priyadarshan starrer Hello. The Tamil version is scheduled to release soon.
Nani, meanwhile, was last seen in Devadas opposite Nagarjuna. He played a mild-mannered doctor who becomes friends with the head of the local mafia.
Nani also has Jersey, a sports drama that is expected to release soon. Directed by Gowtham Tinnanuri, the film follows a late-bloomer who takes to Cricket and wants to become a part of the Indian Cricket team. The film begins in the year 1986, according to reports. Sithara Entertainments’ Surya Devara Nagavamsi is the producer of this film that went on the floors in September this year.