The model turned actor Ravi Awana, who debuted in Telugu with Puri Jagannadh’s directorial venture ISM starring Nandamuri Kalyanram, is now playing the main bad boy in Natural Star Nani’s upcoming much awaited film Krishnarjuna Yudham, which is progressing at brisk pace in the direction of Merlapaka Gandhi, who has directed two films so far. Both the films of the director, Venkatadri Express and Express Raja, were well-received by critics and the fans at the box office.
Recently during the media interaction, Ravi Awana opened up about his role in Krishnarjuna Yudham, he said, “I will be seen playing antagonist in Nani’s film and will also dub for my character. I am from Noida but moved to Mumbai to make a career in film Industry. Now I am in South. Krishnarjuna Yudham will be my first big break as a main villain.”
The sources close to the film unit say that Ravi Awana plays a human trafficker who is from Mumbai and networks with other cities. He essays a gangster in this breezy entertainer. His role is also high on drama and emotions.
Nani will make his screen presence in dual avatar and this is his third film that will have him play dual roles after ‘Jendapai Kapiraju’ and ‘Gentleman’. Anupama Parameswaran and Rukshar Mir are playing the female leads in the film, which is being bankrolled by Sahu Garapati and Harish Peddi for Shine Screens.