Nani who is known for predominantly starring in out-and-out commercial films, is currently busy in his upcoming sport based drama Jersey. According to the latest update, the makers of Jersey are bringing several professional cricket players from Hyderabad for Nani starrer. This surprise news is giving shock to everyone. This is going to be first time when professional cricket players will be seen playing key roles in Nani’s film
Since Jersey is a sports film, the makers didn’t want to take chances and decided to rope in youngsters from the city who have been playing professional cricket in the city Hyderabad and state level for several important roles.
U Turn fame Shraddha Srinath is playing the love interest of Nani in this film, which is being directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri .
Gowtam Tinnanuri say, “It’s a story about a late bloomer who realizes his talent at a certain age and pursues his dream to join Indian cricket team. It’s a period sports drama and the story takes place between 1986 and 1996. Nani is playing a character called Arjun in the film Jersey.” The director describes the film as a “success story of a failure”.
Earlier in an interview, Gowtam Tinnanuri has already said, “The story of Jersey is not based on any real character. It’s entirely a fictional story.” Suryadevara Naga Vamsi is bankrolling Jersey under the banner of Sithara Entertainments. Anirudh Ravichander is scoring the music for the film.
On the other-side, Nani has also joined hands with Vikram Kumar for an upcoming film. According to the latest buzz in the film industry, Vikram Kumar is planning to bring Mallu Girl Priya Prakash varrier on the board to play the female lead role.
Nani was last seen in multistarrer Devadas, directed by Sriram Adittya in which Akkineni Nagarjuna played the role of gangster.