Karthikeya, who is enjoying the success of his recent offering RX 100, is on signing spree. After delivering successful movie RX 100, directed by Ajay Bhupathi, Karthikeya has become overnight star and flooding with number of offers from top film makers. According to the latest update, Karthikeya has signed his next upcoming film, which will be helmed by N Krishna of Nuvvu Nenu Prema fame. Karthikeya will play the lead role in this novel based drama and the upcoming project will be bankrolled by Kalaipuli S Thanu under the banner of Star Production. RD Rajasekhar is on the board to handle the Cinematography work. Very soon the official announcement will be made by the makers regarding this project.
The sources close to Karthikeya say that N Krishna was very impressed with the performance of the actor and that is the main reason, he offered the role. It is also heard that Payal Rajput, who played the love interest of Karthikeya in RX 100, has also been roped in Bellamkonda Sai Srinivas starrer film, in the direction of Teja. She will play the second female lead. Kajal Aggarwal is already on the board to play the female lead.
RX 100 recovered Rs 2.5 Cr in just 2 days and turned out blockbuster at the box office. Earlier Karthikeya’s father producer Ashok Reddy, made a small budget movie ‘Itlu Prema’ and lost Rs 4.5 Cr. It is heard that Karthikeya has repaid all the losses of the first film. RX 100 has already crossed RS 10 Cr marks. It means it has already recovered 4 times its investment.
RX 100 is all about the story of Shiva (Kartikeya), who is a well behaved and cultured guy, falls in love with Indu (Payal Rajput). Love blossoms between the couple and right when the time comes to disclose the affair to their elders, the couple gets separated through a very shocking twist.