Rashmika Mandanna, the lady luck of Vijay Deverkonda has been roped in upcoming Telugu movie, the remake of Tamil hit movie Jigarthanda, in which Mega hero Varun Tej will play the lead role. It is known news that Sai Pallavi made her Telugu debut with Fidaa, where she essayed the role of Varun Tej’s lover in the direction of Sekhar Kammula.
Harish Shankar is going to direct the remake of Jigarthanda in which Rashmiak Mandanna will be seen romancing with Varun Tej and it will be bankrolled by Dil Raju. This is the first time when Kannada beauty has got the opportunity to work a mega hero.
Though Rashmika Mandanna started her filmy career in Kannada Film Industry but currently she is focusing in Tollwyood. After delivering Geetha Govindam, she became overnight star in Telugu Film Industry.
Rashmika Mandanna was last seen in multistarrer Devadas in which Natural Star Nani and Akkineni Nagarjuna played the lead role. But the movie was just ok at the box office.
In this Jigarthanda remake, Rashmika Mandanna will reprise the role of Lakshmi Menen. In Karthik Subbaraj’s Jigarthanda, Siddharth and Bobby Simhaa played the lead roles.
On the other side, Rashmika Mandanna will also be seen in upcoming Telugu movie Dear Comrade, where she is playing a cricketer and Vijay Deverakonda is playing the lead role
Varun Tej is currently busy in his upcoming film F2: Fun and Frustration and is also waiting for the release of ‘Anthariksham9000 KMPH’ , which happens to be Telugu cinema’s first space film. It will be released on 21st December 2018. Varun Tej is essaying the role of an astronaut.
It has also come out that Varun Tej will be seen playing a boxer in an upcoming untitled film, which will be helmed by Kiran Korrapati.
If everything will go accordingly, the project will kick off in early 2019.