Many Bollywood actors have tried their hands in Kannada cinema in the past and have tasted decent success. Actors like Juhi Chawla, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor and many others have acted in Kannada movies and were appreciated for their performances too. And the latest to get added to that list is Sudhanshu Pandey who is popular for his works in Hindi television and supporting roles in Bollywood. Sudhanshu Pandey will mark his debut in Kannada with the sequel of Kotigobba which will feature Kichcha Sudeep in the lead role. The sequel will be directed by debutante Shiva Karthik while it will be bankrolled by Rockline Venkatesh who had the produced the first two parts. The film was officially launched in March this year and Sudhanshu Pandey is currently in Bengaluru shooting for his portions in the current schedule.
Sudhanshu Pandey is not new to South Indian cinema and has already worked in Tamil cinema earlier. Sudhanshu made his debut in Tamil with Billa 2 which featured Ajith in the lead role. Sudhanshu Pandey is currently awaiting the release of Shankar’s 2.0 which features Rajinikanth in the lead role. Sudhanshu will be seen playing a role with grey shades in 2.0 alongside another Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and will be his first biggie in Tamil cinema. The release date of 2.0 is yet to be confirmed by the makers but speculations are high that it may hit the screens in August this year.
Speaking about his role in Kotigobba sequel, Sudhanshu would be seen playing the antagonist in the film opposite Kichcha Sudeep. The rest of the cast is yet to be revealed by the makers which is expected to happen in the near future. The film is yet to be titled and will be the third instalment in the franchise of Kotigobba with Sudeep in the lead role.