After actress Lavanya Tripathi opted out of the film with Vijay Deverakonda, which is being directed by Parasuram, the makers have now signed on Kannada actress Rashmika Mandanna as the leading lady. Rashmika shot to fame with Kirik Party in Sandalwood and since then has been a top contender for a lot of films in all the south Indian industries. Reports in the media are confirming that Rashmika Mandanna has been roped in as the leading lady in this yet to be titled film.
The film is being produced by Bunny Vaas and presented by Allu Arvind under the banner GA2 Productions. The movie was launched in Hyderabad few months ago but there hasn’t been any progress in the shooting. With the recent developments, the makers will look to get the ball rolling sooner.
Rashmika Mandanna is currently working on a film in Kannada alongside Ganesh which is titled Chamak. The shooting of the film is under progress currently in and around Bengaluru which is being directed by Suni. Chamak is being produced by Mysuru based producer T R Chandrashekhar. Rashmika will also appear alongside Naga Shaurya in an untitled film.
On the other hand, Vijay Deverakonda is riding high on the success of his latest release, Arjun Reddy, which has been receiving an astounding response from Telugu viewers. Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Arjun Reddy has Vijay essay the role of a heart-broken young doctor who goes through an emotional ride after his breakup with his girlfriend.
More details on this Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna starrer film are expected to rolled out soon by the makers.