Allu Arjun kicked off his upcoming next film after Duvvada Jagannadham titled Naa Peru Surya recently which is being directed by writer turned director Vakkantham Vamsi. Naa Peru Surya will mark the debut of Vakkantham Vamsi as a director in Telugu cinema, who has penned down stories for hit films like Kick, Temper and Race Gurram in the past. The film is touted to be a romantic-action drama and will have Allu Arjun playing a unique role.
Naa Peru Surya has been in the news for quite a while now regarding the female lead role in it. Initial reports had it that Kannada actress Rashmika Mandanna was approached for this role and has been almost finalised for it
Later, news had it that Gentleman actress Nivetha Thomas was being considered for the lead role and the a actress even did a photo-shoot for the film, and the makers of the film were quite impressed too.
Emerging reports from Telugu film circles are doing rounds that Majnu actress Anu Emmanuel is being considered for this role and is the top contender for the role. Though the production has not confirmed this yet, reports are doing rounds that Anu Emmanuel has been signed on to play the lead role in Naa Peru Surya.
“The film is something very new for the hero and the makers have been searching for an unconventional name to co-star with him as the female lead. While Anu Emmanuel has become a popular name, she hasn’t got the star image that an actress in an Allu Arjun film would generally have. However, she’s got an edge because of the freshness she brings to the table,” a source was quoted in a leading daily.
With so much buzz around the film, Naa Peru Surya is currently the focal point of Telugu cinema.
Anu Emmanuel is currently shooting for her upcoming film in Telugu alongside Power Star Pawan Kalyan which is being directed by Trivikram Srinivas.