Actor Sai Dharam Tej will team up with seasoned filmmaker VV Vinayak for a film titled ‘Intelligent‘. The film is said to be a racy action thriller and will have Sai Dharam Tej playing a gangster type role in it. Lavanya Tripathi will be seen playing the female lead in the film while Rahul Dev will be seen playing the antagonist in the film, making a comeback in Telugu after a long time. The makers held a pre-release event of ‘Intelligent‘ on Sunday, February 4th, 2018 and unveiled the theatrical trailer of the film which gives us a sneak peek into the film. Sai Dharam Tej seems to be donning a role with numerous shades – a software engineer and a gangster – and locking horns with the baddie Rahul Dev. Lavanya Tripathi looks cute in her role and the chemistry between Sai Dharam Tej and Lavanya seems very striking. Watch the theatrical trailer of ‘Intelligent’ starring Sai Dharam Tej here:
‘Intelligent’ will release along with ‘Tholiprema‘ which stars Varun Tej and Raashi Khanna in the lead roles. Touted to be a romantic drama, ‘Tholiprema’ is directed by debutante Venky Atluri and seems to be a promising entertainer. Speaking about the clash between the two films, Sai Dharam Tej had said that there is no competition the two cousins and he wants both the films to do well. Sai Dharam Tej also said that both the films are different in genre and have a lot of potential to do well.
Interestingly, ‘Tholiprema’ was also the title of Varun Tej’s uncle, Pawan Kalyan’s super hit film which starred Keerthi Reddy in the lead role. ‘Tholiprema’ was one of the biggest blockbusters in the career of Pawan Kalyan and was a musical hit too. Directed by A.Karunakaran, ‘Tholiprema’ released in 1999 and is still considered to be one of the biggest films in Pawan Kalyan’s career. Varun Tej has gone through a complete makeover for ‘Tholi Prema’ and looks impressive in his bearded look in the film.