The young sensation Vijay Deverakonda has a slew of films lined under his belt which includes an intense film titled Dear Comrade. To be directed by debutante Bharat Kamma, Dear Comrade will star Rashmika Mandanna as the leading lady and will be bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers and Big Ben Cinemas jointly. Dear Comrade was officially launched today in Hyderabad and the launch event was attended by music composer M.M.Keeravani and directors Siva Koratala and Sukumar. The first shot was clapped by M.M.Keeraavni today at the official launch. The principal shooting of the film is said to be commencing from mid of July. Here are few photos from the official launch of Dear Comrade:
Rashmika Mandanna would be seen playing a cricketer in the film. To prepare for her role, Rashmika has started to train at a cricket club in Hyderabad in order to hone her skills in cricket. Reports also reveal that Rashmika Mandanna would be seen playing a cricketer from Telangana state. Rashmika is said to be practicing batting in the nets and is going through some fielding sessions as well. Dear Comrade will be Rashmika Mandanna’s third film in Telugu. It was being reported that Dear Comrade is the remake of Malayalam film CIA: Comrade in America which stars Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role. However, Dear Comrade director Bharat Kamma denied all these rumours and said that his film is a totally different subject.