Arjun Reddy fame Vijay Devarakonda makes his Tamil debut with Irumugan director’s next!
Vijay Devarakonda is an household name all across the South after the sensational success of his movie Arjun Reddy. Eventhough he has acted in a few other hit films like Yevade Subramanyam and Pelli Choopulu, it was his performance in Arjun Reddy that made him hugely popular. The movie was released in August and won both critical and commercial acclaim.
Riding high on the success of Arjun Reddy, Vijay has been getting solid offers in the Telugu industry. The actor is also making his entry to Kollywood next year by playing the lead in director Anand Shankar’s next. KE Gnanavel Raja’s production house Studio Green is launching Vijay Devarakonda in Tamil cinema. The official announcement was made today morning through Studio Green’s official Twitter handle.
Director Anand Shankar is a former associate of ace filmmaker AR Murugadoss. His directorial debut Irumugan, with Vikram in a dual role, was a blockbuster success. Much is expected from his second film as Vijay Devarakonda is a phenomenal actor with a big fan following. The youngster’s performance as the surgeon who becomes an alcoholic post break-up is rated as one the finest in recent years. Audience are already excited about him foraying into the Tamil film industry.
Meanwhile, Vijay is also shooting for legendary actress Savithri’s biopic Mahanati, helmed by his ‘Yevade Subramanyam’ director Nag Ashwin. He is playing the role of a journalist in the film which also stars Keerthy Suresh, Samantha and Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan. Mahanti is also being dubbed in Tamil as ‘Nadigayar Thilagam’.