August 02 : Mrunal Thakur makes her Telugu debut with Dulquer Salmaan’s next. The makers of the film, Vyjayanthi Movies, unveiled the first look of her character on her birthday on Sunday.
Mrunal plays a character called Sita in the untitled Telugu film opposite South superstar Dulquer Salmaan. The actress will be seen as one of the leading female leads. Revealing a glimpse of her character, the makers wrote: “Proud to introduce @mrunal0801 as Sita. Happy birthday Sita. You will conquer hearts.” Produced by Swapna Cinema, the film is being directed by Hanu Raghavapudi. It will be presented by Vyjayanthi Films.
Mrunal, who turned 29 on Sunday, took to Instagram and shared her first look poster from the film, and wrote, “Here’s a gift from me to you on my special day! Thank you @swapnacinema for this! Here to conquer your hearts with the lovely @dqsalmaan."
Hanu Raghavapudi, known for LIE and Padi Padi Leche Manasu, also shared the character’s teaser video, and wrote, “Happy birthday, Sita! May you keep rising and shining."
Last week, the makers had unveiled the first look of Dulquer’s character from the film, who play Lieutenant Ram, an Indian soldier. in the film. Vishal Chandrasekhar will compose the music of the film.
Earlier, while announcing the film, the makers had unveiled a poster, and going by it, the film looks like a period romantic drama. The poster also hinted that the story unfolds in 1964.
Meanwhile, Mrunal was last seen in Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s sports drama Toofan opposite Farhan Akhtar. Mrunal had earlier worked in regional films. She has starred in Marathi movies like Vitti Dandu and Surajya.
Mrunal will also be seen in Jersey opposite Shahid Kapoor. Jersey is an official remake of the hit Telugu film of the same name. Shahid will essay the character of a cricketer in the movie. Apart from this, Mrunal will be seen in Aankh Micholi with Abhimanyu Dassani, Paresh Rawal, Sharman Joshi and Divya Dutta.