January 20 : Filmmaker and producer Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta of Dharma Productions have joined South superstar Vijay Deverakonda for his next movie. The shooting for the same has started in Mumbai.
Vijay has started shooting for his next film with director Puri Jagannadh, the project’s name is yet untitled. This will be a pan India film to be made in Hindi and all south Indian languages.
Deverakonda, best known for films such as "Arjun Reddy" and "Dear Comrade" underwent rigorous training and flew to Thailand to learn mixed martial arts and other fight forms.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh dropped the confirmation on the project. He dropped a stunning new video and stills from the first day of shoot. He captioned it, “Karan Johar - Puri Jagannadh film: #VijayDeverakonda flew to #Thailand to learn mixed martial arts and other fight forms for this role... Costars #RamyaKrishnan and #RonitRoy... The title is not finalized yet. #VD10 #PJ37 #VdPjShootBegins”
Actors Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy, Vishu Reddy, Aali and Getup Srinu are also part of the cast. The film, presented by Dharma, billed as an actioner will be jointly produced by Jagannadh, Johar, Mehta and Charmme Kaur.