The Tamil star had an extended cameo in Telugu film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy but this time he is playing a full-fledged role. Vijay Sethupathi will play the lead antagonist in Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna’s movie.
And it’s a great news for all Vijay Sethupathi fans as the talented 96 actor has joined the cast of stylish star Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in director Sukumar’s next. The Tamil star had an extended cameo in Telugu film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy but this time he is playing a full-fledged role. Vijay will play the lead antagonist in the film. In an interview to Indian Express, a source said, “Vijay Sethupathi has become choosy about the films he tackles. The storyline narrated by Sukumar has impressed him and he has agreed in principle to work in the film. The duo will soon catch up for a detailed narration to find common ground over several aspects.”
The film is tentatively titled AA 20 and is based on red sand smugglers set in the backdrops of Rayalaseema and Nellore. “Sukumar has done a location recce in Nallamala forest to find exactly the right locations for the shoot and currently, the art department is busy with the set work.” added the source. Meanwhile, Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna are basking the success of their recent Makranti releases Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo and Sarileru Neekevvaru.
Allu Arjun and Sukumar’s collaboration in the past has been very successful, with films like Arya and Arya 2, which in turn helped Arjun gain popularity in the industry. For his performance in Arya, he received a number of nominations in popular award categories, and also won a few. The pre-production of their upcoming film began from September.
Stylish Star also posted pictures from the pooja ceremony with a message, “AA20 Pooja . 3rd time with my darling Sukku . DSP special combo always . Hoping to create a magic again . Thank you Koratala Shiva garu , Surender Reddy Garu & Allu Arvind garu (dad) and all other guests for gracing the occasion. Thank you Mythri Movies & Muttamsetty Media” So, are you excited to see Vijay Sethupathi and Allu Arjun in one frame? Tweet to us @writtenupdates.