Bollywood actor Anupam Kher roped in for Nikhil Siddhartha starrer ‘Karthikeya 2’
Actor Anupam Kher who has entertained the audience with over 500 films in various languages has now joined the team of upcoming movie Karthikeya 2 starring Nikhil Siddhartha. This movie will mark his comeback into Telugu film after more than 30 years.
Mega hit mystery thriller, Karthikeya was released back in the year 2014. The fans got super excited when the makers announced its sequel, Karthikeya 2 featuring Nikhil Siddhartha. Now, the makers have made another announcement regarding an addition to the cast of the movie. Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been finalised to play a pivotal role in ‘Karthikeya 2’.
On Sunday, the production house of the film, Abhishek Agarwal Arts, took to twitter and made an official announcement regarding the same. The house released a video and wrote, “’Team #Karthikeya2 Snake welcomes one of India’s most versatile actors on board! Happy Birthday @AnupamPKher.”
Team #Karthikeya2 🐍 welcomes one of India's most versatile actors on board!
Happy Birthday @AnupamPKher ji 💐@actor_Nikhil @chandoomondeti @kaalabhairava7 @AbhishekOfficl @vivekkuchibotla @sahisuresh @MayankOfficl @peoplemediafcy @AAArtsOfficial#AnupamKherInKarthikeya2 pic.twitter.com/yGso3f46jl
— Abhishek Agarwal Arts (@AAArtsOfficial) March 7, 2021
The video with the caption, welcomed one of the India’s biggest actors Anupam Kher aboard for the project. The video revealed that the legendary actor will play the character named Dhanvantri. According to reports, his role will be very unique as it will be an amalgamation of good and bad characters.
The announcement was made on the birthday of the actor.
Couple of days ago, the crew started the shoot of the film in Gujarat. Anupam, known for his unconventional and quirky kind of performances, will soon join the rest of the cast on the sets.
Talking about the film, Karthikeya 2 is expected to be a suspense thriller. It features Nikhil Siddharth and Anupama Parameswaran in the lead roles. The second heroine in the movie will be Swathi Reddy.
The movie will be helmed by Chandoo Mondeti who had previously directed Kartikeya. The film is being produced by TG Vishwa Prasad, Abhishek Agarwal and Vivek Kuchibotal under the banner People Media Factory in association with Abhishek Agarwal Arts.