Tamil star Vijay is currently working on a film titled, Varisu under the direction of Tollywood director Vamshi Paidipally. Being bankrolled by Telugu producer Dil Raju, Varisu will have a simultaneous release in Telugu as Varasudu. The film’s shooting is in its final leg.
Meanwhile, the latest we hear is that ‘The Animal Welfare Board has issued notices to the makers of Varisu. Getting into details, the team of Varisu has used five elephants to shoot for a sequence in the movie. Reportedly, the Varisu team has not taken pre-permission to use the set of elephants in the movie and regarding the same, the authorities have issued notices to the makers. News is also that the Animal Welfare Board is expected detailed information on the entire issue from the production house Sri Venkateshwara Creations banner. What will Dil Raju do to overcome the issue? Remains to be seen.
Touted as a family entertainer, Varisu has star heroine Rashmika Mandanna in the female lead role. The film also has senior artists such as Sarathkumar, Jayasudha, and Prabhu among others in key roles. Sensational music composer Thaman is composing soundtracks for the movie. Amidst high expectations, Varisu is gearing up for a Pongal/ Sankranthi festival season release. In Tamil, Varisu will be facing competition from Ajith Kumar’s Thunivu. H Vinoth is the director of this actioner.
In Telugu, Varisu dubbed version Varasudu will be facing tough competition from Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Veera Simha Reddy and Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Walter Veerayya.