Today (March 7), Abhishek Agarwal Arts, the production house of the film, took to Twitter to make a big announcement. Anupam Kher, who is making his comeback into the Telugu film industry after more than 30 years, will be seen playing a character named Dhanvantri in ”Karthikeya 2”. Reports suggest that Anupam’s role is very unique as it will be a mixture of good and bad characters. Anupam Kher who’s known for his unconventional and quirky kind of performances enjoys a huge fan following among the masses since his debut in Aagaman (1982).
Abhishek Agarwal Arts released a video welcoming the legendary actor. They wrote, ”Team #Karthikeya2 Snake welcomes one of India’s most versatile actors on board! Happy Birthday @AnupamPKher @actor_Nikhil @chandoomondeti @kaalabhairava7 @AbhishekOfficl @vivekkuchibotla @sahisuresh @MayankOfficl @peoplemediafcy @AAArtsOfficial #AnupamKherInKarthikeya2.”
Here’s the post:
Team #Karthikeya2 welcomes one of India’s most versatile actors on board! Happy Birthday @AnupamPKher ji … https://t.co/XJJ3ul17JG
— Abhishek Agarwal Arts (@AAArtsOfficial) 1615111623000
Touted to be a suspense thriller, this film will have Nikhil Siddharth in the lead role. The search for a suitable heroine to star opposite Nikhil ended with Anupama Parameswaran being roped in. Sources in the know say that when Anupama was offered the role, she agreed to take it up as it had a wide scope to perform. Swathi Reddy will be seen playing the second heroine. The film is bankrolled by TG Vishwa Prasad, Abhishek Agarwal and Vivek Kuchibotal under the banner People Media Factory in association with Abhishek Agarwal Arts. Kala Bhairava is composing the tunes for this flick with Karthik Gattamaneni handling the camera and Goutham Nerusu editing the flick.