A source close to the development told the ETimes Telugu, ”The injury happened when Nikhil was shooting for an action sequence. He suffered an injury in his left leg. He was immediately taken for treatment. He will not be able to shoot for the action scenes till the wound heals.”
”Karthikeya 2” is the sequel to the 2014 hit film Karthikeya is written and directed by Chandoo Mondeti. It is a fictional story inspired by true events and set against the backdrop of Kumbh Mela. Nikhil and the cast of Karthikeya 2 have been shooting for the film in Gujarat for the last few days. Earlier, they had shot in Tirupati too. The shooting of Karthikeya 2 began in March 2020. Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the sequel. TG Vishwaprasad and Abhishek Agarwal are bankrolling the project under People Media Factory in collaboration with Abhishek Agarwal Arts. Kaala Bhairava is in charge of composing the music while Karthik Gattamneni will be handling the cinematography.