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Guru first look: Venkatesh in rugged avatar for his next, see posters

In the Telugu version of the film, except for the lead role, all other actors have been retained. Venkatesh is replacing Madhavan as washed-up boxing coach.

Written by Krishna Vamsi | Hyderabad |
Updated: September 18, 2016 12:18:44 pm
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Venkatesh looks all beefed up with a rugged beard as the actor is all set for his new avatar as a boxing coach in his next film, Guru. The makers on Saturday released a few posters showing the actor with gloves on punching a sandbag.

The Telugu movie, Guru, is the official remake of critically acclaimed sports drama Saala Khaados (Irudhi Suttru in Tamil) starring Ranganathan Madhavan. The film also featured newcomer Ritika Singh as an aspiring boxer, coached by Madhavan in the movie.

According to industry sources, the shooting of Guru will begin from September 19. The location of the shoot is Vizag.

In the Telugu version of the film, except for the lead role, all other actors have been retained. Venkatesh is replacing Madhavan as washed-up boxing coach. Actress Ritika Singh, a national-level kick boxer well-versed with mixed martial arts and karate, made her debut in Hindi films with Saala Khadoos.

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The movie also features Mumtaz Sorcar, Nasser, Tanikella Bharani, Zakhir Hussain among other supporting roles. Under Sudha Kongara’s direction, the movie is being bankrolled by Y Not Studios, which had produced the original film too.

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The movies is about a boxer who quits the game following a scuffle with authorities over politics in sports but goes on to train a talented girl in order to fulfill his own dreams.

After the posters were put out, Madhavana and Rana Daggubati, nephew of Venkatesh, took on to Twitter to share their excitement. “And here it is #VictoryV in and as #Guru #sudha @sash041075 @ritika_offl @StudiosYNot ,” shared Rana with the poster picture.

And Madhavan was uber excited too. “HEYYY fantasticcccccc… I am so excited,” he tweeted.

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