Venkatesh is back and this time in a completely new look. After entertaining us with Babu Bangaram, the actor is all set to recreate the magic on screen as a boxing coach in Guru. The makers of the film took to Twitter to release the first look of Ventakesh on the occasion of his 55th birthday and it is nothing less than a treat for his fans. From his look to the music, everything about the teaser gives you a fresh feeling. A remake of R. Madhavan’s hit Tamil film Irudhi Suttru, Guru is directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad and stars Ritika Singh, who made her debut with the film.
— Rana Daggubati (@RanaDaggubati) December 12, 2016
Venkatesh, also known as Victory Venkatesh, has usually essayed the roles of a lover boy or family guy but in this film, he appears in beefed-up look. The actor plays a boxing coach in the film, who had given up the game following a scuffle with authorities over politics in sports. However, he goes on to train a talented girl in order to fulfil his own dreams. But his comeback is not a smooth ride because he meets someone who is as complex as him.
— Rana Daggubati (@RanaDaggubati) December 13, 2016
Ritika Singh, who is a national-level kickboxer well-versed with mixed martial arts and karate, made her debut in this film’s Hindi version, Saala Khadoos. She plays a fan of Pawan Kalyan in the film. Principle filmography of this Ventakesh-starrer took place in Vizag, Hyderabad and Goa.
The movie also features Mumtaz Sorcar, Nasser, Tanikella Bharani, Zakir Hussain among others. The Tamil version raked in over Rs 15 crore in just two weeks. The film will hit the screens on January 26.
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