Tollywood actor Ravi Varma is making his Kollywood debut with a remake of Adivi Sesh-starrer Kshanam. The actor was elated to share the news on Twitter. “Happy to share this news with you guys that I am debuting in Tamil under Saithan fame Pradeep Krishnamoorthy’s direction with remake of Kshanam[sic],” Varma posted.
The actor was a part of the cast in the Telugu version too. He acted as a drug addict in the original and his performance was highly appreciated. He will be debuting as a lead reprising the role of Adivi Sesh in the Tamil version. In its original version, Anasuya Bharadwaj and Adah Sharma played the female leads. More about this remake will be announced soon.
Reports also suggest that Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has been roped in to play the role of a cop in the film. Ravi Varma is known for his supporting roles in many hit films like Srimanthudu, Bommarillu, Ready and Sainikudu. He made a debut in Tollywood with his hit film Vennela in 2005.
His negative role as a joint collector in recently released Jayammu Nischayamu Raa also got him compliments. Not only that, the actor will also be seen in Rana Daggubati’s Ghazi, which will mark his Hindi debut.
Kshanam, in Telugu, was a low-budget thriller about the disappearance of a young girl and the events that follow. Made on a budget of Rs 1 crore, the film made over Rs 5 crore.
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