Kannada star Upendra is a known celebrity in the Telugu states as well. His films like Raa and Upendra were huge hits in Telugu. He also acted in a few straight Telugu films like S/o Satyamurthy. The latest we hear is that Upendra is all set to make his comeback in Tollywood. If the latest grapevine is anything to go by, Upendra plays the role of Varun Tej's father in the latter's upcoming boxing drama.
It is already known that Varun Tej signed a sports drama that is being directed by newcomer Kiran Korrapati. According to the sources, the makers approached Upendra to play the role of Varun's father in this film. This role is a crucial one in the film. There will be a beautiful bond between the roles of father and son. This is the first time Upendra is playing the role of a father. We hear that an official announcement about Upendra's inclusion will be out soon.
The shoot of this untitled project began in March this year. The team completed the first schedule in Vizag. Later, the shoot got postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nadhiya is playing the role of Varun's mother in it. Dabangg 3 fame Sai Tamhankar is the female lead of this movie. Allu Venkatesh and Sidhu Mudha are bankrolling the project. SS Thaman is composing the music of this film.