The Tamil version of Arjun Reddy, namely Adithya Varma, made a theatrical release in November 2019. Director Gireesaaya made his directorial debut with the film and is produced by Mukesh Mehta under E4 Entertainment. The film stars actor Vikram's son Dhruv Vikram and Banita Sandhu in her Tamil debut in the lead role.
Bala, a promising Tamil director, Started the shoot of this film titled under the name Varma, in September 2017. However, the producers of the movie issued a press statement stating that they would go for a complete re-shoot as they were not satisfied with the final cut provided by Bala. Bala decried these comments, saying it was his own decision to quit the film, "in order to safeguard creative freedom". Hence, Bala decided to disassociate from the project and stick to his original version.
Now the raw and untouched original version directed by Bala is hitting on an ATT platform Xappie Plex.
On a career front, Dhruv Vikram will share the screen space with his father and veteran actor Chiyaan Vikram in Karthik Subbaraj’s upcoming yet to be titled project. The film is tentatively titled Chiyaan 60 and bankrolled by Lalit Kumar under his home banner Seven Screen Studio. Touted to be a gangster flick, it is anticipated that the film will narrate the story of a gangster father and his son.