Akhil Akkineni may have faced a setback with his debut film, but that hasn’t deterred him one bit from going full steam ahead with his next film. And from the looks it, things appear to be shaping up pretty well for his sophomore effort. For starters, the project is touted to be in stark contrast to his debut feature, and it’s being directed by Vikram Kumar of Ishq and Manam fame a man who knows how to helm refreshing films with new actors. And now, the daughter of one of Indian cinema’s most-famous Directors’, is also ready to join the cast of the film.
Sources close to the production reveal that Kalyani, who’s the daughter of the legendary Priyadarshan, is all set to make her acting debut opposite Akhil in the film. She’s currently working as an assistant director in both Hindi and Malayalam films. Her father is well known for his work across Bollywood and Mollywood, having delivered some huge hits in the past.
Talks with Kalyani are said to have reached an advanced stage, and she should be signing on the dotted line soon. We’d love to see this fresh pair together.
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