Suniel Shetty to debut in Telugu with Varun Tej's film
Directed by Kiran Korrapati, a former assistant of Sreenu Vaitla, the film shows Varun essaying the role of a professional boxer
Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty, known for films Bhai, Border, Hera Pheri and Dhadkan, is all set to debut in Telugu cinema with Varun Tej's upcoming sports drama. Directed by Kiran Korrapati, a former assistant of Sreenu Vaitla, the film shows Varun essaying the role of a professional boxer.
"It is a sports-themed film something on the lines of Salman Khan’s Sultan. The makers have recently met Sunil Shetty and offered a crucial role in the film. Impressed with the way the character was conceived, he is excited and willing to come on board," informs a source. Incidentally, Sunil Shetty is also making his debut in Kannada with Kichcha Sudeep-starrer Pailwaan and has bagged a crucial role in director Priyadarshan's Malayalam epic historical war film Marakkar: The Lion of the Arabian Sea.