Harish Shankar doesn’t let his villain compromise. Yes, Varun Tej is the villain of ‘Valmiki’. He has the swag of a proudish feudal head. The Mega hero speaks in the Telangana language, delivering a punch towards the end of the Teaser: ‘Anduke peddollu cheppinru. Naalugu bullet lu sampadisthe rendu kaalchukovale, rendu daachukovale’.
A gangster who saves bullets for tomorrow, he bumps into a filmmaker, played by the Kollywood actor Atharvaa Murali. The Man in Black is a dark character sporting unkempt look.
Starring also Pooja Hegde, the remake of ‘Jigarthanda’ (Tamil) has been produced by Ram Achanta and Gopi Achanta of 14 Reels Plus.
Music is by Mickey J Meyer, while cinematography is by Ayananka Bose.
The crime comedy releases on September 13.