Nikhila Vimal made her debut in Sathyan Anthikad’s Malayalam film Bhagya Devatha. She is a familiar face in Kollywood after Saikumar’s rural drama Kidari. She has previously worked with the actor in Vetrivel also.

The actress has now signed her first Telugu film opposite Allari Naresh. The film is a Telugu remake of Malayalam hit Oru Vadakkan Selfie. Nikhila will reprise Manjima Mohan’s role from the original.

The script has been modified slightly to suit Telugu audience and there will be more laughs to suit Allar Naresh’s comic image. Srinivas Avasarala will play an important role in the film.

Shooting will start in March in Pollachi after which the crew will move to Hyderabad. The original’s director G.Prajith will helm the remake also.