‘Arjun Reddy’ a 2017 Telugu film starring Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey in lead roles was directed by debutant Sandeep Reddy Vanga. It is a story of a young and brilliant medico titular character, Arjun Reddy with anger management issues. The film deals with the contemporary issues faced by the urban youth upon love failure.
The film is being remade in Tamil, titled ‘Varma’, by director Bala and has ‘Chiyaan’ Vikram’s son Dhruv reprising the lead role. The heroine, however is yet to be finalized. Cinematographer Sukumar and music director Radhan have been signed in to the project that is being bankrolled by E4 Entertainment. Director Raju Murugan of ‘Cuckoo’ and ‘Joker’ fame, will be penning the dialogues.
Shooting has begun and is in progress at Kathmandu, Nepal.