Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi has given us many great movies and at the same time has never failed to impress us with his flawless performances. The actor has now made a huge impact in the South Film Industry and will soon be seen making his Kannada debut with Rustum. In the film, he will be sharing screen space with Kannada movie star Shiva Rajkumar. Recently, Vivek shared his excitement on working with Shiva and said, “I think I was destined to do a film with Shiva anna and I think it will definitely turn out to be one of the great and memorable experiences of my career. That’s why I decided to do a special appearance in the film.” Also Read - Russia Gets Banned From Greatest Sports Event, Is Inside Edge Season 2 Showing 4 Year Sports Ban Coming True?

According to a source, when Vivek was 16 or 17 years old, he met Shiva for the first time during a shoot. “Vivek went to meet him on his film set with a family friend. He was the first one who offered a film to Vivek. Even though Vivek politely declined since he was not ready for his acting debut then, he was extremely touched by Shiva Rajkumar’s kind gesture,” shared the source. Also Read - Inside Edge 2 Release Time, Date, Streaming Platform, Cast, Trailer, Review, Recap And More

“Vivek always stands by his friends and never forgets things they do for him. So the moment he was told it’s Shiva’s film, he didn’t even hear the script and immediately agreed to be part of it,” the source added. Also Read - Bollywood Celebrities React to Supreme Court's Ayodhya Verdict, Urge to Maintain Peace

Rustum also features Shraddha Srinath in the female lead and Mayuri as sister to Shivanna.  Along with Vivek, other actors who will be making their Kannada debut in the film are Harish Uthaman of Gouravam and Pandiya Naadu veteran Tamil director Mahendran of Theri. The antagonist will be played by Arjun Gowda. The film’s cinematography will be done by Naveen Kumar and music by Anoop Seelin.

Bankrolled under the banner Jayanna Combines, the film’s shooting has already started and fans are now waiting for the release of the film.