Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who directed actor Nagarjuna in his debut film “Shiva” in 1989, is ecstatic to direct his son Akhil Akkineni in an upcoming film. Yes, you read that right. The filmmaker, who has directed Nagarjuna in a gripping cop story titled “Officer”, on Tuesday, took to Twitter to confirm the news. However, other details related to the movie are still under wraps. Meanwhile, Akhil worked with RGV for a short film, which is yet to be released Also Read - D Company Teaser: Ram Gopal Varma Back to Tell The Story of Underworld
Ram Gopal Varma tweeted, “Just love the circle of life Nagarjuna produced my debut ‘Shiva’ and now after some 25 years I produced Nagarjuna’s ‘Officer’ and now in a full circle Nagarjuna is producing Akhil Akkineni‘s film with me as director” Also Read - FWICE Will Not Work With Ram Gopal Varma Anymore, Accused Him Of Not Paying Rs 1 Crore To Technicians
Talking about the film, in another tweet, RGV wrote, “The @AkhilAkkineni8 film am making is a very highly intense and extremely realistic action film and not at all a young cute love story..it’s a very hard love story at its core but emotionally packaged with a very high degree of sensitive violence mixed with tremendous love” ALSO READ: This Is What Ram Gopal Varma Had To Say About Making A Biopic On Late Sridevi’s Life Also Read - Video: Ram Gopal Varma on His Upcoming Film '12 ‘O’ Clock', What Went Wrong With 2007's 'Aag'
RGV has also directed Nagarjuna in films like “Antham”, “Govinda Govinda” and “Drohi”. “Officer”, a cop thriller brings the actor and director duo back together after a gap of over two decades. The film is slated for release on May 25. On the professional front, Ram Gopal Varma just finished working with American porn star Mia Malkova for God, Sex and Truth. RGV was even booked for obscenity for the film, on a complaint by a social activist in January. A case under Section 67 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 was booked against him for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form.
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