Megastar Chiranjeevi’s nephew, Panja Vaisshnav Tej will be making his debut in the Telugu cinema industry with the movie, Uppena. Directed by Buchi Babu Sana and bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers, the movie will have yet another debutante, Krithi Shetty as the female lead and Vijay Sethupathi is said to be playing the role of her father. And recently, the makers of this film have made it official that Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi has joined the sets of Uppena. Check out their social media announcement!
Super happy to announce that Makkal Selvan @VijaySethuOffl garu joined the shoot of #Uppena starring debutants #PanjaVaisshnavTej, Krithi Shetty and directed by #BuchiBabuSana.. Music by Rockstar @ThisIsDSP.. @SukumarWritings pic.twitter.com/EqQP3lr2IT
— Mythri Movie Makers (@MythriOfficial) August 21, 2019
Reportedly, Panja Vaisshnav Tej will be playing the role of a fisherman. Furthermore, Vijay Sethupathi is also rumoured to play the antagonist in this movie. Upenna has been written by director, Sukumar and Rockstar Devi Sri Prasad will be composing tunes of the movie. Coming to Vijay Sethupathi, he will be making his Tollywood debut with the upcoming Magnum Opus, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy which has a huge star cast.
Reports doing rounds all over the internet state that Vijay Sethupathi has been roped in to play the lead in the sequel of the National Award-winning movie, Awe. However, the official confirmations are awaited.