In the recent times, we have seen many Bollywood actors like Akshay Kumar, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor are making an entry in the south industry. And now we have one more name to the list, the Rakhta Charitra star Vivek Oberoi, who last year made his Tamil debut with Thala Ajith's Vivegam is all set to make his entry in the Sandalwood industry with Rustum. The film marks the directorial debut of ace choreographer Ravi Varma and is bankrolled under Jayanna Combines.
Until now, Ravi had mentioned in earlier reports in that he will rope in a Bollywood actor and now seems he has locked it with Vivek's name. Apart from him, the film features superstar Shivarajkumar, Shraddha Srinath and Mayuri in key roles. Rustum also marks the debut in sandalwood industry of Harish Uthaman of Gouravam and Pandiya Naadu fame, along with veteran Tamil director Mahendran of Theri fame. New talent Arjun Gowda has been roped in to play the lead antagonist in the film. As per the reports, Shivarajkumar will play the character of a cop, while Vivek's role is still kept under the wraps.
As per the report from a leading portal, a source revealed, “The film’s shooting is currently on and Shivarajkumar is participating in the shoot. Vivek will be joining the sets soon.” The music of the film is composed by Anoop Seelin while Naveen Kumar will handle the camera. The makers of Rustum are targeting December 24 to release the film. Anyway, are you guys excited for Vivek's Kannada debut? Share your thoughts in the comments section below...
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