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Mega Prince Varun Tej for shifting gears, to flex muscles for Matka

Sunday, November 26, 2023 • Tamil Comments
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Mega Prince Varun Tej, who recently celebrated his dream wedding with Lavanya Tripathi in Tuscany, Italy, is now gearing up to showcase his prowess at the box office. Varun Tej is set to commence the regular shoot of his debut Pan Indian film "Matka" with director Karuna Kumar of "Palasa" fame. The film, produced on a grand scale by Mohan Cherukuri (CVM) and Dr. Vijender Reddy Teegala of Vyra Entertainments, is scheduled to begin shooting in December.

The pre-production work is in full swing, and elaborate sets are being constructed to recreate the atmosphere from the 1950s to the 1980s. The story unfolds between 1958 and 1982 and is based on a real incident set against the backdrop of Vizag. A large set depicting old Vizag city is being erected in Hyderabad. The movie will feature multiple action sequences supervised by four fight masters. Varun Tej will undergo a complete transformation for the film, appearing in four different get-ups, as the narrative spans 24 years. "Matka" is expected to be the actor's highest-budget entertainer.

Norah Fatehi and Meenakshi Chowdary are cast opposite Varun Tej in the film, which also features Naveen Chandra and Kannada Kishore. The movie will be released in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi languages. The technical team includes GV Prakash Kumar as the music composer, Karthika Srinivas R as the editor, Ashish Teja as the production designer, and Suresh as the art director.

Varun Tej of late is reeling under string of flops and he is now keen to regain his lost glory and hopes the marriage will bring him luck. His film Operation Valentine will soon release. In Operation Valentine,he is romancing former Miss World Manushi Chillar under the direction of Shakti Pratap Singh. The film is a pan India entertainer and it features Varun Tej in the role of an IAF pilot.

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