We have already reported that Nikhil Siddhartha has started the preparation for his next upcoming film Karthikeya 2, which is currently in the pre production stage. As per the latest updates, the makers of Karthikeya 2 are planning to make the movie on the budget of Rs 13 crore. Karthikeya 2 is a socio-fantasy thriller and it will have extensive visual effects.
Chandoo Mondeti, who helmed Karthikeya, will be helming the sequel as well. An official announcement regarding the film’s leading lady is awaited. Currently the makers are in the hunt of female lead. It is heard that Swathi Reddy will play the crucial role in this film. Nikhil was last seen in investigative thriller drama Arjun Suravaram, which was just average at the box office. The movie was the official remake of Tamil blockbuster Kanithan and the same director TN Santosh has helmed the Telugu version too.