Mega Prince Varun Tej is getting ready to join the sets of his upcoming movie Valmiki, the remake of Jigarthanda. The movie has been already launched recently and Varun Tej will commence the shoot in mid-April. According to the latest update, the makers have roped a Tamil actor Atharvaa Murali to play a crucial role in the film. It is a known fact that Siddharth played the role of an aspiring filmmaker in the Tamil and now his role will be essayed by Atharvaa Murali.
Valmiki will be directed by Harish Shankar and is bankrolled by 14 Reels banner. Devi Sri Prasad is on the board to compose the music. Varun Tej will play the role of Bobby Simha from the original version. Jigarthanda is a gangster drama which revolves around a notorious don.