Varma teaser: Dhruv Vikram plays a modern-day Devdas

Vikram and his son Dhruv

Titled as Varma, the shooting has been wrapped up and the first look poster has been unveiled today on the eve of Dhruv's birthday.

Chiyaan Vikram's son Dhruv is playing the lead role in Varma, the Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster movie Arjun Reddy in which Vijay Devarakonda and Shailini Pandey played the lead role. Following this, the makers were forced to release it officially.

Varma, the Tamil remake of Arjun Reddy, marks the debut of Dhruv.

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Varma, on the other hand, is being produced by Mukesh Mehta under the banner E4 Entertainments and will have music by Radhan who composed the music for the original. Actor Raiza Wilson of Bigg Boss Tamil fame has also played a key role in the upcoming film.

While Varma is based on Arjun Reddy which was written and directed by Sandeep Vanga, filmmaker Raju Murugan, known for helming films such as Cuckoo and Joker, has penned the dialogues for the Tamil remake. It is his debut movie and widely acclaimed director Bala is behind the film. "Varma" is expected to strike the box office in November. Its enormous success at box office prompted several filmmakers to vie for its remake rights but eventually it went to Bala.

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