Telugu Manchu actor Vishnu Vardhan Babu is set to appear as Gali Nageshwara Rao in an untitled Telugu film. Filming for the film has already begun, and the actor learned about the character on Twitter. The film will be directed by Ishan Surya and will be released under the banner of AVA Entertainment.
Actress Payal Rajput was recruited by the film’s production team to play the role of the female lead opposite Manchu Vishnu.
Manchu made his debut in the film industry as a child artist in the film Ragile Gundelu in 1985. The actor then played the lead role in the Telugu action film Vishnu in 2003 and won the Filmfare award Best Male Debut for his performance in the film.
In October last year, Manchu Vishnu was elected president of the Movie Artists Association against the panel led by actor Prakash Raj. The stakeholder panel also won the four positions of office bearers including secretary general, vice president, co-secretary and treasurer in the election.
The election came after six weeks of fierce campaigning and the exchange of serious allegations by both panels.
Vishnu is married to Viranica Reddy who is the niece of former Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy. Manchu Vishnu is also co-owner of the production house, 24 Frames Factor, and is the founder and president of the school, New York Academy in Hyderabad.
He is the current President of Spring Board Academy and Spring Board International Preschool which has over 75 branches in the states of Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
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