Bengaluru: Vasishta N Simha, who has marked a niche of his own in Kannada cinema, is all set to step foot into a new territory.

The actor, who has mostly appeared in negative and character roles, turned hero with Nagathihalli Chandrakshekar's India v/s England.

The 17-film-old-actor will now be making his Tollywood debut with debutant director Ashok Teja's Odela Railway Station.

The shooting for Vasishta’s debut Telugu film went on floors on September 9.

The script is written by Sampath Nandi and produced by KK Radhamohan under the Sri Satya Sai Arts banner.

While Anup Reubens is scoring the music for the film, well-known DOP Soundara Rajan is taking care of the cinematography.

Co-starring with Vasishta will be Hebah Patel of ‘Adhyaksha’ fame, a known face in the Telugu industry.

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When asked about his Tollywood debut, Vasishta said "Initially, the director approached me for a Kannada remake of a Telugu cinema, which I refused to do. Incidentally, he happened to watch few of my Kannada films and became a fan of my performances. Meanwhile, writer Sampath Nandi liked my role in Mufti, and everything else too worked out in my favour. It is nice that I have been offered a film in another language based on my talent".

Vasishta is not just known for his acting skills but also his singing skills. His bass voice is one of the reasons for his huge female fan following.

It must be seen if this film will also see a singing debut for Vasishta in Tollywood too.

Coming back to Sandalwood, Vasishta was last seen in Radha Krishna's Reddy's Mayabazar 2016. He is looking forward to the release of Kalachakra, in which he plays the lead role