New 'Karthavyam' to have Nayantara in the lead

First Published 17, Oct 2017, 5:17 PM IST
New Karthavyam to have Nayantara in the lead
  • One of the most powerful female-oriented film in Tollywood was Karthavyam of 1990.
  • Vijayashanthi, as Police Officer Vyjayanthi, had won the National Film Award for Best Actress.
  • The new film would have Nayantara in the lead and she would be playing a collector.

One of the best and all time hits of Tollywood with a powerful female-oriented storyline was Karthavyam where veteran actress Vijayashanthi played the role of a police officer Vyjayanthi. This Telugu political action drama directed by Mohan Gandhi was a blockbuster and remade into many languages.

Another powerful female-oriented film is being made in Tamil- Aramm which will be released in Telugu as Karthavyam. But in the new Karthavyam, Nayantara will be seen as a District Collector in the lead role. The film is being directed by Gopi Nainar with R Ravindran as the producer under the Trident Arts Banner.

This political entertainer where Nayantara will portray a powerful character is in its post production stage and will be released soon. The film unit plans to release the Tamil version by October end and Telugu version in November first week. Ghibran gave the music for the film.