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Has Nikhil Kumar given a nod to Chethan’s directorial?

Actor, who is keen on only working with the best, has apparently shown an interest in a subject written by the Bharjari director.

Published: 14th March 2017 02:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2017 02:59 AM   |  A+A-

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Nikhil Kumar, who made his debut with bilingual Jaguar, has not signed on any new project because he insists on working only with the best. In fact, the actor had decided to work with the younger lot of Kannada directors, which he had even shared with City Express in the last interview. In line with that, he has expressed interest in working with directors S Krishna, A Harsha and Chethan Kumar, and have even held few rounds of discussions with all three.

Nikhil Kumar

Now, we hear, Nikhil is likely to decide on Chethan’s script and, if everything goes according to plans, work on the film will take off from May.  Though we don’t have an official confirmation from Nikhil or director Chetan’s end, according to our source, Nikhil and his father HD Kumaraswamy have liked the subject
and are in the process of locking on the script. The film will be a mass entertainer with a relevant social
message.

“Nikhil has been offered some scripts from Telugu directors,” says our source. “Meanwhile, directors such as Chetan and Harsha came up with fantastic stories that suit Nikhil. Right now, father and son have found Chetan’s script most impressive and the team is working around it. Nikhil will then follow it
with Harsha’s project.  The two have decided not to talk about the movie till all the decisions have been made,” our source says. We now have to wait and watch for Nikhil’s next step.

Chethan Kumar

Nikhil has proven his skills in Jaguar, and his dedication was much appreciated. Now all the talk is about the choice of his next. Meanwhile, Chetan of Bahaddhur fame is now wrapping up the dubbing of Dhruva Sarja-starrer Bharjari. The shooting of the songs needs to be done.This multi-talented director and a dialgoue writer is also famous as a lyricist. He has written many introductory songs for top stars in Sandalwood.

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