Tamil actor Nandita Swetha to make Telugu debut in Nikhil’s next

  • IANS, Chennai
  • Updated: Apr 15, 2016 14:39 IST
Nandita Swetha has featured in films like Attakathi and Mundasupatti in Tamil. (ActressNanditha/Facebook)

Tamil actor Nandita Swetha, known for her work in films such as Attakathi and Mundasupatti, will make her Telugu debut in actor Nikhil Siddhartha’s yet untitled upcoming film.

“Nandita has been confirmed as one of the heroines. It was after months of search, the makers finally zeroed in on Nandita, because she’s very talented and her character has lot of scope for performance,” said a source from the film’s unit. Directed by Anand Vi, the film also stars Avika Gor and Hebah Patel.

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Nandita had always dreamt of working in Telugu filmdom, according to the source. “She was offered several Telugu projects over the years; however, she was waiting for the right opportunity. She didn’t want to make her Telugu debut with a bad film, hence didn’t sign any project in a hurry,” said the source.

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The film, which will be a love story with some fantasy elements, will feature Nikhil in two different avatars. Produced by Venkateswara Rao, the project has music by Sekar Chandra.

Nandita is currently busy shooting for Selvaraghavan’s Tamil horror-thriller Nenjam Marappathillai, and she will join the sets of Nikhil’s project from this month end.

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