Dulquer Salmaan, the acclaimed actor and producer known for his versatile performances in various Indian languages, is set to headline the upcoming film “Kaantha.” The project will be jointly produced by Salmaan’s Wayfarer Films and Rana Daggubati’s Spirit Media.
Directed by Selvamani Selvaraj, whose previous work includes the award-winning film “Nila” and the upcoming documentary series “The Hunt for Veerappan,” “Kaantha” promises to present Salmaan in an unprecedented role. Although specific plot details are being kept under wraps, the film’s announcement coincided with Salmaan’s birthday, adding to the excitement among his fans.
Hailing from the Malayalam film industry based in Kerala, Salmaan is unique in Indian cinema for his proficiency in multiple languages. He has garnered immense success in Malayalam with hits like “Kurup” and “Bangalore Days,” as well as in Tamil with “O Kadhal Kanmani” and in Hindi with “Karwaan.” His recent release, “Sita Ramam,” was a hit across various language versions, showcasing his pan-Indian appeal.
“Kaantha” is expected to be released in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil languages, aiming to captivate a diverse audience. Salmaan expressed his excitement about the project, calling it close to his heart and one of the most challenging roles of his career. Daggubati also praised the film’s unique and universal storyline, expressing delight in collaborating with Salmaan and Selvaraj.
Director Selvaraj emphasized the power of the story and the honor of working with talented and respected actors like Salmaan and Daggubati.
As Salmaan gears up for the release of “Kaantha,” he is also set to star in Raj & DK’s upcoming Netflix series “Guns & Gulaabs.” The film is undoubtedly one of the highly anticipated releases, given the star power and the promising collaboration between the two prominent producers. Fans eagerly await more updates on this exciting venture, which promises to push the boundaries of Indian cinema with its unique storytelling and exceptional performances.