Nani Was The First Choice For Dulquer Salmaan’s Lieutenant?


On the occasion of Dulquer Salmaan’s 34th birthday, Swapna Cinemas announced that their upcoming multilingual flick will feature Dulquer as the protagonist directed by Hanu Raghavapudi.

Meanwhile, an interesting buzz doing rounds among film circles is that Hanu Raghavapudi had first approached Natural star Nani for this film. But don’t know what happened back then, the project never materialized. The talk is that the director has modified the same script and narrated to Dulquer and got acceptance from him.

Touted to be a period love story set in 1964, titled Lieutenant, is presented by the iconic Vyjayanthi Movies while Vishal Chandrashekhar of Nani’s KVPG fame will compose the music.