Updated April 13th, 2024 at 16:22 IST

Vijay Deverakonda To Get Lean For Gowtam Tinnanuri's Cop Film, Takes Cue From Adivi Sesh-Vishwak Sen

For Gowtam Tinnanuri's VD12 prep, Vijay Deverakonda is getting into shape. "He would exhibit a fit and lean physique," a report stated.

Vijay Deverakonda in VD12 concept poster | Image:Vijay Deverakonda/Instagram
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Vijay Deverakonda is gearing up to play the role of a cop in Gowtam Tinnanuri's VD12, which will likely be the Arjun Reddy actor's next. Of late, Vijay has not been able to taste success at the box office. His back-to-back films - Liger, Kushi and Family Star - have turned out to be underwhelming fares commercially. With acclaimed director onboard his next project, the tide could turn in Vijay's favour. Reportedly, he is also looking to immerse himself in the role.

VD12 poster | Image: Gowtam Tinnanuri/X

Vijay keen on joining the big leagues

According to the Deccan Chronicle, Vijay wants to join the big league of action heroes and he is preparing for the role of a cop in Gowtam Tinnanuri's film. Following in the footsteps of his Telugu contemporaries Adivi Sesh and Vishwak Sen, who tasted success by essaying men in khaki in the HIT franchise from Sailesh Kolanu, Vijay too wants to make the most of the opportunity to essay the role of a cop in his next.  

File photo f Vijay Deverakonda | Image: Vijay Deverakonda/Instagram

For the prep, he is getting into shape. "He would exhibit a fit and lean physique," the reports added. Talking about the film, the source further shared, "It is the story of a first time police officer who has to take down a few dreaded criminals. Lot of corrections are underway to raise the bar on cop stories in Telugu cinema.”

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Published April 13th, 2024 at 16:11 IST