Sumanth Was The First Choice, But Allu Arjun Benefited!
In 2005, Puri Jagannadh made a film Desamuduru, in which Allu Arjun essayed the lead role as mass character. But stylish star was not the first choice of this romantic drama. In this movie, Puri Jagannadh showcased Allu Arjun in a 6-pack look and the film was a super hit at the box office. Recently during a media interaction, as a part of promotional activities of his recently released Film, Kapatadhaari he revealed that he was the first choice of the film, Desamuduru not Allu Arjun.
Sumanth also revealed that Puri Jagannadh who is famous for making movies such as Temper and iSmart Shankar, had first approached Sumanth and narrated the script of mass entertainer, Desamuduru but he felt that the script wouldn’t suit his character and same he said to the director. Desamuduru was produced by DVV Danayya, who is currently bankrolling Rajamouli’ magnum opus RRR with Jr NTR and Ram Charan in lead roles. In this movie Allu Arjun shared the screen space with actress Hansika Motwani.
On the other hand, Sumanth is best known for the movies Gowri, Satyam, Godavari, Golconda High School, Madhumasam, and Malli Raava. His film, Kapatadhaari is directed by Pradeep Krishnamoorthy and bankrolled by G Dhananjayan. The film features Nanditha Swetha as the leading lady.