A couple of months ago, action star Gopichand has officially kicked-off his new film with ‘Goutham Nanda’ director Sampath Nandi. Starring Tamannaah Bhatia as the leading lady, the untitled project is currently on floors in Moinabad. Touted to be a sports-drama, the film will portray Gopichand as a hockey coach.
Meanwhile, speculations are rife that Bollywood actress Digangana Suryavanshi has been roped in to essay the crucial role of a TV journalist in the film. According to reports, Sampath Nandi was impressed by her performance in Hippi and thought she would be a perfect fit to the concerned role.
After working in 12 daily soaps, a popular reality show and two Hindi films, Digangana made her silver screen debut in Tollywood with Hippi. Starring ‘RX 100’ fame Kartikeya as the protagonist, the romantic-drama fell flat at the ticket counters despite a solid performance and glamour exhibition by the cute belle.
Along with Gopichand, Tamannaah will also be seen as a hockey coach in the film. The 29-year-old sexy siren is expected to undergo a complete transformation for her role and also admits that she will have to work on body language, technical knowledge about the game.