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Sudeep undergoes martial arts training in Thailand for 'Phailwan'

TollywoodActing in a sports drama for the first time in his career, Sudeep will be playing a boxer and wrestler in the film.Digital NativeDigital NativeKiccha Sudeep is one of the finest actors in Indian cinema, undoubtedly. He currently has a number of films in various stages of production and Phailwan is one among them. Acting in a sports drama for the first time in his career, Sudeep will be playing a boxer and wrestler in the film. It is also being reported that he is undergoing a lot of training to get into the skin of the role. Reports are that he has just returned from Thailand after a three-week-long training in martial arts. Accompanied by his fitness trainer, Sudeep has learned the nuances of the martial arts to get into the skin of the character. Helmed by Krishna, Phailwan marks his association with Sudeep for the second time after the massive success of Hebbuli last year. With Sudeep currently busy wrapping up the multi-starrer, The Villain, in which he shares the screen space with Shiva Rajkumar, the shooting of Phailwan is expected to commence late next month or early April. Directed by Prem, The Villain has Amy Jackson playing the female lead. Besides The Villain and Phailwan, Sudeep also has films in other languages such as English and Telugu. He will be seen playing an army officer in the Hollywood flick Risen, which is being directed by Eddie Arya. Sudeep has also bagged a pivotal role in the Tollywood megastar Chiranjeevi’s upcoming film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. Sudeep is bankrolling the Kannada movie Ambi Ning Vayassaytho starring Ambareesh, which is the remake of the Tamil blockbuster Pa Pandi. He will also be seen playing a cameo as young Ambareesh in this flick. With the star going an extra mile for his character in Phailwan, his fans are waiting eagerly to know what he has in store for them this time around. (Content provided by Digital Native)

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