Geetha Govindam: Did you know Vijay Deverakonda was not the first choice?
Geetha Govindam: Not Vijay Deverakonda, but this actor was the first choice; Deets here
Vijay Devarakonda starrer Geetha Govindam went on to be a huge hit with the masses. The 2018 romantic comedy-drama featured the Arjun Reddy star opposite Rashmika Mandanna. It was the first time that the much-loved pair collaborated and their duo became a huge success. But do you know Devarakonda was not the first choice for the film? It was none other than stylish star Allu Arjun.
Yes, that’s right! the movie director first narrated the script to Allu Aravind. Post which they approached Allu Arjun. Bunny had liked the script but decided against doing it. The reason being his mass image after starring in the action-packed film Sarrainodu. He thought his fans will not accept him in the romantic comedy-drama. So Bunny lost his chance of featuring in the movie.
The film was given to Arjun Reddy actor Vijay Deverakonda. Geetha Govindam went on to become a commercial success and the audience fell in love with Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna’s chemistry.
On the work front, Allu Arjun after the super success of Ala Vaikunthapuramloo will be next seen in Pushpa. The movie is being co-produced by Y. Naveen and directed by Sukumar. It also features Rashmika Mandanna, Jagapati Babu, and Prakash Raj in the lead roles.
Vijay Devarakonda was last seen in World Famous Lover. The movie did not fare well at the box-office. He is presently busy with his next flick ‘Fighter’. The Puri Jagannath directorial features Bollywood beauty Ananya Panday opposite him.