Young hero Nikhil's Karthikeya directed by Chandoo Mondeti which thrilled all with the twists and turns had become biggest hits of the actor then. The hero-director duo is now coming up with the sequel and the pre-production work is in full swing.
As per a buzz, Karthikeya 2 revolves around the architects of temples. The story travels from Dwaraka to different Swayambhu temples across the country and Nikhil will be seen as a medico in the film.
Nikhil's role has a lot of depth and he sets off on an adventurous expedition only to discover several truths. Nikhil started preparing for the role in the right earnest.
The makers are finalizing the heroine and buzz is it will be a tossup between Nabha Natesh and Anupama Parameswaran.
Nikhil is currently on a high scoring a hit in form of Arjun Suravaram, a remake of Tamil hit Kanithan. He revived himself with films like Swamy Ra Ra, Karthikeya, Ekkadiki Potavu Chinnavada after reinventing himself after his quest for mass image gave him huge shocks.