The makers of Nandamuri Balakrishna's next, tentatively titled NBK 108, have announced the casting of actor Arjun Rampal in the film. The announcement was made with a comical video in which Arjun is seen greeting the film's director Anil Ravipudi and breaking into the delivery of a popular dialogue of Balakrishna from Legend (2014). "Extremely excited to welcome one of the most versatile actors, Arjun Rampal sir aboard for NBK 108," Anil tweeted on Wednesday.
The actor is the latest to join the cast of the film, which also includes Kajal Aggarwal and Sreeleela. The film marks Arjun's debut in Telugu and the actor has reportedly begun filming for the project in Hyderabad. NBK 108 is billed as an action entertainer and is being backed by Shine Screens, the production house behind Majili (2019), Tuck Jagadish (2021), Gaali Sampath (2021) and the recently released Ugram.
The film has music by S Thaman, who also scored music for Balakrishna's recent films like Akhanda (2021) and Veera Simha Reddy. C Ram Prasad is the cinematographer while Tammiraju serves as the editor. The film is set in release in theatres in October, coinciding with Dussehra.