Superstar and Realstar Upendra's upcoming directorial venture Uppi 2 is making a huge buzz even from its pre production stage. The movie, which is all set to go on floors in July 2014, has zeroed in Russian actress turned model Kristina Akheeva to play the female lead in the film. Earlier Bollywood beauty Vidya Balan and Katrina Kaif's name were heard for the female lead, which was not fruitful due to the unknown reasons.
In 2012, the Russian beauty was roped in for the Bollywood movie
Yamla Pagla Deewana 2
starring Dharmendra along with his two sons - Sunny
Deol and Bobby Deol. Upendra, who was in search of a new face for
the female lead zeroed Kristina, who is currently busy with the
shooting of Telugu movie Galipatam opposite Aadi.
Sources close to the makers said that Kristina Akheeva will be
coming down to Bangalore in the first week of July after wrapping
up the shooting of Telugu flick Galipatam. Beside
directing Uppi 2, Upendra is also playing a role, who is
aiming to release the movie by 2015. The makers have completed the
audio recording of the movie in Bangalore. Sandalwood's sensational
music composer Gurukiran has scored the music for the film.
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Kristina To Be Featured In Three Shades
Kristina Akheeva will be seen in three different shades in
Uppi 2. It is said that beside lead actor, actress role
plays the dominant role in the film.
Kristina Is Thrilled
Sources also added that Kristina has been thrilled after
listening to Uppi 2's plot, which will be third film for
After Felecity Mason Its Kristina
Kristina Akheeva will be the second NRI actress to play female
lead in Upendra's movie after Felecity Mason.
Mixture Of Glamour And Talent
It is said that Uppi was searching for an actress, who will be
the mixture of glamour and talent. The director was bowled over by
the actress performance in Yamla Pagla Deewana 2.
Kristina With Uppi
However, Upendra is tight lipped about Kristina's role in the
film. He has wrapped up Supero Ranga and