Actress Sunny Leone is set to make her debut in Telugu film industry with Manchu Manoj's upcoming Tollywood movie Current Teega (CT). The filmmaker G Nageshwara Reddy, who is directing the flick, says he has not roped into exploit her fame or glam quotient. Rather she will be seen in a traditional avatar in this much-hyped project.
In a statement to IANS, G Nageshwara Reddy spoke about casting Sunny Leone for Current Teega. The director said, "We didn't cast Sunny to cash in on her popularity. Although she plays a cameo, she will be seen in a traditional avatar in her role. We are not going make her dance to some sleazy item number. Audience will get to see different Sunny in this film."
Meanwhile, G Nageshwara Reddy also revealed that Sunny Leone will play an important role in Current Teega, but he declined to divulge the details of her role. The director added, "She will be seen in a very important character crucial from the story's perspective. I can't reveal more details about her role."
Sunny Leone is an Indo-Canadian porn star and she made inroads into the Indian showbiz via the hit reality TV show Bigg Boss. She will be paired up with Manchu Manoj in the film Current Teega, which is being produced by Vishnu Manchu. The film, which has already gone on floors, also features Rakul Preet Singh and Jagapathi Babu in important roles.