Actress and well known Bharatanatyam dancer Kruthika Jayakumar has been roped in to play the heroine's role in Preetham Gubbi's new film 'Boxer' starring Dhananjay in lead role.
Bangalore girl Kruthika is for the very first time acting in a Kannada film and before this, the actress had acted as Venkatesh's daughter in 'Drishyam'. It was where Preetham saw her for the first time and liked her acting skills. Later he contacted her and has selected her as the heroine of the film.
'I liked her acting in the Telugu version of 'Drishyam'. I called her and was surprised to hear that she is a Bangalorean and known Kannada very well. I wanted a fresh face for the film and I thought she would be apt for the film' says Preetham Gubbi.
The shooting for 'Boxer' is all set to commence on the 18th of August.