Filmmaker Atlee, known for his box office hits, is back in action with the Hindi remake of his Tamil film Theri, titled “Baby John.” This time, he takes on the role of producer alongside Priya Atlee, Murad Khetani, and Jyoti Deshpande. The first look of the lead actor, Varun Dhawan, has been unveiled, promising an exciting action entertainer.
Atlee’s original Tamil film, “Theri,” starring Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Amy Jackson, received praise from critics and audiences alike. It emerged as one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of 2016, grossing Rs 150 crore against a budget of Rs 75 crore, solidifying Atlee’s reputation as a successful filmmaker.
Varun Dhawan ‘Baby John’ First Look Unveiled
Varun Dhawan takes center stage in the promotional video, reminiscent of the iconic Game of Thrones, seated on a throne surrounded by traditional dancers. His intense, angry gaze hints at the challenges ahead while holding a bird adds to the intrigue. The actor shared the clip on his Instagram handle, generating anticipation among fans.
Cast and Crew
Directed by A Kaleeswaran, “Baby John” stars Keerthy Suresh and Wamiqa Gabbi in significant roles, with Jackie Shroff and Rajpal Yadav in supporting roles. S Thaman is credited for the film’s music, adding to the excitement surrounding its release on March 15.
Atlee’s Inspiration and Shift to Production
Atlee credits Shah Rukh Khan for inspiring his foray into production, acknowledging the actor’s guidance during their collaboration. He expressed gratitude, stating that he learned valuable lessons during their time together, leading him to produce films not only in Bollywood but also across various regional industries.