Wed, 19 Sep 2012 12:50:31 GMT | By IANS

Manoj Nandam turns hero with 'China Babu'

Character artist-turned-actor Manoj Nandam is all set to play hero in upcoming Telugu film 'China Babu', to be helmed by debutant director Sri Chandji.

Manoj Nandam turns hero with 'China Babu' (© Filmysouth)

"I chose to cast Manoj after seeing his performances in films like 'Chatrapathi' and 'Oka Romantic Crime Katha'," Chandji said at the launch of the film recently at Annapurna Studios.

Manoj, who played the younger version of hero Prabhas in S.S Rajamouli's 'Chatrapathi', has also signed another project titled 'Bulli Pettalo Boochadu'.

Kannada actress Sanchita Padukone of 'Ravana', 'Vettaikaaran' and 'Pillaiyar Theru Kadaisi Veedu' fame has been roped in to star opposite Manoj.

Touted to be a family entertainer, 'China Babu' is produced by Chandrasekhar.

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