Akshay Kumar set to make Telugu cinema debut in Vishnu Manchu’s Kannappa

Actor Akshay Kumar is all set to venture into Telugu cinema with a significant role in the upcoming film ‘Kannappa,’ starring Vishnu Manchu. The announcement was made by the makers of the film, adding excitement to the project.

While specific details about Akshay Kumar’s character remain undisclosed, his entry into the Telugu film industry has sparked anticipation among fans. Vishnu Manchu, portraying the titular role in ‘Kannappa,’ expressed his delight at Akshay Kumar joining the cast, marking a significant milestone for the movie.


In an official announcement on his social media page, Vishnu Manchu wrote, “The #Kannappa journey just got more thrilling as we welcome the Superstar Mr. Akshay Kumar to the Telugu Film Industry. Thrilled to announce his debut in Telugu cinema with Kannappa. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure!”

‘Kannappa’ is set to narrate the compelling tale of Kannappa, a devoted follower of Lord Shiva, based on a true story. The film promises to take audiences on an unforgettable journey of faith and devotion.

Directed by Mukesh Kumar Singh and produced under the banners of AVA Entertainment and 24 Frames Factory, ‘Kannappa’ boasts an impressive ensemble cast. Alongside Vishnu Manchu and Akshay Kumar, the film features Preity Mukhundhan, Mohanlal, Mohan Babu, R Sarathkumar, Brahmanandam, Madhoo, and Mukesh Rishi in pivotal roles.

‘Kannappa’ is not confined to the Telugu audience alone; it is set to release in multiple languages, including Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, and English, ensuring a wider reach and appeal.

As fans eagerly await Akshay Kumar’s debut in Telugu cinema, the anticipation surrounding ‘Kannappa’ continues to grow. With its stellar cast, intriguing storyline, and multi-lingual release, the film is poised to make a significant impact across various regions.

On the work front, Akshay Kumar was most recently seen in action-packed project, ‘Bade Miyan Chote Miyan’. The film also featured Tiger Shroff.