Bhutanese actor turned model Kelly Dorji is all set to make his Sandalwood debut. The actor has been roped in to play an antagonist role in Power Star Puneet Rajkumar's forthcoming movie, which is the Kannada remake of Telugu hit Dookudu.
Kelly was also seen in other Bollywood movies like Fareeb, Choclate, Ek Ajnabee, Mukbhirr, Lahore and others. He has also become most wanted villain in Telugu films with his Tollywood debut Don opposite Akkineni Nagarjuna. Kelly was last seen in Telugu hit Baadshah, which had Jr NTR and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles.
Puneet Rajkumar, who is currently busy wrapping up Ninnindale is likely to start the shooting for the movie from next week. It is reported that the muhurtha of the untitled film, which is the remake of Dookudu is scheduled to be held in Bellary, on December 9.
Dookudu is the 2011 Telugu action comedy drama. The movie had Mahesh Babu and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead roles, which was directed by Sreenu Vaitla. It is said that Kelly Dorji will be playing the role of a mafia don Nayak, which was played by Sonu Sood in the original film.