Dharma Teja, who is popularly know as Teja, is one of the predominant filmmakers of India. In his directorial career spanning 14 years, he has introduced over five hundred actors, technicians including Nitin, Kajal Agarwal, Prince, Navdeep and comedian Sunil. The filmmaker is currently busy searching for fresh faces for his upcoming Telugu movie, which is expected to go on floors in December.
Dharma Teja told IANS. "This time I have opened the doors for as many aspiring actors to come forward and participate in the auditions for my next film. All aspiring actors could mail their details with portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org." He added, "I have already completed the script and plan to start shooting by December, provided I finalize my cast. I'm more interested to work with newcomers because they are ready to learn and do exactly what you want them to do."
Having directed over 10 films such as Jayam and Nuvvu Nenu in over a decade, Teja has managed to introduce at least one newcomer in almost all his films. He has introduced several actresses like Reema Sen, Sada and Anita Hassanandani to Telugu film industry. The filmmaker said, "I believe I have introduced maximum number of heroines to the industry. Luckily, all my heroines went on to be successful, earning a strong foothold in the industry."