Ram Gopal Varma introduces ‘Odia beauty’ Apsara Rani, pics set internet on fire

I realised that Orissa creates all kinds of hurricanes, he said

apsara via Twitter | @RGVzoomin

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has kicked up a storm on the internet with the introduction of his new heroine Apsara Rani. Introducing the dancer-actress from Odisha, Varma said that he had not heard about Odisha ‘since the 1999 hurricane’.

He tweeted: "Before meeting Apsara,I dint even hear about Orissa since the 1999 hurricane..but after meeting her now ,I realised that Orissa creates all kinds of hurricanes..it’s been a great revelation that Orissa has such beauties ..MORE POWER TO ORISSA (sic)."

Apsara Rani features in Ram Gopal Varma’s film Thriller, which the filmmaker said is the sequel to Climax and Naked.   Apsara, who hails from Odisha grew up in Dehradun. She currently lives in Hyderabad.

Ram Gopal Varma has been regularly posting pictures of the actress and still from the sets of Thriller on social media.  Apsara recently joined social media platforms like Instagram and her fan following is on a steady rise.

On the work front, Ram Gopal Varma is also set to make a movie on Tollywood superstar Pawan Kalyan and his life post 2019 elections. The director also shared the first look poster of the movie recently.

He had also announced another film of the coronavirus pandemic, which he will be producing. He had released the trailer of the Telugu film titled Coronavirus. Releasing the trailer in May, Varma had said the film was shot in the lockdown period while ‘strictly following guidelines’. Coronavirus features Srikanth Iyengar and is helmed by Agasthya Manju.