Actor Chiyaan Vikram’s son Dhruv Vikram makes his debut with the movie titled Varma, the remake of Telugu Superhit Arjun Reddy. Dhruv Vikram, in spite of being a star kid he has already acquired a huge fan following with his directorial venture Goodnight Charlie short film that discussed the subject of child abuse within the family. Banita Sanshu is roped in to play the female lead.
Varma is directed by the ace director debutant Gireesaya. Joker fame National Award Winner Raju Murugan has been roped in to write the dialogues for the movie. The original version Arjun Reddy directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga was about a Telugu boy falling in love with a Tulu girl and the struggles they face in their relationship because of the socio-cultural barriers.
Varma is bankrolled by Mollywood's popular banner E4 Entertainments which has superhit movies Godha and Ezra to its credit. Varma is said to be the first movie to be remade by director Bala who has given a handful of cult-classics.