There was a time when she rejected the offer of playing lead opposite to Shahrukh Khan and later refused to work in films not once but several times. Rukmini Maitra the supermodel, close friend of Dev is finally set to debut in Tollywood in 'Champ'. According to her, "This film is Dev's brainchild." Directed by Raj Chakraborty, the story is written by Dev, who plays a boxer, revealed Rukmini. However, the tall beauty kept her character as a secret.