Varun Tej is back on a fresh track after the great reception he got for F2 and Gaddhalakonda Ganesh. As of now, he is doing a sports drama titled Boxer, directed by newcomer Kiran Korrapati. Allu Venkatesh and Siddhu Mudda are bankrolling this big budget film. The actor had undergone rigorous work out regimen to get into the desired look for the role of a boxer. Reports reveal that Bollywood star kid Saiee Manjrekar might play the female lead. Another interesting report is that yesteryear heroine Nadiya has been signed to play Varun's mother. She will be replacing Ramya Krishna who was earlier signed to do the hero's mom role.