Jigarthanda, the 2014 hit Tamil venture directed by Karthick Subbaraj featured Siddharth, Bobby Simha and Lakshmi Menon in lead role with Karunakaran and Guru Somasundaram playing supporting roles. Vijay Sethupathy made a cameo appearance in the film. The film was produced under Kathiresan's production banner, Group company and the music was composed by Santhosh Narayanan. Jigarthanda was a massive hit in the industry as the film won two National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor (Bobby Simha) and Best Editing (Vivek Harshan).

Following the success, Jigarthanda is being remade in the Telugu language. Director Harish Shankar is directing the remake and the film has been titled Valmiki. Actor Varun Tej will reprise Bobby Simha’s role in the film. Atharvaa Murali will be playing Siddharth’s role of a young filmmaker in the film marking his Telugu debut. The young and beautiful Mirnalini Ravi will be seen reprising Laxmi Menon's role. Valmiki is bankrolled by Ram and Gopi Achanta under their banner 14 Reels Entertainment and music is scored by Devi Sri Prasad. Valmiki is set to hit the screens on September 6th in a grand manner.

With the movie in the final stages of production, the team has released the pre-teaser of the film. Here is the new video from Valmiki,

Valmiki Pre Teaser | Varun Tej | Harish Shankar | Mickey J Meyer | 14 Reels Plus