'Jaguar' audio release
The first teaser of Nikhil Kumar's forthcoming movie "Jaguar" released on Sunday. Pictured: A promotional material of the Kannada film.PR Handout

The first teaser of Nikhil Kumar's forthcoming movie "Jaguar" was released on Sunday, July 31. The makers had organised an event in Hyderabad to unveil it which was graced by some of the big names of Telugu film industry. 

Allu Aravind, Suresh Babu and many others graced the teaser launch event of "Jaguar." The video introduces Nikhil's character to the audience and the clip draws viewers' attention with its rich visuals and the hero's brilliant screen presence. 

The upcoming movie is being simultaneously made in Kannada and Telugu. 

Nikhil Kumar is the grandson of former Indian prime minister HD Deve Gowda, and the son of HD Kumaraswamy, the former chief minister of Karnataka. Hence, huge expectations are riding on the debutant's film.

A promotional video of "Jaguar" that was released earlier had met with huge success. The video had thrown light on Nikhil Kumar's preparation for the upcoming movie. 

"Jaguar" is directed by Mahadev. The story and screenplay has been written by Vijayendra Prasad, the father of leading South Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli. The movie has Mumbai-based model Deepti Sati playing the female lead role. Brahmanadam, Jagapathi Babu, Sadhu Kokila, Sampath Raj and many others play significant roles in the movie. "Jaguar" features SS Thaman's music and Manoj Paramahamsa's cinematography.

Nikhil Kumar, who was earlier known by the name Nikhil Gowda, has undergone rigorous training for the stunts and dance sequences.

Around 70 percent of the shooting of the movie has been completed while the remaining portions will be shot in the next couple of months. The bilingual is likely to be released on the occasion of Dasara.

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