Allu Sirish
Mohanlal's 1971: Beyond Borders shoot: Allu Sirish completes first schedule. Pictured: Allu Sirish on set of 1971: Beyond BordersTwitter

Young Telugu actor Allu Sirish, who is set to make his Mollywood debut, has completed the shooting for first schedule of Mohanlal's upcoming Malayalam movie 1971: Beyond Borders.

Allu Sirish confirmed the news about his debut in Malayalam with 1971: Beyond Borders on October 22. He had tweeted: "So, I'm making my Malayalam debut in @Mohanlal sir's "1971: Beyond Borders" directed by Major Ravi, based on 71 Ind-Pak war. Excited & nervous sharing screen space with the 4 time National Award winner & legendary actor. Need your good vibes & wishes. Love, Sirish."

The young hero started filming for 1971: Beyond Borders at Arjungarh in Rajasthan on November 5. Allu Sirish tweeted: "Wrap up for Day 1 of #1971. 20 day schedule at Arjungarh army base, Rajasthan. Feels good to be back on sets after 4 months. #shootlife." He posted three photos on 9 November and he also wrote: "A day off at shoot. My crew & myself at Junagarh, Bikaner. Only you're missing @ind_pat!"

The movie 1971: Beyond Borders is a trilingual war drama film, which is written and directed by Major Ravi. The movie is based on a true incident of the 1971 India-Pakistan war and deals with the life and friendship of two Indian Army officials. Mohanlal will be seen in three get-ups and will play Major Mahadevan and his father Major Sahadevan, while Allu Sirish appears as Lt Chinmay.

Allu Sirish says the shooting of 1971: Beyond Borders is physically taxing. He tweeted today: "Wrapped up 1st sched of 1971. Physically demanding! Learnt so much abt the army, war & history. An experience I'll always cherish. Our country owes our jawans a lot. Extreme weather, min resources, no personal life. Yet they're so determined & selfless. Real heroes!"