Bollywood actor Ronit Roy has been roped in to play the antagonist in junior NTR starrer Telugu action drama "Jai Lava Kusa", a source said. He played a key roles in "Udaan" and "Ugly" movies and the NTR's movie will mark his Telugu debut.
"Ronit plays the villain. He has already started shooting and the team is currently filming an action sequence in a stone quarry in Hyderabad," a source from the film's unit said.
The source added that Kannada actor Duniya Vijay was originally considered for the role.
"The team felt Ronit would be a better bet because of the subject nativity. They're really impressed with his work and are happy they've made the right choice to go with him," he said.