Actor Varun Tej is teaming up with director Harish Shankar for a movie Valmiki, which is the Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster ‘Jigarthanda’. The movie has been launched today in the Rama Naidu studio. Varun Tej has followed his sister Niharika's sentiment as his previous movies with the same sentiment has worked out successfully. Ram Achanta and Gopi Achanta are the producers for the Telugu version. The regular shooting of the movie will begin soon. Devi Sri Prasad will render the soundtrack and Ayanaka Bose will handle the camera. The female lead is yet to be decided.