Chennai: Director Krish Jagarlamudi's upcoming Telugu film 'Kanche', starring Varun Tej in the lead, is about a love story set against the backdrop of World War II.

'It's a love story that unfolds during World War II. One of the highlights of the film will be battle sequences that were in Georgia, Russia, with real weapons,' a source from the film's unit told IANS.

In the film's first teaser released on Saturday, Varun is seen playing a soldier, fighting enemies with a Tommy gun. The film also features Pragya Jaiswal. Chirantan Bhatt has been as the composer of the film, which is produced by Saibabu Jagarlamudi and Y. Rajeev Reddy.