The shooting of Adithya Varma, an official remake Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy wrapped completely last month. According to industry sources, makers are now eyeing a release on September 27. Directed by Girisayya, the film stars Dhruv Vikram, October’ fame Banita Sandhu and Priya Anand.
The makers released a promo of the first single titled "Edharkadi" crooned by Dhruv on Thursday. Composed by Radhan, Vivek has penned the lyrics.
Bankrolled by E4 Entertainment, producers of popular Malayalam films such as Ezra and Godha, Ravi K Chandran is cranking the camera and Radhan, who composed the tunes, originally for Arjun Reddy and Bala's version of the remake has been retained as the music director for this version of remake too.
The Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster hit Arjun Reddy which was first helmed by director Bala was scrapped as the makers were unhappy with the first copy provided by Bala's B Studios. Later makers decided to reshoot the remake from the scratch, retaining Dhruv and music composer Radhan for the new version of the remake while the rest of the star cast and crew were discarded. Following which debutant, Girisayya associate of Sandeep Vanga the director of Arjun Reddy was roped into helm the film.
The Telugu film Arjun Reddy had Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey as the lead pair. Arjun Reddy, one of the biggest hits in the Telugu film industry last year, was made on a budget of Rs 5 crores but it went on to rake in Rs 65 crores at the box office. Following the film’s massive success, its remake rights in different languages have been lapped up like hotcakes. The Hindi version of Arjun Reddy, titled Kabir, which released recently, the Kannada remake is also in the pipeline.
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