Actor Aishwarya Rajesh, who impressed critics and audiences alike as a leg spinner from a small village in cricket-based Tamil drama Kanaa, is all set to reprise her role for theTelugu remake of the hit film. The remake, which has been titled Kowsalya Krishnamurthyâ€¦Cricketer, will be directed by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao and will also star Rajendra Prasad, Vennela Kishore, Jhansi and Shashank among others. KS Rama Rao is producing the film, which is believed to have already gone on the floors.
Meantime, it is said that the filmmakers have decided to dub it in Chinese and release in China. The idea for Chinese dubbing was mooted by the veteran actor Sathyaraj who played an important role in Kanaa. Taking the starâ€™s advice, the filmmakers made efforts to release Kanaa in China and it is working out positively.
Kanna, which emerged as a surprise hit at the box-office, marked the directorial debut of popular lyricist Arunraja Kamaraj. It is a sport drama which is about womenâ€™s cricket that was well received by the movie buffs. Set against a village backdrop, the story revolves around a young girlâ€™s dream to represent India in cricket. Actor Sathyaraj played Aishwaryaâ€™s father in the film, which also showed the miserable lives of farmers. Rajendra Prasad will reprise Sathyarajâ€™s role in the Telugu version. Aishwarya is expected to join the sets very soon and it will be really interesting to see her reprise the character which she already played so convincingly.
This will be Aishwaryaâ€™s third Telugu outing. Sheâ€™s currently shooting for her debut Telugu film opposite Vijay Deverakonda in a Kranthi Madhav directorial. In her second Telugu film, which was launched recently, sheâ€™s rumoured to be playing a wrestler. In the film, Aishwarya will play a village character, which belongs to a family of professional wrestlers. The story is all about how she fulfills the dream of her family by winning a gold medal at an international wrestling tournament. The film is being produced by Adhiroh Creative Signs and also stars Pradeep Rawat and Sanjay Swaroop.
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