Tamil film Vikram Vedha that released in 2017 turned out to be a massive hit. This multi-starrer, which had Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles, is all set to be remade in Telugu. According to a Cinemaexpress report, Ravi Teja has been roped in for the remake and the search is on for another hero.
Sudheer Varma will be donning the directorâ€™s robes for this flick and it will be bankrolled by S Sashikanth under the banner Y NOT Studios. Sources in the know say that the director will be making some changes to the script to suit the Telugu audiences.
Vikram Vedha, directed by Gayathri-Pushkar duo had R Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles. While Maddy played a cop, Vijay Sethupathi was seen as a gangster. It was produced by Sashikanth under the banner Y NOT Studios.
The film released to packed houses on July 21st in 2017 and did well at the box office following positive reviews and good word of mouth. CS Sam composed music for this film with PS Vinod cranking the camera and Richard Kevin editing. The star cast of the film also includes Karthir, Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar, Shraddha Srinath, Prem, Raj Kumar etc.
While the Vikram Vedha remake is making steady progress, Ravi Teja will be completing Disco Raja. It is a science fiction, a genre that is sure to bring in the audiences to the theatres.
Three leading ladies Nabha Natesh, Payal Rajput and Priyanka Jawalkar were roped in to share the screen space with Ravi Teja. Vi Anand is wielding the megaphone for this entertainer. Allari Naresh has been roped in to play an important role in the film. Impressed over the way his character has been shaped up, Allari Naresh has agreed to join the star cast, confirm sources.
Meantime, Vikram Vedha is also being remade in Hindi. Last year it was announced that the Hindi remake will be produced by Y Not Studios and Plan C Studios which is a collaboration of Reliance Entertainment, and Neeraj Pandeyâ€™s Friday Filmworks. According to a recent report, the makers have roped in Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan for the project. Earlier, actor Shah Rukh Khan was rumored to portray Vijay Sethupathiâ€™s character in the Hindi version, with Madhavan reprising his role.
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