Tollywood actor Venkatesh’s last release was Guru which released earlier this year.
The film was a remake of the Tamil blockbuster Irudhi Suttru, which was directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad. The director had in fact, directed both the Tamil and Telugu versions.
Soon after the release of Guru, Venkatesh was reported to team up with Bommarillu Bhaskar for an untitled project. However, the film is still in the pipeline with no major developments happening, according to sources.
The latest we hear about Venkatesh’s upcoming film is that it could be directed by Nandhini Reddy.
Apparently, Venkatesh is impressed with the Bollywood flick Hindi Medium and has expressed his desire to star in its remake.
He will be reprising the role done by Irrfan Khan in this remake. While Nandhini Reddy is working on the script, Venkatesh is expected to take a call on it once she is finishes the work. Sources say that the script may be tweaked to suit the Telugu audience.
Interestingly, Hindi Medium is a comedy-drama which itself is a remake of the Malayalam movie Salt Mango Tree penned by Zeenat Lakhani and directed by Saket Chaudhary.
In Hindi, the film had Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar playing the lead roles with Deepak Dobriyal, Sanjana Sanghi, Delzad Hiwale, Sumit Gulati, Swati Das and Dishita Sehgal in the star cast.
Produced by Dinesh Vijan, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, and Sharada Karki under the banner
T-Series and Maddock Films, Hindi Medium was made on a budget of Rs. 12 crore but collected about Rs. 102 crore at the box office making it a massive hit.
According to reports, Hindi Medium, which deals with the education system India, was released worldwide on May 19, 2017.
It was declared tax-free in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi, which proves its universal appeal.
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