Real Star Upendra, who is busy with multiple projects,
seems to be getting ready to give green signal for yet another
film. According to reports, Uppi is in talks to star in the remake
of superhit Hindi movie Special 26.
Director Naganna, who is still basking in the success of
historical Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna, is keen on
remaking Special 26 in Kannada. The director has
approached the actor and they had a formal discussion about the
But it is said that the price for the Kannada rights is very
high, which is delaying the plans. However, there are strong
chances of Naganna's trusted producer acquiring the rights. The
details about the same is expected to be announced soon.
Special 26 starred Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Kajal
Aggarwal, Manoj Bajpai and Jimmy Shergill in the lead roles. The
film was directed by Neeraj Pandey.
The movie is inspired by a real-life heist on March 19, 1987,
where a group posing as CBI officers executed an income tax raid on
the Opera House branch of Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri in Mumbai.