Kannada movie Addhuri, which marked the on-screen debut of Dhruva Sarja, is all set to get a remake in Hindi. The latest buzz from Bollywood says that actor Shahid Kapoor is impressed with Addhuri and has expressed his desire to act in Hindi remake of the movie.
Sandalwood's famous stunt choreographer Ravi Verma, who has become the most wanted stunt director in Bollywood has shown the movie to Shahid Kapoor when he was working with the actor in R... Rajkumar. Arjun, who directed Addhuri, has confirmed the news to a leading daily.
Director Arjun said, "Stunt master Ravi Verma is a very close friend of mine. He recently worked on Shahid's upcoming film with Prabhudheva, R... Rajkumar, during which they spoke about films and the Kannada industry. Ravi then showed Shahid my film, and he was apparently impressed with the film and said that he would like to do a film like this. There has been no other development."
Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan had roped in Ravi Verma for his upcoming flick Jai Ho. Ravi has choreographed two fight sequences for the movie. He has also signed Shahrukh Khan starrer Happy New Year for which he will start working in January.
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Kannada Movies In demand
Recently, there has been high demand for remake rights of many
Kannada movies in other film industry. Addhuri has also
joined the list of Kannada movies, which is set to be remade in
Discussions Are On
Director Arjun has said that the discussions are on for the
possible remake of the film, but still nothing has been
Remake Rights Is Not Sold
It is said that the remake rights of the Addhuri has
still not been sold to anyone.
Addhuri To Be Remake In Other Languages
Arjun said, "There have been suggestions to remake
Addhuri in another language, maybe even in Hindi. We have
not approached Shahid for the film."
Lead Cast Of Addhuri
Apart from Dhruva Sarja, the movie also features Mangalore lass
Radhika Pandit, Tarun Chandra, Nagathihalli Chandrashekar and Table
Naani in the pivotal roles.
Stunts By Ravi Verma
Ravi Verma was the stunt director of Addhuri. Dhruva
Sarja had performed few dare devil stunts in the movie.
Dhruva Sarja Did Not Use Body Double
It is reported that Dhruva Sarja had performed stunts without
using body double. In one of the scenes Dhruva Sarja jumped from 65
Ravi Verma Likely To Convince Shahid Kapoor
It is reported that Ravi Verma is likely to convince Shahid
Kapoor to do the remake. He will also be a stunt director of the
Dhruva And Radhika
Dhruva Sarja and Radhika Pandit will be seen together in
Sandalwood's forthcoming movie Bahadhoor.