It's a known fact that Kannada's Superstars - Crazy Star Ravichandran and Abhinaya Chakravarthy Kiccha Sudeep is jointly working on Maanikya, which is the remake of Telugu hit Mirchi. The duo, who are awaiting the release of their first combination are now likely to team for another remake movie, which is likely to go on-floors shortly.
The Sandalwood's producer, who refuses to reveal his name to media, has owned the remake rights of Tamil's recent hit Jilla starring Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Malayalam icon Mohanlal. The producer, who was searching for the perfect actors in Kannada to reprise Vijay and Mohanlal's role has reportedly decided to rope in Sudeep and Ravichandran. Tamil movie Jilla, which was directed by RT Neason had Kajal Aggarwal in the female lead. The movie, which was released early this year was the biggest feast for Vijay's fans and looted the Box Office.
Sudeep and Ravi will shortly be seen in Maanikya after which they are liekly to team up for Jilla remake. Beside playing the lead role along with Ravichandran, Ramya Krishna, Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, Sudeep is also directing the film, which is likely to release in the last week of April 2014. Sources from Gandhinagara has said that the producer has paid bomb for the remake rights of Jilla, which had struck gold in Bangalore Box Office too. Continue reading the story on slide show...
Sudeep-Ravichandran To Play Vijay-Mohanlal's Roles
Sudeep will be playing Ilayathalapathy Vijay's role and Ravichandran will be stepping into Mohanlal's role in Kannada remake of Jilla.
Maanikya's Performance Will Finalise The Actors
The producer has also revealed that the performance of Maanikya at Box Office will finalise the actors for Kannada remake of Tamil movie Jilla.
Ravi Is Playing Mohanlal's Role In Drishyam Remake
Ravichandran is already reprising Mohanlal's role in Kannada remake of Malayalam hit Drishyam, which has made the producer to decide Ravi to be the perfect match for the role.
Sudeep In Vijay's Role
Kiccha Sudeep to play the role of Shakthi in the remake, which was played by Ilayathalapathy Vijay in the original movie.
Sudeep To Direct The Jilla Remake Too
Producer also revealed that he will request Sudeep to direct Jilla remake too. The rest of the lead actors are yet to be finalised.