Remaking a blockbuster film or a film that has garnered fantastic responses is already a norm. The moment a film is declared a hit, producers from other industries would have queued up to procure the remake rights.
The latest movie on the horizon is the Telugu movie, Pelli
Choopulu. This film was made in a shoestring budget by debutant
director with newcomers. The film did record collections worldwide,
especially in the USA.
Now, Sanjeev Khasnis of Harsha Entertainers, has bagged the
remake rights of the film for a fancy price. He managed to get the
rights despite the tough competition from half a dozen
Sanjeev is currently producing MTV Subbalakshmi with Gurunandan
and Mayuri, Ira with Rajavardhan and Krishi Thapanda. He has
already roped in choreographer turned director Murali for directing
Murali made his directorial debut with Namo Bhootatma last year,
and movie was declared a hit. Later, there were several reports
suggesting that Murali is directing Darling Krishna, a film for
Jayanna Combines, but nothing materialized.
Makers Murali and Sanjeev are in talks with Gurunandan and
Shraddha Srinath, to play the lead roles. We hear that the talks
are in the final stage and both the actors are almost on
Gurunandan is busy with multiple projects Smile Please, Raju
Rangitaranga and Missing Boy. He has completed the shoot for Smile
Please whereas he has couple of days' shoot left for the other two
Shraddha has completed shoot for Urvi, which has already created
good buzz. She has few days' shoot left for Suni's Operation
Alamelamma. She is a part of three Tamil movies, for which she is
More details about the project is awaited. Official announcement regarding the project will be made in a week. The makers intend to start shooting by end of December, once the lead pair have finished their prior commitments.