Upcoming Tamil thriller Ko 2 is the official remake of Nara Rohith-starrer Telugu film Pratinidhi, according to sources.
"The makers of 'Ko 2' have kept it a secret but the film is the remake of Telugu film 'Pratinidhi'," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
Starring Bobby Simhaa, Prakash Raj and Nikki Galrani in important roles, Ko 2 is about the events that unfolds after a Chief Minister gets kidnapped by a common man.
Prakash Raj will be essaying the role of the Chief Minister, while Simhaa will play the common man disguised as a television reporter.
Ko 2 is produced by RS Infotainment and directed by Sarath Mandava. Interestingly, Sarath's brother Prashanth directed the original film.
While Leon James have taken care of the musical needs of the film, camera has been cranked by Philip R Sundar and M Venkat.
Made with a budget of 30 Crore rupees, the political thriller is likely to be released February next year.
Stay tuned for further updates.