The shooting for the film Jagan Mohini with Namitha playing the title role got underway at Ramanaidu cine village in Hyderabad the other day. The film is a remake of the yesteryear hit film Jagan Mohini in which Jayamalini played the title role. Narasimha Raju role is now being played by hero Raja and Meera Chopra is playing the second heroine in the film.
Ilayaraja scored the music for the original version and he is scoring the music for this film too. NK Viswanathan is the director and H Murli is the producer. Narasimha Raju is playing the role of Raja's father. The director is trying to rope in Jayamalini to play the role of Namitha's mother.
The climax will be shot in the picturesque islands of Andaman and Nicobar. The film will be completed by December and is likely to hit the screens in January 2009.