Bellamkonda Suresh, one of the foremost producers of the Telugu film industry, has acquired the remake rights of the most recent released movie Kaavalan, which has Vijay and Asin in the leads. Markedly, it is also a remake of the Malayalam movie titled Bodyguard, which consisted of Dileep and Nayantara as the male and female protagonist respectively.
Suresh is known for remaking the successful films of other Indian languages in Telugu via his Sai Ganesh Productions. The Malayalam and Tamil versions have attained sizeable success at the box office so the producer wants to remake the film in Telugu. But its is not sure whether Siddique would direct the Telugu version.
There have been reports that Bodyguard is going to be remade in Hindi, which will have Salman Khan in the lead role.