Megastar Chiranjeevi's 1983s Khaidi has been in the news from the past few years. Earlier, speculations were rife that his son Ram Charan Teja would star in the remake of the Telugu blockbuster. However, the latest buzz is that Puri Jagannath will be remaking it with Mahesh Babu in the lead role.
The trend of remaking successful yesteryear movies are working wonders in the Bollywood. Likewise, Puri Jagannath believes that it could create the same magic in the Telugu film industry. However, neither the filmmaker nor the Dookudu star has confirmed the news.
Khaidi is a revenge drama, which was inspired by Hollywood movie First Blood. The movie featured Chiranjeevi, Madhavi and Sumalatha in the lead roles. It was written by Paruchuri Brothers and directed by A Kodandarami Reddy.
Mahesh Babu and Puri Jagannath, who delivered blockbuster Pokiri in 2006, will join hands again. Well, we are not talking about The Businessman, their second combo movie that is under production, but about their third project! Yes, if reports are to be believed, they will team up again for the remake of Telugu blockbuster Khaidi.