Ace director SS Rajamouli, who wrote a history at the box-office
with Magadheera, is all set to remake the film in Bollywood. He has
chosen Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif for the lead roles, which
were played by Ram Charan Teja and Kajal Aggarwal in the original.
It is reported that SS Rajamouli was keen to cast Aamir Khan in
the lead role. He approached him last month to discuss about the
film but the actor, who saw the movie, refused to act in the film,
as he felt that the role does not fit him. Later, Rajamouli offered
the role to Hrithik Roshan but he also turned down the
After considering biggies, SS Rajamouli finally zeroed in on
Ranbir Kapoor and roped in Katrina Kaif to play his love interest
for the epic tale. It may be recalled that their chemistry has
worked well in their earlier movies Raajneeti and Ajab Prem Ki
Ghazab Kahani. However, Allu Aravind, who produced the original
version, is producing jointly with Madhu Mantena.