Tollywood filmmaker Sridhar has reportedly bought the remake
rights of hit Bollywood movie Vicky Donor for Rs 30 lakh. Its
Telugu version is said to be produced by Tammareddy Bharadwaj.
Sources from the industry say that Varun Sandesh will play the male
lead in this yet-to-be titled flick.
Ayushmann Khurrana's debut movie
Vicky Donor has become a big hit at the Box Office and
many Tollywood producers were vying for its remake rights. Finally,
it was Sridhar, who has reportedly clinched the deal for Rs 30
lakh. The director and producer says that he is currently busy with
another project and he will officially announce the remake after
completing his upcoming movie.
Sridhar says that Vicky Donor is a perfect new-age
entertainer with a topical plot which is narrated in a hilarious
manner. He has planned to adopt the film for Telugu viewers with a
bit of tweaking. Industry sources claim that the director has
recently met producer Tammareddy Bharadwaj, who is interested to
co-produce the remake.
Sources further claim that in their meeting, Sridhar and
Tammareddy have zeroed in on actor Varun Sandesh for the lead role,
which was played by Ayushmann Khurrana in Vicky Donor.
Sources add that story of the remake will be changed as per the
taste of Telugu audience. The Punjabi and Bengali families in the
original film are likely to be changed into Telangana and Vizag