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 families, respectively.