Hyderabad: Vidya Balan's film Kahaani has been a big hit at the Bollywood Box Office. Now, critically acclaimed director Sekhar Kammula is remaking it in Telugu and Tamil. Actress Nayantara's first look in the film titled Anamika, which is slated to hit the screens this Dussehra, has been unleashed on the internet. Now, the picture is going viral on the social-networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.
The makers of Anamika are yet to release the first look of the much-hyped bilingual movie. But Bollywood critic Taran Adarsh has managed to find a couple of pictures of the film. Today, he tweeted a couple of pictures, besides confirming the release date of the flick. Along with the picture, Taran posted, "Sekhar Kammula's Tamil-Telugu bilingual #Anamika to release this Dussehra. Remake of #Kahaani..."
Anamika also marks the debut of Kammula in Tamil cinema and Viacom18 Motion Pictures in the Telugu and Tamil market. The much-hyped movie is currently in its final stages of shooting and is expected to release in theatres on October 14. National Award winning music director M M Keervani has composed background score and music for the songs, which will be released very soon.
Continue to see Nayantara's first look in Anamika in the slideshow.
The story of Kahaani revolves around a pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met her husband. Director Sujay Ghosh has written story and screenplay for the Hindi movie.
Sekhar Kammula Adapting Kahaani Screenplay
Now, Sekhar Kammula is adapting the screenplay of Kahaani in Tamil and Telugu. According to reports, the Telugu filmmaker has made some changes from the original to suit the taste of South Indian film goers.
Anamika Is A Challenge: Sekhar
Talking about the film Anamika, Sekhar Kammula says, "My love and passion for movie making gets bigger and better with a film like Anamika. This adaptation in design and appearance of the characters is completely different and I hope it excites my audience. It's always challenging to make interesting movies and Anamika is a challenge I have thoroughly enjoyed."
Nayantara All Excited About Anamika
Nayantara, who is playing Vidya Balan's role in both versions of Anamika, is very excited about the film. She says, "It's an honour to have worked with a critically acclaimed and award winning director like Sekhar. I am thrilled to be a part of this project which gave me an opportunity to play a strong female character. With a completely new look in Anamika I hope that the audiences would appreciate the film and my role."
Will Anamika Impress Audience And Critics?
Kahaani was successful both critically as well as commercially. It should be seen whether Anamika will impress the Telugu and Tamil audience and critics.