At last the suspense is over. It is not Rajinikanth or Bala Krishna who would star in the Telugu version of Chandramukhi-2. The producer Bellamkonda Suresh has bought the remake rights of Vishnuvardhan starrer Kannada movie Aptha Rakshaka and is making the movie as Chandramukhi-2 in Telugu.
The film has been a grand success in Kannada. So much so that on the opening day in Bangalore the tickets have been sold for even 3000 rupees in black.
P.Vasu, who made the super hit 'Chanti' with Venkatesh before, will remake his Kannada blockbuster in Telugu. Producer Suresh has planned to start shooting of the movie this May. He further reveals that 'Aptharakshaka' is a family entertainer and will suit the taste of Telugu audience. He welcomed the Vasu – Venkatesh combination after a long time and expected to be a blockbuster just like the Kannada version. Mean while 'Victory' Venkatesh is excited about this untitled project. Sources say he saw the Kannada version and would love to do it. Venkatesh would be elated to have his tag 'Victory' stuck to him with projects like these. All the best Venky!
Kotha Bangaru Lokam Copied Scenes
The shooting of Pawan Kalyan's Komaram Puli, directed by S.J. Suryah, is complete except three songs, producer Singanamala Ramesh informed. The makers are now planning to release the movie in the last week of April. Nikisha Patel, who is making her debut in Telugu, is the heroine. Oscar winner A.R. Rehman is scoring music.
The film has Pawan Kalyan playing the role of a cop. Notably, Komaram is the surname of the Gond martyr Komaram Bheem, who fought against the erstwhile Asaf Jahi dynasty for the liberation of Hyderabad State. FICUS recently obtained the Canada theatrical rights of Komaram Puli, produced under the banner of Kanaka Ratna Movies.