Tamannaah Bhatia and Nabha Natesh have been roped in to play the female leads in the Telugu remake of Ayushmann Khurrana-Radhika Apte-Tabu starrer. The remake was launched on February 24 with Nithiin in the lead role essayed by Ayushmann. However, the shoot got postponed due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus.
Now, the makers of the film, Sreshth Movies, have announced Tamannaah to step into the role of Tabu which will be reworked and Nabha will take on Radhika’s character. The makers released a statement today, announcing the names of the female leads. The statement read, “Tamannaah Bhatia and Nabha Natesh have been finalised to reprise Tabu and Radhika Apte's role respectively. Tabu won critical acclaims, besides securing several awards including Filmfare award. Now, Tamannaah accepts the challenge to play the role with lots of shades. Every character in the film has good importance and Nabha Natesh is happy to play the leading lady.”
Welcoming beautiful & talented actresses @tamannaahspeaks & @NabhaNatesh on board for #ProductionNo6
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— Sreshth Movies (@SreshthMovies) September 19, 2020
The film will be directed by Merlapaka Gandhi and is all set to go on floors in November. N Sudhakar Reddy and Nikitha Reddy will produce the film under the banner Sreshth Movies. Tagore Madhu will present the film. Mahati Swara Sagar has been roped in as music director. Hari K Vedanth will serve as DOP on the project.
AndhaDhun released to great critical acclaim in 2018 and was directed by Sriram Raghavan. The film earned Ayushmann his first National Film Award for Best Actor. The film is about a pianist who sees the murder of an ex-actor and must now report it. But since he's acting to be blind he cannot do that. The film is also being remade in Tamil with Prasanth in the leading role. Directed by Mohan Raja, the film will also feature Yogi Babu and Karthik in important roles.