Ram Charan suggested Sujeeth’s name for directing Lucifer remake, reveals Chiranjeevi
Malayalam cinema’s biggest ever blockbuster ‘Lucifer’ is set to be remade in Telugu. Megastar Chiranjeevi will be reprising the role played by Mohanlal in the original. Though Sukumar was initially supposed to direct the film, it has now been confirmed that Sujeeth of ‘Saaho’ fame will be helming it. Chiranjeevi’s son actor Ram Charan will be producing the film.
Interestingly, it was Ram Charan who suggested Sujeeth’s name for the remake. Chirnajeevi himself revealed this in a recent interview. He firmly believes that the character in ‘Lucifer’ fits his personality. Sujeeth has recommended some changes to the original script to make it suitable for the Telugu audience. Due to the lockdown, the makers are planning to work things out over video calls.
Chiranjeevi is yet to complete shooting for ‘Acharya’ directed by Sukumar. He will be starting works on ‘Lucifer’ remake only after its completion. Shoot is likely to kick-start some time by the end of this year.