Rana Daggubati joins Pawan Kalyan in Ayyappanum Koshiyum Telugu remake
After numerous speculations, the lead cast of the Telugu remake of superhit Malayalam film ‘Ayyappanum Koshiyum’ has finally been announced. Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubatti will be playing the two central characters. While Pawan will be reprising Biju Menon’s character, Rana will be playing the part essayed by Prithviraj Sukumaran.
Saagar K Chandra will be directing the film, which is yet-to-be titled. He has earlier helmed films like ‘Ayyare’ and ‘Appatlo Okkadundevadu’. Sithara Entertainments, one of the leading banners in Telugu industry, is producing the film. Prasad Murella is the DOP and music department will be handled by S Thaman.
‘Ayyappanum Koshiyum’ directed by late Sachy revolves around a raging conflict between a policeman and a retired havildar. The film was both a critical and commercial success. Inspired by its success, top production houses from Tamil and Hindi industries had also bagged the remake rights. Announcement regarding the cast is expected to be made soon.