Official: Dhanush’s Karnan set to be remade in Telugu
Dhanush’s recently released blockbuster film ‘Karnan’ is all set to get a Telugu version. Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas will be reprising the lead role. The Telugu remake rights has already been bought. An official announcement with details regarding the director and other cast and crew members of the remake version will be made soon.
‘Karnan’ directed by Mari Selvaraj is a rural-based drama that is partly inspired from real life incidents. The film speaks about oppression, custody violence and institutional discrimination. Dhanush plays the titular role in the film, which also stars Rajisha Vijayan, Lal, Lakshmipriya Chandramouli, Azhagar Perumal, Natarajan Subramanian, Gouri Kishan and Yogi Babu. Dhanush’s performance was highly appreciated as the film went on to become a huge success at the box office.
The makers of the Telugu version will be hoping to repeat the same. Bellamkonda Sai Srinivas is known for starring in films like ‘Alludu Seenu’, ‘Jaya Janaki’ and ‘Nayaka’. He had also starred in ‘Rakshasudu’, the remake of Tamil hit-thriller ‘Ratchasan’. The actor is currently busy making his Bollywood debut with the remake of Prabhas starrer ‘Chatrapathi’.