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Telugu Girl On Board For Varun Tej

Touted to be a gangster comedy film, Siddharth and Lakshmi Menon played the lead roles whereas Bobby Simha played the villain role in Tamil movie ‘Jigarthanda’ which became a super hit in Kollywood.

Now, the same movie is getting remade in Telugu. Harish Shankar is helming this project whereas Varun Tej is reprising Bobby Simha’s role in this film. Recently, the makers have officially launched the movie. As per the latest reports, the makers have approached a Telugu girl to play the lead role in this movie. She is none other than Eesha Rebba. The actress who recently appeared in ‘Aravinda Sametha’ movie reportedly got the offer to play the female lead in the Telugu remake of ‘Jigarthanda’ titled as ‘Valmiki’. The official announcement of the female lead is yet to be made.

On the other hand, the makers have got Sri Vishnu on board to play the lead role in this film. So, Sri Vishnu is going to reprise Siddharth’s role in this film. 14 Reels Plus banner is bankrolling this

‘NTR Kathanayakudu’ which is the first part of NTR biopic hit the screens for Sankranthi. Despite getting released amid high expectations, the movie utterly failed to impress the audience.

Though the film was made on a high budget, the movie brought nothing but losses to the distributors. It is known that Krish is the director of the film. All the buyers across the world bought the rights for hefty prices but the movie ended up as a disaster at the box office. Director Krish also faced losses because of the film. The director has bought the theatrical rights of the movie in the Guntur region for Rs. 6 crores. However, he sold half of his share for a local distributor the movie. The movie made only 3 crores in its final run in that region. So, Krish lost 1.5 crores with the film.

The disaster of ‘NTR Kathanayakudu’ is showing a big impact on the second part of the film ‘NTR Mahanayakudu’. However, Krish has