Vijay Sethupathi is a famous indie film artist who broke through into mainstream commercial film in Tamil industry. His films have also been popular in Telugu as Pizza and Nenu Rowdyne became hits here as well. In 2016, the actor released 7 films in total in Tamil and one of his films, Sethupathi has been a hit. The movie directed by G. Arun Kumar is being remade in Telugu with a new hero.
The man who is an expert in helming remakes from Telugu Industry, Jayanth C Paranjee, who made Preminchukundam Raa, Premante Idera, Bavagaru Bagunnara, Ravoyi Chandamama and directed remakes like Lakshmi Narasimha, Shankar Dada MBBS successfully, is asked to direct this movie.Jayanth directed a movie 6 years back with Pawan Kalyan, Teenmar, the remake of Love Aaj Kal.
The movie failed at the box office. Jayanth is also known for not spoiling the original and make stylish films like Takkari Donga. The latest remake of Sethupathi is about a cop who investigates his friend’s murder and stands against a story village don. This Vijay Sethupathi, Ramya Nambeesan starrer worked in mass circuits of Tamil Nadu and registered a great commercial success for the actor.In this movie, he acted as the father of two young kids. It is to be seen if the debut actor in Telugu will act as a father of two or will that aspect be changed. By the way, the debutant actor is the son of Andhra Pradesh Human Resources Department Minister, Ghata Srinivas Rao, Ghanta Ravi Teja. The movie pre production work is already completed and the film will soon go on to the floors it seems. The release is planned in the second half of 2017!