Filmmaker Mohan Raja, who is thought for guiding many remakes through the years, is all set to direct the Telugu remake of Malayalam movie Lucifer. The venture, which is able to star Chiranjeevi in the lead, marks Raja’s return to Telugu cinema after almost twenty years.
Known for helming movies comparable to Jayam, M. Kumaran S / O Mahalakshmi, Santosh Subramaniam and Thani Oruvan, Raja is returning to helm a remake after making three unique movies in a row. Mohan Raja was just lately signed to direct the Tamil remake of Hindi multiplex hit Andhadhun. For causes but unknown, final month the makers introduced that anticipated signed JJ Fredrick to make the remake and by no means revealed why Raja opted out of the venture.
As per a instances of india report, Mohan will direct Chiranjeevi in Lucifer remake. The venture is predicted to go on the flooring subsequent month or early subsequent yr.
The Telugu remake of Lucifer was initially supposed to be directed by Saaho fame Sujeeth. In reality, Chiranjeevi had confirmed signing Sujeeth for the venture. He mentioned Sujeeth was engaged on the script and making mandatory modifications to go well with Telugu sensibilities. However, Sujeeth had to decide out of the venture after he obtained married just lately and was busy along with his household.
Lucifer, starring Mohanlal, was the directorial debut of Prithviraj Sukumaran. The movie emerged as one of many greatest blockbusters in Malayalam trade.
Chiranjeevi is presently busy taking pictures for his upcoming Telugu movie, Acharya, wherein rumored to be taking part in twin roles. The movie is being directed by Koratala Siva. The film can be a couple of middle-aged Naxalite-turned-social reformer who launches a battle towards the Endowments Department over misappropriation and embezzlement of temple funds and donations.
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