‘Adithya Varma’ Teaser: One more remake feather on the original’s cap.
Dhruv Vikram, son of Kollywood star Chiyaan Vikram steps into the shoes of Vijay Deverakonda’s shoes in Adithya Verma which is the official remake of Arjun Reddy.
It looks like the success of Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy paved way for many remakes of it. Its remake rights in different languages were lapped up for a huge price.
The new version is the Tamil movie Adithya Varma starring Chiyaan Vikram’s son Dhruv Vikram.
It may be noted that the Tamil remake which was first shot with ace director Bala was titled, Varma. However, it was later scrapped after the makers were unhappy with the final output.
Later, the makers decided to reshoot the remake from scratch. They also retained Dhruv and music composer Rothan for the new version of the remake while the rest of the star cast and crew were discarded.
Following this, debutant director Girisayya, an associate of Sandeep Vanga, who directed Arjun Reddy, was roped into helm the film.
Adithya Varma is being bankrolled by E4 Entertainment, producers of popular Malayalam films such as Ezra and Godha. October fame Banita Sandhu is playing the female lead opposite Dhruv and Priya Anand playing an important role.
Ravi K Chandran is helmed as the cameraman for the film, who will be marking his comeback in Tamil after 7aum Arivu and Radhan, who composed the tunes, originally for Arjun Reddy and Bala's version has been retained as the music director for this version of remake too.
The Hindi Version of the film, Kabir Singh starring Shahid Kapoor will be essaying the role done by Vijay Devarakonda. The film is scheduled to release on June 21.
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