The News Scroll 27 November 2020  Last Updated at 9:24 am | Source: PTI

South star Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas to debut in Bollywood with ''Chatrapathi'' remake

South star Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas to debut in Bollywood with ''Chatrapathi'' remake
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Mumbai, Nov 27 (PTI) Telugu actor Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas is set to make his Hindi film debut with the remake of S S Rajamouli''s 2005 movie "Chatrapathi".

The new movie will be helmed by filmmaker V V Vinayak and produced by Jayantilal Gada''s Pen Studios.

"Chatrapathi’ is a great script and we needed a southern star to carry it to Bollywood, and we saw Bellamkonda as a perfect fit.

"We are very excited about this project, and everything is falling in place at a great speed. We have updated the script to match Bollywood sensibilities," Gada said in a statement.

Starring south star Prabhas in the lead, "Chatrapathi" revolved around the story of a young man who is in search of his family he lost. The film also featured Shriya Saran, Venu Madhav, Pradeep Rawat and Bhanu Priya in pivotal roles.

The remake marks a reunion for Sreenivas and Vinayak after they worked together in 2014''s "Alludu Seenu", which launched Sreenivas as an actor in the Telugu film industry.

The 27-year-old actor has over the years featured in hits like "Jaya Janaki Nayaka", "Saakshyam", "Kavacham" and "Sita".

"This is a perfect project for my big debut in Bollywood. It’s a great opportunity to collaborate with Dr Gada and Pen Studios, and to be reunited with my first ever director VV Vinayak sir.

"Although, taking on a role that Prabhas’ did is a huge responsibility, but I am glad I did, as it’s a perfect script," Sreenivas said. PTI RB RB RB


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