Filmmaker SS Rajamouli had collaborated with Prabhas for Chatrapathi before the Baahubali franchise, also starring Shriya Saran in a leading role, which turned out to be a box office winner. Though this entertainer’s Hindi remake was announced in 2020 with Bellamkonda Sreenivas, the latest report suggests that Shraddha Kapoor.
In the remake, which will be directed by VV Vinayak, Disha Patani and Pooja Hedge are in the race for the female lead. “A source close to the project, as per the PinkVilla report, said, “The makers expect to start shooting from April and zero down on the final cast depending on the dates of the actress. The film will be shot on a start-to-finish schedule and will be made on a budget of 75 crore, obviously.
It is scripted by K V Vijayendra Prasad, Rajamouli’s father, Earlier speaking to E Times, when Bellamkonda Srinivas was asked if he was nervous about stepping into Prabhas’ shoes, he responded, “Not many (non-Telugus) must have watched ‘Chatrapathi’. So, I am not jittery,” indicating that he doesn’t think comparisons would occur.Jayantilal Gada’s Pen Studios will produce the film.
Jayantilal said in a statement about the remake, “Chatrapathi is a great script and we needed a southern star to bring 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 the sensitivity of Bollywood.”