Recently during the media interaction, Suresh Babu revealed that Srikanth Addala has been roped in to direct the Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster Asuran which will star Venkatesh Daggubati in the lead. However, he didn’t reveal who will play the female lead. The sources say that Srikanth Addala is planning to bring Baahubali and Rudhramamdevi fame Anushka Shetty to play the female lead in Asuran remake. If everything will go accordingly, Anushka Shetty will be seen playing the role of Venkatesh’ wife in this upcoming Asuran remake.
In its original Tamil version, Maju Warrier played the female lead and made her screen presence as Dhanush’ wife. In the film industry, few are saying that though Srikanth Addala is willing to rope Anushka Shetty Suresh Babu is planning to approach Shriya Saran to play the female lead in Venkatesh starrer Asuran remake.
Asuran, based on popular Tamil novel Vekkai, turned out to be a blockbuster in the Tamil film industry with over Rs 100 crore in gross earnings. Srikanth Addala is keen on roping in Anushka Shetty for this de-glam role. The talks are in the final stages and an announcement regarding this will be made soon. Anushka Shetty is also in the search for a challenging role and it is expected that she will give nod for Venkatesh starrer Asuran remake.
Venkatesh has already started working on his looks for this upcoming film, which will be jointly bankrolled by Suresh Productions and V Creations.
On the other side, Anushka Shetty is currently waiting for the release of her upcoming drama Nishabadham, in which she is sharing the screen space with Kollywood star R Madhavan, which will hit the theaters next year. Venkatesh starrer Venky Mama, which also has Naga Chaitanya, Payal Rajput, and Raashi Khanna is slated to hit the theaters on 13th December.