Venkatesh Daggubati and Varun Tej’s multi-starrer comedy entertainer, Fun and Frustration (F2), was released last year on the occasion of Sankranthi and went on to become a huge blockbuster. The film, also starring milky siren Tamannah Bhatia and Mehreen Kaur Pirzada, ended up collecting nearly Rs 85 crore share. After the release of F2, Dil Raju and Anil Ravipudi had made an official announcement that they would come up with F3, a sequel to F2 Fun and Frustration. But to date, there is no official announcement regarding this project.
Recently during the media interaction, when Venkatesh Daggubati was asked about F3, to which the actor replied, “ Yes, the project F3 is on. We’re yet to finalize the heroines though, but it will have Varun Tej and me in the lead.”
According to Venkatesh, he and Varun Tej will play the lead roles but this time, the makers will not rope Tamannah Bhatia and Mehreen Kaur for F3. The sequel (F3) will have heroes (Varun Tej and Venkatesh)unchanged, but new heroines will be coming in.
If Anil Ravipudi has to take F3 to sets, he should be waiting for more than 4-5 months until these two heroes get free. It is known news that Venkatesh is getting ready to join the sets of Asuran remake where he will reprise the role of Dhanush from Original. The film will be directed by Srikanth Addala and bankrolled by Suresh Babu under the banner of Suresh Entertainment. Priyamani is in the talk to play Venkatesh’s wife in Asruan remake. Recently when Priyamani was asked about Asruan remake, to which the actress replied, “Nothing confirmed. Talks are on. As of now, I can only say this for Venkatesh starrer.”
On the other side, Varun Tej is doing a boxing-backdrop movie under the direction of newcomer Kiran.
Anil Ravipudi hasn’t signed any other film as he is waiting for the release of his directorial venture Sarileru Neekevvaru starring Telugu Superstar Mahesh Babu and Rashmika Mandanna, which is arriving at the theaters on 11th January 2020.