Last year, it was announced that producer Boney Kapoor has acquired the rights of 2018’s surprise hit Bollywood movie Badhaai Ho and wanted to remake the film in the south Indian languages. It was also heard that the filmmaker decided to remake Badhaai Ho in Telugu and actor Naga Chaitanya was on the board to reprise Ayushmann Khurrana’s role in the film. But now according to the latest update, Badhaai Ho remake with Naga Chaitanya has been scrapped.
Helmed by Amit Ravindrenath Sharma, Badhaai Ho starring Sanya Malhotra, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Surekha Sikri, is all about the story of a middle-aged couple, who unexpectedly get pregnant and become a talking point in the local area. How their children come to term with this good news forms the crux of the story. The film Badhaai Ho had a dream run at the box office earning over 200 crores worldwide.
Naga Chaitanya is currently working for romantic drama Love Story which is helmed by Sekhar Kammula and has Sai Pallavi in the female lead role. The movie Love Story is expected to hit the theaters either in May or June.
Although Boney Kapoor and Dil Raju are now remaking ‘Pink’ in Telugu as ‘Vakeel Saab’ in which Power Star Pawan Kalyan is playing the lead role.