Akkineni Nagarjuna has registered Manmadhudu 2 title with the Film Chamber recently under his banner Annapurna Studios. The upcoming drama will be helmed by none other than Rahul Ravindran, who recently made his directorial debut with romantic entertainer Chi La Sow. Though the film was turned out flop but once again Nagarjuna brought him on the board to helm a megaphone. It is heard that before the release of Chi La Sow, Nagarjuna asked Rahul Ravindran to direct a movie which will be bankrolled under his banner. Nagarjuna also offered Rahul Ravindran a cheque. Now according to the latest update, Rahul Ravindran will direct Akkineni Nagarjuna’s production venture Manmadhudu 2, the crazy sequel to Nagarjuna’s 2002 blockbuster Manmadhudu, which was helmed by K. Vijaya Bhaskar
Manmadhudu was a Telugu romantic comedy movie, in which Sonali Bendre played the female lead role. The film was later remade as Aishwarya in Kannada, marking the debut of Deepika Padukone and also remade in Bengali as Priyotoma. It is still unclear that who is play the lead role in this upcoming film. The sources say either Akkineni Naga Chaitanya or Akhil will play the lead role but Nagarjuna will reprise his role from the original. Very soon the official announcement will be made regarding this project.
Meanwhile Nagarjuna who was last seen in Ram Gopal Varma’s directorial venture Officer, is currently working with Sriram Adittya for an upcoming multistarerr Devadas in which he is playing gangester whereas Natural Star Nani is essaying a doctor. Recently the makers of Devadas released the first look poster. On the otherside, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is romancing with Anu Emmanuel in Sailaja Reddy Alludu, in the direction of Maruthi Dasari. He is also waiting for the release of Savyasachi. Akkineni Akhil is working with Venky Alturi for his 3rd movie.