Megastar Chiranjeevi has found a way to get his almost shelved 153rd film, a remake of Malayalam thriller Lucifer, back on track. The original Malayalam movie Lucifer in which Mohanlal played the lead role, was a money-spinner. According to the latest update, the Telugu remake of Lucifer will be launched next year with pooja ceremony.
VV Vinayak is on the board to helm the remake for Megastar. If ongoing buzz in media and film industry are to be believed, the makers are planning to rope Ramya Krishna in Chiranjeevi starrer Lucifer remake and if she gives her green signal, she will reprise the role of Manju Warrier from the original.
The director VV Vinayak is said to have approached Ramya Krishna to play the role, which was essayed by Manju Warrier in the Malayalam version. He wants to cast Ramya Krishna at any cost.
The sources say that Chiranjeevi will be sporting a new look and he will shift the focus onto this film soon after he wraps up his ongoing project Acharya. Lucifer remake will be produced by NV Prasad in association with Mega Power Star Ram Charan’ Konidela Productions. The upcoming film- Lucifer remake marks Chiranjeevi’ third collaboration with VV Vinayak after Tagore and Khaidi No.150.