Recently there was a strong buzz in the film industry that Sujeeth of Saaho fame will helmed the Hindi remake of SS Rajamouli’ directorial venture Chatrapathi starring Prabhas, in which Bellamkonda Sai Srinivas will play the lead role but later it was heard that Sujeeth has rejected the project.
On the otherside, the director VV Vinayak has decided to leave the project of the Telugu remake of ‘Lucifer’ starring Megastar Chiranjeevi. Now VV Vinayak is taking up a new film. He is likely to direct the Hindi version of ‘Chatrapathi’ with the young actor Bellamkonda Sai Srinivas. The sources say that VV Vinayak has given his nod for the remake.
It was VV Vinayak who launched Bellamkonda Sai Srinivas as a hero in ‘Alludu Seenu’ in 2014, which had Samantha Akkineni in the female lead role. Meanwhile, the buzz in the film industry is that Tamil director Jayam Raja may take up the Telugu remake of ‘Lucifer’.
Chatrapathi is all about the story of a young man, Shivaji (Prabhas) who is in search of his family he lost, when they had to flee from Sri Lanka and end up as slaves in the port of Visakhapatnam. Apart from Prabhas, the film also had Shriya Saran, Venu Madhav, Pradeep Rawat and Bhanu Priya in pivotal roles.