There have been rumors about young and talented actor Vijay Devarakonda headlining the Telugu remake of Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy. Bollywood movie Gully Boy about an aspiring rapper directed by Zoya Akhtar, and co-written by her with Reema Kagti, was arrived at the theaters last month, and turned out the second-highest grossing Bollywood film of 2019. Earlier it was heard that Vijay Deverakonda will reprise the role of Ranveer Singh in Telugu remake of Gully boy but now the actor is refuted this unexpected rumor by saying that he has not signed Gully Boy Telugu version.
The sources close to Vijay Deverakonda has clarified that Arjun Reddy star will not be part of Gully Boy Telugu remake. On the other hand, the rights for the Telugu remake have already been sold. An official announcement regarding the film’s cast and crew members is expected to be out soon.
Incidentally, Pelli Choopulu actor Vijay Devarakonda was also considered for the Ranveer Singh starrer 83, the movie based on India’s 1983 World Cup win, directed by Kabir Khan. In which Ranveer will play the role of captain Kapil Dev. And later the makers roped Jiiva instead of Vijay Deverakonda.
Vijay Deverakonda was last seen in science fiction supernatural horror film Taxiwaala, directed by Rahul Sankrityan, which was decent hit at the box office and currently he is waiting for the release of his next upcoming drama Dear Comrade, in which Kannada actress Rashmika Mandanna is playing the female lead. The movie is directed by Bharat Kamma and is bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers.