Speculation over Bhaagamathie remake

Deccan Chronicle.  | Sashidhar Adivi

Entertainment, Tollywood

A top Bollywood actor reportedly asked director Ashok to remake the film in Hindi.

Bhumi Pednekar

It appears all the reports regarding the Hindi remake of Telugu film, Bhaagamathie are coming true, with Bhumi Pednekar all set to reprise Anushka Shetty’s role in the Hindi version of the female-centric action drama. And G. Ashok, who directed the original version, is helming the remake too.

The filmmakers of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha are bankrolling the film. Currently, they are scouting for locations and the shooting is expected to go on the floors in December.

Meanwhile, sources say that a top Bollywood star personally spoke to director Ashok and asked him to helm the remake of the film. Naturally, everyone in the film and trade fraternity is wondering who that top actor is.