Just ahead of the release of Siddharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha’s Ittefaq, it has been learnt that the film is set to be remade in Telugu. Apparently, after seeing the film’s promos, the makers were approached for the Telugu remake rights of the thriller.
“The makers are keen to wait till the release of the film as they are confident of how it’s going to fare at the box office. They feel that the release could give the film a better deal,” shares a source. “After watching rushes of the film, the Telugu filmmakers have actually offered a high price for the rights,” added the source.
Interestingly, Ittefaq is the remake of the 1969 film of the same name starring Rajesh Khanna and Nanda in lead roles. In fact, the film itself was the remake of the 1965 Hollywood crime thriller Signpost to Murder. The upcoming film, Ittefaq is set to explore the same story in a contemporary avatar.