The Akshay Kumar-starrer Hindi film, Jolly LLB 2, is all set for a remake in Telugu. The blockbuster Hindi film rights have been bought by producer, S. Radhakrishna, of Haarika and Haasini creations. “Yes, we have bought the rights and will remake it in Telugu,” confirms the producer. Though he has divulged no detail about the actor who will take the lead, nor about how much money he had put in it, according to our source, the producer had bought the rights for a whopping Rs 1.75 crore for the remake.
Venkatesh, the front runner for the remake, may play the lead character, added the source. Interestingly, Venkatesh also did the remake of OMG: Oh My God, earlier, as Gopala Gopala. He seems to be a successful actor who has done several remakes in his career. “The film’s shooting may start from December, once the producer completes the current Pawan Kalyan-Trivikram-combination film,” added the source. The producer’s next with Jr NTR and Trivikram will also start from November, after which he wishes to start work on the remake.