It has been reported that the Telugu version of the Tamil hit film ‘Kaththi’ has been given a nod by Jr NTR. Earlier, rumors were rife that Pawan Kalyan was to remake this film in Telugu. But now the latest is that Jr NTR is getting this opportunity. NTR had been very much interested in getting this project. He has taken Gopichand Malineni onboard for the remake. NTR has asked Gopi to bring about the necessary modifications in the script. Gopichand is currently busy working on his upcoming ‘Pandaga Chesko’. The film stars Rakul Preet Singh, Sonal Chauhan and Ram in the lead roles.
The Samantha and Vijay starrer ‘Kaththi’ was a big hit. Released in 2014, this Tamil action thriller won many positive reviews from critics. It even went on to become the highest Tamil grosser last year. This AR Murugadoss directorial was made at a whopping budget of Rs 70 crore and grossed Rs 130 crore at the box office. The filmmakers had followed good strategies for marketing from the beginning itself. They had released the first look of the movie on 22nd June 2014 that coincided with Vijay’s birthday. As a result, Youtube views had successfully crossed 2 million.