Yogaraj Bhat to helm Hindi and Telugu remakes of Panchatantra
Said to deal with a youthful subject about generation gaps, the film has music by V Harikrishna, and the team plan on releasing the audio soon
Yogaraj Bhat’s upcoming directorial Panchatantra, a romantic comedy entertainer starring Vihan, Sonal Monteiro and Akshara Gowda will be remade in Telugu and Hindi owing to high demand. Interestingly, this is the first time the director himself is helming the remakes of his film in two other languages.
Our source tells us, “Big production houses from the Telugu and Hindi industries are in touch with Yogaraj Bhat. They have been in discussions to make Panchatantra in other languages. The Telugu producers have almost finalised the deal, and it is just a matter of time before the agreement is signed. They will reveal the details later.”
“A few rounds of discussion have also been done with a production house that is keen to remake it in Hindi. A few terms and conditions are currently being negotiated,” the source adds.
As for the cast, the team is looking at picking up local talent for each remake. Who will be part of the Telugu and Hindi versions of Panchatantra is yet to be revealed. All this and more will be announced once Bhatru and the production houses release an official statement.
Panchatantra, which is said to deal with a youthful subject about generation gaps, has music by V Harikrishna, and the makers plan on releasing the audio by the end of this month. There are ten major characters who will be part of the ensemble cast in the film. Panchatantra has Sugaan as the cinematographer, Shashidar Adapa as the art director and Suresh Arumugam on the edit desk.