Sriram Venu to direct Pawan Kalyan in Pink's Telugu remake
Bankrolled jointly by Dil Raju and Boney Kapoor, the Telugu version is likely to have dialogues by Trivikram Srinivas
Pawan Kalyan, who was, last seen in Agnyaathavaasi, will be returning to the silver screen through the remake of the Amitabh Bachchan-Taapsee Pannu-starrer Pink. The latest news is that Sriram Venu, who was earlier signed to direct Allu Arjun's Icon, will be donning the director's hat for this Pink remake, which is tentatively being referred to as PSPK 26.
"Allu Arjun has agreed to start working on Icon after Sriram completes the Pawan Kalyan film. Similar to the Tamil version, Nerkonda Paarvai, the Telugu remake will have a fine balance between the social message and the commercial elements. Pawan has given a 20-day call sheet and the film is expected to go on floors later this year," informs a source.
Pink is the story of three women, who are aided by a retired lawyer to fight a molestation case against three boys from influential backgrounds. Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, the film won the Best Film On Social Issues award at the 64th National Film Awards.
Bankrolled jointly by Dil Raju and Boney Kapoor, the Telugu version is likely to have dialogues by Trivikram Srinivas.
Apart from this film, Pawan Kalyan's name has also been attached to a project to be directed by Krish and produced by AM Rathnam.