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Anupama Parameswaran to star in Helen remake

The actor will reprise the character played by Anna Ben in the 2019 Malayalam survival drama

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Published: 20th April 2020

Anupama Parameswaran, who will next be seen in Rowdy Boyz, has green-lit another project. We have learnt that the actor will play the lead in the Telugu remake of the Malayalam survival drama Helen (2019), which was directed by Mathukutty Xavier and fronted by Anna Ben.

According to a well-placed source, Prasad V Potluri has acquired the rights for the Telugu remake and will be bankrolling the project. He has apparently roped in debutant Hanuman Chowdary as the director.

"Potluri liked the original and spoke to Anupama about remaking it in Telugu. She has agreed to be on board. However, she is yet to sign the dotted line. The formalities will be done after  the COVID-19 lockdown gets lifted," says the source.

It is also learnt that the Telugu version will be tweaked to suit the sensibilities of the local audience. The makers are still on the lookout for an actor to reprise Anupama's father role, which was played in the original by Lal.

Helen is a story of a happy-go-lucky middle-class girl, who fights for survival after being locked up in a freezer.

A Tamil remake of Helen is also in the works. Directed by Gokul and starring Keerthi Pandian as the female lead, it will mark the comeback of actor Arun Pandian. 

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