Kannada movie Addhuri, which marked the on-screen debut of Dhruva Sarja, is all set to get a remake in Hindi. The latest buzz from Bollywood says that actor Shahid Kapoor is impressed with Addhuri and has expressed his desire to act in Hindi remake of the movie.
Sandalwood's famous stunt choreographer Ravi Verma, who has become the most wanted stunt director in Bollywood has shown the movie to Shahid Kapoor when he was working with the actor in R... Rajkumar. Arjun, who directed Addhuri, has confirmed the news to a leading daily.
Director Arjun said, "Stunt master Ravi Verma is a very close friend of mine. He recently worked on Shahid's upcoming film with Prabhudheva, R... Rajkumar, during which they spoke about films and the Kannada industry. Ravi then showed Shahid my film, and he was apparently impressed with the film and said that he would like to do a film like this. There has been no other development."
Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan had roped in Ravi Verma for his upcoming flick Jai Ho. Ravi has choreographed two fight sequences for the movie. He has also signed Shahrukh Khan starrer Happy New Year for which he will start working in January.
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Discussions Are On
Director Arjun has said that the discussions are on for the possible remake of the film, but still nothing has been confirmed.
Remake Rights Is Not Sold
It is said that the remake rights of the Addhuri has still not been sold to anyone.
Addhuri To Be Remake In Other Languages
Arjun said, "There have been suggestions to remake Addhuri in another language, maybe even in Hindi. We have not approached Shahid for the film."
Lead Cast Of Addhuri
Apart from Dhruva Sarja, the movie also features Mangalore lass Radhika Pandit, Tarun Chandra, Nagathihalli Chandrashekar and Table Naani in the pivotal roles.
Stunts By Ravi Verma
Ravi Verma was the stunt director of Addhuri. Dhruva Sarja had performed few dare devil stunts in the movie.
Dhruva Sarja Did Not Use Body Double
It is reported that Dhruva Sarja had performed stunts without using body double. In one of the scenes Dhruva Sarja jumped from 65 feet height.
Ravi Verma Likely To Convince Shahid Kapoor
It is reported that Ravi Verma is likely to convince Shahid Kapoor to do the remake. He will also be a stunt director of the movie.
Dhruva And Radhika
Dhruva Sarja and Radhika Pandit will be seen together in Sandalwood's forthcoming movie Bahadhoor.