Chennai: Tollywood actor Venkatesh Dagubbati is likely to star in the Telugu remake of recent Bollywood movie ‘Hindi Medium’.
Buzz is that Venkatesh is very impressed with the film ‘Hindi Medium’, which featured Irrfan Khan in the lead role. The actor has expressed his desire to step into Irrfan’s shoes.
As per sources, renowned filmmaker Nandini Reddy is working on the script and once the script is ready she may approach Venkatesh.
Interestingly, ‘Hindi Medium’ is a remake of Malayalam hit ‘Salt Mango Tree’ directed by Rajesh Nair.
‘Hindi Medium’ received the terrific response at the box office. The movie was made on a budget of Rs 12 crore but it minted Rs 102 crore, making it one of the biggest hits of Bollywood in 2017.
The movie was all about the education system and successfully drew the audience to the theatres. It was declared tax free in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh.
Venkatesh has featured in the remakes of many Bollywood and other languages films. His recent release ‘Guru’ is the remake of Tamil hit ‘Irudhi Suttru’. If he will work in ‘Hindi Medium’, it will get added to the list of remakes he has starred in.