Megastar Chiranjeevi has earlier revealed that he will be remaking Malayalam blockbuster Lucifer in Telugu. The shoot of this film will go on floor by early next year. Saaho fame Sujeeth is directing the project. The latest we hear about this film is senior actress Vijaya Shanti is going to play a crucial role in this film.
According to the sources, Vijay Shanti will play the role of Chiranjeevi's sister in the movie. Popular Malayalam actress Manju Warrier played this role in the original version. This character plays a major role in the movie's proceedings and thus, the makers thought that Vijaya Shanti will be an apt choice for it. Vijaya Shanti has recently made her acting comeback with Mahesh Babu's action entertainer Sarileru Neekevvaru. During the pre-release event of this film, Chiru expressed his wish of working with Vijaya Shanti. Both of them acted together in about 20 films in the past. Thus, their reunion will be a huge spectacle for the fans. We may get an official confirmation about this news once Vijaya Shanti signs the dotted lines.
Currently, Chiranjeevi is working for the film Acharya. Directed by Koratala Siva, this movie features Kajal Aggarwal as the female lead. Earlier, Trisha got signed up for this role. But she walked out of the project citing creative differences. Kajal will join the sets once the shooting resumes. Acharya is being produced jointly by Ram Charan and Niranjan Reddy under the banners Konidela Production Company and Matinee Entertainments. Mani Sharma is composing the music for it.