Andhadhun‘s Telugu remake, starring Nithiin Reddy and Tamannah Bhatia, began shooting on Sunday. The original film is a Hindi black comedy crime thriller that released in 2018. The team announced the news with a still from the shoot.
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According to trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh, the film is currently being shot in Dubai.
Reddy will take up the role played by Khurrana, and Bhatia and Natesh will reprise Tabu’s and Apte’s roles respectively. This will be Reddy’s thirtieth film.
While the Hindi film was helmed by director Sriram Raghavan, the remake is set to be directed by Merlapaka Gandhi. Gandhi will also write the dialogues. The remake is being produced by N Sudhakar Reddy and Nikitha Reddy under the Sreshth Movies banner.
The music will be composed by Mahati Swara Sagar and Hari K Vedanth will be handling the camera. The rest of the cast and crew members are yet to be announced.
Earlier in October, it was announced that JJ Fredrick would direct the Tamil remake of Andhadhun and actor Prashanth would play the lead role. The Tamil remake would be produced by the Prashanth’s father, producer Thiagarajan.
Thiagarajan had earlier said, “The story of Andhadhun revolves around a pianist, and Prashanth is a trained piano player. He studied western music and piano at the Trinity College of Music in London. Being a pianist, the role in the Tamil remake will come naturally to him.”
Andhadhun is the story of a pianist who pretends to be blind and ends up witnessing to a murder. The rest of the film follows the problems he subsequently faces.
Andhadhun won many accolades at the national and international levels. While the film won the Best Hindi Film award at National Film Awards 2019, Khurrana bagged the award for Best Actor. He also won the Best Actor award at the Filmfare Awards that year.