Bollywood famous film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is looking forward to remaking Telugu super hit film Manam in Hindi that was originally directed by Vikram.
Vikram Kumar, who is gearing up for the unleash of his latest sci-fi film twenty-four with Tamil actor superstar Suriya, said that Hindi film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has shown keenness to direct a Hindi remake of Telugu superhit Maman, also directed by him. The Telugu original featured actors from 3 generations of the Akkineni family.
“When I was recently shooting in Mumbai, I had met him with regards to the film’s Hindi remake. Though we tend to haven’t arrived at something substantial, however, he was interested in the thought of remaking the film in his Bhansali production,” said Vikram K.Kumar , adding nothing has been confirmed yet.
Vikram said that he is discussing regarding Manam’s Hindi remake with Sanjay Leela Bhansali whereas shooting for his present movie to be released sci-fi drama, 24, in Mumbai and that talks are in still on as Bhansali is however to take a final decision about the remake.Manam, which was very well received by audiences and critics alike, was a story about reincarnation.
Akkineni family movie ‘Manam’ that was released recently is going to remake in Hindi with the title ‘Hum’. Bollywood legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan has came forward to play the role of late Akkineni Nageswara Rao and actors Aamir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor can play the roles of Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya. While Katrina Kaif gets into the shoes of Samantha, Its Preity Zinta who can be make a strong comeback by donning Shriya’s role within the remake.The director Vikram Kumar has directed Manam in Telugu will may also direct Hindi version. It is known fact Big-B has already played a special role within the Manam film.
However, There is no clarity yet on whether or not Nagarjuna co-produces the remake with Reliance Entertainments. The Akkineni heir is currently enjoying the success of this landmark film.Vikram had firstly planned to remake the film in Tamil with Suriya, his brother Karthi and their father Sivakumar. Vikram said he had approached Suriya with this offer. However, we ended up doing twenty-four instead. The actor ended up liking 24 story. 24 movie is slated to hit the screens on may 6th.