Few days ago, E4 Entertainment announced that they were not happy with the final copy of the movie shot by director Bala. Hence, it has decided to re-shoot the entire movie. The statement reads, “We at E4 Entertainment are not at all happy with the final version handed over to us and due to various creative and other differences, we have decided not to release this version. Instead, we will start afresh, and shoot a new Tamil version of “Arjun Reddy” with Dhruv as the main lead by staying true to the soul and intention of the original.”
Earlier the makers roped Megha Chowdary to play the love interest of Dhruv Vikram, and now she is being replaced by Banita Sandhu.
Recently during the media interaction Megha Chowdary said that she was unaware of that. According to her, without informing anything, the makers of Varmaa showed her door.
Bandita Sandhu is well known face for Hindi audiences as made her Telugu debut with Shoojit Sircar’s October with Varun Dhawan, now she will be seen in Varmaa. Mukesh Ratilal Mehta of E4 Entertainment posted, “Banita Sandhu and Dhruv Vikram to romance in the new Tamil version of Arjun Reddy.” (sic)
The buzz is that Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s (director of Arjun Reddy) assistant will be directing the remake now. The official confirmation is awaited regarding this.
In Telugu version of Arjun Reddy, Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey played the lead roles.