It was only earlier confirmed that actress Shriya Saran would be reprising the role of Manju Warrier’s Pachaiyamma and a picture of her in a wedding attire was even doing the rounds. However, sources close to the team now confirm that actress Anushka Shetty is being considered for the role. The film will go on floors early next year. Announcing the project officially Suresh Production house has earlier tweeted, “#VictoryVenkatesh is going to play the lead in Telugu version of #Asuran The movie will be produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu and Suresh Babu and under V creations and Suresh Productions banners. #VenkateshDaggubati74.”
The movie will be produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu and Suresh Babu and under V creations and Suresh Productions banners. #VenkateshDaggubati74
— Suresh Productions (@SureshProdns) October 24, 2019
The film is touted to be produced by Suresh Babu and Kalaipuli S Thanu. The Tamil version directed by Vetrimaaran was inspired by the novel Vekkai written by award-winning writer Poomani. Dhanush and Manju Warrier’s role was critically claimed and their chemistry impressed the audience. The film crossed 100 crores at the box-office. Official announcements on the cast and crew in awaited.