Guwahati: After losing a couple of big projects earlier this year, Kartik Aaryan has reportedly signed Ekta Kapoor’s upcoming production ‘Shehzada’.The film will be directed by Rohit Dhawan.
As per the reports, the film will see Kriti Sanon lead opposite Aaryan.
The film is a remake of Allu Arjun and Pooja Hegde’s hit Telegu movie Ala Vaikunthapuramaloo.
Aryan has been roped to play Allu Arjun’s character and Kriti will play the role of his love interest which was played by Pooja Hegde in the Telegu movie.
The makers have approached Manisha Koirala to play Tabu’s character in this remake while Paresh Rawal has come on board to play Kartik’s father which was essayed by Jayaram in the original Trivikram Srinivas directorial.
The makers of this remake are looking to start the production this year itself.
The plot of the Telegu movie follows Bantu (Allu Arjun) who is hated and neglected by his father Valmiki (Sharma). Bantu later learns that he was swapped as an infant and his biological father is an affluent businessman, Ramachandra (Jayaram). Bantu enters Ramachandra’s house, Vaikuntapuram to protect his biological family when it is threatened by an influential man.