According to a report on a news portal, Anil wants to direct the Hindi adaptation of the comedy franchise and conveyed the same to producer Dil Raju. The writer-director also has an actor wishlist for it. He would have liked Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan to reprise the role of Venkatesh in the film. As for the role of Varun Tej, Anil has actors like Varun Dhawan and Kartik Aaryan in mind.
Moreover, the report adds that it shouldn’t be difficult to bring in actors as Venkatesh is already working with Salman in ‘Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali’ and Dil Raju is producing Kartik’s upcoming film, ‘Shehzada’.
Meanwhile, Boney Kapoor acquired the rights to “F2” and hired Anees Bazmee to direct the Hindi version. However, they have yet to finalize the actors for the film.
On the work front, Shah Rukh has films like Atlee commercial animator Siddharth Anand’s “Pathaan” and Rajkumar Hirani’s “Dunki” in his pipeline. Salman, meanwhile, will next be seen in “Tiger 3” with Katrina Kaif and Emraan Hashmi. He also has movies like “Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali” and “Kick 2” in his pipeline.
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