Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘2 States’ is being remade in Telugu with Adivi Sesh in the lead role and will be directed by debutante Venkat Reddy who has assisted filmmaker VV Vinayak in the past. The film will have a young cast and crew, and will be bankrolled by MLV Sathya Narayana. The makers haven’t yet revealed the complete cast and crew of the film however, it is being said that Shivani, daughter of actor Rajasekhar may be roped in to play the lead role in the film. Shivani has been assisting her mother, Jeevitha Rajasekhar in their production works lately and is well aware of the filmmaking process. It is also a known fact that Shivani was being groomed for acting and news had it that she may soon make her debut in Telugu cinema. And with these reports of Shivani being signed on for the Telugu remake of ‘2 States’, the debut for the young lady may be on cards.
It was earlier being reported Akkineni Naga Chaitanya would be playing the lead role, however reports now confirm that Adivi Sesh has given his go ahead and will soon start shooting for it. “A completely new team has come together for the film. Debutant Venkat Reddy, who was associated with V.V. Vinayak for several years, has been roped in to helm the film, while Midhun Chaitanya and Madhu Srinivas are working on the film’s screenplay. Sesh will be cast as a Telugu boy who falls in love with a North Indian girl. The team plans to begin shooting sometime in late February or early March,” a source close to the actor had recently said. And it is being said that he is also actively involving in the pre-production work of the Telugu remake of ‘2 States’. An official announcement regarding the remake is expected to be made soon.