2014 Bollywood release 2 States starring Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt is now being remade in Telugu with Adivi Sesh and Shivani Rajasekhar in the lead roles. The official announcement regarding the remake was made by the makers recently. The makers are said to have retained the same title as original and will be directed by debutante Venkat Kuncham. 2 States remake will mark the debut of Shivani Rajasekhar, daughter of veteran actor Rajasekhar. The film will have seasoned actors like Lissy, Rajat Kapoor and Aditya Menon in important roles, recent reports reveal. However, it is not clear yet who would be playing Sesh’s parents and who would be seen as Shivani’s parents. The shooting of the film will kickstart from March 24th, 2018 and more details about the cast will soon be revealed. It is being reported that the film may release in the second half of the year.
#2States Also special cuz @Deonidas will be cranking the camera again 😊 Previously did #Kshanam , now doing #Goodachari and will start #2States ! Looking fwd to working with Bhagyashree – Rajat Kapoor – Lissy & Aditya Menon. Better pull up my socks, that cast is sparkling !😊
— Adivi Sesh (@AdiviSesh) March 22, 2018
The cinematography of 2 States remake will be managed by Shaneil Deo who worked on films like Kshanam earlier. The music of the film be composed by Anup Rubens who has a slew of films under his belt this year. Lead actor Adivi Sesh took to Twitter confirm this development about the film which is yet to be titled. Sesh, who has been riding high on the success of last few films like Baahubali and Kshanam, will be reprising the role of Arjun Kapoor in the remake.
Bros n Gals, launch of my new film on March 24th! Its mighty special because it will also be the debut of the pretty n talented @shivani_rajashekar1 The official Telugu Remake of #2States . Directed by the super talented #VenkatKuncham with music by the ever melodious #AnupRubens And it ain't complete without my best friend @shaneildeo cranking the camera for it 😊
Shivani Rajasekhar will begin her acting career with 2 States remake and the young actor seems quite kicked about the project. Shivani has been assisting her mother, Jeevitha Rajasekhar in their production works lately and is well aware of the film-making 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.