That Tamil film Theri starring Vijay is being remade in Telugu and will be directed by Santosh Srinivas is something all we know. The film was earlier supposed to star Pawan Kalyan in the lead role however with change in plans for the power star in his film career, the film was offered to Ravi Teja who agreed to do it. The shooting of the film is slated to begin in June this year and is tentatively slated to be released early 2019. Kajal Aggarwal would be seen playing the love interest of Ravi Teja in the remake which was originally played by Samantha Akkineni. This will be the third time that Ravi Teja and Kajal Aggarwal will be teaming up after having previously worked in Saarocharu and Veera. The Telugu remake of Theri is yet to be titled and the makers are on looking at multiple options. More details about the film are expected to be announced in the near future by the makers.
There were reports doing rounds earlier that Lavanya Tripathi will be roped in for this remake however that could not materialise. The makers have now confirmed that Kajal Aggarwal will be seen playing the leading lady in Theri remake. Kajal Aggarwal was last seen in MLA starring Nandamuri Kalyan Ram and was directed by debutante Upendra Madhav. It is being reported that Kajal Aggarwal has been roped in after her successful run in Telugu for the last couple of years.
Ravi Teja currently has Nela Ticket gearing up for release which is being directed by Kalyan Krishna. The film also stars Malvika Sharma, a newcomer, and the film will be a commercial entertainer. The makers had recently released the teaser of Nela Ticket which has created a huge excitement around the film. The film will have Ravi Teja playing a mass role while maintaining the balance required to make it a family entertainer.