Buzz in the industry is that producer S Radha Krishna has bought the rights of Akshay Kumar starrer Jolly LLB 2 fora whopping amount and is looking to cast a top actor in South. Jolly LLB 2 is a sequel to Arshad Warsi’s Jolly LLB which released in 2013. Both the parts of Jolly LLB are courtroom dramas and portray the struggle faced a lawyer when he takes up a case to get justice for the victims.
Rumours are doing rounds that Venkatesh will be featuring in this remake and the production of the film will start rolling by the end of 2017. “The film’s shooting may start from December, once the producer completes the current Pawan Kalyan-Trivikram-combination film,” told a source close to the producer to leading daily.
Venkatesh is known for taking up remakes from different industries and has featured in Akshay Kumar’s remake movies in the past, Gopala Gopala with Pawan Kalyan being one of them. Venkatesh just hada release in Guru, which is also a remake of Madhavan-Ritika Singh starrer Irudhi Suttru in Tamil. The film was released in Hindi also as Saala Khadoos.
There were rumours earlier that Ravi Teja has been roped in to reprise the role of Akshay Kumar in the remake of Jolly LLB, which never materialized. Ravi Teja was also supposed to do the remake of Special 26, which didn’t happen too.
Jolly LLB has some interesting characters which are essayed by some senior actors like Saurabh Shukla. Saurabh Shukla even won a National Award for his performance in the first part of Jolly LLB.