The veteran producer has roped in director Anees Bazmee to helm the remake.
Boney Kapoor to produce remake of Telugu film F2
Mumbai - 29 Mar 2019 16:00 IST
Veteran filmmaker Boney Kapoor has acquired the rights for the Hindi remake of Telugu film F2 – Fun and Frustration (2019). Kapoor has roped in director Anees Bazmee to helm the remake.
“IT'S OFFICIAL... Boney Kapoor and Dil Raju [leading producer of #Telugu films] join hands for the official #Hindi remake of #Telugu hit #F2... #Hindi film will be directed by Anees Bazmee... #F2 stars Venkatesh, Varun Tej, Tamannaah and Mehreen Pirzada,” trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted on Twitter.
Kapoor will be co-producing the film with Dil Raju, who produced the original. Directed by Anil Ravipudi, F2 starred Ventakesh Daggubati, Varun Tej, Tamannaah Bhatia and Mehreen Pirzada.
Pirzada had retweeted Adarsh. Both Bhatia and Pirzada have worked in the Hindi film industry too. Will they feature in the Hindi remake? As per a trade source, none of the leads from the original film will feature in the Hindi remake, as Kapoor is eyeing other talents.
F2, the romantic comedy is based on the life of Venky (Venkatesh) and Varun (Varun Tej). The men are arrested and each of them reveals their sorry personal tale. Venky his married to Harika (Bhatia), while Varun is dating her sister Honey (Pirzada).