Vijay’s super hit movie ‘Theri’ was dubbed and released in Telugu as ‘Policeodu’. And now, the film is going to be remade in Tollywood.
Santhosh Srinivas of ‘Kandireega’ fame will be directing the Telugu remake and ‘Mass Maharaja’ Ravi Teja will be seen playing the lead role, made memorable in the original by Vijay.
Mythri Movie Makers, producers of Rangasthalam will be bankrolling the film, which is expected to have Catherine Tresa and others in key roles.
‘Theri’ was written and directed by Atlee and produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu. The film featured Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Amy Jackson in the lead roles, while Mahendran, Prabhu and Raadhika Sarathkumar amongst others formed an ensemble cast.
Featuring music composed by G V Prakash Kumar and cinematography handled by George C Williams, the film hit the screens on April 14, 2016.