Mumbai, June 25, 2021: Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn has joined with producer Dil Raju for the first time to produce the Hindi remake of the 2021 Telugu blockbuster movie, Naandhi
. Naandhi is a crime courtroom drama film, directed by Vijay Kanakamedala. It was released on 19 February this year.
"Naandhi" follows the life of Surya Prakash (Allari Naresh), an under-trial prisoner who is falsely accused of murder, awaiting judgment. The movie received critical reception and was also a commercially blockbuster. Apart from Allari Naresh, the movie also stars Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in a lead role while Priyadarshi, Harish Uthaman, Vinay Varma, and Praveen play supporting roles.
The Hindi remake will be produced by Ajay Devgn, Dil Raju, Kuldeep Rathore, and Parag Desai. The casting for the Hindi remake under finalization including the director and leading actors.
Meanwhile, Ajay Devgn is also gearing up for his web debut with Disney+ Hotstar's Rudra: The Edge of Darkness. He will be seen playing an intense and gritty cop in the show which is the official adaptation of the British show, Luther, starring Idris Elba.
Apart from his digital debut, Ajay also has RRR, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Sooryavanshi in the pipeline in which, he is playing extended cameo roles. He also has Boney Kapoor's "Maidaan" in his kitty, in which he plays the protagonist while actress Priyamani has been cast as the female lead.