It's known that Telugu actor-filmmaker Adivi Sesh, who's known for films like Baahubali: The Beginning, Kshanam and Ami has been finalized to reprise the role of Arjun Kapoor in the Telugu remake of Bollywood hit film 2 States. The untitled film will also see the directorial debut of Venkat Reddy, a former associate of director VV Vinayak.
And now, the makers have roped in Shivani, the daughter of veteran actor Rajasekhar to portray the role of Alia Bhatt in the film. Interestingly, the film also marks her acting debut. It will be a good launch for Shivani as the role has lot of acting to offer.
Produced by MLV Sathyanarayana, the untitled film will go on floors from February.
States is considered as the biggest hit of Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor. The 2014 romantic drama, which was based on award winning novelist Chetan Bhagat's 2009 novel with the same title starred Alia Bhatt in the female lead role. 2 States also marked the directorial debut of Abhishek Varma and went on to become the first Rs. 100 crore grosser for Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.