Apoorva Lakhia to Direct a Telugu Movie


Apoorva-LakhiaBollywood director Apoorva Lakhia is foraying into Tollywood with the movie Toofan, which is simultaneously made in Hindi as Zanjeer. Much before the release of his debut film, the director has received an offer to make a Telugu film. But Lakhia, who is yet to sign this project, has declined to divulge the details about his second project in T-Town.

Talking to PTI, Apoorva Lakhia said, “I have got an offer to make a Telugu film. It is a good offer. Besides, there are two action films in the pipeline. I can’t divulge details about it. All I can say is I haven’t decided anything about it yet. Right now my entire focus is on Zanjeer

Apoorva has directed action films like Mission Istanbul, Shootout At Lokhandwala and Zanjeer remake. Currently, he is looking forward to the release of Zanjeer remake, scheduled to hit theatres for September 6. Zanjeer, an action film is the remake of the 1973 Hindi film of the same name. The film was simultaneously shot in Hindi and Telugu and titled Toofan in the latter.

The film marks the Bollywood debut of popular Tollywood actor Ram Charan in the lead role along with Priyanka Chopra. Sanjay Dutt, Prakash Raj, Mahi Gill and Atul Kulkarni. “It (south) is a good market for films. Our hero Ram Charan Teja is from there and he has a fan following there,” he said.