Gone are the days when our actors and directors remade movies of neighboring States, after witnessing their performances in box offices. According to sources, Ettappan, the new film of Srikanth is a remake of Kannada movie Buddhivantha, which is currently on floors.
It is said that Buddhivantha, which has Kananda hero Upendra in the lead role is a story of a protagonist with lot of negative shades. Grapevine is that Upendra is acting in dual roles in the movie, both as hero and villain.
Apparently impressed by the storyline, Srikanth who wants to reposition himself with a mega hit as this is his first film after wedding is keen on doing the movie. Directed by Maheshwaran, Ettappan has Navya Nair in female lead.