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Gautham Menon confirms Gharshana 2 with Venkatesh during the promotion of Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu

The Silambarasan-starrer has been dubbed into Telugu as The Life of Muthu

Gautham Menon confirms Gharshana 2 with Venkatesh during the promotion of Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu

Gautham Menon; Venkatesh in Gharshana

  • Thinkal Menon

Last Updated: 10.26 AM, Sep 18, 2022

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Silambarasan's Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu was released on Thursday, and its Telugu version, titled The Life of Muthu, hit the screens in the Telugu states on Saturday. The film's director Gautham Menon and female lead Siddhi Idnani were present at Hyderabad the other day to promote its Tollywood version.

During one of the promotional interactions, Gautham surprised one and all by revealing that he will be making a sequel to Gharshana soon. Venkatesh himself will be playing the lead in the second part, he announced, and added that a discussion was held with the actor recently regarding the same at Rana's home.

Gharshana, the remake of Kaakha Kaakha, was released a year after the Tamil original version in theatres in 2004. He recollected how Venkatesh was impressed with the Suriya-starrer and wanted to do it in Telugu. During the recent interaction, Venkatesh expressed interest in its sequel, and Gautham will begin the scripting process soon.

The filmmaker, who has earlier worked with Tollywood heroes like Naga Chaitanya and Nani, will be teaming up with Ram Pothineni as well in the next year. He is also busy with the final leg scripting of Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu 2, the announcement of which made Kamal Haasan fans excited recently.

Meanwhile, the second part of Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu, is expected to begin in 2024. The first part of the gangster drama comes with the tag The Kindling'. The movie chronicles the life of Muthu, a youngster who goes to Mumbai to eke out a living.

Radikaa Sarathkumar, Neeraj Madhav and Siddique play pivotal roles in the project which has music composed by AR Rahman and action choreography helmed by Yannick Ben along with Lee Whittaker.

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