‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ which is a remake of 1971’s movie of the same name which starred the first superstar of the Bollywood industry, veteran actor ‘Rajesh Khanna’, looks like a promising film. This one is starring Baahubali series actor and South’s star Rana Daggubati as Bandev, the herder.
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The first look of the movie was unveiled today by Rana where he will be playing the character of ‘Bandev’ and the movie is a trilingual remake – giving the tribute to the older one which was a super hit and shaped the career of the late actor Rajesh Khanna. This movie will be shot in Hindi, Tamil and Telegu wherein the Baahubali actor Daggubati will be essaying the lead role.
‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ will be shot in Thailand and in various locations in India and will be directed by Prabhu Solomon. It will be high on VFX and is slated to release in Diwali 2018.
This movie can be an official entry card for Daggubati in the Bollywood industry. The ‘Dum Maro Dum’ actor will be seen portraying the role of a herder along with his elephant as it can be seen in the first look of the movie where Rana’s hair is grey coloured and behind him is the huge elephant whose trunk is resting on his shoulders.
The shooting of the movie will start in January and update on the lead cast is yet to be announced.
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