Lucifer Suits My Personality And Style, Says Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi, the megastar is all set to essay the lead role in the official remake of Lucifer, the 2019-released Malayalam blockbuster. The project, which is expected to start rolling by the second half of 2020, will mark Chiranjeevi’s first collaboration with Sujeeth, the young filmmaker who rose to fame with Saaho.
In a recent interview given to a popular daily, the megastar finally opened up about the project and his character. Chiranjeevi, who is all excited about the project, stated that Lucifer movie and its central character perfectly suit his personality and style. The senior actor also remarked that the Mohanlal starrer which is directed by Prithviraj Sukumaran is totally his kind of film.
Chiranjeevi is appearing as the central character Stephen Nedumpally, which was essayed by Mohanlal in the original. Reportedly, Allu Arjun, the popular actor has been roped in to play a crucial role in the project. If the reports are to be believed, Allu Arjun is reprising the character Zayed Masood, which was played by Prithviraj in the original.
In that case, Lucifer remake with mark Allu Arjun’s first onscreen collaboration with Chiranjeevi. The sources close to the project suggest that the remake will not be an exact copy of the Malayalam blockbuster, but director Sujeeth is planning to make some changes in the storyline to cater to the Telugu movie audiences. As per the reports, it was Ram Charan, the producer of the project who suggested Saaho director Sujeeth to helm the Lucifer remake. Initially, the project was offered to director Sukumaran, but he turned down the offer, citing the creative limitations of a remake as the reason.