Chiranjeevi romanced Sridevi 30 years ago; son Ram Charan to do the same with Jhanvi Kapoor in sequel?
30 years ago, mega Star Chiranjeevi romanced actress Sridevi in Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari a romantic drama, and now there is a possibility that his son Ram Charan and Sridevi's daughter will act in the sequel.
In the 1990s, one of the highest grossing films Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari(JVAS) starring mega star Chiranjeevi and Sridevi captured the hearts of the Telugu movie audience. The songs became a superhit and was a preferred choice to be played during orchestral performances to celebrate festivals.
Now after 30 years, the supernatural fantasy film’s sequel will probably have the stars’ children stepping into their shoes.
Chiranjeevi's son Ram Charan Teja and Sridevi's's daughter Janhvi Kapoor may be paired opposite each other as producer Ashwin Dutt has hinted about making a sequel.
In an interview to Telugu news TV channel, Ashwin revealed that he wanted to make the sequel and retire. He said, "It will be wonderful if it happens. "
Interestingly, Ram Charan's debut film Chirutha was bankrolled by Ashwin Dutt and it is said, the idea of making a sequel has been taking shape for quite some time.
According to sources, as Ashwin's production house will turn 50 in 2024, the producer may be planning to close his five-decade long career in films with the sequel of JVAS.
In 1990, JVAS made Rs 13 crore and was the biggest Telugu hit of the year. The film had the ensemble cast of Bollywood's famous villain Amrish Puri, Rami Reddy, Allu Ramalingaiah and Tiger Prabhakar. Its music was helmed by maestro Ilaiyaraaja.