Will Alaya F step into Samantha Akkineni's shoes? Ekta Kapoor to remake south horror movie U-Turn
Alaya F to do Samantha Akkineni's character from the movie popular movie U-Turn as Ekta Kapoor's is all set to make Bollywood remake of the south horror movie; read details
Bollywood filmmaker Ekta Kapoor is all set to remake critically acclaimed Tamil-Telugu bilingual, featuring Samantha Akkineni essaying the lead role. U-Turn will be produced by Cult Movies, which is a new division under Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms, which produces new-age and edgy content.
The film will be a horror thriller, starring Alaya F in the lead and is directed by debutante director Arif Khan.
Interestingly, U-Turn is the third film announced under Cult Movies, after Anurag Kashyap’s Dobaaraa and Dibakar Banerjee’s Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2.
According to reports, the film goes on floors tomorrow. Talking about the collaboration, Ekta Kapoor shares, “Alaya was fantastic in her debut film. There’s a self-assured yet vulnerable quality to her that I believe can connect with audiences across. U-Turn takes you on a ride with twists & turns galore and edge-of-the-seat excitement. I’m so happy to have Alaya on board.”
Sharing the same view, Alaya F adds, “It is an extremely exciting opportunity to collaborate with Ekta ma'am so early on in my career, especially for such an interesting project. I feel responsible to be bestowed with the task to drive such an intriguing story and I'm absolutely overjoyed to start this journey.”