Rajkummar Rao to star in Hindi remake of Telugu thriller HIT


I wanted to cast someone who can bring that darkness to the role and still make the audience root for him with a matured performance. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: July 15, 2020 10:34:34 am

Rajkummar Rao said HIT is an engaging story, which is relevant in today’s environment. Rajkummar Rao, who will be playing the cop, is excited about the project and said in a statement, “It’s an engaging story, relevant in today’s environment. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. The Tollywood movie featured Vishwak Sen and Ruhani Sharma in the lead roles. He said, “Yes, I see HIT has the potential to be a successful franchise in Bollywood too. So it’s a troubled character. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd The idea is to create a realistic world of crime and investigation and put a bunch of beautifully flawed and grey characters in that world. HIT’s plot focuses on a cop who is tracing a missing woman. The film will be produced by Dil Raju and Kuldeep Rathore. He is a terrific actor and has managed to surprise us every time with his performances. Dr Sailesh Kolanu shared that he intends to expand the HIT universe down south and in Bollywood as well. What is also interesting about the project is that it is being planned as a massive investigative franchise. I am looking forward to take this journey with Sailesh and Dil Raju.”
Director Sailesh Kolanu, meanwhile, is excited to join hands with Rajkummar, who he considers a terrific actor. Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao will star in the Hindi remake of Telugu thriller HIT, the makers revealed on Wednesday. Of course, I will be making very minor changes to suit the sensibilities of the audience all over India. I felt Raj can evoke that kind of response. I feel the premise of HIT is very global. And then let multiple stories unfold within that world.”
The Hindi remake of HIT is scheduled to go on floors the next year. I have been following Rajkummar’s work ever since I watched Shaitaan. As an actor, I am always on the lookout to play characters I haven’t explored, and HIT gives me a chance to do that. “The first case of HIT tells the story of a police officer who is constantly fighting a battle with his past and his present. The Hindi version will be helmed by Dr Sailesh Kolanu, who had also directed the original movie. I am really excited to be working with Rajkummar Rao and Dil Raju Sir on this project,” said Kolanu.