Blockbuster Telugu film, Dookudu is all set to be remade in Kannada. Though a few top stars of Sandalwood tried to get the rights for themselves, the buzz doing the rounds is that Puneeth has bagged the role. Puneeth, who is presently busy with his reality show has confirmed doing Ninnidile. Ask him about Dookudu and he said, "Right now we are still at discussion stages. It will announced as and when everything gets finalised."
Producer Anil Sunkura of the Telugu version is keen to work with the Power Star. Giving more dope on the movie, Anil said, "We wanted to remake Dookudu in Kannada and we approached Puneeth to do the role who also showed interest. Currently talks are on. We will make the announcement soon," said Anil.
Dookudu was a Telugu action comedy directed by Sreenu Vaitla. The ensemble cast, stars Mahesh Babu and Samantha. The film was released in 2011 had the largest worldwide opening.