‘Dabangg’ arrives in Telugu

Power Star Pawan Kalyan will produce and play the lead role in the Telugu version of the Salman Khan blockbuster hit.

Published: 02nd February 2011 12:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:51 PM   |  A+A-

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Power Star Pawan Kalyan (Pic: ENS)

HYDERABAD: Power Star is all set to produce and act in the Telugu remake of the Hindi blockbuster. Titled ‘Gabbar Singh’ in Telugu, Pawan who will essay the cop’s role Gabbar Singh (Chulbul Pandey) is producing this film under his banner Pawan Kalyan Creative Works Banner.

Harish Shankar, who directed the successful ‘Mirapakai’, will direct ‘Gabbar Singh’, the first production of Pawan’s banner.

Producer Arbaaz Khan has confirmed that the Telugu rights of Bollywood blockbuster ‘Dabangg’ has been sold to Pawan Kalyan. He has put an end to the speculations, which said that the rights of the film are yet to be sold.

Earlier, after announcing that ‘Gabbar Singh’ is a remake of ‘Dabangg’, a few reports claimed that Pawan Kalyan had not acquired the rights and producer Arbaaz was still in negotiations. It was also reported that makers of ‘Gabbar Singh’ would land in trouble if they claim it as ‘Dabangg’s remake.

However, ‘Dabangg’ maker has clarified and said that it is sold to Pawan Kalyan. He is also happy for selling the Telugu rights to him.

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