Durgavati: Bhumi Pednekar to star in Hindi remake of Telugu movie 'Bhaagamathie'

Presented by Akshay Kumar, Durgavati will be directed by G Ashok, who directed the original movie.

Published: 01st December 2019 10:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st December 2019 10:13 AM   |  A+A-

Bhumi Pednekar will star in 'Durgavati' which will be directed by G Ashok

Bhumi Pednekar will star in 'Durgavati' which will be directed by G Ashok (Twitter photo)

Bhumi Pednekar will star in an upcoming ‘scary-thriller’ titled Durgavati, to be presented by Akshay Kumar. Written and directed by G Ashok, the film will go on floors by January. The film is said to be a remake of the Telugu film Bhaagamathie, starring Anushka Shetty. 

“I have waited so long to share this one with you. So excited to announce my next film Durgavati. A scary-thriller going on floor mid-January. Thank you Akshay Kumar sir for your constant belief in me. I am so excited for this one,” Bhumi tweeted. 

G Ashok has directed films like Aakasa Ramanna, Pilla Zamindar and Chitrangada. In 2018, he directed Bhaagamathie, starring Anushka Shetty as an IAS officer called Chanchala trapped inside a haunted house, where she gets possessed by a spirit.

The film also starred Jayaram, Unni Mukundan, Asha Sarath  and Murali Sharma in pivotal roles. Durgavati will be presented by Cape Of Good Films and produced by T-Series and Abundantia Entertainment. Bhumi Pednekar’s upcoming release is Pati Patni Aur Woh. 

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