The Malayalam crime thriller “Oppam,” starring Mohanlal in the role of a blind man, is one of the biggest hits in Mollywood history. Popping the records of even super hits, this Priyadarshan directed thriller has collected Rs. 50 crores so far. Such is its box office stamina. This is going to be remade into Hindi and Kannada by Ajay Devgn and Shivrajkumar, respectively. In Telugu, it will be a dubbed version titled “Kanupapa.”
The Telugu presenters are planning to launch “Kanupapa” audio release function on January 25th and the film will hit the screens on Feb 3rd.
Telling the story of a blind elevator operator, a challenging role essayed with panache by the redoubtable Complete Actor, Mohanlal, who has to nab the actual killer when he is wrongly charged with a murder at the apartment. The film comes with nuanced elements like Mohanlal’s character possessing certain extraordinary sensory powers.
Bowled over by the content, many producers tried their best for the Telugu remake rights of this movie. Finally, Aashirvad Cinemas and Overseas Network Entertainment are jointly producing this movie’s Telugu dubbed version “Kanupapa.” Mohanlal is the producer and Dileep Kumar Bolugoti is the presenter for the movie.
Since the Malayalam superstar has endeared himself to Telugu audience with two back to back films ”Manamantha” and ”Janatha Garage,” in recent times, ”Kanupapa” will be greatly awaited in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.