Sequel to blockbuster Chandramukhi is finally shaping up sans the original hero, superstar Rajnikant. Venkatesh will be doing the lead role in Chandramukhi –2 for the Telugu version. Director P Vasu made Chandramukhi based on his Kannada film, Aptamitra also directed its sequel in Kannada, Aptarakshaka with Vishnuvardhan. Now Aptarakshaka doing well in Karanataka, Vasu wants to remake it as Chandramukhi 2 and he first approached Rajnikant but the star declined to do the movie.
So, for its Telugu version, Venkatesh has agreed to star and Vasu will be directing it soon for producer Bellamknonda Suresh who snapped the remake rights for a whopping amount.