Rana plans to remake Oh! Baby
Actor Rana Daggubati is happy with the success of the Telugu comedy ‘Oh! Baby,’ and says he will "definitely" look at the idea of remaking it in Hindi soon.
Actor Rana Daggubati is happy with the success of the Telugu comedy 'Oh! Baby,' and says he will "definitely" look at the idea of remaking it in Hindi soon.
Directed by Nandini Reddy, 'Oh! Baby' is the story of a 70-year-old woman who wakes up one day to find herself in the body of a 24-year-old.
'Oh! Baby', which features Samantha Akkineni in the lead role, is the official remake of the South Korean comedy 'Miss Granny'. Rana has backed the film through his banner Suresh Productions.
"Clearly, it's a story that travels. It a story originally written in Korean language and adapted into many other languages in the world. I will definitely look at making it in Hindi soon," said Rana.
"Although the central plot and conflicts are the same, many adaptations and additional characters have been introduced that form an essential part of the drama and fun in the film," he added.
What are the challenges while making remakes?
"The adaptation, the characters and the story must feel like it's happening in a world that the can audiences relate to.
The characters should be such that they find a connect with them," he said. The film has garnered more than Rs 10 crore collections the two Telugu states.
On the work front, the grandson of Ramanaidu is playing business tycoon in 'Hathi Meri Sathi', a army personnel in multi-lingual film '1945' and doing another challenging role in 'Virataparvam 1992'.
"Rana will be taking up different roles and themes to carve a niche for himself in T-town, rather than doing clichéd star-centric movies," adds a source.