Venkatesh’s next film, the remake of Hindi – Tamil bilingual, Saala Khadoos will go on floors later this month. We are told that ‘Guru’ is being considered as the title of this film which is a sports drama. In this film Venkatesh plays the role of a rugged and temperamental boxing coach. The movie shooting after it begins will go non-stop till completion and is being planned for January 2017 release.
The Telugu version will be directed by Sudha Kongara who directed the original version. Saala Khadoos deals with the relationship between a boxing coach (R. Madhavan) and his student, played by debutante Ritika Singh. She will reprise the same role in the remake project as well. Guru is set in Vishakapatnam backdrop.