Chennai, Oct 9: Upcoming Tamil thriller “KO 2” is the official remake of Nara Rohith-starrer Telugu film “Pratinidhi”, according to sources. (Read: Jack Black opens up about brother’s death) Also Read - KGF 2 Release Date Out: Yash Aka Rocky Bhai, Sanjay Dutt as Adheera Set to Rule Screens on THIS Date

“The makers of ‘KO 2’ have kept it a secret but the film is the remake of Telugu film ‘Pratinidhi’,” a source from the film’s unit told IANS. Starring Bobby Simhaa, Prakash Raj and Nikki Galrani in important roles, “KO 2” follows the events after a chief minister gets kidnapped by a common man. Also Read - KGF Chapter 2: Yash Resumes Shooting of The Film From Tomorrow, Shoot To Wrap Up By October End

Prakash Raj will be essaying the role of the chief minister, while Simhaa will play the common man disguised as a television reporter. “KO 2” is produced by R.S. Infotainment and directed by Sarath Mandava. Interestingly, Sarath’s brother Prashanth directed the original film. Also Read - Prakash Raj on Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death: I’ve Lived Through Nepotism But This Child Couldn’t

In related news, Megastar Chiranjeevi has shocked thousands of his by calling them “Stupid fellows”. The video of the actor mouthing these insulting words has gone viral on YouTube and Facebook. What’s more, the incident happened during the audio launch of his son Ram Charan’s upcoming movie Bruce Lee, also starring Rakul Preet Singh. (Image credits: Twitter)