My film not remake of `Pelli Pusthakam`: director

Updated: Nov 03, 2012, 14:24 PM IST

Chennai: Upcoming Telugu romantic entertainer ‘Pelli Pusthakam’ is not a remake of the 1991 movie of the same name, says director Ramakrishna Macchakanti.

"My film is not a remake of the old `Pelli Pusthakam`. We named it after the old film because the story demanded it. Moreover, we`ve also taken the permission to use the same title," Ramakrishna told IANS.

Niti Taylor and Rahul Ravindran have been roped in to play the lead in the film, which also stars Anil, Nagineedu, Yashaswini and Srinivas.

Produced by T. Nagireddy, T.V Gopal and P. Suman, ‘Pelli Pusthakam’ will have music by Sekhar Chandra and editing by Martand K. Venkatesh.