Chennai: Actress Shruti Haasan, who plays one of the female leads in the Telugu remake of Malayalam blockbuster "Premam", will be essaying the role of a college lecturer.
"Shruti will be reprising Sai Pallavi's role of a lecturer in the remake. She'll be undergoing special makeover for her role. She has already started prepping for her role," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
To be directed by Chandoo Mondeti, the film is tentatively titled "Majnu", and will feature Naga Chaitanya in the lead.
Anupama Parameswaran, who was part of the original, will reprise her own role in the film.
The shooting of the film will start from the first week of December.
This coming-of-age drama, which traces three stages in the life of its protagonist over a decade, will be produced by S. Radha Krishna.