Shruti Haasan out and Illeana in to play lead in Gabbar Singh

Telugu much-in-talks project, ‘Gabbar Singh’ has been making bigger ripples in the media and the whole Telugu film fraternity due to the matter that the movie is the remake version of Bollywood blockbuster ‘Dabangg’ starring Salman Khan, Arbaz Khan and Sonakshi Sinha in the main lead. The latest about this venture is that the film witnesses the replacement in the leading cast.

Well, Shruti Haasan, the sexy daughter of the brilliant actor of South and Bollywood industry, Kamal Haasan, has been replaced by another gorgeous beauty Illeana. Now Illeana is to essay the leading role opposite the hero Pawan Kalyan in the movie.

The exact reasons of dropping Shruti Haasan are unclear and the producers have been hiding the details of dumping Shruti from the cast. What impressed producer in Illeana is yet to be found out? The paparazzi have moored the belts to get the truth out of this story.

Harish Shankar is the director of this outing that has been churning out the headlines in the Telugu fraternity and in the media of South. The movie is expected to hit the jackpot like the original Hindi version did last year.

Dabangg’s popularity has also transcended to another film industry of India called ‘Tamil’. The remake version of Tamil has been shot and processed fully. The Tamil version is now ready to hit the screens on December 8th next month and it features Silambarasan and Richa in pivotal characters.

Dabangg’s Hindi sequel too has been decided to make and the film will go on floors by early next year from March 2012. Sonakshi Sinha has even dropped Abbas-Mustan’s Race 2 for this film. Salman Khan will play the main hero of the movie opposite Sinha. The leading villain Sonu Sood has been dropped and to put the man into his shoes, the names are being considered.