Porki launched

Challenging star Darshan’s next film Porki, remake of the Telugu super hit Pokiri has been launched. Porki is being directed by M.D. Sridhar and Hari Krishna is the music director. K. Krishna Kumar will handle the camera; Ravi Varma has been roped into direct the stunt scenes.

Pokiri, released in 2006, was one of the biggest hits in Telugu cinema. The film, written and directed by Puri Jagannath, featured Mahesh Babu and Ileana in the lead roles. In 2007, Pokiri was remade in Tamil as Pokkiri with Vijay and Asin in the lead.� Directed by Prabhu Deva, the film went on to become a huge box office success like the original version.

The shooting of Porki will commence on April 23.