A Tamil remake Billa starring Prabhas and Anushka in the female lead role, is launched on Vijayadasami day i.e. October 10, in an informal way without inviting the press. The film is titled as Billa in Telugu also. The film is being directed by Meher Ramesh of Kantri fame, produced by Prabhas’s own banner Gopikrishna Movies. Manisharma scored the music. Rebel star Krishnam Raju is also playing an important role.
Namitha is hooked in the film for a similar sexy role as in the Tamil version. Anushka will be playing the role played by Nayanatara in Tamil. The highlight of the picture is the combination of Prabhas and Krishnam Raju due to the fans of Prabhas is waiting to see both coming together since a long time.
Director Meher Ramesh said that Billa starts its regular shoot from October third week. First schedule will be in foreign locations i.e in Malaysia, Bangkok, and Dubai for 70 Days and later in Vizag. Popular Tamil cinematographer Sundar Rajan handling this project and made in the Superscope 235 Format.
Cast: Prabhas, Anushka, Namitha, Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha.
Crew: Banner: Gopikrishna Movies; Presented by: Krishnam Raju; Script Assistance: Thota Prasad, Mohan Dikshit and Kannan; Camera: Soundarrajan; Editing: Marthand K. Venkatesh; Dance: Raju Sundaram, Prem Rakshith, Brinda, Kalyan; Music: Manisharma; Producers: Prabodh, Narendra; Dialogues, Screenplay & Director: Meher Ramesh.