Ram Charan in Sampath's film

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 25, 2011 11:20 hrs

Ram Charan's third film, Merupu, that was launched last year, has been put off. 

According to our sources, producer N V Prasad wanted another director director instead of the Tamil director Dharani. After much dilly-dallying N V Prasad decided on the young director Sampath Nandi to Ram Charan to narrate a story and the director of Emaindi Ee Vela reportedly left a good impression. 

So, this movie is all set to go to the sets instead of Dharani's Merupu

It should be remembered that Dharani came up with a storyline that is too mass oriented and requires a huge budget. But Ram Charan's father Chiranjeevi is not in favour of such risky movies. So the project has been dropped. 

Sampath Nandi is now giving final touches to his script.