Young heroes Ram Charan Tej, NTR Jr and Naga Chaitanya have done songs from their fathers’ and relatives’ films. Now, Vishnu Babu is going a step further. He is doing a movie in which his father, Mohan Babu, was the hero. Vishnu will render his dad’s role in the remake of the 1990s blockbuster Assembly Rowdy. The film was a big hit and Mohan Babu’s performance and dialogues as a man who enters the legislative Assembly to clean up the system were a rage among the public.
“With a bit of tweaking, the political spoof is still relevant today since not much has changed. In fact, more politicians involved in various scams are exposed everyday. So the Paruchuri brothers, who penned the original, have worked on it again and made it more contemporary,” said a source close to the Manchu family. The movie script is going to changed according to present political scenario where Manchu Vishnu is going to don the role of YS.Jagan .
“It’s a challenging role but he is working hard to do justice to it. After a few comedies, the actor is attempting larger-than-life roles that his father is known for,” the source said. Assembly Rowdy is also remembered for a stellar performance by the late Divya Bharati. “She was a revelation in the film. It’s difficult to find an actress who can do her role but we are looking at a few top names,” the source added.