India, Nov. 19 -- Srikanth Addala has been roped in to direct the Telugu remake of recent Tamil blockbuster Asuran which will star Venkatesh in the lead. In his latest media interview, producer D Suresh Babu confirmed they've signed Addala to direct the remake. However, he didn't reveal other cast details yet.

Meanwhile, reliable sources have confirmed that Shriya Saran has been signed to play Venkatesh's wife in the remake. She will reprise Manju Warrier's role from the original. Asuran, based on popular Tamil novel Vekkai, turned out to be a blockbuster with over Rs 100 crore in gross earnings.

Directed by Vetrimaaran, the film is the blood-soaked revenge story of a father, a farmer, who avenges the ruthless murder of his elder son. T...