Lucifer, the Malayalam blockbuster of 2019 starred Mohanlal in the lead role. Recently, the remake rights of the film was bagged by Ram Charan with Chiranjeevi reprising Mohanlal's role in the Telugu version. Sukumar was said to have worked on the script and will be bankrolled jointly by NV Prasad’s NVR Cinema and Konidela Production Company. As the makers are planning to begin the shoot from October, the hunt for a director who can efficiently handle the project is progressing in full swing. Now, as per reports, Chiranjeevi and Charan are planning to bring in VV Vinayak on board as the director. They are also considering the prospect of Vamshi Paidipally and Srinu Vaitla on board the project.