Atharvaa's 'Kanithan', an action thriller released last year revolves around an aspiring journalist who uncovers a crime syndicate selling forged degree certificates. The film did very well at the box - office and is soon being remade in Telugu. Confirming the news producer Kalaipuli S Thanu says, "We have sold the Telugu remake rights of the movie for a huge sum. I heard that TN Santhosh is the frontrunner in helming the remake as well." Further details will be revealed soon.