There was a lot of speculation if Chiranjeevi would star in the Munnabhai sequel, tentatively titled Shankar Dada Zindabad. Megastar openly made a statement that if the grapevine that the producer bought the movieâ€™s remake rights for a sum of 7 crores as publicized, he would do the movie as the film will go over budget and recovery would be near impossible. But, things are being worked out and the project is likely to roll. Its heard that the producer Gemini Kiran was able to pull off a casting coup of sorts by roping the in-demand Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who played the heroine in the original to star in the remake. Though, official sources have confirmed this news, the buzz is the trade echoes this. The makers are considering to rope-in Prabhudeva to be the director, while this too is yet to be confirmed. Devi Sri Prasad who scored the music for Shankar Dada MBBS is roped in as the music director. Devi Sri Prasadâ€™s last release â€“ Bommarillu was a musical hit, while his latest release Rakhee to climbed to the top of the charts instantly. Paruchuri Brothers are working on the telugu version of the script.