Couple of days back reports came that the most happening beauty Pooja Hegde gave a huge shock to mega family by walking out of Mega Prince Varun Tej's upcoming entertainer Valmiki directed by Harish Shankar. It is known that Valmiki is a remake of Tamil hit Jigarthanda.
Reports suggested that Pooja Hegde was miffed with all the talk about her remuneration and decided to walk out of the project. Pooja was allegedly offered a whopping Rs 2 crs by the makers for her role with a duration of just 15 minutes.
However now inside talk is Pooja did not walk out and is very much part of the project. It is learnt that, Pooja will not be romancing Varun Tej, but Kollywood actor Atharva Murali. Earlier rumors spread that Pooja replaced Mrinalini Ravi who was supposed to be cast opposite Varun Tej.
Sources say Harish Shankar is making lot of changes to the script of Jigarthanda to elevate the heroism of Varun Tej who is playing the role of Bobby Simha. It is known that Bobby Simha played the negative role while Siddharth played the lead role in the original.