Directed by debutant Koratala Siva, 'Mirchi' starred Prabhas, Anushka Shetty and Richa Gangopadhyay in the lead roles. Released in February this year, the film went on to be a huge blockbuster.
John has acquired the Hindi remake rights from the makers. "I saw the film and loved it a lot. We have bought the rights of the film and are quite excited to remake it here in Hindi. I would be acting in the film too," John told PTI.
The other actors for the film are yet to be cast, he said. Apart from this, John's next film as a producer and actor will be 'Madras Cafe' and 'Hamara Bajaj'. His other acting projects include 'Welcome Back' and 'Dostana 2'.