Impressed by the thrilling script of the forthcoming Nayantara starrer, Tamil film Kolaiyuthir Kaalam, producer Vashu Bhagnani is all set to remake the same in Hindi. Furthermore, it has been revealed that Tamannaah Bhatia plays the protagonist in the film and Prabhu Dheva portraying the antagonist.
Though not many details have been divulged about the film, Prabhu Deva revealed that he was mighty surprised when he was approached for the role. This will be the first time when Prabhu Deva will play a villain and he stated that he was indeed taken aback with the offer, and that one doesn’t expect this kind of role from him. Commenting on the same Dheva added, “When I was narrated the script ,i was taken aback- it was a very different kind of a role ,even I didn’t expect myself to be playing a character like this – its d first time I am essaying an antagonist”
On the other hand, excited about making the remake of a Tamil film, Vashu Bhagnani reminisced saying, “”Our first film Coolie No.1 (1995) was a remake of a Tamil film Chinna Mapillai, and it became a cult. Today after 21 years we are again venturing into making a remake of a Tamil film and are really excited for this one. After making handful of comedy films, now we want to explore different genres and this thriller is something that excited all of us. With Tamannah Bhatia’s chemistry with Prabhu Dheva and a brilliant script in hand, the shooting has already commenced in London. ”
While the shooting for the Tamil film kick started in November last year, the shooting for the Hindi remake has started in London. From what we hear, Bhumika Chawla too will be a part of the film that will be produced by Vashu Bhagnani and Deepshikha Deshmukh. It marks the debut of Tamil director Chakra Toleti (who is also directing the original) in Bollywood.
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