The remake of south films is highly in trend. The trend of remaking south Indian films in Bollywood has been going on for long but this trend, of late, is quite hit the heads of the filmmakers. According to recent reports, a Malayalam film will be remade in Hindi.
Aashiq Abu’s Mayaanadhi starring Tovino Thomas and Aishwarya Lekshmi, which released last year, received lots of love from the audience. The love story was the biggest hit of 2017 and it had impressed the audience at the level that the makers are planning for Hindi remake. according to reports, the film will be remade in Hindi by filmmaker Joe Rajan, who has previously directed Luv U Soniyo (2012).
The shooting of the Bollywood project will go on floors soon and will be produced by Santosh Kuruvilla of Malayalam film Ee Ma Yau fame. It is also being said that popular Marathi actor Sachin Pilgaonkar will also be seen in the film. More details about the film are awaited. It remains to see who steps into the shoes of Tovino Thomas and Aishwarya Lekshmi for the remake.
The Malayalam original, starring Tovino Thomas and Aishwarya Lekshmi, showcased the turbulent relationship between Mathew, a man on the run and Aparna, an aspiring actress.
Co-scripted by Dileesh Nair and Syam Puskaran, Mayaanadhi was released on December 22. The film had received appreciation from the audience and critics alike.
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Meanwhile, Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has been roped in for the lead role of the Hindi remake of Telugu film Arjun Reddy (2017). Queen Once Again (remake of the Hindi hit movie ‘Queen’) is also in making. The film will star Tamannaah Bhatia.