According to a leading daily, Tamil superstar Dhanush may soon step into Ranbir Kapoor’s shoes for the Tamil remake of the 2012 release ‘Barfi’. Confirming this, a source said that ‘D Sir’ is quite keen to star in the remake as he loves essaying challenging characters on the big screen.
“The national award winner is likely to reprise the role of Ranbir in the Tamil version; after all the Aadukalam actor is game for challenging characters,” added the source.
Interestingly, some sources have also hinted that the remake will be titled ‘Duet’. However, this has not been confirmed yet.
Dhanush is arguably one of the most versatile actors in K-town today. Starring in a remake of ‘Barfi’ could help him push his limits and grow as a performer even further. We sincerely hope that this plan falls in place ASAP.
In case you did not know, ‘Barfi’ was a comedy-drama and featured Ranbir in the role of a differently-abled man. Directed by Anurag Basu, it also featured Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D’Cruz in the lead and received rave reviews upon release.
On a related note, this is a busy time for Dhanush. He will soon be seen in the eagerly-awaited ‘VIP 2’. An action-comedy, it is a sequel to the 2011 release ‘VIP’ and has been directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth. Besides Dhanush, it features Amala Paul and Kajol in the lead. Interestingly, this will be Dhanush’s first release of the year. He was last seen the critically acclaimed political thriller ‘Kodi’ also starred Trisha in the lead.