Reports are doing rounds that Jayam Ravi may be roped in to play the lead role in the Tamil remake to Akshay Kumar’s ‘Baby’ and soon an official announcement may be made. Reports indicate that the film may be directed by I.Ahmed who shot to fame with Manithan which was also a remake of Bollywood film Jolly LLB. “The official announcement will be made very soon. But the project is definitely happening and Ravi is really excited about it. Ahmed is currently working on the final draft of the script and if everything goes as planned, they’ll go on the floors from April or May,” a source was quoted in a report by TNM. It is being reported that Madhie may handle the cinematography for the Tamil remake. ‘Baby’ starred Akshay Kumar in the role of a spy and also starred Rana Daggubati, Anupam Kher, Danny Dengzopa and Taapsee Pannu in important roles. If this materialises, it will one of the biggest films in Jayam Ravi’s career since Baby was one of the path-breaking films in Bollywood in recent past.
Jayam Ravi also has Tik Tik Tik lined up for release at the present which is said to be India’s first space film. Directed by Shakthi Soundar Rajan, Tik Tik Tik also stars Nivetha Pethuraj as the other lead actors. ‘Tik Tik Tik’ got postponed just two days before the release for unknown reasons. Jayam Ravi took to his social networking pages and had made the announcement about the release, and said that a new release date will be announced soon. Ravi also thanked everyone who supported his film unconditionally. Said to be India’s first space film, ‘Tik Tik Tik’ is directed by Shakti Soundar Rajan and also stars Nivetha Pethuraj in other lead role. “#Tiktiktik will not be releasing this Republic Day but we will be announcing a new release date very soon! I thank my fans and well wishers for standing by me as always & request you to continue supporting the film,” wrote Jayam Ravi on his Twitter page. ‘Tik Tik Tik’ had created a huge buzz in South Indian cinema with its teasers and trailer, and audiences were eager to watch the film on the big screen. However, with the change in release date, the wait continues to watch the first space film in India.