According to leading daily, popular actor Jyothika may soon star in Southern remake of Vidya Balan’s much-loved Tumhari Sulu and add another strong role to her kitty. The said remake will apparently be helmed by Radha Mohan and will help Jyo continue her tryst with strong female-centric stories. The rest of the details are not known yet, however, some announcements could be made soon.
Interestingly, Radha Mohan had previously directed Jyothika in Mozhi and helped her win tremendous acclaim. In it, she essayed the role of a hearing-impaired girl and came close to winning a National award. As such, this could be the right combination for the proposed remake.
In case you did not know, Tumhari Sulu was comedy-drama and hit screens last year. In it, Vidya essayed the role of an RJ and received praise for her work. Directed by Suresh Triveni, it also had Neha Dhupia and Manav Kaul in key roles.
It will indeed worth watching if Jyo is ale recreate the magic of the original. On a related note, Jyo has been doing some brilliant work these days. In 2017, she received praise for her work in Magalir Mattum. While talking about it, she had said that the film had a highly relatable narrative.
“It is a feel-good entertainer and everything is real without any exaggeration. There are a lot of deep emotions and enjoyable moments as well,” she had said.
Her most recent release is Naachiyaar. It has been directed by Bala and features her in the role of a cop. Also featuring young star GV Prakash Kumar in the lead, it has opened to a decent response at the box office and received rave reviews along the way,
At present, Jyothika has Mani Ratnam’s Chekka Chivantha Vaanam. In her kitty. In it, she will be seen alongside STR and Arvind Swami.