Nerkonda Paarvai, directed by H Vinoth, is the remake of the hit Bollywood flick Pink which had Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles. The Tamil film is scheduled for release on August 8 this year. Bankrolled by Boney Kapoor under his banner the film has Ajith, Vidya Balan, Shraddha Srinath, Abhirami Venkatachalam and Andrea Tariang in the star cast.
Vidya Balan, who has won several awards in her career, will be making her debut in the Tamil film industry with this film.
In an interview to The Hindu, she has said, āIf there is a section of audiences who hadnāt seen the Hindi original because of the language barrier, they deserve a chance.ā She added, āWhen I learned that Boneyji brought in Ajith on board, it was just icing on the cake for meā¦ Iām just glad that everything fell in place; my first film in Tamil starring Ajith and produced by Boney ji.ā
On working with Ajith, she said, āI couldnāt believe that the guy, who drives people mad, was standing in front of me with utmost simplicity,ā she exclaims, āTo be honest, I felt as though I was acting with his lookalike. He was that humble. When I spoke to him about the āThalaā image and how different he was in person, he was shy.ā
Nerkonda Paarvai was officially launched in December last year with the shooting beginning in February this year. The film also stars journalis Rangaraj Pandey and director Adhik Ravichandran in pivotal roles. The film has music by Yuvan Shankar Raja and Nirav Shah cranking the camera with Praveen KL in charge of the editing.
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